1. Why Pau Gasol to Minnesota Timberwolves Needs to Happen

    The headline says it all: two teams in win-now mode have to make this trade. First, let's start with the Lakers , the team with the much more obvious, not to mention possible, title aspirations...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about over 1 year ago 5,707 reads 32 comments

  2. 2012 NBA Trade Rumors: Should the Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Anderson Varejao?

    As the 30th overall pick of the 2004 NBA draft, Anderson Varejao was not expected by many people to develop into a starting-caliber NBA player. Throughout the LeBron era in Cleveland, he was primarily a screen setter and rebounder ...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about over 1 year ago 12,499 reads 85 comments

  3. The Failures of Mike Tannenbaum and the Case for Mark Sanchez in 2012

    After last season, I wrote a post about the decline of the New York Jets in the third take of Rex Ryan 's attempt to bring the city's less historically successful football team to the sport's promised land...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about almost 2 years ago 2,504 reads 14 comments

  4. Why the James Harden Trade Raises the Thunder's Ceiling

    I learned about the James Harden trade (via Yahoo! Sports) when my friend messaged me: "Harden traded to Rockets!" As my eyes ran over those four words, the first thing I thought was, "Well this makes sense...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about almost 2 years ago 3,837 reads 14 comments

  5. 2012 NFL Season: Blame the League 1st, Referees 2nd

    Entering the 2012 NFL regular season, the usual chatter, excessive analysis and optimism that accompanies the dawn of every new season was tempered only by the presence of the replacement ...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about almost 2 years ago 383 reads 1 comments

  6. English Premier League: Why Arsenal Should Bring Clint Dempsey to the Emirates

    Earlier this month, hopes among the Gunner faithful were at a high. Despite the speculation, Robin van Persie was still an Arsenal player and Alex Song had not yet claimed a spot on Barcelona's sidelines...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about 2 years ago 3,690 reads 55 comments

  7. Robin Van Persie (Finally) Leaves Arsenal for Manchester United

    So ends one of the more drawn out and anticlimactic transfer sagas of the summer: another former club hero gets set to begin the new season in a different jersey (via ESPN Soccernet )...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about 2 years ago 2,499 reads 7 comments

  8. Lin Leaving New York: James Dolan's Biggest Mistake

    In any situation, one of the worst sensations you can experience is when something you assume as true or something you take for granted disappears, goes wrong or fails in some capacity...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about 2 years ago 1,038 reads 1 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Blockbuster Moves

    Before I start with these self-created trade proposals, here’s my disclaimer: When I am making these proposals, I am not trying to suggest that every team needs to make a blockbuster trade...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about 2 years ago 95,039 reads 17 comments

  10. Drogba and the Legacy of the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final: One Week Later

    The soccer world has been a series of hangovers over the past couple of weeks. The red of Manchester drank to forget a couple of weekends ago, while the city's blue popped 44-year old champagne in celebration...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about over 2 years ago 2,995 reads 6 comments

  11. LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan: The King Without a Castle

    After the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals series, the main story was, naturally, another instance of LeBron James ' inability to finish in crunch time ...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about over 2 years ago 5,569 reads 10 comments

  12. Mission Impossible: The Knicks with Carmelo Anthony

    I published my last post on Carmelo Anthony when the Knicks were in glue-factory mode. They were depressing, on and off the court...

    Kevin Daly Written by Kevin Daly about over 2 years ago 3,772 reads 16 comments