1. MLB: Early-Season Statistical Mixups?

    Does anybody know what is going on with spring baseball stats? They seem to be all mixed up.All-Star Alfonso Soriano is batting .170, David Ortiz is hitting .077, and Jim Thome is only batting ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 449 reads 10 comments

  2. A Quick Note to Oakland Raider Fans

    When I checked the most popular articles today, I was not surprised to see that all of them, every single one of the top six, were regarding the Oakland Raiders...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 2,198 reads 28 comments

  3. MLB Rumor Wire: Trade, Extension, and Free Agency Talk

    Things are shaking and rattling in the MLB after the first week and many games. Here are some of the deals that are being made and broken so far...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 636 reads 4 comments

  4. Minnesota Twins: Good News in Week One

    Normally, I am one to dwell on the negative of any Minnesota sport. I tend to scream, pout, and hide when anything really bad happens. That's why I've adopted a new approach this week...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 596 reads 2 comments

  5. NCAA Basketball: All-Championship Game Team

    I'm not one to complain about college basketball, but I'm kind of glad that this season is officially over. That's not saying that I didn't enjoy it, just that it seemed to drag on forever...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 2,406 reads 7 comments

  6. NCAA Tournament: All-Final Four Team

    Well, neither of the teams that I picked to reach the Championship game won last night. My predicted champion by 13 points, UCLA, looked awful in their loss to Memphis...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,371 reads 0 comments

  7. Minnesota Twins: Justin Morneau Breaks Slump in Two-Run Win

    With the win today, the Twin's are back to .500, where they should hang for about the next month, then drop back to where they belong.I'm not a pessimist, just a realist...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 653 reads 3 comments

  8. MLB Rumor Wire: Claudio Vargas Focus of Early Whispers

    Opening Day has come and gone, and the playing field is once again uneven for some teams.Numerous teams across the league are already considering possible trades that would help their ballclub in the years to come...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 601 reads 10 comments

  9. Minnesota Twins: Liriano Not Sharp in First Minor League Start

    Francisco Liriano, who is playing catch-up while on a minor league stint, pitched for the Class-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. Here's what his final line looked like: IP H R ER SO BB HR 5...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 413 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA MVP: Enough Already!

    Over the past few months, there have been countless dozens of articles pertaining to the NBA MVP race. Most of these articles have been about the race between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, but there have been the occasional unorthodox approaches...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 876 reads 5 comments

  11. Ideal Lineups: American League West

    I discovered a fun tool over at Baseball Musings the other day that analyzes any nine-man lineup, and suggests an "optimal" lineup...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,154 reads 0 comments

  12. Ideal Lineups: American League Central

    I discovered a fun tool over at Baseball Musings the other day that analyzes any nine-man lineup, and suggests an "optimal" lineup...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  13. Ideal Lineups: American League East

    I discovered a fun tool over at Baseball Musings the other day that analyzes any nine-man lineup, and suggests an "optimal" lineup...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 714 reads 6 comments

  14. Minnesota Twins: Opening Day Notes

    How sweet it is! Scorecard in hand, I diligently listened to John Gordon call this Opening Night win on the radio Monday night, and enjoyed every minute of it.A nice victory for the Twins, and a great performance from nearly every player...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 614 reads 6 comments

  15. NCAA Tournament: All-Elite Eight Team

    Click here for the All-Second round team and the All-Sweet 16 Team. So much for the slipper. The clock struck midnight for the Davidson Wildcats, and it certainly wasn't because of a lack of fan support...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 944 reads 2 comments

  16. NCAA Tournament: All-Sweet 16 Team

    (Following up an article highlighting the top performances in the second round.)Sorry for the delay in getting this out, but there is really no downtime between the Sweet Sixteen and the Elite ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,316 reads 0 comments

  17. Elevated Courts: A Good Thing for NCAA Basketball?

    If you are planning to attend a Midwest or South regional game this NCAA Tournament, you may be in for a surprise.The NCAA is "experimenting" with a new-look for their games by raising the elevation of the playing court by 27 inches...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 6,233 reads 0 comments

  18. Minnesota Twins Starting Lineup Notes

    The baseball season is coming, can you feel it? There is a lot happening around the Twins camp this time of year, and changes are being made. I'm extremely excited, but here are a few notes from the Spring Training complex in Florida from March 27...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 2,125 reads 4 comments

  19. Minnesota Twins: Fielding Fun for Hernandez and Morneau

    As Joe Christensen puts it:"The Twins' Opening Day starter had both dugouts rolling after some fancy footwork in his final spring tuneup...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 521 reads 3 comments

  20. A New Era Part Two: How to Stop the NCAA Basketball Big Men

    Following up Part One of my two-part series, these are a few ways for teams without a designated big man to have success against teams that do. Use PenetratorsI mentioned this in part one, but I think that it is one of the best solutions for small teams.

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,718 reads 0 comments

  21. A New Era Part One: Does Height Matter in College Basketball?

    When you look back at the old days of college basketball, the dominating teams almost always had a "big guy." Take Wilt Chamberlain for example...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,481 reads 4 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders: Breaking Down the DeAngelo Hall Trade

    Depending on whom you believe, the Oakland Raiders either just got much better or much worse. Although the deal was announced a few days ago, the jury is still out on whether or not the Raiders got what they paid for...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 3,133 reads 3 comments

  23. NCAA Tournament: All-Second Round Team

    Now that everyone officially has a busted bracket, let's bring out a different kind of contest: naming the All-Second Round Players...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 1,475 reads 12 comments

  24. MLB Rumor Wire: Spring Training Whispers

    There are quite a few rumors floating around the MLB now as Spring Training winds down. This time of year the rumors vary from extensions to trades to line-up decisions. Let's take a look...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 914 reads 16 comments

  25. Minnesota Twins: Tough Decisions to be Made

    Only ten games of Spring Training remain, and Twin's manager Ron Gardenhire has some tough decisions to make. Let's take a look at them: Second Base The current starter at second base for Minnesota is Brendan Harris, but he is only batting ...

    Andrew Kneeland Written by Andrew Kneeland about over 6 years ago 598 reads 0 comments