1. NFL Playoffs: Baltimore Ravens, the Team Nobody Wants in the Super Bowl

    Something seems wrong in the AFC. Tebow-mania has taken hold of the nation after the Denver Broncos ' improbable win against the heavily favored reigning AFC champions Pittsburgh Steelers ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 1,103 reads 8 comments

  2. Rebuilding for General Managers 101: Rebirth of the Ottawa Senators

    At the end of the last season, the Ottawa Senators found themselves in a familiar place—another failed campaign resulting in a spot at the bottom of the standings...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 606 reads 9 comments

  3. NFL Trade Speculation: Peyton Manning In, Mark Sanchez out

    Move over Oakland , there is no more dysfunctional team in the National Football League right now than the New York Jets . In what has been a downright bizarre couple of weeks, accusations and rumors have been coming out of the woodwork...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 1,430 reads 8 comments

  4. Top 10 Biggest Menaces to Player Safety This Season

    When you play against these guys; no one on your team is safe. Some of these names we've heard before and in all likelihood we will hear again. They are the thugs and brutes of the league we just can't seem to get rid of...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 2,096 reads 29 comments

  5. Pittsburgh Steelers Must Come to Grips with Reality and Address Secondary

    Ike Taylor is not the young shutdown corner he once was, William Gay might be a decent dime package defensive back at best and Bryant McFadden has been missing in action since returning ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 2,533 reads 26 comments

  6. NHL Trade Speculation: Mark Streit Is a Perfect Fit for the New Jersey Devils

    If you think a team trading their captain at the deadline is taboo or shows some measure of disorder within the locker room, think again...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 2,797 reads 14 comments

  7. NFL Playoff Injury Report: Can the Steelers Be Last Year's Packers?

    With the recent season-ending injury to running back Rashard Mendenhall, it's not hard to see how one can compare the 2011 Pittsburgh Steelers to the 2010 Green Bay Packers who ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 734 reads 6 comments

  8. NHL Winter Classic 2012: Henrik Lundqvist Shines Under Pressure

    With his team down 2-0 and again on a penalty shot with less than 20 seconds remaining in regulation, King Henrik came up big in this year's Winter Classic on enemy ice in Philadelphia...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 548 reads 1 comments

  9. NFL Wild Card Predictions 2012: Steelers Face Easiest Matchup of the Playoffs

    By virtue of fortune and not by winning on their own devices, Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos will be in the playoffs next week at Mile High Stadium...

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  10. Every Single NHL Midseason Award

    The NHL 's freeze on activity for the Christmas season is over and the All-Star game is just over the horizon. There are players who have shocked and amazed us over the first few months of the season that deserve to be recognized...

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  11. New Jersey Devils Remain NHL's Most Unpredictable Team

    Standing just on the inside of the playoff bubble are the New Jersey Devils—the most unpredictable team in the NHL...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about over 2 years ago 438 reads 1 comments

  12. Indianapolis Colts 1st Pick Trade: Best Option for Fans and Franchise

    Thirteen games into the season and the Indianapolis Colts have all but locked up the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. The only teams that could possibly compete for this dubious reward are the Minnesota Vikings and St...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about almost 3 years ago 976 reads 7 comments

  13. Capital Shame: Looking Forward to the Dale Hunter Era

    Tonight, at 7PM EST, the Dale Hunter Era will officially begin in Washington, DC. There will be no major event made of the coaching change that saw longtime bench boss Bruce Boudreau ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about almost 3 years ago 488 reads 2 comments

  14. Aaron Rodgers: Green Bay Packers QB Is the Unquestioned Best in the NFL

    Last night during the NFL 's season opener, Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers put to rest any concerns over a Super Bowl hangover. What is most impressive about Rodgers' performance last night is the team he defeated...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 362 reads 1 comments

  15. 2011 NFL Predictions: The Top 10 Fantasy Performers from Week One

    Week One can set the tone for any fantasy season. Getting off on the right foot is always important if you are in a league where every team does not have an automatic playoff bid...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 2,574 reads 14 comments

  16. Mark Recchi: Reflecting on an NHL Hall of Fame Career

    22 years, eight All-Star selections and three Stanley Cups; that is the resume of surefire Hall of Famer, Mark Recchi ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 704 reads 0 comments

  17. St. Louis Cardinals: Has the Window Closed?

    Before the season started, the Cardinals already had a lot on their plate: ace pitcher Adam Wainwright was declared injured for the entire year, and Albert Pujols and management never seemed to be close on a contract extension...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 1,037 reads 1 comments

  18. Looking Ahead at the NHL: Next Year's Top Free Agents for All 30 Teams

    This year’s free agent class saw crown jewel Brad Richards go to the New York Rangers for big money and a long term deal...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 3,765 reads 14 comments

  19. Czechs in Net: The Best Goalie Tandem in the NHL

    Goaltending has been a hot button issue for Washington the past few seasons. The Ovechkin era has seen the fall of franchise mainstay...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 718 reads 4 comments

  20. Predicting the Worst Teams in the NHL for 2011-12

    The 2010-11 season was of little surprise when it came to teams disappointing their fan bases and making their owners angry. In the east, Florida missed the playoffs for a NHL -record 11 seasons running...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 230 reads 2 comments

  21. NHL: The Biggest Draft Busts of the Past Decade

    First-round draft picks, ideally, are supposed to be rocks of their respective franchises. The higher you are drafted, the more expectations are shoved upon you. If you are a No...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 3,407 reads 3 comments

  22. Evgeny Kuznetsov vs. Vladimir Tarasenko: The Next Great Russians in the NHL

    Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov and St. Louis’ Vladimir Tarasenko are the most exciting Russian duo to hit the NHL since Ovechkin and Malkin. The parallels between these two junior Russians are downright amazing...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 3,305 reads 22 comments

  23. The Next Leader of the Philadelphia Flyers

    The power struggle in the Flyers locker room last year blew up and saw former captain Mike Richards and his buddy as well as team alternate captain Jeff Carter shipped to the Western Conference...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 2,277 reads 7 comments

  24. NHL Offseason: Five Blockbuster Trades That Need to Happen

    Mutually beneficial one-for-one trades are becoming a rarity in pro sports. Nowadays the asking price for star players is usually a package of draft picks, mid- or top-tier prospects, ...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 3,159 reads 18 comments

  25. The Top Five Vezina Candidates for the 2011-12 Season

    Last season Tim Thomas took the NHL by storm and captured his second Vezina trophy—awarded to the league's best goaltender—in dominating fashion...

    Robert Theodorson Written by Robert Theodorson about 3 years ago 1,736 reads 22 comments