Even though most of the big name on the market have already found homes, the past week saw some very interesting and potentially major moves.
Cincinnati Reds sign Aroldis Chapman
The Reds won the Aroldis Chapman sweepstakes as they gave him a 5-year, $30 million deal, $10 million more than any other team was willing to give him. The 21-year-old phenom has a ton of potential and throws as hard as 102 MPH. Ironically, there is another Cuban defector who is even younger and possibly better still out there; keep an eye on Noel Arguelles.
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The first week of the NFL Playoffs lived up to expectations. From huge upsets to shoot outs to the end of an era, if the Wild Card week was any indication of what the future holds, the road to Super Bowl XLIV will be a wild ride.
Cowboys def. Eagles 34-14
The Cowboys embarrased the Eagles as they beat them for the third time this year and the second consecutive week. Felix Jones led the strong Cowboys offense with 16 carries for 148 yards and a touchdown while quarterback Tony Romo continued to silence his critics with …continue reading
It was not so long ago that the New York Jets were an average team with a rookie quarterback who couldn’t pass to his own teammates. No one thought the team could accomplish anything this season. And then they won five of their last six games. And then they beat the AFC North division champion Cincinnati Bengals.
On a brutally cold evening in Ohio, the Jets played about as good a game as they have all year and beat the Bengals for the second consecutive week, this time with their playoff lives on the line.
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With a much improved defense and a consistent 3-point game, the Knicks edged the woeful Charlotte Bobcats last night by a score of 97-93, thanks to six 3-pointers in the final quarter of the game.
While the win over the Bobcats means nothing, after all, who hasn’t beaten the Bobcats, the victory is their 11th in 16 games. Even more impressively, the Knicks held their opponent to under 100-points for the 13th time in their last 15 games.
The Knicks used just eight players last night with Wilson Chandler staying on the court for almost the entire …continue reading
With a record of 4-6, the Jets were feeling down and out after losing three straight games and were stuck in a rut with most of the season behind them. Then, despite a problematic quarterback that is prone to the turnover, the Jets defied the odds and won five of their next six, defeating two playoff teams.
Whatever Sanchez’s problems may be, the Jets are in the playoffs today because everyone else on the field is a top notch player. From owning one of the best offensive lines in the league, the top running game in the NFL, …continue reading