Every sport has its father and son bloodlines, but Major League Baseball includes uncles, cousins, and grandparents who played the game.
The 2017 class has strong athletes, including a Cuban import and two players acquired in midseason trades. Here are 5 picks for 2017 MLB Rookie of the Year.
Stephen Curry is just the sixth NBA point guard to win the MVP award. How does he stack up to his contemporaries?
Give us the celebrity sports fans who root for their teams without hogging the spotlight. These 5 stars fly under the radar when cheering for their teams.
For the Cubs to make it to the 2017 World Series, the team needs a new plan. This is our take on the Chicago Cubs’ 2017 projected starting lineup.
Many pro athletes have gone from one competitive sport to another when they became political figures. Here are 5 athletes who served in Congress.
There are many World Series winners in MLB history, but 4 unique players stand out for their special World Series achievements.
The city of Brotherly Love has been home to some of the best NBA players ever, even if the team is not so good right now.
The Philadelphia 76ers have made some great first-round draft picks over the years, which is often overshadowed by some of the team’s recent failures.
A number of NFL stars began their careers in the highest level of competition in Canadian football, the Canadian Football League, or CFL.
No two baseball stadiums are alike; some age gracefully while others should be put out of their misery. These are the 5 of the oldest baseball stadiums.
In 2016, Cleveland nearly had two championship winners. But only a few cities have the honor of winning multiple sports championships in the same year.
How close are the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl? Well, a few things need to be fixed, and then the team may be Super Bowl contenders.
Iconic in some cases, nefarious in others, all of these stadiums should probably make way for the future.
The Texas Rangers need to address some major weaknesses in the offseason to have a chance of making the 2017 World Series.
Keeping the Super Bowl indoors and in warm climates is nothing less than an affront to the game’s history and landmarks.
When the starting quarterback and his backup go down, a team must rely on a non-QB to take over. These are the 3 most famous emergency quarterbacks.
Style and sports don’t always mix. Many of MLB’s worst throwback uniforms are sad reminders of eras when fashion was never considered a priority.
The MLB offseason can be brutal for those experiencing withdrawal. These are 5 great options for fans in need of a fix before Spring Training.
Hidden among the many players involved with MLB free agency are 5 talented, experienced players who are severely undervalued.
Who are the NFL cornerbacks feared most by opposing wide receivers?
A handful of MLB teams have won 100 games in the regular season, and then failed to make or win the World Series. Talk about disappointing…
Among the more misguided Minor League Baseball promotions is specialty jersey night, which can include real doozies. Here are the worst specialty jerseys.
While we could pick on many franchises, these are 3 sports teams that need to relocate in order to experience any future success.
In the long, storied history of professional baseball, only four players have ever gone from Rookie of the Year to winning MVP the next season.
This year, no one on the ballot is a lock for the MLB Hall of Fame. But let’s examine the players who are most likely to make the 2017 class.
The Texas Rangers will need to tweak their lineup to make a run at the 2017 American League West title. Here’s how we think it should work.
For most pro baseball players, being celebrated with a bobblehead is a badge of honor, but not so for Arizona Diamondbacks players.
There are 112 total Cy Young Award-winners and counting. But only 7 of the award-winners are black. Here are the black pitchers who received the honor.
Minor League Baseball can be a treat for fans who like the thrill of a pro game but with a lower price and accessible fun.
A small number of players who experienced poor seasons in 2016 will improve in 2017 and be in line for the Comeback Player of the Year awards.
Some of the best NFL running backs fly under the radar and bring special skills to their teams. These are the most underrated RBs in the game.
A number of players who have been handed PED suspensions did more than hurt themselves — they put their teams in a difficult spot in the overall standings.
Slugging 400 home runs doesn’t guarantee entry into the Hall of Fame. Here are 3 players who hit 400 HRs but will fall short after those impressive totals.
Can the ever-struggling Philadelphia 76ers go from winning 10 games to making the 2016 NBA Playoffs? Stranger things have happened.
In baseball history, only 5 batters struck out 200-plus times in a season. Some of these MLB strikeout leaders are familiar while others are a surprise.
For the Cubs’ home games, Chicago needs to be careful concerning their choices for the World Series first pitch. It may affect the outcome.
Pablo Sandoval currently plays for the Boston Red Sox, but many fans wonder what is ahead for the one-time San Francisco World Series hero.
A handful of rookies stand out from the most recent NFL draft. These talented athletes are competing for the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award.
Major leaguers who set all sorts of records become part of history, but what about the pitchers who surrendered those record-setting hits?
Everyone knows baseball’s all-time home-run hitter, but how about career stats leaders for things like balks, wild pitches, and grounded into double plays?
Some rookies follow a strong debut with a sophomore jinx, but in 5 cases since 2000, performances are so bad they’re the biggest Rookie of the Year busts.
The Texas Rangers don’t have a great pitching staff, so establishing a postseason roster is a challenge they must face head on.
A number of accomplished Olympic athletes parlayed their skills to become NFL players or vice versa; some with a relative degree of success.
A question for the Cubs: Who are the starters, who are the relief pitchers, and who will do both? Here is the ideal Cubs’ postseason pitching rotation.
After Week 1 of the regular season, a number of teams might need to be on the lookout for talented replacement NFL kickers.
5 MLB managers are in the hot seat and could be fired at the end of the 2016 season. Here are the need-to-know details about each situation.
Selecting the top double-play combos in the majors must go beyond the basic stats to see who truly can turn two. These are the top duos of 2016.
NFL players who return from obscurity are inspiring. These are the 5 players who may become the NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
Being on the HBO series ‘Hard Knocks’ puts a team in the spotlight, but the result does not lead to a particularly good won-loss record.