1. OTB (V1): Waking Up with No Tiger or Urban in Your Cup

    Seeings this is my first induction of Off The Bench here on Bleacher Report, let me take a second or two to describe what "Off The Bench" or, simply put, OTB is. OTB was my sports radio talkshow in college...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about over 4 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  2. Athletes We Love To Hate And Why We Love To Hate Them!

    Ahh yes, I knew I would eventually get around to writing a fun, humorous article like this on athletes we love to hate. Before I get into the "special" athletes I have selected, lets examine what makes us able to love and hate an athlete...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 684 reads 6 comments

  3. What to Make of the Detroit Tigers: Predictions for the Lighthearted

    The Detroit Tigers have been nothing but short of mysterious this 2008 Major League Baseball season. By mysterious, I mean this: Poor record, signing a young player to a $150 million ...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 363 reads 0 comments

  4. Who you will see and who will you not see in the MLB playoffs come October!

    As we finish up with July and head into August, every Major League Baseball fan is getting a little excited; a little nervous; and most importantly, a little hopeful...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 301 reads 16 comments

  5. Todd Jones: Why you love to hate him!

    Todd Jones, what two words come to mind when thinking of the 40 year old closer of the Detroit Tigers? For me, 2 words that stick out are fearless and exciting...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 204 reads 1 comments

  6. Gary Sheffield: Why He'll Never Be A Hall of Famer

    Gary Sheffield, a “journeyman” of Major League Baseball, has seen his days come and go as a “go-to” guy in the MLB. Now a Detroit Tiger, Sheffield made stops in Milwaukee, San Diego, Florida, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and New York..

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 679 reads 1 comments

  7. Does anyone care about Brett Favre anymore?

    Brett Favre had 61,655 career-passing yards, 442 regular season touchdowns, 5377 completed passes, and one Super Bowl ring. My question for the "cheese-heads" out there is, what does Brett Favre have left to prove? An icon for sure; a Hall of Famer...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 225 reads 1 comments

  8. Miguel Cabrera: Bust or Too Early to Tell?

    As the Tigers approach the All-Star break weaving in and out of .500, I believe one of the more prominent questions on every Tiger fans mind right now is whether or not they believe ...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 241 reads 1 comments

  9. Detroit Lions 2008 Preview PT 1: Backs, Tight Ends and Receivers

    The Detroit Lions fresh off of another losing and disappointing season look to enter the 2008 campaign on the right foot...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 923 reads 4 comments

  10. A star on the rise, Armando Galarraga.

    Coming into the 2008 Major League Baseball season, the Detroit Tigers and maybe every baseball fan (even the Chi-Sox and Indian fans) thought that the Tigers would be unstoppable, a force of dominancy if you will...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 382 reads 2 comments

  11. Can Golf Maintain Ratings Without Tiger Woods?

    After a very valiant and courageous performance by a 50 percent Tiger Woods last weekend at the US Open, Woods announced that he will be undergoing ACL surgery and will miss the remainder of the 2008 golf season...

    John Shull Written by John Shull about 6 years ago 556 reads 0 comments