Orlando Magic v. Philadelphia 76ers

2014-15 NBA Preview: Philadelphia 76ers

2013-14 season: 19-63, last in Atlantic Division We all knew what the Philadelphia 76ers wanted to do last season, and that was lose. But not just lose, lose as much as possible. In that regard, the team’s 2013-14 season has to be considered a resounding success. Philadelphia’s secondary goal last year was to acquire and develop…

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The Most Valuable Player

Now that we’ve entered September, there are two conversations that emerge more frequently than others during this part of the baseball calendar: playoff races and award contenders. In past years, there has been serious debate among fans and writers about who would win each league’s MVP award, and that conversation has begun to ratchet up…

Miami Marlins v New York Mets

The National League Rookie Of The Year Showdown

I’ve been having an internal debate over the last few weeks about who will take home the National League Rookie of the Year in 2014. To me, it’s emerged as a two-horse race between the lightning quick Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton and the seemingly-out-of-nowhere New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom. However, I…

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2014 Season Preview: Atlanta Falcons

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Alex Herd, Greg Kaplan and Pete Rynkowski will break down each of the 32 teams in the NFL and forecast their journey ahead. Atlanta Falcons (Last Season: 4-12) Key Additions DT Paul Soliai, DE Tyson Jackson, G Jon Asamoah, WR Devin Hester, T Jake Matthews (’14 1st…

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2014 NFL Season Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Alex Herd, Greg Kaplan and Pete Rynkowski will break down each of the 32 teams in the NFL and forecast their journey ahead. Jacksonville Jaguars (Last Season: 4-12, 3rd in AFC South) Key Additions G Zane Beadles, DE Chris Clemons, DE Ziggy Hood, RB Toby Gerhart, LB Dekoda…

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Waiver Wired: Blurred Lines NFL Podcast

What, you thought we were never going to do a podcast again? How wrong you would be… Greg Kaplan and Jeff Balinski revive their popular Blurred Lines NFL Podcast with their 2014 debut episode. The duo talks NFL wins over/unders and which teams they like as good bet options. To listen to the full episode, click…

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2014 Season Preview: Indianapolis Colts

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Alex Herd, Greg Kaplan and Pete Rynkowski will break down each of the 32 teams in the NFL and forecast their journey ahead. Indianapolis Colts (11-5 last season, AFC South champs) Key Additions DE Arthur Jones, WR Hakeem Nicks, C Phil Costa, S Mike Adams, LB D’Qwell…

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What Does A Bartolo Colon Trade Look Like?

Over the weekend, the New York Mets placed veteran starting pitcher Bartolo Colon on revocable waivers, which exposed him to the 29 other teams in the MLB. If a team claimed Colon, that team could either work out a trade with the Mets for Colon’s services, the Mets could let Colon go to the claiming…

St. Louis Rams v Cleveland Browns

2014 Season Preview: St. Louis Rams

Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Alex Herd, Greg Kaplan and Pete Rynkowski will break down each of the 32 teams in the NFL and forecast their journey ahead. St. Louis Rams (7-9 last season) Key Additions WR Kenny Britt, G Davin Joseph, QB Shaun Hill, DE Alex Carrington, LT Greg Robinson (’14…

New York Yankees vs. New York Mets

The Dilemma

I have found myself in quite the scenario. Before the 2014 season began, I put my money where my mouth was. I put $100 on the New York Mets winning more than 74 games because, quite honestly, I thought the team was plenty good enough to at least match the win total they’ve posted from the previous…