1. NBA: The 15 Worst Free Agents Going into the 2011-12 Season

    The NBA offseason is a time for teams to rebuild or even add pieces to become a contender. However, it is also a time period for terrible players to somehow get paid to be bad at basketball...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 795 reads 11 comments

  2. 5 Reasons the Miami Heat Won't Trade LeBron James to the Orlando Magic

    Like any ordinary NBA offseason, you will hear legit trade rumors and terrible ones. This year has a scenario with little merit involving LeBron James ...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 2,428 reads 28 comments

  3. 5 Reasons Not to Write off Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts

    Colts fans be wary, you are by no means guaranteed a playoff spot this season. However, there is not an immediate need to panic. The Houston Texans are a popular pick to secure an upset playoff spot in 2011...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 651 reads 28 comments

  4. NFL: The 5 Most Intriguing Week 1 Games of the Regular Season

    With the NFL preseason underway, it's time for experts and fans alike to make their bold predictions for the year. With a lockout not stopping the season, there will have a ton of interesting story lines throughout...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 467 reads 6 comments

  5. Dwight Howard and Others Who Could Give the New York Knicks a Big Three

    The 2010-11 season was the start of something great for New York fans: another sports franchise that can dominate for years. New York missed out on signing King James, but still made a big splash by signing power forward Amar'e Stoudemire...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 1,862 reads 12 comments

  6. NBA: 6 Eastern Conference Players Who Could Make Their First All-Star Game

    New stars rise every year in the NBA . It's one of the best parts about the game. For the 2012 season, there aren't many players poised to make their first All-Star appearance in the East, but there are a few guys who could have a big year...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 575 reads 6 comments

  7. NBA: 2011 Free Agents Under 25 Who Could Have a Big Impact

    The free agent class of 2011 isn't as star studded as the class of 2010, but it will provide teams with great potential role players...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 276 reads 6 comments

  8. Predicting the 8 NBA Playoff Teams Coming out of the East in 2012

    Could the power in the NBA be shifting to the East? If you look at the top six teams in the conference, it appears highly possible. The Chicago Bulls ultimately came out of the East with the No...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 8,615 reads 161 comments

  9. NBA: Steve Nash and Other Big Names That Should Be Traded

    Plenty of NBA teams are in dire need to make a blockbuster potential trade. Unfortunately, that is currently being blocked by a lockout. Many of these teams are perennial contenders looking to add a piece to solidify a top seed for the playoffs...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 1,511 reads 17 comments

  10. Predicting the 8 NBA Playoff Teams Coming out of the West in 2012

    Although it looks like the power in the NBA is shifting towards the East, the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy stayed out West with the Dallas Mavericks. The one thing that is changing in the West is the way teams are trending...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 3,866 reads 114 comments

  11. Every Team's Second Best Scoring Option

    Every team needs at least one player who can step up when a star is in a slump. Many teams are blessed with multiple stars like the Boston Celtics or Miami Heat. This allows a lot more room for error than a team with one great scorer...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 8,052 reads 101 comments

  12. 2012 NBA Predictions: Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls

    The Bulls made a statement in 2011 by clinching the top seed in the East. Although they fell short to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, they showed that they will be a contender for years to come...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 4,367 reads 47 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls' Free Agent Shooting Guard Options

    The Bulls were considered a surprise in 2010, clinching the top seed in the east over the favored Miami Heat and Boston Celtics . However, come playoff time it was apparent the Bulls had some big flaws...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 3,083 reads 50 comments

  14. 5 Burning Questions for the Boston Red Sox Heading Towards Playoff Baseball

    After an abysmal 0-6 to start the year, the Red Sox have turned the season around to be on pace for one of the best records in the long history of the franchise...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA: Josh Smith and Other Stars That Could Give the Houston Rockets Liftoff

    The Ming dynasty is officially over in Houston, what's next for Rocket fans? Despite not having Yao all season, the Rockets put together one of the best offenses in the NBA in 2011...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 3,034 reads 29 comments

  16. NBA: It's Time to Stop Hating Miami Heat Star LeBron James

    Do we hate LeBron James because he made "The Decision"? He's overhyped? Oh wait, he created a super squad? Wait, why do we hate this guy again? July 8, 2010 marks the date that LeBron James instantly became the biggest villain in sports...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about 3 years ago 845 reads 20 comments

  17. NFL: Possible Landing Spots for Donovan McNabb and Four Other Quarterbacks

    A new off season always brings new rumors. This year there seems to be talks of a lot of valuable quarterbacks on the trading block. This list includes a future hall of famer looking for one more shot at a Super Bowl ring...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 282 reads 5 comments

  18. NFL: Ranking the NFL Careers of the Madden Cover Atheletes Since 2001

    The people have spoken, and they want Peyton Hillis on the cover of the newest installment of Madden! Yeah, true story. The Madden cover has always been a symbolic honor for NFL players, and for some a curse...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 915 reads 8 comments

  19. NBA: LeBron James and the Best Player in Each Draft Since 2000

    The NBA draft: Where stars are born and busts are forever remembered. While over 50 players get drafted yearly, only one can have the bragging rights as the best in each class...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,051 reads 4 comments

  20. Oklahoma City Thunder: How Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Win in 2012

    Yes, the headline is correct. I said Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Not Durant and Paul, Durant and Nash, or Durant and Williams. I'm sticking with Durant and Westbrook...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,298 reads 7 comments

  21. NBA: 5 Possible Destinations for All-Star Chris Paul

    Does Chris Paul want out of New Orleans? If he does or doesn't, it could easily happen. The Hornets , who are currently owned by the NBA , won't make a trade for the point guard unless it means a bright future for the franchise in turmoil...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,123 reads 13 comments

  22. NFL: Aaron Rodgers and 15 Offensive MVP Candidates

    The NFL lockout has stolen much of the NFL offseason talks, so now it's time to shift to something a little more fun to talk about. With the 2012 season getting closer, predictions are starting to be made, and I'll start with the NFL MVP award...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,585 reads 5 comments

  23. MLB: Adrian Gonzalez and Why the Red Sox Are Heading to the World Series

    After a 0-6 start, the red hot Red Sox have bounced back to have one of the best records in the MLB . Boston was preseason favorites coming into the season, and midway through June they are proving why...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 891 reads 31 comments

  24. NBA: Why Tony Parker Remained on the Spurs and His Future

    When draft day hit and it was announced the San Antonio Spurs had made a trade, it was not Tony Parker who was traded, but backup point guard George Hill. This could turn out to be a blessing for them...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 112 reads 1 comments

  25. NBA: Derrick Rose and the 25 Best Players 25 or Under

    With another exciting season of NBA basketball in the books, it's time for avid sports fans to look to the future. There is a lot of young talent in the NBA which gives fans hope there will be excitement in the league for years to come...

    Eric Johnson Written by Eric Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,627 reads 26 comments