1. Ranking Metta World Peace's 15 Best Tweets of the Summer

    New York Knicks small forward Metta World Peace is many things. A defensive-minded player on a team full of shooters. A philosopher on the wonders of the human body. A table-leg-murder witness ...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about over 2 years ago 3,474 reads 7 comments

  2. Breaking Down the Oakland Athletics' September Series

    After winning Wednesday's series finale against the Texas Rangers , the Oakland Athletics are in spitting distance of first place in the American League West with a favorable September schedule ahead...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about over 2 years ago 739 reads 2 comments

  3. 5 Biggest Things to Watch for in San Francisco 49ers Opener

    The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers open the season on September 8 with a rematch of the NFC divisional game, when Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick ran for a record 181 yards to lead his team to a 45-31 victory...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about over 2 years ago 1,296 reads 3 comments

  4. Ranking the Oakland Athletics' Top Pitching Prospects

    Blue, Hunter and Fingers. Hudson, Mulder and Zito. Gonzalez, Cahill and Bailey. Parker, Griffin and Straily ...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about over 2 years ago 1,764 reads 3 comments

  5. Who the Sacramento Kings Should Start at Power Forward in 2013-14

    The Sacramento Kings have a problem many teams would love to have: too many good power forwards. Incumbent Jason Thompson is joined by recent acquisitions Patrick Patterson and Carl Landry, all of whom are fighting for starter's minutes...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,737 reads 7 comments

  6. Ranking the Best Oakland Athletics Teams of All Time

    Since moving to Oakland in 1968, the Athletics have consistently churned out star-studded teams, winning four World Series and making the playoffs 16 times...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 2,086 reads 5 comments

  7. Breaking Down Jarrod Parker's Top Pitches

    In Jarrod Parker's second season as a starting pitcher for the Oakland Athletics he has emerged as a young star thanks to an impressive arsenal of pitches. Parker has been untouchable since May 22, compiling a 8-0 record, 2...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 996 reads 0 comments

  8. In Defense of the Sacramento Kings' Chuck Hayes

    The Chuck Hayes Gardenia is one of America's toughest flowers as it is able to withstand both hot and cold temperatures. Sacramento Kings ' forward/center Chuck Hayes ' parents picked a fitting name for their sturdy son...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 2,262 reads 13 comments

  9. Ranking the San Francisco Giants' Top Outfield Prospects

    The San Francisco Giants ' minor league system is teeming with young outfielders, all of whom have the potential to play for the big leagues one day. As B/R featured columnist J...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 2,566 reads 1 comments

  10. Sacramento Kings: 2013-14 Season Should Be Improvement

    After weathering a storm of losing, the Sacramento Kings are ready to right the ship in the 2013-14 season. The Kings have gone seven straight seasons without a .500 record, but a number of new pieces are in place for a franchise turnaround...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,614 reads 4 comments

  11. Oakland Athletics' Ultimate 'Moneyball' Team

    When Michael Lewis' best-selling book "Moneyball" hit the market in 2003, baseball was changed forever. Lewis chronicled the inner workings of the Oakland Athletics , the team that somehow managed to turn bands of rejects into playoff contenders...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 2,852 reads 2 comments

  12. 5 Reasons Why the Oakland Athletics Will Win the American League West

    Bad breaks , thin pocketbook and recent sloppy play aside, the Oakland Athletics are still the best team in the American League West. If a couple key players perform well in September, the Athletics should repeat as division champions...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,766 reads 8 comments

  13. Ranking Isaiah Thomas' 5 Most Dangerous Offensive Moves

    At just 5’9”, Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas relies on quickness, agility and an impressive selection of jukes to get to the hoop...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 2,939 reads 5 comments

  14. Why Luis Suarez Is the Most Lethal Striker in the English Premier League

    Liverpool star Luis Suarez , the object of many clubs’ transfer window desires, has established himself as the English Premier League’s top striker...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 3,133 reads 4 comments

  15. 5 Lessons Learned from Madison Bumgarner's Brilliant 2013 Season

    In the San Francisco Giants ’ season to forget, starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has established himself as a player to remember. The newly minted All-Star has steadily improved since making his major league debut at the age of 20...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,820 reads 2 comments

  16. Twitter Reacts to Hottest NBA Free Agency Rumors Surrounding Mo Williams

    Most stars have been plucked from NBA free agency, but there is one Mo guy on the market. The Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat and New York Knicks are fighting over former Utah Jazz ...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 3,612 reads 9 comments

  17. What Twitter Says About the San Francisco Giants After 2013 MLB Trade Deadline

    The 2013 MLB trade deadline was one of the most stagnant in recent memory, and the last-place San Francisco Giants were no exception to the norm, ultimately staying put instead of overhauling with a fire sale...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,733 reads 1 comments

  18. 2013 MLB Trade Deadline: Twitter Explodes After Bud Norris Is Traded

    In the waning hours before the MLB Trade Deadline at 4 p.m. ET, pitcher Bud Norris walked across Oriole Park at Camden Yards. He'll be wearing a different jersey tonight, traded from the Houston Astros to the Baltimore Orioles for outfielder L.

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 799 reads 1 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets: Live Blog and Instant Reactions

    Final: New York 7, San Francisco 2 Matt Cain (5-6) left the San Francisco Giants ' 7-2 loss to against the New York Mets after just 0.2 innings, giving up two hits and three walks...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,117 reads 4 comments

  20. United States vs. Belize: Live Analysis of the Americans' Gold Cup Opener

    Final: 6-1 United States The United States men's national soccer team dismantled Belize in the first round of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Chris Wondolowski had a hat trick in the first half, with two diving headers and one tally off a rebound...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 3,540 reads 4 comments

  21. Oakland Athletics at Pittsburgh Pirates Live Blog: Instant Analysis and Reaction

    Final: Athletics 2, Pirates 1 Two of baseball's most unlikely aces squared off Monday as Oakland's Bartolo Colon bested Pittsburgh's Jeff Locke. Colon and Locke were each named All-Stars on Saturday, and proved their worth on Monday...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 568 reads 0 comments

  22. Liverpool Transfer News: Latest Buzz on Players Leaving Anfield

    After finishing seventh in the Premier League last season, Liverpool are facing transfer rumors about their best player, a former star and an up-and-coming talent...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 8,991 reads 0 comments

  23. Chelsea Transfer News: Breaking Down Hottest Rumors on the Market

    As soon as the 2013 Summer Transfer Window opened on 1 June, Chelsea were all over the market, flashing money to build next year’s team...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 6,186 reads 11 comments

  24. NBA Free Agents 2013: Teams That Must Act Fast This Summer

    NBA free agency may have just opened on Monday, but a number of teams are hunting to improve their rosters—and fast. Though players cannot be officially signed until July 10, some are already off the table...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 1,253 reads 0 comments

  25. Golden State Warriors' 5 Most Pressing Offseason Agenda Items

    Whether by making a blockbuster trade, signing a couple role players or just staying put, the Golden State Warriors’ offseason will determine how successful next season will be...

    Benjy Egel Written by Benjy Egel about almost 3 years ago 3,204 reads 10 comments