Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 25: NBA Bubble Week 1

Chevall is joined by the newest Co-Host Rhoby for an NBA episode on week one inside the NBA bubble

NBA teams as Disney rides and attractions

Since the NBA has arrived at the bubble let’s have some fun right? Rhoby Sala gives us an idea of which NBA teams identify with their respective Disney ride comparison

Views from the Baseline - Episode 25: Cam Newton is a Patriot & the NBA Return

Chevall is joined by Baseline Times newest NFL guru Josh! The two discuss the Cam Newton signing in New England and give their input on what to expect for the 2020 NFL season. Chevall is joined by Gabe to talk the NBA's return and share the advantages of playing in one location

The odds of an NBA play-in tournament

Chevall Kanhai reviews the odds of play-in tournaments for the NBA's final two playoff spots in each respective conference once play resumes on July 30th, 2020

NBA restart confirmed

The NBA and NBPA have fully agreed to return to action on July 30, 2020, in Orlando, FL. The NBA today released its complete game schedule and national television schedules

Views from the Baseline - Episode 24: Sports as of the Week of June 22, 2020 and the return of MLB

Chevall Kanhai gives his insight on the latest sports news coming into the week of June 22, 2020 and joined by Greg Huss from Cubs Insider to discuss the MLB's latest approval to return to action

NBA restart looming with player concern rising

Lost about the recent news of the NBA returning? Chevall Kanhai gives you a short summary of the current NBA events that could stop the season from resuming

Views from the Baseline - Episode 19: The Last Dance Ep. 9 & 10 Review

Chevall Kanhai and DeMario Jackson are back for their season finale of The Last Dance reviews. Did the 10-part documentary change their perspective on Jordan? Tune in and find out!

Views from The Baseline - Episode 17: The Last Dance Review Ep. 7 & 8

Chevall Kanhai is joined by stand-in co-host Chris Thompson to review episodes 7 & 8 of the The Last Dance documentary. The two give their thoughts on the darkest times of Michael Jordan's career. Tune into find out what they dissect in Jordan's motives for his second three-peat.

Views From The Baseline - Episode 16: 2020 NFL Schedule Release & UFC 249 Preview

Chevall is joined by Gabe Lloyd and Chris Thompson as they look over the 2020 NFL Schedule release and preview UFC 249

The Quarantined Anniversary of Baseline Times

Chevall Kanhai shares an open letter celebrating the third anniversary of Baseline Times during the quarantined times

Views from the Baseline - Episode 15: The Last Dance EP. 5 & 6 Review

Chevall and DeMario recap Episodes 5 & 6 of The Last Dance. Listen now on iTunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, or Google Play

Views from the Baseline - Episode 14: The Last Dance Ep. 3 & 4 Review

Chevall Kanhai and DeMario Jackson return again give a review on Episode 3 & 4 of The Last Dance.

Views from the Baseline - Episode 13: Gronk Returns and 2020 NFL Draft 1st Rd Highlights

Chevall returns with Gabe in this episode as they review some hot NFL news with the return of Rob Gronkowski to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and highlight the 2020 NFL Draft first-round

Views From The Baseline - Episode 12: The Last Dance Ep. 1 & 2 Review

Chevall Kanhai is joined by DeMario Jackson to review Ep. 1 & of "The Last Dance". The duo give their first impressions of the documentary series in a raw and open format

Views From the Baseline - Episode 11: Sports-Less Quarantine Part III

Chevy brings on two separate guests that are Podcast Hosts of their own, Greg Huss from Cubs Insider and Taroy Jackson from Average Joe Podcast joins the show to give insight on their sports-less world

View From the Baseline - Episode 10: Sports-Less Quarantine Part II

Chevy and Gabe continue Part II of life without no sports. A month since the NBA suspended the season and sports disappeared has past.

Views from the Baseline - Episode 9: Sports-Less Quarantine Part I

Chevy and Gabe have risen from their quarantine to talk sports. Of course, they are in separate locations safely. Initial reactions to the cancellation of sports, what they are doing as sports fans, and what's next for the sports world are discussed.

Views from the Baseline - Episode 8: MLB Cheaters & 2020 NBA All-Star Recap

Chevy brings in Greg Huss to give insight on the Houston Astros 2017 Championship scandal and Markus joins in to recap the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend

Views from the Baseline - Episode 7: XFL Reactions, UFC 247 Recap & 2020 NBA All-Star Preview

Chevy, Chris, and Gabe are all back in action! The trio hit some hot takes on the XFL, NFL, and give some predictions on the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend

Views from the Baseline - Episode 5: RIP Mamba

Chevy returns with his co-hosts DeMario and Markus in 2020. With a restart of the podcast, the story of a new decade was supposed to be delightful. Instead, the trio reflects on the passing of Kobe Bryant.

Views From The Baseline - Episode 4: Relaunch, NBA Free Agency, and the Future

Chevall Kanhai is back to relaunch the Views from the Baseline Podcast! In this episode, he catches up the world with what is going on over at Baseline Times. Also, reviews the Manny Pacquiao-Mayweather spat, what wasn't wrong about the US Women's World Cup team, and opinion on the state of the NBA.

2019 NBA Finals Preview

The 2019 NBA Finals is set between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors. Preview the match-up with NBA Contributor Chevall Kanhai

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 24: 2019 NBA Conference Finals Preview

The NBA Crew is back to preview the 2019 NBA Conference Finals. Tune in to this Episode to listen to their break down of each series.

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 23: 2019 NBA Playoffs First-Round Preview

The 2019 NBA Playoffs are here! The NBA crew visits each match-up and gives you their prediction in this latest episode

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 22: 2019 NBA Trade Deadline Preview & All-Star Picks

Chevy, DeMario, and Markus join in on the Anthony Davis trade request gossip. Can we now consider Lebron toxic?

