1. MLB Award Season: Predicting the Winner of Each Major Award

    Time’s up, boys. Put down your pencils and await scribed judgment from the mighty sportswriter. Decisions on the MLB ’s individual awards may not arrive until after the ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 3 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Picks: 5 Underdogs Who Will Screw Up Everything by Winning Outright

    Forget covering the spread—these five Week 4 underdogs have big, bold “W”s in their sights. The NFL odds-makers are vulnerable, folks, seduced by three weeks of evidence and willing to forget that the year is still young...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about 3 years ago 491 reads 0 comments

  3. Cam Newton: Will Carolina Panthers QB Be Serious MVP Candidate?

    With his name already etched on this year's Offensive Rookie of the Year award, Cam Newton can turn his attention to loftier goals...

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  4. NFL Picks Week 3: Why Eagles Don't Need Michael Vick to Beat Giants

    With only 72 hours separating the Philadelphia Eagles from their showdown with the New York Giants and Michael Vick still not cleared to play, it's time to start entertaining the possibility of a Vick-less offense...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 520 reads 1 comments

  5. Giants vs. Eagles Week 3: 10 Keys to Epic NFC East Clash

    Don’t expect a by-the-book affair when the Giants and Eagles meet at Lincoln Financial Field this Sunday...

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  6. Charles Barkley and the 15 Best Jocks-Turned-Broadcasters

    A great jock-turned-commentator is like a shortstop with power. Since they are an apparent necessity, and since most of them usually stink, a good one is worth more to a neutral broadcast than a great play-by-play man...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 9,229 reads 20 comments

  7. Week 3 NFL Predictions: Matching Each 2-0 Squad with Similar Teams from Past

    Probing for evidence in an NFL season still lacking in absolutes, I paired each of the seven remaining unbeaten NFL teams with another 2-0 team from the past five years. My purpose? To help forecast what the rest of 2011 holds...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 5,684 reads 15 comments

  8. NFL Power Rankings Week 3: Detroit Lions Make Big Jump

    With their bandwagon already straining from an unexpected load, the Detroit Lions continue their climb up the NFL Power Rankings this week after a 48-3 drubbing of the hapless Chiefs...

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  9. Prince Fielder: Ranking the Milwaukee Slugger's 10 Most Likely Destinations

    Milwaukee Brewers All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder recently told TBS that this season is likely his last in Wisconsin. But if you’re a baseball fan with a pulse you already knew that...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 1,209 reads 12 comments

  10. Why the Philadelphia Phillies Can Win World Series Behind Roy Halladay

    Another year, another clinch. While securing the Philadelphia Phillies ' fifth straight playoff appearance with a complete-game, shutout victory over the Houston Astros (the same ...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 608 reads 2 comments

  11. Eagles vs. Falcons Week 2 Preview: 10 Telling Numbers

    The much-anticipated NFL Week 2 showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons won’t lack for storylines— Michael Vick ’s return to Atlanta chief among them...

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  12. NFL Week 2: 5 NFC Teams That Must Keep the Momentum Going

    With Week 1 of the 2011 NFL season fading to black, it’s time to take a cautiously optimistic look ahead at the NFC teams that delivered beyond expectations last Sunday...

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  13. Washington Wizards: Is John Wall Ready to Step Up to the Next Level?

    During the 2011 NBA offseason, Washington Wizards fans can occupy themselves with any number of distractions. They can tabulate the value of Nick Young or wax poetic on JaVale McGee’s hops...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 1,096 reads 4 comments

  14. NBA: Naming All-Time Starting 5's for Each World Region

    International basketball is happening. What began as a novelty—and an oft-ridiculed one at that—has grown into a cornerstone of player development for both the NBA and burgeoning national leagues around the world...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 7,977 reads 84 comments

  15. NBA Trade Talk: 5 Trades to Get Philadelphia 76ers Back in Contention

    After a long post- Allen Iverson hangover, the Philadelphia 76ers finally look like a franchise with purpose...

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  16. NFL Picks Week 1: Picking Winner of Each NFC East Game Week 1

    In a stacked NFC East, fast starts prove critical. Each of the last seven season, the division winner has won at least four of their first six contests. This group doesn’t treat dawdlers kindly...

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  17. NBA Free Agents 2011: 10 Players That Should Consider Going Overseas

    From the mouths of the NBA elite, threats to spend 2011-12 overseas feel like a ploy for leverage, attention, or both...

    Avi Wolfman-Arent Written by Avi Wolfman-Arent about over 3 years ago 4,160 reads 16 comments

  18. Philadelphia Eagles: Ranking All 16 Games from Least to Most Anticipated

    While every 2011 Philadelphia Eagles game will get its due in this season of great expectations, somewhere between must-see and can’t-miss there exists a subtle hierarchy of needs...

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  19. 2011 NFL Predictions: 5 Reasons Why the Chicago Bears Will Surprise Critics

    The assembled punditry has not been kind to the Chicago Bears this preseason. The NFC runner-up and defending NFC North champion has been the chic pick among critics to take a step back in 2011...

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  20. 2011 NFL Predictions: 5 Philadelphia Eagles Who Will Need a Big Year

    Let’s call this the, “Hey, the Eagles have players not named Michael Vick ” slide show. It takes 50 bodies to field a football team and at least 35 to win any given game...

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  21. MLB Call-Ups: One Call-Up Who Will Make a Difference for Each Contender

    Sept.1st. The calendar turns and baseball fans begin to feel the encroachment of season’s end with renewed interest and apprehension...

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  22. NBA Free Agents 2011: 20 Veterans That Could Pay Dividends for a Contender

    Creaky knees, balky backs, muscle pulls, and the kind of basketball wisdom that comes from a decade spent in chartered planes and hotel rooms. This group has all of the above, and a little game leftover...

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  23. NFC East Predictions: Calling the Statistical Leaders in 10 Major Categories

    Why do we, the bloggers and amateur sportswriters of the world, make predictions about yet-to-be played football games? Because we’re sadists. Because we revel in your hateful commentary...

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  24. Philadelphia Eagles Predictions: 8 Keys to the 2011 Season

    Sixteen games, eight keys. You could read one key every other week. Or if the suspense is killing you, go ahead and devour all eight right now...

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  25. 25 Great Careers Marred by Injury

    The allure of sport is in the hypothetical. What if this? I predict that. Mock drafts, scouting reports, preseason picks: these are the binding agents of fanhood, the currency with which we construct meaning out of childhood games...

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