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  • AFC North Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Pittsburgh Steelers 11-5 The Steelers return almost an identical squad to that which won the Super Bowl in February. They should hav...

  • AFC East Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. New England Patriots 13-3 Tom Brady is back and that's all it will take for the Patriots to re-conquer the AFC East. The team of the ...

  • The MVP Award is Stupid
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    In every major sport there is an annual award presented to the player determined to be the Most Valuable Player of his league for the pas...

  • Number One Centers Don't Grow On Trees
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    As the off-season progresses the Rangers have continued an extensive roster overhaul that has seen much of last year's squad disappear. G...

  • Chris Higgins to Appear in NYC Comedy Show
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    As you may have heard by now, recently acquired winger Chris Higgins will be making an appearance at Comix comedy club in the Meatpacking...

  • Options Abound for the Rangers
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The Rangers have been quiet on the free agent market since the Wednesday night acquisition of Marian Gaborik but plenty of intrigue remai...

  • Glen Sather, Back Where He Started
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    Glen Sather just refuses to learn from his mistakes. One day after making possibly the best move of any team in the NHL this offseason, t...

  • New York Rangers Draft Recap
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The Rangers were very active in the NHL Entry Draft and ended up making seven selections and acquiring two players via trade. As expecte...

  • The Leafs Might Want Redden?
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    Boy it has been a good news week in Rangerland. First, it became clear that the Rangers were very much involved in trade discussions with...

  • Hoping for Heatley
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    In all likelihood the Dany Heatley sweepstakes will be resolved before or during the first round of Friday's NHL Entry Draft. One of the ...

  • Children of the Big Leagues
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    Every parent knows that two of the most common excuses for fighting and misbehavior among children are "he started it!" and "I didn't do ...

  • Blogs with Balls Review
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    On Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending Blogs with Balls 1.0 (BwB) at Stout, a bar just down the street from Penn Station in New Yor...

  • Avery on Jimmy Fallon
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    Sean Avery appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night and was thoroughly entertaining as usual. Highlights included: -Avery ap...

  • The Allure of Fantasy Sports
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    One by one, general managers take turns walking on stage up to the podium and announcing their first round selections into the microphone...

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates Did Something Right
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't done a whole lot right in recent years. The perennial laughingstock of Major League Baseball is made up o...

  • The New York Knicks of Hockey
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The financial woes of the New York Rangers are well documented. The huge salaries of Scott Gomez, Wade Redden, Chris Drury, and Michal R...

  • State of the Rangers and Player Evaluations
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The 2008-09 New York Rangers can be described as nothing but a disaster. Though they made the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year, ...

  • 2009 MLB Predictions
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    American League Playoffs American League Division Series Red Sox over Twins Yankees over Angels Championship Series Red Sox over Ya...

  • National League West Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Los Angeles Dodgers Forecast: The Dodgers showed how good they can be with Manny Ramirez in the lineup. Manny was ridiculous for the ...

  • National League Central Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Chicago Cubs Forecast: This has been consistently the best club the Cubs have fielded in decades, so fans are understandably frustrat...

  • National League East Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. New York Mets Forecast: The Mets are the best team in what could be a tightly contested four team race in the NL East. Credit Omar Mi...

  • American League West Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Los Angeles Angels Forecast: There might not be a more complete team in baseball than the Angels, a trend that seems to repeat itself...

  • American League Central Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Minnesota Twins Forecast: Every year the Twins find a way to be better than they should have been. In a mediocre division, Ron Garden...

  • American League East Preview
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    1. Boston Red Sox Forecast: The BoSox somehow are the forgotten team in the vaunted AL East. With the big-time acquisitions by the rival...

  • It's All About the Money
    by Kevin Baumer
    August 28, 2010

    The New York Rangers invented a new version of the salary-dump by unloading three free agents-to-be minutes before Wednesday's trade dead...