MLB: Anthopoulos Says Goodbye to the Jays

By: Rossy Pasternak In baseball news today, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that GM Alex Anthopoulos will be leaving the team after turning down a 5-year extension. In my opinion, Anthopoulos is one of the best GMs in the business today, and this loss is huge for the Jays. Mark Shapiro, taking over as President for Paul…

MLB: World Series Report – After Two Games, K.C Up 2-0

By: Adam Pasternak As much as it pains me to say, the Kansas City Royals are built to win a World Series. Not to take anything away from this year’s great New York Mets team, but K.C just has what it takes to win. When they’re down, they find a way to comeback and win….

NHL: The Sunshine State Resurgence

By: Rossy Pasternak The Florida Panthers are quietly becoming one of the better teams in the NHL this season. With a record of 5-3-1, good for 11 points, Florida is 3rd in the Atlantic division. The Tampa Bay Lightning are ahead of Florida in second with 12 points. Everyone who followed hockey last year knows that the…

NBA: The Season Has Begun!

By: Adam Pasternak Last night, this year’s highly anticipated NBA season began and man, was it great! The night kicked off with two games from the Eastern Conference and one from The West. First we had the Cavs vs. Bulls and Pistons vs. Hawks, and then the defending champs, the Golden State Warriors, took on a…

Feature: Mound Meeting, Chapter 1 – “Meet the Artichokes”

By: Adam Pasternak “Mound Meeting” is a SportsNak feature-story, following freshman relief pitcher, Jesse Fishbaum, of the Scottsdale Community College Fighting Artichokes. Throughout the year, we will follow Jesse’s story and track his progress as he tries to turn his childhood dream into a reality. Good friend of SportsNak, Jesse Fishbaum, is currently in his first…

NFL: The Goodell Era and Expansion, Deflategate

By: Aaron “Bear” Cohen This past Sunday in London, England the Buffalo Bills and the Jacksonville Jaguars continued the tradition of the NFL International Series. The NFL International Series are games being played overseas in London to try and expand the game of football to a global audience. The game between the Bills and the…

MLB: The Jays Trading Tulo?

By: Adam Pasternak My morning was going great until just about an hour ago. Why you might ask? Well, let me tell you. Like every morning, I woke up and checked my phone. Scrolled through Facebook and stumbled upon an article entitled, “If Anyone Traded From Blue Jays Core, It’s Tulo”. I instantly laughed, and then…

NBA: Western Conference Predictions: Separating the Great, from The Good

By: Rossy Pasternak In the second instalment of our NBA conference predictions, we cover the loaded Western Conference (click here for Eastern Conference). Teams such as the Phoenix Suns and Oklahoma City Thunder missed the playoffs last year, even though they would have made it if they were in the East. This year, the West has…

NFL: Preview – The Roger Goodell Era and Expansion

In his first piece here on SportsNak, NFL analyst Aaron “Bear” Cohen digs deep into the controversial career of Roger Goodell and his idea of expansion. Look for the full article coming out tomorrow on the new NFL page on SportsNak! Here’s a little taster of what’s to come from Bear: “This past Sunday in…