1. Kobe Bryant to Terrell Owens: The 20 Most Hated Athletes in Sports

    These are the 20 most hated athletes in sports (in my opinion). These are the guys opposing teams dislike, the guys fans hate, and the guys that steal all the headlines...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 9,546 reads 33 comments

  2. In Honor of Inception: Five Athletes Still Dreaming

    Some athletes are great and are expected to be great. Others are expected to be great and don't deliver. And then there are those with no expectations, but end up blowing us out of the water...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  3. Aaron Rodgers Has Come a Long Way Since the 2005 NFL Draft

    Do you remember the look on Aaron Rodgers' face? The look of exhaustion, desperation, and frustration? It's okay if you don't...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 1,784 reads 20 comments

  4. Mike Miller Strikes Gold in NBA Free Agency By Signing With the Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat finalized yet another free-agent signing today, though this one will fly under the radar in comparison to one of the team's last ones. Last week, as we all know, the Heat struck deals with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 5,192 reads 10 comments

  5. NBA Free Agency: New Jersey Nets Must Sign Richard Jefferson

    In the aftermath of the LeBron James debacle, the New Jersey Nets have one option—to move on. And in moving on, they must evaluate where they stand and how they can improve. At first look, the Nets look like the biggest losers of free agency...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 1,804 reads 9 comments

  6. LeBron James: Legend, Winner, or Both?

    Now that Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have joined the Heat and made Miami very happy, all of the attention turns to LeBron James. As if it wasn't already on him...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  7. The Ultimate Sports Hall of Fame

    Every sport has countless numbers of stars. But I have only 50 spots to give out to thousands of players who have been amazing in their respective sport. Most of my selections come from the USA, with a few foreigners who changed their games mixed in...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 1,104 reads 10 comments

  8. NBA Free Agents: LeBron James Can Be Successful With Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

    Who says that LeBron James teaming up with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade will be a failure? There have been rumors of a "superteam" involving these three guys all playing together...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 2,687 reads 8 comments

  9. NBA Free Agency 2010: What If Every Player Stayed on Their Team?

    What you are about to read is very unrealistic and a long shot at best. But it is possible. Here it goes: What if every big name free agent stayed with their current team? On day one ...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 212 reads 1 comments

  10. Why Would LeBron James Ever Want To Come to New Jersey?

    Looking at LeBron James' free agency options, why the heck would he want to come to Jersey? For one, the team just got out of their arena that existed on a swamp, which basically describes what people think of when they think of New Jersey (unfairly so).

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 513 reads 2 comments

  11. NBA Rumors: Five Back-Up Plans for the Nets If They Whiff on LeBron James

    It is looking more and more likely that LeBron James will not sign with the New Jersey Nets. It seems as though Chicago has an early lead, and according to some, Miami has an edge over even the Cavs and the Knicks...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 571 reads 0 comments

  12. 2010 NBA Draft Provides Fans an Opportunity for Hope, Escapism

    The NBA Draft is tomorrow, and I cannot wait. It is one of my favorite sporting events of the year. But why? Well, it is one of the few times of the year when there is hope for bad teams...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  13. 10 Athletes And Their Celebrity/Teen Idol Counterparts

    We all associate entertainment with sports. They are thoroughly connected through our culture. So of course there are comparisons between athletes and celebrities/teen idols...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 4,192 reads 2 comments

  14. Lakers vs. Celtics 2010: Boston Has Come a Long Way Since the 2006-2007 Season

    With the Boston Celtics set to play in Game Seven of the NBA Finals tonight, it's hard to remember that just three years ago they were the furthest place possible from that point...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 581 reads 0 comments

  15. Big 12 Realignment: Texas Proves Teams Don't Need To Jump Into New Situations

    Amidst all of this college expansion craziness, we have found loyalty. Well, sort of. Texas, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma are staying in the Big 12 despite almost jumping ship for the Pac-10 and SEC, respectively...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 306 reads 0 comments

  16. Avery Johnson to New Jersey Nets: Good or Bad?

    Various news outlets have reported that the Nets are in contract negotiations with Avery Johnson to become their new head coach. Johnson, who previously coached the Mavericks a few years back, is a current analyst for ESPN...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 437 reads 15 comments

  17. The Mets Are Having Fun Again (And Winning Too!)

    Four years ago, the Mets went on a magical summer run in which they beat up on every team in baseball en route to winning the NL East and being the best National League team...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 171 reads 3 comments

  18. A Legend Lost: John Wooden, a Great Coach and Human Being, Passes at 99

    I may be the least qualified person to talk about John Wooden. I was not yet born when he coached, and by the time I was born, he was already in his 80s...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 347 reads 0 comments

  19. Armando Galarraga Pitched a Perfect Game in the Eyes of the People

    Congrats to Armando Galarraga on his perfect game. No, it won't go down in history as one, and no, there was no on-field celebration. In fact, the scorecard will say it's a one-hitter...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  20. Armando Galarraga Loses Perfection: Ump Blows Call On Final Batter

    Let me say this—I am not a Detroit Tigers fan, but I am a baseball fan. And that is why the game I just watched left an angry and deflated feeling inside of me. Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was throwing a perfect game...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 201 reads 1 comments

  21. Season in a Song: MLB Teams' Seasons so Far by Song Title

    This season has been one of many ups and downs for many teams in Major League Baseball. From winning streaks to losing streaks and from perfection to injuries, there are a multitude of storylines...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  22. Mets Whack Phillies in Every Possible Way During Three-Game Sweep

    Sixteen to nothing. That is the combined score of the New York Mets' sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. In their three game sweep, the Mets thoroughly dominated the defending National League Champion Phillies on all accounts...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  23. LOST Characters and Their Athlete Counterparts

    With the final episode of LOST happening Sunday night, I have decided to compare Lost characters with athletes. The show, which will go down as one of the best television shows in history, is one show that leaves so many questions unanswered...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 891 reads 0 comments

  24. To Tell the Truth or Not: Why Floyd Landis Is Not Alone In His Lies

    Unfortunately, we don't know who to trust anymore. With Floyd Landis' confession of doping along with his allegations towards Lance Armstrong, the whole idea of steroids, HGH, performance ...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  25. The Best 2010 NBA Draft Prospects...Who've Donned a Cap and Gown

    Being in the NBA is one job where many people without a college degree are valued over those with one. Because when it comes to basketball ability, you don't need a degree. But that doesn't mean that degrees are unimportant...

    Rachel Marcus Written by Rachel Marcus about over 4 years ago 646 reads 0 comments