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How Good Is the New York Giants’ Defense?

Posted: 13th October 2009 by Andrew LaBarbera in NFL
It's week six and the Giants are first in the NFL in total defense and second in the NFL in scoring defense (Broncos are first). They have several starters and role players that are injured or have missed time including Kenny Philips, Kevin Dockery, Michael Boley, Chris Canty, Bryan Kehl, Clint Sintim, and Aaron Ross (who hasn't played a snap all season) amongst others. Yet, despite these injuries, their defense ...

Why Joe Mauer Should Not Be The AL MVP and My Pick

Posted: 17th September 2009 by Andrew LaBarbera in MLB
I know what you're all thinking...'How can anyone make an argument against Joe Mauer not being the AL MVP?' And no, I'm not one of those people that thinks the MVP has to be from a team that goes to the playoffs either. My answer as to why is simple: Run Production. Mauer is currently on pace to have 97 RBI and 96 runs scored by the end of the season. Can ...