1. Warning Track Power: How I Lost the BR Home Run Derby

    While I don't consider myself a Mets fan, I'm rooting harder than ever for David Wright to succeed.Specifically, I need him to hit 91 home runs over his last three games...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about 7 years ago 1,185 reads 2 comments

  2. Game of the Week: Packers vs. Vikings

    The media didn't need another reason to love Brett Favre, but they have one anyway.In what was supposed to be a poorly-planned farewell tour, Favre’s (maybe probably) last season has turned into one with full-blown playoff potential...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about 7 years ago 1,317 reads 4 comments

  3. NFL Week 3 Runaround: Donovan McNabb Flies Like an Eagle

    Criticize that, black-quarterback naysayers!Donovan McNabb’s performance on the heels of his comments about the pressure faced by black QBs could not have come at a more opportune time...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about 7 years ago 1,987 reads 4 comments

  4. Game of the Week: Cowboys vs. Bears

    Contrasting styles will be the theme Sunday night when Dallas visits Chicago in a matchup of two of the NFC’s best teams.The Cowboys are leading the league in scoring, thanks to an offense that can run and throw with the best of them...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about 7 years ago 2,602 reads 6 comments

  5. NFL Week 2 Runaround: Brown Out

    The NFL likes its parity, but this probably wasn’t what it had in mind.The Cleveland Browns were beyond pathetic in a Week One loss to the Steelers. In Week Two, they hung 51 points on the Bengals...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,238 reads 6 comments

  6. Bledsoe to the Rescue

    I felt like the only person still rooting for Drew Bledsoe. He was the reason I started liking the Patriots in the first place and the reason I bought Patriots wallpaper. Bledsoe was awesome, at least in the eyes of a teenager...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,293 reads 6 comments

  7. Steven Michaelson and the Sunday School Duel

    I remember it like it was yesterday, which is sad because it happened eight years ago and holds little to no significance on my life today...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 596 reads 0 comments

  8. Big Man on Campus

    I played offensive line and linebacker in high school (I know what you re thinking, and no, I m not fat), so I didn t really have many glory opportunities...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  9. Patriots-Chargers: Bill Belichick Takes One for the Team

    Tomlinson vs. Maroney. Brady vs. Rivers. Merriman vs. Thomas. Cinematography vs. Editing Technique.The storylines for Sunday night’s showdown between San Diego and New England ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,320 reads 4 comments

  10. NFL Week 1 Runaround: Putting the "Special" in Special Teams

    Defense wins championships, offense gets the glory. Special teams? Not so much of either. Week One in the NFL was a different story, however, as teams across the league struck a ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,228 reads 1 comments

  11. 2007 NFL Predictions: It's Going To Be a Great Year...for the Patriots

    I don’t call myself a mainstream sports columnist—except on my résumé.While I certainly fit the bill as aspiring, amateurish, and nonobjective, no one will ever mistake me for Peter King, Bill Simmons, or Rick Reilly...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 5,146 reads 10 comments

  12. 2007 AFC Predictions

    AFC East: NFL-New_England_Patriots-For_Real_Patriots_Tom_Brady_Better_Than_Ever_in_New_England-300707">New England PatriotsNFL-New_York_Jets-Mangini_in_a_Bottle_Jets_Look_to_Build_on_06_Success_in_New_York-020807">New ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 884 reads 0 comments

  13. Hard Knock Life: Chiefs Brace for a Long Year in Kansas City

    Hard Knocks doesn't begin to describe what might befall the Kansas City Chiefs in 2007. Though the Chiefs slipped into the playoffs last year, nothing has gone right for the team since then, and the upcoming season looks to be a long one...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 2,067 reads 7 comments

  14. Just Win More Than Twice, Baby: Raiders Look to Improve in Oakland

    There’s nowhere to go but up for the 2007 Oakland Raiders. That is, unless they don’t win any games...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,221 reads 5 comments

  15. 2007 NFC Predictions

    NFC East: NFL-Philadelphia_Eagles-McNabb-ulous_What_Donovan_Eagles_Can_Expect_in_2007-230607">Philadelphia EaglesNFL-Dallas_Cowboys-Cowboy_Up_Wade_Phillips_Tall_Order_in_Dallas-250607">Dallas ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,034 reads 1 comments

  16. Wrong Man for the Job: Why Norv Turner Won't Help the Chargers

    The 2006 San Diego Chargers had a season to remember. LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 1,815 yards and scored 31 touchdowns. Shawne Merriman led the league in sacks. The team won 14 games en route to the best record in football...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,443 reads 4 comments

  17. Nowhere to Throw: Denver DBs Lock It Down in 2007

    The Denver Broncos are already known for their running game. After this season, they might be just as famous for their pass defense...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 796 reads 1 comments

  18. No End in Sight: Texans Dream of Parity in Houston

    The 6-10 Houston Texans (6-11 if you count their loss on Draft Day) are NFL rarities.Sure, they're unique in their aversion to pass blocking, their historical lack of a running game, ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 987 reads 17 comments

  19. Curses!: Vince Young, Titans Fight the Madden Jinx

    In years past, the Madden curse has wreaked havoc on its share of NFL players. This year, it’s going after an entire team.Look out, 2007 Tennessee Titans—it’s going to be a long season...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 1,111 reads 3 comments

  20. Jagged Up: Byron Leftwich Looking for Stability in Jacksonville

    For the Jacksonville Jaguars to realize their dreams of contending in the AFC, they're first going to have to get past a serious stumbling block:Themselves.In 2006, the Jags' Jekyll-and-Hyde personality produced an 8-8 finish...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 716 reads 5 comments

  21. A Little Help from His Friends: Peyton Manning Can't Do It Alone for the Colts

    Lost in the talk of Peyton Manning winning his first Super Bowl last season was the way the Colts actually captured the title: Despite Peyton Manning.In years past, Indianapolis suffered plenty of playoff disappointment as a result of Manning's miscues...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 617 reads 3 comments

  22. Not So Special Brownies: Brady Quinn Cuts His Teeth in Cleveland

    Ever since a nine-win playoff campaign in 2002, the Cleveland Browns have been stuck in a rut.They can’t catch a break with injuries, they can’t catch a break at the quarterback position, ...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 545 reads 4 comments

  23. Return to Glory?: Steelers, Big Ben Chase the Past

    18 months after their Super Bowl victory, the Pittsburgh Steelers are already back on the proving ground.8-8 will do that to you.The Steelers’ 2006 season was particularly frustrating because of how it started and how it finished...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 720 reads 3 comments

  24. McNair or bust

    The Baltimore Ravens learned an ugly lesson in last year’s playoff loss to the Colts. They are going nowhere if Steve McNair cannot play well...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 540 reads 3 comments

  25. There's No D in "Cincinnati": Bengals To Rely on Offense in 2007

    The fortune of the 2007 Cincinnati Bengals rests squarely with their defense.Yikes.Offensively, the team is one of the best in the league, especially with a healthy Carson Palmer under center...

    Kevan Lee Written by Kevan Lee about over 7 years ago 584 reads 6 comments