NBA: Who wins Rookie of the Year?

April 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Since the Most Valuable Player race isn’t exactly suspenseful, with LeBron James set to claim the honor for the 2nd consecutive season, I thought I would take a look at the competition for 09-10 Rookie of the Year, the only award still up in the air.

As the season progressed, three point guards charged to the head of the pack. They were: Sacramento’s Tyreke Evans, Milwaukee’s Brandon Jennings, and Golden State’s Stephen Curry.

Let’s take a closer look at each player’s case for Rookie of the Year…

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NFL Draft Analysis: Winners and Losers

April 25, 2010 Leave a comment

The event that is the NFL Draft took place this weekend, spanning three days for the first time ever. The headlines were dominated by the QB class of Bradford, Tebow, Clausen, and McCoy. 3 of the first 4 picks were Oklahoma Sooners. 20 tight ends were chosen, compared to only 13 running backs. Idaho, Boise State, and Fresno State produced first-round picks. USC, Notre Dame, and Ohio State did not.

It was an interesting Draft, to say the least.

Now that the dust has settled, and we can step back and look at how each team fared, the question becomes: Who won, and who lost, in the 2010 Draft?

While it’s way too early to answer that, I’m gonna try anyway. I’ve identified 3 winners and 3 losers from the 2010 Draft. Read on to see who I chose… Read more…

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MLB: Predicting the 2010 NL Division Winners

April 21, 2010 Leave a comment

I’ve already made my picks in the American League in my first post. Here are my predictions for the NL: Read more…

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MLB: Predicting the 2010 AL Division Winners

April 19, 2010 Leave a comment

For my first post here at Sports Confidential, I thought I would take a shot at predicting the winners of each division  for the 2010 MLB season. I know the season is already underway, but nothing has happened yet to change my original predictions I made prior to Opening Day.

Offseason additions and subtractions have changed the landscape in many of the divisions. While some teams look like clear-cut favorites to reach the postseason, other divisions appear to be more of a toss-up. Part 1 will cover my predictions for the American League. Without further ado, my AL division winner predictions:

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