1. Duke Basketball: Predicting Blue Devils' Starting Five and What to Expect

    There are many questions to be answered leading up to the 2012-13 season in Durham. Of these questions, no other may be asked more than who the starting five will be come tipoff ...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about almost 2 years ago 4,543 reads 22 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: How Rivers-Less Blue Devils Will Improve in 2012-13

    The Duke Blue Devils saw their most intimidating player, Austin Rivers, leave for the NBA this past June, but his absence may be just what the team needs in order to improve and succeed in the 2012-2013 season...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about almost 2 years ago 3,972 reads 11 comments

  3. NBA Draft 2012: Stock Evaluations for the Top 10 Prospects

    The NBA draft is right around the bend now, and the top 10 has begun to shape up and order itself. Within that top 10, I will tell you whose stock is rising and whose is falling...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 641 reads 0 comments

  4. Why New York Jets' Rex Ryan Is Ready to Lead a Super Bowl Team

    Since being hired by the New York Jets in 2009, Rex Ryan has been very public and forthcoming with his predictions of Super Bowl glory. Those predictions have failed to become actualities as of yet...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 912 reads 13 comments

  5. New York Jets: 7 Reasons Mark Sanchez Will Never Live Up to His Contract

    The decision to extend the contract of Mark Sanchez was not made taking the team's long-term future into consideration...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,737 reads 39 comments

  6. Florida State Football: Why Jimbo Fisher Must Lay Low on Conference Realignment

    It is no longer a secret that numerous teams, mainly Florida State and Clemson, are interested in leaving the ACC to join the Big 12...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 2,436 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs 2012: What the LA Clippers Must Do to Defeat the San Antonio Spurs

    The Los Angeles Clippers entered the series confidently against the San Antonio Spurs . After beating the Memphis Grizzlies in first round action, the Clippers have found themselves quickly down 0-3 against Tony Parker and the experienced Spurs...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 879 reads 8 comments

  8. NBA Playoffs 2012: Why Indiana Pacers Will Own a 3-1 Series Lead After Game 4

    With a 2-1 series lead entering Game 4, the Indiana Pacers has exploited Miami in multiple ways and will continue to do so...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 746 reads 10 comments

  9. NFL Power Rankings: Top Teams After the Draft

    The NFL draft as been over for almost a month now, and most teams have made their marks on the free agency market...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 7,024 reads 0 comments

  10. London 2012: Top 6 Reasons Baseball Should Return to the Olympics

    The International Olympic Committee voted baseball out of the 2012 London Olympics on July 7th in 2005. The consequences of this vote led to 16 teams and 300 players being eliminated ...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 15,948 reads 3 comments

  11. Ryan Lochte: What 'Disappointing' Showing in Charlotte Means for 2012 Olympics

    Before the 200-meter individual medley began, Ryan Lochte had yet to medal in a single race at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 707 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Playoffs Schedule 2012: 5 Most Enticing Matchups in 2nd Round

    With all but one second-round matchup determined, the 2012 NBA playoffs will hold way to even more exciting and intriguing matchups, just as they did in the first round...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 878 reads 0 comments

  13. Madrid Open 2012: Players Who Will Carry Strong Performances into French Open

    The 2012 Madrid Open lacked no surprise and drama, as we saw the second-ranked Rafael Nadal lose to the 15th-ranked Fernando Verdasco early in the third round—ultimately leading to his decision to refuse play at the new clay court in the future...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 3,490 reads 0 comments

  14. Amile Jefferson: 5 Reasons Top College Basketball Prospect Needs to Pick Duke

    After a devastating loss to Lehigh and a disappointing recruiting season, the Duke Blue Devils and Cameron Crazies need Amile Jefferson—but Amile Jefferson also needs Duke. A case can be made that Duke is the best school for any recruit...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 3,480 reads 14 comments

  15. London 2012: 10 Things You Should Know About Women's Boxing in Its Olympic Debut

    The history of women's boxing is not something many will claim to know much about, but the time has come to pay attention to the tough women of boxing as they will compete in the 2012 London Olympics...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 2,807 reads 7 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2012: Players Who Must Step Up to Help Their Teams Advance

    Often the best players on the court, stars like Kobe Bryant , LeBron James , Kevin Durant and Paul Pierce do not always hold the key to their team's success in the postseason...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 232 reads 1 comments

  17. NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Top Seeds in Trouble in 1st Round

    With the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs well underway, two of the league's better seeds—the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers—are in trouble...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,451 reads 0 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Why Tommy Rees Must Start at QB in 2012

    I am assuming that most of the Notre Dame fanbase will be grabbing their pitchforks after they read what I am about to write—that is if they haven't already grabbed them after reading the title of this article...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,444 reads 26 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Ranking the Best Bench Squads This Postseason

    As the 2012 NBA playoffs begin, coaches of contending teams like the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers will have a plethora of questions on their mind...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 125 reads 22 comments

  20. Great Britain Olympic Basketball Team: 2012 Roster Predictions and Analysis

    For the first time since 1948, when London last hosted the world, Great Britain will be representing themselves on the Olympic basketball courts once again...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 6,167 reads 3 comments

  21. 2012 NFL Draft Grades: Analysis of Robert Griffin III to Redskins

    In a quarterback driven league, there is no larger detriment to a team than the absence of a quality passer. The Washington Redskins had a revolving door at the position in 2011, and have acquired Robert Griffin III with the No...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,067 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2012 Results: Teams That Will Come Up Short on Day 1

    NFL fans, get your fresh New Era team hats out and prepare for the 2012 NFL draft ! Hopefully for those of you reading this, your favorite team won't be one to come up short tonight...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,586 reads 1 comments

  23. NFL Draft 2012: Breaking Down What Makes the New England Patriots So Good

    Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots may not blow fans away with their NFL draft selections, but it wouldn't be considered insane to believe that the best team in the past decade is also the best drafting team...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 2,465 reads 15 comments

  24. Why Albert Pujols Won't Bust out Until the Second Half

    Los Angeles Angels fans, you can stop the worried thoughts over Albert Pujols ' recent struggles batting just .246 with no evidence of power yet. The keyword above is yet ...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 1,252 reads 4 comments

  25. 2012 NFL Draft: Tracking Landing Spots for Top 18 QBs

    With Andrew Luck of Stanford and Robert Griffin III of Baylor dominating NFL draft media, other quarterbacks have been lost in the discussions. This is where you can track Matt Miller's top 18 QB prospects during the 2012 NFL Draft ...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about 2 years ago 15,677 reads 70 comments