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  1. 2013 NFL draft - Why Matt Barkley should be a first-round pick

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner breaks down USC quarterback Matt Barkley. He uses metrics to show why he should be taken earlier in the NFL draft than some prognosticators believe.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  2. NFL - Using QBR to compare quarterback classes of 1983, 2004 and ...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating uses QBR to determine whether the big numbers being put up by this year's rookie quarterbacks are actually more impressive than those amassed by the classes of 1983 and 2004.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  3. Futures Gamers who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Sunday's SiriusXM Futures Game at Target Field in Minnesota is an annual opportunity for general managers, assistant GMs, scouting directors and scouts to see the very best prospects in one game. In my years as GM, I always sent at least two of my to...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  4. What Ellsbury deal means for Cano

    Buster Olney

    When Gene Michael took over as the Yankees' general manager in 1990 and started rebuilding the team, he focused on two traits: left-handed hitting, because of Yankee Stadium's friendly right-field dimensions, and on-base percentage. ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  5. Managers, GMs who must finish strong

    Jim Bowden

    Stability and continuity in the general manager and field manager positions are how an organization wins championships. In the early 1990s, the Atlanta Braves' combination of general manager John Schuerholz and manager Bobby Cox set the bar. Afte...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  6. Futures Gamers who could be traded

    Jim Bowden

    Sunday's Futures Game at Citi Field in New York is an annual opportunity for general managers, assistant GMs, scouting directors and scouts to see the very best prospects in one game. During my years as GM, I always sent at least two of my top evalua...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  7. Five moves that will happen this spring

    Jim Bowden

    During spring training, players aren't the only ones trying to fine-tune things. General managers must use the time to evaluate not only their players but their field staff, too. It's the time to get things done, especially things such as contract ne...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. NBA - LeBron James and Dwyane Wade top list of five most potent d...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe says potent duos not only make a great combination, but the also make each other and their teammates better.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  9. Red Sox meticulous in hiring Valentine

    Jim Bowden

    It looks like the Boston Red Sox finally have their man. After the drama that surrounded the exit of former general manager Theo Epstein and field manager Terry Francona, the Red Sox chose Bobby Valentine as their next manager with decidedly less ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  10. Special teams struggling for Michigan Wolverines

    Chantel Jennings

    The special teams have been a mixed bag, with coverage standing out while the return game has underwhelmed.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  11. Bryce Harper following Nationals' plan

    Jim Bowden

    PHOENIX -- During spring training in Viera, Fla., this past March, I spent some time with Washington Nationals senior vice president and general manager Mike Rizzo on the field prior to batting practice and asked him about the team's development plan...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  12. In firing Geren, A's search for change

    Jim Bowden

    One of the most difficult responsibilities of a general manager is the hiring and firing of managers. You work as a team on a daily basis and in most cases become very close friends, on and off the field. However, when a team doesn't win or the playe...

    Blog | June 09, 2011
  13. College Football: Florida Gators quarterback Brantley will be eli...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner breaks down the stats and tape on Florida Gators quarterback John Brantley and finds that the QB is actually quite effective as a passer, despite the Gators' offensive struggles in 2010. If new offensive coordinator Charlie Weis can correct some issues with the receiving corps and offensive line, Brantley has a chance to be an elite quarterback in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  14. Dodgers aren't giving up on Kemp

    Buster Olney

    Rival executives have been monitoring the Dodgers' situation all year, processing the unrest between Matt Kemp and members of the team's field staff, wondering if this would mean that general manager Ned Colletti would feel compelled to mov...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers aren't giving up on outfielder Matt Kemp

    Buster Olney

    Dodgers GM Ned Colletti says he's not looking to trade Matt Kemp and feels very good about the outfielder's future with the team.

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  16. 2011 NFL draft profile: Washington QB Jake Locker

    Chris Sprow

    Washington QB Jake Locker is the presumptive No. 1 overall pick for the 2011 NFL draft. He has all the physical tools, but will his questionable accuracy prevent him from becoming the NFL field general scouts believe he can be?

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2010