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 21: 2019 NBA New Year's Resolutions

2019 rings in with Chevy, DeMario, and Markus as they look back on the early 2018 NBA Season with best surprises, biggest disappointment, and one resolution each for the NBA in 2019. The crew also discusses with Mark Cuban's comments about players education was unnessary or truthful.

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 20: Wade's Legacy, Lakers Surviving,​​ and Early MVP/Rookie of the Year

The trio is back to discuss the latest in NBA action - in this episode they discuss the Wade legacy, Lakers striving, and top off with early MVP and Rookie of the Year picks.

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 19: Brawlin', Overreaction in LA, and Early Surprises

The trio is back to discuss brawls, Lakers, and Early Surprises in this latest episode of the Baseline Times NBA Podcast
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Kershaw vs Sale: A Battle of Lefty Monsters

Tonight, not only the two best lefties, but the two best pitchers of this generation square off head to head tonight when Clayton Kershaw faces Chris Sale.

Shoot or Pass Podcast – Episode 18: 2018 NBA Western Conference Preview

The NBA Staff previews the 2018-2019 Season for the Western Conference in this latest episode

Shoot Or Pass Podcast - Episode 17: 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Preview

The crew is back for the 2018-2019 NBA Season. In this episode, they preview the Eastern Conference for the upcoming NBA Season.

Most Improved Candidates for the 2018-2019 NBA Season

Victor Oladipo ran way with the NBA's Most Improved Player Award last season. The upcoming 2018-2019 Season will reset the field and who are some early candidates?

NBA Sophomores to look forward to in the 2018-2019 Season

Sophomore slump? Not for these second-year players in the NBA this upcoming season

NBA Rookies under the radar for the 2018-2019 Season

Baseline Times Contributor Chevall Kanhai previews five NBA Rookies that may fly under the radar but promising for the 2018-2019 Season

Teams to consider challenging in the NBA's Eastern Conference

While all signs point to the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, and Philadelphia 76ers, here are a few teams to consider challenging the three Northeastern powerhouses.

Could the Washington Wizards win the East?

Baseline Times contributor, Prires Sahiti, explains his reasoning for believing that the Wizards will make it to the finals.

NBA releases 2018-2019 National TV Schedule for key games

The NBA has unveiled the 2018-2019 National TV Schedule for opening week, Christmas Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Early Preseason Prediction for the Los Angeles Lakers

Baseline Times contributor, Prires Sahiti, predicts the success of the Lakers for the upcoming season.

MLB 2018 Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

Baseline Times Contributor Justin Mears breaks down the MLB's 2018 Trade Deadline Winners and Losers
The Dodgers’ Matt Kemp drops his bat as he watches the flight of his three-run home run during the third inning of Monday’s game against the Padres in San Diego. The Dodgers won 10-3. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Matt Kemp: A Star Once More?

In a season filled with stars, Matt Kemp's reborn star is shining bright as ever. Expectations were low, but Kemp has made himself into an All-Star again

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 16: Boogie Down in the Bay, LA-Bron, and 2018 NBA Free Agency Talk

DeMarcus Cousins is in Golden State, LeBron James finally heads to Los Angeles, and the 2018 NBA Free Agency reactions are here from your NBA Baseline Times staff!

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 15: 2018 NBA Finals Wrap and Where Will LeBron Go?

The Baseline Times NBA team returns to wrap-up the 2018 NBA Finals and talk about Lebron's next destination

2018 NBA Finals Staff Predictions

The Baseline Times NBA Staff picks are in the for 2018 NBA Finals

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 14: 2018 NBA Finals Preview

The Baseline Times NBA Crew previews the 2018 NBA Finals in this latest edition of the Shoot or Pass Podcast

2018 NBA Finals Schedule

Full schedule of the 2018 NBA Finals

Warriors win Game 7 and return to the NBA Finals for the fourth year in a row

The Golden State Warriors are headed back to the NBA Finals for the fourth year in a row

MLB Power Rankings (5/28)

A change at the top highlights the latest edition of's MLB Power Rankings

Rockets take series lead 3-2 as Warriors turnover ball in closing moments

The Rockets are up 3-2 and pull away with the win after a Draymond Green turnover in the final moments of Game 5

Celtics go up 3-2 with Jayson Tatum leading the way

The Boston Celtics take a 3-2 lead after winning Game 5

Top three destinations Paul George should consider this off-season

Baseline Times Contributor Billy Aristide explains why Paul George should be looking at these top three destinations outside of Oklahoma City

MLB Power Rankings (5/21)

The New York Yankees remain on top in this week's MLB Power Rankings

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 13: 2018 Conference Finals After Two Games

The Baseline Times NBA Staff chats about the Conference Finals series after two games on this latest Episode of Shoot or Pass Podcast

Celtics take 2-0 series lead in comeback against Cavaliers

The Boston Celtics are now up 2-0 on the Cleveland Cavaliers after a 107-94 victory in Game 2

2018 NBA Draft Lottery Results

The picks are in! The Phoenix Suns will have the first pick in the NBA's 2018 Draft this June

Warriors defeat Rockets 119-106 in Game 1

The Golden State Warriors take Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference Finals

Celtics route Cavaliers in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics take Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals 108-83

MLB Power Rankings (5/14)

A new number one and a sliding NL powerhouse highlight the latest edition of Baseline Times' MLB Power Rankings.

Toronto Raptors fire Head Coach Dwane Casey

Reports: The Toronto Raptors have fired Head Coach Dwane Casey

2018 NBA Playoffs: Conference Finals Staff Predictions

The 2018 NBA Playoffs Conference Finals are set. Check out the Baseline Times Staff picks!

