1. 40 Years Later, What The Space Race Has Meant For Sports.

    On July 20th, 1969, Mission Commander Neil Alden Armstrong set foot on the lunar surface. This act was the crux of what is, without a doubt, the greatest accomplishment in the history of mankind...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about 5 years ago 1,596 reads 19 comments

  2. Could Nolan Reimold Win the AL Rookie of the Year Award?

    Before the season started, most analysts were calling for David Price, Elvis Andrus, Matt Wieters, or Travis Snider to win the AL Rookie of the Year award...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about 5 years ago 1,160 reads 9 comments

  3. Washington Redskins Need To Cut Out the Cutler Talks

    As anyone who's paid any attention to sports news today well knows, the Broncos have shifted into full "trade Jay Cutler" mode. The disgruntled quarterback and team management have apparently come to a stalemate, and it's clear now that No...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 818 reads 18 comments

  4. How Eric Maynor Broke My Bracket...and My Heart

    I went to high school with Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds. It went down to the wire whether I would attend Drexel University or Virginia Commonwealth for college, ultimately opting for Drexel...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 333 reads 5 comments

  5. Grading the Baltimore Orioles' Offseason: The Devil Is in the Details

    The Orioles are hoping for a great Valentine's gift when pitchers and catchers report Saturday for the beginning of Spring Training...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 569 reads 8 comments

  6. Baltimore Orioles Ink Ty Wigginton

    The Baltimore Orioles and free-agent infielder Ty Wigginton have agreed to a two-year contract, according to Ken Rosenthal. Wigginton hit .285/.350/.526 with 23s HR and 58 RBI playing 3B and left field with the Astros in 2008...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  7. Recasting the NHL All-Stars

    Plenty, including myself, have griped about the roster for the NHL All-Star Game. The blame has been pegged on the fans, for biased and potentially fraudulent voting of the starters...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 121 reads 2 comments

  8. Baltimore Orioles Add Another Pitching Prospect, Trade Randor Bierd

    The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox have agreed to a trade to swap young pitchers. Baltimore will send 25-year old relief pitcher Randor Bierd in exchange for 25-year old starting pitcher prospect David Pauley from Boston...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 209 reads 1 comments

  9. The Life of Brian (Roberts): Where Will Brian Roberts Play in 2009?

    I do not envy the situation that Brian Roberts is in, but I would like to be his real estate agent. Over the past two offseasons, Brian Roberts has been on the trading block...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 453 reads 4 comments

  10. When the Fans Fail: All-Star Voting

    When a GM makes poor choices about which players to put on his roster, he is fired. When a coach starts and plays the wrong players, he is fired. Commissioners Selig, Goodell, Bettman; it's time to fire the fans...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 160 reads 4 comments

  11. Mark Hendrickson Signs with Baltimore as Orioles Begin Pitching Overhaul

    The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the Orioles have come to terms with left-hander, Mark Hendrickson. Terms of the deal have not been released, and Orioles' GM Andy MacPhail has declined to comment...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 142 reads 1 comments

  12. Baltimore Oriole Fans: "Teixeira" Isn't Portuguese for "Messiah".

    Teixeira is actually a toponymic (don't worry, I had to look up the definition too) Portuguese surname. In other words, it's a name that represents all the places called Teixeira. O's fans, it's time for a dose of reality...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 875 reads 5 comments

  13. Baltimore Orioles Are Making the Best of the Winter Meetings

    Even though the Orioles didn't land Mark Teixeira, A.J. Burnett, or any other big-name free agent, the Winter Meetings were far from a waste...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  14. Why a Slice Of This Pie?

    With the memories of Thanksgiving pies fresh in our minds it's time to talk about a different slice of pie, Felix Pie (although it's pronounced "pee-ay"). The Cubs' center fielder was a critical part of last year's Brian Roberts trade rumors...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about over 5 years ago 178 reads 2 comments

  15. After 68 Wins, What's Ahead for the Baltimore Orioles?

    791-989...791-989! That's the Orioles' record since 1997, the last winning season for the franchise. Only 11 losses (or one more per season) shy of four digits. An average finish of 26...

    Sean Lavery Written by Sean Lavery about almost 6 years ago 380 reads 2 comments