1. NFL Rookie of the Year 2012: Breaking Down Remaining Contenders in Race

    Apologies to Washington's Alfred Morris and Tampa Bay's Doug Martin, but they simply wound up in the wrong rookie class...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 6,555 reads 49 comments

  2. NFL MVP 2012: Breaking Down the Field in Hotly Contested Race

    Believe it or not, there's an actual race going on for the NFL MVP award. Unlike past seasons, which have seen one or two players separate themselves from the rest of the pack, 2012 ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 27,713 reads 213 comments

  3. Manchester City vs. Reading: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Two weeks after suffering its first loss at Etihad Stadium to table leaders Manchester United , Manchester City will look to cut United's six-point lead in half when it faces Reading on Saturday morning...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,178 reads 5 comments

  4. NHL Lockout: Latest Statements Offer No Reason for Optimism from Either Side

    Words are meaningless when they land on the ears of skeptics. Anyone who isn't skeptical when it comes to statements from the NHL and NHLPA as the lockout steams toward 2013 ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 693 reads 3 comments

  5. NFL Picks Week 16: Predicting Winners of Games with Biggest Playoff Implications

    Scoreboard watching will be at an all-time high this week in the NFL with a handful of teams still fighting for their playoff lives...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 10,576 reads 75 comments

  6. All 30 Teams' Impending Free Agent They Can't Afford to Lose After 2013

    Often overlooked in the midst of the Hot Stove League and all of the action that it brings is how many of the moves being made this winter are being made with next winter in mind...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,220 reads 19 comments

  7. MLB Trade Rumors: All the Latest Updates on Justin Upton's Suitors, News

    Let the Justin Upton trade speculation recommence. There are only two ways for the rumor mill to stop spinning around Upton: for him to be traded or retire—and Upton isn't retiring anytime soon...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 3,937 reads 9 comments

  8. Andre Ethier Trade Rumors: Potential Suitors That Need an Outfield Splash

    Six months after signing a five-year, $85 million contract extension (h/t Sporting News ) to stay in Los Angeles through the 2017 season, the Dodgers are shopping right fielder ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,264 reads 6 comments

  9. Bulls Rumors: Adding Raja Bell Would Be Wrong Move for Chicago

    Adding Raja Bell to the mix in Chicago was a good idea three years ago. But that was then, and this is now—and now is not the time to add Bell to the Chicago Bull's backcourt...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,992 reads 6 comments

  10. NFL Predictions Week 16: Teams That Will Crack Under Pressure in Must-Win Games

    For the first time in the history of the NFL , 2012 could be the season when Ben Roethlisberger , Eli Manning and Philip Rivers all fail to play in the playoffs...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 3,254 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Free Agent Rumors: Top Suitors for the Top 10 Hitters Still on the Market

    As the top hitters on the free-agent market continue to sign, the list of available options for teams in need becomes smaller and smaller...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,702 reads 2 comments

  12. WWE TLC 2012 Recap: Highlighting Best Matches from Final PPV of the Year

    Anyone who saw WWE 's final pay-per-view of 2012 on Sunday night, the fourth edition of Tables, Ladders and Chairs, can attest to the fact that it was one of the best events that the promotion has staged all year long...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 7,106 reads 10 comments

  13. Andrew Luck: Colts' QB Will Disappoint Fantasy Owners in Biggest Game of Year

    Fantasy owners take heed, for starting Andrew Luck in Week 16 isn't going to end well for your fantasy team. Whoa fella, slow down...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,605 reads 1 comments

  14. 49ers vs. Patriots: Tom Brady Proves He Is Still NFL's Best QB in Losing Effort

    It took less than 30 minutes for Tom Brady to remind the world that he is the best quarterback in the NFL ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 258 reads 2 comments

  15. Nick Swisher: Breaking Down Ideal Landing Spots for Free-Agent Slugger

    Make no mistake about it: Nick Swisher is going to get paid well this winter. Swisher has been one of the most consistent hitters over the past eight years, averaging 26 home runs, 83 RBI and an OPS of ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,291 reads 2 comments

  16. Dwight Howard Doesn't Deserve Blame for Lakers' Early-Season Struggles

    Dwight Howard 's problem isn't that he's underachieving; it's that the expectations placed on his broad shoulders were so outrageous that failure was the only possible outcome...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,059 reads 7 comments

  17. Week 16 Waiver Wire: Under-the-Radar WRs Who Will Produce in Fantasy Playoffs

    Something has gone horribly wrong if you are scouring the waiver wire for receivers heading into what, for many of us, is the final game of our fantasy seasons. Well, fantasy brethren, I have good news and bad news for you...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 4,390 reads 1 comments

  18. WWE TLC 2012 Winners: What Dolph Ziggler's Win Means for John Cena's Future

    He's not the most electrifying athlete in sports entertainment history, but he might be the most polarizing...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 8,822 reads 56 comments

  19. NFL Playoff Picture 2012: Teams Facing Must-Win Games in Week 16

    For a handful of teams in the NFL , losing is no longer an option. With only six spots in the playoffs still up for grabs—four wild-card spots and two division titles—a team's next loss could be the one that seals its playoff fate...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 7,078 reads 1 comments

  20. NFL MVP 2012: Huge Game vs. Colts Puts J.J. Watt Back in Thick of Race

    Just when it looked like the race for the NFL 's MVP award was down to four candidates on the offensive side of the ball, Houston's J.J. Watt reminded everyone that he is still worthy of consideration for the honor...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,764 reads 9 comments

  21. Tim Tebow: Jets Have Nothing to Lose by Playing Backup QB vs. Titans

    New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan needs to stop looking at Tim Tebow as only a wildcat quarterback and start giving him a look as a quarterback. He has nothing to lose by doing so...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 9,411 reads 218 comments

  22. Adrian Peterson: Vikings RB Will Break Eric Dickerson's Record on Way to NFL MVP

    Adrian Peterson is on a collision course with history. Peterson is going to break Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson's record for most rushing yards in a season, a record ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,917 reads 5 comments

  23. NFL Power Rankings: Teams with Most To Lose in Critical Week 15

    For more than half of the league, Week 15 in the NFL signals the start of a new season, one that lasts a total of three games...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 2,301 reads 0 comments

  24. Tim Tebow: Time with Jets Will Make Him a Better QB at Next Stop in NFL

    Tim Tebow should be thanking the New York Jets. Even after throwing only seven passes through the first 14 weeks of the NFL season, Tebow will find himself in a far better situation to succeed as a quarterback in the NFL at his next stop...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,804 reads 3 comments

  25. NHL Lockout: Legal Battle Will Result in Pucks Being Dropped Before Courts Rule

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached the point in the production where both sides put on their big boy pants and actually hammer out a deal that ends the NHL lockout and gets players back on the ice...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 5,943 reads 13 comments