1. Braves-Phillies: Jair Jurrjens and Atlanta Prove to Be Too Much for Phils

    In Defense of a Title: Game Two The Fightin' Phils took the field for the second time Tuesday night only to suffer the same fate. Jair Jurrjens took on Jamie Moyer in the second game of this three-game set...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  2. Opening Day Blowout: Braves Power Through Phils 4-1

    In Defense of a Title: Game One Last night was a night of promise and intrigue. The 2008 World Champion Phillies opened up at home and against the re-stocked Atlanta Braves...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  3. Step Away From The Andy Murray Kool-Aid; Picking a Winner In Roddick-Djokovic

    Put away the Kool-Aid and keep it deep in the fridge. Andy Murray lost last night after losing a five setter to Fernando Verdasco. Murray played with inconsistency and at times didn't go for the big shot...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 292 reads 26 comments

  4. Suspensions for All-Star Games and Why It Should Apply to All Four Big Sports

    Yes, the NHL executives are getting the call right here. Skip the All-Star festivities get suspended a game. That's what is happening to Nicklas Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 79 reads 22 comments

  5. Jeff Kent and Orlando Hudson: What Kent's Retirement Really Means

    The O-Diggity-Dog should be packing his bags and heading to Los Angeles. Jeff Kent, probably the best second baseman to strap them up, announced he would retire on Thursday. It opens a spot at second base...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 664 reads 7 comments

  6. Dear ESPN, Please Stop Talking and Show More Tennis

    Dear ESPN, I know tennis isn't your strong point. It's your first year covering all four opens. You have great commentators in Pat McEnroe and Mary Joe Fernandez. But I plead to you please shut up and show the tennis...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 224 reads 19 comments

  7. NFL Playoffs: Breaking Down Who Wins in Arizona

    While no game will provide the kind of heroes we witnessed yesterday in the landing of a plane in the Hudson River, these games will have there own minor heroes. This is a position by position breakdown of the NFC Championship Game...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  8. Michael Says Rickey Henderson Was Right When Rickey Said Rickey Was the Greatest

    (In honor of Rickey Henderson being named to the Hall of Fame today, I will refer to him as Rickey and only Rickey throughout this article. There will be no pronouns in this article...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 57 reads 17 comments

  9. Stop Or I'll Sue: The Rift Between The Portland Trailblazers And The NBA

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    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 369 reads 17 comments

  10. A Way to Fix the NFL's Playoff System

    Sometimes a team makes the playoffs and it embarrasses the league that they are there. I'm talking directly about the 8-8 teams that grace the playoff picture with their presence...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 419 reads 13 comments

  11. Stop Crying Over The Yankees Payroll

    Attention everyone who has something negative to say about the Yankees payroll and something negative about the Yankees buying up the free agents. We are sick of hearing you. You can combat all this with one argument...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about over 5 years ago 429 reads 9 comments

  12. Open Mic: The Olympics Are Still Boring (For The Most Part)

    Yea that's right I am bored by most of the Olympics. Outside of checking the basketball scores and looking for a Phelps update it's pretty boring. Should I be on pins and needles for gymnastics...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 150 reads 2 comments

  13. Kyle Kendrick's Disasterous Third Dooms Philadelphia Phillies

    Kyle Kendrick against Derek Lowe is expected to be a matchup filled with grounders, isn't it? Then why was every ball in the bottom half of the third inning smoked to the outfield? ...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  14. Brett Myers Actually Earns A Paycheck: Proves He's Still A Punk

    Breaking News: The Philadelphia Phillies scored a run today. In fact, they scored four. Which is a whole two more than they needed. Jimmy Rollins got things going by tripling down the right field line and scoring the first Phillies run in 23 innings...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 386 reads 4 comments

  15. Open Mic: The All-Time Philadelphia 76ers All-Time Lineup

    The Sixers are a legendary franchise with several great players. Which is why this list was so hard. I tried to put together a great starting five along with an impressive bench. A bit of team chemistry was taken into account as well...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 538 reads 2 comments

  16. Josh Johnson Blanks Phils 8-0(2)

    Yes the actual box score may have read 8-2 but the Fightin' Phils scored two on a foul ball that was ruled a two-run-home run. So in my eyes Johnson pitched flawlessly. The Phils ran out Jamie Moyer who was 10-0 lifetime in ten starts against the Fish..

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 101 reads 1 comments

  17. Shane Victorino Makes Sure Brad Lidge Doesn't Blow Lead

    Ladies and gentlemen, your hero of last night's Phillies-Cardinals game is Shane Victorino. That's right, the player who looks like he has on his father's jersey. The one who looks like he weighs less than the kids Sally Struthers picks up...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 530 reads 0 comments

  18. NL East Has Big Trade Deadline Day

    The closest division race in baseball and virtually everyone stands pat. The biggest deal was the Braves giving away Mark Teixeira, and they're not even in the race. The Mets have picked up a resounding nobody...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  19. Rafael Nadal To Be Number One In The World

    The computers are finally catching up to what tennis fans have known for some time. The Spaniard, Rafael Nadal, is the best tennis player on the face of the Earth...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 1,113 reads 4 comments

  20. The Disappearing Beanball: Wake Up Big League Pitchers, The Plate Belongs To You

    In these days of showy homerun trots and the ability to take commercial breaks while athletes are running the bases a sports fan can wonder why does he not get one in the ribs the next time he hits...

    Michael Mulraney Written by Michael Mulraney about 6 years ago 190 reads 1 comments