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NHL Gets It Right With Rejection of Ilya Kovalchuk’s 17-Year Contract

July 21st, 2010
On Tuesday, the NHL rejected the 17-year, $102 million contract that was agreed between winger Ilya Kovalchuk and the New Jersey Devils. This is only one of the more ridiculous contracts handed out in the NHL in recent years. Marian Hossa signed a 12-year deal, $59 million with the Chicago Blackhawks ...

NBA Free Agency 2010: Top Remaining Targets for the Miami Heat

July 14th, 2010
The Miami Heat are doing a great job in free agency, signing the top three guys availiable to form a "super team" on South Beach. Still, every championship team needs role players, and they are doing their best to sign as many talented players as they can. Reports are that they have ...

NBA Free Agency: Plan B Proposals for New Jersey Nets and Chicago Bulls

July 7th, 2010
Now that the free agency pool is a bit more dried up with the signing of Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to the Miami Heat, teams like the Chicago Bulls and New Jersey Nets are left with a ton of cap room and not a lot to do with it. Sure, ...

Sweet Home Chicago: Six Reasons Why Dwyane Wade Should Sign With Bulls

July 4th, 2010
NBA free agency is in full swing as we reach the Fourth of July weekend. So far, the major players have either re-upped with their former teams or are still on the fence over who to sign with. Dwyane Wade should be the first mega star to part ways with his ...

What Does Signing of Steve Blake Mean For The Lakers Off-Season?

July 2nd, 2010
The Lakers announced today that they have reached a 4-year, $16 million agreement with 30-year-old point guard Steve Blake. Blake entered the NBA highly regarded out of Maryland where he was a key part of their Final Four team in 2001 and their National Championship team in 2002. The 6-3 point guard ...

NBA Free Agency: LeBron James, Dwayne Wade a Good Pair for Miami Heat?

June 30th, 2010
With less than 14 hours until the most anticipated free agency period in the history of sports begins, rumors are still swirling about which players will end up where. Paul Pierce has notified the Celtics that he will be opting out of his deal. Dirk Nowitzki also made the shocking announcement ...

NBA Finals: Five Things That Will Decide Game Five in Lakers-Celtics

June 11th, 2010
This year's NBA Finals has been as highly contested as any finals in recent memory. Every game has been a toss-up thus far and after four games, we are all square at two a piece. What will be the deciding factor in the crucial Game Five? It may seem like momentum ...

Chris Pronger Skirts Criticism by Chicago Times-Tribune

June 9th, 2010
Chicago is doing all they can to get inside the head of the Philadelphia Flyers best defender before tonight's Stanley Cup Final Game Six, including some seriously dirty tactics. A picture of Chris Pronger was edited to have him wearing a skirt in Tuesday's edition of the Chicago Tribune. ...

Lakers More Physical and Focused Than Celtics in Game One of 2010 NBA Finals

June 4th, 2010
Boston was billed as the tougher, more physical team coming into the 2010 NBA Finals. Game One of the Finals didn't prove that billing to be the truth, as the Los Angeles Lakers came out and established their dominance down low, defeating the Celtics in nearly every aspect of the ...

Do the Orlando Magic Have What It Takes To Come All the Way Back?

May 26th, 2010
When the Orlando Magic went down 3-0 in their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Boston Celtics, they joined 93 other NBA teams who have fallen in this exact same hole. Of the previous 93 teams, not one has come all the way back to win the series. What makes ...