Michael Hurley

Jacoby Ellsbury Benched For Yankees' One-Game Playoff Yankees manager Joe Girardi did not include Ellsbury in the starting lineup, despite the center fielder being perfectly healthy.
Pittsburgh Pirates Are This Year's Loser Of Bud Selig's Preposterous Playoff PartyBud Selig's parting gift was a playoff system that is inherently unfair. It's time for Rob Manfred to fix it.
Sports Confession: I'm Suddenly A Fan Of Alex RodriguezI think I've grown to like Alex Rodriguez. This is a problem.
Mark Davis Is Simply AmazingWe should perhaps start carving out a little part of each day to appreciate the magnificent owner of the Oakland Raiders.
Hurley's Picks: Early London Game Will Prove Just How Completely The NFL Owns Your SoulPrepare to spend all day Sunday -- literally, all day -- watching the NFL and then wondering what the heck happened.
Hurley: Roger Goodell Needs To Accept Defeat, Drop DeflateGate Appeal Before Ruining Another Super BowlEarth to Roger Goodell: You lost. It's time to accept this fact.
Patriots Can Celebrate One-Year Anniversary Of Being Declared Dead On National TVOne year ago, the sky above the Patriots universe had fallen. Now? Things seem just fine.
Pro Football Focus Gives Aaron Rodgers Negative Grade After 5-Touchdown PerformancePatriots fans can find solace in the fact that PFF is an equal opportunity discreditor of future Hall of Fame quarterbacks.
Tom Brady's Offense As Lethal As Ever And Other Leftover Patriots ThoughtsWe can't move on from JAGS WEEK! without emptying out all of the leftover Patriots thoughts.
Can Patriots Go Undefeated This Season?The Patriots look very, very good. The rest of the league does not. It's fair to wonder if this team can pull off a 16-0 season.
Hurley's Picks: Seahawks, Patriots Poised For Huge Home WinsThere will be 16 winners and 16 losers this weekend. And probably 16 whiners.
2015 Patriots Vs. 2007 Patriots: Which Team Is Better?People in New England are starting to say the 2015 Patriots are better than the 2007 version. Let's examine that comparison.