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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 14. • Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson will not play Saturday versus No. 1 Alabama. • Jay Cutler and the Bears offensive line failed miserably in last...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Conspiracy theories are a part of America's culture, covering everything from government cover-ups to suspicious murders. But the world of sports also has its share of conspiracy theories. Here are the five biggest, and the impact they had on the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
According to the greatest baseball research website in the world, Baseball-Reference.com, MLB and its players are approaching the 500,000th recorded error since 1876. Wow, a half-million miscues. With 499,982 as of today, Sept. 15, some...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Baseball has been filled with great pitchers who started their careers with average performances and slowly developed over the course of several seasons. But for a select few hurlers, success came quickly. Here's our look at the best first-year...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
The Angels’ Mike Trout continues to chase history as a 21-year-old rookie bidding to become just the third rookie to win AL MVP honors. How does his season stack up against the best rookie seasons by a positional player of all-time? Here’s our...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for September 10, 2012.  1. Nationals — Pacing majors with...
Charlie Miller
2 years 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-sport...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 7. • Texas A&M is hyped for its first SEC contest against the Florida Gators. • Bleacher Report’s Michael Felder looks at the SEC East ramifications...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/27-9/3):   Name Team Pos. R HR RBI...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for Sept. 3, 2012.     1. Reds — Cruising...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 31. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Brian Bennett believes Michigan has almost nothing to lose in the season opener against defending champion Alabama. • SI’s Andy...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 27, 2012.  1. Nationals — Is there some...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/20-8/26):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 24. • Last night in a win over the Red Sox, Angels phenom Mike Trout became the youngest player in MLB history to record a 20-homer, 40-steal season. • Mike...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Q: Has William Ellsworth “Dummy” Hoy (1862-1961), the great deaf Major League baseball player, ever been nominated for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame? — Sandra Hoy, New Berlin, Pa. A: Sandra, I sense from your name that there’s a...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 20, 2012.  1. Nationals — Opponents are...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Every summer August 1 is something like New Year’s Day in baseball. General managers around the league work frantically through July 31 to reshape their teams into contenders or sell off spare parts in order to rebuild for the future. It marks...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/13-8/19):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 17. • Former Major League pitcher Tommy John disagrees with the plan to shut down Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg in September. • The Onion has a funny look at...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Johnny Pesky died Monday after seven decades as the pre-eminent ambassador for the Boston Red Sox. Pesky joined the Sox in 1942, batting .331 with 205 hits. He lost the next three years to his service in World War II, but came back with 200-hit...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 13, 2012.  1. Nationals — Will they or won’t...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Either James Bond or Marty McFly was navigating through McCovey Cove outside at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Friday.
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (8/6-8/13):   Name Team Pos. R HR RBI...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 10. • The Lakers acquisition of big man Dwight Howard has some people thinking that Los Angeles is now the NBA’s team to beat. • There was huge news in the SEC...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for August 6, 2012.    1. Reds — Aroldis Chapman...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago

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