1. Notre Dame Offensive Guard Chris Stewart Raises the Bar

    Typically offensive linemen don't receive a lot of press, but in the case of Notre Dame offensive guard Chris Stewart, it is impossible to overlook his achievements on and especially off the gridiron...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 647 reads 11 comments

  2. Tight End Kyle Rudolph of Notre Dame Lost for Season

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced today at his Tuesday press conference that tight end Kyle Rudolph will be lost for the season after his ongoing hamstring injury was aggravated on Saturday against Pittsburgh...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 428 reads 24 comments

  3. Roy Halladay Gives Phillies Fans a Once in a Lifetime Gift

    When Major League Baseball launched its 24-hour network on Jan. 1, 2009, the first broadcast was Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series, what was up until last night the only postseason no-hitter in the history of baseball...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies Prospect Jiwan James Answers Five Questions

    Philadelphia Phillies prospect and Lakewood BlueClaws center fielder Jiwan James was kind enough to answer a few questions for Bleacher Report correspondent Jim Sheridan...

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  5. Philadelphia Phillies: Team Chemistry Sets Pace as Playoffs Draw Near

    Team chemistry is a sometimes overlooked factor in sports but it's nothing new in Philadelphia. The 1980 Cardiac Kids with an infield led by Mike Schmidt, Larry Bowa, and Pete Rose, ...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Getting Back to Basics Will Help Salvage Season

    With one third of the 2010 season in the books, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a 1-3 record with eight games left on the schedule...

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  7. Rangers' Josh Hamilton Makes the Right Choice Skipping Celebration

    While the Texas Rangers celebrated with beer and champagne showers after clinching the American League West Saturday night, they did so without left fielder Josh Hamilton...

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  8. Placido Polanco Back Where He Belongs For Phillies

    In the winter before the Phillies' 2010 season, most of the talk revolved around Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay, but one of the most exciting moves made by Ruben Amaro Jr. this off season was the acquisition of Placido Polanco...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 4 years ago 1,508 reads 8 comments

  9. Detroit Tigers 2010: What Went Wrong and How It Could Have Been Avoided

    Entering the 2010 season there were quite a few questions facing the Detroit Tigers. Could the Tigers win with rookies at second base and center field? Could Jose Valverde fill the ...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 5 years ago 777 reads 12 comments

  10. Notre Dame Lands a Victory Despite Loss To Michigan

    Despite a heartbreaking 28-24 loss at the hands of the University of Michigan, the Notre Dame football family expanded by two on Saturday...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies: Reviewing The Season With 22 Games Left

    Overcoming adversity is nothing new to the Philadelphia Phillies, but how the Phillies react to these conditions is what sets them apart from other teams in the league...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 1,333 reads 7 comments

  12. Notre Dame Freshman T.J. Jones Makes a Great First Impression

    It didn't take long for Notre Dame freshman T.J. Jones to make his presence felt against the Perdue Boilermakers this Saturday...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 853 reads 12 comments

  13. Detroit Tigers And Jeremy Bonderman Need To Part Ways

    Every March since 2004, Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Jeremy Bonderman has been primed for a breakout season. While the Tigers are sharpening their skills in Lakeland, that conversation takes place and you can set your watch by it...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 667 reads 9 comments

  14. Ole Miss Football: Jerrell Powe Is More Than Meets the Eye

    All too often we tend to take what we hear about someone for face value, if we were to believe what we had been told about Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe, we would come to the decision that he wasn't interested in classroom work in the least...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 465 reads 2 comments

  15. Ruben Amaro Jr. Is Commited To Winning With Philadelphia Phillies

    There are two schools of thought when it comes to hiring a general manager for a Major League Baseball team: Either you hire a businessman or a baseball man...

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  16. Phans Need To Savor the Philadelphia Phillies

    The window of opportunity doesn't stay open for very long in Major League Baseball. This is why Phillies fans need to enjoy this run while it lasts...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 642 reads 7 comments

  17. Notre Dame Tight End Kyle Rudolph on 2010 Mackey Award Watch List

    Notre Dame junior tight end Kyle Rudolph was one of thirty-two players on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, given to the top collegiate tight end. Rudolph is the only returning semifinalist from 2009...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 379 reads 0 comments

  18. Chipper Jones Makes The Right Choice in Comeback Attempt

    While most 38 year old third basemen with 17 MLB seasons under their belts would probably call it a career after tearing their ACL with fifty games left in the season, Chipper Jones is going to rehab his injury with spring training in mind...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 396 reads 4 comments

  19. Notre Dame Stacked at Tight End Position

    With the upcoming season just weeks away, and the spread offense about to be unveiled, the role of the tight ends will be crucial to the success of the Irish. Notre Dame has been deep at the tight end position for a number of years...

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  20. Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski: Boston Red Sox Personifies Longevity

    As a stat junkie, not too many baseball numbers actually make me sit down and contemplate what I just read. Until now, that is. From 1939 through 1983, the Boston Red Sox primarily used two left fielders...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 347 reads 6 comments

  21. Notre Dame Football 2010: Teach Don't Preach And Address Underage Drinking

    Last weekend 42 students at the University of Notre Dame were charged with underage drinking, as well as two other students with supplying alcohol to a minor. Over two dozen of those arrested were student athletes...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 743 reads 10 comments

  22. Golden (Dome) Memories

    As college football season rapidly approaches, the recent topic around the dinner table has been some of our greatest trips to South Bend...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 4 years ago 592 reads 9 comments

  23. How Stats Get to Your TV: Now That's the Bottom Line

    Most of us diehard sports fans multitask while watching a sporting event by glancing at or studying (depending on our interest) the bottom line or the ticker...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about 5 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  24. Philadelphia Phillies, 1980 Vs. 2008: There's No Comparing

    As I prepared to write this piece, I was looking over the statistics of the 1980 Phillies versus the 2008 Phillies. Then it came to me: Who cares? I was going to break it down position by position, batting average, extra-base hits, RBI, etc...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 6 years ago 759 reads 0 comments

  25. The Philadelphia Phillies Bring It Back Home

    After 28 years and eight days, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Champions once again. Having been at Game Six in 1980 as a 12 year old, the feeling is a lot different almost three decades later...

    Jim Sheridan Written by Jim Sheridan about almost 6 years ago 27 reads 2 comments