NFL Preview – Week 1

These two divisional rivals square off in an important season opener that could go a long way toward determining who earns a home playoff game…

MLB Splinters

Jacoby Ellsbury is having a magnificent year, due to his new approach at the plate as well health. He homered to left field Wednesday night against the Yankees, clearing the Green Monster…

Opening Day: Saints @ Packers

The last two Super Bowl champions meet up in a stand-alone Thursday night game to open the 2011-2012 NFL season. Both teams have high expectations this year and the winner of this game gains the early leg up in the race for NFC home field advantage…

Diamondbacks @ Giants – Tale of the Tape

The NL West wasn’t supposed to be like this. The defending champion Giants would pitch their way to an easy playoff berth, and then rely on the pitching of Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain to guide them to the promise land…

MLB Splinters

Detroit Tiger closer Jose Valverde has converted all 39 save attempts this season and the last 2 save attempts in 2010. The 41 straight successes’ are impressive, and rank him fourth all time…

NFL Predictions

September 8th marks the beginning of the 2011-2012 NFL season, a season that we weren’t sure we would get. So let us embrace with some predictions sure to go wrong …

MLB Splinters | August 25th

The New York Mets have lost the first game of 10 consecutive home stands. The Mets aren’t a great team, but this is crazy. The Mets are a .500 team at home after the opening game of the home stand, so why can’t they win the first game of a series…

Red Sox @ Rangers – Tale of the Tape

They both rank in the top 3 in the MLB in team batting, runs scored, home runs, extra base hits, and OPS. The runs scored draw attention and grab headlines, but the depth of their pitching rotations will be what makes them tough to beat in October…