COMMENTARY | When the Denver Broncos signed strong safety Brian Dawkins in 2009 to a five-year $17 million contract, the team was in a different place. More »The Time for the Broncos to Sign Charles Woodson is Now
COMMENTARY | The hammer has come down on the anchor, but do we even understand why? More »Adoption of Anchoring Ban a Matter of Stroke Integrity, Not Advantage
COMMENTARY | For Arsenal fans, the end of the 2012-2013 soccer season comes with major relief. The Gunners narrowly secured the final Champions League spot for next season with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United on Sunday. If Arsenal did not win in Newcastle, the Gunners' biggest rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, could have overtaken them into fourth place in the standings with a win at White Hart Lane against visiting Sunderland. ... More »What's Next for Arsenal?
COMMENTARY | The Dallas Mavericks have an abundance of salary cap space heading into this offseason and pure logic would suggest that they will be one of the more active players in both the free agent and trade markets this summer. And while there are only two viable franchise centerpieces on the market via unrestricted free agency in Chris Paul and Dwight Howard, the Mavericks will certainly look at a bevy of other free agent options. More »Dallas Mavericks Prospective Free Agent Profile: Josh Smith
COMMENTARY | The Miami Heat eliminated the Chicago Bulls from the playoffs for the second time in three seasons, despite Chicago taking the first game of the series. The Bulls were eliminated in the first round by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2011-12. The Game 1 win gave fans hope, but we all knew it was simply delaying the inevitable. More »Chicago Bulls: Season in Review, Time to Make Tough Decisions
It's May, which means it's time for the New York Red Bulls to get hot before a summer swoon sends them down Major League Soccer power rankings and the league table. Houston Dynamo all of a sudden can't win at home, and Seattle Sounders appear to be frighteningly good. DC United managed to avoid defeat, something they hadn't done in over two months until this past weekend. More »2013 Week 12 MLS Power Rankings
Money Aside, Should Jordan Schafer Be Starting in Center Field Over B.J. Upton for the Atlanta Braves?Yahoo! Contributor Network - Tue, May 21, 2013 12:39 PM EDT
COMMENTARY | Yes, it is still too early to overact to a horrendously slow start from B.J. Upton. But, with as well as Jordan Schafer has been playing it would do the Atlanta Braves some good to at least think about sitting the overpaid Upton in place of Schafer while he's swinging the bat well. More »Money Aside, Should Jordan Schafer Be Starting in Center Field Over B.J. Upton for the Atlanta Braves?
COMMENTARY | Entering May 21 the Toronto Blue Jays are 18-25 overall, and in last place in the AL East. While there are many reasons for their disappointing start to the season, a big reason could be the list of players who currently have a spot on the team's disabled list. More »Toronto Blue Jays Disabled List Report
COMMENTARY | We all make mistakes but when you're a professional sports team like the Minnesota Twins, those mistakes are put under a broader microscope. More »The Five Biggest Free-Agent Busts in the History of the Minnesota Twins
COMMENTARY | Miguel Cabrera has simply been the best thing to ever happen to the Detroit Tigers since being acquired in the 2007 offseason. The 30-year-old is the game's best hitter and on a fast track to a second consecutive Triple Crown. More »For the Detroit Tigers, Life Without Miguel Cabrera Nearly Became a Reality
COMMENTARY | On the morning of May 21, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the Royal & Ancient Golf Club (R&A) did exactly what everyone thought they were going to do: officially ban the anchored putting stroke. More »Three Issues More Important Than Anchored Putting
COMMENTARY | After the Sprint All-Star Race fan vote on Saturday, it is evident that the fans want to see more of Danica Patrick. This is just the most recent example of how Danica is a great thing for NASCAR. More »Danica Patrick's Benefit to NASCAR Proven by Fan Vote
COMMENTARY | It was pretty clear to the people who surrounded the Steelers organization during the 2012 offseason that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was pretty upset when the team parted ways with offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. They replaced the now-Cardinals head coach with former Cardinals OC Todd Haley. More »Second Season is the "Magic Year" for Quarterbacks Under Todd Haley
COMMENTARY | The St. Louis Cardinals entered a May 20 road game against the San Diego Padres boasting a 28-15 record and held a narrow 2.5-game lead over the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League Central. Like any other team in Major League Baseball, the Cardinals have suffered their fair share of injuries, particularly in the starting rotation, which has made the team's incredible start to the season all the more impressive. More »St. Louis Cardinals Injury and DL Report
COMMENTARY | There is no denying that the Detroit Lions franchise has become better since Jim Schwartz took over as head coach in 2009. The team has successfully moved on from the 0-16 blunder that was 2008 and has even made a trip to the postseason in 2011. However, with the talent currently on the roster, and having come off a disappointing 4-12 season in 2012, is it time to really put Schwartz on the hot seat? More »Detroit Lions 2013 Season: Is Jim Schwartz on the Hot Seat?
