1. 2012 NBA Draft: Is It Officially a Rigged Lottery?

    At 8:00 tonight, I sat down on my couch and waited for the beginning of the 2012 NBA draft lottery to start. It has always been one of my favorite sporting events to watch...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 2 years ago 9,839 reads 28 comments

  2. Pittsburgh Pirates: 6 Untouchable Prospects Who Won't Be Traded

    With the trade deadline approaching, many await the chance to see a new face in a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform. The Pirates are still in contention for the NL Central division title and trail the Milwaukee Brewers by a game and a half...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 2,541 reads 26 comments

  3. Pittsburgh Pirates: Did Jerry Meals Make the Worst Call in Recent Memory?

    It was Jim Joyce all over again. The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves were battling it out for hours on end. The game was in the bottom of the 19th inning, and nobody had scored a run since the third inning...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 1,621 reads 26 comments

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates: Will Hunter Pence Be in a Pirates Uniform?

    We are almost at the trade deadline, and the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in a tie for first place in the National League Central. Let that soak in for a little bit, Pirates fans...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 1,118 reads 4 comments

  5. MLB Trade Deadline Speculation 2011: Where Should the Pirates Look to Improve?

    With 68 games left to play in the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates sit atop the NL Central. Their record of 50-44 is better than the Brewers , the Cardinals and the Reds ...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 701 reads 14 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Pirates: Pleasant Surprises of the First Half

    When the baseball season first began, everybody predicted yet another losing season. Nobody believed that the Pittsburgh Pirates were going to do anything worth watching...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 601 reads 8 comments

  7. Pittsburgh Pirates: What Andrew McCutchen's All-Star Selection Means to the City

    When the rosters for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game were announced, Pittsburgh fans couldn't help but feel robbed. Sure, Joel Hanrahan got in. He's been one of the game's best closers this year with 26 saves and zero blown saves...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 314 reads 0 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Pirates: Are They the New Tampa Bay Rays?

    In 2008, I watched the Tampa Bay Rays celebrate as they moved on to the World Series to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies . The Rays had just knocked off the Boston Red Sox , a team with high-profile players and a huge payroll...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 1,170 reads 4 comments

  9. LeBron James: When Will the Hatred Finally End?

    In 2003, Michael Jordan retired for the final time. Like many basketball fans, my bedroom was littered with Jordan posters and memorabilia...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 3,623 reads 217 comments

  10. 2011 NBA Draft: Is Kyrie Irving the Right Fit for the Cleveland Cavaliers?

    Tonight, NBA teams will draft young college kids hoping that a future star has been found. No team needed the first overall pick more than the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 3 years ago 191 reads 2 comments

  11. Miami Heat: Don't Crown Them Yet

    On July 8th, 2010 the Cleveland Cavaliers lost a player in free agency. But not just any player. They lost their franchise player, the savior, LeBron James...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 4 years ago 1,443 reads 21 comments

  12. Is It Finally The Pittsburgh Pirates Time To Shine?

    Sid Bream . Say those two words to any Pirates fan and a cold chill will be sent down their spine. The 1992 NLCS still lingers fresh in many minds...

    Evan LaFrance Written by Evan LaFrance about 4 years ago 361 reads 10 comments