Tracy McGrady’s Spotty Playoff History Should Not Overshadow Spectacular Career Cursed by Injuries

Tracy McGrady’s Spotty Playoff History Should Not Overshadow Spectacular Career Cursed by Injuries

Tracy McGrady snuck up on us, as much as a well-hyped, insanely talented high school…

Alex Rodriguez Making Major League Baseball’s Biggest Fear a Reality Since Rejoining Yankees

Alex Rodriguez Making Major League Baseball’s Biggest Fear a Reality Since Rejoining Yankees

The nightmare is a reality. Alex Rodriguez is playing. He’s playing well. And he’s impacting…

Alex Rodriguez Playing Under Suspension May Be Wrong, But He’s Not Necessarily Helping Yankees in Playoff Race

Alex Rodriguez Playing Under Suspension May Be Wrong, But He’s Not Necessarily Helping Yankees in Playoff Race

Rodriguez’s contributions this year have been sufficient on the surface but lacking in substance, no different than what Rodriguez has contributed on and off the field for years.

Charlie Manuel’s Firing Stakes Ruben Amaro Jr.’s Claim As Worst General Manager in Baseball

Charlie Manuel’s Firing Stakes Ruben Amaro Jr.’s Claim As Worst General Manager in Baseball

This past offseason, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. willingly signed Delmon Young to the Philadelphia…

Robin van Persie’s Importance to Manchester United, David Moyes Grows During Summer of Upheval

Robin van Persie’s Importance to Manchester United, David Moyes Grows During Summer of Upheval

It’s almost impossible to overstate how important Robin van Persie was in regards to Manchester…

Will Middlebrooks’ Recall Could Boost Offense, But Red Sox Should Have Given Xander Bogaerts a Shot

Will Middlebrooks’ Recall Could Boost Offense, But Red Sox Should Have Given Xander Bogaerts a Shot

Sometimes, a change is a good thing, even if it’s not the best thing. (What…

Alex Rios Trade Good for Both Sides, Means White Sox Officially Have Fingerprints All Over AL Playoff Race

Alex Rios Trade Good for Both Sides, Means White Sox Officially Have Fingerprints All Over AL Playoff Race

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn must really want to watch an interesting stretch run….

Alex Rodriguez’s Inability to Accept Fault Makes Ryan Braun More Redeemable Character in Biogenesis Scandal

Alex Rodriguez’s Inability to Accept Fault Makes Ryan Braun More Redeemable Character in Biogenesis Scandal

Fans have worn “Ryan Fraud” jerseys to Miller Park, the media has attacked his character…

Alex Rodriguez Fighting PED Suspension Is Final, Fitting Path for Slugger Who Lost Reputation, Support Long Ago

Alex Rodriguez Fighting PED Suspension Is Final, Fitting Path for Slugger Who Lost Reputation, Support Long Ago

Alex Rodriguez can’t give in to this suspension. He’ll lose the few fans he has left.

Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez Comes With Risk, But Signing Cuban Pitcher Would Have Made Sense for Red Sox

Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez Comes With Risk, But Signing Cuban Pitcher Would Have Made Sense for Red Sox

The list of Cuban defectors making an impact across Major League Baseball this season is…

Brian Wilson Should Be Target of Red Sox, As Resurgent Free Agent Reliever Fits Team’s Needs, Personality

Brian Wilson Should Be Target of Red Sox, As Resurgent Free Agent Reliever Fits Team’s Needs, Personality

The reports are in, and Brian Wilson looks good to go. The former Giants closer…

Matt Garza Trade to Rangers Best for Red Sox, Who Can Build Championship Team the Way They Prefer

Matt Garza Trade to Rangers Best for Red Sox, Who Can Build Championship Team the Way They Prefer

The Rangers beat the Red Sox and whoever else was remotely interested in the Matt…

Ryan Braun Got Off Easy, As Suspension Permanently Damages Neither Brewers Nor Slugger

Ryan Braun Got Off Easy, As Suspension Permanently Damages Neither Brewers Nor Slugger

On Monday, Ryan Braun became the first casualty of the Biogenesis scandal. The ban that…

Tito Vilanova’s Cancer, Resignation Robs Soccer Fans of Barcelona’s True Potential

Tito Vilanova’s Cancer, Resignation Robs Soccer Fans of Barcelona’s True Potential

In early December, the soccer world wondered aloud whether Barcelona was better under Tito Vilanova than…

Wayne Rooney Would Be Perfect ‘Welcome Home’ Gift for Jose Mourinho

Wayne Rooney Would Be Perfect ‘Welcome Home’ Gift for Jose Mourinho

Chelsea watched as Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavani, two of world soccer’s most proficient and…

Chris Davis Chasing Barry Bonds, Not Roger Maris, As 73 Should Still Be Seen as Home Run Record

Chris Davis Chasing Barry Bonds, Not Roger Maris, As 73 Should Still Be Seen as Home Run Record

Chris Davis is having himself one heck of a season. The Baltimore Orioles first baseman…

Matt Thornton Trade Makes Sense for Red Sox Despite Any Concerns Surrounding Southpaw

Matt Thornton Trade Makes Sense for Red Sox Despite Any Concerns Surrounding Southpaw

Boston could always use another Thornton, right? The Red Sox acquired reliever Matt Thornton, along…