1. NFL Head Injuries: The League's Reaction and the Culprit Nobody Is Mentioning

    If there is anything this past weekend has taught us, it's that the NFL can be downright scary at times...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about almost 4 years ago 1,345 reads 18 comments

  2. Exciting Night For The UFC: Fight Night 19 and TUF 10 Premiere

    September 16, 2009 will be a busy night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, indeed. Beginning at 8 PM EST, UFC Fight Night 19: Diaz vs. Guillard kicks off the night of free fighting on SPIKE...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about 5 years ago 1,215 reads 6 comments

  3. Big Ups or Shut Up: NFL Quotes Preseason Edition

    With the 2009 regular season looming among us, the blogosphere is inundated with countless power rankings, predictions, and preseason analysis articles. I, for one, plan to take a slightly different route...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about 5 years ago 165 reads 0 comments

  4. New York Mets Discussion: Jerry Manuel's First Year, Chemistry, and Omar Minaya

    It was one year ago today that former Mets' skipper Willie Randolph was dismissed by GM Omar Minaya. Since then, the Mets are 87-67 under new manager and former bench coach Jerry Manuel...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 150 reads 4 comments

  5. Could the Season Be Over for the New York Mets?

    A new addition has been made to the seemingly endless line of significant injuries plaguing the Mets this season. Jose Reyes, 25, has just been sidelined for an indefinite amount of time due to a revealed tear in his hamstring tendon...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 188 reads 1 comments

  6. New York Mets and the Pitching Market

    Matt Cerrone of Metsblog.com has listed some options for the Mets in the starting pitching market this season...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  7. Enter Fernando Martinez: Mets' Top Prospect Makes Debut

    Last night against the Washington Nationals, the Mets filed into Citi Field wanting to catch a glimpse of the next possible superstar to grace the confines in Flushing...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 377 reads 3 comments

  8. Nick Johnson, Jorge Cantu Cited as Possible Replacements for Mets at First Base

    Ken Rosenthal of Foxsports.com Astros-need-to-be-realistic-and-start-to-rebuild">reports that the Mets have expressed interest in Nationals first baseman Nick Johnson, even though ...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 458 reads 13 comments

  9. Mets vs. Phillies: Who Has the Better Starting Rotation?

    Due to many recent arguments and comments posted on blogs such as Matt Cerrone's Metsblog and Jason Weitzel's Beerleaguer, I find it necessary to examine these two teams in each category (pitching staff, lineup, and bench)...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 157 reads 14 comments

  10. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Carlos Beltran

    In January 2005, not too long after they acquired Pedro Martinez, the New York Mets signed Carlos Beltran to a seven-year, 119 million-dollar contract...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 390 reads 14 comments

  11. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Daniel Murphy

    "My name is Daniel Murphy and I bat third."Those were the words that came out of 18-year-old Daniel Murphy's mouth his freshman year at Jacksonville University when he was asked to give his name and what position he played...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 638 reads 1 comments

  12. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: David Wright

    Drafted No. 38 overall by the Mets in 2001, third baseman David Wright has seen his skill, and popularity, rise more and more each year in the organization...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 565 reads 11 comments

  13. 2009 Men's NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen Predictions

    So the first weekend is done, and the Sweet Sixteen is finally upon us. All top three seeds from each region are still alive, with no cinderella or Davidson in sight...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 441 reads 0 comments

  14. 2009 NCAA Men's Tournament Second Round Predictions

    One round gone, three more to go. The opening weekend proved to me once again that I absolutely stink at predicting these games...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 283 reads 0 comments

  15. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Jose Reyes

    Arguably the most electrifying player in Major League Baseball, 25-year-old shortstop Jose Reyes has seen himself become the heart and soul of the New York Mets. Whether or not that is a good thing, however, is up for debate...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 149 reads 5 comments

  16. 2009 NCAA Men's Tournament First Round Predictions

    Ah, yes...March Madness is finally upon us! As an avid college hoops fan, I will be doing what every die-hard loves to do: predicting the outcomes. Will this year be upset-ridden? Or will all four No...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 6,960 reads 24 comments

  17. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Alex Cora

    Another new face to the Mets this year, 32-year-old Alex Cora joins Luis Castillo and Jose Reyes up the middle and gives manager Jerry Manuel yet another left-handed bat off the bench...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 169 reads 2 comments

  18. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Luis Castillo

    Meet the guy that everyone in New York loves to hate, Luis Castillo.In 2008, Luis Castillo was much more than a disappointment to Mets fans—he was an abomination...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 101 reads 3 comments

  19. New York Mets' 2009 Rundown: Marlon Anderson

    Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the second round of the 1995 amateur draft, Marlon Anderson has seen both success and failure in various roles while in the big leagues...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 112 reads 2 comments

  20. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Carlos Delgado

    One of the greatest left-handed hitters of a generation, Carlos Delgado is to the 2009 Mets what Mike Piazza was to the 2000 club...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 563 reads 1 comments

  21. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Ramon Castro

    A first round pick in the 1994 amateur draft by the Houston Astros, Ramon Castro has become a mainstay in New York as a Met...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 167 reads 7 comments

  22. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Brian Schneider

    A new face to the Mets in 2008, Brian Schneider actually gave New York something they haven't had since Gary Carter—a catcher who can throw out more than 30 percent of base runners...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 259 reads 6 comments

  23. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Bobby Parnell

    Listed as the New York Mets' fifth best prospect in 2009 by Baseball America, rookie right handed pitcher Bobby Parnell is coming off a couple of very promising appearances down the stretch for the Mets in 2008...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 309 reads 15 comments

  24. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Carlos Muniz

    A 13th-round draft pick out of Long Beach State in 2003, Carlos Muniz has never really been considered a valued prospect. In fact, he doesn't even make the cut on any of the major organizational top-prospect lists...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 468 reads 3 comments

  25. New York Mets 2009 Rundown: Brian Stokes

    One of the many pitchers that were paraded out to the mound at one point or another during the Mets' chaotic 2008 season, Brian Stokes seemed to come out of nowhere to impress many fans with his ability to flat-out get the job done...

    Andrew  Wharton Written by Andrew Wharton about over 5 years ago 133 reads 4 comments