1. Colin Kaepernick and the Most Famous Tatted-Up Stars in Sports

    I don't mean to alarm you, but if you haven't already noticed, the world is awash in ink. Tattoos are everywhere—and they aren't going away...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 15,558 reads 10 comments

  2. 2013 MLB Free Agency: 10 Contracts That Teams Should Already Regret Giving out

    Gambling in baseball is strictly prohibited (just ask Pete Rose), but gambling is exactly what general managers around the game have done this winter. It's what they do every winter...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,746 reads 12 comments

  3. Are the Orioles or Rangers the Better Trade Fit for the Cubs' Alfonso Soriano?

    In what comes as a shock to absolutely nobody, Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano remains readily available for a trade...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 905 reads 1 comments

  4. One Player from Every MLB Organization Who Could Be Traded in 2013

    Carl Crawford's albatross of a contract was thought to be the most immovable object in all of baseball, yet the Boston Red Sox found a way to move the injured outfielder—and much more—in one fell swoop...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 19,384 reads 27 comments

  5. Grading the Braves and Diamondbacks on Justin Upton Blockbuster Trade

    The balance of power in the National League East, and perhaps the entire National League, has officially moved south for the winter, as the Arizona Diamondbacks and Atlanta Braves have agreed upon a trade involving outfielder Justin Upton ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 379 reads 134 comments

  6. MLB Power Rankings: Rating Every MLB Team's Bullpen Entering Spring Training

    In the age of pitch counts, with complete games a rarity, having a strong bullpen is as important—if not more crucial to a team's success—than having a formidable starting rotation...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 13,177 reads 71 comments

  7. Improved AL East Will Force Yankees to Scrap Their $189M Payroll Goal for 2014

    Friends, it's time to step back from the ledge of that overpass on the Major Deegan and take a breath...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 3,664 reads 22 comments

  8. Predicting 10 Shocking Contenders for MLB's Major 2013 Awards

    With the East Coast in a deep freeze (the thermometer on my dashboard read nine degrees this morning), Opening Day can't get here fast enough...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,271 reads 40 comments

  9. One Big Winter Temptation Each MLB Team Was Right to Resist

    While it's true that not all teams are equal, whether it be from the perspective of finances or talent—both on the major league roster and in the minor leagues—every team has the ability to make a move...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,002 reads 6 comments

  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Each Team's Worthless Trade Bait No One Else Wants

    Immovable objects exist in baseball, both on the mound and at the plate. For a number of reasons—injury, salary, a lack of production (or perhaps a combination of them all)—players lose value over time...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 17,024 reads 28 comments

  11. Predicting Last-Minute Moves MLB Teams Will Make Before Spring Training

    Less than a month from now, most of the teams around Major League Baseball will have a full complement of players stretching on the field in spring training. In other words, the 2013 season is fast approaching...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 8,593 reads 3 comments

  12. Power Ranking All 30 MLB Fanbases by Cockiness Heading into 2013

    Everyone, at one point or another, gets cocky. It happens to the best of us. Whether we just got a promotion, are winning big at a casino, just had the girl (or guy) of our dreams ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 773 reads 15 comments

  13. Shaun Marcum and 5 MLB Free Agents Being Criminally Undervalued

    With just about a month remaining until pitchers and catchers start reporting to spring training, one thing has become increasingly clear for Shaun Marcum and those players still without a contract for the 2013 season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,100 reads 4 comments

  14. Predicting Contracts for 2014's Top 25 Free Agents Based on This Winter's Deals

    If you thought the 2013 Hot Stove League had big-time free agents available, you haven't seen anything yet...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 776 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB Teams with the Best Chances of Making a Big Trade Before Opening Day

    If we've learned anything in baseball over the past six months, it's that trades can—and often do—come when you least expect them...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,792 reads 17 comments

  16. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: First Round Picks That Will Make a Major Impact as Rookies

    By the time the seven rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft have come to an end, teams around the league will believe that many of the selections that they made will be able to step in and contribute right away...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,317 reads 3 comments

  17. MLB Free Agents 2013: Latest Updates on Michael Bourn, Kyle Lohse and More

    With each day that we inch closer to pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, time keeps on ticking on the futures of Michael Bourn , Kyle Lohse and the other top free agents that remain unsigned...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 9,536 reads 7 comments

  18. NFL Playoff Bracket 2013: Key Matchups in Saturday's Divisional Round Action

    By the time Saturday Night Live starts on NBC, the field of eight teams vying for a spot in Super Bowl XLVII will have been reduced by two...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 6,651 reads 0 comments

  19. Each MLB Team's Biggest Missed Opportunity in the Offseason

    When opportunity knocks, some teams answer the door. Others shut off all of the lights and pretend that nobody's home...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,979 reads 6 comments

  20. Tim Tebow: Polarizing Quarterback Must Change Positions to Save NFL Career

    Tim Tebow wakes up this morning with a decision to make. Does he continue to stand firm in his belief that he can be a successful quarterback in the NFL despite all the evidence ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 1,467 reads 6 comments

  21. Australian Open 2013: TV Schedule, Live Streaming, Radio and Tournament Preview

    There will be no shortage of exciting action and compelling storylines when the 101st edition of the Australian Open gets under way on Monday morning in Melbourne...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 10,519 reads 9 comments

  22. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Running Backs Who Will Struggle in Divisional Round

    The deeper you get into the NFL playoffs, the less room running backs find to make a play in. While four of the eight playoff teams still playing feature a running back that picked ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,327 reads 0 comments

  23. Rob Chudzinski: Browns Take Step in the Right Direction with New Head Coach

    While he certainly doesn't have a lengthy resume or the name recognition that some of the other head coaches the Cleveland Browns were reportedly interested in, hiring Rob Chudzinski was a step in the right direction for the beleaguered franchise...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 6,420 reads 39 comments

  24. Manny Pacquiao: Sharing Card with Juan Manuel Marquez Would Be Risky Move

    Manny Pacquiao is going to fight again, but he should be mindful of when—and where—that next fight occurs...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 18,953 reads 35 comments

  25. Duke vs North Carolina State: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview and More

    The best college basketball team in the land, the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils (15-0), will be shorthanded when it takes on one of its biggest rivals, the No. 20 North Carolina State Wolfpack (13-2) in a crucial early-season ACC matchup...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 3,651 reads 23 comments