1. 5 Players That Could Help the Toronto Raptors Recover from Last Season

    The Toronto Raptors had little reason to be pleased with their 2011-12 season. The Raptors suffered their fourth straight losing season and 12th overall. They were 28th in scoring average, 23rd in field-goal-percentage and 21st in turnovers per game...

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  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Should Kevin Youkilis Remain on Chicago White Sox' Radar?

    According to CBSSports .com , Kevin Youkilis became a potential trade target for the Chicago White Sox a few weeks ago. But recently, Youkilis' numbers have been dismal and the White Sox have lost interested, per CBSSports ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,605 reads 6 comments

  3. Morris Claiborne: Should Dallas Cowboys Be in a Hurry to Sign 1st-Round Pick?

    Morris Claiborne is now the only Dallas Cowboys draft pick left to sign, with Kyle Wilber signing with the team on Friday, per ESPNDallas-Fort Worth . Claiborne's party doesn't seem far away from the Cowboys in negotiations...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 4,070 reads 7 comments

  4. John Danks Injury: Chicago White Sox Ace Sounds Like He's Far from Returning

    John Danks isn't giving Chicago White Sox fans a good reason to be hopeful for his return to the rotation. Danks told the Chicago Tribune that he's still feeling soreness...

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  5. Tony Romo: Should Dallas Cowboys Extend Their Star Quarterback?

    Tony Romo is more crucial to the success of the Dallas Cowboys than any other player. Whether the Cowboys can win often depends on whether Romo is healthy and in tune with the action...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Will Gavin Floyd's Record Make Him Hard for White Sox to Deal?

    Gavin Floyd was hit hard again in the Chicago White Sox 's loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Cardinals hitters chased Floyd for five runs on eight hits and four walks in 4...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,294 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA Rumors: 8 Reasons Memphis Grizzlies Must Resist Trading Rudy Gay

    Rudy Gay had been rumored by Hoopsworld to have been placed on the trading block by the Memphis Grizzlies . Fortunately, Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley slammed the rumors, telling The Commercial Appeal the Grizzlies won't trade him...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,658 reads 34 comments

  8. Memphis Grizzlies: Picking Tony Wroten in Draft Will Negate Loss of O.J. Mayo

    O.J. Mayo has given the Memphis Grizzlies a refreshing scoring boost off the bench over the last four years. Now, Mayo is a free agent, and the Grizzlies have little chance of re-signing him...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,045 reads 10 comments

  9. Why Tony Parker Isn't Enough to Win San Antonio Spurs Another Title

    Tony Parker is a stellar player. The San Antonio Spurs point guard is a strong scorer and a good distributor. His inside scoring ability remains high...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,093 reads 40 comments

  10. Memphis Grizzlies: Could Robert Pera's Ownership Turn Sour?

    Memphis Grizzlies fans had reason to be excited after billionaire owner Michael Heisley sold the team to tech magnate Robert Pera on Monday. Pera had been a rising businessman...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,209 reads 2 comments

  11. 2012 NBA Draft: 5 Ways Anthony Davis Will Help New Orleans Hornets

    Anthony Davis has been presumed to be the No. 1 pick in the draft for several weeks. Then, after the New Orleans Hornets won the first overall pick in the draft lottery, they became the presumed team to draft Davis...

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  12. New York Knicks: 6 Reasons Steve Nash Would Be Great for Amar'e Stoudemire

    Steve Nash is now seeing teams line up to try to lure him to their rosters. One team that's in the running for the 38-year-old point guard is the New York Knicks ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,575 reads 11 comments

  13. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: The Biggest Red Flag for Every 1st-Round Pick

    Anthony Davis may be the presumed No. 1 pick in the draft. However, he's not a guaranteed star. Like any other player, Davis has his flaws. Those issues may keep him from becoming the perennial All-Star that some imagine him to become...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 5,916 reads 20 comments

  14. NBA Trade Rumors: Sniping Rudy Gay Talk Shows Heisley's Belief in Grizzlies Core

    Rudy Gay had become one of the biggest names on the trade rumor mill last week, but Memphis Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley put an end to that talk on Friday. Heisley told The Commercial Appeal that Gay will not be traded...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,895 reads 4 comments

  15. Kevin Garnett: 5 Teams That Could Snatch KG Away in Free Agency

    Kevin Garnett has reached a crossroad now that his five-year tenure with the Boston Celtics looks to have come to an end with the Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat. At age 36, Garnett must decide whether it's time to retire or ink a new contract somewhere...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 11,580 reads 16 comments

  16. Why Houston Rockets Are Better Off Without Kyle Lowry

    The Houston Rockets are facing some uncertainty in their backcourt with Kyle Lowry demanding to be traded. Lowry told the Houston Chronicle that he couldn't stay in Houston with Kevin McHale coaching the Rockets...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 3,294 reads 17 comments

  17. NBA Trade Rumors: Trading Rudy Gay Would Hurt Memphis Grizzlies' Title Chances

    Rudy Gay was the hero for the Memphis Grizzlies during the regular season, and he did a decent job against the Los Angeles Clippers in the playoffs. Now, as Hoopsworld has reported , the Grizzlies are rumored to be shopping Gay...

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  18. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Highlighting Defensive-Stoppers and Offensive Stars

    Several players in the NBA draft , from Bradley Beal to Festus Ezeli, will be sought by teams that are interested in their prowess on a particular end of the court. Beal is an intriguing prospect because of his all-around shooting ability...

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  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Lottery-Bound Teams Who Will Make Postseason Next Year

    The Milwaukee Bucks came close to making the playoffs, but fell into the lottery-pick range instead. The Bucks won six of seven in early April to pull within a half game of the New York Knicks for eighth place in the East...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 28,754 reads 236 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Would Memphis Grizzlies Really Deal Rudy Gay?

    Rudy Gay bounced back quite well for the Memphis Grizzlies this season after suffering a season-ending injury last February. After Zach Randolph went down with a partially torn MCL, Gay rallied the Grizzlies to finish fourth in the West...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,991 reads 9 comments

  21. John Danks Injury: Chicago White Sox Taking Proper Caution with Their Ace

    John Danks won't be back in the Chicago White Sox 's rotation this week, according to the Chicago Tribune ...

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  22. NBA Rumors: 5 Potential Third Teams That Could Help Chicago Bulls Land Pau Gasol

    Pau Gasol seems like a likely candidate to be traded by the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. Gasol has started to decline. Also, as noted by ESPNLA , Gasol and Kobe Bryant aren't getting along...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 199 reads 112 comments

  23. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: How All 60 Picks Will Play out

    After a good amount of anticipation, the NBA draft lottery sorted out which teams will pick in what slots in the NBA draft on June 28. The New Orleans Hornets came out as big winners by jumping to the No...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 264,885 reads 68 comments

  24. Chicago White Sox: Hawk Harrelson Went Too Far When Harping on Mark Wegner

    Hawk Harrelson has been fun for Chicago White Sox fans to listen to during TV broadcasts of White Sox games, but sometimes he gets out of hand when he bashes umpires...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 3,628 reads 93 comments

  25. NFL Rumors: Could Plaxico Burress Be Dallas Cowboys' Answer at No. 3 Receiver?

    The Dallas Cowboys will have a fun competition for the No. 3 receiver slot. Since Laurent Robinson signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars , the Cowboys have had an uncertain outlook at the position...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 11,986 reads 47 comments