1. NFL Trade Rumors: Why the Dallas Cowboys Won't Trade Mike Jenkins

    Mike Jenkins' name was tossed on the trade rumor cycle soon after the Dallas Cowboys drafted Morris Claiborne. It's funny how trade rumors materialize out of a tangentially related occurrence...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,895 reads 12 comments

  2. NBA Playoffs 2012: 6 Reasons Why Memphis Grizzlies Trail in Series vs. Clippers

    The Memphis Grizzlies breathed new life into their effort in the series against the Los Angeles Clippers by beating them in Memphis on Wednesday. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph both had their best game of the series...

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  3. Houston Rockets: 7 Missing Pieces Keeping Them from the Playoffs

    The Houston Rockets fell just short of the playoffs this season. They finished 34-32, two games out of the eighth spot in the Western Conference. They slid straight out of the playoff race by losing six straight in mid-April...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,176 reads 8 comments

  4. 2013 NFL Draft: Whom Might the Dallas Cowboys Pick in the First Round?

    The Dallas Cowboys have made it through yet another draft, making at least one laudable selection in Morris Claiborne. Claiborne and Matt Johnson will help plug holes in the secondary...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Alex Rios of Chicago White Sox Is Worth a Try

    Entering the 2012 season, Alex Rios was one of the Chicago White Sox ’s biggest question marks. Rios had the worst on-base percentage in the American League in 2011 (.265) and drove in only 44 runs, the fewest RBI he had produced since 2004...

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  6. Chris Sale: Should Chicago White Sox Have Pitcher on DL Instead of in Bullpen?

    Chris Sale experienced soreness last week. The Chicago White Sox decided to take quick action by sending Sale to the bullpen to serve as closer. That might not have been the quick decision the White Sox should have taken to protect Sale’s arm...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Things Memphis Grizzlies Can Do to Rebound vs. Clippers

    The Memphis Grizzlies are trailing the Los Angeles Clippers two games to one in the first-round series. If one or two game-ending missed shots by Rudy Gay would have gone down differently, the Grizzlies would have a different outlook on the series...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,830 reads 11 comments

  8. NBA Playoffs 2012: Grizzlies vs. Clippers Live Blog and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 87-86 to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round NBA playoff series on Saturday. Scroll down for updates from throughout the game...

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  9. NBA Playoffs: Tony Allen and 5 Worst Memphis Grizzlies 1st-Round Performances

    The Memphis Grizzlies have had a relatively short history. Their 17-year run includes five playoffs trips, including the current one...

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  10. NBA Draft 2012: How Houston Rockets' 1st-Round Selections Will Impact Offseason

    The Houston Rockets have an opportunity in the draft to set themselves up well for the rest of the offseason. Not many teams get multiple first-round draft picks like the Rockets do this year...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,954 reads 18 comments

  11. 2012 NBA Playoffs: O.J. Mayo Shows Why Memphis Grizzlies Wouldn't Have Dealt Him

    O.J. Mayo had been used as trade fodder by rumormongers for 15 months between January 2011 and April 2012. The Memphis Grizzlies' guard periodically surfaced in trade talks. This inspired some fans to believe that he was sure to be traded...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 1,525 reads 3 comments

  12. 2012 NFL Draft: Odds of Top 4 Dallas Cowboys Picks Becoming Starters

    The Dallas Cowboys will start their rookie minicamp on Friday. That will give Morris Claiborne, the other Cowboys draftees and the undrafted signings their first up-close exercises with Jason Garrett and the staff since joining the team...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 4,423 reads 7 comments

  13. Grizzlies vs. Clippers: 4 Things Memphis Must Correct to Bounce Back

    The Memphis Grizzlies took a terrible defeat in Game 1 of the first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers . Their blown 21-point fourth-quarter lead matched an NBA playoff record...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 855 reads 2 comments

  14. Undrafted Free Agents 2012: 4 Dallas Cowboys Pickups Who Will Make Roster

    The Dallas Cowboys continued adding rookie talent after the draft. The Cowboys announced 21 undrafted free-agent signings on Monday, per ProFootballTalk.com ...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 10,626 reads 5 comments

  15. NBA Free Agents 2012: New Orleans Hornets Should Let Chris Kaman, Carl Landry Go

    The New Orleans Hornets will try to rebuild in the post- Chris Paul era. Fortunately, they’re entering that era with a new owner who may be willing to spend money on free agents...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 3,739 reads 19 comments

  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Setting Expectations for Dallas Cowboys' Morris Claiborne

    Often, it's easy to get excited about how a player will perform after he's been drafted. Some players live up to the draft hype, while others don't...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 4,185 reads 9 comments

  17. Chicago White Sox: 4 Lessons Learned from April

    The Chicago White Sox have started the season quite nicely. They split their 22 April games and won an impressive seven of 11 games on the road to this point...

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  18. NBA Playoffs 2012: Ranking Mike Conley Among Top 5 Grizzlies Playoff-Openers

    Memphis Grizzlies fans have plenty of reasons to feel sour after the Grizzlies' Game 1 loss against the Los Angeles Clippers . The Grizzlies blew a 21-point fourth-quarter lead, hitting only one of 10 field goals in the last 8:45 of play...

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  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Grizzlies vs. Clippers Game 1 Live Blog and Analysis

    The Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Clippers will meet on Sunday night in Game 1 of what looks to be the most intriguing first-round NBA playoff series...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 7,282 reads 103 comments

  20. 2012 NFL Draft: Top 5 Players Dallas Cowboys Should Try to Get in 1st Round

    Dallas Cowboys have been waiting for April 26 for quite some time. Months of draft talk has occurred, even going back to the unconscionable draft talk during the 2011 season...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 5,057 reads 16 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs 2012: Previewing Memphis Grizzlies' 1st-Round Matchup with Clippers

    The Memphis Grizzlies have fought hard to get to win the fourth or fifth spot in the Western Conference, as will be determined on Thursday when the Grizzlies play the Orlando Magic ...

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  22. NBA Playoffs 2012: Complete Guide to Beating the Utah Jazz

    The Utah Jazz punched their ticket to the playoffs with a win on Tuesday against the Phoenix Suns . They beat the Suns in their typical style, with high scoring and strong rebounding...

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  23. Paul Konerko: After Chicago White Sox Slugger's 400th Home Run, How Many More?

    Paul Konerko had Chicago White Sox fans watching his stat line in anxiety for 18 games before he hit the anticipated milestone, but he finally came through to hit his 400th home run on Wednesday...

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  24. Lionel Hollins: Why Grizzlies Coach Should Win Coach of the Year Award

    Lionel Hollins has guided the Memphis Grizzlies through a fair number of storms. The Grizzlies lost their best player, Zach Randolph, to injury for most of the season. They weathered the O...

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  25. 2012 NFL Draft: Mark Barron and Players Dallas Cowboys Can Move Down to Pick

    The Dallas Cowboys will be looking at their share of prospects at No. 14 in the first round of the NFL draft. They'll have plenty of defensive players to watch as players are taken off the board on Thursday, such as Quinton Coples and Fletcher Cox...

    Tom Firme Written by Tom Firme about almost 3 years ago 2,394 reads 4 comments