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 12: 2018 NBA Playoffs Second Round / Conference Finals Preview

Chevy, Gabe, and Markus join in this episode to recap the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs and reveal their conference finals predictions

2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview: (2) Boston Celtics vs (4) Cleveland Cavaliers

The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers are in for a rematch for the second straight year in the NBA's Eastern Conference. Baseline Times Contributor Chevall Kanhai previews the showdown

2018 NBA Western Conference Finals Preview: (1) Houston Rockets vs (2) Golden State Warriors

The showdown is set in the West. The Golden State Warriors will return back to the Western Conference Finals to face the Houston Rockets. Baseline Times Contributor Chevall Kanhai previews the matchup

2018 NBA Playoffs: Conference Finals Schedule

The final four has been determined for the 2018 NBA Playoffs. Check out the schedule for the Eastern and Western Conference Finals

Celtics defeat 76ers and return back to the Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics defeat the Philadelphia 76ers in five games and return to the Eastern Conference Finals

Rockets defeat Jazz 4-1 behind Chris Paul's career night

Chris Paul is finally headed to his first conference finals as the Rockets defeated the Jazz in five games

Warriors defeat Pelicans 4-1 and head back to Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors are headed back to the Western Conference Finals

LeBron James rules as Cavaliers sweep Raptors back-to-back in postseasons

The Cleveland Cavaliers have now swept the Toronto Raptors for the second straight year in the NBA Playoffs

2018 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Semifinals may be quick to end in case you missed it

The 2018 NBA Playoffs are about mid-way through. Missed some of the Eastern Conference action? It may end sooner than you thought

MLB Power Rankings 5/7

Baseline Times MLB Contributor Justin Mears is back again with your weekly MLB Power Rankings

MLB Power Rankings (4/30)

Baseline Times MLB Contributor Justin Mears is back again with your weekly MLB Power Rankings

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 11: LeBron is Clutch, OKC looks alive, and First-Round Series Recaps

A Fab Five joins in as the NBA Baseline Times crew discusses the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Tune in now!

Warriors eliminate Spurs as Kawhi Leonard future in doubt

The Warriors are moving on and forward without Stephen Curry playing a minute in the 2018 NBA Playoffs

MLB Power Rankings (4/23)

Baseline Contributor Justin Mears is back for another week of MLB Power Rankings

NFL Mock Draft 3.0 (The Bold Edition)

The NFL draft is this week! After months of questions and speculation, we’ll have all the answers we crave in just a few days.
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MLB's Best Pitchers Face Off: Kershaw vs Scherzer

Up until a few days ago, Friday’s pitching matchup was supposed to be Rich Hill vs Max Scherzer, with Saturday’s being Clayton Kershaw vs Stephen Strasburg

Cowboys Under Microscope After Botched Dez Bryant Departure

Last Friday, after months of speculation, the Dallas Cowboys…

MLB Power Rankings (4/16)

With baseball season a little more than two weeks old, lets take our first shot at an early season power rankings.

2018 NBA Playoff Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Utah Jazz

The first round of the NBA Playoffs is underway, and the Thunder and Jazz face off in an exciting opening matchup.OKC has the triple double machine in Russell Westbrook leading the charge while the Jazz look to ride the wave of their rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell. Who will advance to the semifinals?

(1) Houston Rockets vs (8) Minnesota Timberwolves

The Rockets are a problem but can the Timberwolves upset the best team in the league?

NBA Staff 2018 Eastern Conference Predictions for Round 1

The Baseline Times NBA Staff makes their Eastern Conference First-Round series picks

NBA Staff 2018 Western Conference Predictions for Round 1

The Baseline Times NBA Staff makes their Western Conference First-Round series picks

(3) Philadelphia 76ers vs (6) Miami Heat

Trust the Process? Or does Miami have enough to upset the young 76ers?

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 10: 2018 NBA Playoffs First-Round Preview

The Baseline Times NBA team join in on this episode to discuss the 2018 NBA Playoffs First-Round matchups

2018 NBA Playoffs First Round match-ups

The 2018 NBA Playoffs First Round Schedule by series

A casual NBA fan guide to the 2017-2018 regular season

If you're the casual fan and the playoffs is where your interest peaks for the NBA here are five highlights you may have missed in the regular season

Kyrie Irving will miss the rest of the season and playoffs

The Boston Celtics have announced that Kyrie Irving is officially ruled out from the rest of the regular season and playoffs.

NBA Playoffs scenarios that could shake up the Finals

With less than two weeks away, the NBA playoffs will kick-off on April 14th. Here are a few potential match-ups that can some teams might want to avoid

2018 NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Baseline Times Contributor Justin Mears gives another insight to the NFL Draft with the 2.0 version

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 9: Houston is a Problem, Process Trusted, and Wounded Warriors

Chevy and DeMario get a third co-host as this trio talks about the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers success, the wounded Warriors, and make their Final Four predictions. Tune in now!
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Matt Kemp connects for a home run during a baseball spring exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Matt Kemp defies odds, will start the season with Dodgers

Matt Kemp will start the season with Dodgers and here is the defying the odds explanation

2018 NFL Mock Draft

It’s been clear for quite some time that there could be some trade movement toward the top of this April’s NFL Draft, and after the Jets paid a hefty price to move from number six to number three last weekend, it seems like an appropriate time to take a shot at a mock draft.

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 8: LeBron vs Baby Dinosaurs, Kawhi Drama, Kyrie Injury, West Playoff Picture

Chevall and DeMario are back! The duo cover the Cavaliers-Raptors recap, Kawhi drama in San Antonio, the best option for Kyrie's injury, and the West's playoff picture. Tune-in to see who they think can now win the NCAA Tournament!

