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Major League Baseball All-Star Game 2013: 15 (Plus One) Budding Stars That Should Make All-Star Rosters, But Might Not

Spectacular defensively and producing offensively, the Orioles have a superstar in Manny Machado

Spectacular defensively and producing offensively, the Orioles have a superstar in Manny Machado

Remember way back in April when Will Middlebrooks of the Boston Red Sox hit three home runs in a game? Everyone was ready to proclaim him the next big superstar in the American League East at third base. Even going so far as to try to convince themselves that another young star at the same position was “overrated” and “inferior” to Middlebrooks. (more…)

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The Locker Major League Baseball Preview 2013: National League East

Bryce Harper looks to take huge strides his second season in 2013.

Bryce Harper looks to take huge strides his second season in 2013.

Baseball’s toughest division got a whole lot more exciting as the top two teams (Nationals and Braves) made additions. While the Nationals have the better overall ball team, the Braves could be right there with them again in October. The Phillies are still in the mix, but their best shot will be for a Wild Card spot. The Mets have some work to do while the Marlins, well, need some form of a clue.  (more…)

Major League Baseball 2013: Bobby Bonilla Logic And How It Encompasses A Decade (And More) Of New York Mets Misery

Bobby Bonilla is the second highest paid Mets Outfielder in 2013

Bobby Bonilla is the second highest paid Mets Outfielder in 2013

$5.9 million dollars.

To me, that sum of money would change lots of things. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t think I was done working or anything, but I will say it would make a lot of things a tad easier. (more…)

National Football League 2012: New York Giants Antrel Rolle’s Words For Bengals Star AJ Green Could Come Back To Haunt Him

I expect to see this more than once on Sunday from A.J. Green

I know what A.J. Green meant, and I can assure you it was nothing more than a passing comment.

But when New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle decided to up the ante with his response to Green’s assessment that the Giants have “a lot of holes” in their defense he opened a can of worms he may well regret this Sunday when the two teams meet in Cincinnati.  (more…)

locker Talk Episode Nine! The NBA Is Back And We Are All In (11/2/2012)

Co-host Baden Bagley and I chop it up about the start of the NBA’s regular season. We discuss the tragic events in New York and how sports role within it may play. We also talk about the Heat/Celtics rivalry and how the “Jerk” act is wearing a little thin. (773) 897-6129 is the number to call in and join the conversation.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thelocker/2012/11/02/locker-talk

Locker Talk Episode Seven! (10/26/2012)

Ray Allen in South Beach (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Adam Cubbage and Baden Bagley discussed the top-5 NBA rivalries of the upcoming season. Join the conversation! (773) 897-6129

Major League Postseason 2012: Forget A-Rod, Robinson Cano Has More On The Line

We are as confused as you are, Robbie

Hopefully my title drew you in because I would like to drop some very important information on you.  (more…)

NFL Regular Season 2012: Rex Ryan (Not Mark Sanchez) Is The Real Issue Behind Jets Woes

(Alex Gallardo/Reuters)

Mark Sanchez is a legitimate starting quarterback in the NFL.

All you “experts”, critics, and New York Jets fans who have watched Sanchez the last three seasons are salivating at the opportunity to skip down to the comment section and bash me. (more…)

“Locker Talk” Podcast Episode Two!

Hosts Adam Cubbage and Baden Bagley discuss the worst weekend in Georgia sports history, NBA’s top-5 “sneaky good” teams, and if Mark Sanchez really is the guy. We disagree, but we have fun doing it. Listen up!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thelocker/2012/10/10/locker-talk-baseball-basketball-and-more-oh-my

Where Have You Gone American Tennis?: Andy Roddick Retirement Sends American Prospects Into Crisis Level

It’s been nine, frustratingly long years since an American hoisted the US Open, or any grand slam trophy.

The last man to do so, Andy Roddick, retired after his fourth-round loss to Juan Martin del Potro, yesterday. A somewhat unceremonious end to a great career altered drastically by the likes of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. (more…)