1. 1 Christmas Wish Each NHL Team Has on Its List

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry lockout! The NHL has been a naughty league, and for that, Gary Bettman will be getting coal in his stocking...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 6,711 reads 47 comments

  2. NHL Free Agency: Bad Teams Back in Playoff Contention Thanks to Offseason Deals

    Though all December hockey games are now canceled, there is still time to salvage the minimum 48-game season. Where there is a season, there are playoffs, and where there are playoffs, there are last year’s losing teams fighting for redemption...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 339 reads 2 comments

  3. Each NHL Team's Best Potential Trade Chip After Lockout

    After reviewing the rejected CBAs between the NHLPA and the NHL , one thing seems imminent—player contracts are heading toward major reform...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,750 reads 10 comments

  4. NHL Lockout 2012: 5 Reasons NHL Is in Dire Straits If Lockout Cancels Season

    Hockey fans are a dedicated tribe that scrapes together their hard-earned money to see their favorite NHL players...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 6,827 reads 11 comments

  5. NHL Speculation: 5 Coaches on the Hot Seat If/When the Season Starts

    After every offseason, many NHL coaches go into the upcoming season with a new hand of players: Some have picked up a full house and others a pair of two’s...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,992 reads 10 comments

  6. NHL Lockout 2012: 5 Reasons Lockout Will End Before Winter Classic

    After a summer of swirling rumors, NHL fans had their worst fears confirmed—a 2012 NHL lockout. However, there are numerous factors suggesting that an NHL season will almost certainly resume before the 2012 Winter Classic...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 12,421 reads 9 comments

  7. Philadelphia Eagles: Week 5 Against the Steelers Will Set Pace for Vick's Season

    The Philadelphia Eagles and their quarterback Michael Vick have been muscling through wins by the skin of their teeth...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,673 reads 3 comments

  8. Boston Bruins: 5 Reasons Why Tuukka Rask Will Make Fans Forget Tim Thomas

    It's out with the old, in with the new in Boston: Boston Bruins ’ goaltender Tim Thomas announced he will take the 2012-13 season off to spend more time with friends and family...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,391 reads 4 comments

  9. Pittsburgh Penguins' 5 Biggest Worries During the Lockout

    The 2012 NHL lockout is affecting everybody—that includes the NHL’s best offensive hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins ...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,834 reads 5 comments

  10. NFL Week 4 Waiver Wire: 5 Receivers Worth the Pick Up

    As the NFL season approaches Week 4, there is still time for fantasy team owners to strengthen their offense with sleeper picks...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 5,224 reads 1 comments

  11. Tim Tebow: New York Jets Should Give Tebow Chance Sooner Rather Than Later

    With New York Jets starting quarterback Mark Sanchez on the decline, Jets head coach Rex Ryan has a responsibility to keep his team in this season...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 3,906 reads 65 comments

  12. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons This Season Will Test Paul Holmgren's Limits

    Things have not been ideal for Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, who worked tirelessly for a big signing during the off season...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about 2 years ago 1,058 reads 4 comments

  13. Denver Bronco: Why Peyton Manning Is Not Enough to Win AFC West

    36-year-old Peyton Manning , who looked ageless in his Week-1 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers , throwing for 253 yards in a 31-19 Denver Broncos ' victory, looked horrendous in game two against the Atlanta Falcons ...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 707 reads 10 comments

  14. NHL Lockout 2012: 5 Players with the Most to Lose from Extended Lockout

    Last Sunday, the NHL officially went into a lockout with players and team owners unable to come to a collective bargaining agreement...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 4,750 reads 1 comments

  15. Pittsburgh Penguins: 5 Reasons the Penguins Didn't Need Shane Doan Anyway

    After much push and pull from Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero, the Penguins have been unable to add Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan to their arsenal of offensive guns...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 1,280 reads 12 comments

  16. US Open Tennis 2012: Breakout Americans from Flushing Meadows

    This year’s U.S. Open crowned Andy Murray with his first Grand Slam win after a five-set marathon against Novak Djokovic . The final game was a nail biter but the U.S...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 950 reads 1 comments

  17. NFL Week 2 Picks: 5 Matchups You Can't Miss

    With the commencement of Week 1, the pace has been set for Week 2 and already, there have been some unexpected turns. Week 2 is just around the corner, and there are several games that will be guaranteed nail-biters...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 1,180 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Free Agency 2012: 4 Alternatives to Shane Doan for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    For a while, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero was in heavy pursuit of Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan. Although Doan is no longer an option for Shero, there are still a few free agents capable of secondary scoring support...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 3,125 reads 4 comments

  19. Philadelphia Flyers: 3 Reasons Jakub Voracek Won't Be Same Without Jaromir Jagr

    The Philadelphia Flyers will likely be turning to 23-year-old Jakub Voracek to fill the void in Philly's first line left by living NHL legend Jaromir Jagr...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 1,449 reads 13 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: Why We Should Believe Toronto Will Be Better in 2012-13

    The Maple Leafs are facing a playoff drought hot enough to melt the ice in the Air Canada Centre. Toronto might not have Lord Stanley in their sights, but a new season with some ...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 2,229 reads 33 comments

  21. 5 Reasons the Boston Bruins Will Win Their 7th Stanley Cup in 2013

    The 2011 Stanley Cup champions found themselves eliminated in the first round of the 2012 playoffs after a devastating, 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 7...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 3,890 reads 12 comments

  22. MLB Playoff Race 2012: 5 Teams That Will Be Left Out

    With only a little more than a month to go, the gun commencing the 2012 MLB playoff race has finally been shot—no team is safe. Some division leaders have a bit more cushion but, as of right now, any team can be dethroned...

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  23. NBA Rumors: Is Adding Chris Andersen a Good Call for Miami Heat?

    Chris Andersen , AKA the "Birdman", looks to nest in Miami after being excused from the Denver Nuggets following a police investigation—one of many on Andersen's criminal record...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 28,859 reads 21 comments

  24. West Virginia Football: The All-Time Dream Team

    In 121 years, the West Virginia football program has made a heck of a name for itself. Ranked 14th among NCAA football teams in victories (701), the Mountaineers have a plethora of players that could comprise a dream team...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 6,407 reads 6 comments

  25. Fantasy Football 2012: 5 NFC Studs Your Opponents Won't Think About

    Early draft picks and powerhouses are not the keys to winning fantasy football bragging rights. It is tactically chosen "sleeper picks" that separate the elite teams from the bottom of the barrel...

    Kevin Schlittenhardt Written by Kevin Schlittenhardt about over 2 years ago 1,885 reads 0 comments