With Thanksgiving just around the corner, let’s reflect on the biggest turkeys of the year, including an unlucky kicker, polarizing NFL figures, a historical fail in the postseason and one master tennis troll.
We often hear about the worst MLB free agent contracts that have been handed out in years past, but today we’ll celebrate the best five signings in recent memory.
The Braves broke the seal on baseball's "Hot Stove" season when they signed reliever Will Smith on Thursday, but these three teams are expected to be the most active clubs throughout the winter.
As Major League Baseball general managers prepare to shell out massive contracts during the offseason, we decided to review some of the worst deals made over the last decade.
Names like Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg will garner the most attention in MLB free agency, but these five players could fly under the radar and offer bargains this winter.
These five players and their onerous contracts are a stern reminder to MLB general managers that there's no such thing as a sure thing.
With CC Sabathia likely riding off into the sunset this offseason, we decided to take a look at some other top Major League Baseball players who should hang up their cleats before the 2020 season arrives.
The Red Sox suffered a World Series hangover in 2019, failing to reach the postseason with an 84-78 record while finishing 19 games behind the AL East-winning Yankees. They fired GM Dave Dombrowski in September and recently hired highly-regarded Rays executive Chaim Bloom to fill the shoes of “Dealin’ Dave.”
The Nationals have been installed as +1500 underdogs to repeat as World Series champions in 2020, an unusually high figure for a recent winner. Five MLB clubs—the Astros (+600), Yankees (+600), Dodgers (+700), Braves (+1200) and Red Sox (+1200)—were slapped with lower price tags than the Nats. Oddsmakers appear to be spot-on with their assessment of Washington’s team as a one-year wonder.
Teams looking for starting pitching this offseason are in luck with a crowded market involving staff aces, reliable veterans and potential bargains. Here are the top 10 starters available on the open market this winter.