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 7: 2018 NBA All-Star Recap & Lebron's Winning Weekend

Chevall and DeMario are joined by a new Baseline Times Media member! Tune-in as this trio talks NBA All-Star Weekend, why LeBron had a successful weekend, and views on the second half of the season

Top 10 Battle Rap NBA/Basketball Bars of all Time

Continuing my anthology of some of my favorite sports-related bars of all time, we're moving into basketball with this list. I don't think there's a battle rapper who hasn't made at least one NBA or basketball reference in their career.
Pitchers Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer (Photos by The Associated Press)

Top Ten Cumulative Pitching Leaders of the 2010s

As we sit here on Valentine's Day 2018, pitchers and catchers…
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Do the Mets have enough pitching?

Fresh off back to back trips to the playoffs, the New York Mets…

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 6: New Cavaliers, LaVar Ball's Big Three, and All-Star Weekend Picks

Chevall and DeMario sound off on the new look Cavaliers, LaVar Ball's Big Three plans, and announce their 2018 All-Star Weekend Picks in this latest episode of Shoot or Pass Podcast
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The Return of the XFL

The XFL will be making its return in 2020. Vince McMahon is promising an exciting alternative to the modern NFL with the revival of the XFL. But with the NFL juggernaut still running strong, can the XFL carve out a niche to be successful?

NBA Trade Deadline Updates

Today is February 8th, 2018 and the NBA Trade Deadline is here. Stay up-to-date with Baseline Times reporting the player movement

Blake Griffin traded from Clippers to Pistons in a blockbuster deal

Blake Griffin traded from Clippers to Pistons in a blockbuster deal

Yelich Gets His Wish, Traded to Brewers

Christian Yelich expressed his desire to be traded several weeks…

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 5: Cavs Struggles, Kidd Fired, and All-Star Reserves

Shoot or Pass Podcast is back with another episode! Tune in as Chevall and DeMario talk the latest in the NBA as the Cavaliers struggle, Jason Kidd is fired, and the All-Star Reserves are announced

Cardinals Trade Randal Grichuk to Toronto

The St. Louis Cardinals continued their trade-heavy offseason…

Giants Acquire Andrew McCutchen

After several years of trade rumors surrounding the former MVP…

Struggling Cavaliers host and Warriors for regular season last rematch

The day of celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. is becoming a familiar affair for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 4: Paul Pierce demands special night, LaVar Ball talks again & Mid-Season Awards

Chevall and DeMario discuss the top recent NBA stories and also share their NBA Mid-Season award winners

Shoot or Pass Podcast - Episode 3: IT Returns, 2018 NBA Expectations, Early NBA All-Star Picks

Chevall and DeMario welcome in 2018 with a new episode! The duo speaks on the IT return, 2018 expectations, and early starting five All-Star picks

Top NBA teams heading into 2018

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Billy Aristide gives his top 10 NBA teams heading into 2018

Is paying for a big-money reliever worth it?

The Rockies have signed Wade Davis to the biggest annual average value contract in MLB history for a reliever at $17.33M for 3 years and $52M overall. With the way that reliever salaries have been skyrocketing, is it worth it to sign a big-money reliever? How many have been worth it?

Top NBA New Year's Resolutions for 2018

A few good resolutions the NBA may want to see in 2018

Warriors get last laugh in controversial ending of Finals rematch

Warriors get last laugh in controversial ending of last season's Finals rematch

NBA 2017 Christmas Day Preview

No Christmas is complete with a full day of NBA games. Baseline Times NBA Contributor Chevall Kanhai breaks down the holiday's big matchups
Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has averaged 30 home runs over his first seven MLB seasons, but has played in more than 125 games in only two of them. (Photo: Jeff Curry, USA TODAY Sports)

Whoa, We're Halfway There: Recapping the MLB Offseason at the Midway Point

Every year, the holidays mark the point in the offseason in Major…

Shoot or Pass Podcast: Episode 2 - Early Surprises, OKC Struggles, and LeBron's Year 15

Chevall Kanhai is joined by DeMario Jackson for another NBA exclusive episode! The duo talk about their early surprises, Oklahoma City Thunder's struggles, and DeMario praises Lebron for his fabulous year 15. Homage is paid to Kobe and some LaVar talk ensues. 
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Clayton Kershaw and the 7th Inning Threshold

Clayton Kershaw has 8 postseason starts beyond 6 IP since 2013. In the first 6 IP of those starts, he has a 1.69 ERA. After? Over a 28.00 ERA in 5.1 IP.

Minnesota Timberwolves 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Chevall Kanhai previews the Timberwolves 2017-18 season

Milwaukee Bucks 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Nate Ledsinger previews the Bucks 2017-18 Season

Miami Heat 2017-18 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contribuor Billy Aristide previews the Heat 2017-18 season

Toronto Raptors 2017-18 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Gabe Lloyd previews the Raptors 2017-18 season

Washington Wizards 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Billy Aristide previews the Washington Wizards 2017-18 season

Boston Celtics 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Gabe Lloyd previews the Boston Celtics 2017-18 season

NBA 2017-18 Season Predictions

Baseline Times NBA Contributor DeMario Jackson gives us his 2017-018 NBA Season Predictions.

Rounding Third Podcast - Episode 12: Cubs vs. Dodgers NLCS Thoughts and Musings

In this episode of the Rounding Third Podcast, Greg and Bobby…
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ALCS Preview: New York Yankees vs Houston Astros

The Astros are an offensive powerhouse led by MVP candidate Jose Altuve. Can Aaron Judge turn his playoff slump around to lead another Yankees upset?
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NLDS Review: Los Angeles Dodgers Sweep Arizona Dbacks

The last month of the season had people thinking the Dbacks could take the Dodgers down, but the momentum didn't mean a thing in the Dodgers 3-0 sweep.

