1. LeBron James Needs To Look in Mirror To Explain Backlash Instead of Blaming Race

    LeBron James was once considered one of the most popular young athletes in American sports history but his poor handling by advisers and media miscalculations have drastically shifted his image into one of general antipathy amongst the public...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about 4 years ago 645 reads 5 comments

  2. Manchester United-Liverpool: Dimitar Berbatov Proves Alex Ferguson Right

    Dimitar Berbatov's tremendous match-winning performance against Liverpool is the latest sign that the Bulgarian is becoming a leading man for Manchester United...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 874 reads 6 comments

  3. Michael Owen Senses His Time With Manchester United Is Coming To an End

    The warning signs are becoming clear to Michael Owen that his time with Manchester United may be coming to an end. His contract is due to expire in the summer of 2011 and Owen is finding himself falling down the pecking order at Old Trafford...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,256 reads 9 comments

  4. Antti Niemi Could Be Final Piece For Sharks' Stanley Cup Run

    The San Jose Sharks have inked Stanley Cup winning goaltender Antti Niemi to a one-year deal worth $2 million...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 901 reads 12 comments

  5. Liverpool Impressively Sign Porto's Raul Meireles For £10.7m

    In the blink of an eye, Liverpool have captured Portugese defensive midfielder Raul Meireles. The Reds have just completed the sale of Javier Mascherano and wasted little time to find his replacement...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 5,764 reads 17 comments

  6. Barcelona Officially Agrees on Javier Mascherano Fee

    Disgruntled Liverpool midfielder is close to getting his wish to join Catalan giants, Barcelona, for a fee of £16m, potentially rising to £22m...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 619 reads 9 comments

  7. Javier Mascherano Saga: Liverpool Fans Will Not Mourn His Departure

    Want-away defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano pulled out of Liverpool's lineup just hours before their 3-0 defeat to Manchester City. It was the latest of stunts and public pleas made by the unhappy Argentine in an effort to move away from Anfield...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 977 reads 13 comments

  8. Why Can't "Odd Man Out" Robbie Keane Find a Permanent Home?

    Robbie Keane was once considered one of English football's hottest properties in his younger days with Wolves and Coventry...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 363 reads 3 comments

  9. James Milner Will Be Great for Manchester City Despite Heavy Pressure

    In recent seasons, Manchester City has become a club that views its players simply as disposable commodities. The team's plan is to constantly reshape the squad each summer, even replacing well-performing players with more expensive alternatives...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 515 reads 6 comments

  10. Bellamy to Cardiff: Step Down from EPL, but Move Should Be Applauded

    Craig Bellamy has undoubtedly been one of the most unconventional footballers in recent memory, so it is no surprise that he turned down the opportunity to play Champions League football with Tottenham for Championship side Cardiff City...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 273 reads 2 comments

  11. Roy Hodgson Should Consider Signing Former Reds Warnock and Bellamy

    Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson doesn't exactly have a boatload of funds to spend on new signings. The Reds' boss has had to make due with free transfers and bargain signings thus far this transfer window...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 844 reads 6 comments

  12. EPL: The Top 10 Predictions for the 2010-11 Season

    The 2010-11 Premier League season is soon upon us. I'm ready to put my neck out on the line and make ten bold predictions for the upcoming season...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 6,713 reads 52 comments

  13. Kariya and Selanne Reunion About Winning and Not Sentimental Reasons

    Veteran right-winger Teemu Selanne has recently announced his intention to return to The Anaheim Ducks and a familiar face could be following him to "The Pond...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,237 reads 8 comments

  14. Winning The Cup In Hockeytown Would Be Perfect Ending For Mike Modano

    The Detroit Free Press are reporting that 20-year NHL veteran Mike Modano and the Detroit Red Wings have come to an agreement on a one-year deal worth $1.25 million...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,037 reads 0 comments

  15. Joe Cole Can Provide Much Needed Spark For Genuine Liverpool Title Hopes

    Joe Cole made his Liverpool debut on Sunday, taking part in their friendly against German side Borussia Mönchengladbach...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,007 reads 0 comments

  16. Harry Redknapp Justified In His Criticism of 'Meaningless' Friendlies

    The club versus country debate has again found new life as Spurs manager, Harry Redknapp, lashed out at the latest scheduling of international friendlies...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 356 reads 9 comments

  17. Buck Showalter Takes Orioles Post, Looks To Set Franchise in Right Direction

    The Baltimore Orioles have named 54-year-old Buck Showalter their new manager, taking over from interim manager Juan Samuel. The former Yankees, Diamondbacks, and Rangers manager had been previously out of baseball since he was fired by Texas in 2006...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 341 reads 7 comments

  18. New York Rangers' Core of Young Defensemen are Ready to Break Out

    Once Rangers GM Glen Sather is able to lock up restricted free agent defenseman Marc Staal, the Blueshirts will have a strong group of talented blue-liners, all under the age of 26...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,235 reads 9 comments

  19. Mark Hughes To Be New Fulham Boss: First Move Is To Sign Craig Bellamy

    Mark Hughes has beaten out the likes of Alan Curbishley, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Bob Bradley, Jürgen Klinsmann, and Dave Jones to replace Liverpool's Roy Hodgson as Fulham manager...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,566 reads 10 comments

  20. James To Choose Bristol City Over Celtic: How Far Have the Hoops Fallen?

    Veteran English keeper David James has chosen Coca-Cola Championship division club Bristol City over Scottish giants Celtic...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 628 reads 2 comments

  21. Fernando Torres: Why a Manchester City Move Would Not Suit Him

    Amid increased speculation about a potential transfer to Manchester City, Fernando Torres should turn down their overtures. City manager Roberto Mancini recently praised the Spanish superstar in New York during their preseason tour...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 2,429 reads 6 comments

  22. Don't Expect Kovalchuk To Spurn Devils By Jumping Ship To KHL or Kings

    New Jersey Devils fans need not worry about the speculation that Ilya Kovalchuk would consider re-opening negotiations with the Los Angles Kings or possibly turning to the tax-free millions offered by the KHL...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 495 reads 6 comments

  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Dan Haren Would Fit Nicely with New York Yankees

    If the New York Yankees were to land Arizona's Dan Haren, they would be getting a top pitcher to add to their already impressive group of starters. The Diamondbacks' hurler is currently having a difficult 2010, posting a 7-8 record with an ERA of 4...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 1,242 reads 17 comments

  24. Rising Star James Milner Headed to Manchester City

    Manchester City are set to complete the signing of Aston Villa midfielder James Milner for a fee near £25m...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 386 reads 4 comments

  25. Fulham Should Turn To Mark Hughes After Ajax Block Jol's Departure

    Fulham would be wise to turn to former Manchester City boss Mark Hughes after Martin Jol was refused permission to leave his post at Ajax...

    Sean Hartnett Written by Sean Hartnett about over 4 years ago 313 reads 2 comments