1. Ranking the Biggest Player Surprises of the NBA Season Thus Far

    There have been many surprises this season, ranging anywhere from Jeremy Lin's emergence, to the play of the Atlantic-leading Sixers to the horrendous play of the 4-26 Charlotte Bobcats ...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 8,324 reads 29 comments

  2. NASCAR: Ranking the 130 Coolest Paint Schemes of the Last 30 Years

    First off, I've been a NASCAR fan for practically my entire life—I started watching, "cars go around in circles" before I tuned in to football, basketball baseball and everything else...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 14,696 reads 7 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Free Agents: 11 Teams That Could Sign Vincent Jackson

    With the impending departure of receiver Vincent Jackson from the Chargers , it leads to an important question.....

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  4. Chuck Pagano Reportedly Hired as Indianapolis Colts' New Head Coach

    Reports have just broken that the Indianapolis Colts have found a replacement for the recently departed Jim Caldwell—and who is it? Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  5. 2012 NFL Draft: Comparing First-Round Prospects to NFL Players

    The 2012 NFL Draft is expected to be one of the best since the beginning of the 21st century. Players such as Andrew Luck , Matt Kalil, Morris Claiborne, Trent Richardson and Robert ...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 857 reads 3 comments

  6. 2012 7-Round NFL Mock Draft: Who the Indianapolis Colts Should Take

    Somehow, someway, the Indianapolis Colts were able to snag the No. 1 overall selection by having one of the worst years in franchise history...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 3,209 reads 33 comments

  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Ronnie Hillman and the 15 Best Small-School Prospects

    Every year, there are a multitude of prospects that go on to have stellar careers at the professional level. And some of them come from small schools that the normal football fan has never heard of...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 3,929 reads 3 comments

  8. 2012 NFL 7-Round Mock Draft: Where Do All the Quarterbacks End Up?

    Every week or two, I update my seven-round NFL mock draft -- lately, it had been trouble, as players announced that they were entering and some admitted that they were returning to school for their junior or senior seasons...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 3,438 reads 10 comments

  9. 2012 NFL Draft: 11 Potential Late-Rounders That Could Become Stars

    In every NFL draft, there are always multiple players that are chosen in the later rounds that go on to flourish at the professional level, such as Tom Brady in 2000 (sixth round, ...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about over 2 years ago 14,659 reads 54 comments

  10. NFL: 25 Surprising Players Who Can Make the Pro Bowl

    Every year, there are those players that have a breakout season, i.e. Brandon Lloyd, Arian Foster, Peyton Hillis and a few other players in 2010. That's one of the things I enjoy about the NFL ...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 6,421 reads 138 comments

  11. Chris Kaman and the 11 Centers the Blazers Should Deal for This Summer

    With the NBA Draft come and gone, each team is pondering what else they should do to make their team championship contenders. Last week, the Blazers started off the draft with two glaring needs—point guard and the frontcourt...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 930 reads 10 comments

  12. NBA Free Agency: 10 Possible Destinations for Hornets' David West

    According to sources, New Orleans Hornets star power forward David West will opt out of the last year of his current deal and try his luck in free agency. West has a June 30th deadline to let the organization know whether he will return on his $7..

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,293 reads 4 comments

  13. Blazers' Addition of Raymond Felton Finally Adds Consistency at Point Guard

    As I was watching the NBA draft last week, I was anticipating a move by the Blazers to acquire a point guard or a big man—either one or both, I didn't care...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 838 reads 4 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency: Trail Blazers Should Stand by and Wait for Frontcourt Help

    When the Blazers' season prematurely ended with their first-round exit by the Dallas Mavericks , they were already talking about what they needed to do for this upcoming season (if there is one)...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,616 reads 4 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2011: Why the Portland Trail Blazers Should Be Considered Winners

    After months and months of anticipation, the 2011 NBA draft is over. From picks No. 1 to 60, there was a lot of drama, trades and surprises...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 3,717 reads 4 comments

  16. NBA Draft: Trail Blazers Need to Stop Drafting European Players

    Over the past decade or so, there has been a lot of hype surrounding European players. And the hype is just too much...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 837 reads 3 comments

  17. NBA Free Agency: Nene and Other Possible Signings for the Portland Trail Blazers

    It's my favorite time of the year: The NBA Draft is right around the corner and free agency is about to begin. I'm just as excited as Ralphie when he is anticipating the Red Ryder BB Gun as a gift in the famous movie The Christmas Story ...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 2,161 reads 4 comments

  18. 2011 NBA Draft: 6 Ideas the Portland Trail Blazers Must Consider

    The 2011 NBA Draft is right around the corner, with owners and general managers scrambling to make possible decisions on what they're going to do in the next few days. Some include trades...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,156 reads 3 comments

  19. Trail Blazers' Elliot Williams Is the Reason Brandon Roy Should Be Moved

    There has been a lot of speculation lately that the Blazers' Brandon Roy could very well be shown the door before the start of the 2011-12 regular season...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,796 reads 19 comments

  20. The All-Time Portland Trail Blazers Team

    The Portland Trail Blazers were first introduced to the rest of the NBA in 1970. Their first draft pick of the franchise, Geoff Petrie, would turn out to be one of the best Blazers players in their era...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 4,119 reads 1 comments

  21. Portland Trail Blazers: 10 Teams That Could Use Brandon Roy's Services

    It feels as though that Brandon Roy has virtually disintegrated. Roy has widely been considered throughout his career to be the face of the franchise...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 5,375 reads 15 comments

  22. Portland Trail Blazers: A Look Back at the 1977 Championship Team

    With the NBA Finals going on right now, it reminded me of the Blazers' championship run in the 1977 NBA playoffs. The 1976-77 Blazers were a young team with a thirst for the championship...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,453 reads 0 comments

  23. LaMarcus Aldridge Has All the Tools to Become One of the Best in the League

    With the second overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft , the Chicago Bulls selected Texas power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. His draft rights were then traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for the rights to LSU power forward Tyrus Thomas...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 691 reads 1 comments

  24. Portland Trail Blazers: It's Time for Rudy Fernandez to Be Shown the Door

    When I think of Rudy Fernandez , I think back to a gangster Robert DeNiro or Joe Pesci saying, "Get the &#%^ out of here!" I think you know what I'm talking about. There's always that one player...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 2,451 reads 15 comments

  25. Portland Trail Blazers Need to Bring Back Center Greg Oden

    I know, I know. It sounds outrageous. The question is probably running through all readers' minds: Why in the world would the Blazers want to keep Greg Oden?! He was once a No...

    Tyler Ward Written by Tyler Ward about 3 years ago 1,878 reads 13 comments