1. Michel Therrien Was Fired, It Is Now Truly a Great Day for Hockey!

    Penguins fans, I am pleased to announce that the day has finally come. Today, February 15, 2009, Michel Therrien was officially removed from his duty as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 303 reads 23 comments

  2. The 4-1 Overload, A Hockey Revolution

    The 1-2-2 trap is not only a bad idea, but an impossible strategy for the Pittsburgh Penguins to effectively deploy. It is the worst possible use of the Penguins offensive minded personnel and has not given us any advantage from the time of its deployment

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 1,769 reads 3 comments

  3. Why Does Everyone Try To Discredit The Pittsburgh Steelers?

    Copy and paste the question from above. It is because the Steelers are better than whatever team you support. With this harsh reality in front of you, you have two choices, take it like a man, or the choice that many of you appear to be making...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 247 reads 47 comments

  4. Roethlisberger, One Of The Best?

    This is a follow up on this article (click hyperlink) that I am very, very glad I get to write. Well football fans, Ben Roethlisberger is not only the quarter back with the most wins ...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 340 reads 17 comments

  5. The 12 Most Average NFL Fan Bases

    Well, we've seen the best and worst, so who is mediocre? Who has absolutely no claim to fame? (The links are to the respective articles...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 285 reads 6 comments

  6. Top 10 Quarterbacks in NFL History

    Browsing the B/R NFL section lately will undoubtedly bring you to an argument about who is the best quarterback in NFL history. This is my take on that argument. 10...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 11,021 reads 68 comments

  7. The Truth About the AFC North

    The AFC North is an interesting division to say the least. In this division there are several well known rivalries, but I hope to give all of you a new perspective from which to view the division...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 316 reads 20 comments

  8. More NFL Jersey Observations

    Yesterday I published an article describing what type of fan corresponds (most often) to what type of jersey. Today I decided to publish a follow-up article on how that relates to the top 10 NFL jerseys sold...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 669 reads 8 comments

  9. What a Jersey Says About a Sports Fan

    The jersey that a fan wears can show a lot about them. Not just the team they like, but much more, down to elements of their personality...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 474 reads 58 comments

  10. Steelers-Cardinals: How To Stop the "Whis" Kids

    On Feb. 1, 2009, the 43rd Lombardi Trophy will be handed out to the team who proves they are the best in the game. It will be a record regardless of the winner, with this trophy being either a team's first or sixth...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 427 reads 5 comments

  11. This Just In: Super Bowl XLIII Isn't New England Patriots vs. New York Giants

    The more and more I listen to commentary on ESPN and read their articles, I come to an interesting conclusion. They must think that we are heading into Super Bowl XLII. Not literally of course, but there is a confusing trend from my perspective...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 405 reads 1 comments

  12. Are the Pittsburgh Steelers On The Verge Of a New Dynasty?

    Well Steeler fans, here we are again. For the seventh time in our history we are going to the Super Bowl! We all know the story of the 1970's...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 684 reads 20 comments

  13. Steelers-Cardinals: It's Super, Baby

    I need to take a minute here and say wow! Congratulations to both teams; this is really something. To the Cardinals, you have made history for your franchise during one of the most improbable runs in NFL history...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 370 reads 3 comments

  14. Steelers-Ravens: Paid Ref Says What?

    To preface this article, I am a Steelers fan. I have and always will support my team. With that being said, I have already, not even five hours after the game, heard Ravens fans complaining about bad officiating...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 1,805 reads 12 comments

  15. Steelers-Ravens: If Defense Wins Championships, Who Wins This Game?

    Here we are, sitting less than one week away from the Championship round of the playoffs and you have to ask yourself, how did this happen? In the two games, three of the teams playing did not ...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 441 reads 10 comments

  16. Why the Pittsburgh Steelers Are the Best Overall Franchise in the NFL

    Earlier today I read an article on why the Carolina Panthers were the best franchise written by Dreu H. While I respect Dreu's opinion I have to disagree. This will serve as my direct response to that article and will be presented in the same format...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 1,482 reads 7 comments

  17. The NFL Playoffs: A Preview

    With the playoffs upon us, here is a short preview of how it will break down. AFC Wild Card Weekend Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins The Ravens have become a very good team, no matter how much I hate to admit that they are good at anything...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  18. The Flower Can Be the Rock for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Penguins are a very talented team that has hit a rough patch lately. They have lost four of five games and appear to be in a tail spin. The question can then be posed, how can the Penguins turn it around and get things going again...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 82 reads 1 comments

  19. NFL Week 16 Previews and Predictions

    In Week 16, there are a few interesting match ups that enable teams to either lock up or move into the first seed in both conferences. There are also a few key match ups that will do more to determine the playoff picture...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 1,043 reads 0 comments

  20. Steelers-Titans: The AFC's Top Two Square off in Nashville

    Week 15 was very exciting in the NFL with many rivals meeting to determine who advances in the season. Week 16 can match that intensity as the likely one and two seeds in the AFC playoffs going head-to-head...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 2,379 reads 3 comments

  21. Steelers-Ravens: NFL Game of The Week

    It's crunch time in the NFL and this week the Steelers face the Ravens with the chance to lock-up the AFC North. This is a head-to-head matchup of two of the best defenses in the NFL, as well as one of the most bitter, bloody rivalries...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 320 reads 3 comments

  22. Steelers, Roethlisberger Get No Love

    People love to hate the Steelers. Why not? They are the most consistent playoff team since 1972, are tied in first for most Super Bowl wins at five, and appear poised to make that number larger...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 806 reads 15 comments

  23. Steelers-Cowboys: Pittsburgh Can Dominate Wounded Dallas

    Big Ben Roethlisberger said Sunday evening after beating the Patriots that he doesn't look ahead in the schedule, so we are going to do that for him...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 2,188 reads 14 comments

  24. Dem Picksburgh Stillers: How to Get Started on the Other Hand

    The Steelers are one of the elite teams in football, but they are not without fault. The defense is as close to an immovable object as humanly possible; however the woes on offense are evident...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 471 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL, Officials Biased Against Pittsburgh Steelers?

    Updated as of 12/1/08. This has certainly been an interesting year in the NFL; elite teams under-performing, several major rule changes, and a rash of bad calls have changed the outcome of some games and the scheme of the NFL...

    Leo Hayes Written by Leo Hayes about almost 6 years ago 2,204 reads 10 comments