While some have bemoaned a lack of depth on the Rangers' roster, particularly now that Ryan Callahan is injured, Neil Greenberg explains why the Blueshirts should soon put their slow start behind them.
Every athlete seeks that sweet spot between development and decline. But how many know exactly when that is? In ESPN The Magazine's Age Issue, stats gurus pick peak performance ages for key positions in NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA.
With the 2012 Summer Games serving as a back drop, Craig Custance starts looking ahead to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia, projecting what a possible Canadian roster might look like given an influx of young talent.
Peter Keating looks at the draft in the four major sports to determine where you find the best value in each of them. For most sports, that's right at the top of the draft, but that's not the case in the NFL.
ESPN The Magazine's anon NFL star, Player X, talks about "paycheck players" in this entry: basically, guys who value money more than titles. One reason the Packers and Steelers are in Dallas this week is because they don't have many.
Aside from the mega guaranteed deals signed by only the top NFL rookies, most draftees, on average, are actually paid less than what they are worth to the team. Plus, why the NBA needs to model its draft after the NHL's.
Betting on the NHL is something wise guys do only casually, usually to supplement college hoops and NFL bets. But statistical changes in playoff hockey can make for some interesting plays. Chad Millman explains.
"The NHL All-Star Game is just a show." That's the usual complaint you hear regarding any All-Star event in any sport. The NBA has the Slam Dunk Contest, Major League Baseball has the Home Run Derby, the NFL has the Pro Bowl. And the latter is jus...