1. 2011 MLB Spring Training: Eternal Sunshine of the Spring Training Mind

    Yesterday, the very first MLB spring training game took place. It was a Cactus League matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the defending world champion San Francisco Giants...

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  2. Deron Williams To New Jersey Nets a Great Deal...for the New York Knicks

    Since buying the New Jersey Nets, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has been hell-bent on stealing whatever spotlight he could from the New York Knicks...

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  3. Jerry Sloan Resignation Only Affirms Everything That Is Wrong With Sports

    If you've followed the NBA at all this season, you probably have heard the rumblings coming out of Utah that star point guard, Deron Williams, is not happy this season playing for ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 610 reads 4 comments

  4. New York Mets: Offseason News

    It has been quite some time since I have wanted to write about the Mets. Bleacher Report used to be my avenue to talk everything Mets, so much so, that I was once one of the original Mets featured columnists here on Bleacher Report...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 533 reads 14 comments

  5. NBA Rumors: Melo Drama Aside, the Trade New York Needs To Make Isn't With Denver

    Carmelo Anthony is NOT going to the Nets, period. OK, maybe this is news to some, especially since the Nets seem to be willing to give up anything and everything to get Anthony, ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 5 years ago 3,072 reads 3 comments

  6. Baseball Picks : Battle of the Sexes

    The beginning of every season, in every sport is always full of hope and optimism. It the only time of the seasons when all teams are on a level playing field, and everyone feels as if their team has a chance to go all the way...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 502 reads 1 comments

  7. Could Mets' 20-Inning Win Spark A Turnaround?

    Saturday April 17th, 2010 turned out to be a great day of baseball. After coaching my son's team in their final scrimmage before our season starts on the 19th, (Anthony Cappetta: 2-for-3, ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 261 reads 7 comments

  8. Ike Davis Demotion Signals "Put Up or Shut Up" Time for Daniel Murphy

    As with everything in the world of the New York Mets the past few seasons, good Mets news comes along with some bad Mets news...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 514 reads 8 comments

  9. A Successful 2010 for Mets Begins with Forgetting About the Phillies

    It's tough to write about the New York Mets these days. There hasn't been a whole lot of good news to write about when it comes to the Mets this spring...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 186 reads 3 comments

  10. Oliver Twist: Mets Season, GM's Job May Ride on Arm of Perez

    It hasn't been the best of springs thus far for the New York Mets. After being one of the most disappointing teams in baseball in 2009, the Mets and their fans hoped to ring in 2010 with a fast and furious start to the Grapefruit League...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 950 reads 2 comments

  11. The Tarnished Legacy of the Greatest NBA Draft Ever

    Although it had been rumored for weeks, and a foregone conclusion by many basketball fans, Yahoo Sports is reporting that Allen Iverson and the Philadelphia 76er's will once again part ways. Iverson, who hasn't been with the team since Feb...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 770 reads 2 comments

  12. Just In Case: A LeBron/Wade/Bosh-Less Plan for the Knicks

    Now that the dust has cleared from the frenzy that was the 2009-10 NBA trading deadline, fans of NBA teams everywhere now have a clearer picture of what their team will look like for the rest of this season...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 3,318 reads 46 comments

  13. 2010 NBA Trade Deadline Report Cards

    For the first time in recent memory, the NBA trading deadline lived up to all the hype. The perceived big catch of the this season's deadline, Amar'e Stoudamire, surprisingly ended up staying ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 2,675 reads 5 comments

  14. Prime Nines: Ranking Baseball's Starting Lineups

    Pitching may be all-important to winning in baseball nowadays, especially when it comes to post seasons play, but nothing battles great pitching better than an old-fashioned, well-balanced line-up...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 873 reads 6 comments

  15. Lowering Center Field Wall Not the Answer to Wright's Power Outage

    The power outage that engulfed the Mets lineup during the 2009 season was both disappointing and bewildering. Sure the Mets were no "Murderer's Row" and their beautiful new ballpark, CitiField, ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 293 reads 8 comments

  16. The New York Mets' Five Keys To a Successful 2010 Season

    With pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training camp in less than a week, it's a pretty safe bet that all the major offseason moves have been made, and teams will now focus on the upcoming baseball season with the players they currently have...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 394 reads 6 comments

  17. The 30 Best Players Baseball Fans Don't Know 2010

    Last baseball pre-season, I wrote a series of articles ranking different aspects of the sport, from lead-off hitters to number one starters, and others...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 2,583 reads 21 comments

  18. Bengie Molina and Joel Piniero Signings Leave New York Mets Red-Faced

    The New York Mets have preached patience when it comes to offseason moves for the past few years now. For the most part, the strategy has worked, as the Mets have landed Johan Santana, Francisco ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 664 reads 22 comments

  19. Mission Accomplished, Mr. Canseco

    Call me angry. Call me selfish. Call me bitter. Today, the game I love, the game of baseball, was dragged back into a steroid debate when former slugger Mark McGwire admitted to something many of us fans already suspected...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 144 reads 3 comments

  20. This Just In: Baseball Writers Blow It Again

    Congratulations, Andre Dawson. Finally, in your ninth year of eligibility, you will be taking your rightful place amongst the baseball greats in Cooperstown...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 122 reads 8 comments

  21. Dear BBWAA: Send a Message By Putting Fred McGriff in Cooperstown

    January 6, 2010. If you're a baseball fan, chances are you know what that date means. It is a great day for anyone who loves baseball...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 352 reads 11 comments

  22. Who's In?: Evaluating The 2010 Baseball Hall Of Fame Ballot

    The new year is finally here, and with the stroke of midnight on Dec. 31, 2009, the year 2010 was brought in with the usual fanfare and celebration. This is a great time of the year for many people...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 771 reads 8 comments

  23. It's Time for Zero Tolerance Towards Agent Zero

    He's funny, he's fan friendly, and he definitely walks to the beat of a different drummer. He is also a former second round draft pick, who, through hard work and determination, transformed himself from league afterthought to NBA superstar...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 280 reads 3 comments

  24. Keeping Expectations at Bay: Jason's a Start, But He's No Savior

    Finally. After what seemed like an eternity, especially to the Flushing faithful who suffered through this dismal 2009 campaign, the New York Mets finally made a big time move this offseason ...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 475 reads 18 comments

  25. New York Mets Find Themselves in Familiar Spot

    It seems like it has been an eternity. It seems like a different time, a different place, and a much different team...

    Lou Cappetta Written by Lou Cappetta about over 6 years ago 486 reads 0 comments