Last year’s Super Bowl did not exactly go according to plan; at least not for the Patriots. This year, they’re primed for another playoff run while the defending champions are spinning their wheels as they battle for a division title. While a rematch in this year’s big game is a longshot, it’s one worth hoping for to see if the Patriots can enact revenge on the unlikely Giants.
When the last NHL lockout took place, fans found all kinds of activities to fill the voids of their weekends. This time around? It seems like everyone has gone into hiding, just waiting for the imminent return of the NHL, as nothing else will appease their tastes.
For some, sitting back and watching a favorite team is enough to get them through the day, but for many others, something else is needed. Enter sports betting. Whether you like it or not, gambling on sports raises the interest in a game or event to a new level. Trying to predict the outcome makes the game itself more exciting. And the Toronto Blue Jays have recently positioned themselves as one of the most exciting teams in baseball.
Spring Training is meant to be a time for players to regain whatever shape they may have lost in the offseason. For the Minnesota Twins, nothing could be further from the truth. Right now, three of the biggest Twin names are coming back from various injuries. Joe Mauer had off season surgery on his left […]
The 2011 Toronto Blue Jays are entering a new era. GM Alex Anthopoulos has had over a year on the job now and the team is already starting to look like his team. The remnants of the previous regime in all its forms have been shed and now its time to look forward. Anthopoulos’ first […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs are the very definition of an “up and down” team. If they’re not running a two-game winning streak, they’re dropping three in a row. As soon as they rattle off four straight, they turn around and lose six of seven. As frustrating as this is for fans in Toronto, it has […]
The phrase “kick ’em when they’re down” seems tame, sadly, when applied to the New York Islanders this season. Things just aren’t going so well in Long Island. The new year, in particular, has gone poorly for the Isles, and that’s even considering that many thought they would stumble along all season and be a […]
Francisco Cabrera killed the Pittsburgh Pirates. This is how he did it. With a 2-0 ninth-inning lead in Game 7 of the 1992 National League Championship Series, the Pirates were on the brink of eliminating the Atlanta Braves and heading off to Toronto to face the powerful Blue Jays in the World Series. The Braves […]
With 26 World Series championships, the New York Yankees are by far the most successful franchise in professional sports, and certainly the “most winningest” in baseball. With a 24.07 Championship Winning Percentage, the Yankees have proven themselves time and time again. If you name some of the greatest players in history, there’s a good chance […]
Last week the NFL showed us what parity can do to a league. This week, we’ll see the exact opposite. The National Basketball Association is the youngest of the four major sports by over 25 years, yet two of the most successful franchises in sports history can arguably lay claim to the title of “most […]