Los Angeles Dodgers Have a History of Mishandling Injuries, but They Did Right by Zack Greinke and His Broken CollarboneYahoo! Contributor Network - Tue, May 21, 2013 11:40 AM EDT
COMMENTARY | Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone after Carlos Quentin charged the mound on April 11. The original timetable for recovery and rehab following surgery was eight weeks, but Greinke managed a speedy recovery and was back in the bigs on May 15 (5.1 IP, 5 hits, 4 Ks, 0 BB, 83 pitches -- 50 for strikes), a turnaround of roughly five weeks from the day of the brawl. More »Los Angeles Dodgers Have a History of Mishandling Injuries, but They Did Right by Zack Greinke and His Broken Collarbone
COMMENTARY| It's difficult to believe that the baseball season is nearly two months old. While the major league clubs get all the attention, there are numerous players in the system who continue the push to make it to the bigs. Here's a look at some of Boston's top prospects. More »On the Farm: A Progress Report for the Top Prospects of the Boston Red Sox
COMMENTARY | The Kansas City Chiefs will feature a much different look when the 2013 NFL season kicks off--primarily with who will be taking the snaps on offense and the plan of attack once the ball is in the quarterback's hand. More »Dexter McCluster Could See Larger Role in Kansas City Chiefs West Coast Offense
COMMENTARY | Los Angeles has the massive market, superstar celebrities, engrossing endorsements and wonderful weather, but Houston, honestly, offers a better chance at winning a title for Dwight Howard. If Howard leaves L.A. and joins James Harden in Houston, is that really a downgrade? More »Dwight Howard Picking Rockets Over Lakers?
Last season, the Baltimore Ravens ended the NFC's three-game winning streak in the Super Bowl with a 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers. More »Champs Until Dethroned: Are the San Francisco 49ers the Best in the NFC?
COMMENTARY | I support the anchoring ban. I don't support the lack of data to support the rationale of it. More »Where's the Beef? Governing Bodies Don't Show Statistical Proof Backing Anchoring Ban
COMMENTARY | The New England Patriots have enjoyed three excellent seasons from Rob Gronkowski since drafting the tight end out of the University of Arizona. However, the team has cause for concern about his mounting injuries and how they could impact his production going forward. More »Rob Gronkowski's Mounting Injuries Should Concern the New England Patriots
COMMENTARY | The Chicago White Sox's slow start at 20-23 is not cause for alarm for first-year general manager Rick Hahn. While the mediocre results and aging core has caused some fans to call for a rebuilt roster like what is in progress on the north side of Chicago, Hahn does not appear interested in such a project. More »No Rebuild in Sight for Chicago White Sox
COMMENTARY | Part one of a seven-part series predicting 2013 statistics for key Arizona Cardinals players begins with quarterback Carson Palmer. Despite being in a new offense with new coaches, Palmer has a chance this season to do what few Cardinals quarterbacks have done in a season. More »Arizona Cardinals 2013 Statistical Predictions: QB Carson Palmer to Have a Big Year?