1. Illinois Football: 3 Best, 3 Worst Offseason Developments

    After a pretty disappointing 2010 college football season the Illinois Fighting Illini are coming back with a solid team ready to make some noise in the Big 10...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 752 reads 0 comments

  2. Pitt Football: 7 Items on the Summer 'to-Do' List

    The Pittsburgh Panthers are coming off a very disappointing 2010 season and are looking to improve since parting ways with head coach Dave Wannstedt...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 872 reads 2 comments

  3. NBA Free Agents 2011: 8 Defensive Difference-Makers on the Open Market

    While this upcoming Offseason's free agent class isn't as star-studded as last year's, there are still some quality players that will be available for teams to try and sign...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 1,868 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Finals 2011: Four Mavericks That Need to Step Up in the NBA Finals

    The Mavericks are down in the finals, but not out. The Mavs are currently down 2-1 in the series, and have a must-win game coming up tonight. So far in the playoffs, they've shown that they don't get rattled in big situations or big games...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 119 reads 2 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2011: Kyrie Irving and the 10 Most Innovative Players

    To be a success in today's NBA , young prospects are usually required to be able to do one thing very well that they can use to propel themselves in the league, once they get there...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: 10 Reasons the Blue Devils Could Go Undefeated in 2011-12

    The Duke Blue Devils men's basketball program seems to never have a down year. After a great season last year where they finished 32-5 overall and 13-3 in the ACC, they have the second-best recruiting class in the nation...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 6,000 reads 43 comments

  7. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers Control the Draft

    The Cavaliers have been in a downward spiral since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach, but it looks like things could be changing in Cleveland...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 574 reads 4 comments

  8. 2011 NBA Draft: Nolan Smith and the Best Prospects Available in Round 2

    Finding value in the second round of the NBA draft is a hard thing to do, but this year there are some nice prospects that could not only make NBA teams, but become rotation or role players in the future...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 276 reads 1 comments

  9. 2011 NBA Finals: Lebron James, 5 Best Defenders in Finals

    The age-old adage "defense wins championships" has proven true throughout these playoffs, and the two remaining teams have shown they can play team defense with anyone in the league...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 857 reads 8 comments

  10. NBA Draft 2011: Derrick Williams, 4 Other Prospects Who Should Not Have Declared

    The combination of the "one-and-done" basketball players in today's college game with NBA teams willing to gamble draft picks on underclassmen with high potential who aren't NBA ...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 3,165 reads 20 comments

  11. Kyrie Irving and the Top 15 Freshman Seasons in Duke Basketball History

    Many talented freshman have played for the Duke Blue Devils basketball program and each has left their mark in one way or another...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 1,798 reads 5 comments

  12. NBA Trade Speculation: 5 Interesting Landing Spots for Dwight Howard

    Rumors about Dwight Howard 's interest in leaving Orlando have sprouted up recently and has the entire NBA world curious about possible landing spots for the center...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 5,744 reads 17 comments

  13. 2011 NBA Playoffs: 5 Keys to a Chicago Bulls Series Win

    The Chicago Bulls will battle the Miami Heat tonight in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. After a big opening win in Game 1, the Bulls have struggled in Games 2 and ...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about 3 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  14. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: Projecting Winners for the Western Conference

    Within the next few weeks we will learn how the West will be won and who will be representing the conference in the NBA Finals...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 227 reads 0 comments

  15. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: Projecting Winners for the Eastern Conference

    The NBA season is coming to a close and we are down to just eight teams in the Eastern Conference playing for a shot at a NBA Championship. This has been one interesting season and these playoffs are expected to be even better...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 340 reads 4 comments

  16. Carlos Boozer the Bruiser: His Impact and Importance To the Bulls' Playoff Run

    The Chicago Bulls missed out on the courting of Lebron James, Chris Bosh , and Dwyane Wade this off-season. Lucky for them...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Bulls Are a Legitimate NBA Title Contender, Watch Out for the Horns

    The Chicago Bulls are currently battling with the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They have a leading MVP candidate in Derrick Rose ...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 738 reads 2 comments

  18. Big Three: The NBA's New Trend and Where It's Taking the League

    The Celtics started it. The Heat took it to new heights. And now, the NBA may never be the same. The NBA's new recipe for success has changed the landscape of the league, and changed many teams' philosophies on winning...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 215 reads 12 comments

  19. The NBA's Best Quarterbacks: Ranking the Top 10 Point Guards in the NBA

    Today's NBA has arguably the deepest talent pool at the point guard position of all time. From Rajon Rondo playing the role of the classic, distributing assist man to Derrick Rose's ...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 767 reads 8 comments

  20. NBA Midseason Awards: Who Should Be The Winners?

    The All-Star break and trade deadline have both come and gone, and it's time to hand out the NBA Midseason awards...

    Matt Coan Written by Matt Coan about over 3 years ago 779 reads 7 comments