COMMENTARY | So the Denver Broncos have parted ways with veteran running back Willis McGahee. More »Denver Broncos Could Wind Up Missing Waived Willis McGahee
COMMENTARY -- Instant karma got Phil Mickelson on Thursday at the 2013 U.S. Open. For the better. More »Phil Mickelson Rewarded for Being a Good Dad with U.S. Open Lead
COMMENTARY | Who is the best young position player in Major League Baseball? Is it Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? Maybe even Manny Machado? How about Yasiel Puig? More »Three Things Milwaukee Brewers’ Jean Segura Must Do to Continue Surprising Red-Hot Start
COMMENTARY | Juan Manuel Lopez was supposed to be Puerto Rico's next big thing, the next fighter from the Isla del Encanto to represent the Boricua red, white, and blue at the highest level of the sport. He was the next in line, heir to a throne that saw stars such as Miguel Cotto, Felix Trinidad, Wilfredo Gomez, Carlos Ortiz, and Hector Camacho win world respect for the Caribbean island. More »Is Juan Manuel Lopez the Last Hope of Puerto Rican Boxing?
COMMENTARY | Criticize a leader's inexperience all you want, but the end-results are what will matter, and this holds true for NFL signal callers. Teams are increasingly willing to push unseasoned quarterbacks into the frying pan, although the science of unearthing a star is still a crapshoot, if the current league landscape is any inclination. More »Matt Flynn Isn’t the First Unused Quarterback Traded to Start
COMMENTARY | The Phoenix Suns didn't make a big splash by hiring former Boston Celtics executive Ryan McDonough as their new general manager -- at least not yet. Instead, the Suns are like comedian Louie Anderson's appearances on "Splash." They're speeding toward the water preparing for what's to come. The shockwaves won't resonate through the NBA until after impact. More »Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough Brings Steak, Will Sizzle
COMMENTARY| Despite having what appears to be a full stable of wide receivers entering the 2013 season, the New England Patriots are still looking to upgrade the position. As proof, the team recently worked out free agent Austin Collie, who could be an intriguing option. More »New England Patriots: Should Team Sign Free-Agent Wide Receiver Austin Collie?
COMMENTARY | The 2013 NCAA Men's College World Series schedule is set. After sweeping Florida State in the Tallahassee Super Regional rounds, the Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten) join the LSU Tigers and North Carolina Tar Heels as favorites to win the CWS. Who knew? More »2013 College World Series Schedule: CWS Brackets, Dates, Times
COMMENTARY | The common wisdom supposed that the Los Angeles Angels redressed an obvious defect in their batting order during the winter by signing free agent Josh Hamilton for five years at $125 million, finally adding a pure left-handed hitter to their arsenal. Two months into the season, we can see that Hamilton has changed the Angels offensively. But not how they anticipated. More »Los Angeles Angels Left in Dust by Left-Handed Pitching
COMMENTARY | It will be seven years ago next month, but for the Philadelphia Phillies faithful it probably seems like only yesterday. Ryan Howard was cranking mammoth blast after mammoth blast out of PNC Park in Pittsburgh to win the 2006 All-Star Game Home Run Derby. He went on to hit a Phillies' team record 59 homers for that season and was voted National League Most Valuable Player. More »Will the Philadelphia Phillies Ever See the Real Ryan Howard Again?
COMMENTARY | Are you still a bit skeptical on what could happen with the Dallas Cowboys switching to a 4-3 defense this season? It's alright if you are. And if you're excited, that's alright, too. That's what this time in practice and OTAs is for. More »Why Tyrone Crawford Should Be a Starter for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013
COMMENTARY | It looks as if the Boston Red Sox will suddenly be quite deep on the left side of the infield. More »Trade Will Middlebrooks? Figuring Out the Future of the Boston Red Sox Infield
COMMENTARY | There are three Los Angeles Dodgers currently employed by the club that have made the National League All-Star squad as members of the Blue Crew. All three have dealt with a combination of injury and ineffectiveness in 2013, and it's one of the primary reasons the club sits in last place in the NL West at 28-37, 8.5 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks. More »Los Angeles Dodgers’ Three All-Stars Have Fallen Short of Their 2013 Goals
COMMENTARY | In less than a year's time, the 2014 World Cup will kick off in Brazil. More »Confederations Cup: Brazil Primed to Convert Critics
COMMENTARY | If all goes to plan, Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson will return to the lineup June 14 after missing more than a month with a hamstring injury. While Jackson's presence means a return to stability at the top of manager Jim Leyland's lineup card, Jackson will also benefit Torii Hunter. More »With Austin Jackson Returning, Expect Torii Hunter to Thrive Again
Once Compared to Cal Ripken Jr., Billy Rowell Strikes Out as Worst Baltimore Orioles Draft Pick of All TimeYahoo! Contributor Network - Thu, Jun 13, 2013 2:59 PM EDT
COMMENTARY | In 2006, the Baltimore Orioles' front office was so giddy with their top draft choice that then-scouting director Joe Jordan nearly compared high school shortstop Billy Rowell to the iconic Cal Ripken Jr. More »Once Compared to Cal Ripken Jr., Billy Rowell Strikes Out as Worst Baltimore Orioles Draft Pick of All Time
International football again dominates the "soccer on TV" conversation this weekend. The Confederations Cup gets underway beginning on Saturday, and the UEFA Euro U-21 takes two more steps toward what should, in theory, be an entertaining Final. Those of you with access to the ESPN3/Watch ESPN service are in luck, as matches will be shown via that service on Saturday and Sunday. Included in those contests is a game involving the US Women. More »List of Live Soccer Games on US TV for June 14 to June 16
COMMENTARY | Perhaps one of the most important roster moves the Baltimore Ravens made this offseason to ensure a chance at another Super Bowl run was the re-signing of left tackle Bryant McKinnie. More »Baltimore Ravens: Is Bryant McKinnie a Changed Man?
COMMENTARY | Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson may be on the disabled list, but the New York Yankees will be well represented at the All-Star Game this year. Thursday, the managers for the game announced their coaching staffs for the July 16 contest at Citi Field and their lists included seven former Yankees. More »Seven Former Yankees Set to Suit Up for All-Star Game
COMMENTARY | There are plenty of stats that are mentioned on a daily basis to the point it would be hard to forget them. Others, though, are a bit more obscure. I don't mean "Player X's batting average when facing left-handed pitching between the hours of four and seven PM when coming off of a loss" type of obscure, but particular statistics that are not being mentioned ad nauseum. It may be something as basic as an earned run average, just so long as it's flying below the radar. More »Chicago Cubs: Four Random Stats You Might Be Unaware of in 2013
COMMENTARY | The TNA Bound for Glory Series is a professional wrestling tournament in which 12 wrestlers compete in a series of matches over several months to determine who receives a World Heavyweight title shot at the Bound for Glory pay-per-view, TNA's biggest event of the year. More »Aces and Eights Should Be in TNA Bound for Glory Series
COMMENTARY | The Detroit Lions defensive depth chart at the end of last season was simply not talented enough to be left alone. Chris Houston is a an underrated player, but there was not a steady presence on the other side of the field at cornerback. Darius Slay is someone that can step in right away and learn the nuances of the NFL game on the fly because he is so supremely talented. More »Detroit Lions: Darius Slay Will Have an Immediate Impact