Analyzing the Jay Cutler trade to the Bears

The Chicago Bears acquired Quarterback Jay Cutler from the Broncos’ Quarterback Kyle Orton, a 3rd round pick in 2009 and the Bears 2009 and 2010 first round picks. Will Jay Cutler be happy in Chicago? In Denver he had the freak Brandon Marshall and a great rookie receiver in Eddie Royal to throw the ball …

AL Central Preview 2009

This is probably the most competitive division in baseball. I think I can make a strong case for all 5 teams to win the division but also a strong case for all 5 teams to not win the division. I think this will be close throughout with as few as 85 wins claiming the division. …

Jay Cutler will be traded by Broncos. Who would want him?

In a stunning turn of events, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen released a statement at 8 p.m. Central time Tuesday saying both he and coach Josh McDaniels had been unable to get Cutler to call them back over the last 10 days. The Jets, Bucaneers, and Lions are the most obvious destinations for Cutler but do …

AL West Preview 2009

1. Los Angeles Angels – New closer Brian Fuentes is not much of a downgrade from K-Rod in actuality. Fuentes converted on 88.2% of his save opportunities while Rodriguez converted on 89.9%. The addition of Bobby Abreu in LF should make up for the loss in productivity of Vlad Guerrero being a year older. The …

Source: Donovan to leave University of Florida?

A source close to the University of Kentucky athletic program told Fox 35 Sports that Billy Donovan will resign as Florida Gators’ head basketball coach to take the same position at Kentucky. The University of Kentucky has called a 4:30 p.m. press conference in which the school is expected to announce the firing of head …

Fantasy Baseball 2009 Love/Hate List

Two rules to live by: Don’t reach for a catcher. In a 10 team league that means there will probably be 10-15 catchers owned, meaning there are still 15 other catchers you can draft. Don’t pay for saves – 1/3 of closers last year lost their jobs at some point last year. I wouldn’t take …

Curt Schilling Retires

“Turn out the lights the party’s over” … Those were the words written on Curt Schilling’s blog just a few moments ago. Schilling pitched for five teams in his big league career, Baltimore Orioles, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox. The ace will most famously be known for his bloody sock …

UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun will not coach today

CBS is reporting University of Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun will not coach vs. Chattanooga today because of an illness that has sent him to the hospital. Associate Head Coach George Blaney with coach the team in Calhoun’s absence. UConn director of sports medicine Dr. Jeff Anderson said, “Coach Calhoun has not been feeling well …

NCAA Tourney Predictions

In the past I have been moderately successful at picking tournament games, this year I have barely watched any games and this seems more like a crapshoot. Without further ado here are my predictions. Louisville, Memphis, Pittsburgh and Syracuse in the final four. Pitt over Memphis for the title. (Click the bracket for a full …

Patriots interested in Julius Peppers?

Julius Peppers is unhappy in Carolina and says he wouldn’t mind going to New England. The Panthers dismissed reports Monday saying Peppers was close to being dealt to the Patriots. The biggest hold up in a trade with Peppers is that he has not signed his tender with Carolina meaning the Panthers are barred from …

Matt Cassel Trade

The Kansas City Chiefs got the steal of the year with the Matt Cassel trade.  Matt Cassel could have easily gone for multiple picks.  But he didn’t.  He went for a 2nd round pick, and he was paired with veteran linebacker Mike Vrabel.  The math just doesn’t add up. Matt Cassel = 1st round pick + …