Rumor Of The Day: Ryan Brauns’ Issue
Ryan Braun, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, has been deemed guilty in the court of public opinion for failing a performance enhancing drug test. He is now the symbol of the "post steroid era" being very much like the "steroid era" that proceeded it.
On Ice: Five Questions For Dan Sebastian
Just a Bit Outside prides itself on providing great hockey content. Actually, we provide as much as our great hockey experts provide us. Each week I'll be conducting a sit down interview with NHL expert Dan Sebastian. Enjoy, ladies and germs:
Place Yu Bids
Major League Baseball is a little over a month away from welcoming a brand new star from Japan. The 5 p.m. ET Wednesday deadline for Major League teams to submit their bids for Japanese star pitcher Yu Darvish has come and gone. Now, the waiting game begins to find out where Darvish will suit up in 2012.
Chris Paul The Clip
According to ESPN.com's Mark Stein, the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to a trade with the New Orleans Hornets involving star point guard Chris Paul. The deal, expected to be approved by league officials tonight, puts an end to the strange trade saga that began last week with the Hornets rejecting a trade they once agreed to...
The Marinovich Project
I watched ESPN Film's The Marinovich Project tonight. As a lifelong NFL fan, I knew the story behind one of the perceived biggest bust athletes in sports history, but it was amazing to hear the story told from Todd's perspective.
The Perfect Opponent
The 2011 New York Jets are hardly a perfect team, won't be considered great by anyone around the game and are still in jeopardy of missing the postseason for the first time in three years. But on Sunday, they are the perfect opponent. Perfect when it comes to the Eagles record against them.
Eagles 26, Dolphins 10: Game Balls
It took about fourth months, but the Eagles finally put together a complete game on the defensive side of the ball, did enough on offense, and played with energy from start to finish. Here are the three players who get the most credit from me for the win over Miami:
Top Tweets: The Tebow Effect
I call it an "effect" because I don't know what else to call it at this point. Phenomenon? Miracle? Divine intervention? A bad quarterback playing well when it matters most? A future backup quarterback? Or a future Super Bowl winner? However you define him, Tim Tebow is capturing a nation and eliciting responses I never thought a Broncos signal caller could garner...
Goldie Locks: Week 14 Picks
It's crunch time, folks. Not just in the NFL season, but also for gambling. It's Christmas season, which means we all need some extra money for gifts and travel. Here are a few suggestions if you are the type of person who wages a little coin on Sunday.
Winter Meetings Blog: Day 4
The Major League Baseball Winter Meetings have wrapped up in Dallas. I’ll write a piece each night on the major and minor news of the day, especially involving the Philadelphia Phillies.