An Orange and Blueprint: The Knick Fan’s Guide To The 2015 Off-Season

A detailed, comprehensive plan to improve the Knicks – now and into the future. Let me start off by explaining what inspired me to write such an article about the Knicks off-season plans. Despite the impending draft and free agency being covered at nausea by bloggers and mainstream sports media alike, I have been waiting […]

The Impending Sports Analytics Doom

How the latest obsession with statistics and data are sapping the drama from our sports world. Following the dramatic conclusion of the Super Bowl a couple of months ago, the sports world exploded into a frenzy of overreaction. Most notably, the final sequence of events, in which Seattle’s offense elected to throw the ball on […]

Rewriting Sports History

Here’s how winning (or winning more) can change a career. Five athletes who could benefit from rewriting the sports record books.   5. Ken Griffey, Jr. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 13-Time All-Star 1997 AL MVP 10-Time Gold Glove Award Batting average .284 Hits 2,781 Home runs 630 Runs batted in 1,836 When Ken Griffey, Jr. first appeared […]

Spinning the “Could Have Been” Wheel

Three cautionary “what-if” teams from the past twenty years Although Jim Armstrong already outlined some of the better known “what-if” teams from the last two decades, here’s a look at three more that had unlucky bounces, unfortunate events, or just plain incompetence derail their bright futures and thwart their chance at greatness.   2011-12 San […]

The Top 5 ‘What If’ Teams Since 1995

In sports we often lament injuries, blown calls and other circumstances that influence the outcome of games, series and even seasons. After taking you through the Top 5 ‘What If’ players since 1990, whose careers were derailed by either drugs or injuries, I dig into the top 5 ‘What If’ teams. These teams had all […]

Top 5 ‘What If’ Players since 1990 – Careers Derailed by Injuries or Drugs

In sports we banter so often about the shot that didn’t drop or the call that was never made for our team…both occur within the field of play that altered the outcome of a game. We also inevitably discuss injuries…turned ankles, torn knee ligaments and bad backs, that stymied championship contenders and leads to the […]