Bellator MMA president Scott Coker optimistic for summer return, scoffs at UFC ‘fight island’ plan

Despite the continuing fallout of the coronavirus pandemic bringing professional sports to a halt, UFC president Dana White has made constant headlines for his bold assertion that the show must go on. His counterpart, Bellator MMA president Scott Coker, has largely sung a much different tune.  Ever since he canceled Read more

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Comparing Rotisserie rankings for Scott White and newcomer Frank Stampfl

The rankings page was looking pretty lonely for a few months there. It was me vs. the computer, basically, with only the SportsLine model displayed alongside my own interpretation for 2020. But within just the past couple weeks, we’ve introduced Frank Stampfl as the new host of the Fantasy Baseball Read more

Scott White’s Fantasy Baseball Draft Manifesto: Top starting pitchers, base stealers all that matter anymore

We’ve arrived at a crossroads in Rotisserie play. Increasingly, Major League Baseball has become a game of extremes. There are numerous reasons for it, but I can mostly explain it with two. Our collective research, wisdom and experience has revealed that the most valuable thing a hitter can do is Read more

Scott Pioli doesn’t think Bill Belichick and Cam Newton could coexist: ‘It seems like oil and water’

Cam Newton is still available in free agency, and the New England Patriots need a quarterback. New England appears ready to roll into the 2020 season with Jarrett Stidham as its quarterback, not even entertaining the possibility of signing Newton — even as a backup.  Scott Pioli, the vice president Read more

Scott Boras rips special MLB draft rules following COVID-19 outbreak: ‘It just sends the wrong message’

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put the 2020 MLB season on hold, and it’s not certain when or if that 2020 season will begin. Even so, MLB and the Players’ Association (MLBPA) recently agreed to a framework for starting the season once circumstances allow. Part of that framework addresses the Read more