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Tuesday marks the beginning of the MLB Free Agency signing period. Here is a list of the most interesting available free agents that are on the baseball market and where they might end up for the 2015 season. Jon LesterEver since Lester was...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The 2014 World Series begins tonight in Kansas City, as two Wild Card teams meet in the Fall Classic for the first time since the 2002 Series that saw the Angels beat the Giants in seven games. The been-there-done that San Francisco Giants head...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
The San Francisco Giants are making an unlikely postseason run to try and win their third World Series in five seasons. The Giants bring experience, grit and small ball to Kansas City tonight to take on the fairy-tale Royals in Game 1. This...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
 The Royals are the darlings of the baseball Postseason, and winners of eight in a row. KC started out in the Wild Card game against the Oakland As, then went on to sweep the American League’s best team, the Los Angeles Angels in three...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
2014 World Series Preview & Prediction
These San Francisco Giants have been here before. Twice recently, actually. Having won the World Series in 2010 and ’12, this team oozes postseason experience. No stage is too big for these guys, no spotlight too bright. In contrast, the...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
The marketing for MLB likes to say that, “You can’t script October.” So true. Every postseason the games write the stories themselves, furnishing our sports memories with moments that last forever. Here are several story lines to...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
The month of October enhances the drama of baseball every year to immeasurable proportions. October forges players into baseball legends and imprints the moments of greatness in the timeline of American sports. David Freese, Kirk Gibson, Bill...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Game 1         Oct. 11         8:00  at St. Louis        Game 2         Oct. 12...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
Royals-Orioles ALCS Preview and Prediction
The Baltimore Orioles last won the World Series in 1983, the Kansas City Royals in 1985. Neither team has been back to the Fall Classic since then. Few experts expected either team to be in this position this season. But here we are, with two teams...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 36:30Los AngelesGame 2  Oct. 49:30Los AngelesGame 3 Oct. 6TBASt. LouisGame 4* Oct. 7TBASt. LouisGame 5*Oct. 9TBALos Angeles*If necessary Perhaps the marquee pitching matchup this...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 33:00WashingtonGame 2  Oct. 45:30WashingtonGame 3 Oct. 6TBASan FranciscoGame 4* Oct. 7TBASan FranciscoGame 5*Oct. 9TBAWashington*If necessary The Nationals stormed through the second...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 29:00Los AngelesGame 2  Oct. 39:30Los AngelesGame 3 Oct. 57:30Kansas CityGame 4* Oct. 6TBAKansas CityGame 5*Oct. 8TBALos Angeles*If necessary OverviewThe Kansas City Royals ended the...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
GAMEDATETIMELOCATIONGame 1 Oct. 25:30BaltimoreGame 2  Oct. 312:00BaltimoreGame 3 Oct. 53:30DetroitGame 4* Oct. 6TBADetroitGame 5*Oct. 8TBABaltimore*If necessary OverviewThere’s a retro feeling (circa early 1970s...
Charlie Miller
2 months ago
The game of baseball celebrates its heroes and greatest moments unlike any other sport in the world. Our favorite players are immortalized within our ballparks, and in our memories. Their stories are passed down from generation to generation, and...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Derek Jeter was the perfect player at the perfect time. Jeter emerged as the Yankee captain at the end of the Steroid Era and perfectly played the role of the “Face of Baseball” ever since.Jeter played the game “the right way...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park
Almost every softball team has one guy who seems to swing effortlessly and drive the ball over the fence. Well, it’s time for you to be that guy. To help you become your team’s “Sultan of Swat,” we talked to Team USA...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
What the 2014 MLB All-Star Teams Need To Be
On Sunday night, July 6, MLB will announce the All-Star teams for the big game at Minneapolis on July 15. As always, fan voting will determine the starting position players for each league. Players vote for reserves and pitchers with managers...
Charlie Miller
5 months ago
Craig Kimbrel
The All-Star break will be here in a couple of few weeks, which means the trade winds will start to blow a little stronger. One trade has already taken place, giving a pair of deposed closers a change of scenery. Pittsburgh sent Jason Grilli, an...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
San Diego Padres legend and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died after a battle with salivary gland cancer. The Padres announced his death Monday. He was 54.Gwynn was one of the greatest hitters in the modern era and the last to seriously challenge a .400...
David Fox
6 months ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in blockbusters...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in blockbusters...
Nathan Rush
7 months ago
Grilling the San Diego Chicken
No one will ever know which came first, the chicken or the egg. But one thing we do know: Before the Phillie Phanatic and the Suns Gorilla and Bernie Brewer, there was the San Diego Chicken. In 1974, when Ted Giannoulas first crawled into that fowl...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
8 months ago
What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
8 months ago
AL East1. Tampa Bay2. Boston*3. New York4. Baltimore5. TorontoIt has been traditionally baseball’s toughest division, but the AL East appears to have weakened heading into 2014. Still, it may be the deepest of the six divisions, with at least...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago

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