1. New York Mets Losing Interest of Fans with the Losses Piling Up

    We really can't expect much of anything from the Mets anymore nowadays, can we? Going into this season, little was expected. Fans had seen enough collapses in the past five years to warrant little hope...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 3 years ago 326 reads 5 comments

  2. 2011 NBA Finals Will Be Entrenched in Our Minds for Longer Than You Think

    If yesterday’s game was the last one until who knows when, then what a way to go out. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that this series was one of the best in a while...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 3 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant and the Best Partners in Crime Shaquille O'Neal Ever Had

    With Shaquille O'Neal's recent announcement that he is retiring, it's time to look back at the players Shaq helped and those who boosted Shaq late in his career...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 3 years ago 673 reads 1 comments

  4. Washington Wizards' New Uniforms Spark More Chatter Than Games

    What is it about a piece of clothing that lets it steal the show from the games itself? Must be something, because for a brief period today, the NBA news of the day revolved around the Washington Wizards' new uniforms, colors and logos...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 3 years ago 1,006 reads 3 comments

  5. MLB: Expectations are Low for the New York Mets in 2011

    With Spring Training underway, baseball is starting to creep back into the minds of its fans. But it's not easy to be pleased with the New York Mets. This is the first season in a while where I actually have zero high expectations for the Mets...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 3 years ago 573 reads 3 comments

  6. Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers Keep on Losing Games

    The Eastern Conference has been painfully awful this season. There's no doubting that. And the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers have been two of the main culprits...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 3 years ago 162 reads 1 comments

  7. Carmelo Anthony: Potential Move to Nets Would Be Huge

    Let's put aside all of the rumors surrounding this potential Carmelo Anthony to the Nets deal. Let's put aside the analysis, the money and the other players. Here's what we should do—focus on the bigger picture here...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 3 years ago 463 reads 0 comments

  8. Boise State's One Loss Ends Hope for BCS Bowl Game

    Boise State is playing in a bowl game tonight. It is December 22—a little earlier than the game they had hoped to play in, I'm sure. But Boise is instead left playing against Utah in a bowl in Las Vegas...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 3 years ago 688 reads 2 comments

  9. TCU's Jump to the Big East Conference Benefits Both Sides

    The news of TCU heading to the Big East conference in 2012 is great for the conference, even if the only true reason for their move is football-based. But football is what drives college athletics...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 243 reads 3 comments

  10. Donovan McNabb: Time for Donovan To Get the Respect He Deserves

    Just curious why everybody (or almost everybody) hates on Donovan McNabb. Is he easy to attack? Is it because he's a good football player? Does that make it easier to point out ...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 238 reads 2 comments

  11. New Jersey Nets' Mediocrity a Welcome Change in 2010-2011

    A record of 3-5 may not sound that good, and to most, it isn't. It's below average. But for the New Jersey Nets, 3-5 is a step in the right direction. For a team that began last season 0-18, having three wins after eight games is an accomplishment...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 166 reads 1 comments

  12. MLB Surprises: Texas Rangers, San Francisco Giants Shock in LCS Series

    At the start of the season, if someone said that the Rangers and Giants would each be one win from the World Series on October 21, would you have believed them? Would anybody have? But that is the cold, hard truth...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 714 reads 2 comments

  13. Alabama's Loss to South Carolina is No Surprise in College Athletics

    In basketball, when a No. 1 team loses, they often lose to an inferior team that came out of nowhere. Take Kentucky and South Carolina last season. The Gamecocks upset John Wall and Co...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 306 reads 1 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony: Nets and Nuggets Fans Hoping Melo Falls Their Way

    When you are on the side of the team about to get the superstar, you feel great. When you're on the other side, not so much. So, Nuggets fans, I feel for you. Denver is in major trade talks to trade away Carmelo Anthony...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 698 reads 8 comments

  15. Ranking the New Jersey Nets' New Additions for 2010

    The New Jersey Nets' current roster stands at 16 players. Now that number will surely be trimmed down before the season begins. But as of now, it stands at 16. And of that 16, a whopping 12 are new...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 693 reads 5 comments

  16. North and South: Michigan and Virginia Tech Headed in Opposite Directions

    Only two weeks of the college football season has passed, so it's hard to make judgements after two games. However, there are two teams that currently stand out from the rest of the pack...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 537 reads 2 comments

  17. Panthers De-Clawed: New York Giants Get Revenge in Opener

    Last season, a promising 5-0 start by the New York Giants quickly turned into an injury-filled 8-8 campaign. And to top it off, the Carolina Panthers mauled the G-Men in the last game at the old Giants Stadium...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 271 reads 1 comments

  18. Five Players that Will Get You Talking About Big East Football for Once

    Let's face it—out of the six BCS conferences, the Big East is always at the bottom. Besides West Virginia and Pitt, the conference rarely makes national headlines.But it should...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 443 reads 7 comments

  19. Fans, Media Shouldn't Bail on Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Just Yet

    Let's not anoint Stephen Strasburg the next Mark Prior yet. There's no need. After the revelation that Strasburg needs Tommy John surgery, people are ready to compare him to busts just as quickly as they heaped praise upon him...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about almost 4 years ago 321 reads 3 comments

  20. The 10 Most Surprising MLB Teams of 2010

    Every season, fans, writers, and anyone following baseball has an idea of how the season will play out. We know that Albert Pujols will always be great. We know that the Yankees will always have way more wins than losses...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 1,861 reads 7 comments

  21. A Step in the Right Direction: New York Mets Not Done Yet

    Just when you think they're done, they pop back into the race. Well, sort of. Sitting 7.5 games back in the NL wild card race, the New York Mets still have an outside chance of making the playoffs...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 442 reads 11 comments

  22. Mets' Francisco Rodriguez, Despite Troubles, May Hold Key to the Season

    Francisco Rodriguez's recent altercation at Citi Field with his girlfriend's father may have come as a surprise to many around baseball. But his downhill spiral has not...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 173 reads 1 comments

  23. Brett Favre: The Man Who Cried Wolf

    By now we all know Brett Favre's annual dilemma. We know who he is. We know his career and his legacy. Yesterday, I neglected to write about Brett Favre's retirement because it wasn't worthy...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: Can the New York Jets Support the Hype?

    I haven't seen so much hype for such an unproven NFL team in quite some time. Many times, the reigning Super Bowl champion and playoff teams from the previous season don't meet expectations the next year...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 1,063 reads 16 comments

  25. Jason Kidd Lends an Assist to USA Basketball

    This month, the USA Basketball team is practicing in Las Vegas as they prepare for the upcoming World Championships...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about 4 years ago 704 reads 3 comments