COMMENTARY | The city of St. Louis is fortunate enough to have seen success at multiple levels of various sports franchises. Despite the support the citizens of the city will throw towards the other sports franchises in town, the city remains a baseball town at heart. More »Why St. Louis is a Cardinals Town
There are only two weeks left until the top-flight European leagues go on summer break, and plenty is left to be decided. Fights for Champions League spots and also relegation battles will continue, and one club will be thanking its beloved manager while celebrating a league championship. Those of you looking for even more live soccer can check the ESPN3/Watch ESPN service, which will be offering matches on Saturday and Sunday. More »List of Live Soccer Games on US TV for May 10 to May 12
COMMENTARY | Moments after the Miami Heat suffered an agony of defeat to the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the 2013 NBA Playoffs, I was nearly convinced the Chi-Town ballers were not one-trick-ponies. Weren't you? More »Not Even Derrick Rose Can Save the Chicago Bulls from Miami Heat
COMMENTARY | Severing the final link to the Super Bowl championship season of 2002, veteran Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back, Ronde Barber, announced his retirement on Thursday, May 9, after a celebrated 16 year career. The longtime player held back tears, as he offered words of gratitude to coaches, family, and teammates during a press conference to reveal the decision at One Buc Place. In response, Bucs' fans have widely expressed appreciation for Barber's accomplishments and appear overwhelmingly convinced his next stop will come at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More »Tampa Bay Bucs Veteran Defender Ronde Barber Ends Legendary Career
COMMENTARY | Born and raised in Queens, I'm a proud and loyal fan of the New York Mets. I'll never turn my back on the team, but sometimes it's tough to root for the orange and blue. Sure, there have been magical moments in team history. There were the Miracle Mets of 1969, who stunned the heavily-favored Baltimore Orioles in the World Series, and who can forget the against-all-odds comeback in Game 6 of the 1986 Fall Classic? But being a Mets fan is more about enduring failed seasons, terrible trades and postseason heartbreak. ... More »Five Reasons It's Hard Being a Fan of the New York Mets
COMMENTARY | There may be no better time to determine what kind of team the Milwaukee Brewers are than during their upcoming ten games-in-ten days road trip against the top three teams in their division. More »How the Milwaukee Brewers Can Survive Their 10-Game Road Trip
COMMENTARY | Reports of Manny Pacquiao's demise have been greatly exaggerated. More »Manny Pacquiao: A Victim of Boxing Politics?
COMMENTARY| When considering Tyler Cloyd and Jonathan Pettibone are in a Philadelphia Phillies rotation that no longer has the masterful Roy Halladay in it, it's easy to see why former major leaguers toiling in the minor leagues might seem like attractive targets right now for the Phillies. Names like Chien Mien Wang, Jeremy Bonderman or Chris Young offer a glimmer of hope, provided such weary-armed hurlers have a little something left in the tank, but shouldn't Phillies fans expect more for their aging team's gasp at another playoff run? More »Can the Cincinnati Reds Help the Philadelphia Phillies Replace Roy Halladay?
COMMENTARY | Despite paparazzi reports that Tiger Woods was bombed on Monday night in New York City, he did anything but on Thursday at The Players Championship. More »Tiger Woods Has Best-Ever Players Opening Round with 67
COMMENTARY | In baseball, sometimes the most fascinating discussions, the ones that grab the headlines and dominate sports talk on television and radio, have nothing to do with why the manager had his player bunt, what's wrong with the star pitcher, or how many home runs a slugger hits. More »At Least Two New York Mets Pitchers Are Not on Board with Helmet Idea
COMMENTARY| Every day the Ricky Romero situation becomes a bit more interesting for the Toronto Blue Jays and its fans. More »Romero's Demotiong by the Toronto Blue Jays Isn't a Bad Thing
COMMENTARY | On April 8, 2013, one of the greatest crowds in WWE history witnessed Raw the day after Wrestlemania. The fans started the wave, chanted for random superstars, and even started the "Fandangoing" craze. But of all the WWE wrestlers who performed for this incredible crowd, the one who got the loudest cheers was a "heel" (or bad guy) named Dolph Ziggler. More »Why is Dolph Ziggler so Popular with WWE Fans?
COMMENTARY | A numerical roster might come in handy for quarterback Tom Brady. More »New England Patriots' New-Look Wide Receiving Corps Carries Uncertainty, Promise
COMMENTARY | The 2013 season is only a quarter of the way through, but it's clear that the New York Mets outfield is in need of a serious makeover. More »Five Outfielders the Mets Should Target for 2014
Let's take a quick trip down memory lane. More »Manning, Rivers and Roethlisberger: The Class of Classes?
The NASCAR Bojangles' Southern 500 is scheduled for May 11 at the Darlington Raceway. It will be the 11th Sprint Cup Series race of the season. In 2012, Jimmie Johnson won the Bojangles' Southern 500 and will be competing again. More »NASCAR Bojangles’ Southern 500 Schedule for May 11, 2013
COMMENTARY | Golf is the only professional sport in the world that affords fans a say in the officiating of a competition. Armchair referees are free to call in and voice their concerns over a ruling - or lack thereof - and actually affect a player's score. More »Viewer Ruling Call-Ins Have No Place in Golf
COMMENTARY | Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly spent years doing his homework on USC quarterback Matt Barkley, his team's fourth round draft pick. After competing head-to-head with Barkley the previous four seasons in the Pac 12, Kelly became very familiar with his new acquisition and developed a tremendous amount of respect for the Trojan quarterback. More »Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly Has Been Studying Matt Barkley for Years
COMMENTARY | The Minnesota Twins have a long history of success with the Rule 5 draft. Two of their last three picks were on display in Boston as Scott Diamond and Ryan Pressly combined to shut out the powerful Red Sox offense in 11 combined innings over two games on May 7 and 8. More »Rule 5 Success Helping Minnesota Twins Get Back to Winning Ways
COMMENTARY | "This is Braves Country." These four words are flagrantly written on the outfield wall of Turner Field, informing everyone what they should already know. In Atlanta, no other team has had the same level of success, legendary players or fan notoriety as has the Braves. Even though the city of Atlanta also has professional sports teams in the NBA, NFL and WNBA, this will always be the Braves' town. More »Atlanta Braves: Why Atlanta is a Braves Town
COMMENTARY | John Danks told reporters on Wednesday, May 8 that he expected to make at least one and maybe two more starts on his rehab assignment before making his return to Chicago. In his latest outing for AAA Charlotte, he surrendered 2 runs over 5 innings, walking 5 batters and striking out 4. Despite the mediocre stat line, he was encouraged by the quality of his pitches and the way his healing shoulder felt throughout the outing. More »What to Expect when John Danks Returns
COMMENTARY | No place offers a better sanctuary than Safeco Field on a crisp, clear summer night in Seattle. The downtown skyline provides a unique backdrop and the pink sunsets over Puget Sound infiltrate the ballpark. Safeco Field, home of the Seattle Mariners, provides the perfect place to watch baseball. More »Seattle Mariners: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Safeco Field