1. NFL Mock Draft 2013: First-Round Predictions Following Alabama vs. Notre Dame

    With Alabama's domination of Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game, the college football season has come to a close. In other words, there's no more game film for front offices around the NFL to accumulate...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 20,520 reads 4 comments

  2. Texans vs. Patriots: Lack of Big-Game Experience Will Prove Costly for Houston

    When the Houston Texans and New England Patriots meet on Sunday afternoon in the final divisional round game of the weekend, Houston's lack of big-game experience will prove costly...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Win-Win Trades That Need to Happen

    While it is far easier to spend money on a free agent than it is to give up a player (or players) that teams believe have value in a trade, general managers around baseball are beginning ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 22,038 reads 73 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Feuding Superstars Must Learn to Coexist If Season Will Be Saved

    Something's amiss in Los Angeles, and it very well may be the relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard that's holding the team back...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,833 reads 3 comments

  5. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Adding Adrian Lopez Would Be the Wrong Move for Gunners

    Arsenal should add a striker during the January transfer window, but Atletico Madrid 's Adrian Lopez shouldn't be the choice for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners. Goal...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,080 reads 4 comments

  6. Assessing Manti Te'o's NFL Draft Stock After Notre Dame's BCS Championship Loss

    The BCS National Championship Game wasn't a good one for Manti Te'o and Notre Dame, as Alabama dominated from start to finish, winning its second consecutive title by a score of 42-14...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 11,977 reads 86 comments

  7. Pacers and Coach Frank Vogel Agree to Contract Extension

    Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel will be roaming the sidelines at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the foreseeable future after the team extended his contract on Monday afternoon, ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 1,296 reads 1 comments

  8. NFL Playoff Predictions: Underrated Players Who Will Shine in Divisional Round

    Superstars may get all of the attention, but no matter which one of them you asked, they'd all point to the often-overlooked members of a team's roster as the keys to their team's success...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,948 reads 3 comments

  9. Pau Gasol Injury: Latest Updates on Lakers Star's Concussion

    Those calling for a Los Angeles Lakers team that doesn't include Pau Gasol have gotten another glimpse of what the team looks like without him, but that will change soon. UPDATE: Sunday, Jan...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 12,706 reads 41 comments

  10. Super Bowl 2013: Matchups We Would Love to See in New Orleans

    If we are being honest with ourselves, it really doesn't matter which two teams wind up playing in Super Bowl XLVII . Whether we have a rooting interest in the game or not, we're going to watch...

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  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Dealing Anderson Varejao Is Best Bet for Cavs Long-Term Future

    With or without Anderson Varejao , the Cleveland Cavaliers aren't contending for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, much less an NBA championship, anytime soon. The time has come to unload the veteran center with an eye towards the future...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 8,115 reads 12 comments

  12. NHL Salary Cap 2013: Players on Chopping Block under New Buyout Rules

    Part of the tentatively agreed to CBA between the NHL and the NHLPA includes a pair of amnesty buyouts for teams to rid themselves of contracts that have become burdensome against their salary cap (h/t ESPN )...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 7,731 reads 11 comments

  13. Ravens vs. Broncos: Complete Preview for 2013 AFC Divisional Playoff Game

    When the Baltimore Ravens take on the Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday, it will be the last time that we see two legends of the game face off against each other...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,621 reads 4 comments

  14. David Villa: Barcelona Striker Would Be Perfect Addition for Arsenal Attack

    Adding Barcelona striker David Villa to the Arsenal attack would be the best move that Arsene Wenger could make...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 9,495 reads 23 comments

  15. Ballon d'Or 2013: Making a Case for and Against Each Finalist

    Each of the three finalists for the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or award is incredibly deserving of the highest individual honor the sport can bestow upon an individual. But ultimately, only one person can win...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 21,313 reads 20 comments

  16. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Biggest Storylines in Sunday's Wild Card Games

    As the last two Wild Card Games of the 2013 NFL playoffs get set to kick off, more than just the action on the field will be unfolding before us...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 7,976 reads 1 comments

  17. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Rudy Gay and More from Around the League

    Jan. 15 is a date that general managers around the NBA have circled on their calendars, as it's the first day that free agents who signed deals falling under the old CBA rules of "base-year compensation" can be traded...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 23,496 reads 21 comments

  18. Colts vs Ravens: Ray Rice Will Carry Baltimore to Victory in Wild Card Matchup

    Ray Rice is going to run wild when the Baltimore Ravens host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday afternoon in the second and final AFC Wild Card Game. There's not a whole lot that Indianapolis can do about it, either...

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  19. Vikings vs. Packers: Green Bay Will Beat Minnesota in Convincing Fashion

    When the Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings in the first NFC Wild Card Game of the 2013 NFL playoffs on Saturday night, the margin of victory will be far greater than the three points that the Vikings beat the Packers by in Week 17...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 1,717 reads 3 comments

  20. Cotton Bowl 2013: Expectations for Texas A&M Must Be Tempered After Blowout Win

    While Texas A&M thoroughly dominated the Oklahoma Sooners in the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Thursday night, winning by a score of 41-13, expectations of the Aggies heading into 2013 must be lowered...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,050 reads 10 comments

  21. Tyler Boyd to Pittsburgh: Panthers Land Top-Ranked Football Recruit

    Deciding where to play college football wasn't a decision that came easy for Tyler Boyd, ranked as the 35th-best wide receiver prospect in the country by 247 Sports ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 11,218 reads 25 comments

  22. NFL Playoffs 2013: Teams That Top Seeds Don't Want to See in Divisional Round

    You'll never get anyone to admit it, but those players whose earned a first-round bye in the 2013 NFL playoffs will be sitting at home watching the action on Wild Card Weekend unfold ...

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  23. 2013 BDO World Darts Championship: Dates, Schedule, Predictions and More

    Led by defending champions Christian Kist and Anastasia Dobromyslova , 40 of the best darts players in the world converge on Lakeside Country Club for ...

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  24. Michigan Football Recruiting: Derrick Green Would Be Perfect RB for Michigan

    If recruiting is like The Price is Right , Brady Hoke has already won the new car, hit $1 on the wheel twice and found his way into the Showcase Showdown...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 10,610 reads 27 comments

  25. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Unheralded Rookies Sure to Shine in Wild-Card Clashes

    As difficult as it may be to believe, the rookie class in the NFL consists of more than just Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,207 reads 1 comments