Boston Red Sox principal owner John Henry created quite the stir in Spring Training by suggesting that the team that he’s owned for almost 15 years has overemphasized analytics when making major decisions. The 2015 season was a major disappointment for the Red Sox, resulting in giving up more runs than they scored despite playing […]Read more "Thoughts on Analytics and Fixing the Boston Red Sox"
February was not kind to the New York Knicks. The Knicks went from 22-22 to 25-35 in just over a month. Oh and by the way, head coach Derek Fisher was fired. This surprised many but after the Cleveland Cavaliers fired David Blatt, this should surprise nobody. Coaching changes in the NBA boil down to […]Read more "Searching for the next Knicks head coach"
Thank you for agreeing to do this, Coach Cone! For those who don’t know, you’re one of the most winningest basketball coaches in the world with a record 18 PBA championships and 30 finals appearances. ESPN in a 2011 profile, described their trip to Manila to meet you as “one of last days of the […]Read more "Q & A: Triangle Talk with Coach Tim Cone"
It’s OK to fall back in love with the New York Knicks again. Won’t take my word for it? Then listen to Jeff Van Gundy. When asked about Kristaps Porzingis, the ex-Knicks head coach said, “I love everything about how he’s handled his situation, love his game, love his mental makeup…. I’m hopeful that he […]Read more "State of the Knicks: In Phil We Still Trust"
I was saving an opinion on Yoenis Cespedes for when he signed with another team. But like that annoying fly that keeps coming at you, I couldn’t resist to take a swipe. The fly in question is the New York Mets and their unwilling desire to talk contract with the greatest outfielder in Mets history. […]Read more "Re-sign Yoenis Cespedes!"
This is not an obituary, just ask my brother because I planned to write this in July. I even imagined how I would email Flip Saunders and maybe get a response back from the legendary coach. Shock and sadness were only a few of the emotions I felt as I read the news of Flip’s […]Read more "Flip Saunders and the Future of the Minnesota Timberwolves"
I thought I wouldn’t be writing this article after news of the Carlos Gomez trade to the New York Mets but it turns out the Houston Astros doctors liked Carlos Gomez. Reports indicate that the Mets happened to have cold feet (aka pulling a DeAndre Jordan) after first agreeing to send Zack Wheeler and Wilmer Flores to […]Read more "3 Mets Trade Deadline Ideas"
Happy Draft Day! Mel Kiper and Todd McShay are well known for giving their differing opinions on the NFL Draft. We decided to be both of these football draft gurus and put our thinking hats on for each NBA team. The following mock draft, presented to you by RealGM, is basically what each of us […]Read more "“Kiper/McShay” NBA Mock Draft and Knicks Trade Ideas"
One of the reasons you heard a collective groan in the Hilton Midtown hotel during the NBA Draft lottery was not only because the New York Knicks were the only team to lose draft position that night but also due to the fact they lost out on two potential Hall of Fame big men in […]Read more "Why Mudiay or Porzingis is the Right Pick for the New York Knicks"
1 Diamondbacks, SS Brendan Rodgers 2 Astros, OF Kyle Tucker 3 Rockies, SS Dansby Swanson 4 Rangers, OF Daz Cameron 5 Astros, RHP Carson Fulmer 6 Twins, RHP Dillon Tate 7 Red Sox, SS Alex Bregman 8 White Sox, LHP Tyler Jay 9 Cubs, LHP Brady Aiken 10 Phillies, RHP Walker Buehler 11 Reds, OF Andrew Benintendi 12 Marlins, OF Garrett Whitley 13 Rays, RHP Kyle Funkhouser […]Read more "Drafting for Teams in First/Supplemental Rounds of the 2015 MLB Draft"