1. Enough with the Baseball Controversy: Let's Just Play Ball

    April 5 is the start of the 2009 baseball season...and I can hardly wait. This offseason was filled with the usual suspects: Free agency, major and minor trades, the failing economy, the WBC, ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 229 reads 84 comments

  2. Runnin' Rebels-Wildcats: UNLV Loses Season Finale to Kentucky in NIT

    The UNLV Runnin' Rebels played the Kentucky Wildcats to a draw in the second half of their first-round encounter in the NIT. The problem with that? They were down 10 at the half, and so lost to Kentucky 70-60...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 278 reads 16 comments

  3. Runnin' Rebels-Aztecs: UNLV Loses in Mountain West Tournament to San Diego State

    The picture above says it all.Although he gave one of the finest performances of his star-studded four-year career with the Rebels, Wink Adams came up short of leading UNLV to a victory over ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: From Fan to Fantasyland

    I am old school. I remember sitting in the bleachers in Ebbetts Field in the 1950s. My first game was, I think, the Dodgers against the Phillies in 1951. I was six...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 232 reads 56 comments

  5. Runnin' Rebels-Aztecs: UNLV Loses Regular Season Finale to San Diego State

    The 2008-9 regular season for the Mountain West Conference ended on a losing note for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels, as they lost their second straight 46-point effort to the San Diego State Aztecs 57-46 before a sellout Senior Night crowd at the Cox Center...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 49 reads 2 comments

  6. UNLV-Air Force: Rebels Clip Falcons Wings

    It was White Out Senior Night at the Thomas and Mack Center on the campus of UNLV, and just short of 15,000 white shirts saw the Rebels win their most sloppy game to date with a 46-43 victory over the Falcons from the Air Force Academy...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  7. Omar For The Last Time, Please Re-Sign Pedro

    Three months ago, when I first joined Bleacher Report, the Mets had broken my heart again for the third straight year. I knew then that the fate of my favorite Mets player was sealed...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 93 reads 16 comments

  8. New York Mets May Move Jose Reyes from Leadoff to Third in Their Batting Order

    Winter is finally over, the cold sting Mets fans have held in their hearts since last September, the feeling of loss they’ve suffered two consecutive years, is over...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 212 reads 47 comments

  9. UNLV Runnin' Rebels Lose a "Must Win" Game

    At 7 feet and 2 inches senior center Luke Nevill has emerged as the single most powerful presence in the Mountain West Conference. For the past four years Nevill has been the centerpiece for the University of Utah's Runnin' Utes...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  10. UNLV-BYU: Rebels Prevail in a Must-Win Game Against Cougars

    The first sellout since 1993 saw the UNLV Runnin' Rebels sweep the season series from the BYU Cougars with a tingling one-point win, 75-74...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 74 reads 7 comments

  11. The Over/Under on Luis Castillo's Tenure as a Starter: A New York Mets Contest

    This is terrible, I must admit. But for the way Luis Castillo came to play last season totally unprepared, I have yet forgiven him. Today, in his first day in Port St...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 170 reads 72 comments

  12. UNLV-Wyoming: Rebels Get Roped in Laramie

    The way to beat the UNLV Runnin' Rebels, whether it's on the road or at the Thomas and Mack, seems to be pretty simple...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 65 reads 2 comments

  13. Signing Ivan Rodriguez Would Upgrade Mets Offense

    All winter long I have been hearing criticism about the catching situation of the New York Mets. So-called experts are saying that 32-year-old Brian Schneider is not the answer. Let's look at the numbers...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 480 reads 36 comments

  14. New York Mets Pitching: Fighting For The Five Spot

    The New York Mets have a battle on their hands for the number 5 spot in the rotation. Five pitchers have legitimate shots to get that role. Tim Redding, Freedy Garcia, Livan Hernandez, John Niese, and Bobby Parnell are the leading candidates...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 237 reads 34 comments

  15. UNLV-CSU: Runnin' Rebels Roll By Rams

    Tre'Von Willis led six Rebels to double digit scoring as they trounced the Colorado State Rams 89-70 in front of 13,529 fans at the Thomas and Mack Center...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  16. UNLV-TCU: Rebels Rebound With a 71-57 Victory

    12,178 very happy fans left the Thomas and Mack Center and breathed a collective sigh of relief as the UNLV Runnin' Rebels bounced back from their disappointing two-game overtime losing ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 34 reads 0 comments

  17. Baseball Needs a Savior

    The picture is funny. The story is not. Major League Baseball, no, baseball as a whole, has suffered a critical if not mortal wound this week as the "Steroid Era" has reared its ugly head once more, only this time to take down its greatest star...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 161 reads 27 comments

  18. Death of Major League Baseball and The Hall of Fame

    "Every time I try to get out, they keep pulling me back in," says Michael Corleone, from The Godfather Part III. Just when most of us believed we had turned the page on the "Steroid Era," Sports Illustrated...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 226 reads 15 comments

  19. Attention Bleacher Report: This Needs To Be Addressed

    This picture is a Mug Shot taken of John Leyritz. He is not the person this article is addressed to. It is about a member of this great Bleacher Report site who has severly crossed the line and needs to be thrown off this site...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 321 reads 45 comments

  20. UNLV Drops Second Straight In Overtime to New Mexico 73-69

    For the third time in as many years it certainly looks like the UNLV Runnin' Rebels entrance to the NCAA Tournament is going to have to take the route to get there by winning the Mountain West Conference Tournament...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 297 reads 0 comments

  21. 2009 New York Mets Assessment: The Bullpen

    With pitchers and catchers reporting only days away, the greatest anticipation for the New York Mets this season will be how this year's bullpen will differ from the one that lost so many games last year...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 219 reads 30 comments

  22. UNLV-San Diego State: Rebels Lose Hearbreaker in Overtime

    The UNLV Runnin' Rebels, in what many consider the most important game of the year so far, came up just a little bit short, as they lost to the San Diego State Aztecs 68-66 in overtime in front ...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 80 reads 2 comments

  23. Team for Sale: The New York Mets

    This is not another attempt a humorous article. My last one bombed. The New York Mets are in serious trouble and the problem starts at the top. It has been documented ad nauseam about the last three September collapses...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 97 reads 2 comments

  24. The Reorganization of Baseball for the 21st Century

    Believe it or not, this is not an attempt at humor on my part. It was inspired by an article about throwing Tampa Bay and Toronto out of the American League East—so kudos to that...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 548 reads 4 comments

  25. New York Mets Re-sign Oliver Perez, Should Pursue Ramirez

    The New York Mets have signed Oliver Perez to a three-year, $36 million contract without a fourth year option. The only thing left to resolve is whether a fourth year will be included based on the number of innings pitched...

    Richard Marsh Written by Richard Marsh about over 5 years ago 445 reads 8 comments