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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for August 3. • Several MLB Facebook accounts were hacked yesterday, and Yankees fans received a strange message regarding Derek Jeter. • Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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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 July 30, 2012.   1. Reds—Everything...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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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 (7/23-7/29):   Name Team Pos. R HR...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 27. • Former NFL player and current agent Ralph Cindrich appeared on a Pittsburgh radio show and essentially accused Alabama coach Nick Saban of cheating. • Not...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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A A’s A’s, as in the Oakland Athletics, are in a pennant race for the first time since 2006. We have the second wild card to thank for this, but the no-name A’s have been the hottest team since July 1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. We took a week off due to All-Star festivities, but we are back and better than ever. Top 25 fantasy...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 23, 2012.   1. Rangers—Still the scariest team in the American League.  2....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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  A Twins fan in Kansas City proudly displays his back hair, which is shaved with Joe Mauer's name and number. Awesome? Stupid? Awesomely stupid? We'll let you decide.
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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Q: What the heck does OPS stand for, and how is it computed? — Bob Perron, Jacksonville, Fla. A: Bob, it’s not nearly as mysterious as it sounds. OPS simply stands for on-base percentage plus slugging percentage. Combining those two key...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Q: I loved to watch Will “The Thrill” Clark play baseball, from his first at-bat in the majors, a home run to straightaway center field in Houston against another great, Nolan Ryan. Do you think Clark will ever get into the Hall of Fame? —...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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While the wiry Pittsburgh centerfielder with dreadlocks continues his march toward his first MVP, does the season he has put together rank among one of the all-time best? We’ll be able to judge the full season later but from May 9 to July 13,...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 20. • NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah looks at the Ravens and their likelihood of getting a Joe Flacco deal done before camp. • ESPN Big Ten blogger Adam...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Injured All-Stars The start of the second half has not been kind to several players who took part in the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Trading baseball players between teams has been part of the charm of the game since the 1800s. Ornery players traded after disputes with managers, struggling players traded for one another in hopes that a change of scenery will bring life back to...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 16, 2012.     1. Rangers—All-Star Matt Harrison pitching like Cy Young Matt...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Veterans can be they key to any championship season. However, that doesn’t always extend to the bench or the dugout. In June, Erik Spoelstra coached the Miami Heat to an NBA title at age 41, but he had to go through Oklahoma City’s Scott...
David Fox
2 years ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for July 13. • The Phillies are upping their offer to star pitcher Cole Hamels before he becomes a free agent after the season. • USA Basketball's Olympics team cruised...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
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In the 17 seasons that have concluded with a postseason since baseball expanded to the three-division format in 1994, 66 of the 102 teams that were in first place at the All-Star break went on to win their division (64.7%). Of the 136 teams in...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. First-Half Fantasy Duds The National League All-Stars vanquished their American League brethren 8-0 in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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This is the 11th season that the All-Star Game has “counted.” If you recall, way back in 2001, both teams ran out of pitchers and the game ended in a tie after 11 exciting innings, leaving fans at the stadium and TV viewers disappointed, to put...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's —July 1-July 8 — standouts. NL Player of the Week...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
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I don’t care much for the Home Run Derby. Never really have. I usually watch parts of it, but I can’t stay in front of a TV and watch the entire spectacle. And what little time I will spend watching, I’ll have the mute button handy to avoid as...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for July 9, 2012.     1. Rangers—Scored fewest runs so far in July.  2....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Top 25 fantasy baseball hitters of last week (7/2-7/08):   Name Team...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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Well, here's something you almost never see. It happened during Saturday night's game between Cleveland and Tampa Bay. Indians manager Manny Acta came out of the dugout to complain to the first-base ump after he called Jose Lopez out, despite the...
Rich McVey
2 years ago

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