1. MLB Playoffs: How Each AL Contender Could Beat the Phillies in the World Series

    Owners of the best record in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies prepare to enter the 2011 MLB playoffs as the overwhelming favorite to win the World Series...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about almost 3 years ago 198 reads 1 comments

  2. FC Barcelona: Cesc Fabregas Right at Home with La Blaugrana

    As an Arsenal supporter, it pains me to admit it, but Cesc Fabregas is finally home and exactly where he was always meant to be...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about almost 3 years ago 1,304 reads 13 comments

  3. New York Yankees: Re-Structured Bullpen Shining Ahead of Mariano Rivera

    Prior to the 2011 MLB season, the New York Yankees made several significant transactions to solidify an aspect of their team that had been inconsistent over the last few years...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about almost 3 years ago 786 reads 8 comments

  4. MLB: 20 Most Important Young Stars Who Will Shine Down the Pennant Stretch

    As baseball has turned the page on the dog days of August, and into September's pennant stretch, the season schedule dwindles quickly, and a sense of desperation envelops those teams fortunate enough to remain in the race...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about almost 3 years ago 751 reads 3 comments

  5. B/R Exclusive Interview with Texas Rangers Pitching Prospect Luke Jackson

    Following the 2009 season, the Texas Rangers offered salary arbitration to their legendary catcher, Ivan Rodriguez, who had just served an abbreviated second stint with the franchise that he had starred with from 1991-2002...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 498 reads 1 comments

  6. England Riots: Premier League Opening Weekend Under Fire in London

    With the dawning of the 2011-12 Barclays Premier League season a mere two days away, the excitement is palpable, as teams prepare to wage battle on football pitches throughout England...

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  7. Texas Rangers: Will Alexi Ogando, Matt Harrison Make C.J. Wilson Expendable?

    While it may seem like sacrilege to consider letting homegrown ace C.J. Wilson leave via free agency at the end of the season, it just may be the best course of action for the Texas Rangers to pursue...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 1,328 reads 12 comments

  8. Arsenal FC: Is Arsene Wenger Risking a Dangerous Cultural Shift at the Emirates?

    The oft-repeated refrain of, "we're only a player or two away," was once again a life-preserver for the Arsenal faithful to cling to dearly, hopeful that Arsene Wenger will fortify the squad ahead of the impending Premier League season...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 5,499 reads 53 comments

  9. MLB Trade Deadline: BJ Upton and 7 Other Speedy Defenders Who Could Be Moved

    As the MLB non-waiver trade deadline rapidly approaches, there is always considerable focus on the big bats, starting pitchers and back of the bullpen arms...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 1,044 reads 9 comments

  10. Red Sox Trade Rumors: Could Hanley Ramirez Be Headed Back to Boston?

    While it may seem unlikely that the Florida Marlins would trade their brightest star and the player generally regarded as the face of their franchise, there have been whispers about ...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 7,290 reads 17 comments

  11. Derek Jeter's 3,000th Hit: Yankee Captain Makes History with Epic Day in Bronx

    We knew it was coming soon. Perched upon the precipice of history, on the verge of becoming the 28th player in the annals of Major League Baseball to reach the 3,000-hit milestone, Derek Jeter began the day with 2,998 career base-hits...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 262 reads 2 comments

  12. MLB Power Rankings: Is There a New No. 1 Team After Week 14?

    With yet another thrilling week of MLB action in the books, we prepare to close the door on June and, after the first week of July, on the first half of the season schedule...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 803 reads 18 comments

  13. World Football Debate: Can Lionel Messi Eclipse Pelé as Greatest Player Ever?

    In a seemingly endless and generally distasteful war of words, footballing legends Pelé and Diego Maradona have engaged in verbal sparring throughout the years, to the detriment of the greater world of football...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 4,023 reads 114 comments

  14. Alexi Ogando vs Michael Pineda: Which Breakout Hurler Will Be Better in 5 Years?

    If you're a fan of pitching, 2011 represents an especially exciting time for mound enthusiasts across the American League West...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 1,572 reads 13 comments

  15. Texas Rangers: Can They Hold off Seattle Mariners in AL West Despite Road Woes?

    It's no secret. The Texas Rangers have not been a successful road team in recent seasons. They are undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with at the Ballpark in Arlington, scoring ...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 1,081 reads 23 comments

  16. MLB Power Rankings: Is There a New No. 1 Team After Week 12?

    What a week we've just witnessed in Major League Baseball! The Phillies still own baseball's best record, and actually improved their winning percentage over the last week, but lost ground in their divisional lead over the red-hot Atlanta Braves ...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 2,875 reads 26 comments

  17. Manchester United Star Chicharito Runs Rampant for Mexico in CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Following on the heels of his dramatic emergence upon the English football scene with Manchester United , Mexican forward, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is lighting up scoreboards throughout the group stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup ...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 7,908 reads 13 comments

  18. New York Yankees Bullpen Trade Speculation: Which Relievers Could They Target?

    What was once considered the New York Yankees ' greatest strength in 2011, their bullpen, is suddenly an unmitigated disaster, ravaged by an unforeseen injury plague...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 8,622 reads 37 comments

  19. MLB Power Rankings: AL West Offenses and Pitching Staffs Entering June

    By the time Memorial Day rolls around, Major League Baseball teams are beginning to get a clearer insight into the nature of their hopes for the season...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about 3 years ago 1,250 reads 27 comments

  20. Nolan Ryan and the 9 Best Players Turned Front Office Personnel in MLB History

    While it is a common occurrence to see former Major League Baseball players transition into on-field coaching or instructional roles after their playing days are through, it is a rarer ...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 1,687 reads 0 comments

  21. Texas Rangers: Alexi Ogando to Rotation Looking Like Brilliant Move

    Prior to the 2011 season, there was much debate over the specific roles of a few talented arms on the Texas Rangers pitching staff...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 579 reads 6 comments

  22. MLB: Why Albert Pujols Signing with the Chicago Cubs Would Be Great for Baseball

    As you may have heard by now, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be a free agent following the 2011 season...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 1,655 reads 38 comments

  23. MLB 2011 First-Year Player Draft: The Ideal Draft Strategy for the Texas Rangers

    The MLB 2011 First-Year Player Draft field is being touted as one of the richest in terms of baseball talent in recent memory...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 1,170 reads 3 comments

  24. MLB Power Rankings: The 20 Youngest MLB Players to Debut Since World War I

    Baseball is a young man's game. Gone are the days of 40-year-old MVPs and late career renaissances that seemed so prevalent in the last two decades of Major League Baseball...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 63,015 reads 7 comments

  25. Texas Rangers: 7 Reasons They Can Be Better Than Expected in 2011

    Though the Texas Rangers entered 2011 fresh from their first ever World Series appearance, there are those that believe that it was some sort of mirage, and that we shouldn't expect them to be as successful this season...

    Scott Gyurina Written by Scott Gyurina about over 3 years ago 1,800 reads 1 comments