Oklahoma City Thunder 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Chevall Kanhai previews the Oklahoma City Thunder 2017-2018 season

Cleveland Cavaliers 2017-2018 Season Preview

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Nate Ledsinger breaks down the Cleveland Cavaliers 2017-2018 season
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NLDS Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Los Angeles Dodgers

The Diamondbacks and Dodgers have some bad blood in recent history. This series is unlikely to be a quick one, expect it to go 5 long games.

NLDS Preview: Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals

Cubs and Nationals 2017 Regular Season Chicago Cubs - 92-70…

ALDS Preview: New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

Yankees and Indians 2017 Regular Season New York Yankees - 91-71…
Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Mariners during the first inning at Safeco Field in Seattle. (Photo: Joe Nicholson, USA TODAY Sports)

ALDS Preview: Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros

The Red Sox and Astros ALDS will not be easy for the Red Sox. They are going to have to rely on Sale and Kimbrel if they want to make it to the next round.

Views From The Baseline - Episode 3: NCAA Basketball Scandal and Early Top 5 Predictions

Chevall Kanhai hosts an exclusive NCAA Basketball episode. He is joined by Nate Ledsinger from the Baseline Times team and a special guest Anthony Taylor. Anthony is known as "Coach Taylor" and the director/Head Coach of TaylorMade Basketball Academy
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Clayton Kershaw's Four Years of Dominance

2017 ended Kershaw's 4-year run as the MLB's fWAR pitching leader. No starting pitcher has led in four straight years since Steve Carlton from 1980-1983.

Carmelo Anthony joins Oklahoma City Thunder around Russell Westbrook's loyalty

Carmelo Anthony makes his OKC debut on media day

Don't Look Now, Kris Bryant is Making a Push for NL MVP

What an incredible year for bats throughout all of Major League…
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The NL Cy Young Race Is More Crowded Than We Realized

Scherzer and Kershaw have been the NL Cy Young favorites all season, but Strasburg, Greinke, and Nelson are right on their heels.

Rounding Third Podcast - Episode 11: Dodgers Slump, Dbacks Surging, and MVP Discussions

In this episode, Greg and Bobby discuss Giancarlo Stanton and 61 home runs, the Dodgers slide with the Dbacks surge, and the MVP races.

New Orleans Saints 2017 Season Preview

Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson are both in the twilight of their careers. Do they have what it takes to bring New Orleans another championship?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2017 Season Preview

Hurricane Irma temporarily delayed the start to the Bucs season, but Winston and Co. are primed for an exciting 2017.

Atlanta Falcons 2017 Season Preview

Matty Ice went cold in last year's Super Bowl, but don't think that's going to stop the Falcons from dominating the regular season once again.

Carolina Panthers 2017 Season Preview

Cam is coming off surgery, but Christian McCaffrey has entered the fold to take some of the load off Newton's shoulder.

San Francisco 49ers 2017 Season Preview

The once-proud San Francisco 49ers franchise was literally the…

Seattle Seahawks 2017 Season Preview

Doug Baldwin and Russell Wilson are healthy and ready to take the NFC West by storm this year.

Arizona Cardinals 2017 Season Preview

How much do you Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald have left in their tanks? Is it enough to propel the Cardinals to the Super Bowl?

Los Angeles Rams 2017 Season Preview

Can Gurley and Goff lead the Rams out of the gutter in 2017?

Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 Season Preview

Baseline Times Contributor Brett Miller the Steelers 2017 Season
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MLB's MVP, Cy Young, and Best Teams of August

In the month of August, the Twins went 20-10, Giancarlo Stanton tied the August home run record with 18 and Corey Kluber had a sub 2.00 ERA and 54 Ks.

Dallas Cowboys 2017 Season Preview

Baseline Times NFL Contributor Justin Mears previews the Dallas Cowboys 2017 Season
Detroit Tigers' Justin Upton celebrates hitting a two-run home run against the Minnesota Twins in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, April 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Angels Trade For J. Upton, Strengthen Playoff Push

The Angels trade for Tigers outfielder Justin Upton. The Angels lineup has been getting hot at the right time, and Upton may just get them to the playoffs.
Aroldis Chapman walks to the dugout after being pulled in the 10 inning in the Yankees’ 3-2 loss Sunday. (MIKE STOBE/GETTY IMAGES)

The 6 Biggest MLB Free Agent Busts of 2017

The 2016-2017 MLB free agent class was not great and has provided many busts in 2017. Here are the six biggest free agent busts to this point.

New England Patriots 2017 Season Preview

Baseline Times NFL Contributor Brett Miller previews the Patriots 2017 Season

Green Bay Packers 2017 Season Preview

Baseline Times NFL Contributor Justin Mears previews the Green Bay Packers 2017 Season
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Boston Red Sox Young Bats Are Failing Them

The young offensive core of the Boston Red Sox has failed them in 2017, and it's gotten much worse as the season has gone on.
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Giancarlo Stanton Joins The 50 HR Club

Giancarlo Stanton joined the 50 Home Run Club with his game winning HR in yesterday's game. With 33 games remaining, 60 is more than in reach.

Baseball is Better When Big Market Teams Are Successful

Sports fans claim that they love a great underdog story. The Miracle USA Hockey Team, George Mason basketball and their Final Four run of 2006, and the 1969 Miracle Mets were all stories that will be told for lifetimes. But there is one thing that fans love more than underdogs: Powerhouse programs and organizations matching up to win a championship.

Breaking down the Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas blockbuster

Baseline Times NBA Contributor Matt McKenna gives his breakdown of the NBA's latest blockbuster trade. Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas

2017 NFL Fantasy: Top 15 Defense/Special Team Rankings

Our Fantasy guru Wesly Avendano previews the top defense/special teams to draft in this year’s NFL Fantasy Leagues.
Rich Hill is scheduled to start of the Dodgers in a the decisive Game 5 of a National League division series against the Washington Nationals on Thursday. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

Rich Hill Again Flirts With Perfection

For the second time in less than a year, Rich Hill flirts with perfection. Sadly, he loses the perfect game and no hitter in 9th and 10th innings.

