1. Manny Ramirez Signs with Oakland A's: Why This Is a Great Low-Risk Move for A's

    The odd offseason continues in Oakland . How else does one explain a team that has seemingly gotten both older and younger in one offseason? The latest odd move? The A's have inked Manny Ramirez to a one-year, $500,000 deal...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 912 reads 0 comments

  2. Red Sox Fans: Are You Rooting for Papelbon in Philadelphia? You Should Be

    The losses of Theo Epstein and Terry Francona last season are both going to be hard to quantify for Red Sox fans in the short term...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,219 reads 8 comments

  3. Jeremy Lin and Our Nation's Thirst for Short Stories

    Have you heard about Jeremy Lin ? I bet you have. I bet you've read countless stories, seen his plays repeated on Sportscenter. Read numerous columns about his amazing path to the NBA ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,580 reads 9 comments

  4. Wakefield Calls it Quits: Looking Back on a Career

    Tim Wakefield 's retirement closes one of the more unique careers in baseball history. Wakefield was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the eighth round of the 1988 Amateur Draft as a first baseman...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,202 reads 4 comments

  5. Boston Red Sox Spring Training: Slimmer, Healthy with a Chip on Their Shoulders

    Pitchers and Catcher don't have to be at Fort Meyers until Sunday. But that hasn't stopped a number of them from showing up early. With portions of the New England media still fixated on accountability for last season ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 928 reads 1 comments

  6. MLB Offseason: 10 Boring Moves That Are More Than Meets the Eye

    Every offseason features the "big" deals. The blockbusters. Whether it's Pujols and Fielder changing teams this year or Adrian Gonzalez being dealt for a package of top prospects last ...

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  7. Boston Red Sox 2012: The Most Important Preseason Information so Far

    Yes, there are the offseason acquisitions. Yes, you've got openings in right field, at shortstop and in the starting rotation. Those are all important issues...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,242 reads 1 comments

  8. Knicks Basketball: Jeremy Lin-Tim Tebow Comparisons Are a Joke, Right?

    When I first heard that people were comparing Jeremy Lin to Tim Tebow, I assumed they were joking. Seriously? Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin? It's not even close, ladies and gentlemen...

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  9. One More Year of David Ortiz: Debating the Merits of the Red Sox Deal

    In the end, it was simply a "meet me halfway" agreement. David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox , who had been at odds over a potential future contract since the end of last season, settled on a one year deal worth $14...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 562 reads 1 comments

  10. Randy Moss: Would He Be a Good Fit for the New England Patriots?

    It's been only 24 hours since Randy Moss announced that he would like to return to the NFL next season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 1,632 reads 17 comments

  11. Jeremy Lin Exposes Flaws of New York Knicks Team Chemistry

    Attention all teams seeking to sell out their current rosters to acquire Dwight Howard : Please direct your attention to The New York Knicks ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 2,180 reads 7 comments

  12. Yoenis Cespedes Signs with Oakland A's: 5 Most Shocking Offseason Moves

    Yoenis Cespedes, the Cuban defector whose prodigious athleticism made him one of baseball's more intriguing free agents, has signed with the Oakland A's ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 331 reads 1 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox: 4 Critical Spring Training Items

    It's not unusual for teams to enter Spring Training with questions. Positions, batting order, starters, closers, relievers. Baseball teams feature so many players who play key roles...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 3,847 reads 2 comments

  14. Boston Red Sox: Josh Beckett Might Just Have a Point

    The funny thing about the end of the 2011 Red Sox season is that there's never really been any sort of settled story about what exactly transpired as the Red Sox stumbled to a third place American League East finish...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 6,735 reads 32 comments

  15. Boston Sports Fans: Stop Complaining, Things Could Be Much Worse

    It was a tough way to end a season. Losing the Super Bowl in the final minutes to a New York Giants team that the New England Patriots desperately wanted to beat...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 254 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB Free Agency: 10 Available Veterans Who Can Be Vital to Postseason Rosters

    Hey, remember how on December 4th, 2010 every single sports media outlet and social media site screamed with news of veteran free agent Lance Berkman signing with the St...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 524 reads 1 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant Tops 5 Best NBA Players of the Post-Michael Jordan Era

    Two nights ago Kobe Bryant passed his former teammate Shaquille O'Neal to become the NBA 's fifth- ranked all-time leading scorer. It's yet another impressive accomplishment in what is becoming an increasingly spectacular career...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 5,786 reads 50 comments

  18. Roy Oswalt: Do the Red Sox Really Want Him for 2012?

    There's been a lot of attention given to the potential comings and goings of Roy Oswalt over the past few weeks. He's been rumored to be headed to Texas, St. Louis or any number of other cities ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 823 reads 3 comments

  19. Super Bowl 2012: The Useless 'Blame Game' Is Not Worth Playing

    They say you win or lose as a team. But in the aftermath of the Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, fans and media members disagreed with that sentiment...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 336 reads 1 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox: The Spotlight Called and It's Inviting You Back

    It's going to take Patriot fans a while to get over the devastating loss that the team and, of course, it's fans just absorbed in Indianapolis...

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  21. Boston Red Sox 2012 Rotation: There's a Big 3 Up Front

    It's not that there aren't some legitimate questions about the Red Sox and their rotation heading into the 2012 season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,652 reads 27 comments

  22. Josh Hamilton's Rumored Relapse: This Story Is Sad but Not Shocking

    The story streaked across the Internet with as much speed and ferocity as any major online rumor would. Josh Hamilton , the 2010 American League Most Valuable Player and the No...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 4,047 reads 0 comments

  23. Boston Red Sox: 5 Under the Radar Free Agents Who Paid off

    By now there's not one Red Sox fan who needs to be reminded of the free agent disappointments of the past. Mike Cameron, John Lackey, Julio Lugo and Edgar Renteria. Everyone knows who they are, what they cost and what the results were...

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  24. MLB Trade Scenarios: 7 Jaw-Dropping Deals We May See This Season

    As summer approaches film buffs and baseball fans both share an anticipation of the "summer blockbuster." It seems as if every summer there's a big film or two that dominate the box office...

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  25. Blake Griffin Dunk: A Great Play That Has Already Been Overhyped

    For NBA players, coaches and fans who at any point have been concerned that people spend more time watching the NBA for style than substance last night provided a succinct answer...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about over 2 years ago 509 reads 1 comments