Jarrod Castillo

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A multi-award winning, up-and-coming sports journalist in Southern California, I am a big fan of the Golden State Warriors, St. Louis Cardinals (go figure) and anything pertaining to Long Beach State.
Addison Russell is signing with a KBO team

Former MLB All-Star Addison Russell Heads to KBO

The Kiwoom Heroes have agreed to sign former major league shortstop and second baseman Addison Russell for the rest of the 2020 KBO season.
KBO star Roberto Ramos

Top KBO Players primed to make it to MLB in the near future

Considering a lack of MLB-level baseball on T.V., the KBO League (KBO) has done its best to fill the baseball-shaped hole in fans' hearts.
Jeremy Lin Linsanity

Jeremy Lin: Why it’s time for ‘Linsanity’ to make an NBA return

After taking a year off from the NBA, it's time for Jeremy Lin and "Linsanity" to make a return back stateside in the league where...
Michael Jordan holds the MVP trophy and coach Phil Jackson holds the championship trophy after the Bulls beat the Jazz to win their sixth title in 1998

Jordan vs. LeBron: Who’s the NBA’s G.O.A.T. in terms of cultural impact?

Whenever anyone talks about the Greatest of all Time (G.O.A.T.) conversation in the NBA, it's either LeBron James or Michael Jordan. They're both great players...
Tim Duncan

The five best defensive centers of all time

The last entry in the series, this list looks at the best defensive centers in NBA history. To recap, Jason Kidd was the best defensive...

The five best defensive power forwards of all time

As part of the series, this list looks at the best defensive power forwards in NBA history. In case you missed it, Jason Kidd was...

The five best defensive small forwards of all time

A continuation of the series, this list focuses specifically the best defensive on small forwards. Like the previous two lists, players are only selected if...

The five best defensive NBA shooting guards of all time

In the last entry, we focused on the five best defensive NBA point guards of all time. In case you missed it, Jason Kidd was...
Best NBA Players in 2020 - Changing of the guard

Best NBA Players in 2020 – Changing of the guard

Now that the big three and super-team era seemingly in the rear-view mirror with the Golden State Warriors' loss in the 2019 NBA Finals, there's...

2020 St. Louis Cardinals: How Much Higher Can These Redbirds Soar?

After a successful run back to the postseason in 2019, the St. Louis Cardinals are looking to soar higher in 2020 with largely the same...
MLB, season

Missing Baseball: An introspective look on the lack of baseball

For the longest time, I've always had basketball at the top of my list of favorite sports to watch and play. Basketball always had the...
Chris Paul trade

The five best defensive point guards of all time

Defense is one of the more oft-overlooked aspects of basketball because it isn't as pretty as what happens on the offensive end. Nevertheless, it's just...

10 Classic Games to Watch on ESPN

With all the major sports on hiatus as the world continues to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there's not a lot to watch...

10 MLB players set to break out in a big way this year

As the NBA's regular season begins to wind down, MLB's Opening Day is just around the corner. Considering all the talk about what happened during...
LeBron James GOAT

Five NBA players better than LeBron James in specific aspects

Widely considered one of the top-two players in NBA history, LeBron James has been an immense talent since his arrival in 2003.

Did Alex Cora influence the Boston Red Sox’s 2018 season?

With all eyes on the Houston Astros and their very intricate process of cheating, the attention has been turned to former Red Sox manager Alex...
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Was Stephen Curry robbed of the NBA Finals MVP in 2015?

Although Andre Iguodala played amazing defense on LeBron James, was that enough to warrant an NBA Finals MVP over league MVP Stephen Curry?

Why the Raptors will upset the Warriors in the 2019 NBA Finals

With the Golden State Warriors asserting their dominance on the NBA the last four years, the Toronto Raptors might have what it takes for the...

Are the Houston Astros as good this year as they were in 2017?

The Houston Astros were unsuccessful in getting to the World Series in 2018, but 2019 looks to be the year their fortunes turn.

Are the 2019 Bucks just like the 2015 Warriors?

Much like the 2015 Golden State Warriors, the 2019 Milwaukee Bucks have taken the league by storm -- to the surprise of almost everyone.
Warriors made quick work during free agency, re-signing both Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala.

How the Pacific Division gives the Warriors easy route to NBA Playoffs

Although the Golden State Warriors have been very successful in recent years, being in the Pacific Division certainly helps them. The big...
NBA Draft Lottery

Fixing the NBA draft lottery with tournament-style playoffs

Instead of having the NBA draft lottery, the league should implement a tournament to see which team truly deserves the No. 1 pick.

Why St. Louis Cardinals will top toughest division in MLB

With the NL Central still considered the most competitive division in MLB, the St. Louis Cardinals have their work cut out in order to top...

Warriors’ struggles prove NBA is competitive again

After winning three of the last four NBA championships, the Golden State Warriors are looking more vulnerable now more than ever.