Why do the New York Knicks Suck?

The New York Knicks are the vanguards of the Mecca of basketball. Why has this storied franchise turned into ruin and is there hope for a turnaround in sight?

Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas

The Celtics have acquired All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving from the Cavaliers for point guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and Brooklyn's 2018 unprotected first-round pick, sources tell ESPN.

The Unqualified Superstars of 2017

MLB superstars like Judge, Altuve, and Stanton have grabbed headlines this season. But forgotten are some of the unqualified superstars.
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Giancarlo Stanton Is Finally Doing What We All Expected

At 43 home runs with 45 games remaining, Giancarlo Stanton is on pace for 60 home runs. This is what we have waited nearly a decade to see from him.

It Is Not World Series Or Bust For The Dodgers

The 2017 Dodgers are on pace for 115 wins and their 5th straight NL West title. If they do not end up winning the World Series, this will not be a failure.

NBA releases full schedule for all 30 teams

The NBA has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2017-2018 NBA Season

Fantasy Impact: Ezekiel Elliott's Suspension

The Cowboys’ most dominant offensive weapon, Ezekiel Elliott, has been suspended for 6 games by the NFL. How does this impact his fantasy status?

NBA announces opening week and Christmas Day Schedule

NBA announced the schedule for the 2017 Opening week and Christmas Day

Knicks and Rockets resume Carmelo Anthony trade talks

Knicks and Rockets resume Carmelo Anthony trade talks
Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton has averaged 30 home runs over his first seven MLB seasons, but has played in more than 125 games in only two of them. (Photo: Jeff Curry, USA TODAY Sports)

Giancarlo Stanton hits his career high 38th HR

Giancarlo Stanton hit the 38th home run of the season tonight, setting a new career high for him. With 51 games remaining, 50-plus is in reach.
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Mike Trout, the 2017 AL MVP, and Barry Bonds

Mike Trout is having a historic season with the bat, doing something only Barry Bonds has in the last 60 years. Don't count him out for the MVP.
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Joey Gallo is Hitting .206, But it Doesn't Matter

Despite a .206 batting average, Joey Gallo is having a good season. In fact, he might be the best low average hitter of this generation.

Stop Drafting Adrian Peterson So Early

Adrian Peterson is currently being drafted in the 6th round of fantasy drafts. That is just too damn high.

2017 NFL Fantasy: Top 15 TE Rankings

Our Fantasy guru Wesly Avendano previews the top Tight Ends to draft in this year's NFL Fantasy Leagues.
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Cody Bellinger and 30 Home Run Hitting Rookies

Cody Bellinger now has 30 home runs on the season in just 87 games. By the end of the season, he could move near the top of the rookie HR list.
Jun 26, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon (19) hits a solo home run in the third inning at against the Arizona Diamondbacks Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The MLB's leaders from the last 365 days

There are some leaders the last 365 days you would expect, like Sale, Kershaw, and Trout. But some others that are a bit surprising to see up there.

The Fantasy of an NBA Buyout Clause

As Neymar Jr. finds his way to Paris-Saint Germain, the cost is hefty. What if the NBA's culture allowed for superstars to be bought by other franchises?
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate Chris Taylor’s (3) walk off single in the bottom of the ninth inning during their game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 5-4. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

MLB's MVP, Cy Young, and Best Teams of July

The Dodgers were the best in July going 20-3. Jose Altuve was the best position player and James Paxton the best pitcher. Who else succeeded in July?

2017 NFL Fantasy: Top 15 WR Rankings

Baseline Times NFL Fantasy guru Wesly Avendano gives us a break down of his top 15 Wide Receivers to go after this year.

Amed Rosario to make big league debut tonight

By all accounts, the 2017 season has been an absolute disaster for the New York Mets, but at least the final two months will provide fans a glimpse into the future, as the club has finally promoted heralded shortstop prospect Amed Rosario to the Major Leagues.

2017 NFL Fantasy: Top 15 RB Rankings

Baseline Times NFL Fantasy guru Wesly Avendano gives us a break down of his top 15 Running Backs to go after this year.
Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 3, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Sept. 2, 2012 - Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images North America)

The best team in MLB lands Darvish

The Dodgers trade #69 prospect Willie Calhoun and 2 others for 2-plus months of Texas starting pitcher Yu Darvish.
Aug 17, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Tony Watson (44) throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kenny Karst-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers acquire a pair of Tonys with Watson and Cingrani

The Dodgers trade for two lefty relievers named Tony today. They get Watson from Pittsburgh and Cingrani from Cincinnati. Are they good?
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Adrian Beltre and 3,000 Hits

Adrian Beltre sits just four hits shy of 3,000 for his career. Is he a HOFer? 25 of the current 30 3,000 hit members are, and so should Beltre.

Rounding Third Podcast - Episode 10: The One With The Trades

In this episode of the Rounding Third Podcast, Kory welcomes back Greg Huss of Wrigley Rapport to discuss trades that have already happened, trades that might happen, and trades that should happen

Why the Celtics are a dynasty with Kyrie Irving

NBA Contributor Matt McKenna gives the Celtics a reason why they should trade for Kyrie Irving.
Jun 25, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Houston Astros second basemen Jose Altuve (27) hits a three-run home run against the Kansas City Royals during the second inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY

Baseball's Second Best Position Player: Jose Altuve

Mike Trout is Baseball's best player. But who is the next best? Is it Harper? Bryant? Machado? Goldschmidt? No, it is Jose Altuve.

