COMMENTARY | One way or another, history will be made on September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas when the undefeated and seemingly unbeatable Floyd Mayweather meets the undefeated 23-year-old dynamo, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. More »What is Saul Alvarez’s Secret Weapon Against Floyd Mayweather?
COMMENTARY | BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Brad Keselowski is stealing the headlines again this weekend, so to speak. More »Brad Keselowski's 'stealing' Comments Bring Swift Retorts from Rick Hendrick, Joe Gibbs
COMMENTARY | Two years ago, Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila was in the middle of his first All-Star season, having clubbed 10 home runs and 47 runs batted in with a .286 batting average during the first half of the 2011 season. It was a drastic rebound from his 2010 campaign that posted numbers for an entire season that didn't match his first half in 2011. More »Now Is the Perfect Time for Detroit Tigers to Send Alex Avila to Minors
COMMENTARY | BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Why can't Dale Earnhardt Jr. win? More »Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wants to Win 'Multiple Races in a Season'; So What's the Problem?
COMMENTARY | Once upon a time, in a boxing era far, far away, Top Rank Promotions' Bob Arum stood on top of boxing's highest mountain and shouted to the fans below that he wasn't ready to make the highly anticipated fight between Yuriorkis Gamboa and Juan Manuel Lopez. Well, it wasn't actually all that long ago. Three years to be exact. But it sure does seem like it was eons ago when both Lopez and Gamboa were on the cusp of being boxing's next best thing. ... More »The Super Fight that Never Was: How Bob Arum Blew it with Juan Manuel Lopez and Yuriorkis Gamboa
COMMENTARY | The San Francisco 49ers found their franchise quarterback, have eight All-Pros returning and made the Super Bowl last year. With head coach Jim Harbaugh leading the charge, there's few holes to poke at. Expectations remain sky-high for the 49ers in 2013 and beyond, but what are three areas of concern that surround them right now? More »Three Greatest Concerns Surrounding the San Francisco 49ers
COMMENTARY | Damian Lillard took an important first step in his quest to represent the United States as he is one of 27 players invited to July's Team USA mini-camp. More »Portland Trail Blazer Damian Lillard Invited to Team USA Mini-Camp
COMMENTARY | The Phoenix Suns have nowhere to go but up. They posted the second-worst record in the 45-year history of their franchise (25-57) in 2012-13. What five key improvements will get them back on the road to respectability in the NBA? More »Phoenix Suns: 5 Key Improvements to Make for 2013-14 Season
COMMENTARY | Remember when Eduardo Escobar was batting .500 at the beginning of the season? Well, Chris Herrmann is doing that right now. More »Chris Herrmann Could Become Ryan Doumit's Successor as Backup Catcher
COMMENTARY | The St. Louis Cardinals faced a tough decision as Jake Westbrook was activated from the disabled list in time to start the June 14th game against the Miami Marlins. Two young hurlers, Tyler Lyons and Michael Wacha, have pitched well during their debut seasons. The team was faced with the options of sending one of them down or moving one of them to the bullpen and sending out a bullpen arm. More »For the St. Louis Cardinals, Sending Michael Wacha Down is the Right Move
Analyzing the Lenient Suspensions Handed Down for Tuesday’s Pointless Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks BrawlYahoo! Contributor Network - Fri, Jun 14, 2013 4:34 PM EDT
COMMENTARY | After Tuesday night's brawl between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, punishment was inevitable. Baseball took some extra time to review video and read the umpires' report on the brouhaha before releasing their decision on appropriate punishment earlier today. More »Analyzing the Lenient Suspensions Handed Down for Tuesday’s Pointless Los Angeles Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks Brawl
COMMENTARY | The New York Red Bulls and New York Cosmos are not in any way rivals as of the posting of this piece. New York's lone top-flight club, the Red Bulls, play in Harrison, NJ. The Cosmos of the North American Soccer League, the continent's Division II pro league, will call James H. Shuart Stadium (Hofstra Stadium), located in Nassau County, New York, home for the foreseeable future. Unless/until the Cosmos join Major League Soccer, these two sides will only maybe face off against each other once a year; in US Open Cup play. More »Who Should Host the Inevitable NY Cosmos Vs. NY Red Bulls Friendly?
