While he has only been in the MLB for four seasons since defecting from Cuba, Aroldis Chapman has already become one of the most dominant relief pitchers in the history of baseball.
Aroldis Chapman struggled in his first full season in the MLB because he could not control his 105 miles per hour fastball, but he has fix most of his control problems. This allowed Chapman to have one of the best seasons ever for a relief pitcher in Read the rest of this entry »
While the Cincinnati Reds were considered to be one of the best teams in baseball heading into this season, they have not yet proven that they can be called the best team in baseball.
The Cincinnati Reds are currently sitting with the 8th best record in baseball, and they are also second in their division behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Reds will certainly compete for the playoffs and may even have a chance to advance to the World Series, but they have too many Read the rest of this entry »
Cam Newton was recently quoted as saying he could never tell someone his actual goals because they would be mind-blowing. What does that mean for the rest of the NFL? Cam Newton is taking no prisoners. He seems to be willing to do whatever it takes to be the best the game has to offer. He does have the talent and the work ethic to make it happen. After Cam’s incredible rookie season, nobody doubts his abilities for a minute. Not only Read the rest of this entry »
The Lakers were in serious trouble towards the middle of last season. Why? Because they’re point guard options included Steve Blake and the borderline geriatric Derek Fisher. The reason they worked for the Lakers was because of the Triangle Offense that Phil Jackson implemented, which had no need for a true point guard. Without that system, the point guard position looked extremely frail. The Lakers created a short term solution by trading Fisher and their first round draft picks for Ramon Sessions. Sessions might be a great backup point guard, but as a starter Read the rest of this entry »
The Redskins gave up an awful lot to draft Robert Griffin III number two overall in the 2012 NFL amateur draft. The good news for fans is that observers consider RG3 Impressive In Redskins Camp. The team is going to build the future of the organization around him, so he will be a key part of the offense system. He is being put in a tough situation as the starting quarterback from day one, but that is a reflection on his talent, work ethic, and knowledge of the game. Read the rest of this entry »
Andrew Luck was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2012 draft. He is going to attempt to take on a franchise that just let their future hall of fame quarterback Peyton Manninng sign with another team. These are big shoes to fill. Andrew Luck was one of the most anticipated players in the last 30 years of the draft.
So far Andrew Luck has done all the right things, he is media friendly, and has a lot of poise. In signing of Andrew Luck, the Colts are taking a risk, but also a calculated risk. Peyton Manning being in Read the rest of this entry »
Despite crowning himself “King James”, Lebron James lacks the ultimate possession: an NBA national championship. He has been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player three times and is an eight time NBA All-Star, yet he is unable to silence his critics without a national championship ring, despite promising multiple championships to Miami Heat fans in a lavish, over-the-top welcome ceremony.
With Lebron’s Miami Heat down 3-2 to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, there is another NBA star that has Read the rest of this entry »
After over fifty years and 8,020 games, the New York Mets have their first no hitter in franchise history, thanks to the heroics of pitcher Johan Santana.
Well, most credit goes to Johan Santana. Perhaps some credit should also be given to Umpire Adrian Johnson.
In the start of the sixth inning, former Met Carlos Beltran, in his first game at Citi Field since leaving the Mets, slammed the ball down the third-base line. Johnson ruled the certain base hit foul, and later in his at-bat, Beltran would ground out. However, on further inspection, Read the rest of this entry »