1. New York Yankees: Bartolo Colon Has Solid Outing in 3-2 Loss to Rays

    Was it just me or did Bartolo Colon hop in a time machine before the game tonight? While he's obviously not the old Cy Young Colon of 2005, this is definitely an outing the Yankees would like to see Colon repeat in the future...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about almost 3 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Playing in Turkey Would've Been a Blessing in Disguise

    Kobe Bryant is one of the best shooting guards in the game. Deron Williams is one the best point guards in the game. The Lakers have a gaping hole at the point guard position...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about almost 3 years ago 639 reads 2 comments

  3. San Francisco Giants Have a Scheduled Trip to the White House

    It looks like the World Championship San Francisco Giants are heading to the White House. The trip is happening on Monday and I say it's about damn time...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about almost 3 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  4. Jim Thome: Is the of Hall of Fame in His Foreseeable Future?

    Minnesota Twins designated hitter Jim Thome is now in his 21st MLB season, and he has been a formidable presence at the plate for five different teams. But is he a Hall of Famer? It's a hard call at this point...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about almost 3 years ago 943 reads 7 comments

  5. Underdog in Sports: Do We Need to Rethink How We View the Underdog?

    The underdog has been winning in 2010-2011 like no other. The Dallas Mavericks beating the Miami Heat . The Boston Bruins beating the Vancouver Canucks . Japan beating USA yesterday in a game USA let slip through their fingers...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about almost 3 years ago 649 reads 7 comments

  6. Derek Jeter on the Quest for 3,000: Is the Pressure Getting to Him?

    Just like any other sports fan, I like to start my morning off watching ESPN First Take . Skip Bayless, the man we love to hate, thinks that there's a hidden reason to why Derek Jeter hasn't reached 3,000 hits yet— pressure...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Trade Rumors: Why Kevin Love and the No. 2 Pick for Pau Gasol Is a Steal

    The 2010-11 season wasn't a great season for Los Angeles or Minnesota. The Lakers got swept by the eventual NBA champion Dallas Mavericks , and the Timberwolves finished an NBA -worst 17-65...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 6,106 reads 42 comments

  8. 5 Reasons the Los Angeles Lakers Should Be Thanking the Dallas Mavericks

    The Lakers losing to the Dallas Mavericks in the conference semifinals was something almost no one saw coming, especially in four games. However, the early exit has possible benefits for the Lakers that could not be seen right after the lost...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 2,473 reads 4 comments

  9. Pau Gasol Is Planning to Play for Spain This Summer?

    Apparently, Pau Gasol is going to play some more basketball this summer...just not in the United States...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 1,304 reads 4 comments

  10. L.A. Lakers: 2011 Season Somehow Gets Even Worse in Los Angeles

    Jerry West is shaking his head. Phil Jackson is in Montana in disbelief and disgust. Kobe Bryant is on the phone with Phil Jackson, begging him to come back or preparing a huge bottle of poison for himself...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 272 reads 0 comments

  11. Forget Dwight Howard and Chris Paul, the Lakers Need O.J Mayo and Depth

    Dwight Howard and Chris Paul are two very special players. And just like the New York Knicks with Carmelo Anthony , the Lakers would pull the trigger to get either one of these players in a heartbeat...

    Ryan Simon Written by Ryan Simon about 3 years ago 349 reads 1 comments