Random Rankings From Around The Web (MLB Prospects, NBA Slam Dunk Contest & More)

While we here at Rankings Professor try to give you all the rankings you need, there are obviously significantly more out there for those thirsty for rankings.  Let’s take a look at some of the best from around the web:

MLB:

  • Bullpen Banter has postd their 2013 Top 15 Prospects for the Tampa Bay Rays. It should be no surprise that the newly acquired Wil Myers tops the list.
  • Think that just because Spring Training has started that there won’t be any major transactions?  Think again, as Bleacher Report looks at the Top 5 Moves Ever Made During Spring Training.  The Phillies acquisition of Steve Carlton (back in 1972) leads the way, though Miguel Cabrera’s extension also appears on the list.
  • ESPN has postd their Top 250 Keeper League Rankings, topped by Mike Trout. Rounding out the Top 5 are Ryan Braun, Miguel Cabrera, Andrew McCutchen and Giancarlo Stanton.
  • Over at Rotoprofessor we have been posting out starting pitcher rankings.  Make sure to check out #1-20 and #21-40.

NBA:

  • With the NBA Trade Deadline quickly approaching, Rotoworld ranks the Top 10 Trade Candidates, including Andrea Bargnani, J.J. Redick and Josh Smith.
  • CNN SI ranks the Five Worst Slam Dunk Contests, led by the 1997 contest that was won by Kobe Bryant.
  • Following up on that, CNN SI also ranked the Ten Best Slam Dunk Contests.  Not surprisingly, the 1988 contest (featuring Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins, among others) led the way
  • In order to win a championship teams need quality depth so Bleacher Report ranks the Top 5 Reserves at Each Position.

NFL:

  • This offseason there is a strong group of free agent wide receivers.  Walter Football has updated their rankings, with Victor Cruz (RFA), Dwayne Bowe and Mike Wallace filling the Top 3 spots.

College Basketball:

NASCAR:

  • Fox Sports has posted their initial Power Rankings, topped by Matt Kenseth.

Miscellaneous:

  • ESPN has posted their latest Cross Sport Power Rankings, led by LeBron James (NBA). Rounding out the Top 5 are Lionel Messi (Soccer), Brandt Snedeker (Golf), James Harden (NBA) and Patrick Kane (NHL).
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