1. 10 Reasons the Oakland A's Didn't Need to Make a Big Deadline Splash

    The Oakland Athletics were surprisingly quiet at the trade deadline this year, but the organization made the right choice to stand pat—now they'll avoid several costly pitfalls...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 651 reads 4 comments

  2. London Olympics 2012: Why the Summer Edition Trumps the Winter Games

    We're already halfway through the 2012 London Olympics and the Games have provided numerous reminders of why the summer competition is much more intriguing than its winter counterpart...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 4,302 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 WWE Divas We'd Never Take Home to Mom

    The majority of conversations regarding WWE Divas tend to be about their unbelievably good looks and stunning bodies—then there are the Divas who spark the thought: "Yikes, there's no way I'd take her home to meet my mom...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 59,212 reads 141 comments

  4. 9 Reasons This Year's Oakland A's Are Better Than the Moneyball A's

    The 2002 "Moneyball" version of the Oakland Athletics had an amazing 20-game win streak on their way to 103 wins—still, this year's A's are better. There are still 60 games left to play...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,549 reads 2 comments

  5. 8 WWE Superstars We'd Want to Have a Drink With

    For WWE fans 21 and over, there wouldn't be a better fan experience than to grab a drink with a WWE superstar. No matter who the superstar is—John Cena on down to Michael McGillicutty—it would be pretty awesome...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 22,155 reads 175 comments

  6. Summer Olympics 2012: Events Even the Casual Sports Fan Must Watch

    With more than three dozen events taking place during the course of 17 days, it's difficult to find the time and motivation to watch all of them...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 778 reads 1 comments

  7. Olympic Swimming Highlights 2012: Analyzing Top Moments from Day 1

    Swimming kicked off day one of the Olympic Games in fine fashion, complete with several jaw-dropping moments, come from behind wins, disappointments and the first of two matchups between Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 5,486 reads 0 comments

  8. Alex Morgan: Why USA Superstar Is More Intriguing Than Hope Solo

    Hope Solo has become synonymous with the United States women's soccer team, but in 2012 it will be forward Alex Morgan who leads the show and becomes the face of the team. One is a goalie, the other a striker...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,836 reads 0 comments

  9. London 2012: Why Ryan Lochte Will Steal Michael Phelps' Thunder

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte may not capture gold medals out from underneath teammate Michael Phelps in the two races they'll compete, but Lochte is already stealing headlines and fans...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,116 reads 0 comments

  10. Opening Ceremony 2012: How London Compared to Spectacle in Beijing

    The 2012 Summer Olympics have officially kicked off, and while London's rendition of the ceremonial start wasn't quite the spectacle Beijing produced, it still put forth a quality effort full of memorable moments...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 7,339 reads 7 comments

  11. Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012: Highlighting Most Jaw-Dropping Moments

    As tradition stands, the Olympic Games are proceeded by Olympic-size entertainment, and this year in London was no different. The opening ceremony featured many lengthy segments highlighting England's history and accomplishments...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,832 reads 0 comments

  12. Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012: Celebrity Sightings at the 2012 Games

    Obviously, the marquee athletes who represent the United States and other countries are spotlighted throughout the Olympic Games, but that didn't mean they were the only celebrities at the opening ceremony...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 553 reads 0 comments

  13. WWE: Has AJ's 'Crazy' Gimmick Run Its Course?

    In half of WWE's gimmicks and feuds, the story line isn't developed quite enough, but in AJ's case, the "crazy chick" shtick needs to find a quick end and soon...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 3,345 reads 43 comments

  14. 13 Reasons the Oakland A's Are the Most Fun Team in Baseball

    If I were to tell you at the beginning of the season that the Oakland Athletics would be one of the most exciting teams in baseball and in the hunt for a wild-card spot, you probably wouldn't have believed me...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,886 reads 2 comments

  15. WWE Raw 1000: Ranking the Legends' Appearances on the Show

    The 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw flooded the memory banks with appearance after appearance by some of the greatest WWE superstars in the Raw era. While many had brief cameos, others closed out the milestone event leaving lasting questions...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 42,111 reads 195 comments

  16. Ichiro and the 7 Current Major Leaguers Most Associated with One City

    According to Yes Network's Jack Curry , the Seattle Mariners have traded Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees , marking the end of Suzuki's Seattle chapter—the only chapter in his Major League Baseball career after 12 years...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 1,265 reads 1 comments

  17. WWE Raw and SmackDown: Ranking the Recent Interim GMs

    Between John Laurinaitis' firing and the 1000th episode of Raw, the WWE Board of Directors tasked five individuals with keeping things in order on an interim basis. Most were average to bad, but one nailed it...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 202 reads 39 comments

  18. WWE: Why the Company Needs to Focus on the Tag Championships

    It's a head-scratching conundrum why the WWE has basically ignored the tag team division, but now is as good a time as any—maybe even the best time in recent memory—to recommit to this area of the company...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 5,023 reads 40 comments

  19. WWE: What Should Be Done to Improve the Quality of the Show?

    On July 23, Monday Night Raw—the 1,000th episode—expands to three hours, but if WWE hopes to keep fans awake and entertained for that duration, certain changes must be made...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 6,386 reads 88 comments

  20. WWE Money in the Bank Results: How Did It Compare to Other 2012 PPVs so Far?

    With Money in the Bank complete, WWE fans have been treated to seven pay-per-views so far in 2012. And while MITB was a decent show, it wasn't even close to being the best of the year...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 11,100 reads 60 comments

  21. 5 Oakland A's Who Need to Step Up to Win the AL Wild Card

    The Oakland Athletics are only 1.5 games back from a wild-card spot, but a few of their "superstars" are going to have to amp up their play if the A's are going to make playoffs...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,181 reads 6 comments

  22. WWE Money in the Bank 2012 Results: Questions Answered and Lessons Learned

    Money in the Bank 2012 is in the books and many questions lingering from the build up have been answered with authority, while others—well—still linger...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 19,810 reads 73 comments

  23. WWE Money in the Bank 2012: Ranking WWE Championship Contenders' Chances

    With only former champions able to participate in the WWE Championship Money in the Bank match, there's an epic battle of superstars brewing whether John Cena, Kane , Chris Jericho or the Big Show wins...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 2,538 reads 24 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Pros & Cons of the Oakland A's Being Full-Fledged Sellers

    No one outside of Oakland Athletics management can be sure what the team will do at this year's trade deadline, but history, being nine games back and having two powerhouse in-division rivals point to the A's being sellers once again...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 1,229 reads 5 comments

  25. WWE Money in the Bank 2012: Ranking World Heavyweight Title Contenders' Chances

    There are eight competitors for the World Heavyweight contract at Money in the Bank—a few are jokes, some will potentially shine but fall short and others are clear favorites...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 years ago 5,059 reads 69 comments