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Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy began his love affair with sports journalism at the age of nine when he wrote his first article about his little league baseball team. He has since authored his own weekly column for Fox Sports and AskMen, and has created campaigns for the WWE, the NHL, and the NFL. Ryan's critically acclaimed stories have also been published in 20 books and have been featured on more than 170 radio stations and 40 newspapers across North America.

Picking basketball's Mount Rushmore
Picking basketball's Mount Rushmore

2020-04-02T14:28:04.042ZRyan Murphy

As we eagerly wait for basketball to return, now is the perfect time to reminisce about some of the greatest players to ever grace the hardwood. Join us as we present our version of the NBA's Mount Rushmore.
The most surprising MOPs in March Madness history
The most surprising MOPs in March Madness history

2020-04-01T14:07:45.546ZRyan Murphy

The beauty of March Madness is its utter unpredictability. The NCAA Tournament’s single elimination format and use of neutral sites means that anything can – and often does - happen. Favorites fall with surprising regularity, Hail Marys are answered almost daily, and unheralded players routinely play out of their minds.
Today in sports history: Wooden goes out a winner
Today in sports history: Wooden goes out a winner

2020-03-31T15:30:27.870ZRyan Murphy

The San Diego Sports Arena is eerily quiet today, but it was bustling with life back on March 31, 1975 when the UCLA Bruins grappled with the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA National Championship Game.
Gavin Lux favored to win NL Rookie of the Year
Gavin Lux favored to win NL Rookie of the Year

2020-03-30T16:57:41.999ZRyan Murphy

The Los angles Dodgers could add a record 19th National League Rookie of the Year award to their overflowing trophy room this fall if Gavin Lux has anything to say about it.
Everything you need to know about Tommy John Surgery
Everything you need to know about Tommy John Surgery

2020-03-26T15:05:00.520ZRyan Murphy

Here’s everything you need to know (but may have been afraid to ask) about baseball’s most buzzed about medical procedure.
MLB player props: Most hits, runs, RBIs and more
MLB player props: Most hits, runs, RBIs and more

2020-03-25T14:20:08.976ZRyan Murphy

The oddsmakers at BetAmerica are keeping America’s national pastime front and center with a slew of new player props for most hits, most runs, most RBIs, and most stolen bases.
Today in sports history: Johnson ends Penn's magic run
Today in sports history: Johnson ends Penn's magic run

2020-03-24T13:53:48.649ZRyan Murphy

Relieve one of the greatest performances in Magic Johnson's exceptional college career on this date in 1979.
Extra recovery time makes the Yankees extra scary
Extra recovery time makes the Yankees extra scary

2020-03-23T16:42:56.523ZRyan Murphy

Although baseball’s postponement has been a crushing blow to most fans of America’s national pastime, it’s been curiously good news for the New York Yankees, who could benefit from a little extra time prior to the start of the 2020 season.
What can past lockouts teach us about the current NBA hiatus?
What can past lockouts teach us about the current NBA hiatus?

2020-03-19T18:25:21.941ZRyan Murphy

The NBA’s current hiatus may seem like unchartered territory to younger fans, but this is far from the first time that the league has canceled or postponed a significant portion of its season. The Association has dealt with four lockouts since 1995, including one as recently as 2011. We’ve examined each lockout to see what fans can expect if – and when – the NBA resumes in mid-June.
NBA teams that could benefit most from a June return
NBA teams that could benefit most from a June return

2020-03-17T18:20:41.143ZRyan Murphy

Being without basketball for three months may sound like a life sentence to some, but many teams could benefit greatly from a lengthy layoff to overcome injuries, improve chemistry, and stop slumps. Join us now as we examine the five NBA teams with the most to gain from the league’s forced hiatus.
The greatest Irish athletes of all time
The greatest Irish athletes of all time

2020-03-16T17:57:26.875ZRyan Murphy

St. Patrick’s Day is here again, and now is the perfect time to shine the spotlight on the finest athletes born and raised on the Emerald Isle. From ferocious football stars to potty-mouthed pugilists, these sons and daughters of Erin had the kind of careers that have made others green with envy.