1. MLB Steroid Scandal: Written and Unwritten Rules

    Unwritten rules are a part of every sport, but in baseball they are ingrained into the fabric of the game. The unwritten rules are exactly that, unwritten. There is no official document...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,148 reads 5 comments

  2. Wanderlei Silva: The Next #1 Contender at Middleweight?

    The middleweight division is arguably the weakest division in UFC. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva has been running rampant through the entire middleweight class...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,443 reads 6 comments

  3. MLB: Who's The Best All-Time at Each Position?

    America’s pastime is littered with superstars and heroes from every decade. I wanted to see what it would be like to stack up the best of the best against one another at each position and create an All-Time All-Star team...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 2,532 reads 2 comments

  4. Joe Namath: Most Overrated Athlete of All-Time?

    In hindsight, Joe Namath was a good football player, not a great one. The great players are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH. The good players are relatively forgotten...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 2,445 reads 12 comments

  5. Why Danica Patrick Will Win in 2008

    Danica Patrick took the sports world by storm in 2005 when she became the first female driver to lead a lap at the Indianapolis 500. Her fourth place finish was the highest finish for a female driver in Indy 500 history...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 4,902 reads 11 comments

  6. NASCAR: 2008 Predictions

    The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is set to open on February 17, 2008 with the 50th running of the Daytona 500 from Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,334 reads 4 comments

  7. NASCAR: Open Wheel Invasion

    When 1997 IRL Champion Tony Stewart bolted open wheel racing for NASCAR, a year later he set a big precedent in the process. Stewart won the 1999 NASCAR Rookie of the Year and quickly progressed into one of the best drivers on the circuit...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 965 reads 1 comments

  8. MLB: Triple Crown, Anyone?

    Major League Baseball has not had a Triple Crown winner in 40 years. That’s 40 seasons without a player leading his league in average, home runs, and runs batted in at the end of the season...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,996 reads 11 comments

  9. UFC 83 Preview: Georges St. Pierre, Matt Serra Do it Again

    The Georges St. Pierre/Matt Serra rematch is set for April 19, 2008 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It has been just over a year (April 7, 2007) since the first fight, which resulted in Serra being crowned the UFC Welterweight Champion...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 2,745 reads 9 comments

  10. MLB: 56 Games - The Unbreakable Record

    Arguably the hardest thing to do in sports is hit a baseball. Baseball is a sport where you are considered a great hitter if you succeed three out of ten times at the plate...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 678 reads 2 comments

  11. UFC 82 Preview: Silva and Henderson To Collide

    When Anderson Silva meets Dan Henderson for the UFC middleweight championship in Columbus, OH expect to see a fight for the ages. Both are world class MMA fighters and two of the best in the world...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,769 reads 8 comments

  12. Baseball Hall of Fame: Why Those Linked to Steroids Should be Enshrined

    Cooperstown and the steroids era do not mix. How does a voter even determine who should get inducted into the Hall of Fame anymore?First of all, keep in mind there is only one Hall-worthy player ...

    Derek Bolender Written by Derek Bolender about over 6 years ago 1,118 reads 7 comments