1. Denver Broncos Must Trade Tim Tebow Before the 2012 NFL Draft

    Tim Tebow "burst" onto the NFL scene this year as an option quarterback for the Denver Broncos . He immediately sparked the previously 1-4 team to a 7-4 record and an eventual first-round playoff win...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about over 2 years ago 9,649 reads 420 comments

  2. Florida State Football: Recap of National Signing Day, 2012 Recruit Class

    The Florida State teams under Bobby Bowden in the early '90s were all about defense. They won two national titles and were perennial contenders. After this year's recruiting class, it appears the Seminoles are getting back to their defensive roots...

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  3. Florida State Football: Biggest Recruiting Busts of the Last 10 Years

    For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. A black to the white, and a yin to the yang. For every overachieving Tim Tebow, there is an underachieving Mitch Mustain...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about over 2 years ago 1,612 reads 2 comments

  4. Super Bowl XLVI: 10 Players to Watch Not Named Brady or Manning

    You already know these guys: Tom Brady and Eli Manning . One is the Golden Boy of the NFL , a "rags to riches" story of the NFL Draft, the former sixth round pick who has led the Patriots to three Super Bowl rings...

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  5. National Signing Day 2012: Top 5 Undecided Recruits

    National Signing Day is upon us once again! Just because there aren't any games being played doesn't mean there isn't any action! This is the season of heated recruiting battles, ...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about over 2 years ago 587 reads 1 comments

  6. Florida State Football: Is E.J. Manuel Living Up to the Hype?

    "As (E.J.) Manuel heads into his senior season, he has a chance to be the best in this class as he possesses great size, a live, big arm and tremendous athleticism. He is a pocket passer and a dual-threat guy all wrapped into one package...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about over 2 years ago 1,596 reads 3 comments

  7. NFL Draft: Top 10 Busts Since 2000

    Ryan Leaf, Brian Bosworth and Ki-Jana Carter all have one thing in common: They were top draft picks that imploded at the NFL level. But you already know the all-time list. It's been beaten to death...

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  8. NFL Draft 2012: 5 Teams That Need Andrew Luck

    "John Elway had the highest grade ever and that was back in the 1983 draft, ironically, out of Stanford. And certainly Andrew Luck will have the second highest grade behind Elway...

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  9. Why Paying for Elite Starting Pitching Is Overrated

    Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee , Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels. The Philadelphia Phillies built one of the greatest staffs in MLB history this past offseason. Writers were handing them the World Series before pitchers and catchers had even met...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about almost 3 years ago 870 reads 18 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders Acquire Carson Palmer from Cincinnati Bengals for Draft Picks

    Carson Palmer was traded to the Oakland Raiders prior to the NFL 's trade deadline today. Finally, something extravagant happens at the least exciting trade deadline in the four major sports...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about almost 3 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: 3 Reasons They Need Theo Epstein as General Manager

    The Chicago Cubs have been sputtering for ages. They've signed exciting power/speed players like Alfonso Soriano, imported Japanese greats like Kosuke Fukudome and even brought back stars of old like Kerry Wood...

    Joe Drake Written by Joe Drake about almost 3 years ago 419 reads 0 comments