1. Los Angeles Dodgers: Matt Kemp's Quest for a 50/50 Season

    Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp turned a few heads this offseason when he publicly stated his goal of reaching the unprecedented 50 home run, 50 stolen base plateau this season...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 1,377 reads 6 comments

  2. 2012 NFL Schedule: The 17 Most Intriguing Games of the Year

    The 2012 NFL Schedule was released Tuesday night, and as it does every year, the league blessed us football fanatics with some intriguing matchups...

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  3. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Reasons Why the Celtics Will Win the East

    The NBA playoffs are a little more than two weeks away, and the Boston Celtics are rolling in with a ton of momentum. Far from beating upon cupcakes, their recent play has given Celtics fans hope for one last championship run for the Big Three...

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  4. Bobby Petrino's Mistress: Why Petrino Should Never Coach in College Again

    Let’s get this out of the way right now. If Bobby Petrino wants another college football head coaching job in a year or two, he’ll get one—and a good one at that...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 1,687 reads 1 comments

  5. Top Storyline for Each MLB Team Entering the 2012 Season

    Following a terrific 2011 World Series and an offseason filed with major stories, the 2012 MLB season is finally here...

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  6. MLB: National League Postseason Predictions

    While the American League may overwhelmingly have the most star power, following the defections of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder to the Angels and Tigers respectively, the National League is not lacking for attention or success...

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  7. NFL Sends Loud but Ineffective Message by Penalizing Saints

    Earlier today, it was announced that the NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for one-year for his lack of oversight in stopping the bounty system created under former defensive coordinator Greg Williams...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Players Worth Reaching for at Your Draft

    Experienced fantasy baseball participants, especially those with a track record of success, will tell you how important it is to have a strategy for how you are going to build your team...

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  9. NBA: Will Phil Jackson Save the New York Knicks?

    Amidst rumors about his job security and an inability to control the team, New York Knicks head coach Mike D’Antoni resigned from his position this afternoon following a six-game ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 2,780 reads 6 comments

  10. NBA Trade Deadline: 6 Teams That Need to Make a Deal

    With roughly 60 percent of the NBA season in the books, and less than 15 hours left before Thursday’s 3pm ET trade deadline, teams have a pretty good idea of whether they should be buyers or sellers at this point...

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  11. 2012 NFL Draft: St. Louis Rams Ask for the World...and Get It!

    It is often said that you should never be afraid to ask for exactly what you want, because the worst someone can do is tell you no, and then you’re right back where you started...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 674 reads 5 comments

  12. 2012 MLB Spring Training: 8 Position Battles That Will Come Down to the Last Day

    A week into March, spring training is well under way. Many veteran players lament having to go through the grind, but for others, this time of year provides hope in many forms...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 20 Early-Round Picks from 2011 You Should Not Draft

    Fantasy baseball veterans know full well that a season, heck not even a good draft, is made in the first five rounds, but it surely can be broken if you miss on one of your top five players...

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  14. Daytona 500: Danica Patrick's Bid to Become the MC Lyte of NASCAR

    Danica Patrick began yesterday’s Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway in pole position, but it didn ’t take long for her well-publicized, full-time transition to NASCAR to take on a less positive spin...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 1,157 reads 2 comments

  15. Ryan Braun PED Suspension Overturned: Will He Ever Truly Clear His Name?

    The baseball world was stunned by yesterday’s shocking news that Milwaukee Brewers ’ left fielder, and reigning National League MVP, Ryan Braun won the appeal ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 292 reads 1 comments

  16. Jeremy Lin: Rise to NBA Stardom Mirrors Obama's Ascent to the Presidency

    Somewhere in a Hollywood pitch meeting, the following scene has probably played out: Lowly Studio Employee: I've got a great idea for our next big movie! Studio Executive: This better be good...

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  17. Jeremy Lin: ESPN Did What It Needed to, but We Shouldn't Rush to Judgment

    Since the unfortunate “Chink in the Armor” headline hit ESPN’s mobile platform late Friday night in reference to New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin , the ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 3,763 reads 21 comments

  18. Jeremy Lin: A Case for Why Race Matters in Sports

    I’m continuously amazed by the fact that, in a country as culturally diverse as the United States of America, people are still uncomfortable discussing race...

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  19. L.A. Dodgers or San Francisco Giants? Who Has the Advantage at Each Position?

    The rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants is one of the best, most historic, and longest running in baseball—perhaps all of sports—going back to the days when both teams called New York home...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 3 years ago 2,973 reads 9 comments

  20. Dallas Cowboys: Jerry Jones' 7 Worst Draft Picks

    Since Jerry Jones took over ownership of the Dallas Cowboys in 1989, the team has been a mixed bag of results...

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