Brian Wilson, Los Angeles Dodgers agree to one-year, $10 million deal

The beard will be staying put for at least another season. On Thursday the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a one-year, $10 million contract with reliever Brian Wilson.

Los Angeles Dodgers activate Brian Wilson from disabled list

We can now officially welcome Brian Wilson and his beard back to Major League Baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers activated the 31-year-old right-hander from the disabled list on Monday and added him to their bullpen.

Commercial Grade: NBA 2K12 featuring Michael Jordan, Drake and Brian Wilson

The main gimmick of NBA2K12 is the “NBA’s Greatest” mode, where one can play as any of a large group of historical teams and players. As such, the commercial released a couple weeks ago focuses on the argument of who is the greatest team ever assembled.

The most important player for each of this year’s probable playoff teams

Rickie Weeks’ recent injury got Chris thinking about who the most irreplaceable players on other contenders are. Like in the Brewers’ case, it’s not always the best player, but often a player that has a unique role within the team that has made them successful to this point so far.

Relief Pitchers Need Relief Too: Using Overlooked Bullpen Metrics to Predict the 2011 MLB Playoffs

By looking at some bullpen performances and usage rates from this season and comparing them to playoff teams from the past few years, we can draw some reasonable conclusions for how some teams may fare the rest of the way in 2011.

Brian Wilson is bearded, famously crazy, and a damn good dude

Yesterday, Brian Wilson announced the establishment of the Michael Wilson Scholarship to honor his late father and the elder Wilson’s commitment to the U.S. Air Force.