1. MLB Underachievers: The Most Disappointing Teams in Baseball

    The eight playoff teams have been decided. Due the the nature of the short series, each team has a legitimate shot at winning championship. However, there were 22 teams that proved incapable of making the postseason...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 816 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Shockers: The Most Unlikely Game Winning Field Goals of All Time

    Today, Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee drilled a 59-yard field goal with no time remaining to defeat the Indianapolis Colts in a stunning upset victory. Scobee's kick was unlikely, to say the least...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 6,148 reads 6 comments

  3. Curtis Granderson Experiencing Rebirth Just in Time for the Playoffs

    When the New York Yankees traded for Curtis Granderson in the offseason, expectations surrounding the 29-year-old outfielder were high...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Whom to Fear In The National League?

    Almost a week ago, the Phillies wrapped up yet another playoff berth. For the fourth straight year, Philadelphia will get to witness October baseball. However, this season, it feels a bit different...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 816 reads 2 comments

  5. Michael Peca vs. Jay Bouwmeester: A Justified Criticism

    Michael Peca doesn't think very highly of Jay Bouwmeester . Peca, a 13-year NHL veteran and current hockey analyst for Canadian sports network TSN, opened fire at the Calgary Flames defenseman on Tuesday...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 1,492 reads 11 comments

  6. Bill Guerin On The Bubble: Philadelphia Flyers Need To Sign The Veteran

    After news broke regarding the loss of Philadelphia Flyers forward Ian Laperriere to post-concussion syndrome, many observers assumed that the turn of events assured veteran Bill Guerin a spot on the team's opening day roster...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 3,195 reads 10 comments

  7. Philadelphia Flyers' Injuries: Loss Of Lappy Hurts More Than Leighton

    The 2010 preseason had been filled with good news for the Philadelphia Flyers. The potential addition of Bill Guerin created dreams of a top-nine forward corps filled with potential 20-goal scorers...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 1,018 reads 6 comments

  8. Claude Giroux: Philadelphia Flyers' Playmaker Primed For Breakout Season

    Claude Giroux has quickly become a fan favorite in Philadelphia. His slick passing, tenacious forechecking, and elite vision have earned him the reputation of a future star...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 2,301 reads 10 comments

  9. Braylon Edwards: the Low Points of an Eventful Career

    Braylon Edwards was arrested on September 21st for a DWI after blowing a 0.16 on the breathalyzer. Edwards' reading was twice the legal limit. Edwards didn't just break the law, he blew it away...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 2,802 reads 4 comments

  10. Minnesota Twins: How They Rank in the American League

    Last night the Minnesota Twins became the first team in 2010 to clinch a playoff berth.The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers were competitive in the AL Central through the first ...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 861 reads 1 comments

  11. Michael Vick New QB: Philadelphia Eagles' Betrayal of Kevin Kolb Will Be Costly

    During the 2010 offseason, Andy Reid and the rest of Philadelphia Eagles' management raved about Kevin Kolb and his inevitable development into a franchise quarterback...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 4 years ago 217 reads 3 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies in 2010: Better Than the 2009 and 2008 Versions?

    For the Philadelphia Phillies, the 2008 and 2009 seasons brought a level of on-the-field success unmatched in franchise history. Never before had the Phillies won two straight National League pennants...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 5 years ago 1,697 reads 4 comments

  13. Mike Testwuide and Philadelphia Flyers' Prospects Impressive in Rookie Game

    On September 16th, the Philadelphia Flyers kicked off their 2010 season with their annual prospect game. The Washington Capitals were the opponent for a hard-fought matchup...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about almost 5 years ago 1,347 reads 2 comments

  14. Florida Vs. Tennessee Football: Live Blog, Stats and Analysis

    Featured Columnist Charlie O'Connor here, live blogging the Florida-Tennessee game. We'll see Gators quarterback John Brantley yet again attempt to escape the shadow of Tim Tebow...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,322 reads 26 comments

  15. Shannon Sharpe: Another Example of Sexist Behavior in the NFL?

    Today, former NFL tight end and current CBS Sports football analyst Shannon Sharpe announced that he would be taking a leave of absence from his job...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,550 reads 5 comments

  16. Former Trojan Reggie Bush Forfeits Heisman: Classy Move By a Disgraced Hero

    On January 3, 2006, Reggie Bush was on top of the sports world. A nation-leading 8.7 yards per carry average, 1,740 yards rushing, and 19 total touchdowns. A Heisman trophy award...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 437 reads 3 comments

  17. Michael Vick Good, Kevin Kolb Still Better: Philadelphia Eagles' QB Non-Issue

    The city of Philadelphia watched in horror as Kevin Kolb, the newly appointed starting quarterback for the Eagles, was slow to get up following a hard tackle by Clay Matthews at the end of the first half...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,751 reads 26 comments

  18. Hakeem Nicks, Chad Henne Star on NFL's Week 1 List of Studs and Pretenders

    For the past month, NFL fans have relentlessly searched for undervalued players. Players who were primed for breakout seasons, or players who would rebound from mediocre past performances...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 757 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Predictions Week 1: Four Teams Ready to Pull the Upset

    The NFL season will finally begin on Thursday night with a rematch of the 2010 NFC Championship Game, the Minnesota Vikings vs. the New Orleans Saints.Week One will give teams a chance to start the 2010 season on a positive note...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,015 reads 3 comments

  20. NFL Predictions Week 1: Five Teams Ready To Surprise

    With the NFL season set to start in a little over 24 hours, expectations are high for fans and players alike.Before the opening kickoff, they can dare to be a little unrealistic in their hopes for the upcoming year...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 5,861 reads 32 comments

  21. Madden Curse: Will Drew Brees Evade This Year's Edition?

    Drew Brees enters the 2010 NFL season at the pinnacle of his profession. Three-time All Pro. Super Bowl Champion. Super Bowl MVP. Madden cover boy. Of course, this final honor does not carry the same positive connotations as the previous three...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 427 reads 1 comments

  22. Matt Leinart: One of the Worst Quarterbacks in NFL History?

    Today, Matt Leinart was officially granted his release from the Arizona Cardinals. During most of the offseason, it appeared a certainty that the former first-round pick would be the heir-apparent to Kurt Warner in Arizona...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 4,052 reads 9 comments

  23. Bill Guerin Flirts with the Philadelphia Flyers: A Good Fit for Broad Street?

    Free-agent forward Bill Guerin skated at the Philadelphia Flyers' practice facility on Wednesday, an appearance that set off a firestorm of rumors and speculation. The Flyers have long had interest in acquiring Guerin...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 3,809 reads 2 comments

  24. Carlos Ruiz: Why Do the Philadelphia Phillies Waste Him in the No. 8 Hole?

    What if you were told that the Philadelphia Phillie with the best on base percentage on the team was hitting eighth in the regular lineup? Well, it would be a lie. Carlos Ruiz doesn't have the best OBP amongst Phillies' regular starters...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 957 reads 4 comments

  25. BYU Goes Independent: Can Mountain West Conference Recover?

    After much speculation, Brigham Young University officially left the Mountain West Conference. BYU's decision came on the heels of an earlier attempt to leave the conference for the Western Athletic Conference...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,828 reads 19 comments