COMMENTARY | You always hear athletes say they don't read their own press. They say they don't watch themselves on television, either (though there are a few who will admit to screening highlight shows to see if they made the cut). More »Twitterati: Evan Longoria’s Tweets Reveal What It’s like Inside a Big League Ballplayer’s Head
COMMENTARY | Major League Baseball announced the suspensions for in the brawl between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Dodgers caught a break. More »Los Angeles Dodgers Catch Break in Brawl Suspensions
COMMENTARY | Following the finale of a four-game series with the New York Yankees where the Seattle Mariners scored just seven runs, manager Eric Wedge said, "We can't keep watching this." More »Was Calling Up Mike Zunino the Right Move, and Where Do the Seattle Mariners Go From Here?
COMMENTARY | The current focus for everyone in and around the Kansas City Chiefs organization is clearly geared towards preparing for their Week 1 matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The front office, coaches and players--both mainstays and new faces alike in all areas--are eager to flush out whatever sour taste is left in their mouths from last season's 2-14 showing. More »Kansas City Chiefs: Offseason Update for Matt Cassel and Other Former Players
COMMENTARY | Chris Perez was not supposed to be one of the question marks surrounding the Cleveland Indians' pitching staff this season. Over the course of less than two weeks, that all changed. More »How Concerned Should Cleveland Indians Be About Chris Perez?
COMMENTARY | For a guy who said he was a fast healer, Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart has been anything but so far this season. More »Milwaukee Brewers’ Corey Hart Could Be Out Until the All-Star Break
Searching for the Sacramento Kings' Next General Manager: Separating the Pretenders from the ContendersYahoo! Contributor Network - Fri, Jun 14, 2013 2:54 PM EDT
COMMENTARY | Sacramento Kings fans should soon have a better sense of what the team's front office will look like under new owner Vivek Ranadive. With head coach Michael Malone already in place, the general manager position is the last major position to fill as the front office is restructured following the dismissal of Geoff Petrie. More »Searching for the Sacramento Kings' Next General Manager: Separating the Pretenders from the Contenders
COMMENTARY | Due to nagging injuries and poor performances, the San Francisco Giants have been making roster moves seemingly every day. It's a difficult task to keep track of all the new faces, but one guy worth checking out is the versatile Juan Perez. The speedy Dominican from the Bronx has about 450 cc's of athleticism packed into his 5'11" frame, and he's already made exciting contributions. More »Juan Perez: The Most Exciting New Guy for the San Francisco Giants
COMMENTARY | The Baltimore Ravens accumulated 37 sacks last season: an adequate number, but too often opposing passers had excessive time to find an open receiver. General manager Ozzie Newsome, never one to settle for mediocrity, made upgrading the pass rush a priority, and he's done just that. By adding Chris Canty and Elvis Dumervil, the Ravens have added the weapons needed to have a fearsome pass rush, and with better health from guys like Terrell Suggs and Pernell McPhee, this year's Ravens' pass rush has the ability to be special. More »Breaking Down the Baltimore Ravens' New Look Pass Rush
COMMENTARY | It hasn't been long since the Washington Nationals called Anthony Rendon back up from the minors, but he's already given the team a nice boost and helped it through yet another round of injuries. More »Anthony Rendon Impresses as Washington Nationals Stay Afloat
COMMENTARY | Hall & Oates. Starsky & Hutch. Peanut butter & jelly. More »Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton’s Bogus Journey
COMMENTARY | The Los Angeles Clippers have a head coaching vacancy, and Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers is the man for the job. More »Doc Rivers Would Make Los Angeles Clippers Immediate Contenders
COMMENTARY | In news that shouldn't surprise anyone, reports out of Southern California are that superstars Chris Paul and Dwight Howard want to play together on the same team. This idea isn't a novel one in the new landscape of NBA stars joining forces. More »Chris Paul and Dwight Howard Joining Forces Could Save Lakers' Future