1. New York Knicks: It's Time to Put Up or Shut Up in 2012-13

    For the New York Knicks in 2012-13, it is finally time. Time to bring basketball supremacy back to New York City, time to erase more than a decade’s worth of frustration, time to show the rest of the world that the Knicks are back...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 2 years ago 956 reads 4 comments

  2. New York Knicks: Letting Jeremy Lin Go a Mistake? Not at All

    Over the past decade, the front office of the New York Knicks , specifically James Dolan, has made numerous, monumental mistakes. It is in no way a stretch to call this franchise the worst in sports over that time...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 2 years ago 1,054 reads 2 comments

  3. LeBron James: Why His First Title Should Scare Rest of NBA

    As a basketball fan and as a LeBron James fan, seeing the man himself and the rest of the Miami Heat capture the NBA title on Thursday night was nothing short of beautiful...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 2 years ago 1,646 reads 9 comments

  4. New York Knicks: Are the Knicks Eastern Conference Favorites?

    It seems absurd to say that a team who had a record of 8-15 just two weeks ago can be considered a contender, let alone a favorite, in the NBA . However, such is the case for the New York Knicks ...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 3 years ago 773 reads 3 comments

  5. New York Yankees: Why Recent Acquisitions Make Them World Series Favorites

    As I reflected on the New York Yankees following their 2011 Division Series loss to the Detroit Tigers , the feeling was not optimistic, to say the least...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 3 years ago 565 reads 1 comments

  6. New York Knicks: Why the 2011-12 Team Will Succeed with Time

    The sports world, simply put, is full of over-reactive fans who are complete prisoners of the moment. So, naturally, as the Knicks have started their season with just one win and ...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 3 years ago 2,331 reads 9 comments

  7. Miami Heat: Why They Should Return as Favorites Whenever Lockout Is Resolved

    The prospect of not having an NBA season this year is very scary to NBA fans everywhere. As each day passes, it seems less and less likely that an agreement will be reached anytime soon...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 3 years ago 3,220 reads 115 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Season: At Midway Point, Patriots, Packers Are Still Favorites

    The midway point of the 2011 NFL season has arrived, and it is time to reflect on those preseason predictions that I made back in August...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 3 years ago 426 reads 4 comments

  9. 2011 Colts: Proving Peyton Manning's Greatness Even More

    As long as the Colts continue to play as badly as they did in Houston last night, they will just continue to prove just how valuable Peyton Manning is...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 339 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL's 5 Most Overrated Teams

    Going into every NFL season, or any sport's season for that matter, there are always a few teams that are just way too hyped up. This year is no different, as there are several teams who are very overrated...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 806 reads 7 comments

  11. 2011 NFL Predictions: Looking into the Future for All 32 Teams

    We almost did not have a 2011 NFL season, but we do now, and I'm as excited as anyone for this football season. Last year, it was Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hoisting the Lombardi Trophy to conclude the season...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 997 reads 27 comments

  12. Believe It or Not, Expect Big Things from the Indianapolis Colts in 2011

    A regular season with 10 wins and six losses, along with a division title, would not be a failure for many teams in the NFL . However, after seven straight 12-win-or-better seasons, many considered 2010 a letdown for the Indianapolis Colts ...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 894 reads 7 comments

  13. L.A. Lakers: Lakers Need to Calm Down; They're Still Among the NBA's Elite

    As we all know, the Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the 2011 NBA Playoffs in the Western Conference Semifinals by the eventual champion Dallas Mavericks in four games...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 1,661 reads 5 comments

  14. Miami Heat Big Three: Why They Will Win Multiple NBA Championships Together

    The Miami Heat may have lost in the Finals to the Dallas Mavericks , but this team's journey as an elite power in the NBA has just begun...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about over 3 years ago 2,946 reads 45 comments

  15. NBA Power Rankings: Los Angeles Lakers Are Heating Up

    The All-Star Weekend is behind us, and we have entered the home stretch of the NBA season. You can expect the elite teams to really heat up as they look to make a push for good playoff seeding...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 964 reads 6 comments

  16. Why LeBron James is the Midseason NBA MVP

    When LeBron James announced that he’d be “taking his talents to South Beach” on July 8, he became the most hated player in the NBA , and the Heat became easily the most hated team...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 2,420 reads 71 comments

  17. Pittsburgh Steelers: A Steel-Lock To Win Seventh Super Bowl

    When you think of some of the best franchises in sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers are certainly one team that comes to mind. The Steelers have won six Super Bowls, more than any other NFL team...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 3,303 reads 27 comments

  18. Green Bay Packers: Why They Will Beat the Falcons and Go On To Win the NFC

    The Green Bay Packers pulled off a thrilling 21-16 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday and will play in Atlanta against the No. 1-seeded Atlanta Falcons for a birth in the conference championship...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 1,981 reads 6 comments

  19. Knicks vs. Lakers: Knicks Head to Staples Center in Big Measuring-Stick Game

    While most people in the sports world will be talking about the NFL playoffs and the upcoming BCS National Championship, the Lakers and Knicks will be facing off at the Staples Center in a huge NBA matchup...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 882 reads 5 comments

  20. Boston Celtics or Miami Heat? Who Should the Eastern Conference Favorites Be?

    Let the debate begin. Two of the four best records in the NBA belong to the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics. The experienced Celtics are just half a game better, at 27-7, than the new-look Heat at 28-9...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 1,948 reads 84 comments

  21. NFL Playoffs: The Pretenders and Contenders of the 12 Remaining Teams

    As the playoffs are set to start next week, all 12 teams will be chasing the same goal: Winning the Super Bowl...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about almost 4 years ago 1,078 reads 10 comments

  22. Boston Red Sox: Why they Should Be World Series Favorites, Not the Phillies

    When 2008 AL Cy Young winner Cliff Lee signed with the Phillies to boost an already stacked starting rotation, many people started handing them the 2011 World Series championship...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 4 years ago 1,192 reads 26 comments

  23. Indianapolis Colts: Why To Not Count Them Out Just Yet

    It’s safe to say that, as Indianapolis Colts fans, we’ve been very spoiled the past seven years as the Colts have won at least 12 games each of those years...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 4 years ago 810 reads 4 comments

  24. Why Winning a Major Conference Should Not Get Team an Automatic BCS Bid

    I have my hopes that there will soon be a playoff in college football, but if we can’t have that, there is one thing I’d really like the BCS system to change...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 4 years ago 727 reads 3 comments

  25. New York Knicks: A Carmelo Type Player Away From Greatness

    The New York Knicks have the pieces in place to be future title contenders. Just one thing is missing, another superstar player, specifically Carmelo Anthony. Trade rumors have, for now at least, quieted down a lot...

    Michael Burke Written by Michael Burke about 4 years ago 2,432 reads 17 comments