Adam Jones wins with a negative 1.3 Defensive WAR versus Trout's +2.2 dWAR
Depending on what you find important in a sport, the criteria for "who's the best" is subject to opinion. And NHL fans are no different.
The BCS National Championship Game, the Women's College World Series finals, and the Nashville Super Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament all pitted Pac-12 teams against SEC squads, causing fans of the Georgia Bulldogs to wonder when it is acceptable to set aside conference pride.
If an NHL team doesn't play in the Ontario, Quebec, or the US Northeast, does it exist to the traditional hockey media?
I had to design this to counter that East Coast Bias April 4 Sports Illustrated Cover of the Phillies-Five. Did the rest of the nation forget that the Giants won the World Series last year and beat ALL the guys pictured on the Phillies SI cover?
Another No. 1 team went down to defeat in the latest wild weekend of college football. Dawg Sports sifts through the carnage in this week's BlogPoll ballot, anointing the Auburn Tigers as a clear No. 1 and downgrading the Oregon Ducks to No. 6.