1. Ranking Offseason Storylines That NHL Fans Are Tired of

    The offseason is an exciting time for fans. With the NHL Entry Draft, free agency and trades, the offseason allows for some edge of your seat action without any on-ice action. But that excitement turns to boredom after two months...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 1,623 reads 13 comments

  2. New Orleans Saints: What to Expect from Devery Henderson in Week 1

    The New Orleans Saints open their season Sunday against highly touted rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 2,302 reads 14 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Next Young Stud Who Should Get Big Extension in Chi-Town

    The Chicago Cubs have a solid, young pair of middle infielders with shortstop Starlin Castro and second baseman Darwin Barney . One has already signed a big extension. If the Cubs are smart, the other should soon...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 6,701 reads 18 comments

  4. Tampa Bay Lightning: 3 Reasons to Believe They Will Be Better in 2013

    The Tampa Bay Lightning addressed their biggest weaknesses from last season and look ready to return to the postseason. The Lightning have a few reasons to believe they will be better in 2012-13...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 759 reads 1 comments

  5. Vancouver Canucks: 3 Reasons the Canucks Will Be Back in the Stanley Cup Finals

    The Vancouver Canucks have dominated the NHL regular season for the last two years. As back-to-back Presidents’ Trophy champions, the Canucks have solidified their place ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 5,293 reads 23 comments

  6. Ohio vs. Penn State Football: 3 Reasons the New PSU Era Will Start Well

    A lot of attention is being placed on the Penn State season opener, very little to do with football. The Nittany Lions had one of the most tumultuous offseasons in history, but there are a few reasons why their new era will start off well on Saturday...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 3,196 reads 4 comments

  7. Michigan vs. Alabama Football: 5 Predictions for Saturday's Matchup

    The biggest game of Week 1 features two top-10 teams in the Cowboys Classic in Dallas, Texas. The matchup, typically reserved for January, features No. 8 Michigan and No. 2 Alabama on Saturday at 8 p...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 3,926 reads 14 comments

  8. Texas Football: Touted Longhorns Who Will Finally Live Up to Their Billing

    Texas football has a longstanding tradition of high-level players. This season is no different—the Longhorns have a few individuals who are poised for a breakout season...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 161 reads 3 comments

  9. 3 Reasons NHL Players Should Go to Europe If There Is a Lockout

    In case you haven’t heard, the NHL could be headed for a lockout if a new collective bargaining agreement isn’t reached by Sept. 15. But there is still hockey to be played—in Europe...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 619 reads 8 comments

  10. Clemson Football: 10 Storylines to Watch in 2012

    The roller-coaster ride that has been Clemson football continues this season. Clemson has garnered a lot of attention after last season’s run. From a No...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 1,953 reads 6 comments

  11. Philadelphia 76ers: Breaking Down the Sixers' GM Candidates

    The Philadelphia 76ers sent the face of their franchise, Andre Iguodala, to Denver in the four-team blockbuster that brought in Andrew Bynum. And, they did it all without a general manager...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 798 reads 0 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: 3 Things You Should Know About QB Everett Golson

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have named a starting quarterback. Two weeks before the season opener in Dublin, Ireland against Navy, head coach Brian Kelly named Everett Golson the team's starter ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 4,985 reads 6 comments

  13. Fantasy Football 2012: 6 Late-Round WRs Who Will Exceed Expectations

    Fresh-cut grass, painted lines, replacement referees and position battles means it must be time for fantasy football season. With less than two weeks until the NFL season opener, the fantasy football draft rush is underway...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 9,606 reads 2 comments

  14. Tampa Bay Lightning: Predicting the Top 10 Scorers in 2012-13

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have been a top-10 offense for the last two seasons. With the returning stars up front, 2012-13 shouldn’t be any different. The Lightning have high-profile forwards Steven Stamkos, Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 951 reads 8 comments

  15. New Orleans Saints: 4 Reasons Preseason Game vs. Texans Should Matter to Fans

    The New Orleans Saints ’ lackluster performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday gives fans even more reason to watch the Saints ’ Aug. 25th matchup with the Houston Texans ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 624 reads 0 comments

  16. Philadelphia Flyers: How Scott Hartnell Just Changed Hockey Forever

    Scott Hartnell is one of the most dangerous power-play specialists in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers . Tuesday, Hartnell signed a six-year extension, reportedly worth $28...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 4,321 reads 18 comments

  17. Tampa Bay Lightning Free Agents: Best FA Options Still out There This Summer

    The Tampa Bay Lightning have addressed their glaring weaknesses from last season—defense and goaltending—but there are still some free agents on the market that could fit in with the Bolts...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 633 reads 3 comments

  18. The San Jose Sharks: 5 Defensemen to Target ASAP

    The San Jose Sharks defense didn’t live up to expectation last season prompting, general manager Doug Wilson to acquire Brad Stuart. Stuart, 32, joins an already aging defense but built to win soon...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 1,552 reads 15 comments

  19. Texas Basketball: Predicting Stats for Longhorns' Likely Starting 5 in 2012-13

    With three of last season's five starters returning, the Texas Longhorns are poised to climb up the Big 12 standings in 2012-13. Texas finished 20-13 (9-9, Big 12) and got bounced by Missouri in the Phillips 66 Big 12 tournament by a score of 81-67...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 156 reads 8 comments

  20. Peyton Manning: Why Denver QB Will Disappoint Fans in 2012

    It’s tough to be a nay-sayer of Peyton Manning , especially when he is such a great individual to go along with his talent. But, someone has to be for a moment...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 985 reads 29 comments

  21. Notre Dame Football: Toughest Matchups for Irish

    As the most prominent independent football program in the country, Notre Dame does not have to adhere to some of the scheduling issues that conference-affiliated schools do...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 675 reads 15 comments

  22. Bobby Orr Sides with NHL Players over CBA Talks, "Unfair" to Call Players Greedy

    The NHL Players' Association (NHLPA) received more support Sunday. Hall of Famer and former Boston Bruin Bobby Orr sided with the NHLPA in the collective bargaining agreement talks, saying the players aren't at fault if a lockout occurs...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 1,013 reads 8 comments

  23. Tampa Bay Lightning: 5 Reasons Steven Stamkos Will Become the Face of the NHL

    When the NHL eliminated the two-line pass, it invited an increased focus on goal scoring. The ability to spread the ice from your own defensive zone to a potential breakaway in one pass has effectively changed the game...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 605 reads 69 comments

  24. New England Patriots: 5 Reasons Not Giving Welker an Extension Was a Mistake

    The New England Patriots high-flying passing offense has been led by two familiar faces for the majority of the last five seasons: Wes Welker and Tom Brady ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 2,425 reads 11 comments

  25. Denver Broncos: Why Andre Caldwell Will Win the Starting Slot WR Job

    The importance of wide receivers in Denver this season is no secret, Peyton Manning . Manning and the Broncos have two options at slot receiver, Brandon Stokley and Andre Caldwell...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about 2 years ago 2,493 reads 4 comments