1. Aroldis Chapman and Reds Need To Learn From Stephen Strasburg's Mistakes

    One phenom leaves, another appears. Just days after Stephen Strasburg learned that he would be facing Tommy John surgery, Cincinnati Reds left-hander Aroldis Chapman hit the major leagues...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,329 reads 10 comments

  2. Jody Shelley: Philadelphia Flyers' Fans Searching for Positives in the Signing

    Jody Shelley officially became a Philadelphia Flyer on July 1, 2010, on the very first day of free agency. The signing was met with universal confusion and scorn...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,874 reads 22 comments

  3. ESPN Overload: The Most Overhyped and Uninteresting Events in Sports

    All sports fans know the feeling. You come home, plop on the couch, and turn on Sportscenter to see the highlights of the day's games.A few baseball highlights, some interesting news...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 14,345 reads 40 comments

  4. Stephen Strasburg Injured: Washington Nationals' Gloom Isn't a Total Disaster

    On August 21st, Stephen Strasburg trudged off the mound in Philadelphia in obvious pain.That will be the last we see of the young phenom until at least the end of 2011...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Preseason 2010: New York Giants Top Storylines

    The New York Giants enter the 2010 NFL season slightly under-the-radar.Only three years removed from Super Bowl title, the Giants are no longer the favorite to win their division, as that honor has been passed to the Dallas Cowboys...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 897 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Preseason 2010: Philadelphia Eagles Top Storylines

    The Philadelphia Eagles will kick off the 2010 regular season on September 12th against the Green Bay Packers.However, until then, preseason storylines will have to suffice in keeping the sizable fanbase of the Eagles occupied...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,887 reads 7 comments

  7. Fantasy Football: NFL's Top Sleeper Candidates

    To win a fantasy football league, you need strong performances from your blue chip, early-round studs.But almost every team in a fantasy league has one or two Pro Bowl talents. So what separates the league champions from the cellar dwellers?Sleepers...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 86 reads 0 comments

  8. Brad Lidge: Do Philadelphia Phillies Have "Lights Out" Again?

    On July 31st, Brad Lidge blew yet another save for the Philadelphia Phillies. The three-run bomb by Nationals' third baseman Ryan Zimmerman was Lidge's fourth blown save of the season, and for many fans, it was the last straw...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,454 reads 6 comments

  9. Philadelphia Flyers: Does Broad Street Have the Best Defense in the NHL?

    The Philadelphia Flyers took advantage of their stellar defense to carry them to a surprise Stanley Cup Finals berth in 2010...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 3,714 reads 30 comments

  10. Brett Favre: Is this the Minnesota Vikings' Last Year?

    Brett Favre's announcement this afternoon that he will indeed be playing football in the 2010-11 season came as a shock to very few football fans. Favre's most recent indecisive offseason was not a first for him, of course...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 584 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Preseason 2010: Top RB Battles

    The NFL preseason is famous for creating two types of stories.Injuries and position battles.While a key injury in the preseason can devastate a team's chances of competing for a title, position battles often result in the drastic improvement of a team...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,104 reads 14 comments

  12. Brett Favre: Where Does He Rank Among Current NFL QBs?

    With the apparent news that Brett Favre is officially returning to the fold in Minnesota, most pundits have moved the Vikings back into the category of "Legitimate Super Bowl Contender...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 5,099 reads 50 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers Will Score in 2010-11: More Offense on Broad Street

    Following the trade of Simon Gagne, many fans have expressed fears that the offense of the Philadelphia Flyers will suffer in 2010. The loss of a two-time 40-goal scorer makes such fears understandable...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,503 reads 6 comments

  14. Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks' Goalie: Overrated or Over-Criticized?

    Buried within arbitrator Richard Bloch's 20-page decision regarding Ilya Kovalchuk's contract situation, there was a mention of Vancouver Canucks' goalie Roberto Luongo...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,949 reads 44 comments

  15. New York Jets Training Camp: Top Storylines to Watch On Hard Knocks

    At 10 PM tonight, the new season of Hard Knocks on HBO begins.Past seasons have covered the training camps of the Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, and Dallas Cowboys (twice)...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,515 reads 2 comments

  16. Madden 11: Good or Bad Thing for the NFL?

    On August 10th at midnight, Madden NFL 2011, the newest edition of the Madden series, was released to the public in North America. When the Madden series began in 1988, it did not even include NFL teams or the names of NFL players...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,511 reads 1 comments

  17. Ilya Kovalchuk: How The Kovalchuk Decision Affects The Flyers

    Shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday, arbitrator Richard Bloch sided with the NHL and rejected Ilya Kovalchuk's recently signed 17-year, $102 million contract...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,388 reads 7 comments

  18. MLB 2010: The 10 Most Surprising Players in the Show

    Surprise players can carry both a fantasy baseball squad and a Major League Baseball team to a championship. Owners and managers may have hunches regarding certain players, but they remain pipe dreams until the production actually comes to fruition...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 2,240 reads 33 comments

  19. Philadelphia Flyers Goalie of the Future? A Look at the Prospects

    Despite numerous offseason rumors, the Philadelphia Flyers will enter the 2010-11 season with Michael Leighton as their starting goaltender...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 3,849 reads 11 comments

  20. Five Most Memorable Starts by J.A. Happ as a Philadelphia Phillie

    It has been less than a week since J.A. Happ was dealt to the Houston Astros with Anthony Gose and Jonathan Villar for Roy Oswalt...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 1,357 reads 0 comments

  21. The Problem with Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Homgren

    Paul Holmgren is not a popular man in Philadelphia right now. His trade of fan favorite Simon Gagne, formerly the longest tenured player on the roster, was roundly criticized by fans ...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about 4 years ago 93 reads 24 comments

  22. What Next for the Philadelphia Flyers?: The 2010 Offseason

    Following a devastating Game 6 OT loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, for the 35th straight season, the Philadelphia Flyers will yet again “look to next year...

    Charlie O'Connor Written by Charlie O'Connor about over 4 years ago 1,265 reads 11 comments