1. Olympics: 5 Reasonable Goals for Great Britain in the Medal Count

    Four years ago, the Chinese declared their intent to win the medal count at the games they hosted, then fulfilled that promise, winning more golds than any other nation...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 541 reads 0 comments

  2. Olympics: 5 Reasons Not to Cry for Jordyn Wieber

    I turned on my computer this morning, and the top Olympics story that is still trending is American gymnast Jordyn Wieber not qualifying in the women's all-around final (this do ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 12,048 reads 6 comments

  3. 2012 Olympics: Why Britain vs. Australia Is a Better Rivalry Than U.S. vs. China

    The coverage of the Olympics has led one to believe that the only rivalries that matter are the U.S. vs. China and, to a certain extent, Michael Phelps vs. Ryan Lochte . However, I personally believe the rivalry to watch is Great Britain vs...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,322 reads 1 comments

  4. Miami Marlins: Why Their Massive Unload Won't Work

    The Miami Marlins are shedding players and salary as if they were an Eskimo that was just dropped on the beach at Pompano...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 451 reads 2 comments

  5. Dodgers' Deal: Forget Hanley Ramirez, I Just Want Randy Choate

    According to a report by Fox Sports this morning, infielder Hanley Ramirez and lefty reliever Randy Choate are being dealt to the Dodgers as part of a massive unloading effort by the Marlins ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  6. Ichiro Suzuki to Yankees: How Will It Affect His Legacy?

    It's being reported by ESPN that 38-year-old Japanese baseball player Ichiro Suzuki has been dealt to the New York Yankees ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,965 reads 0 comments

  7. Southern Schools Getting Off Easy in Terms of NCAA Sanctions

    The NCAA has hit western and midwestern schools with harsh penalties of late. A couple years ago, they hit USC with a two-year bowl ban and vacation of wins for violations related to Reggie Bush ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 211 reads 11 comments

  8. London 2012: Is Team USA Basketball Still Making the Same Mistakes?

    A few days ago, I analyzed Team USA's win over Brazil , citing three areas that needed to be improved: shot selection, rebounding and passing. Yesterday, Team USA beat Great Britain by 40 in Manchester...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 559 reads 3 comments

  9. USA vs. Brazil Olympics Basketball: What Went Wrong

    Obviously, not everything went wrong in USA's tuneup, as they beat a top-10 team with top-three big men by double digits. But here are a few things that the U.S. can do better. Bad Shot Selection: Team USA won by 11...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 2,381 reads 4 comments

  10. London 2012: 5 Things to Make Team USA Unstoppable

    Last weekend, Team USA announced its roster for London. Yesterday, it played its lid-lifter match against the Dominican Republic, which resulted in a big win...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 107 reads 3 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers Should Add Luis Scola to Their List

    It's been reported the Los Angeles Lakers are looking at adding another frontcourt option , with Jordan Hill joining being fairly likely and Elton Brand , Antawn Jamison , and Jermaine O'Neal in the works...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 5,034 reads 9 comments

  12. MLB All-Star Festivities: A Rack of Ribs Given out

    Around the time of the Home Run Derby, someone published a team of "weiners," players who were playing as good baseball as your average dachshund. Come Thanksgiving, there'll be a number of "turkeys" lists...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 535 reads 2 comments

  13. Philadelphia Phillies Should Hold on to Shane Victorino

    After Shane Victorino was benched Sunday, there are numerous rumors that he'll soon be off the team , with the Dodgers reportedly interested in reacquiring a player who started his career in their organization...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,799 reads 8 comments

  14. London 2012: Power-Ranking the 10 Best Bigs in the Basketball Tournament

    For over half a century, basketball has been a game of big men. Many of the great NBA and Olympic championship teams were anchored by solid play at the power forward or center positions...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 244 reads 0 comments

  15. Team USA Basketball: 5 Lineups to Try in London

    Last weekend, Team USA announced which 12 men will be playing for them in London. While the roster is laden with talent, it is thin among the bigs, with only three players over six-foot-ten and just one over seven-feet, and has five or six guards...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 802 reads 3 comments

  16. Team USA Basketball: Grading the 12 Men Selected

    Earlier today, Team USA announced the 12 men who will be playing in London later this month. Some, like Kobe Bryant, were locks...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 606 reads 2 comments

  17. US Olympic Basketball Team 2012: Anthony Davis Should Play Despite His Injury

    A roster spot opened up on Team USA last week when Chris Bosh decided to sit out the Olympics . That roster spot should go to another big man, as the U.S. will need bigs against Spain (and perhaps against Brazil) to win a gold medal...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 3,560 reads 2 comments

  18. Lakers Trade Rumors: What They Should Offer for Dwight Howard

    We know the following right now: The Magic want Andrew Bynum. Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando. The Lakers are going to get Steve Nash. And Grant Hill may be next...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,739 reads 5 comments

  19. Steve Nash: Why Trade to the Lakers Is the Wrong Move

    On America's birthday, it was reported that the Lakers were in talks to have a sign-and-trade deal to acquire Canadian point guard Steve Nash for four draft picks...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,107 reads 26 comments

  20. Why Lamar Odom Is the Luckiest Man in the NBA Right Now

    Two-time NBA champion, FIBA World Champion and 2011 NBA Sixth Man of the Lamar Odom had a wretched season last year, where his field-goal percentage nosedived to ...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 2,270 reads 4 comments

  21. Olympics: Assessing the Vulnerability of National Squads

    Following Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh's decisions to not play for the U.S. national basketball team later this month, many have been predicting gloom-and-doom scenarios for the U.S...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 2,254 reads 7 comments

  22. College Football Playoff: 5 Candidates for the 5th and 6th Bowls

    Earlier this week, it was announced that there would be a four-team playoff in college football with the semifinal sites rotating among six existing bowls. It's almost certain that the Rose, Orange, Sugar and Fiesta will be four of those bowls...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  23. 2012 NBA Draft: Why the Lakers Should Make Andrew Albicy Mr. Irrelevant

    The Los Angeles Lakers obviously need some help at point guard: They dealt Derek Fisher midseason, and appear poised to part ways with his replacement, Ramon Sessions...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 1,748 reads 8 comments

  24. London 2012: Why Andrew Albicy Is the Player to Watch in Basketball Right Now

    Admit it. When you saw Andrew Albicy in the headline, your first thought was, "Who?" Albicy is a 22-year-old French point guard who stands just 5’10”. He was the MVP of the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about 2 years ago 754 reads 0 comments

  25. Baseball: 5 Best Father's Day Matchups

    Father's Day is this Sunday, and one of the quintessential Father's Day activities is to go to a ballpark and take in a ball game with your dad, maybe even catching a foul or home run ball...

    Charles Bennett Written by Charles Bennett about over 2 years ago 353 reads 0 comments