COMMENTARY | Both the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder appeared poised for a collision course this season, one the NBA hasn't seen since the Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz did battle in back-to-back NBA Finals in the '90s. While the Heat have a favor to return with the Mavericks, arguably, the battle with the most ego perks is one with Kevin Durant and company. Minus Russell Westbrook, forget about it. More »Why a Miami Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder 2013 NBA Finals Won't Happen
COMMENTARY | If Bryce Harper continued at his current pace for the remainder of the season, he would finish with the following stat line: a .297 average, 164 hits, 28 doubles, 47 home runs, and 98 RBIs. More »Washington Nationals Need to Create More Opportunities for Bryce Harper
COMMENTARY | Enigma: 1. A puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation. 2. A person of puzzling or contradictory character. 3. The Pittsburgh Steelers' Offensive Line. More »Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Line Still Has More Questions Than Answers
COMMENTARY | It's only fitting the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings face off in the playoffs the last year of Detroit's existence in the Western Conference. The only time they'll ever meet in the playoffs after this year is if we see them both in the Stanley Cup Final, which, let's be honest, is a matchup everyone and their mother hopes to see at some point. More »Stanley Cup Semifinal Preview: Detroit Red Wings Vs. Chicago Blackhawks
COMMENTARY | Donovan McNabb will retire as a Philadelphia Eagle, with a plan in place to sign a one-day contract in September before making retirement official. McNabb, speaking on his NBC Sports Radio show Monday, said it is likely his retirement will become official during week three of the 2013 season, according to Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News. That is when the Kansas City Chiefs visit Philadelphia. McNabb's long time head coach, Andy Reid, is currently the head coach in Kansas City. More »Philadelphia Eagles: Donovan McNabb Era to End Where it All Began
COMMENTARY | Hey, Ron Gardenhire, how do you like that defense? More »Minnesota Twins Hope Spectacular Night by Aaron Hicks Is Just the Beginning
COMMENTARY | Heading into Tuesday's game with the Miami Marlins, the Cincinnati Reds are 2 1/2 games behind the division-leading St. Louis Cardinals. More »Three Reasons Why the Cincinnati Reds Will Be Leading the NL Central by June 1
COMMENTARY | For the first time in 13 seasons, the Dallas Mavericks didn't reach the NBA's postseason. Without Dirk Nowitzki the Mavs got off to a tepid start in 2013, going .500 in their first 20 games. And while winning streaks have become massively overhyped in the age of 24-hour media, Dallas wasn't able to put together a winning streak of more than four games throughout the entire season. More »2013 Summer Outlook for the Dallas Mavericks
COMMENTARY| There is the old saying that you can't win the pennant in April, but you can lose it. More »How the Los Angeles Dodgers' and New York Yankees' Injuries Compare
COMMENTARY | On Saturday, May 18, 2013, former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold will attempt to establish himself as a top contender within the UFC when he takes on former Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort. More »Testosterone Replacement Therapy Aside, Luke Rockhold's Focus Needs to Shift to UFC on FX 8
COMMENTARY | A major-league player almost never wants to hear the news that he's heading to the disabled list, whether it's a short trip or a long-term stay. In the midst of a breakout season, Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson received the news that he's been placed on the 15-day DL with a pulled left hamstring. More »No Reason to Panic After Austin Jackson Lands on DL
COMMENTARY | Eight years, $184 million. Those are the numbers that have the blood of Minnesota Twins fans boiling. More »Joe Mauer's Contract Would Be Friendlier If the Minnesota Twins Showed Some Aggressiveness
COMMENTARY | When the New England Patriots signed Canadian Football League standout Armond Armstead, they immediately injected youth, athleticism and size into their front seven. More »What Does Armond Armstead Bring to the New England Patriots Defense?
COMMENTARY | Amid the seemingly daily brewing political scandals in Washington involving the Obama administration, the oft-asked questions from the Right are: What did President Obama know, and when did he know it? More »So What If Tiger Woods Told a Little White Lie?
COMMENTARY | Folks have been on Matt Kemp's case this season, and for good reason. The Los Angeles Dodgers' best player is having a season not worthy of a $20 million per season salary. More »Matt Kemp's Poor Start Personifies Los Angeles Dodgers' Struggles in 2013
COMMENTARY | The 2013 edition of rookie minicamp for the Cincinnati Bengals arrived with a heightened sense of excitement from fans after the front office added 10 players in a draft class widely hailed as exceptional. More »Cincinnati Bengals: Most Important Notes from Rookie Minicamp
COMMENTARY | The additions were skeptical at best. The Philadelphia Phillies, staring at a free agent class of outfielders rife with possibility, made a trade with the Minnesota Twins to pick up young centerfielder Ben Revere. Then they waited before gifting the Philadelphia area with the reigning ALCS MVP, Delmon Young, whose resume doesn't go much farther in baseball circles outside of the crown he holds and the racial epithets he's spewed. More »Philadelphia Phillies' Outfield is a Statistical Disgrace
Major League Soccer history was made at the end of the weekend, as the Houston Dynamo lost at home for the first time in almost two years. Elsewhere around the league, the top spot in MLS power rankings still belongs to Texas, while the worst side in the league isn't getting any better. Don't ignore how well Montreal have begun the season. They've got everything a team needs to win it all. More »2013 Week 11 MLS Power Rankings
COMMENTARY | There has been plenty of negative press surrounding the New York Mets over the last two weeks. They've lost four games in a row, have fallen seven games under .500 (14-21) for the first time this season, and still have three games left to play against the NL-best St. Louis Cardinals. New York hasn't been doing a lot of things, but the most glaring issue is their lack of offense. More »New York Mets: David Wright Needs More Support in the Lineup
COMMENTARY | The last Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold, will be in for his toughest test as a professional MMA fighter when he faces Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 8. More »Luke Rockhold Plans to Dictate the Pace at UFC on FX 8
COMMENTARY | There's just something special about NASCAR's all-star race. More »NASCAR's All-star Race is the Perfect Time for Cup Drivers to Let it All Hang Out
COMMENTARY | One of boxing's most effective legal "cheats" involves forcing your opponent to fight at a weight above or below his own comfort level. More »Floyd Mayweather Wants Canelo Alvarez to Fight at 147 Lbs.?
COMMENTARY | A few days before Saul Alvarez's high profile bout with Austin Trout at San Antonio's Alamodome on April 20, it was reported that a warrant had been issued for his arrest in his home state of Jalisco, Mexico. Alvarez, who was already in Texas at the time of the issuing of the warrant, was momentarily safe, but would apparently be in hot water upon returning home. More »Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and the Case of the Vanishing Arrest Warrant
COMMENTARY | Witnessing Floyd Mayweather completely dismantle Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero en route to a dominant, albeit uneventful, one-sided unanimous decision on Showtime's replay of the May 4th pay per view brought to the realization one very important thing: Floyd Mayweather had the potential to be the called the greatest boxer of all-time but won't be. More »Will Floyd Mayweather Ever Be Considered the Greatest of All Time?
A lay man checking into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings this week sure wouldn't get the actual story after 11 races of the 2013 season. More »Hot/Not: Jimmie Johnson's big lead is a mirage