1. Josh Beckett Should Start for the Boston Red Sox in a One-Game Playoff

    Optimistic Red Sox fans everywhere seem to be wondering, "Who will the Sox start if they have a one-game playoff in Tampa?" Josh Beckett ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 287 reads 5 comments

  2. Richard Seymour and the Trade That Sunk the Patriots

    On September 6, 2009, the New England Patriots completed a trade that the team has yet to recover from...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 1,556 reads 12 comments

  3. Red Sox Fans Looking To Place Blame Should Not Look to the Bronx

    The moment Jacoby Ellsbsury's home run sailed deep into the Bronx night on Sunday the grumblings began. "Sure the Yanks are playing the Rays , but they're going to use Triple A lineup...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 337 reads 1 comments

  4. Boston Red Sox John Lackey Lashes out at Media, and for Good Cause

    It's been a terrible season for John Lackey . I've documented it along with numerous other members of the media. Lackey has not pitched well or with any sort of consistency...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 819 reads 5 comments

  5. Red Sox Win First Playoff Game of the Year in 14 Innings

    It won't be counted as a postseason game, all the stats will count as regular season stats, but for the Boston Red Sox , the 14-inning marathon they won Sunday night was a playoff game...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 329 reads 3 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox Habit of Rigid Pitch Counts and Inning Limits Proves Useless

    The Boston Red Sox have made a habit of very closely monitoring the pitch counts and workloads of their starting pitchers. It's been an organizational philosophy that the Red Sox have subscribed to for years...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 525 reads 1 comments

  7. Matt Kemp: Why LA's Triple Crown Contender Should Be the Top Story in Baseball

    MLB divisions are being clinched, and wild card births are being decided as the clock ticks down on another baseball season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 694 reads 3 comments

  8. Red Sox Win and Lose as a Team: This Collapse Has No Innocents

    Should the Red Sox complete this collapse and actually miss the playoffs, fans will place the bulk of the blame on the shoulders of a few specific people: Theo Epstein, Terry Francona, John Lackey, Matt Albers and Carl Crawford...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  9. Jacksonville Jaguars Plans Laid to Waste: Blaine Gabbert Steps into the Fray

    Often in life, things don't go as planned. That shortcut route to the stadium you found online? There's a lane closure there. That nine-game lead in the Wild Card? You still have to win some games before it's secure...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 131 reads 2 comments

  10. Red Sox Fans Forced To Root for Yankees: Not an Easy 3 Days

    Starting tonight at 7:05 EDT and lasting through the conclusion of Thursday night's 7:05 game, Boston Red Sox fans will have to do something previously thought unimaginable: root for the Yankees ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 589 reads 4 comments

  11. John Lackey's Most Unaccpetable Outing as a Boston Red Sox

    It's been either bad or terrible for John Lackey since he signed a five-year, $82.5 deal with the Boston Red Sox in December of 2009. Last night was terrible with a capital "T"...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 529 reads 5 comments

  12. Michael Vick Needs to Finally Play to Potential

    Forget the dog fighting issue that will forever be draped around Michael Vick . Forget the fact that Vick missed two seasons while he was imprisoned...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  13. Yankee Mariano Rivera: The Greatest Closer of All Time

    The debate over who is the "greatest" at every single position in baseball is full of differing opinions. Baseball with its history spanning over 100 years and a number of different eras has provided countless candidates at its various positions...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 216 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Season's Prospects Look Dim as Ron Artest Takes Headlines with Name Change

    Remember Ron Artest ? Sure you do. He was the mercurial and at times hot headed small forward who played for St. John's in college...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 274 reads 0 comments

  15. Daniel Bard Provides No Relief for Boston Red Sox Fans

    This is becoming troubling. The Boston Red Sox have not been playing good baseball as of late. That's not a secret. The Red Sox have seen a nine-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays on September 1st shrink to a 3...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  16. Ochocinco Tweets His Way into New England Patriots Doghouse

    Maybe I'm too old? I just don't get it. I understand that the dynamics of modern social media make self-marketing very important...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 459 reads 1 comments

  17. Patriot Fans Need to Appreciate Just How Good Tom Brady Is.

    It's rare that someone is the indisputable "best" within the sphere of a team sport. Boxing has belts, tennis has rankings, but these are individual sports. Professional football, basketball and baseball have standings...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 490 reads 1 comments

  18. 5 NFL Teams That Want to Forget Week 1

    Week 1 of the NFL season is always interesting. Sometimes the first week can provide accurate clues to the upcoming season, and sometimes those first games become outliers—either ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 402 reads 2 comments

  19. Red Sox Fans Looking for Good News? Try the Patriots Right Now.

    What more can New England sports fans ask of Tom Brady ? Three Super Bowl rings in four trips, two MVP awards and a decade of postseason appearances...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 267 reads 0 comments

  20. CC Sabathia's Impending Free Agency: Would He Leave New York Yankees?

    CC Sabathia is heading into a very interesting period in his life. A September pennant race will give way to an October quest for his second World Series ring as a member of the New York Yankees ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 803 reads 15 comments

  21. Packers Begin 2011 Season with the Same Mission as 2010 Saints: Can They Succeed

    After months of off the field drama and a nice condensed seven week free-agency/training camp/exhibition season, the NFL gets underway tonight...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  22. Red Sox Fans Need to Take a Deep Breath. This Season Isn't over

    "That's It." "There goes the season." "May as well hand the Yanks the division now." Wow, Red Sox fans. Maybe we should just push a fast forward button to Truck Day in February of 2012? Monday was not a good day in Red Sox Nation...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  23. Albert Pujols: How Alex Rodriguez Is Going to Cost Him Millions in Free Agency

    This Article is featured on www.TheFanManifesto.com As the MLB regular season begins to wind down and the buildup to October begins, it's important to remember that there will be some very big names on the market this coming offseason...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 908 reads 4 comments

  24. MLB Writers Who Won't Vote a Pitcher for MVP Shouldn't Be Voting at All

    A pitcher has the right to an MVP award. It Seems logical enough. After all, pitchers have won them in the past, the most recent being Dennis Eckersley of the Oakland A's in 1992...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 342 reads 4 comments

  25. Michael Vick Contract Exposes Rift Between Sports Fans

    When Michael Vick 's contract was announced early Monday evening, the reaction was swift and varied across most of the nation. Vick has his defenders...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 6 years ago 534 reads 13 comments