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Some of the world's greatest athletes weren't just one-sport players; instead, they excelled in two (and sometimes in several). Of course, some athletes probably should have stuck with their main sport. Here's a look at the top 30 two-...
Nathan Rush
1 week ago
Some of the world's greatest athletes weren't just one-sport players; instead, they excelled in two (and sometimes in several). Of course, some athletes probably should have stuck with their main sport. Here's a look at the top 30 two-...
Nathan Rush
1 week ago
50 Best Baseball Nicknames Ever
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
1 week ago
50 Best Baseball Nicknames Ever
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
1 week ago
Troy Tulowitzki
When healthy, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is one of baseball’s most complete and exciting players. The problem is Tulowitzki is hardly healthy. When Tulo is on the diamond, he is one of the elite, five-tool players in...
Jake Rose
1 week ago
Chicago Cubs Call Out President Obama For Not Following Them On Twitter
President Barack Obama is a huge Chicago sports fan. He loves the Bulls, Bears, White Sox, Blackhawks, and... that's it. The President joined the majority of the world and finally got on Twitter today. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
Bryce Harper
The hype surrounding Bryce Harper has been snowballing since 2009 when the words “Chosen One” were plastered next to his wiry, 16-year-old frame on the cover of Sports Illustrated. After three seasons of injuries, awkward...
Jake Rose
2 weeks ago
Will Ferrell Does Harry Caray Impression for David Letterman
Cubs fans still miss Harry Caray. Will Ferrell is happy to help fill the void when he can. On the "Late Show with David Letterman," the comedian revisited his Caray impression and for a split second it felt like Wrigley Field back in...
Jasmine Watkins
4 weeks ago
Aroldis Chapman
One month into the 2015 MLB season and it’s no surprise to see Huston Street and Trevor Rosenthal among the leaders in saves for their respective leagues. But did you know that the Mets’ Jeurys Familia and Tigers’ Joakim Soria are...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
One of the most bizarre games in Baltimore Orioles history was played in front of nobody. The announced attendance for Wednesday’s game between the Orioles and Chicago White Sox was zero as Camden Yards was closed to the general public...
David Fox
1 month ago
Bryan Price
Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price secured a spot among great managerial rants in baseball history with an expletive-filled tirade with reporters after Monday’s 6-1 win over the Brewers. Responding to a question from C. Trent Rosencrans...
David Fox
1 month ago
Back to the Future Part II predictions
Did “Back to the Future Part II” successfully predict anything in the world of sports?—Biff T., Las Vegas, Nev. Good question, Biff — if that is your real name. When Marty McFly and “Doc” Brown time travel...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Mike Trout
The American League champion has won just one of the past five World Series. Will the 2015 MLB season produce a different result for the Junior Circuit? Last season, the Kansas City Royals put an end to their 29-year playoff drought in dramatic...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Bryce Harper
Opening Day of the 2015 MLB season is here with the San Francisco Giants in place as defending World Series champions for the third time in the last five seasons. There is no lack of National League teams aiming to knock the Giants from their perch...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
Monday marks Opening Day of the 2015 MLB season, although the games actually begin with Sunday night’s matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Whether Opening Day ever becomes an official national holiday,...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Miguel Cabrera
Your favorite team is down by a run in the bottom of the ninth. There is a runner at second base. There are two outs. And it's game seven of the World Series? Who do you want at the plate? Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Worst Teammates of All-Time
There are many different ways for a locker room to implode, splinter and almost assuredly fail to accomplish much of anything. Many times, these locker rooms are infested with teammates who clearly aren't committed to winning championships....
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Worst Teammates of All-Time
There are many different ways for a locker room to implode, splinter and almost assuredly fail to accomplish much of anything. Many times, these locker rooms are infested with teammates who clearly aren't committed to winning championships....
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Joe Girardi
In the last five seasons, 21 of the 30 teams in MLB have appeared in the postseason. While this parity has been good for the game as a whole, the other side of the coin is that teams have had trouble maintaining success on a year-to-year basis....
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Los Angeles Dodgers
Athlon Sports has polled 10 experts from around Major League Baseball in an effort to figure out who is the best big-game pitcher in the game. Who would they want on the mound in Game 7 of the World Series? A first-place vote earns five points...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Sports fans across the country love their Kobe Bryant throwback jerseys. Just not the state where he plays basketball. Last week, TicketCity shared a map of the most popular college basketball teams in every state, and now we get this map of...
David Fox
2 months ago
Dustin Pedroia
Half of the MLB teams finished with a losing record in 2014. Of these 15 teams, which are in the best position to experience better results on the diamond this season? Preseason hope is never a guarantee of success once the games that count begin,...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Andrew McCutchen
Fantasy baseball leagues can be won from every location in the draft — early in the round or late — and with any variety of strategies. Some take pitching early while others wait on arms. Some like to go after veteran players in the...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Victor Martinez
Derek Jeter has retired, but MLB still has plenty of elder statesmen who are proving that age is just a number. While the crop of younger superstars and impact players continues to grow, there are more than enough “old” guys still...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Anthony Rizzo
The tide could finally be turning in the National League Central division. The St. Louis Cardinals have long been the class of the division, as they have appeared in the last four NL Championship Series. The Pirates and the Cubs have other ideas,...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago

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