1. Dodgers Trade Rumors: 7 Names You Could See Offered in a Potential Fire Sale

    When it comes to Dodgers trade rumors in 2011, anything goes. Aside from a few untouchables (Andre Ethier and Clayton Kershaw), and some untradeables (no one is taking Ted Lilly’s laughable contract), anyone could be moved...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 13,457 reads 23 comments

  2. Sacramento Kings: With J.J. Hickson in Town, Is Jason Thompson the Odd Man Out?

    During most Kings games, Jason Thompson is more decoration than function. It’s not all his fault. He’s just boring. So, so boring. His game is uninspiring and based below the rim...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,047 reads 18 comments

  3. L.A. Dodgers: Nine Most Embarrassing Moments of the Season so Far

    The 2011 L.A. Dodgers season has been an unmitigated disaster. As a Giants fan, I’ve loved it. As a baseball fan, even I’m starting to feel sorry for Dodgers fans. Well, almost...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,275 reads 0 comments

  4. 2011 Women's World Cup: 7 Reasons Why Soccer Will Never Matter in the U.S.

    Let me get this out of the way, before we even get started: I am an unabashed soccer hater. I just don’t care for it. I’m not interested in it, never have been and, truthfully, probably never will be...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 15,559 reads 448 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox: 5 Outfield Trade Options for "Active" GM Theo Epstein

    File this under “least surprising announcements by a Major League GM, ever”: Theo Epstein has announced that the Red Sox will be active at baseball’s trading deadline...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 28 reads 3 comments

  6. Sacramento Kings: Are They on Right Path to Becoming a Winning Franchise Again?

    The Kings are, all by themselves, one giant dichotomy between progress and stagnation. They have one of the NBA ’s most talented, youthful, potential-laden rosters, yet are ...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,411 reads 11 comments

  7. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 GMs Who Will Get Cold Feet and Not Deal

    There is virtually always more rumors than action surrounding Major League Baseball's trading deadline. For every trade involving a big name like CC Sabathia or Roy Oswalt, there ...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,314 reads 1 comments

  8. NBA Trades and Drafts: 10 Best Moves by Geoff Petrie in Sacramento Kings History

    These days, it’s easy for anyone associated with the Sacramento Kings to get a bad rap. But amidst all the muck and mire, all the internal (and external) drama and bad decisions, ...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,362 reads 3 comments

  9. Jimmer Fredette: 5 Ways He Can Mesh with Tyreke Evans, Sacramento Kings

    There are many ways that Jimmer Fredette could help the Sacramento Kings in 2011-12. He could take to the rafters of Power Balance Pavilion to exact vigilante justice on visiting opponents like a Mormon Bruce Wayne...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,595 reads 6 comments

  10. Sacramento Kings: 7 Moves They Should Make Next After the Draft

    For the last several years, the Sacramento Kings have been full of excuses. It's OK that DeMarcus Cousins acts like a total head case because he's young, and so is the rest of his team...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,383 reads 17 comments

  11. The 10 Best Musicians in Baseball History

    Musicians, it is said, all want to be pro athletes. And pro athletes all want to be musicians. I'm not sure if the former is actually true or not, but there is no doubt that the latter proves itself time after time...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,027 reads 0 comments

  12. Jimmer Fredette: 6 Reasons the Sacramento Kings Will Regret Drafting Him

    Let me begin by saying that I actually like Jimmer Fredette. Obviously, I want him to succeed, if only so I can keep peppering the word "Jimmer" into everyday conversations...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,194 reads 14 comments

  13. 2011 NBA Draft Grades: Sacramento Kings

    Wow. That did not go as planned for the Kings. On a personal level, the 2011 NBA Draft played out like a house of horrors. It exposed me to my worst fears as a basketball fan and left me curled in the fetal position, dripping cold sweat...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,134 reads 6 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2011: Should Sacramento Kings Draft Kemba Walker If He's Available?

    The 2011 NBA Draft is an important one for the Sacramento Kings . Depending on who you talk to, the team is either on the verge of breaking out, or the precipice of disaster...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 795 reads 11 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball: Vernon Wells and the 9 Best Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

    When Tiki Barber announced that he would return to the NFL after a four-year absence, the sound you heard resembled a collective "oh well...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 884 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Tiger Woods Will Never Win Another Major Championship

    It used to be common knowledge that golf was an older man’s game. Golfers' careers started much more slowly than athletes in other sports, and could extend much later. Then came Tiger Woods ...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,641 reads 20 comments

  17. DeMarcus Cousins: 5 Players the Sacramento Kings' Forward Must Study to Improve

    I love DeMarcus Cousins. But watching him develop is an exercise in frustration. Watching Cousins play basketball is like watching a puppy being trained...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,480 reads 11 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball: 10 "Buy Low" Candidates for Week 12

    Mid-June is panic button time for the owners of struggling fantasy baseball teams. Under-performing players and disappointing draft picks will have many owners looking to right their ships before they sail out of playoff contention for good...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,388 reads 0 comments

  19. Sacramento Kings: 9 Guards Who Would Mesh Well with Tyreke Evans

    Finding a suitable backcourt mate for Tyreke Evans has not been easy for the Sacramento Kings. They thought Beno Udrih would be an answer. Clearly he wasn't. They’ve tried out the Pooh Jeter’s of the world...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 1,708 reads 6 comments

  20. Demarcus Cousins: Is the Sacramento Kings Big Man Worth the Headaches?

    Demarcus Cousins is a very young—potentially very good—player trying to overcome his own internal turmoil and figure out who he is in the NBA . So, in a way, it is incredibly poetic that he was drafted by the Sacramento Kings ...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 990 reads 16 comments

  21. LeBron James: Is Scottie Pippen a More Accurate Comparison Than Michael Jordan?

    A couple of weeks ago, Scottie Pippen made headlines by saying that LeBron James may be better than Michael Jordan. Pippen drew plenty of criticism for his comments—and with good reason...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 4,557 reads 86 comments

  22. S.F. Giants: Brandon Crawford and the 9 Most Impressive Debuts in Team History

    When Buster Posey went down, many Giants fans hung their heads in a collective, preemptive sign that the season was, in many ways, over. Without Posey, it seemed unlikely that the Giants would make another run at the postseason...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,605 reads 3 comments

  23. Tyreke Evans: 10 Ways for the Kings Star To Take His Game to the Next Level

    Tyreke Evans is a mystery. He possesses All-Star level talent but regressed significantly last season. For this reason, the 2011-2012 NBA season is somewhat of a crossroads for Evans...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about over 3 years ago 2,206 reads 14 comments

  24. Shaquille O'Neal Retires: A Sacramento Kings Fan's Perspective

    Shaquille O’Neal is retired. It's a confusing time for Kings fans like myself. On the one hand, I have come to a begrudging respect for the Big Nickname in the last few years...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about almost 4 years ago 1,359 reads 13 comments

  25. San Francisco Giants Should Stand Pat in Wake Of Buster Posey Injury

    Following Buster Posey’s gruesome (not to mention depressing) season-ending injury, Bleacher Report has been flooded with opinions on what the Giants should do to re-tool their roster...

    Shaun Toback Written by Shaun Toback about almost 4 years ago 794 reads 7 comments