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article December 14, 2017

Cardinals' Plans Coming To Fruition

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The Cardinals are acquiring Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins, and that's not going to be the end of their moves. With a deep farm system, St. Louis is leaping into action right now with a plan that has been building for years. More»
GettyImages-859110734 article December 14, 2017

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 15

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently sixth out of 123 competitors through three weeks. Can you beat me? More»
machado_stays_bal article December 13, 2017

The Orioles Should Keep Machado

The Hot Stove has heated up in Baltimore, with rumors swirling that superstar Manny Machado is on the trade block. The Orioles may be looking to start a rebuilding process, but, instead, they should keep their star and go for it one more time. More»
yankeesareback article December 11, 2017

The Yankees We Know Are Back

Even non-Yankees fans could find the Yankees likable last season when they made a run to the ALCS. However, after they acquired Giancarlo Stanton to pair with Aaron Judge, the rest of baseball is back to chasing New York. More»
GettyImages-629152248 article December 9, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

There are so many sports events every weekend that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of them all. This week, Army and Navy will square off in their annual rivalry, the Eagles meet the Rams in an NFC showdown and the MLS will decide its champion. More»
GettyImages-667788676 article December 8, 2017

Ohtani Provides Big Spark To Angels

One of the most surprising facts in baseball is that Mike Trout, the best player in MLB, has never won a playoff game. His chances are about to get a lot better, as the Angels won the Hot Stove sweepstakes to land Shohei Ohtani. More»
cards_seconady_options article December 7, 2017

Cards Have Options Beyond Stanton

As time passes, it's looking more and more like the Cardinals are losing ground in the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. Never fear, though: There are plenty of other solid options out there for St. Louis via trade or free agency. More»
GettyImages-845436108 article December 7, 2017

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 14

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently fourth out of 123 competitors through three weeks. Can you beat me? More»
GettyImages-696482366 article December 6, 2017

Fan Front Office Approval At New High

With more creativity and an increased embracing of analytics, baseball teams' front offices are smarter than ever, and fans have taken notice. In many cases, gone are the days where fans think they could make better moves. More»
GettyImages-873011970 article December 2, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

College football is front and center on Saturday, specifically the SEC title game between Georgia and Auburn. In the NFL, there are key matchups across the NFC, including a test for the Eagles. Here's our weekly guide to all the biggest events this weekend. More»
GettyImages-858764598 article December 1, 2017

Stanton to Giants? Pros and Cons

Giants leadership reportedly met with representatives for Giancarlo Stanton on Thursday to gauge Stanton's interest in being traded to San Francisco. With a no-trade clause, Stanton has the power to decide what he wants. Are the Giants the right fit? More»
GettyImages-876001242 article November 30, 2017

Georgia's Moment Has Arrived

Georgia has not won the SEC since 2005 or a national championship since 1980. During those droughts, it has watched as its top rivals have all won acclaim, making the Bulldogs hungrier for more. On Saturday against Auburn, they get their chance. More»
GettyImages-853229336 article November 30, 2017

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 13

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently fifth out of 123 competitors through three weeks. Can you beat me? More»
hot_stove_every_year article November 27, 2017

When Does the 'Hot Stove' get hot?

It's about time for the Hot Stove to get going, right? To find out when, It is helpful to look to the past. Here's a glance at the dates when the top MLB free agents moved over the past six years to see when the market really got started. More»
GettyImages-877140430 article November 25, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

There are so many sports every weekend that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of them all. Here's our weekly guide to the biggest games to watch, including college football's Rivalry Week, Saints-Rams in the NFL, college basketball and more. More»
GettyImages-856322486 article November 23, 2017

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 12

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently sixth out of 123 competitors through three weeks. Can you beat me? More»
baseball-thanksgiving article November 22, 2017

MLB Teams' Reasons to be Thankful

With Thanksgiving upon is, it is important to reflect on the things that brought us joy this baseball season and beyond. Whether or not your team made the playoffs, they still give you reasons for hope. Let's find something for every MLB team to be thankful for. More»
future_MVPs article November 20, 2017

The Next First-Time MLB MVP

Last week, Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve each won their first MVP Award. Who might be the next first-time winner? Let's break down the 10 players without one who are most likely to win their first one in the next five years. More»
otani article November 16, 2017

Shohei Ohtani: Fantasy Baseball Star

Shohei Ohtani is likely headed to Major League Baseball from Japan as a potential all-around weapon capable of being both an ace pitcher and a dangerous hitter. That creates an intriguing dilemma: How will Ohtani be handled in fantasy baseball? More»
confidence_wee_11 article November 16, 2017

NFL Confidence Pool: Week 11

This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently third out of 123 competitors through three weeks. Can you beat me? More»

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