2013 NBA Mock Draft

The NBA Draft is upon us. For me, that means being glued to twitter and basketball rumors websites to track all the potential storylines on draft night and seeking out as many mock drafts as possible. Yes, I’m a bit of a nerd.

Can the Miami Heat be beaten in a seven game series?

Since LeBron James left Cleveland and headed to South Beach, the Miami Heat have become a powerhouse. Teams like the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics have been able to frustrate King James and company at times, but aside from Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks defeating the Heat during the first year of the “Big […]

JaMarcus Russell’s workout with Chicago Bears is not a big deal

Multiple media outlets have reported that on Friday, the Chicago Bears will workout four quarterbacks at Halas Hall. One of those signal-callers is the first overall pick from the 2007 NFL Draft, JaMarcus Russell. Russell has been out of the NFL since 2009 and rightly earned the “bust” label after three miserable seasons in Oakland.

Kevin Durant and Matt Kemp are young stars who break the mold

One of the oldest stereotypes in the book is that of the “dumb jock,” or the idea of the macho male athlete who is self-centered and boastful whenever he gets the chance to be. In professional sports, the term “greedy” is thrown into that stereotype.

Who’s Still In The Running For AL, NL MVP and Cy Young?

With that, time is running out for this year’s MVP and Cy Young Candidates to make cases for themselves. All four races look to be highly contested and full of tough decisions for voters. Let’s dive in and look at these races in each league.

Michigan Suspensions of Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark Harsh But Warranted

The Michigan Wolverines football team took a big, self-induced hit yesterday, and it will hinder their chances of beating Alabama later today. Still, it was the right decision.

Chicago Bears: Devin Thomas Out, Rashied Davis In

Just a day after newly acquired Bears wide receiver Devin Thomas retired from the NFL, the Bears reportedly are bringing back Rashied Davis in his place.

New-Look Miami Marlins Were Always Destined To Sell … For Same Old Reason

Let’s take a trip back to November and December of last year. The Miami Marlins were making moves left and right. Now though, barely more than half a season later, the Marlins are in full-fledged fire sale mode. It really shouldn’t be a surprise.

Can Chicago Bulls Rebuild a Contender Despite Jerry Reinsdorf’s Luxury Tax Aversion?

The top teams in today’s NBA vary in a lot of different ways. However, they all have one thing in common: they aren’t afraid to pay the luxury tax. That’s where the Chicago Bulls differ.

For The Chicago Bears, Now Is The Time

Signing Matt Forte allows the Bears to focus solely on the task at hand: winning a Super Bowl title. And they better do it quickly, because after this year the window may be closing.

Anniversary of Disco Demolition Not A Proud One

Two days ago marked the 33rd anniversary of Disco Demolition Night for White Sox fans. To this day, it is still one of those most widely recognized events in the history of baseball, as it is the last time that there has ever been a forfeit in an American League game.

Shortened Crosstown Classic Could Be Good For White Sox-Cubs Rivalry

MLB has announced that the Sox-Cubs, and most other interleague rivalry series, will be shortened from six to four games, with two games being in each park as opposed to three. This could end up being a good thing for the rivalry.

Analyzing The NBA’s New Big 3 Era: Is It Really As Bad As It’s Being Made Out To Be?

Why is it good if the same teams are there at the end all the time? How is it fair? It’s for that competitive balance reason why so many are opposed to stars ending up in just a few cities, claiming that it is bad for the league and that it’s a huge problem. However, is it really?

What Kirk Hinrich’s Return Means for the Chicago Bulls

The Bulls brought back an old friend today: Kirk Hinrich. What will his role be this time around? And what does this move mean for the Bulls?

Streaking White Sox Need To Improve Bullpen

On a roster with not that many flaws, there is one that jumps off the page: the White Sox currently have eight rookie pitchers, with six of the team’s seven relief pitchers being rookies.