1. Rajon Rondo Trade Rumors: Rondo Needs Fresh Start for Bright Future

    There are people who will read the headline of this piece and immediately think this guy thinks Rondo can't make it in Boston. That's not the case. "Fresh start" does not mean new team...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 845 reads 2 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers and Rasheed Wallace: What Signing Him Could Signal

    A few days before the All-Star break, there was a flurry of stories that made mention of Rasheed Wallace coming out of his brief retirement and returning to the hardwood as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,905 reads 8 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Terrifying Implications of Not Trading for Dwight Howard

    Enough has already been said about Dwight Howard and his presence on the trading block as well as his impending free agency. As of now, no one knows where Howard will be playing in two weeks never mind two years...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,951 reads 32 comments

  4. Looking Back on the Stars of the Epic 1982 Eastern Conference Finals

    In 1982, the NBA Eastern Conference was a war between two teams—the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics. The 76ers were led by one of the NBA's elder statesmen of the time Julius Erving "Dr J...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 862 reads 0 comments

  5. What Makes Tyson Chandler Lynchpin in Knicks' Success and Mavs' Failure in 2012

    It doesn't take a genius to figure out who the right choice for MVP of the 2011 NBA Finals was. It was the guy who won it: Dirk Nowitzki. Dirk was fantastic in the postseason last year...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 8,747 reads 34 comments

  6. Boston Red Sox: One Bold Prediction for Every Player on the 25-Man Roster

    Baseball is of course a team sport. No individual player can single handidly determine the outcome of every game. The sports' 162 game regular season insures that a variety of players will make contributions throughout the season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,009 reads 9 comments

  7. Fantasy Basketball: 9 Most Likely Deals That Will Impact Your Lineup the Most

    While NBA fans all over the World impatiently wait to see how the litany of deadline deals impact their favorite teams, fantasy basketball owners know that more than just their favorite NBA teams' fortunes hang in the balance...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 832 reads 0 comments

  8. Phoenix Suns Why the Aging Steve Nash Might Not Be Dealt

    Steve Nash has made an entire career out of tweaking conventional wisdom. After all, how good could a kid born in South Africa and raised in Canada be at basketball? That train of thought landed Nash at tiny Santa Clara University...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 529 reads 2 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Boston Celtics Trading Rondo Is Not Right or Wrong

    There are lots of opinions out there. There's the "The Boston Celtics should not trade Rajon Rondo " camp. There's also the "Rondo is a headache and needs to be dealt" camp...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,052 reads 15 comments

  10. Boston Red Sox: Who Are the Team's Most Likely 2012 MLB Award Winners?

    As the 2012 baseball season approaches and winter gradually thaws to spring, the amount of baseball speculation will thaw from a slow trickle to a more consistent stream...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 736 reads 7 comments

  11. MLB Adds Second Wild Card: Why Bud Selig Made a Big Mistake

    Today, what was thought to be inevitable became reality when Ken Rosenthal broke a story that details Major League Baseball's intent to announce as soon as tomorrow that a second ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 217 reads 4 comments

  12. UCLA Basketball: New Sports Illustrated Expose Could Signal End of Howland Era

    Most of the time the media are spectators who pose as nothing more than a necessary evil for teams and coaches. Every so often, though, a story comes out that can have far reaching implications on all parties involved...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Trade Rumors: Top Trade Target Each Team Wants Before Deadline

    The NBA trade deadline is on March 15th. That's a little later than usual but that shouldn't be a surprise to most NBA observers in the aftermath of last year's lockout...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 8,308 reads 0 comments

  14. Jason Varitek Retires: The End of an Era for the Boston Red Sox

    The news itself was not earth-shattering. Most Boston Red Sox fans knew that the best days of Jason Varitek were in the rear-view mirror. His durability and bat speed had slowed in recent seasons...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,964 reads 5 comments

  15. NBA All Star Weekend: Time to End the Slam Dunk Contest

    This is probably not something that some NBA Fans want to hear. It's definitely something that David Stern wouldn't want to hear either...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 646 reads 0 comments

  16. Red Sox Baseball 2012: Thinking the Unthinkable About the End of 2011

    Here's something odd to ponder. Will fans, media and even perhaps members of the actual team (the ones who have remained at least) look back on the end of the 2011 season, along ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 375 reads 1 comments

  17. NBA Halfway Point: There's a Lot More to This Season Than Jeremy Lin

    I just woke up from the strangest dream. I dreamt that nearly the entire NBA fan base had become transfixed on the exploits of a good but not great point guard in New York City...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 666 reads 1 comments

  18. NBA Trade Rumors: Predicting Where Dwight Howard Lands If He's Not Traded

    Dwight Howard is both the biggest name and the biggest man on the NBA trading block. The Orlando Magic center, who will enter free agency at the conclusion of this season, has been the subject of trade rumors ever since the lockout came to an end...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 7,714 reads 77 comments

  19. Ryan Braun PED Ban Overturned: How It Will Affect Future Positive PED Tests

    Just because something has "never happened before" doesn't mean it won't ever happen. That's one of several lessons learned from last night's groundbreaking decision to overturn the ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 162 reads 3 comments

  20. Roy Oswalt Wants to Come to the Rescue This Summer: Who Will Come Calling?

    Yankee fans know this routine very well. A veteran pitcher doesn't receive the type of offer from a team he likes in the offseason...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,533 reads 8 comments

  21. David Ortiz Joins the Growing Chorus of Players Ready to Move Past 2011

    Josh Beckett, Clay Buchholz, Jon Lester and now David Ortiz . How many players need to speak out and discuss the collapse of the 2011? How many times does the popular narrative ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,456 reads 1 comments

  22. Yankees Baseball: Who Would Replace Mariano? No One, He's One of a Kind

    Ever since the implication that Mariano Rivera might retire at the conclusion of the 2012 baseball season was uttered, the question has been raised. "Who will take his place?" That's the easiest question in the world to answer...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 466 reads 2 comments

  23. Theo Epstein Compensation: Is This a Good Deal for the Boston Red Sox?

    The long and seemingly endless saga of Theo Epstein 's compensation finally came to its conclusion. The teams announced today that the Boston Red Sox received 26-year-old pitcher ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,484 reads 25 comments

  24. MLB Free Agency: 5 Best Out-of-Nowhere Deals This Offseason

    Sometimes free agents telegraph their intent. The teams pursuing them are transparent. The player's desire to sign with that team is somewhat overt as well...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 277 reads 0 comments

  25. Boston Celtics: It's Time to Blow This Up and Reload

    Done, it's over. The best players are too old and the young players aren't good enough. It's not really anyone's "fault" per se, but it's an inevitable occurrence...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,985 reads 55 comments