1. Previewing the Eastern Conference Finals: Three Keys for the Boston Celtics

    If I were to have visited ESPN.com for the first time in my life today, I would have sworn it was the NBA offseason. As hard as it may be to believe, LeBron James is not testing the free agent market yet, and there are more playoff games to be played...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 4 years ago 294 reads 3 comments

  2. Vegas Odds: Betting the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs

    Will the Cardinals continue their recent playoff success as role of underdog this week in New Orleans and extend Kurt Warner's great career one more game? Can the Ravens, and their great ground ...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 4 years ago 619 reads 0 comments

  3. A Wild Weekend: Breaking Down the Four NFL Wildcard Match-ups

    The 2009 NFL regular season has come to a close sans the drama of having a team go either 16-0 or 0-16, which may be a slight buzz kill after the last two regular seasons...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 4 years ago 297 reads 1 comments

  4. Roll The Dice: Week 15 NFL Picks

    Well I am back on Bleacher Report, and while I am not exactly going to be conventional by beginning an NFL picks segment in Week 15, I felt the urge to put something out there...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 4 years ago 1,732 reads 2 comments

  5. Fantasy Football '09: Breaking Down The Running Backs

    It's that time again. Fantasy football 2009 edition is upon us, and that means one thing: draft preparation. Throughout my three part series I will highlight quarterbacks, running backs, and ...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 623 reads 1 comments

  6. The MLB All-Value Team

    With the current economic crisis-placing more stress on money than ever before in the Major Leagues, I thought it would be interesting to make my own franchise. No, this is not intended to be a star-studded team to compete with the Yankees' payroll...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 199 reads 9 comments

  7. Boston Red Sox Analysis: The Main Concern Down the Stretch

    The Boston Red Sox are 17 games over .500, hold the best record in the American League, and are 8-0 this season against their bitter rivals, who also happen to hold the next best record in the AL—the New York Yankees...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 182 reads 3 comments

  8. Lightning in a Bottle: Five Players the Celtics Should Draft at No. 58

    With Danny Ainge reassuring (or at least supposedly) Celtic fans that the team would not part with any of their stars to move up in Thursday's NBA Draft, Ainge and company will begin to zone in on the lone pick they do have-58th overall...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 533 reads 9 comments

  9. MLB: Why No Steroids Should Be in the Hall of Fame

    Another one bites the dust. With this week's disappointing, yet predictable news that Sammy Sosa failed a drug test in 2003, the running list of great home run hitters linked to PED's continues to grow...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 265 reads 16 comments

  10. Tyreke Evans to Boston Celtics? Dealin' Danny Ainge on the Prowl Again

    With this year's NBA Draft just 10 days away, the rumors are beginning to swirl, and once again, Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics are in the thick of things...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 1,683 reads 11 comments

  11. NBA Offseason Chatter: Why It's Time for the Boston Celtics To Rebuild

    As another NBA season comes and goes, now is the time for each and every one of the 30 teams to make the critical decisions that has their future success hanging in the balance...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 5 years ago 971 reads 7 comments

  12. The Man With Eg0: Why Blake Griffin Is a Can't-Miss NBA Prospect

    Calmly, quietly, confidently, the headband-less Blake Griffin strolls to center court, sparing the theatrics...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 506 reads 6 comments

  13. Boston Celtics 2009 Playoff Analysis

    By now, everyone has heard the disheartening news that Kevin Garnett is likely to miss the 2009 Playoffs with his knee injury...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 1,088 reads 0 comments

  14. Its Tourney Time: 64 Fearless Predictions About the 2009 NCAA Tournament

    Its the best time of the year. Its that simple. March Madness is upon us, here are 65 fearless predictions about the field of 65 in this years Tournament. 64. Ty Lawson's absence will not affect UNC, and all the No...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 362 reads 1 comments

  15. Don't Show Me Numbers: Ray Lewis Is the Best Player in the NFL

    Lets pretend for a moment that every player in the NFL is put into one draft pool, and 30 franchises draft for one season beginning tomorrow. If I'm on the clock with the first selection, there are only two players I consider...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 441 reads 9 comments

  16. Boston Celtics Analysis: What Has Caused the Recent Slump?

    It was too good to be true. 27-2, the Boston Celtics had just dismantled the 76ers for their 19th straight victory. My, oh my, how times have changed...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 4,966 reads 34 comments

  17. NFL Fantasy Football Look Towards 2009: The Mock First Round

    DeAngelo Williams leads the NFL in touchdowns this season. Go back in time four months when you were prepping for your fantasy football draft, and think to yourself what you would have thought if you had heard that...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about over 5 years ago 9,667 reads 12 comments

  18. Fantasy 101: The Technique That Will Bring You "Tiers" of Joy by Season's End

    Every year, as the fantasy football season nears closer, thousands of rankings are created, theories are derived, and sleepers are deemed. You decide what "expert's" rankings you like the best, and many of us draft solely based upon that...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about almost 6 years ago 286 reads 0 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 101: To Handcuff or Not to Handcuff

    It's the seventh round in your fantasy draft and you've struck gold thus far, snagging Brian Westbrook, a top-notch QB, a couple solid receivers, and another starting running back...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 1,372 reads 7 comments

  20. Brett Favre, the World Doesn't Revolve Around You: Just Retire

    The day the great Brett Favre retired, the whole NFL community took their time and reflected on the great career No. 4 had during his 18-year tenure...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 840 reads 5 comments

  21. Boston, We Have Problems: Two Reasons Why The Red Sox Won't Win the World Series

    Going into the season as the defending champions, returning almost every key player, and giving their young talent another year to improve, the Boston Red Sox felt very good about their chances to defend their title in 2008...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 572 reads 6 comments

  22. 2008-2009 NBA Predictions: Standings, Award Winners, and Playoff Picks

    The 2007-2008 NBA season was jam-packed with emerging stars, controversy, and once great franchises returning to glory. It will surely go down as one of the most memorable seasons the NBA has ever had...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 22,548 reads 53 comments

  23. Kendrick Perkins: Celtics Didn't Know What They Had Till He Was Gone

    All year Boston Celtics fans have been raving over their new "Big Three". Garnett, Pierce, and Allen, it never stops. Heck, even players like James Posey and the flashy Rajon Rondo are fan favorites...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 914 reads 1 comments

  24. Next Stop Hollywood: Why Flopping is Ruining the NBA

    Ever since basketball became a sport it has been labeled as "non contact". For years, while the game evolved this term was kept in perspective...

    Evan Petty Written by Evan Petty about 6 years ago 205 reads 4 comments