1. Chicago Cubs: Grading All 25 Roster Players After MLB's First Month

    Well, the Chicago Cubs are not doing great. OK—things are bad. But we expected that, as this year is clearly a rebuilding year, and fans must find a way to trust the new regime under Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 2,948 reads 7 comments

  2. Hopkins vs Dawson: Time for the Executioner to Retire

    At 47 years old, it is time for Bernard Hopkins to call it a career. It has nothing to do with his fighting ability—it is just time. Hopkins has had a storied career—one that will likely end in the Hall of Fame...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 294 reads 0 comments

  3. NBA Playoff 2012 Predictions: Miami Heat Won't Drop East with Derrick Rose Done

    The Miami Heat got an early gift in the NBA playoffs, as Chicago Bulls star and reigning MVP guard Derrick Rose will no longer be a factor this postseason...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 2,936 reads 14 comments

  4. 2012 NFL Draft Grades: Teams Who Hit Home Runs on Day 3

    While the first two days of the NFL draft are some of the most exciting, Day 3 isn't shabby itself. The third day features the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds...

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  5. NFL Draft 2012: Results of Every Pick in This Year's Draft

    The 2012 NFL draft is complete; teams have made their selections. Now they will figure out how to put their final rosters together using what they have selected, as well as looking ...

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  6. Washington Redskins Wise to Draft Kirk Cousins and Release John Beck

    The Washington Redskins have added two new quarterbacks in Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins at this year's NFL draft, which consequently ended their relationship with veteran passer John Beck ...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 12,137 reads 37 comments

  7. Mayweather vs. Cotto: Money Has Nothing to Gain in Title Bout

    A win over Miguel Cotto won't mean a single thing for Floyd Mayweather 's career. Why would it? The man that everyone wants to see see Money fight, Manny Pacquiao, had already ...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 1,316 reads 3 comments

  8. NFL Draft 2012 Results: Lamar Miller and 4th Round Picks Who'll Be Studs

    While it is often perceived that the best rookies come out of the first round of the NFL draft, you can never eliminate those who are taken later...

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  9. 2012 NFL Draft Grades: Assessing 2nd- and 3rd-Round Wide Receivers

    Some of the most electrifying players taken in the NFL draft are wide receivers, so it should be no surprise that so many have been taken in the second and third rounds...

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  10. Hopkins vs. Dawson: Champ Will Be Against the Ropes in Rematch

    Chad Dawson and Bernard Hopkins are heading back into the ring, but this time around, a new champion will be born. The last time these two fought last October, the find was ended with much controversy...

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  11. NFL Rumors: DeVier Posey Draft Pick Means Texans May Deal Jacoby Jones

    Out with the old, in with the new. At least that is what seems to be the thinking of the Houston Texans , as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the team is looking to move veteran ...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 4,983 reads 14 comments

  12. Chicago Bears Draft Picks 2012: Why Alshon Jeffery Is Huge Risk for Chicago

    The Chicago Bears took a huge risk in the second round of the NFL draft, selecting South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver Alshon Jeffery . 45th pick- Bears select South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery (6'3 213)...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 12,328 reads 43 comments

  13. Brock Osweiler to Denver Broncos: Teams Take on Project in Former Sun Devil

    The Denver Broncos addressed their need for depth behind quarterback Peyton Manning at the NFL Draft, but their second-round pick in Arizona State Sun Devils QB Brock Osweiler stands to be a project for the AFC West squad...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 1,050 reads 12 comments

  14. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Where Each Conference's Star Will Land

    The NBA Draft can have its share of surprises, but one thing that is for sure is that each conference's star players are going to get their chance to shine at the next level...

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  15. 2012 NFL Draft Grades: Assessing Matt Kalil and NFC North 1st-Round Picks

    Each NFC North team added a new player to their roster in the first round of the NFL draft, but it will remain to be seen how those players will fare as they make their transition from the college game to the NFL...

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  16. Mayweather vs Cotto: Money Can't Win Without Fight Against Manny Pacquiao

    Even if Floyd "Money" Mayweather defeats Miguel Cotto in their title fight, the undefeated boxer still won't be a winner—at least in the eyes of many. That is, until he finally fights Manny Pacquiao...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 6,147 reads 29 comments

  17. Bruce Irvin: Pete Carroll Is the Right Man to Turn Around Troubled Athlete

    When the Seattle Seahawks selected West Virginia linebacker Bruce Irvin in the first round of the NFL draft nearly everyone—check that—everyone was shocked. Not because Irvin is a bad athlete...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 734 reads 11 comments

  18. Brandon Weeden: Browns Would Be Foolish to Move Colt McCoy Without QB Battle

    The Cleveland Browns put themselves in a corner in the first round of the NFL draft when they selected Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Brandon Weeden, as they now have to figure out what to do about Colt McCoy ...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 993 reads 3 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs: Current Stars Anthony Rizzo Could Resemble

    The Chicago Cubs will have high hopes for minor league first baseman Anthony Rizzo once he finally makes his move to the major league level, but with his very minimal MLB experience, fans have to wonder who he will resemble best once he does arrive...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 3,362 reads 4 comments

  20. Arizona State Football: 5 Most Important Post-Spring Dates

    The Arizona State Sun Devils already held their Spring Game on April 21, so it is time to look ahead to how things will break down from here on...

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  21. United States Olympic Wrestling Roster 2012: Updated Analysis for Team USA

    The United States wrestling roster is starting to take shape for the 2012 London Games, but the U.S. will have to hope that this past weekend's winners will now be able to bring home some Olympic medal...

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  22. Chicago Cubs: Can Jeff Samardzija Anchor the Staff Long-Term?

    The Chicago Cubs are not looking good in the early goings this season, but on a positive note, the team's gamble on starting Jeff Samardzija is starting to look like it may actually pay off...

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  23. Arizona State Football: Latest News, Injuries and Updates on the Sun Devils

    The Arizona State Sun Devils are continuing to prepare for the 2012 football season this spring, but the team is still in the midst of figuring a few things out...

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  24. U.S. 2012 Olympic Wrestling Qualifiers: Rulon Gardner and the Top Storylines

    Rulon Gardner's comeback bid headlines the U.S. Olympic qualifying meet for wrestlers in Iowa City this weekend...

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  25. NFL Draft 2012: Chicago Bears Must Consider Coby Fleener in First Round

    The Chicago Bears have plenty of needs to address at this year's NFL draft, but one position they must seriously consider upgrading is at the tight end, something they could fulfill rather quickly by taking the Stanford Cardinal's Coby Fleener ...

    Jeff Chase Written by Jeff Chase about over 2 years ago 3,453 reads 22 comments