1. Cardinals vs. Giants: Biggest X-Factors for Each Team in Game 7

    The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will square off in a decisive Game 7 of the NLCS on Monday night For the Cardinals, they have a chance to make their second World Series appearance in two years...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 2,036 reads 0 comments

  2. SEC Football: Most Overrated Teams in Power Conference

    The NCAA football season is entering Week 9, and with six undefeated teams in the Top 10, the BCS picture is starting to shape up. Among those six teams, only two are from the SEC, with four teams from the conference in the Top 10...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 6,732 reads 39 comments

  3. 8 Reasons the Boston Red Sox Rebuilding Process Won't Take Long

    Reeling from a 69-93 record in 2012, Red Sox Nation has one question: how soon? How soon until a return to dominance? How soon until a return to relevance? How soon until the Boston ...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 4,711 reads 22 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: The 7 Most Likely Deals to Occur This Offseason

    With a stunted free agent class, the MLB can expect plenty of trade rumors this offseason. The bar was set pretty high in July and August when many blockbuster trades were made...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 23,933 reads 64 comments

  5. New England Patriots: 6 Reasons Wes Welker Is Key to Another Super Bowl Run

    With his 138-yard performance last Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks , I think it's safe to say that the " Wes Welker is done as a Patriot" talk can finally come to a close. The Welker rumor mill has been turning for some time...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 2,503 reads 2 comments

  6. New England Patriots: 4 Reasons They'll Light Up the Jets' Defense This Sunday

    This Sunday, the New England Patriots and New York Jets will be squaring off for the first time in 2012. The prize on the line is a top spot in the AFC East...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 1,956 reads 3 comments

  7. Cardinals vs. Giants: Tim Lincecum Has Earned Game 4 Start

    The San Francisco Giant's rotation is sinking, and it could land on Tim Lincecum to keep their playoff hopes afloat. But at this point does he deserve it? The man dubbed "Big Time Timmy Jim" was anything but in 2012...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 1,144 reads 0 comments

  8. Broncos vs Chargers: Players Who Will Decide Outcome

    Monday night, the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers will face off in a game with big implications for the AFC West. If the Chargers win they move to 4-2, furthering their foothold in the division...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 1,230 reads 0 comments

  9. Arizona Cardinals: 5 Reasons John Skelton Will Reclaim the Starting Job

    When John Skelton went down with an ankle injury in the season opener, things looked dire for the Arizona Cardinals . Then Kevin Kolb did something he's never done before: he stepped up...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about over 1 year ago 1,509 reads 41 comments

  10. 6 Reasons Rob Gronkowski Is More Important Than Aaron Hernandez

    Never before have the New England Patriots had a more dynamic duo of tight ends than they do now. Rob Gronkowski. Aaron Hernandez . Both players have been absolute beasts in the NFL , and are a huge part of the Patriots' offense...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 880 reads 24 comments

  11. Arizona Cardinals: 4 Ways Ken Whisenhunt Is Saving His Job This Season

    Who would have thought that after five games into 2012, the Arizona Cardinals would be tied for the division lead. But here we are, the Cardinals are 4-1 and tied with the 49ers for first place in the NFC West...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 1,713 reads 7 comments

  12. MLB Playoffs: Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds Will Collapse After Fast Starts

    With the playoffs well underway, there have been some quick starts for teams. The Tigers and Reds are on the verge of sweeps, with both teams up 2-0...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 2,378 reads 30 comments

  13. Michigan Football: How the Wolverines Can Climb Back into the Rankings

    For a team that kicked off the season ranked No. 8, 2012 has not gone Michigan's way. This was the year for them to make a statement. They opened their season at Alabama and faced a schedule filled with heavy-hitting opponents...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 2,939 reads 25 comments

  14. 5 Predictions for the Boston Red Sox's Offseason

    Reeling from their worst season in years, the Boston Red Sox have plenty of spots to upgrade before 2013. Their lineup has holes, their rotation needs an ace and their bullpen could use some improvements...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 7,959 reads 39 comments

  15. 10 Reasons to Believe Oregon State Is for Real in 2012

    In week two, the Oregon State Beavers upset No. 13 Wisconsin. It was a big win, but one that came at home against the obviously overrated Badgers. Then they had a week off with their bye...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 3,198 reads 8 comments

  16. MLB Free-Agent Predictions: The Ideal Destination for the Top 10 Players

    With the 2012 postseason about to begin, it's never to soon to talk about free agency. And while this upcoming crop of free agents isn't as strong as years past, there are still several players to be excited about...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 7,470 reads 48 comments

  17. Nordsjaelland vs. Chelsea: Key Players in Champions League Clash

    October 2, represents the home opener for the Nordsjaelland Tigers, who are looking for respect within the UEFA. Unfortunately, their opponent is Chelsea . The Blues enter as heavy favorites, but they can't let over confidence strike...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 2,555 reads 1 comments

  18. NBA 2K13: Best New Features You'll Love

    NBA 2K has started to run away with the basketball simulation genre. After 2K12 was such a big hit, many were wondering how they could improve on the experience. Well, first you get Jay-Z involved as an executive producer...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 71,615 reads 25 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox: 5 Silver Linings from an Awful Disaster of a Season

    Well, Sox fans, our nightmare is almost over. With Sunday's loss to the Orioles , the Boston Red Sox are now three games away from the end of the 2012 nightmare season. There will be no playoffs...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 3,112 reads 1 comments

  20. 10 MLB Managers Past and Present Who Best Commanded the Dugout

    If I've learned anything this baseball season, it's the importance of a manager. That's mostly because I'm a Boston Red Sox fan. It's true, though. At times it's easy to ignore the manager, especially if he's surrounded with enough star power...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 1,534 reads 0 comments

  21. 5 Soon-to-Be MLB Free Agents Who Will Lose Millions in October

    This will be an exciting October. There are some great teams in the playoffs and some great players as well. While some will explode with godly stats, others with disappear and disappoint...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 2,951 reads 3 comments

  22. 10 Reasons Latest Red Sox Rock Bottom Is Worse Than the Curse Years

    Ask any fan of the Boston Red Sox what the worst stretch in franchise history is, and they'll tell you the 86 years of the Curse of the Bambino. Ask any fan what the lowest moment in franchise history is, and chances are they'll tell you right now...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 1,468 reads 5 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Players on Losing Teams Who Will Stop Caring in September

    Every fantasy league has that guy. Things roll around to September and his team stinks. He's far out of first place and absolutely gives up. Well, the MLB has those same kind of personalities...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox: 5 Third Basemen They Should Aim to Pick Up off Waivers

    It's just been that kind of year. Nothing has gone right for the Boston Red Sox . Their lone bright spot, rookie Will Middlebrooks, hit .288/.325/.509 with 15 home runs before breaking his wrist...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 3,368 reads 7 comments

  25. 5 Reasons to Still Care About Fantasy Baseball at This Point in the Season

    It's mid-August. You're in, or near, the bottom of the barrel. Your playoff hopes are completely toast. You just don't care. Well, start caring. Fantasy sports are a thing of pride...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 1,054 reads 3 comments