1. Jonathan Papelbon Signs with Phillies: Will the Red Sox Sign Ryan Madson?

    Six weeks after the epic September collapse that would cost Terry Francona his job. Two and a half weeks after former General Manager Theo Epstein was introduced as the President ...

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  2. 5 Things Doc Rivers Can Still Teach Rajon Rondo as an NBA Point Guard

    The relationships between players and coaches can vary at the professional level. Some players look to the coach for nothing more than drawing up the X's and O's of the game...

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  3. Penn State Riots: Misplaced Anger, Misplaced Priorities

    In what may go down as one of the most stupid and misguided student protests in the long, storied history of student protests in both this nation and around the world, Penn State ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,978 reads 0 comments

  4. Joe Paterno Brings Down "Happy Valley" and Penn State University.

    If it was Joe Paterno that created, nurtured, and grew the Penn State University athletic program into one of the NCAA's crown jewels, then it may in fact be fitting that he is the only one that has the power to destroy it...

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  5. 10 Under-the-Radar MLB Storylines Heading into the Offseason

    By now we all know all the big-name, high-profile free agents that will make and dominate the headlines this coming baseball offseason: Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, Jose Reyes and C...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 427 reads 0 comments

  6. Jeff Green: How Can the Boston Celtics Effectively Utilize the Talented Forward?

    When the Celtics made the controversial decision to trade fan favorite Kendrick Perkins last February, it was met with a fair amount of fan and media skepticism. The immediate aftermath didn't do much to alleviate those feelings...

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  7. Jose Reyes to Marlins Rumors: Why It Makes Sense for the New Miami Marlins

    Just in case anyone was beginning to feel a bit of a seasonal chill in the air along comes the baseball hot stove season to heat things up. One week ago the New York Yankees headed off the potential free agency of ace pitcher, C...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 518 reads 0 comments

  8. Patriot Fans: Stop Worrying About Brady and Start Worrying About Defense

    Tune in to ESPN and you hear the analysts talking about it. Open up the Boston Papers or listen to talk radio and you hear the hosts and callers talking about it. "It" is Tom Brady and the concerns are as follows...

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  9. Yoennis Cespedes: Where Will the Latest Cuban Superstar Land?

    In the year 1911, 23 year old Rafael Almeida took the field to play third base for the Cincinnati Reds . He was the first Cuban born player to ever play in the Major Leagues. He wouldn't be the last though, not by a long shot...

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  10. Red Sox Trade Rumors: 9 Teams That Would Want Josh Beckett

    It's almost as if Josh Beckett had two separate seasons in 2011. First there was everything that happened up until September 5th 2011. Then there was everything that has happened since then...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 3,350 reads 27 comments

  11. MLB Free Agents 2012: Prince Fielder and the Top 7 Teams That Could Pursue Him

    Free agency starts with Albert Pujols this offseason. His prolific bat and the numbers he's produced over his career are going to land him a deal around or exceeding $200 million...

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  12. NBA Free Agents 2011: Is Glen Davis Expendable or a Vital Part of Team's Future?

    To compete at the highest level in the NBA , a team needs a few key components. A big man who can rebound, defend and hit shots. He need not be a dominant offensive player but he must be able to knock down a few shots and hit some free throws...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,498 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 MLB Players with the Worst Offseason Work Ethics

    Every fan knows the feeling. We've all said it either out loud, under our breath or in our minds. "Are you kidding me? He's hurt again?!" It happens every season. It's inevitable...

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  14. 2012 MLB Free Agency: How Mark Cuban Buying the Dodgers Would Impact Offseason

    If the Los Angeles Dodgers are currently at the low point in the franchise's long and illustrious history then would it be outrageous to suggest that it's fortunes could be dramatically ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 506 reads 0 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox Rebirth: What to Expect

    It's November first: Do you know who your Red Sox are? No, you don't. For those not in the know, the Red Sox have been MIA since late August...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 531 reads 0 comments

  16. Boston Celtics: Can Big Three Manage Big Minutes with Heavy Mileage on Bodies?

    They are unquestionably the heart and soul of the rejuvenated Celtics -- Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce , and Ray Allen. "The Big Three" have been an NBA force since the 2007-2008 season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 824 reads 1 comments

  17. C.C. Sabathia Re-Signs with Yankees: Where Else Would He Have Gone?

    This just in from the "Is anyone the slightest bit surprised?" department. CC Sabathia isn't leaving the New York Yankees this coming offseason. In fact, he's not even going to officially opt out of his contract...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  18. Patriot Nation and NFL Fans: Does Anyone Remember What a Rushing Offense Is?

    Patriot fans and NFL fans of all teams. Has anyone noticed that running the football still works? Not just in a " wow we just passed on 18 of the last 20 plays and look at how many yards we can gain on our sneaky run play" sort of way...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 211 reads 0 comments

  19. Tony LaRussa Retires: How His Influence Had a Negative Impact on Baseball

    I'm old enough to remember. I'm old enough to remember what it was like watching a baseball game that didn't feature six pitching changes in the final two or three innings...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 1,379 reads 8 comments

  20. 5 Things Doc Rivers Can Learn from Red Auerbach to Get Celtics Back to Finals

    Doc Rivers has won a ring, made two trips to the finals and owns a career postseason record of 51-44. Not bad, not as good as the man who's shadow he plays in...

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  21. Boston Red Sox Fans Welcome Texas Rangers Fans to the "One Strike Away" Club

    Red Sox fans have yet to fully recover from it. Sure, the 2004 and 2007 World Series titles were amazing. 2004 in particular was about as much positive baseball therapy as any fan could hope to receive over the course of one season...

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  22. 2012 World Series: Ranking 10 Teams Most Likely to Win It All Next Season

    What a series! The 2011 World Series is over. St. Louis Cardinals fans can celebrate until Opening Day next season. The players and baseball fans have some outstanding memories that will last for ages...

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  23. 2011 World Series: Ranking the 7 Greatest Game 6's in World Series History

    It's a best-of-seven series but, for some reason, the 'best' has traditionally taken place in the sixth game. The 2011 World Series had already created some classic moments before it entered Game Six on Thursday night in St...

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  24. MLB Free Agents 2012: NY Yankees Look to Prevent CC Sabathia from Hitting Market

    How important is CC Sabathia to the New York Yankees ? To answer that question, all one needs to do is to take notice that the Yankees are looking to lock-up Sabathia before he officially files for free agency...

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  25. 2011 World Series: Are the St. Louis Cardinals Asking MLB for a Rainout and Why?

    There is a meeting being held at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today. At that meeting the St. Louis Cardinals and their general manager, John Mozeliak, will reportedly raise the possibility of postponing tonight's Game 6 of the World Series...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about almost 3 years ago 3,336 reads 12 comments