Articles by Blake Murphy


Being Quentin Richardson

Ahh, to be overpaid in a bad economic climate; to be one of the most valuable chips in your entire profession while holding only average tangible performance value; to be equally desired and reviled, sought after and shopped around; to be Quentin Richardson. Q-Rich has had quite the summer. It really seems to be one of those “lonely in sports” phenomena – after all, what good or service could conceivably be traded four times in…


The continued quest of Carl English

It is said that not every story has a happy ending. We like to think otherwise, especially in the world of sports, where underdogs are always the story of the day. From last season’s Tampa Bay Rays to July’s Tom Watson to nearly every sports movie created, it is always the collective hope of the viewing public that the underdog succeed. Carl English fits the profile of underdog better than most. Coming from a small…