Archive for October, 2015

With the 2015 MLB regular season over, we can now see where value was found in the sport with the loosest cap. In the table below I’ve compiled the wins for each team, their payroll,1 and most importantly, how much each win cost this year. As you’ll see below, just because you get a great […]

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[[“Team”,”2015 Payroll”,”2015 Wins”,”Dollars per Win”],[“Los Angeles Dodgers”,”$314,168,414″,”92″,”$3,414,874″],[“New York Yankees”,”$219,256,867″,”87″,”$2,520,194″],[“San Francisco Giants”,”$186,963,630″,”84″,”$2,225,758″],[“Boston Red Sox”,”$183,289,749″,”78″,”$2,349,869″],[“Washington Nationals”,”$165,480,095″,”83″,”$1,993,736″],[“Detroit Tigers”,”$162,218,297″,”74″,”$2,192,139″],[“Texas Rangers”,”$152,395,607″,”88″,”$1,731,768″],[“Los Angeles Angels”,”$151,298,162″,”85″,”$1,779,978″],[“Philadelphia Phillies”,”$141,722,639″,”63″,”$2,249,566″],[“Toronto Blue Jays”,”$138,309,664″,”93″,”$1,487,201″],[“Chicago Cubs”,”$133,193,810″,”97″,”$1,373,132″],[“St. Louis Cardinals”,”$132,053,951″,”100″,”$1,320,540″],[“Seattle Mariners”,”$125,831,265″,”76″,”$1,655,675″],[“Kansas City Royals”,”$125,375,340″,”95″,”$1,319,740″],[“New York Mets”,”$120,415,688″,”90″,”$1,337,952″],[“Chicago White Sox”,”$118,860,487″,”76″,”$1,563,954″],[“Baltimore Orioles”,”$117,559,476″,”81″,”$1,451,352″],[“Cincinnati Reds”,”$114,040,612″,”64″,”$1,781,885″],[“San Diego Padres”,”$109,438,770″,”74″,”$1,478,902″],[“Atlanta Braves”,”$107,114,580″,”67″,”$1,598,725″],[“Milwaukee Brewers”,”$107,010,873″,”68″,”$1,573,689″],[“Colorado Rockies”,”$106,810,781″,”68″,”$1,570,747″],[“Minnesota Twins”,”$106,381,818″,”83″,”$1,281,709″],[“Pittsburgh Pirates”,”$99,385,606″,”98″,”$1,014,139″],[“Houston Astros”,”$81,234,401″,”86″,”$944,586″],[“Oakland Athletics”,”$80,376,830″,”68″,”$1,182,012″],[“Cleveland Indians”,”$77,404,413″,”81″,”$955,610″],[“Arizona Diamondbacks”,”$76,622,575″,”79″,”$969,906″],[“Tampa Bay Rays “,”$73,241,552″,”80″,”$915,519”],[“Miami Marlins”,”$62,340,525″,”71″,”$878,036″]]

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[[“Team“,”Head Coach“,”Years Left“,”Dollars\/Year“,”Previous Coach“],[“Anaheim Ducks”,”Randy Carlyle”,”2“,”X”,”Bruce Boudreau“],[“Arizona Coyotes”,”Dave Tippett”,”5“,”$2,000,000+“,””],[“Boston Bruins”,”Bruce Cassidy”,”X”,”X”,”Claude Julien“],[“Buffalo Sabres”,”TBD”,”X”,”X”,”Dan Bylsma“],[“Calgary Flames”,”Glen Gulutzan”,”X”,”X”,”Bob Hartley“],[“Carolina Hurricanes”,”Bill Peters”,”3″,”X“,”Bill Peters“],[“Chicago Blackhawks”,”Joel Quenneville”,”4“,”$2,750,000+“,””],[“Colorado Avalanche”,”Jared Bednar”,”3“,”X”,”Patrick Roy“],[“Columbus Blue Jackets”,”John Tortorella”,”2″,”X“,”Todd Richards“],[“Dallas Stars”,”Ken Hitchcock”,”X”,”X“,”Lindy Ruff“],[“Detroit Red Wings”,”Jeff Blashill”,”3“,”$800,000“,”Mike Babcock“],[“Edmonton Oilers”,”Todd McLellan”,”4″,”$3,000,000“,”Dallas Eakins“],[“Florida Panthers”,”Bob Boughner”,”X”,”X”,”Gerard Gallant“],[“Los Angeles Kings”,”John Stevens”,”X”,”X“,”Darryl Sutter“],[“Minnesota Wild”,”Bruce Boudreau”,”4″,”$2,760,000“,”Mike Yeo“],[“Montreal Canadiens”,”Claude Julien”,”5“,”$5,000,000“,”Michel Therrien“],[“Nashville Predators”,”Peter Laviolette”,”5“,”$2,000,000+“,””],[“New Jersey […]

