Wade Miley better than Manny Machado? Alex Avila better than Miguel Cabrera? Mike Leake better than Carlos Martinez? When we take a look at the best players one each team this season, some names may surprise you. More»
Every month, we take a look at the MLB playoff picture with the help of Baseball Prospectus' Playoff Odds Report. This month, the Mets and Red Sox may be in better shape than the standings say, while there's skepticism about the Orioles and Twins. More»
The Nashville Predators finally have the monkey off their back, as they have reached a Stanley Cup Final, but there are 17 other teams which have never even reached the pinnacle of sports, let alone won a championship. More»
Fans have been complaining about the repeated possibility of a Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals matchup all season, but secretly it's the one we all want and need. Here's why that's the case. More»
Sometimes, baseball teams that dominate one year fall apart the next, going from the postseason to the bottom of the division. There are three teams this year in danger of doing just that. Which are likely to rebound and which might be too far gone? More»
Every year, we predict the same teams to make the postseason that made the leap the previous year. And every year, we're proven wrong. Which surprising teams in 2017 have a chance to hold on to their early success? More»
The Cubs' Joe Maddon won his 1,000th game as a Major League Baseball manager on Tuesday night, making him the eighth active manager to reach that mark. Is he a Hall of Famer? Let's take a look at the possible Hall candidates among today's active managers. More»
On Sunday, before Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich took time out to discuss the state of the nation, a Hall of Fame coach going out of his way to offer refreshing pregame perspective. More»
Golf, hockey, hoops and Derek Jeter will be dominating the sports landscape on Saturday and Sunday, with plenty of action to keep you planted on the couch. Let us be your viewing guide. More»
No longer are the Cardinals the big brother with all the championships in their rivalry with the Cubs. This new era of Cubs dominance will put an extra charge into any Cardinals-Cubs series, and this weekend's feels particularly noteworthy. More»
Many teams have surprised fans to open the season, from the surging Yankees to the flailing Giants. But Lady Luck is always responsible for some teams' successes and failures. Which fan bases should be worried? More»
For some reason, people are overreacting to Sunday night's 18-inning game between the Cubs and Yankees, bringing up the possibility of rule changes to include ties. That would be a big mistake in this humble fan's opinion. More»
Ryan Howard was released from his Minor League contract by the Atlanta Braves on Monday, likely ending his baseball career. Howard is an MVP and World Series winner, but his late-career struggles make one wonder how his career will be viewed. More»
This is Bryce Harper's sixth season in the Major Leagues, and yet the 2015 NL MVP is still younger than other superstars like Mookie Betts, Kris Bryant and Manny Machado. Somehow, despite all Harper has accomplished, he's just getting started. That's scary. More»
There's a whole lot to watch this weekend, from the Capitals trying to avoid choking once again to the Yankees making a visit to Wrigley Field. Oh, and there's also the 2017 Kentucky Derby. Here's what you should watch this weekend. More»
It's only May, but the National League Wild Card race is shaping up to be a doozy. With the triumvirate of the Giants/Mets/Cardinals all facing major problems, it looks like we could get a very different NL Wild Card Game than we're used to seeing. More»
I absolutely love the Kentucky Derby for several reasons, and one of them is the fantastic names of the horses. Somehow, this is my fourth annual Kentucky Derby Horse Rankings here at Sports on Earth. So without further ado, here are this year's names ranked. More»
One of my favorite things about Major League Baseball's All-Star ballot is that you can fill it out 35 times. That gives the fan a ridiculous amount of options to play around with. So with that in mind, here are 18 different ways to fill out your All-Star ballot. More»
Roger Goodell's ridiculous stance on marijuana, Knicks owner James Dolan terrorizing fans individually and Brewers slugger Eric Thames already getting accused of taking PEDs are just some of the dumbest sports stories from April 2017. More»
After Baltimore's win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones revealed that he dealt with racist taunts from fans at Fenway Park all night. But this isn't just a problem MLB has to deal with: We need to do our part, too. More»
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