1. UFC on FOX: Why FOX Is Right Network for Fight

    Tonight, as UFC makes its broadcast television debut on FOX, the castoff sport meets the castoff network. On every level, from the sentimental to the practical, it's a perfect sports-television marriage...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 713 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Predictions Week 10: QBs Who Will Be Exposed Sunday

    Swarming defenses and misguided expectations spell trouble or these NFL quarterbacks come Sunday. If you own them in fantasy, sit 'em. If you root for 'em, avert your eyes...

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  3. NFL Picks Week 10: Underdogs Sure to Cover the Spread

    Put the Week 10 upset police on high alert, the following NFL teams will cover the spread on Sunday. It's a topsy-turvy game this NFL thing; it rewards those willing to break with convention...

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  4. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Dream Showdowns Fans Need to See in Their Lifetime

    Manny Pacquiao will face Juan Manuel Marquez tonight at the MGM Grand and, frankly, no one cares. We, and by "we" I mean the sports world at large, want to see Pacquiao face Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  5. Penn State vs. Nebraska: PSU Students Must Use Venue to Redeem Public Image

    Penn State student body, it's time to get your act together. As the media circles its wagons around Happy Valley this Saturday for an ESPN showdown with Nebraska, the Nittany Lions ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 2 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  6. 25 Stupidest Baseball Player (and Manager and Writer) Tweets

    On the tweet stupidity scale, baseball players lag behind their peers in other sports. Catching the NFL and NBA won't be easy, the Darnell Docketts, Antonio Cromarties and Charlie ...

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  7. MLB 2011 Season in Review: The Mix Tape

    Ever since Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer penned “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” in 1908, music’s run deep through the veins of our national pastime...

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  8. Clayton Kershaw and the Top 20 Pitchers in Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers History

    Across 128 years, six world championships and two coasts, the march of Dodger history has yielded plenty of stellar hurlers—a few more than even the years would suggest...

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  9. Theo Epstein "Feels Great" and John Lackey Doesn't: The Reason Theo Left Boston

    Theo Epstein “feels great.” At least that’s what he told the media at his introductory press conference in Chicago yesterday...

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  10. MLB Free Agency: 15 Free Agents Who Are Flying under the Radar

    While fans fawn and drool over Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols this MLB offseason, the undervalued free agents on this list will stoke their competitive fires in the eternal truth of song...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 348 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Free Agency: Worst Free Agent Signings in Each Team's History

    I come today with proof that everyone, indeed, makes mistakes. Since Major League Baseball instituted the orgy of instant gratification known as free agency in the mid-1970s, every ...

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  12. NBA Lockout: Matching 40 NBA Players with Their Ideal Second Jobs

    Inspired by Cody Carbone’s piece about the five locked-out NBA stars who would excel as NFL players, I asked myself a couple of rhetorical questions: “Why limit our ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 141 reads 1 comments

  13. MLB Free Agents 2012: 10 Reasons Boston Red Sox Should Pursue C.C. Sabathia

    Following their epic collapse After one of the most spectacular meltdowns Alright Red Sox fans, I’ll spare you the agonizing intros. Lord knows you’ve read enough of that the past few weeks...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 1,901 reads 10 comments

  14. Jason Motte and 10 Most Underrated Relievers in MLB

    Last year’s MLB postseason made a bearded hero out of San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson. This year the role of emerging scruff sensation goes to Jason Motte, the St...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 3,111 reads 25 comments

  15. NFL Predictions Week 6: Handicapping Division Leaders' Chances To Make Playoffs

    I have bad news for the 11 NFL teams currently in or tied for first place in their division. Some of you aren't going to make it. Last year three teams with division leads after Week 5 missed out on the playoffs...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 4,459 reads 39 comments

  16. MLB's All-Time Small-College All-Star Team

    Tasked with projecting the athletic success of high school seniors, it's no wonder that major league scouts and college recruiters make their share of mistakes. It's tough to make sense of a man when he's just become one (at least in the law's eyes)...

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  17. Theo Epstein and the Other Guys: Power Ranking Every MLB GM

    The whirlwind talk surrounding Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein’s move to the Chicago Cubs confirms the growing superstar status of baseball GMs...

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  18. 30 Best Athletes to Star for their Hometown Team

    In the mercenary world of professional sports, it’s refreshing and rare to see a local kid wearing the hometown colors...

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  19. MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Best Game 5's in Division Series History

    If you aren’t already salivating in anticipation of three decisive MLB postseason games, the following list of best Game 5's in MLB Division Series history ought to whet your appetite...

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  20. 10 Most Overrated Defenders in Baseball History

    The hardest skill to measure is also the easiest to overrate. Such is the way of defense and baseball. We know defense matters...

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  21. NFL Predictions: 5 Reasons Why St. Louis Rams Will Be Last Team To Win a Game

    I would suggest Missourians start praying for a St. Louis Cardinals NLDS comeback, because it'll be awhile before the St. Louis Rams give them reason to cheer...

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  22. Washington Redskins: Winners and Losers at Season's Quarter Mark

    Heading into a bye week, with the afterglow of a 3-1 start settling into reality (aka Tuesday), evaluations are in order for the surprising Washington Redskins . Maintaining their NFC East lead won’t come easy...

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  23. MLB Wild Card Race: The 10 Biggest Chokes of the Wild Card Era

    A quick disclaimer-cum-introduction: Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves fans may want to avert their eyes. This is indeed a list of the worst team chokes in the history of Major League Baseball’s Wild Card era...

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  24. Michael Vick Injury: Should Andy Reid Rest Him Sunday?

    Another week, another Michael Vick injury story. In what’s become an increasingly familiar scenario, Michael Vick failed to complete another game as the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback last Sunday...

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  25. MLB Playoff Predictions: Key Reserves For Each Potential Playoff Team

    In the 169th game of their season, on a roster peppered with stars like Terry Pendleton, David Justice, Ron Gant, John Smoltz and Tom Glavine, the Atlanta Braves sent journeyman Francisco ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about almost 3 years ago 285 reads 0 comments