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The Miami Marlins didn’t have a good first year. Even with a new stadium, a new name, new unis, it was still the same old Marlins as it related to on-field results. This week, the Marlins traded away every highly paid contributing member of their...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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It could be argued that everyone in sports is overpaid. But compared to the amount of money being made by leagues, owners and even other players, there are some who deserve considerably more money than they are currently making. 1. Manti Te’o...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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New York, NY (Sports Network) - There was never a doubt who was going to win the AL Rookie of the Year award. Now Mike Trout has his sights set on a much larger prize. The Los Angeles Angels' center fielder Trout and Washington Nationals...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 9. • Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times believes Lane Kiffin is on the hot seat at USC after its latest incident and loss. • ESPN SEC blogger Edward...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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In the world of sports it's not uncommon for athletes to command ridiculous salaries. Some are worth every penny; some are not. Here's a look at the 10 athletes in 2012 who are cashing giant checks that their talent can't quite match.  1...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for November 2. • Rob Moseley of The Register Guard looks at the pressure for Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota on the eve of the huge Oregon-USC matchup. • Sam Mellinger...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Animal nicknames are nothing new in sports. San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval — a.k.a. the “Kung Fu Panda” — was recently named World Series MVP after an unbelievable October. Fans at AT&T Park wore panda hats to support their...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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We love to watch the fearless nature that many of our favorite sports stars exude in their respective games. But even professional stars have to feel a little scared of their competition from time to time, right? To celebrate Halloween, Athlon...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Our favorite athletes play their respective games with reckless abandon, often making the very difficult look very easy. But we all know there has to be some internal fear during the highest level of competition. With Halloween upon us, Athlon...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Many professional stars seem fearless on their respective fields of play. But away from the game, many of them have the same fears that all of us share. With Halloween approaching, Athlon Sports asked hundreds of athletes, "What scares you off...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 26. • Randy Rosetta has the LSU reaction to four former players — including Tyrann Mathieu — being arrested on marijuana possession charges. • The Giants won...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander and America’s “it” girl Kate Upton are keeping it coy regarding their official relationship status. But dating the voluptuous bikini model is clearly not helping JV’s pitching. The AL’s reigning MVP and Cy...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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The 2012 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers begins tonight. Here's a look at the dates, times and TV schedule for the 108th World Series between the American League Champions and the National League Champions. FOX...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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The San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers—both of these franchises have been in business for more than 100 years, but the two tradition-laden clubs have never met in the World Series. Detroit has won 11 American League pennants, winning the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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You’ve heard the cliché “Big time players make big-time plays in big-time games.” That’s true. But sometimes mediocre players make big-time plays in big-time games. Here’s a list of 10 unlikely World Series heroes. Kurt Bevacqua, San Diego...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 19. • John Harper of the New York Daily News looks at the Yankees meltdown in the ALCS. Did getting booed really affect the team? • Jon Cooper of Saturday...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Neither the Giants nor the Cardinals made anything look easy in the NLDS. After losing the first two games at home, the Giants handed the Reds three losses in a row in Cincinnati, the only time the Reds dropped three straight at home all season....
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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On Sept. 17, the Tigers lost a make-up game to the White Sox that dropped Detroit three games behind Chicago in the American League Central and not even in the wild card discussion. The Tigers finished 11-5 and flipped the standings ending the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 12. • Tigers ace Justin Verlander was dominant in his Game 5 victory over the A’s, and he set a new LDS record with 22 strikeouts in the series. Plus he dates...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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For two days, Yankees manager Joe Girardi deflected questions about moving third baseman Alex Rodriguez down in the batting order for last night’s Game 3 of the ALDS vs. Baltimore due to A-Rod’s recent struggles. Girardi explained his decision...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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Fans love it when their team signs a big-name free agent or locks up a current star, but too many times organizations pay for past accomplishment instead of future production. There are obviously some baseball superstars on this list, but...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 5. • The SEC has two great matchups on Saturday involving four undefeated, top-10 teams. Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee looks at the potential BCS logjam...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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The tumultuous one-year tenure of Bobby Valentine in Boston is over. The Red Sox were awful under the polarizing manager, and the 2012 season was the first time the franchise had lost 90 or more games since 1966. There was constant turmoil...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago

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