Author Archives: Ryan Kantor

Seller Beware: A History Lesson From The Houston Astros

The MLB trade deadline is the great divider. With two months left in the season your team is either going to make a push for the playoffs or sell off veterans and look to the future. Even though a lot can change in two months of baseball, July 31 forces general managers to make these distinctions quickly, so as not to be left in the dust. Some fans even welcome their teams becoming “sellers” to bring in young talent for the next year and beyond. However “selling” is no easy task, so be careful what you wish for. Continue reading

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The 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats: Worse Than The 1972-73 Sixers?

Ladies and Gentlemen, we just witnessed history. The 2011-12 Charlotte Bobcats are now officially the worst team in NBA history.

Get ready Bobcat fans, the season you want to forget has now become the hottest topic at sports bars around the country and the answer to all those “worst team ever” trivia questions. Almost every season from now on, a slow start to the year will lead to the question: “are they as bad as the 2011-12 Bobcats?” Continue reading

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Devin Setoguchi: Sports Blooper Gold

TweetPoor Devin Setoguchi will go down in hockey history under the category of “most embarrassing way to lose a game.” The guy could have missed the net entirely, but as long as he took a shot it wouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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What The NHL Trade Deadline Moves Really Mean

The NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday as a number of teams added pieces for that final playoff push. Rick Nash not being traded was the day’s biggest story, but there were a number of important deals on Monday and the days leading up to the deadline. I thought it would be a great idea to have a trade recap, but also know that every sports website will have the inevitable “Winners and Losers at the Deadline” article. It’s always an amazingly insightful read for any sports fan who wants to see how their team did… Continue reading

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