COMMENTARY | The Cincinnati Bengals certainly aren't hurting for cap space in 2013, but it may be time to dump offensive guard Travelle Wharton and his contract. More »Cincinnati Bengals Need to Cut Travelle Wharton
COMMENTARY | Pitch No. 128 was upcoming for the 22-year-old left-handed hurler from Puerto Rico. The game was far from in doubt as the Milwaukee Brewers led the Baltimore Orioles 7-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, yet no one in attendance at Memorial Stadium had left the ballpark. More »Owner of Sole Milwaukee Brewers No-Hitter, Juan Nieves Retired Too Early
COMMENTARY | The Pittsburgh Steelers' 2012 season was filled with highs and lows, excitement and hope that was eventually dashed into heartbreak. But it's not all bad news for the Steelers, especially when you consider the trajectory this team has been on since 2000. More »History Points to Playoffs for Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013
COMMENTARY | D-Wade is not done. More »D-Wade Deteriorating? Shame on You for Asking
COMMENTARY | We're already three weeks into May, and Charles Woodson is still without a team. More »NFL Free Agency: Why Charles Woodson Would Be Great Again with the Oakland Raiders
COMMENTARY | Whether Vitor Belfort wants to admit it or not, the Brazilian is inching closer to having the dreaded asterisk symbol hover over his impressive career turnaround during what was thought to be the twilight years of his MMA career. As the spinning heel kick Belfort unleashed landed square on the jaw of Luke Rockhold in their highly anticipated middleweight title tilt, fight fans everywhere gasped in excitement as the former UFC light heavyweight champion once again thrilled with his ability to produce spectacular knockouts. ... More »Should Vitor Belfort's Victories in Brazil Come with an Asterisk?
COMMENTARY | When free agent wide receiver/special teams connoisseur Josh Cribbs signed with the Oakland Raiders on May 16, general manager Reggie McKenzie knew exactly what he was getting. More »NFL Free Agency: What Josh Cribbs Brings to Oakland Raiders
COMMENTARY | The Minnesota Twins came into the 2013 season trying to convince their fans that their starting pitching was improved. Of course, after the disaster of 2012, the starting pitching could hardly be worse. More »Minnesota Twins Need to Make Changes to Starting Rotation
COMMENTARY | Fredi Gonzalez could be in danger of being cast for the next season of "Hoarders." The third-year Atlanta Braves manager has taken to collecting so many catchers that it may be time for his neighbors to call on the authorities to get him the help he needs. Since Brian McCann and Evan Gattis are proving to be valuable pieces to a potential playoff push, Gerald Laird is the odd man out on the Atlanta roster. More »Atlanta Braves: It is Time to Let Gerald Laird Go
COMMENTARY | Sang Moon Base won the HP Byron Nelson Championship on Sunday, May 19 for his first career victory on the PGA Tour. In doing so, he also became the eighth first-timer to win in 2013. More »Multiple Winners Becoming Endangered on PGA Tour
COMMENTARY | Jeff Locke held the Houston Astros scoreless through seven innings Sunday, just long enough for Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli to come in and shut the door like they have so many times this season. It was a masterful performance for the young pup of the rotation, even if it was against the worst team in baseball. The feat marks the third time this season Locke has held opponents scoreless during an outing, a trend that Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers are accomplishing at a rapid rate so far. More »Tossing Up Zeros: The Pittsburgh Pirates Excel at Blanking Opponents
COMMENTARY | When it comes to signing free agents, the results have been a mixed bag over the years for the Cleveland Indians. More »The Top Five Free-Agent Busts in Cleveland Indians History
COMMENTARY | The Cincinnati Bengals tight end position may be the key to opening up the Bengals offense in 2013. However, this is not fully due to former first-round selections Jermaine Gresham and Tyler Eifert. 2012 fourth-round pick Orson Charles could very well become the chess piece that will allow the Bengals to exploit opposing defenses. More »Cincinnati Bengals: Is Orson Charles the Key to the Offense in 2013?
No matter what the advice is, if it's coming from one of his veteran teammates, New York Giants first-round draft pick Justin Pugh is all ears. More »NY Giants OL Justin Pugh is Ready to Learn from Teammates
COMMENTARY | Having released veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer just a short time ago, the Arizona Cardinals must keep with the theme and also cut second-year QB Ryan Lindley. More »The Arizona Cardinals Must Cut QB Ryan Lindley
COMMENTARY | Just over a year ago, the Chicago Bears hired Phil Emery, then Kansas City's director of college scouting, as the fifth general manager in team history. His hiring brought an end to the 11-year run of former GM Jerry Angelo, a tenure I graded here in a previous column. Just a year into his run at the helm, Emery is making all the right moves. More »Chicago Bears Making All the Right Moves
COMMENTARY | Wes Welker, Louis Vasquez and Shaun Phillips have long been in the fold, but the Denver Broncos aren't done with free agency. More »3 Reasons Why Charles Woodson Should Be a Denver Bronco in 2013
The Premier League's Survival Sunday/Judgment Sunday has come and gone, but that doesn't mean that fans living in the United States have to rely on just video highlights to get a fix whenever Major League Soccer matches aren't being featured on television. Three days of the current workweek will provide live games on TV. Included in that are a trio of cup contests, some action from Spain, and also an exhibition that will showcase two clubs that probably should have had better seasons. More »List of Live Soccer Games on US TV for May 20 to May 23
COMMENTARY | The Toronto Raptors have yet to use their amnesty provision and the obvious target is Andrea Bargnani. More »Why Toronto Raptors Need to Cut Andrea Bargnani
COMMENTARY | Never in a million years would I have predicted that the Chicago Cubs would have a tough decision about where to put Matt Garza upon his return from the disabled list. More »Chicago Cubs: Why Moving Carlos Villanueva to the Bullpen Was the Right Decision
COMMENTARY| As the Major League Baseball season hits the quarter-pole, the Cleveland Indians have no doubt been one of the surprises of the early season. At 23-17, the Indians are currently tied with the Detroit Tigers for first place in the American League Central, having won 15 of their last 19 games after an 8-13 start to the 2013 campaign. Do the Indians have the firepower to keep pace with the Tigers, or has the month of May just been an oasis of wins in what will eventually become a desert of losses? More »Five Reasons the Cleveland Indians Can Win the AL Central
COMMENTARY | The San Francisco 49ers were among the group of 15 teams that did not have a kick return or punt return for a touchdown in 2012, which brings to light the ultra-picky skepticism of the team's kick return unit entering the new season. More »Who Will Return Kicks for the 49ers This Season?
COMMENTARY | In the land of premature extrapolation that is the sports media, we have a number of surefire Conn-Smythe Trophy candidates who will definitely win ... if their teams don't happen to be among the remaining seven of eight that will go home losers, and if they don't happen to regress to a certain mediocrity in the remaining three quarters of the postseason. More »Pittsburgh Penguins' Dupuis Deserves Some Selke Love