1. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2011 NFL Season

    In less than four days, the NFL regular season will officially kick off. For Eagles fans, it can't come soon enough. The Birds added an unbelievable six Pro Bowlers during the offseason, including free agent prizes Nnamdi Asomugha and Cullen Jenkins..

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 566 reads 2 comments

  2. Philadelphia Flyers: 6 Reasons They Should Be Favorites in the East

    This year's Philadelphia Flyers will certainly be a very different team. Over the past three months, they've cut ties with nine players from the 2010-11 roster, including their captain ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 6,694 reads 19 comments

  3. NHL Predictions 2011-12: 5 Playoff Teams Who Won't Be Back This Year

    Another NHL offseason is in the books. Some teams will enter the 2011-12 season better than they were in 2010-11, others will enter worse. Of course, the ultimate prize—the Stanley Cup—is not won or lost during June, July and August...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,111 reads 23 comments

  4. Philadelphia Eagles Schedule: 6 Games You Don't Want To Miss

    The NFL is back. The lockout has ended, training camps have been completed and the preseason has concluded. The Philadelphia Eagles will open their regular season at the St...

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  5. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Ex-Flyers Who Want To Stick It to Philly

    Whenever a team turns over half of its roster, some players are going to have their feelings hurt. The situation in Philadelphia is no different—GM Paul Holmgren traded away ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,470 reads 11 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers Predictions 2011-12: The Goaltenders and Prospects

    To say the Philadelphia Flyers will have a new look in 2011-2012 is a bit of an understatement. Gone from the team's top-six are franchise cornerstones Mike Richards and Jeff Carter...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,719 reads 5 comments

  7. Philadelphia Flyers Predictions 2011-12: Projections for the Bottom 6 Forwards

    To say the Philadelphia Flyers will have a new look in 2011-2012 is a bit of an understatement. Gone from the team's top-six are franchise cornerstones Mike Richards and Jeff Carter...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,511 reads 4 comments

  8. Green Bay Packers: 5 Players Key to a Packers Repeat

    The Green Bay Packers capped off a magical 2010 season by recapturing the Lombardi Trophy. With a new NFL season on the horizon, the reigning Super Bowl Champions hope to defend their title and return to Football's Biggest Stage in 2011...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,533 reads 12 comments

  9. 6 NHL Free Agents Who Will Earn Their Contracts This Season

    The 2011 NHL offseason featured a record-breaking level of free agent spending as traditionally small-market clubs tried desperately to increase their payroll to meet the new salary cap floor...

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  10. NHL Awards 2011-12: Predicting the Winner of Each Major NHL Award

    The NHL offseason is almost over—training camps are set to begin across the continent during the next few weeks and the first preseason games shortly thereafter. Hockey has returned...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,980 reads 52 comments

  11. Philadelphia Flyers Predictions 2011-12: Projections for the Top 6 Forwards

    To say the Philadelphia Flyers will have a new look in 2011-2012 is a bit of an understatement. Gone from the team's top-six are franchise cornerstones Mike Richards and Jeff Carter...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,495 reads 7 comments

  12. Spencer Hawes: Is He the Answer at Center for the Philadelphia 76ers in 2011-12?

    Like many Philadelphia athletes before him, 76ers' center Spencer Hawes has never really been given a fair chance to establish himself in the City of Brotherly Love...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 583 reads 2 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Positional Battles That Will Play out over the Season

    After an offseason of change for the Philadelphia Flyers , all has not yet settled. As training camp approaches, there are still at least five key positional battles yet to be settled, ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,496 reads 16 comments

  14. NHL Power Rankings: The 10 Best Goaltenders in Hockey Today

    In the fifth installment of NHL Power Rankings by position, I'm taking a look at the 10 best goaltenders in the NHL today. But first, a few ground rules. In order to qualify as a "goaltender," the player must be listed on NHL...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 4,462 reads 61 comments

  15. NBA Trade Speculation: The 6 Most Likely Destinations for Andre Iguodala

    Andre Iguodala has been the subject of trade rumors and speculation for the past two years, and for good reason. Whatever team acquires the Philadelphia 76ers ' versatile small forward will be gaining a bona-fide NBA superstar...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,182 reads 6 comments

  16. Andre Iguodala Has Everything to Prove in 2011-12 for Philadelphia 76ers

    If there is a 2011-12 NBA season, it may well be the make-or-break year for Andre Iguodala . That may sound like an extreme statement, but it actually has the ring of truth to it when all of the facts are considered...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 307 reads 2 comments

  17. Green Bay Packers: 10 Most Underrated Players on the Super Bowl Champs

    There is no question the Packers are one of the NFL 's most talented teams. The defending Super Bowl Champions boast an exceptional balance of star power and role players, veteran leadership and young enthusiasm, freakish athleticism and savvy play...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 11,014 reads 15 comments

  18. Terrelle Pryor: What Are the Best and Worst Case Scenarios for Pryor?

    The Supplemental Draft was probably not what former Buckeye's star QB Terrelle Pryor envisioned for his grand entrance into the NFL ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  19. Phillies vs. Yankees vs. Red Sox: Which Evil Empire Wins?

    The Yankees were the original "Evil Empire"—the organization that threw money around like it was going out of style until yet another World Series Title fell into its arms...

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  20. Philadelphia Flyers Predictions 2011-2012: How the Defense Will Perform

    Despite replacing nearly half of last season's roster, the Flyers and GM Paul Holmgren managed to keep the team's defensive unit largely intact...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,605 reads 23 comments

  21. Terrelle Pryor vs. Rodger Goodell: Why Pryor's Suspension Hurts the NFL

    I've generally been a supporter of Rodger Goodell's attempts to maintain the image of the NFL as a professional business organization...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 572 reads 5 comments

  22. NHL Power Rankings: Niklas Lidstrom and the 10 Best Defensemen in Hockey

    In the fourth installment of NHL Power Rankings by position, I'm taking a look at the 10 best defenseman in the NHL today. But first, a few ground rules. In order to qualify as a "defenseman," the player must be listed on NHL...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 3,513 reads 37 comments

  23. NHL Free Agency 2011: Drew Doughty & 7 RFAs Who Could Be Playing Elsewhere

    The NHL Free Agency period is over, for the most part. Most of the big names available this offseason have been signed and are ready for the 2011-2012 season to begin...

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  24. Andre Iguodala vs. Evan Turner: Comparing Different Aspects of Their Game

    In many ways, it's unfair to compare a young prospect like Evan Turner to an established All-Star like Andre Iguodala . At this stage of their careers, Iguodala is clearly the better NBA player...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,443 reads 4 comments

  25. NHL Power Rankings: Alex Ovechkin & the 10 Best Left Wings in Hockey

    In the third installment of NHL Power Rankings by position, I'm taking a look at the 10 best left wings in the NHL today. But first, a few ground rules: In order to qualify as a "left wing," the player must be listed on NHL...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,734 reads 10 comments