1. The Mentz Rank: Ranking NBA Players, Nos. 41-50

    For those of you who don't follow me on Twitter (@ZachMentz), let me inform you exactly what #MentzRank is. As many of you know, ESPN.com recently released its own #NBARank...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about over 2 years ago 143 reads 1 comments

  2. NFL's New Kickoff Rule Is Changing Football, So Should the Rule Change Back?

    Devin Hester . Josh Cribbs. Leon Washington. Dante Hall. These are just four names that the average NFL fan is familiar with as players...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about almost 3 years ago 1,674 reads 28 comments

  3. Fantasy Football 2011: Ranking the 11 Best Quarterbacks Available

    It's that time of year again. The month of August is in full swing, the NFL Lockout has been over for a few weeks now, and when you can start to smell that Autumn weather outside, ...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about almost 3 years ago 1,116 reads 3 comments

  4. Fantasy Football 2011: Ranking the Best Wide Receivers Available

    It's that time of year again. The month of August is in full swing, the NFL Lockout has been over for a few weeks now, and when you can start to smell that Autumn weather outside, ...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about almost 3 years ago 4,882 reads 10 comments

  5. Broncos QB Controversy: When It Comes to Tebow or Orton, It's a Simple Answer

    If you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks, let me take the time now to inform you: football is back. Yes, that's right...the NFL is finally back from its lengthy lockout...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about almost 3 years ago 1,870 reads 50 comments

  6. The 5 Greatest Moments in Sports History

    Sports are great. Millions upon millions of people every year across not only the United States, but the entire world, involve themselves with sports one way or another...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 3,729 reads 5 comments

  7. Derek Jeter: Where Would Baseball Be Today Without Him?

    Derek Jeter . Most sports fans might know him by the nickname of "Mr. October," due to his consistent clutch performances when it matters the most—the postseason. But now fans might refer to Jeter by a different nickname...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 317 reads 6 comments

  8. LeBron James and the Aftermath of 'The Decision'

    July 8th, 2010. It was a day in sports history that changed not only the immediate future of the NBA , but it also impacted the way that athletes will conduct themselves off the court in the future...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 738 reads 7 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant: What His "Innovative" Knee Surgery Means for Lakers, Himself

    The afro on Kobe Bryant 's head has long been gone, as he's no longer the young, high flying player he once was. Kobe Bryant isn't twenty-something anymore...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 186 reads 1 comments

  10. 2011 NBA Draft: Why the Cleveland Cavaliers Need To Draft Kyrie Irving

    The 2011 NBA Draft is only a short five days away, and with NBA fans of all teams eager to see who their team will select in the draft process, no group of fans should be more excited than those of the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 1,243 reads 17 comments

  11. 2011 NBA Offseason: Lakers Need to Trade Bynum for Warriors' Ellis

    Now that the Los Angeles Lakers have found a new head coach in Mike Brown to succeed perhaps the greatest coach in basketball history in Phil Jackson, the Lakers now need to focus their attention on their current roster...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 6,859 reads 47 comments

  12. Ricky Rubio: Not the (immediate) Answer to the Timberwolves Problems

    For over two years now, the name Ricky Rubio has been a name that NBA fans have been familiar with. However, that's all most NBA fans are familiar with when it comes to Ricky Rubio—just his name...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 561 reads 4 comments

  13. Mike Brown: Why the L.A. Lakers Made a Good Choice Hiring Him

    It's official. Phil Jackson will not be back as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach for the 2011-12 season. When the Lakers front office began the search for a new head coach in Los Angeles, numerous names were thrown around...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 792 reads 7 comments

  14. The 10 Best Players in NBA History

    Who are the 10 greatest players in NBA history? It's a debate that will live on forever. It's also one of the most interesting and entertaining sports topics to debate...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 1,850 reads 4 comments

  15. Kobe vs. Jordan: Why the NBA's Most Famous Debate Is a Pointless Argument

    With the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA draft, the Charlotte Hornets select: Kobe Bryant , Lower Merion High School...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 664 reads 26 comments

  16. Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks: Do the Thunder Have an Answer for the Germanator?

    Defense. That's the name of the game when it comes to basketball, and really any sport in general. On Tuesday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder had a difficult time asserting ...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  17. Cavs Strike Gold with First Pick in Draft, Have Chance at Vindication

    July 8, 2010. That’s when it all changed for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. LeBron was gone forever, and the aftermath was not pretty...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Burning Questions with ESPN's Adam Schefter

    In early to mid April, I tweeted @AdamSchefter and just basically asked if he would be willing to do an interview with me for the last issue of this semester for my college’s newspaper, The Carroll News...

    Zach Mentz Written by Zach Mentz about 3 years ago 415 reads 0 comments