Derrick Rose expected to sign one-year deal with Cavaliers

Per sources: Derrick Rose is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

2017 NFL Fantasy: Top 15 QB Rankings

Baseline Times NFL Fantasy guru Wesly Avendano gives us a break down of his top 15 Quarterbacks to go after this year.

Potential trades the Cavaliers can make for Kyrie Irving

As reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Kyrie Irving reportedly has met with the Cleveland Cavaliers front office last week and requested a trade. The news also comes with the notion that Irving is seeking an opportunity where he can be the focal point of an offense and does not want to continue to play alongside Lebron James. 

Moves each team could make by the MLB trade deadline

MLB Contributor Justin Mears shares his thoughts on the moves that each team could make by the July 31st deadline.

2017 NBA Vegas Summer League: A Purple and Gold Affair

“The Lakers are back”
Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits his second home run of the game, a two run shot scoring Logan Forsythe #11, in the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Dodger Stadium on July 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Justin Turner, Chipper Jones, and Wade Boggs

Justin Turner is currently doing something that puts him in a historic group with Wade Boggs and Chipper Jones. He could even eclipse the HOF pair.
Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Cody Bellinger (35) follows through during the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Photo: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Cody Bellinger First Dodger Rookie to Hit for Cycle

Cody Bellinger was the first Dodger to hit for the cycle since 2009, and the first rookie ever to hit for one in franchise history.
Chris Sale reacts during the seventh inning against the Pirates at Fenway Park on April 5, 2017 in Boston. (Maddie Meyer / Getty Images)

Baseline Times First Half Cy Young Winners

Much like Aaron Judge in the first half AL MVP race, Chris Sale dominated his competition for the Cy Young. The NL was far more competitive, however.

Baseline Times First Half MLB MVP Winners

Who are the first half MVP winners? Was Judge dominant enough to take the AL first half MVP? What about in the NL? Did Harper's hot start help him take it?

Sources: Knicks to hire Sacramento Kings Scott Perry as GM

Per sources, the New York Knicks plan to name Scott Perry as their next General Manager. 

A Boston Celtics Farewell to Avery Bradley

Baseline Times NBA Staff Contributor Matt McKenna is a lifelong Boston Celtics fan. Here is a raw and honest opinion from the Celtic fan within.

Aaron Judge wins 2017 MLB Home Run Derby

Aaron Judge impresses all by not winning the 2017 HR Derby, but by crushing his competition! Check out the moment by moment updates of the entire derby.

The NBA's Summer League is a growing brand

It's July and the NBA Finals ended over a month ago. However, we're still watching the NBA dominate headlines with ball games. Proof that the NBA is showcasing a growing brand.

Five reasons to watch the MLB All-Star Game this year

The rosters have been announced and there are a couple of days to go until the MLB All-Star Game. It's a platform for baseball's brightest stars to shine in one place, but for many, it's also a contrived cash-grab by the league. If you fall into the latter camp, here are five reasons to get hyped about the Midsummer Classic.
Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins celebrates after winning the Home Run Derby at PETCO Park in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

2017 Home Run Derby: Judge Visits Stanton's Island

Giancarlo Stanton is defending his 2016 Home Run Derby crown in 2017. There are many good sluggers, but the one match-up we all want is with Aaron Judge.

James Harden receives NBA's largest contract extension

The Houston Rockets have confirmed that they have signed guard James Harden to a max, long-term contract. The deal is reportedly expected to be $228 million, through the 2022-2023 season.

Shoot or Pass Podcast: Episode 1: 2017 NBA Free Agency

Baseline Times Media presents a NEW NBA Podcast! Listen in now!

Justin Turner Wins Final Vote, Becomes 1st Time All-Star

It was announced today that Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Mike Moustakas of the Kansas City Royals each won their respective All-Star Final votes today.

Danny Ainge in a bind to make way for Gordon Hayward

Getting Gordon Hayward is great, it gives the Celtics another All-Star who can take the scoring load of Isaiah Thomas. However, it means that someone has to go.

Aaron Judge Ties Yankees Rookie HR Record

In tonight's 7-6 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees rookie phenom Aaron Judge hit his 29th home run of the season. Judge has been blasting home runs all season, but this one is special.

Gordon Hayward announces he will sign with Celtics via The Players' Tribune

"Thank You, Utah", writes Gordon Hayward as he officially announces that he will join the Boston Celtics. Hayward announced his decision via The Players' Tribune on Tuesday evening.

No surprise that Kevin Durant takes less money to stay with Warriors

To some, it almost seemed too good to be true. Would the Super Golden State Warriors set aside their egos, take less money, and keep a potential dynasty together? 
2017 All-Star Game

AL All-Star Selections: Are They Deserving?

On Sunday, July 2nd, the MLB revealed the end results of the 2017 All-Star Game fan voting, as well as player and manager selections. A quick look at both the AL and NL rosters looks as though the fans voted in most of the players deserving to start in the game, minus a couple of spots. Of course, there were some very good players left off of the rosters and not even considered for the final vote.
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Phillies' Galvis emerges as clubhouse leader in losing season

Freddy Galvis is frustrated. After unleashing a profanity-filled rant about the state of the Phillies, Galvis cemented himself as a leader in the clubhouse.

Raptors secure Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka

The Toronto Raptors retain two of their starters in the opening weekend of NBA Free Agency
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Should the Mets bring back Bartolo Colon?

Last Thursday, just seven months after signing Braves designated veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon for assignment. Should the Mets bring him back?

The Cubs are bad, but they're also not the Cubs

It's July, and the defending World Series champions have been hovering around .500 the entire season. So, what gives?
Max Scherzer

Max Scherzer or Clayton Kershaw?

IT'S HAPPENED. Max Scherzer has passed Kershaw to become the #1 starting pitcher in baseball.

