1. Blake Griffin Needs to Be Set Free: Why Contraction Is the Best Answer for NBA

    At the beginning of the season, the Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic looked to be the only teams who could say, "Championship or bust," without the entire room laughing at their wishful thinking...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 3,526 reads 100 comments

  2. St. John's Basketball: How High Should They Be Ranked and How Far Can They Go?

    Will anyone in this year's tournament have more impressive wins than St. John's? Ohio State's biggest win was Purdue, Duke's biggest win was North Carolina and Kansas has yet to really have an impressive win...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 825 reads 10 comments

  3. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Rating Knicks and Nets Offers Piece by Piece

    The New Jersey Nets put an offer on the table. The Denver Nuggets agreed with it and all that was left was for Carmelo Anthony to ink his name to an extension...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 2,247 reads 21 comments

  4. College Football 2011: The 25 Fattest Players in College Football for 2011

    All you can eat buffets cringe at their sight. Physiotherapists make a living off operating on their knees. Offensive linemen try to block them, defensive linemen try to evade them...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 8,552 reads 6 comments

  5. NBA All-Star Game: The Most Dysfunctional Eastern Conference All-Star Team Ever

    Imagine for a second a pre-All Star game dinner table with LeBron James sitting next to Dwight Howard, Howard sitting next to Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce passing the dinner rolls over ...

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  6. NBA: Coach, Mind If We Take Tonight Off? The League's Strange Losses

    Even the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spurs can prove to be far too human and lose games to the bottom-feeders of the NBA. Last night the Lakers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-99...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  7. LeBron, Kobe Or Durant? Best Team in The NBA If Age Determined The Teams

    The NBA is filled with players somewhere in between the ages of 19 and 40. There are stars in their early-20s (think Durant and Rose), late-20s (Miami Heat), and even 30s (Kobe and Dirk)...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 402 reads 5 comments

  8. Kansas Jayhawks Are Better In 2011 Than They Were In 2010

    It took the Jayhawks 25 games to get there, but here they are finally ranked at the top of college basketball (considering they take care of business tonight against K-State)...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 568 reads 5 comments

  9. NBA Power Rankings: Which Teams Have Over and Underachieved This Season

    This is not a 1-30 ranking of who the best team in the NBA is. Instead, I'm looking at each team and ranking where they stand right now, before the All-Star break, and deciding have they over or underachieved or been completely neutral on expectations...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 3,970 reads 6 comments

  10. Philadelphia 76ers: Will They Pass the New York Knicks in NBA Standings?

    The 2009 standings finished as follows in the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division: Boston: 50 wins Toronto: 40 New York: 29 Philadelphia: 27 New Jersey: Pathetic The ...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 1,023 reads 10 comments

  11. NBA Free Agency Rumors: The New York Knicks Won't Budge

    Carmelo's trade rumor filled season has become more of a disaster than the LeBron free agency summer. Granted, Carmelo's 15 weeks of Internet Google fame will not end in a "Decision" ...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 1,973 reads 3 comments

  12. With Victory Sunday, Boston Celtics Prove Continued Superiority over Miami Heat

    Rondo growled in the face of Lebron. Big Baby made the two winning free throws. (and the SportsCenter Not Top 10 for the entire decade) Paul Pierce couldn't hit a shot, Shaquille O'Neal and a list of others sat out with injuries...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 792 reads 22 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Draft: Jake Locker and the 10 Biggest Workout Warriors

    The NFL combine can erase any success or failures a player had during their college career. Underachieve during the season, but run a 4.2 forty meter dash and your name climbs up the ladder...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 597 reads 0 comments

  14. Carmelo Anthony to L.A? Comparing Lakers and Miami Heat Lineups

    This morning has been filled with Carmelo Anthony buzz. Yet again. The Carmelo Anthony trade rumors of the last two, three months have become progressively more annoying and always ...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 4,037 reads 12 comments

  15. Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers Finish on Top, Final NFL Rankings

    The 2010-11 NFL season is officially over. This year was unique in the level of parity between almost all the teams. At the beginning of the playoffs you could really make a case for eight to 10 of the teams that they could go all the way...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 407 reads 0 comments

  16. Super Bowl 2011: Is Steelers Packers The Best Matchup For This Year? All Ranked

    No matter who you are or who is playing in the Super Bowl, Americans find a reason to gather together for this national holiday. If it's not the game, it's the commercials...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 1,072 reads 5 comments

  17. Knicks: New York Building The Right Way With Amar'e and Company

    The first great move in years came for the New York Knicks in the 2007 NBA draft. With the 23rd pick, the Knicks selected the relatively unknown Wilson Chandler from Depaul...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 454 reads 1 comments

  18. Blake Griffin's Clippers: Brutal Schedule Ahead

    If Blake Griffin sees his shadow, does it mean a month long brutal schedule? How about an early exit from the playoff picture? Or are those one and the same? Even though the Los ...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 362 reads 1 comments

  19. NFC North 2011: The Best Division In The NFC

    The NFC North will have a little different look next year. For the first time in as long as I can remember (besides the one year with the Jets) Brett Favre will not be playing football in this division...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 595 reads 3 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: New York Knicks Should Wait on Carmelo Anthony

    When the New Jersey Nets exited the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes (or so we think), the Internet became filled with articles suggesting the New York Knicks should get themselves back into the mix...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 2,259 reads 16 comments

  21. Super Bowl 2011: Brett Favre's Worst Nightmare

    No one could have written the tragedy that was Brett Favre's final NFL season. No one, not even the biggest Favre hater could be so cruel, show so little heart, and so little mercy ...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 4,140 reads 11 comments

  22. Florida Gators' Top 10 Coaches of All Time

    There is a mixture of opinion when it comes to Urban Meyer's early retirement. On one side, you have the fans who understand and sympathize with Urban's desire to be close to his family and away from the stress that is college football...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 2,001 reads 4 comments

  23. Kansas Jayhawks vs. Texas Longhorns: Who Wins, The NBA Version

    Today's matchup between the Kansas Jayhawks and Texas Longhorns is not just for the passionate Big 12 fan, it is a game that should be viewed by any college fan, pro fan, or actually, anyone that loves the game of basketball...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 1,530 reads 0 comments

  24. Los Angeles Clippers: Why the NBA Playoffs May Not Be Out of Reach

    The Los Angeles Clippers started out the season 1-13. All the summertime optimism surrounding their seemingly playoff-caliber roster (led by Baron Davis, Eric Gordon, Blake Griffin, and Chris Kaman) had all but vanished...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 1,156 reads 4 comments

  25. Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Duke Blue Devils All Go Down on Night of Upsets

    January 11th, 2011 was supposed to be one of the most optimistic days of all time. The big theme of the day was just how many "ones" were in the date and how extraordinary the "make-a-wish" at 11:11 on 1-11-11 would be...

    Chris O'Brien Written by Chris O'Brien about almost 4 years ago 146 reads 0 comments