1. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Things Niner Fans Wish ESPN Pundits Would Acknowledge

    The media sings praises for Drew Brees and the potent New Orleans Saints offense, but is failing to recognize some of the most crucial facts leading up to their matchup against the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about over 2 years ago 1,890 reads 4 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke Talks Jim Harbaugh, Alex Smith and More

    I was able to catch up with Trent Baalke, new general manager of the San Francisco 49ers , one afternoon and get his take on the state of the current team...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,702 reads 8 comments

  3. 2011 NFL Free Agency: 5 Teams in the Worst Salary Cap Situations

    The new CBA has left some teams, like the Oakland Raiders , in a terrible salary cap predicament. While teams recognize that they need to stay beneath the salary cap, they cannot ...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,548 reads 10 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants 2011: 5 Things They Need To Do To Win the NL West

    With the Arizona Diamondbacks breathing down their necks, the San Francisco Giants have to make some changes if they want to keep their NL West division lead...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 405 reads 3 comments

  5. NFL Schedule 2011: 5 Teams the San Francisco 49ers Are Lucky to Play

    The San Francisco 49ers arguably have one of the easiest schedules in the National Football League, mostly based on the fact that their six divisional games are all against teams that finished 2010 with losing records...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 934 reads 0 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants Trade Grades: Analyzing Every Deadline Move and Non-Move

    Brian Sabean and the San Francisco Giants were very active at the trade deadline this year. The defending World Champions made a big splash by acquiring Carlos Beltran, the most prized player on the market...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 3,722 reads 7 comments

  7. Seattle Mariners Trade Deadline: 7 Worst Deadline Deals in Mariners History

    The Seattle Mariners are notorious around the league for making terrible deadline deals. Over the past 15 years, the Mariners have often found themselves one good trade away from making a run at the postseason...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 301 reads 2 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants Trade News: Grading GM Brian Sabean's 10 Biggest Trades

    San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean has never been afraid to make a deal. The shrewd baseball exec is the longest tenured GM in the game, and for good reason—he doesn't balk when it's time to pull the trigger...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,107 reads 0 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: 7 Reasons Carlos Beltran Is the Perfect Fit

    Carlos Beltran has to be the San Francisco Giants ' No. 1 target at the trade deadline. San Francisco currently has one of the worst run-scoring offenses in the majors...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 10,863 reads 10 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball: 4 Players Whose Value Will Plummet If They're Traded

    Fantasy baseball owners need to stay on top of trade news, as deals involving stars like Carlos Beltran can change the values of players...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,249 reads 1 comments

  11. NFL Free Agents 2011: 10 Players Who Must Be Avoided at All Costs This Summer

    Free agents like Nnamdi Asomugha could be the missing pieces that propel teams to the Super Bowl. They could just as easily be enormous wastes of money that hamper franchises for years to come...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  12. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Cesc Fabregas, Franck Ribéry, Samir Nasri and More

    Though the transfer window is set to close in less than six weeks, Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri are still under contract with Arsenal ...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,848 reads 3 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: 8 Reasons They Should Stay Put at 2011 MLB Trade Deadline

    As the trade deadline rapidly approaches, the San Francisco Giants are being linked to all sorts of names, most notably the New York Mets ' Carlos Beltran. But San Francisco does not need to give up an arm and a leg for a big-name player...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 3,234 reads 23 comments

  14. Los Angeles Dodgers: First-Half Grades for Every Dodger

    Besides Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw, the first half of 2011 was a half to forget for the Los Angeles Dodgers . Between the ownership debacle and the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stowe, the Dodgers have had a myriad of press nightmares...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 947 reads 4 comments

  15. NFL Hot or Not: Rating Every Team's Home Uniform

    Some teams, like the Philadelphia Eagles, have really awesome uniforms that really add to their image. Other teams, like the Carolina Panthers, don't have a very good look and instead wear strange colors that make them look downright bizarre...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 3,518 reads 37 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Mark Teixeira and 5 Buy-Low Superstars

    Players like New York's Mark Teixeira haven't lived up to their full potential yet. In fantasy baseball, year end stats aren't very important. All that matters is how a player performed while on your team...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,965 reads 3 comments

  17. World Transfer Rumours: The 10 Most Hated Players on the Market

    Some players, like Joey Barton, are just hated by football players and fans alike. Whether it be a bad attitude, lazy work ethic or questionable morals, these players just don't get along with their teammates...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 853 reads 0 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: Jonathan Sanchez and 5 Players Most Likely to Be Traded

    Some players, like Jonathan Sanchez, might not be on the San Francisco Giants ' roster for much longer. As the trade deadline draws nearer, general managers will begin to field calls more seriously...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,214 reads 3 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Nnamdi Asomugha and 5 Free Agents Harbaugh Should Consider

    Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers still have some holes to fill as the season opener looms ahead. The team was able to address their pass-rush and quarterbacking needs in the draft, but still have room to improve across the board...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 6,106 reads 10 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants: Brian Wilson and the 10 Biggest Questions for the 2nd Half

    Although they currently sit in first place in the NL West, Brian Wilson and the San Francisco Giants have a lot of question marks to address in the second half...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 8,583 reads 9 comments

  21. San Francisco Giants: 10 Stat Splits That Explain Bruce Bochy's Crazy Lineups

    San Francisco Giants fans have long wondered what goes through Bruce Bochy 's head when he chooses each day's starting lineup...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 360 reads 1 comments

  22. Rafael Nadal: Where Does He Fit in Top 10 Tennis Players of All Time?

    It's not too early to examine how Rafael Nadal fits in with the all-time tennis greats. Only 25 years old, Nadal has won 10 Grand Slam titles...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 4,905 reads 116 comments

  23. Wimbledon 2011: Marion Bartoli and 7 Up-and-Comers Who Impressed at All-England

    Marion Bartoli was one of many rising stars who impressed at Wimbledon last week. As much as we love to watch champions like Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams , it's great to see them taken down by up-and-comers like Bartoli...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,688 reads 6 comments

  24. MLB Home Run Derby 2011: Justin Upton and 5 Young Hitters Who Could Compete

    It's not too many years down the road when youngsters like Justin Upton are playing in the Home Run Derby...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 623 reads 0 comments

  25. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Gervinho, Samir Nasri, Cesc Fabregas and the Latest

    Arsenal is in a tough spot with both Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri leaving possibly as soon as this week. Rumors have been swirling around these two midfielders for quite some time, yet both situations are unresolved...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,866 reads 2 comments