1. Bountygate: Why Anyone Has Empathy for the Saints Is a Great Question

    It's now been well over 24 hours since the commissioner of the NFL levied some stiff penalties against the Saints in response to the "Bountygate" scandal. The reaction has spanned the range from total approval to near outrage ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 350 reads 0 comments

  2. Chipper Jones' Retirement: Where Does He Rank Among Best Third Basemen Ever?

    Yesterday, a man who most baseball fans (with the possible exception of Mets fans) would consider one of the greatest third basemen of all time announced his intention to retire following the 2012 season...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 785 reads 5 comments

  3. New York Knicks Should Ride out Mike Woodson, Recruit Phil Jackson Next Year

    It only took a few hours. A few hours after former New York Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni resigned last Wednesday, Phil Jackson's name was being bandied about as a possible replacement ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,938 reads 12 comments

  4. Predicting the Boston Celtics Roster Next Season

    The upcoming offseason is poised to be one of the most eventful in recent memory for the Boston Celtics. Of "The Big Three," two could be gone next year...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 18,855 reads 134 comments

  5. MLB: 10 Veterans Who Have Struggled This Spring

    Spring Training. It could mean "hope" for young players with something to prove. It's "another day at the office" for players in their prime who need not worry about their spot on a team...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 Reasons the Knicks and Sixers Are Going in Opposite Directions

    Even in a shortened NBA season, the various plots can twist and turn, and one team's fortunes can look so bright at one point, only to reverse direction as the season wears on...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 7,034 reads 71 comments

  7. Texas Rangers' Roster Battles: 3 Most Intriguing Spring Position Battles

    It's the same for every team to an extent. January turns to February, pitchers and catchers head south followed by position players...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,865 reads 0 comments

  8. Orlando Magic vs Chicago Bulls: Live Scores, Highlights and Analysis

    It's the Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic , but it's not Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose . Rose is out nursing a pulled groin, but it's still a matchup of two of the league's best teams...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,969 reads 9 comments

  9. NBA Trades: 5 Bold Predictions for Every Team That Made a Trade

    The trade deadline has come and gone. Every team that made a deal has a set of expectations in accord with that deal. Rarely does everything go exactly as planned...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 2,702 reads 2 comments

  10. Why Kobe Bryant Does Like the Moves the Lakers Made at the Trade Deadline

    Kobe Bryant is arguably the greatest competitor the NBA has seen since Michael Jordan retired. As much as Kobe Bryant will miss Derek Fisher , and as much as Bryant is not ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 8,658 reads 22 comments

  11. Andy Pettitte Returns: Would Jesus Montero Still Be a Yankee If He Never Left?

    Andy Pettitte is one of the most popular players of the Joe Torre era that netted the Yankee franchise four World Series rings and six trips to the October classic...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,406 reads 24 comments

  12. NBA Rumors: 9 Teams Who Must Sign Players off Scrapheap

    The trade deadline has passed, but that doesn't mean that every team that had needs was able address them. Some teams just could not find a trade they liked or the right partner to trade with...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 920 reads 3 comments

  13. Why Dwight Howard Will Never Win Back Respect After 'The Indecision'

    Dwight Howard is not leaving the Orlando Magic . Not this year, possibly not next year and if he were to sign a contract extension, then potentially for the remainder of his entire career...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,823 reads 12 comments

  14. How Wilson Chandler's Addition Will Improve Nuggets' Playoff Chances

    It appears that Wilson Chandler may be finally be returning to the Denver Nuggets . The versatile swingman was one of several valuable pieces the Nuggets acquired from the New ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 3,516 reads 3 comments

  15. NBA Trades: Why Wizards Adding Nene Will Have Positive Impact on John Wall

    Sports cliches are in fact "cliches" because they're used often and because there is often a degree of truth to them. Surely you've heard of "addition by subtraction?" Apparently, the Washington Wizards have as well...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 2,097 reads 6 comments

  16. Latest Experts Comments and Laker Reaction to Derek Fisher Trade

    "They traded their soul."- Bill Plaschke L.A.Times 3/15/12 Derek Fisher is in his 16th NBA season, and he has only spent three of those not wearing the purple and gold uniform of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 3,262 reads 5 comments

  17. Carmelo Anthony Will Be New York Knicks' Savior by Season's End

    With only 23 games remaining in the NBA regular season, not only do the New York Knicks need to improve but they need to improve quickly...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 8,663 reads 55 comments

  18. The 10 Biggest Losers from NBA Trade Deadline Drama

    Everyone always remembers the "winners" at a trade deadline. The "losers" get remembered also, but sometimes no one even realizes they lost. That old adage, "You can't win if you don't play," doesn't apply at trade deadline time...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,289 reads 0 comments

  19. Richard Jefferson to Warriors: Winners and Losers from Warriors-Spurs Deal

    The trade that went down this afternoon that sent Richard Jefferson and a 2012 first-round draft pick from the San Antonio Spurs to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 11,216 reads 11 comments

  20. Updated Power Ranking of the New Western Conference

    The NBA Trade Deadline has come and gone, and with it a flurry of deals both major and minor took place. The teams in the NBA's Western Conference seemed to have been the most active in adding and subtracting players on their rosters...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 2,657 reads 20 comments

  21. Ramon Sessions to Los Angeles: Breaking Down the Lakers' New Lineup

    Little trades can have big impacts. Earlier today one such trade transpired . The Los Angeles Lakers sent Jason Kapono and Luke Walton along with a protected 2012 first-round ...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 12,031 reads 44 comments

  22. Ramon Sessions to Lakers: Why Sessions Is the Steal of the NBA Trade Deadline

    There are a lot of teams in the NBA that need a fair amount of help with their rosters to legitimately feel confident about winning an NBA title this coming June. The Los Angeles Lakers are not one of those teams...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 2,506 reads 5 comments

  23. Odds on Dwight Howard Winning a Championship in Orlando in the Next 2 Seasons

    So it's official. Dwight Howard , host of his own running documentary special "The Indecision" which has been running for nearly a year, has actually done something on which that he can't backtrack...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 649 reads 1 comments

  24. Carmelo Anthony Needs Phil Jackson to Repair Damaged NBA Legacy

    Mike D'Antoni is gone. That may be good news for Knicks fans, but there's another ramification of his departure. All the pressure on the Knicks to perform now shifts to someone else...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 1,913 reads 6 comments

  25. 10 Dark-Horse Candidates for AL Cy Young

    If you want to make some safe guesses as to who will win the American League Cy Young Award this coming season, it's pretty easy. Start with returning award winner Justin Verlander...

    Ben Shapiro Written by Ben Shapiro about 3 years ago 647 reads 0 comments