1. Los Angeles Dodgers: 4 Potential Waiver Deals for LA

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have two days left to make a waiver trade before the August 31st deadline. Behind in the NL Western Division by 10.5 games, they are out of contention and should be looking to add prospects for the future of the franchise...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 2,125 reads 4 comments

  2. MLB Playoff Push: Ranking the Top 10 NL Difference Makers

    The National League is full of talented, young players. Even better than individualistic superstars, these difference makers are very team-oriented players, looking to lead their teams into October and to a World Series...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 283 reads 0 comments

  3. A New Face of the Franchise: How Going Green Can Save the Los Angeles Dodgers

    The city of Los Angeles has stopped thinking blue. They are blue because of the despair of the Dodger franchise. The hope that one day, Los Angeles can be a blue town again is sadly waning...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 803 reads 2 comments

  4. U.S. Open Preview: Mardy Fish and 5 Dark Horses in the Men's Singles Bracket

    With Hurricane Irene threatening to put a major dent into the buzz surrounding the U.S. Open in Flushing, New York, the sports world is still wondering if anyone not named Nadal, Federer or Djokovic has a chance of taking this Grand Slam title...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,552 reads 5 comments

  5. LA Dodgers: 7 Lessons New Manager Don Mattingly Has Learned in 2011

    Don Mattingly is an overall, all-around great guy. Like so many people in baseball, and baseball around the entire world, Mattingly cares deeply about his players, his team and his community within the entire organization...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 667 reads 0 comments

  6. EPL Debate: Who Do You Want for Your Squad, Clint Dempsey or Dirk Kuyt?

    The Premier League is opening up its 2011-2012 season with quite a bang. Both Manchester City and Manchester United have dominated in their first two matches, making a major statement...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 985 reads 12 comments

  7. Pac-12 Football Preview: 10 September Must-See Games

    The first football game for the brand new Pacific 12 Conference is mere days away. Utah, in its first game as a Pac-12 member, will play Montana State on Thursday, September 1st kicking off the Pac-12 season...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 3,297 reads 10 comments

  8. Arian Foster: Why the Houston Texans RB Will Be the Top Fantasy Back in 2011

    All the Chris Johnson owners should be nervous. The Adrian Peterson worshippers should be scared, and the people who believe Jamaal Charles is the answer should be doubting themselves right now...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 897 reads 3 comments

  9. EPL Preview: Sergio Aguero and the 5 Most Underrated Stars in the Premiership

    With the buzz surrounding the English Premier League growing worldwide, and the first matches already in the books, it is time to look at some of the biggest players that you don't even know...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 4,100 reads 37 comments

  10. Fantasy Football: Mark Ingram and 10 Rookies to Build Your Dynasty Team Around

    The hair pulling is about to begin. The 2011 NFL season is just around the corner, and so the madness is about to begin for the tens of millions of wannabee football general managers...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 2,173 reads 0 comments

  11. Just How Good Can Arian Foster Be in 2011?

    Arian Foster burst onto the national scene last season, stunning everyone on his way to becoming the NFL rushing leader in 2010...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,057 reads 14 comments

  12. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Ways They Could Play Spoilers This Year

    It is not a position that any team likes being in. Spoilers are just a euphemism for being eliminated—and the only role the Dodgers can play for the second season in a row. At 13...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 9,465 reads 3 comments

  13. 5 Reasons Texans Finally Take Down Colts

    The Houston Texans have been on the cusp of success for many years now. From 2008's 8-8 record and 2009's first franchise winning record at 9-7, the Texans have proved that they are serious contenders in the very difficult AFC South...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,207 reads 5 comments

  14. Houston Texans: Could Andre Johnson Get to New Heights and a 1,600-Yard Year?

    Over the course of Houston Texans franchise history, few have had the effect on an entire city like wide receiver Andre Johnson ...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 536 reads 2 comments

  15. Singing the Dodger Blues: Dee Gordon Joins Rubby De La Rosa on DL

    Breathe. Now breathe a little more. Don't get too worked up and try not to fret. Find a happy place, somewhere, anywhere. In this Dodger season, it's been difficult...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  16. Houston Texans: Just How Good Can the New Wade Phillips Defense Be?

    Can Wade Phillips work miracles? With the Dallas Cowboys he most certainly did not, but Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak thinks Phillips is going to have better luck with Texas' not-so-prominent team...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 838 reads 5 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball: Jason Kipnis Is Saving the Indians, Could He Save Your Team?

    In the two weeks since the Cleveland Indians promoted second baseman Jason Kipnis, the team has struggled and lost ground in the tight AL Central Division race...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,499 reads 5 comments

  18. Los Angeles Dodgers Trade Scenarios: The Dodgers' Best Waiver Deal Prospects

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have shown some promise over the past couple weeks, winning four of their five most recent series...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 2,259 reads 0 comments

  19. Phillies and Giants Brawl in the Bay: What MLB Must Do to Handle Growing Rivalry

    A Friday Night Fight! On a crisp August night in San Francisco, perfect conditions were marred only by a slight chilly wind that all in the Bay have come to terms with...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,248 reads 23 comments

  20. L.A. Dodgers Trade Grades: What We Learned About Them at the MLB Trade Deadline

    The 2011 Los Angeles Dodger season has been like no other in so many ways—an ownership issue never before seen in all of sports, waning interest and a subpar team that has managed to alienate even the most diehard of fans...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,737 reads 4 comments

  21. MLB Trade Deadline: Los Angeles Dodgers Need To Let These 5 Bums Go

    Even though the Los Angeles Dodgers have climbed out of the cellar in the last week, they continue to be the major league's best option for selling off quality players...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 563 reads 2 comments

  22. Hunter Pence to the Phillies: 4 More Moves the SF Giants Could Counter With

    The big bomb has been dropped on the MLB Trade Deadline season, as the Houston Astros traded slugger Hunter Pence to the Philadelphia Phillies for two standout prospects and two players to be named later...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 1,374 reads 8 comments

  23. Dodgers Trade Rumors: Rafael Furcal to St.Louis Now? Live Updates

    After many days of actively shopping shortstop Rafael Furcal , it looks like the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally received some interest from contending teams. Not only did Ken Rosenthal of MLB...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 882 reads 4 comments

  24. MLB Trade Deadline: 7 Ways Dodgers Ownership Situation Impacts Deadline Activity

    Ah, how long ago does that happy picture look like it was taken? Well, 2004 is the correct year, when the old Dodgers were free of troubles and legal woes...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 2,189 reads 7 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Could Ubaldo Jimenez Really Be Going to the Cincinnati Reds?

    According to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports , a Colorado Rockies insider has made big news by saying the chance that starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez will be traded is "around 50/50...

    Ross Zelen Written by Ross Zelen about almost 3 years ago 474 reads 3 comments