1. Boston Celtics: Remembering the NBA Finals and the Season that Was

    Last month, the Boston Celtics clinched their 17th NBA championship in style with a 131-92 mauling of the seemingly hapless Los Angeles Lakers, who looked as though they didn’t ...

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  2. Wimbledon: Marat Safin shocks #3 Novak Djokovic, How Far Will He Go?

    When Novak Djokovic was asked about the recent struggles of Roger Federer, he had this to say in regards to tennis's best player: "I think he's a little bit shaken with that loss (referring ...

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  3. Heads Roll in Toronto: Blue Jays Fire Manager John Gibbons

    According to several reports from ESPN and the Associated Press, The Toronto Blue Jays have fired manager John Gibbons, along with first base coach Ernie Whitt, third base coach Marty Pevey, and hitting coach Gary Denbo...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 858 reads 7 comments

  4. New York Mets: Willie Randolph Takes the Fall for Omar Minaya

    As a team, the New York Mets have fallen woefully short of their expectations this season. At 30-31, the Mets are currently in fourth place in the NL East...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,523 reads 12 comments

  5. Celtics-Pistons: Timely Defense and Poor Clutch Shooting Dooms Detroit

    After a third quarter during which the Pistons outscored the Celtics 31-20, everything seemed to be going against the Celtics...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,157 reads 5 comments

  6. Odell Thurman Released: Cincinnati Bengals Lay Down the Law on the Wrong Guy

    After two long years out of the league for Odell Thurman, due to a violation of the NFL substance abuse policy, the Cincinnati Bengals have officially cut ties with their embattled linebacker...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,274 reads 7 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders Draft: Why I Was Wrong About Darren McFadden

    A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the NFL draft, and in said article, I mentioned the Oakland Raiders as one of the three teams who, in my view, had the worst draft classes...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 4,880 reads 36 comments

  8. Spygate and the New England Patriots: Much Ado About Nothing

    Since the beginning of February, Patriots fans have been left to twist in the wind amidst the hurricane of rumors, speculation, and innuendo brought on by the allegations of former video assistant Matt Walsh...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,151 reads 14 comments

  9. A Closer Look at the New England Patriots: The Linebacking Corps

    Ever since the 2001 season, the Patriots have boasted a deep, talented, and intelligent linebacking corps. The personnel manning the linebacker position has remained largely unchanged since '01 ...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,062 reads 11 comments

  10. NFL Draft 2008: Who Won and Who Lost

    Well, this year's NFL draft is nearly over and it's been an interesting and surprisingly entertaining two days, in spite of Mel Kiper and ESPN as a whole...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 6,532 reads 54 comments

  11. New England Patriots: What Will They Do on Draft Day?

    We've heard it all a thousand times: the Pats have an old linebackingcore, the secondary is thin, I'm not exactly breaking new ground here...

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  12. A Closer Look at the New England Patriots: The Defensive Line

    In a 3-4 defense, it's pretty safe to say that no defensive lineman is going to put up gaudy numbers year in and year out...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 529 reads 0 comments

  13. A Closer Look at the New England Patriots: The Offense

    As pretty much every football fan knows, the Patriots' offense last year was among the best in the league, perhaps even one of the best ever...

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  14. Mocking the NFL Draft: Who Will Be This Year's Biggest Bust?

    Well, after looking at this year's particularly weak draft class, I can draw but one conclusion for the '08 draft, this year's first round is going to have more flops than a one on one game between Bill Laimbeer and Vlade Divac...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 432 reads 0 comments

  15. Darren McFadden: Can Looks Be Deceiving?

    Now before I write this, I'd like to say that Dmac is a special talent who could be a great weapon in the right system, however, he is definitely not worthy of a top 5 draft pick this April...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 357 reads 16 comments

  16. Picking Up the Pieces: Analyzing the New England Patriots' Offseason

    As I said in my last Pats article, it's been a long and tumultuous off-season in Foxboro. That being said, I still think that the Pats have done a great job with their player moves this year, ...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,368 reads 4 comments

  17. From the Packers to the Patriots: The Makings of a Dynasty

    Every ten years or so, a special group of guys rocks the NFL and every other team that plays them. These teams, called dynasties, have a lot more in common then you might think...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 611 reads 4 comments

  18. Looking Ahead: What the Future Holds for the New England Patriots

    Well, it's been a long off-season here in Foxboro; the Sox are great but I still miss football, maybe I'm nuts but I've always liked the Pats more than the Sox, no matter what their records are...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 877 reads 7 comments

  19. What a (Brandon) Rush: Why the Kansas Jayhawks Will Win a National Championship

    In what looks to be quite an interesting final four, one team is being systematically overlooked, much to the chagrin of this writer. That team is the Kansas Jayhawks...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 604 reads 2 comments

  20. New Faces in New Places: NFL Mock Draft Part 2

    I've been putting this off for a while, so some players I had going in the first round may still be available. A more prevalent occurrence however, was certain teams like Oakland rectifying a ...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,856 reads 3 comments

  21. NFL Draft: Matt Ryan, I Hardly Knew Ye

    When I first took a quick look at Matt Ryan's stats, two things stood out: his passing yards (4,507) and the alarming amount of interceptions he threw (more than 20 if you count the Michigan State game)...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 1,348 reads 10 comments

  22. Why Nnamdi Asomugha Will Not be Back in Oakland Next Year

    The Raiders have certainly done their share of big spending this offseason, resigning key players and making big name acquisitions, all at an above market rate...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 3,603 reads 21 comments

  23. The last straw: why I'm tired of the major sports networks

    Admittedly, I was never a big fan of ESPN. They've always seemed a bit slanted against certain teams, players, or colleges almost all the time, no matter what the circumstance may be...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 722 reads 6 comments

  24. Beasts of the East: Celtics Start Making Noise

    Well, the Rockets' streak is finally over, and it sure has been an interesting ride.First, I would like to congratulate the Rockets on their amazing winning streak, it took a great amount ...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 487 reads 3 comments

  25. Raiders Offseason: Was DeAngelo Hall Worth It?

    Well, it's nearly official now. The Raiders and newly acquired CB DeAngelo Hall have agreed to a seven-year contract worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $70 million.This deal will make Hall the highest paid cornerback in the NFL...

    Max Iascone Written by Max Iascone about over 6 years ago 2,282 reads 12 comments