The Astros are in major rebuilding mode as they prepare to make their move to the American League West in 2013. GM Jeff Luhnow is afraid to play the kids/the young guys as 20 rookies saw playing time in 2011. Look for Luhnow to make more moves during this upcoming season as veteran players such as Carlos Lee, Wandy Rodriguez and Brett Myers could all be traded this season. Why? Well why not this team is playing for 2013 and beyond, not 2012.
Tar Heels Trio leaving college for the NBA
University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball took a major hit heading into next season as star player Harrison Barnes, John Henson, and Kendall Marshall have all declared for the NBA Draft. The prominent trio departure comes after two year period in which the Tar Heels made to the Elite 8 twice. read more
Whose the best player in the NBA?
I don't know the answer to who the best player in the league this season is, but I do know whose in the conversation. Let's go youngest to oldest. Kevin Durant is possibly the league's brightest young star and he may not have even developed his game fully yet. LeBron James is quite simply the most gifted athlete I've ever seen play in person. Since coming into the league as an 18 year old rookie nine years ahe has never averaged less than 21 points per game and he is the most giftedly passing 'big men' since Magic.