Archive for October, 2012

With the NBA season starting for a few teams tonight and the NFL trade deadline coming up, I wanted to continue the theme of possible trade deadline deals. This time in the NBA, yes the season has only just begun, but these are three trades that I think can turn these three teams, that will […]

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Is the NFL ready for hooligans at games? Is London ready for American football? I think both are a resounding yes but that doesn’t mean a franchise is ready for London. After last weekend’s Patriots – Rams game in London there can be no doubt a team would be profitable in the UK. Robert Kraft […]

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First things first, congratulations are in order for the San Francisco Giants. They are again the World Series champions after they put on a dominating pitching display against the Detroit Tigers. They swept a Tigers team that was heavily favored by most pundits to win the World Series, even at the beginning of the season. […]

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There are only three players that have the potential to be marquee trades come Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline. More players may be traded, but with the scheme differences in the NFL, expecting anyone except a running back to be effective after a mid-season trade is asking too much. These trades simply don’t happen in the […]

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What choice did the Chicago White Sox have? Kenny Williams has done a more than serviceable job during his tenure as GM of the team, but Rick Hahn has been called one of the most impressive young front office talents in the MLB. Hahn would certainly have been poached by another organization if the White […]

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If you talk about the day to day work of a GM, there is no better in the NBA, maybe all of sports, than Oklahoma City’s Sam Presti. Ok ok, Pat Riley put together THE big three, sorry Boston, but one great move doesn’t make a truly great GM. In the late hours last night, […]

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Is there a more divisive topic in sports right now than David Stern? Never thought I would say something like that, but it is true! Check the social media sphere and you will see two types of posts for Stern. “Great man retiring, top franchises worth X 30 years ago, now every franchise worth at […]

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Lots of baseball GMs are going to have a tough decision ahead of themselves this winter. Should they sign Kyle Lohse to a big multi-year deal? I’ll leave the in depth look at Lohse’s abilities to people more qualified.( thecardinalnationblog.com/2011/04/27/breaking-down-kyle-lohses-2011-success/ ) But, looking at some of his numbers and what similar pitchers have signed for […]

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Many of you probably know that Felix Hernandez, that’s King Felix to all of us mortals, threw a perfect game on August 15, 2012. Could you imagine having your choice of some of the best seats in the house or an amazing owner’s box to watch this historic game in? I know I would have […]

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Who is Robert Pera? For the ladies out there, is he now one of America’s most eligible bachelors? More importantly, is he gonna move the Grizzlies? Robert Pera is a 34 year old man that made his fortune after a leaving Apple in 2005. He founded Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. and is now worth $1.5 billion. […]

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What happens when you don’t adjust to a changing league and you’re responsible for putting a team together? To borrow a TERRIBLY overused pop culture reference…YOU’RE FIRED! That’s what the Carolina Panthers told ex-GM Marty Hurney on Monday October 22, 2012. Hurney had been Carolina’s GM since the 1998 season and he got his start […]

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