1. Twitter Reacts to Tragic Death of Norwegian Olympic Swimmer Alexander Dale Oen

    The sudden passing of one of the world's top swimmers is drawing reaction from his peers and his countrymen...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 9,324 reads 6 comments

  2. 2012 Olympics: 50 Breakout Stars to Watch for in London

    Young, talented and until now relatively anonymous, the following 50 Olympic athletes should get their 15 minutes of fame at the 2012 Summer Games in London...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 96,202 reads 45 comments

  3. Who Will End Up Being a Better Acquisition, Angel Pagan or Melky Cabrera?

    After scoring the second-fewest number of runs in Major League Baseball last year, the San Francisco Giants ’ offseason objective was simple: Get offense. And they did, although probably not to the degree many would have expected...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 2,146 reads 33 comments

  4. China Olympic Men's Basketball Team 2012: Updated News, Roster & Analysis

    China's men's basketball team is your typical middle school bully, roughing up its inferior foes in Asian basketball...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 6,932 reads 1 comments

  5. Australia Olympic Men's Basketball Team 2012: Updated News, Roster & Analysis

    Wounded, spurned and depleted, the Australian men's Olympic basketball team enters the 2012 London Olympics with plenty to prove...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 4,993 reads 0 comments

  6. 2012 Summer Olympics: 5 Questions with Decathlon Gold Medalist Bryan Clay

    Bryan Clay is the World's Greatest Athlete—and that's not me or Bryan or Bryan's mother talking. Indeed it is a title descendant from the estimable King Gustav V of Sweden, ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  7. Argentina Olympic Basketball Team: 2012 Roster Predictions and Analysis

    Much like the Boston Celtics or San Antonio Spurs, Argentina's 2012 men's Olympic basketball team is: 1) Accomplished: They won a gold medal in Athens eight years ago, a bronze ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 8,197 reads 0 comments

  8. NBC Announces 2012 Olympics Coverage Team: Costas, Michaels And..Ryan Seacrest?

    NBC announced its coverage team for the London Olympics today (h/t TV By the Numbers ) , and it's a pretty ho-hum bunch. Let's see, there's Bob Costas (yawn), Al Michaels (duh), Dan Patrick (OK...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 793 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB Debate: Best Young Pitching Rotation in MLB

    In the spirit of all things new and blooming and spring-ish, I posed the question to Gabe: Which team has the best young pitching rotation in Major League Baseball? Gabe’s ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 5,153 reads 12 comments

  10. Mexico Olympic Soccer Team: 2012 Roster Predictions & Analysis

    Forgive me if this preview of Mexico's 2012 men's Olympic soccer team feels giddy. It's only because I'm, well, giddy—giddy about Mexico's budding talent pool, giddy about its ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 620 reads 0 comments

  11. Summer Olympics 2012: Mark Cuban's Comments on NBA Participation Deserve Praise

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has an opinion about NBA players representing their home countries in the summer Olympics , and you're probably not going to like it. The quick gist of what he told FOXSports...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 638 reads 1 comments

  12. 2012 Olympics: Brittney Griner Says No to Team USA

    When coach Geno Auriemma and national team director Carol Callan named 11 players to the U.S. women's basketball team for the 2012 Olympics on March 30, it was something of a foregone ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 626 reads 4 comments

  13. Countdown to the 2012 Olympics: Top 10 Storylines and Stars to Watch

    The mercury is rising, the anticipation is growing, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London are nudging their way into our collective sports consciousness...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 3,954 reads 7 comments

  14. 2012 London Olympics: NBC to Live Stream All Sports

    Viewer dependence on the dreaded Olympics television tape delay—as much a part of the Games' tradition as any world-record swim or gold-medal sprint—may finally be meeting its end...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 2,982 reads 5 comments

  15. 2012 Olympics Could Be Final Games for Pole Vault Great Yelena Isinbayeva

    It appears the 2012 London Games will be fans' final chance to see Russian pole-vaulting legend Yelena Isinbayeva on the Olympic stage. The 2004 and 2008 gold medalist told Laureus...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 1,743 reads 2 comments

  16. Boston Marathon 2012 Results: Geoffrey Mutai's Olympic Dreams Now in Jeopardy

    In a stunning turn of events, defending champion Geoffrey Mutai, considered by some to be the world's best marathon runner , did not finish today's heat-marred Boston Marathon ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 4,933 reads 2 comments

  17. 5 Prospects the Oakland Raiders Should Target

    Oakland Raiders fans, pop quiz! Question: What do La’Roi Glover and Shane Lechler have in common? Answer: Both were selected in the fifth round by your Oakland Raiders, and both went on to appear in six or more Pro Bowls...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 9,817 reads 34 comments

  18. Luol Deng, Ben Gordon to Play for British Basketball Team in 2012 Olympics

    Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng and Detroit Pistons guard Ben Gordon say they'll play for Great Britain's men's basketball team at the 2012 summer Olympics in London, raising hopes that the home country could emerge as a darkhorse medal contender...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 1,668 reads 2 comments

  19. Spain Olympic Basketball Team: 2012 Roster Predictions & Analysis

    First, the good news: Spain's 2012 Olympic men's basketball team returns almost every player from the squad that broke through in Beijing...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 33,921 reads 6 comments

  20. Brazil Olympic Soccer Team: 2012 Roster Predictions & Analysis

    Calling the 2012 Brazilian men’s Olympic soccer team a gold-medal contender is something akin to calling the sky blue. For goodness sake, it's Brazil...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 22,946 reads 15 comments

  21. U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team Roster Preview

    Tasked with restoring America's claim to hoops hegemony and erasing the shame of 2004's bronze-medal performance, the 2008 U.S.Men's Olympic basketball team did not disappoint. See above for visual confirmation...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 12,345 reads 16 comments

  22. U.S. Olympic Swimmer Amanda Beard Discusses Personal Turmoil in New Memoir

    Less than four months before the 2012 London games coronates a new set of athletic heroes, U.S. swimming legend Amanda Beard is taking on the darker side of Olympic success...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 1,553 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Predicting If Your Team Will Be Buyer or Seller at Deadline

    Plenty has changed since I last tackled this question over a month ago, most notably the addition of a second wild-card team in each league...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 3,057 reads 2 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 6 Under-the-Radar Sluggers to Target

    I gave a succinct account of my fantasy baseball strategy in this post from a few days ago. To recap: Find underperformers, exploit your opponents’ prejudices, repeat...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 664 reads 5 comments

  25. MLB Free Agency: 25 'Sure-Thing' 2013 Free Agents

    Big bats headlined the 2012 MLB free-agent class, but in 2013 the power shifts back to the mound. I mean it really shifts—like a rumbling, tectonic kind of shift...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 6,248 reads 11 comments