1. Minnesota Twins' Signing of RHP Kevin Correia May Weed out Last Year's Starters

    By signing Kevin Correia to a two-year, $10 million contract, the Minnesota Twins may be weeding out anyone that pitched for the team in 2012—except for Scott Diamond...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 1,561 reads 5 comments

  2. NHL Power Rankings: Which Team Had the Best 2012 Overall?

    In case you forgot how each team finished in the standings last season, you can always check the standings at NHL.com. This slideshow goes a little more in-depth, examining the overall impact of the season’s results on each club...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 3,133 reads 36 comments

  3. Minnesota Twins: 7 Takeaways from the Ben Revere to Philadelphia Phillies Trade

    The Minnesota Twins have traded center fielder Ben Revere to the Philadelphia Phillies for starting righty Vance Worley and right-handed prospect Trevor May (per MLB.com)...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 2,846 reads 11 comments

  4. NHL Power Rankings: The State of Every Team If Season Started Tomorrow

    You know what would be cool? If the NHL started playing hockey tomorrow! It could happen. I mean playing hockey is the league’s trade, right? Aren’t they supposed ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 1,594 reads 20 comments

  5. Sports Illustrated: It's Time We Did Away with the Sportsman of the Year Award

    Sports Illustrated should do away with the Sportsman of the Year . It’s time we stop placing people on a pedestal. It’s time we stop judging a person’s moral character...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 206 reads 0 comments

  6. Minnesota Twins: 6 Takeaways from the Denard Span to Washington Nationals Trade

    The Minnesota Twins have traded centerfielder Denard Span to the Washington Nationals for right-handed pitching prospect Alex Meyer. It was a deal the team had to make...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 2,702 reads 4 comments

  7. Minnesota Wild: An Update on Granlund, Brodin and the Top 10 Prospects Right Now

    Years of missing the playoffs and a couple savvy trades have allowed the Wild to stockpile talent in their farm system...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 207 reads 2 comments

  8. NHL Power Rankings: Predicting Final Records for Every Team

    Assuming the regular season starts sometime this year—at this point it's no longer a safe assumption—we’re likely to have 60 regular-season games...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 1,420 reads 32 comments

  9. Minnesota Timberwolves: Recent Injuries May Have a Karmic Twist

    Let’s face it, Minnesota, the basketball gods are punishing us right now. Look at the list of significant injuries our team has endured up to this point: Ricky Rubio ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 134 reads 11 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins: Scott Baker's Departure the Biggest News so Far This Offseason

    By signing with the Chicago Cubs , the loss of pitcher Scott Baker has become the first major news of the offseason for the Minnesota Twins . Baker signed for $5.5 million guaranteed, with an additional $1...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 699 reads 3 comments

  11. NHL Power Rankings: Twitter-Style Ranking of Each Team in 140 Characters

    The following is a look at the current NHL landscape written in Twitter-style, meaning that player’s handles will be used in lieu of their names and hash tags will be used to illustrated concepts...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 361 reads 7 comments

  12. NHL Power Rankings: Ranking Each Team's Minor League Prospects

    This slideshow is an evaluation of the talent currently owned by NHL teams. Unlike a slideshow I released earlier this year, which evaluated how well each team had developed ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about over 1 year ago 3,879 reads 33 comments

  13. NHL Lockout: What Each Team Would Really Say About the Lockout

    The NHL regular season is being held up due to bickering between the players and owners, obviously, but lets just pretend that instead of a player’s union and ownership, each individual club acted as their own union...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 20,257 reads 30 comments

  14. NHL Power Rankings: A Look at the Current Landscape

    I have cautious optimism that the NHL will start on Nov. 1 after another set of games has been cancelled...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 8,370 reads 133 comments

  15. NHL Power Rankings: Which Direction Is Each Team Headed Looking Toward 2012-13?

    There are many teams in the NHL that could be headed either way this season (once the lockout ends). This applies to contenders: Are the Chicago Blackhawks still hurting from ...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 4,905 reads 43 comments

  16. NHL Power Rankings: Ranking the 30 Clubs by Fan Expectations for 2012-13

    One of the charms of having seven different champions since the lockout (the one in 2004-05) is that most fanbases go into each new season believing that their team can and will improve...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 3,892 reads 26 comments

  17. Minnesota Twins: Player Grades for Mauer, Morneau and Crew in 2012

    The winds of change are blowing in Minnesota (and damn are they cold!). After losing 195 games in the last two seasons, Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan has made sweeping changes in the coaching staff...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 1,784 reads 4 comments

  18. NHL Rankings: Breaking Down Which Teams Are Over and Underrated

    One of the positives of having seven different Stanley Cup winners and 29 teams different playoof playoffs teams (sorry Toronto)since the last lockout is that almost everyone goes into the season believing their team will be a winner...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 5,919 reads 109 comments

  19. Minnesota Twins: Last Home Game, First Home Game, Played Against Detroit Tigers

    It is 12:47 pm on Sunday, Sept. 30, the day of the Minnesota Twins final home game. A mass of fans gather near the entrance gate by Target Plaza...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  20. Tsuyoshi Nishioka Released by Minnesota Twins: 8 Takeaways from the Experiment

    The Tsuyoshi Nishioka era in Minnesota is over. The Minnesota Twins announced that the move was requested by the struggling Japanese shortstop, who batted .215, had 50 hits (no home runs) and 19 RBI with two stolen bases...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 1,188 reads 9 comments

  21. Minnesota Twins: Sam Deduno's Season Over, Last Start Reveals Key to Future

    As reported by John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press , Minnesota Twins pitcher Samuel Deduno ’s season has come to a close. Terry Ryan confirms, BTW, Deduno will miss next start, so in all likelihood done for season...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 681 reads 2 comments

  22. Minnesota Twins: What You Need to Know About the Sam Deduno Injury

    Minnesota Twins pitcher Sam Deduno (6-5, 4.54 ERA) could potentially crack the rotation next season. When he has control of his pitches, he has filthy stuff that leaves the opposing batter (and his own catchers) wondering where the ball is going...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 514 reads 0 comments

  23. Minnesota Twins: The New York Yankees Series Still Matters This Season

    The Minnesota Twins may be well below .500 and far removed from the playoff picture, but make no mistake: Any time the New York Yankees come to town it’s a big series...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 356 reads 1 comments

  24. NHL Lockout: How Well Prepared Is Each Team?

    No team is really prepared for a lockout. Management prepared their teams for the next season, even if they are in a rebuilding mode...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 2,958 reads 27 comments

  25. NHL Power Rankings: How Much Will Each Franchise Be Affected by the Lockout?

    It’s that time of year again. The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing color and the junior hockey players have already begun their showcase tournaments. With its new cable deal, $3...

    Tom Schreier Written by Tom Schreier about almost 2 years ago 3,376 reads 37 comments