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2014-15 Record: 51-31 Key Additions PF/C Mason Plumlee, PF Noah Vonleh, SG Gerald Henderson, PF Ed Davis, SF Maurice Harkless, SF Al-Farouq Aminu Key Departures PF LaMarcus Aldridge, C Robin Lopez, SG Wesley Matthews, SF Nicolas Batum, SG Arron Afflalo, PG Steve Blake Projected 2015-16 Lineup PG Damian Lillard, SG CJ McCollum, SF Al-Farouq Aminu, […]

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2014-15 Record: 18-64 Key Additions Jahlil Okafor, Richaun Holmes, Pierre Jackson, Carl Landry, Kendall Marshall, Nik Stauskas, Gerald Wallace Key Departures Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, Glenn Robinson III, Jason Richardson, Thomas Robinson, Henry Sims, Ishmael Smith Projected 2015-16 Lineup PG Tony Wroten, SG Nik Stauskas, SF Robert Covington, PF Nerlens Noel, C Jahlil Okafor […]

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The 2015 Buffalo Bills have become one of the most talked about teams in the league this season, due to the hiring of Rex Ryan as well as the emergence of exciting quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Although the Bills have been known for their aggressive, hard-hitting defense, the offense has been playing very well and putting […]

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[[“Team Predictions”,”Alex Lowe”,”Colby Rogers “,”David Tews”,”Chris Lydon”],[“East 1“,”Chicago Bulls”,”Cleveland Cavaliers”,”Cleveland Cavaliers”,”Cleveland Cavaliers”],[“2“,”Cleveland Cavaliers”,”Chicago Bulls”,”Chicago Bulls”,”Miami Heat”],[“3“,”Toronto Raptors”,”Washington Wizards”,”Toronto Raptors”,”Chicago Bulls”],[“4“,”Miami Heat”,”Atlanta Hawks”,”Miami Heat”,”Boston Celtics”],[“5“,”Atlanta Hawks”,”Toronto Raptors”,”Atlanta Hawks”,”Atlanta Hawks”],[“6“,”Washington Wizards”,”Milwaukee Bucks”,”Milwaukee Bucks”,”Toronto Raptors”],[“7“,”Milwaukee Bucks”,”Miami Heat”,”Washington Wizards”,”Washington Wizards”],[“8“,”Indiana Pacers”,”Boston Celtics”,”Boston Celtics”,”Milwaukee Bucks”],[“West 1“,”Los Angeles Clippers”,”Golden State Warriors”,”San Antonio Spurs”,”Los Angeles Clippers”],[“2“,”Golden State Warriors”,”Los Angeles Clippers”,”Golden State Warriors”,”Golden […]

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Derrick Rose broke his face. To be more accurate: Derrick Rose fractured his left orbital bone. But Derrick Rose broke his face. I instantly knew what to expect. Not from the injury. That’s the sort of thing that can have a fairly wide range of recovery time. Anywhere from ten days to eight weeks. I […]

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Everyone that is waiting for the fall of our current definition of amateurism may have jumped the gun.1 The Northwestern football decision was overturned by the NLRB. Now, the O’Bannon decision from the Northern District of California has been upheld in small instances and overturned on its most interesting point. Antitrust Let’s start here. Antitrust […]

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After a weird interim season without a real GM and without many wins, the Atlanta Braves have finally decided on their man, promoting John Coppolella to general manager. Coppolella was serving as assistant GM / Director of Pro Scouting, but many reports say he was working hand in hand with John Hart who was President of […]

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