We are currently enjoying that wonderful time of the year when nothing is at it seems in the rankings. With so many early ups and downs in the season, teams can jump or drop ten spots from week to week. Don’t like where your team sits this week? No worries, there’s a good chance they’ll be somewhere drastically different by next week. With that in mind, let’s get down to it. Here are my rankings heading into Week 4.More »
The October issue of Sports Illustrated Kids should be hitting mailboxes any day now... but, just like last month, we're giving you guys an early look at the new issue right here on SIKIDS.com!
Scroll to the bottom of this article (or click the "More" tab if you're on the News & Blogs page) for a close-up of this month's cover athlete. After you've checked it out, be sure to hit up the comments section and let us know what you think!More »
In 2009, Meb Keflezighi became the first American man to win the New York City Marathon since 1982. He finished the 26.2 mile race in a personal-best time of two hours, nine minutes, 15 seconds. That means he was running more than 12 miles per hour! Keflezighi is preparing to defend his New York City Marathon title on November 7, but he also took some time out to help Jared, the Subway sandwich guy, train for his first marathon. SIKIDS.com got the speedy Keflezighi to slow down long enough to answer a couple of questions.More »
I love being right, but I’m not afraid to be wrong.
A while back on a podcast I said that the Phillies would miss the playoffs. I was wrong. They’ve won 10 in a row and have a six game lead over Atlanta in the NL East. Not only are they going to make the playoffs, but their three-headed monster of a playoff rotation (Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt) might just make them the NL favorite for the World Series.
Oh well, at least I was right about the Red Sox missing out on October. But hey, at least fans up there have Tom Brady’s Bieber-hairdo to look at, right?More »
Last week, my head was spinning. This week, the QB carousel is spinning. From Buffalo to Oakland, starting signal-callers are being benched by impatient coaches looking to get a spark. Is it too early for such sweeping changes, or too late? I guess we’ll find out soon enough. As for now, let’s see how every team ranks heading into Week 3.
I would like to write a nice long introduction to the first power rankings of the season, but my head is still spinning from all the wild finishes and crazy highlights. Let’s just get down to it. Here they are, the first regular season rankings of 2010 …More »