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Robert Criscola

Robert has been a die-hard sports fan and handicapper for many years. A lifelong Brooklynite, his home away from home is Belmont Park. Follow Robert on Twitter: @itsgood2beking

The most overpaid players in baseball
The most overpaid players in baseball

2020-05-25T14:53:25.883ZRobert Criscola

These five MLB players are cautionary tales for GMs who want to splurge on talent during the offseason. They are the five most overpaid major-leaguers.
Kyle Busch favored in Coca-Cola 600
Kyle Busch favored in Coca-Cola 600

2020-05-22T16:37:11.364ZRobert Criscola

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this Sunday night for the Coca-Cola 600. Kyle Busch opened up as the +400 favorite to win NASCAR’s traditional Memorial Day weekend fixture.
NL teams that would benefit most from a universal DH
NL teams that would benefit most from a universal DH

2020-05-21T15:11:45.748ZRobert Criscola

Major League Baseball has floated several ideas for starting the 2020 season, but one concept that has remained throughout these plans is the implementation of the designated hitter rule in both leagues. Here are three National League teams that would benefit most from the DH rule.
Every NHL team's best draft pick
Every NHL team's best draft pick

2020-05-20T19:39:05.590ZRobert Criscola

The NHL Draft will look markedly different this year, because of the COVID-19 crisis. As we await plans for the rest of the season and the draft to come together, let’s review the greatest draft picks in each team’s history.
What we learned from NASCAR's long awaited return
What we learned from NASCAR's long awaited return

2020-05-19T15:16:58.572ZRobert Criscola

Sunday’s Real Heroes 400 at Darlington marked the first time in 71 days that there was a NASCAR race. In addition to discovering what a weird atmosphere a track with no fans made, there were three important things to take away from this race.
The best pinch hitters in baseball history
The best pinch hitters in baseball history

2020-05-18T16:57:49.314ZRobert Criscola

There are few situations in baseball more exciting than when a pinch hitter comes up late in a game with a chance to turn the tide. These five players turned those tense situations into an art form.
Picking NASCAR's Mount Rushmore
Picking NASCAR's Mount Rushmore

2020-05-15T15:57:09.451ZRobert Criscola

These four men have left an indelible mark on NASCAR, and deserve to be honored on a "Mount Rushmore" of the sport.
Kyle Busch favored as NASCAR returns at Darlington
Kyle Busch favored as NASCAR returns at Darlington

2020-05-14T16:46:46.156ZRobert Criscola

After a 10-week suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the drivers are finally back in action as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington Raceway this Sunday for The Real Heroes 400.
Every MLB team's best draft pick
Every MLB team's best draft pick

2020-05-13T16:57:40.468ZRobert Criscola

From blue-chip prospects to late-round surprises, talent can come from just about anywhere in the MLB Draft.
Kevin Harvick favored to win NASCAR Cup Series championship
Kevin Harvick favored to win NASCAR Cup Series championship

2020-05-12T15:03:27.714ZRobert Criscola

Sitting on the board at +450, Kevin Harvick is the betting favorite to win his second career NASCAR Cup Series championship in 2020. When he and his opponents resume the season on Sunday at Darlington, Harvick will try to protect a slim one-point lead over Joey Logano in the standings.
MLB stars whose careers were cut short
MLB stars whose careers were cut short

2020-05-11T16:35:54.689ZRobert Criscola

Whether it was injuries or tragic accidents, the careers of these five Major League Baseball players were unfairly cut short.