3 in the Key Podcast - Episode 45: NBA Draft Recap and Free Agency Talk

Chevy, Markus, and Nate discuss the 2017 NBA Draft highlights, free agency rumors, and the Chris Paul to Houston trade. The team debates on if Paul to Houston makes sense. Listen in now to see who thinks Houston improves and will win 60 games next season!

How does Chris Paul to the Rockets affect the Celtics?

Jerry West has arrived in LA in a big way. Just a few weeks ago Jerry West arrived and was willing to say what no one else in the Clippers organization was willing to admit, the current core had maxed out their potential.

Clippers trade Chris Paul to Rockets

The Houston Rockets will acquire All-Star LA Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul

Phil Jackson and Knicks mutually agree to part ways

Sources: The New York Knicks and Owner James Dolan is expected to part ways with Phil Jackson later today. 

Old News: The Celtics are attempting to acquire Paul George and Gordon Hayward

As Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news today that the Celtics are trying to acquire both Gordon Hayward and Paul George and the NBA world lost their collective mind. People seemed to have forgotten that Adam Kaufman had reported this nearly a week ago.

Russell Westbrook wins MVP to top NBA Player Awards

The wait is finally over in one of the most intriguing MVP races in the NBA. It was Mr. Triple-Double, Russell Westbrook running away with the NBA's Most Valuable Player award Monday night.

2017 NBA Draft: Winners and Losers

Baseline Times NBA Writer Matt McKenna reviews the winners and losers of the 2017 NBA Draft.
Bellinger hitting one of his many 2017 home runs

21 Year Old Cody Bellinger Continues to Mash

Cody Bellinger is at it again. On Sunday in the Los Angeles Dodgers comeback victory against the New York Mets, Cody Bellinger had yet another multi-home run game. For the game, Bellinger was 3-5 with an infield single to go along with his two home runs.

2017 NBA Player Awards show debuts tonight

The 2017 NBA Player Awards show is tonight at 9 PM EST on TNT. Hosted by Drake.

NBA News & Rumors - June 24 & June 25

NBA News & Rumors for the weekend of June 23-25
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Into the New Age of MLB Sluggers

The 2017 MLB season has been a very interesting one so far. It's been filled with many previously average players suddenly playing like stars, such as Marcell Ozuna, Aaron Hicks, and Zack Cozart among others.

2017 NBA Draft First - Round Results

Live results of the 2017 NBA Draft

NBA News & Rumors - June 22

NBA News & Rumors for June 22nd

A call to Danny Ainge: Bring in project Kristaps Porzingis

This is your moment Danny! You’ve waited and waited, year after year obtaining more assets so when an NBA superstar becomes available you are in position to strike.

Final 2017 NBA Mock Draft

Baseline Times NBA Staff Writer Nate Ledsinger gives us his final Mock Draft before the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night.

3 in The Key Podcast - Episode 44: 2017 NBA Draft & Trade Rumors

The Baseline Times Staff kicks off the off-season coverage! Listen in as they weigh in on the recent NBA Trades, rumors and the NBA Draft!

NBA News & Rumors - June 21

NBA News & Rumors for June 21, 2017

Hawks Trade Dwight Howard to Hornets 

Sources: The Hawks will trade Dwight Howard and their 31st pick in the 2017 NBA draft to the Hornets

Lakers send D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov to Nets for Brook Lopez and first-round pick

Lakers send D'Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov to Nets for Brook Lopez and first-round pick

2017 NBA Mock Draft

NBA Staff Writer Matt McKenna shares his final Mock Draft for the 2017 NBA Draft.
Bellinger hitting one of his many 2017 home runs

Cody Bellinger Fastest to 21 Home Runs

Through two innings in tonight's Los Angeles Dodgers game, Cody Bellinger has two home runs in what is now a 7-1 game against the New York Mets. The home runs hit for Bellinger were his record tying 20th home run in 51 games, and then recording breaking 21st home run.

Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin part ways

The Cleveland Cavaliers have confirmed that they have part ways with general manager David Griffin. His contract was set to expire at the end of the month. 

Celtics finalize trade sending No. 1 pick to 76ers

The Boston Celtics have announced the trade as official with a press release today. The Celtics will be trading away the No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. In return the Celtics will receive a "favorably-protected rights to a future first round pick."

Sources: Cavaliers and Pacers have talked Paul George deal

As first reported on The Vertical. Paul George has informed the Indiana Pacers recently that he will become a free agent in the summer of 2018 and leave the team.

NBA Draft Preview: Top 15 Prospects

The ball always keeps on rolling in the NBA. Last week the Golden State Warriors reclaimed the NBA crown. This week, the next class of potential stars will take center stage at Barclays Center for the 2017 NBA draft.

A Celtics Fan Cry: Don't Do it Danny

If you’ve got an Internet connection and a pulse chances are you have heard the rumors swirling about the Celtics #1 overall pick. In these hypothetical trades, it looks like the Celtics would be receiving the #3 overall pick and some assortment of the future picks that the Sixers hold, either the 2018 Lakers pick or 2019 Kings pick.

Top TV shows to watch while the sports world vacations

That evening time slot you used to dedicate to game day just opened up and your flat screen TV is collecting dust. Staff Writer Billy Aristide gives you options.

How the Celtics can help the Pacers appease Paul George

A lot this offseason has been made of the possibility of the Celtics trading the for Paul George and teaming up with Isaiah Thomas and the rest of the Celtics to try to topple current kings of the east; Lebron and the Cavs. What If instead of wearing Celtic green Isaiah and PG13 make a run at Lebron wearing Pacer blue?

The NBA is thriving despite top heavy teams

The NBA is thriving regardless of top heavy teams and the notion that the league is noncompetitive.