2013 MLB Playoff Hunt: Should Alex Rodriguez be a Forgotten Man?

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Alex Rodriguez is one of the all time greats. He won the AL MVP Award in 2003, 2005, and 2007. He was recently sidelined with a quad strain after completing a 20-game minor… Continue reading

NBA Free Agency 2013: Best Bargain Signings Thus Far

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It was nearly 10 days ago that Jockstrap Journal took a look at some of the most distasteful signings of the offseason thus far; now it’s time to flip the script and look… Continue reading

MLB Playoff Race: Rays, Red Sox in Huge Series

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The Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox are in the midst of a huge four-game series at Fenway Park this weekend with the A. L. East lead on the line. If the… Continue reading

Chris Johnson, Devin Hester Race a Cheetah – Place Your Bets

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We’ve seen athletes do some crazy things for cash and publicity; from slapping Shaq’s face on a tallboy of cream soda, to Tiki Barber offering to join your flag football team for a… Continue reading

What if All North American Sports Had Power Plays?

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We’re having hockey withdrawals at Jockstrap Journal so we asked ourselves, what if the other three North American sports had power plays? The ‘Strap’s Luca Lu debates… with none other than himself. And… Continue reading

Observations From Another Spectacular Matt Harvey Performance

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Matt Harvey might be too good, ruining careers and such. Chill out, bro.

NBA Free Agent Nate Robinson: Where He’ll Sign in 2013

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… Anywhere you want apparently! Still a free agent and more desperate for a team than Mark Sanchez is to get off the field, feisty 5’9″ Nate Robinson is now signing anything he… Continue reading

Only Gus Johnson’s Screaming Sports Calls Can Prepare Us For NFL Season

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Nothing gets us pumped for the upcoming NFL season like some vocal-chord testing courtesy of Gus Johnson. With the rhythm of a narrator and the chords of a cobra, Johnson has transformed the… Continue reading

Major League Baseball Returns: All-Star Game Recap, Midseason Awards, and Second Half Hopes

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Another all-star break down the drain… another potentially thrilling second half to come. After five painful days, baseball has returned! But let’s take a step back and recap. What seemed like just another… Continue reading

Azerbaijan Wrestler Rasul Chunayev Shows Us the Only Way to Celebrate Victory

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After several painful minutes of Azerbaijan-style hump…er…wrestling, this sweaty Greco-Roman gold match came to an abrupt end. And out came the swiftest pair of feet west of the salsa river, those of winner Rasul… Continue reading

Home Run Derby 2013: Yoenis Cespedes and Bryce Harper Slaughter Baseballs, Fans Get Awesomely Weird

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Last night’s majestic home run derby featured exactly what baseball diehards anticipated, talented youths in revolt. First, though, we were surrounded with some elderly MLB gentleman simply reminding crowds of their “we’re-still-here” presence.… Continue reading

2013 AL East Division: The MLB’s Best Postseason Race

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The American League East has five teams that believe they can make it to the playoffs. Of course, two or three of them will be wrong, but all five are capable of making… Continue reading

Do You Know Matt Harvey

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Matt Harvey is the young stud New York Mets pitcher who is starting for the NL tomorrow in the All-Star game. Matt took sometime out of his busy schedule to appear on Late…

NBA Free Agents 2013: Grading and Judging the Worst Moves of the Offseason

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With the storm of Free Agency essentially over (the majority of notable players have found a home), I could not think of a better time to kick off a hardwood rant, surrounding the… Continue reading

2013 NFL Training Camp: Catching a Case of Gang Green

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Eerie times in Gang Green households. It’s going to be another long, draining season for Jets fans this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the reliable mediocrity. Maybe dinner and a… Continue reading

A look at Tim Lincecum’s historic no-hitter

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Originally posted on Life's A Ball:
After two World Series rings and two Cy Young Awards, San Francisco Giants pitcher, Tim Lincecum, added another memorable moment to his career with his first…

Anderson Silva-Chris Weidman rematch set for Dec. 28 in Las Vegas

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Originally posted on City Press:
The rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title will be held Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas in the…

Baseball’s Steroid Era: A Photographic Odyssey

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Perhaps baseball has become dull at times, even excruciating. Six innings of two-hit ball and enough groundouts to numb a large crowd is not what the forefathers had in mind when they created… Continue reading

‘Baseball Wife’ Anna Benson Arrested: Listen to Kris Benson’s Petrified 911 Call

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Remember the outlandish wife of former pitching bust Kris Benson? No?! That’s alright, we’ll surely recap… and stop calling me damn Shirley. Despite being married to perhaps the most boring individual in all… Continue reading

2013 MLB All-Star Game Preview: Does the Midseason Classic Need a Makeover?

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‘Strap’s own Luca Lu dissects the all-star game… and finds surprises. It’s July, which means it’s time for the midseason classic. The best baseballers from around the globe will line up on July… Continue reading