1. Manchester United Transfer News: Red Devils Need to Bring Back Cristiano Ronaldo

    If Manchester United wants to make a real impact in the upcoming transfer season, bringing back Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right move...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about almost 2 years ago 29,508 reads 36 comments

  2. Oregon State Football: 4 Players Beavers Must Lean on in Alamo Bowl

    The Oregon State football team has gotten this far this season by working as a team. They have their standouts, but at the end of the day everyone has contributed to the big wins. The Alamo Bowl will be no different...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 1,848 reads 0 comments

  3. Is Red Sox' Offseason Anything More Than Window Dressing?

    The Boston Red Sox are a dark horse in 2013, but GM Ben Cherington continues his flurry of free-agent signings. What appears as an effort to compete is nothing but an illusion—in what can only be classified as a bridge year...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 1,362 reads 15 comments

  4. Signing Stephen Drew Is a Mistake for Boston Red Sox

    Jon Heymen of CBS Sports reported this morning that the Boston Red Sox have signed shortstop Stephen Drew to a one-year $9.5 million dollar deal...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 6,590 reads 60 comments

  5. R.A. Dickey: Cy Young Winner Isn't Worth Price to Blue Jays

    With news that the Toronto Blue Jays have come to an extension agreement with R.A. Dickey ( via ESPN ), the 2012 NL Cy Young winner should be in their rotation any day now. But based on the price they're paying, the Jays are making a huge mistake...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 3,652 reads 75 comments

  6. 49ers vs. Patriots: 5 Reasons High-Profile Matchup Will Produce Super Bowl Champ

    With tonight's matchup between the 49ers and Patriots a possible precursor to the Super Bowl , neither team failed to disappoint. With great coaches and elite role players, chances are one of these teams is bringing home a championship this season...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 323 reads 0 comments

  7. Contracts MLB Teams Should Already Regret

    It's been an exciting offseason, but from Flyin' Hawaiians to Korean imports, plenty of regrettable contracts have already been signed. The free-agent market isn't very deep, but there's plenty of players who can be defined as "bargain buys...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 12,903 reads 51 comments

  8. Ranking Brian Sabean's Best S.F. Giants Free Agent Finds of All Time

    From slugging utility players to diamond-in-the-rough aces, Brian Sabean 's career has been filled with a wealth of bargain free-agent signings. Sabean is often recognized for his eye for young talent rather than his signing of free agents...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 9,249 reads 20 comments

  9. Los Angeles Dodgers Prospects Who Could Make the Roster in 2013

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have some of the best depth in baseball. But with a few positional holes and some injury concerns, it could be up to their prospects to plug the leaks throughout 2013...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 6,606 reads 10 comments

  10. Texans vs. Patriots: Welker Will Make the Difference for Tom Brady at Home

    Tonight's matchup between the Texans (11-1) and Patriots (9-3) is a big one. Facing a tough Houston defense, it'll be up to Wes Welker to give Tom Brady the edge he needs...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 1,995 reads 0 comments

  11. Wil Myers Trade Makes Tampa Bay the Team to Beat in the AL East

    Big changes are hitting the AL East, as it was announced on Sunday that Wil Myers is heading to Tampa Bay (h/t MLB Trade Rumors) ...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 4,399 reads 63 comments

  12. Rose Bowl 2013: Why Cardinal Matches Up Perfectly with Wisconsin

    It's certainly not the 2013 Rose Bowl matchup anyone thought they'd see in the preseason, but here we are with Stanford and Wisconsin. With both teams playing gritty, traditional football, this should actually be a fantastic matchup...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 5,169 reads 1 comments

  13. 6 Reasons the New England Patriots Will Derail Houston Texans' Impressive Season

    The upcoming battle of AFC giants on Monday Night Football between the New England Patriots and Houston Texans should make for a phenomenal game. But with healthy weapons and an improving defense, the Pats will roll to their seventh win in a row...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 10,915 reads 48 comments

  14. Mike Napoli the Perfect Fit for Boston Red Sox

    With news that the Boston Red Sox have signed Mike Napoli , the Sox have an instant fix to their lineup. His defense may not be golden, but his power potential is just what Boston needs...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 3,493 reads 17 comments

  15. 2013 NFL Draft: Star Juniors Who Should Stay in School

    With the college season winding down, and the 2013 NFL draft looming, plenty of juniors have major decisions to make. Whether you're the top wideout prospect, or a potential No. 1 pick, the decision to stay or go is still a big one...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 135 reads 25 comments

  16. Pac-12 Football: Power Ranking the Top 10 Plays of 2012

    It's been a crazy season for Pac -12 football, and there's been a bounty of huge plays on the season. From electric punt returns to game changing defensive plays, the conference has been a constant highlight reel...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 2,212 reads 5 comments

  17. 5 Players the Boston Red Sox Need to Push for This Offseason

    With holes at first, right, left and the rotation, the Boston Red Sox have plenty of holes to fill this offseason. From powerful first basemen to potential future aces, the Sox have plenty of options...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 8,201 reads 14 comments

  18. Heisman Trophy 2012: Pro Comparisons for the Top 10 Candidates

    With the 2012 Heisman Trophy race down to its final days, it's time to take a look at how the top 10 candidates compare to the pros. From Troy Smith to RG3, there's a diverse group of talent here...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 48,965 reads 202 comments

  19. Colin Kaepernick: 49ers Must Stick with QB Against Rams

    The 49ers would be making a huge mistake this week if they did not use Colin Kaepernick at quarterback. San Francisco's young quarterback now has two huge wins in the bag, both over top NFC teams...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 2,232 reads 43 comments

  20. BCS Bowl Projections: Most Exciting Potential Matchups for All BCS Bowls

    With the BCS field almost finalized, there are going to be some very exciting BCS bowls this season. From shootouts to defensive battles, this bowl season should have it all. If we're lucky, we might even see a little David vs...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 7,492 reads 33 comments

  21. Ohio State Football: Undefeated Buckeyes Must Be 2013 Title Favorites

    With their undefeated season officially in the bag (the first since 2002), the Ohio State Buckeyes have to be considered BCS favorites for 2013. If you consider that only two teams are undefeated this season (No...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 335 reads 11 comments

  22. NFL Predictions Week 13: Games That Will Change Playoff Landscape

    With only a handful of games left, Week 13 is going to have huge implications in the NFL playoff picture. Not only is there a handful of inter-division matchups, but there's also plenty of wild-card teams facing hefty uphill battles...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 929 reads 0 comments

  23. Boise State Football: 5 Ways to Avoid Upset Against Nevada

    The Boise State football team has to win this weekend against Nevada. And unfortunately, it has upset written all over it. The Broncos have had a bit of an up-and-down season, going 9-2 overall and 6-1 in conference...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 2,332 reads 11 comments

  24. Oregon Football: Breaking Down Potential Bowl Options and Opponents

    The University of Oregon is a lock for a BCS bowl game, but which one—and against who—is still a bit in the air. With its one loss to Stanford, Oregon lost its chance for not only the BCS Championship game, but the Rose Bowl as well...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 6,717 reads 41 comments

  25. Bowl Projections 2012: Best Matchups for Top Non-BCS Bowls

    With the conference championship week upon us, BCS projections are starting to take shape. While everyone is talking about the major bowls, the non-BCS schedule could feature some of the most exciting matchups...

    Jonathan Irwin Written by Jonathan Irwin about 2 years ago 15,029 reads 3 comments