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2013 Spring Training camps are open and many players will compete against teammates for jobs before taking on other baseball teams in April. Here are some position battles to keep an eye on this spring.  National League East Atlanta...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Steroids are now just as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It is an unfortunate era of the game that fans of all ages must accept. Are the use of performance-enhancing drugs terrible for the body and a form of cheating? Yes, and...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
2013 Spring Training camps are open and many players will compete against teammates for jobs before taking on other baseball teams in April. Here are some position battles to keep an eye on this spring. American League East Baltimore...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Brian Cashman called it a “perfect storm.” CC Sabathia said it was “embarrassing.” The New York tabloids weren’t as kind: "Dear Yankees, We don’t date losers! Signed New Yorkers" read the back of the New York Post. Detroit’s sweep of the...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Pitchers and catchers have reported, the World Baseball Classic is around the corner and fantasy baseball season is nearly here. The weather is heating up and it's time to name your fantasy baseball team. You could always go with one of the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Another lackluster NBA All-Star weekend wrapped up in Houston Sunday night. The dunk contest isn't what it used to be and the game features superstars playing some sport vaguely akin to professional basketball. But on the surface, the NBA All-...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Pitchers and catchers have reported to spring training camps in Florida and Arizona. Here are a few stories to watch as MLB players sharpen their skills in preparation for the 2013 season, which begins for every team April 1. 1. Canadian...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Every fan knows that the annual MLB Draft can be an absolute crapshoot. It can be surprising when a first round produces a surfeit of big-league talent. Of the top 30 picks in the 2003 MLB Draft, 21 reached the majors, and 17 are still active big...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The 2013 college baseball season will soon be underway. To prep readers, Athlon Sports looks at college baseball's preseason Top 25.    1. North Carolina (46–16 overall, 22–8 ACC) The talent is always there, but this time the Tar Heels...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Sports are filled with statistics that uber-nerds and casual fans alike can enjoy. Numbers and records help fans define greatness and settle arguments on talk radio and at the local watering holes on a daily basis.Who is the greatest quarterback of...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, the greatest hitter and pitcher of the “Steroid Era,” headlined a group of 37 players eligible for the Class of 2013 in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But for the first time since 1996, zero players were...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Hunting is a way of life for future baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones. He’s as comfortable sitting with his bow 25 feet up an oak tree as he was standing in a batter’s box fighting off 95-mph fastballs with a piece of white ash wood.  ...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
A clear conscience is good for the soul. Or for some, it's good for the public reputation or book sales. Lance Armstrong’s confession to Oprah Winfrey was not a first in the sports world, nor was it a surprise -- he told the host he indeed...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for January 11. • The national obsession with AJ McCarron's girlfriend continues. Looks like Katherine Webb will be appearing in the upcoming Sports Illustrated swimsuit...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
A winning candidate did not emerge from the Hall of Fame balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. There were 569 ballots cast, the third highest total in the history of the voting, yet none of the 37 candidates in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
No matter where you stand on the Baseball Hall of Fame debate this year, there really is no winning side. There are those that will never vote for any steroid user. Voting for a player who is connected with steroid use is an affirmation that PED...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
There are many different ways for a locker room to implode, splinter and almost assuredly fail to accomplish much of anything. Injuries, poor leadership and handsy owners are just a few ways the delicate pursuit of a championship can be derailed...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Just as I did a few weeks ago, I once again examine the pennant races as they’re shaping up for 2013. Sure, it’s early, but what else are you going to read about? Bowl games between a bunch of non-BCS .500 teams? Now that some major free agent...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
In a season that will be remembered for perfect games, no-hitters and near misses, there were lots of options for this list. Here goes my top 10. Send me yours. More Year in Review for 2012: College Football NFL College Basketball Golf...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Every MLB team should have its own Mt. Rushmore — four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization. Here is one man’s opinion for all 30 Mt. Rushmores from Aaron Cook for Colorado to Babe Ruth for New York....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Every MLB team should have its own Mt. Rushmore — four individuals that have risen above all others for each organization. Here is one man’s opinion for all 30 Mt. Rushmores from Aaron Cook for Colorado to Babe Ruth for New York....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
The year in sports was full of both highlights and lowlights. There were great moments like Usain Bolt’s 100-meter dash at the London Olympics and LeBron James winning his first NBA championship. But there were even more blunders made on and off...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Self-proclaimed Star Wars nerd and knuckleball pitching sensation R.A. Dickey tweeted out a picture of his favorite Christmas present yesterday. The picture (as seen below) included the tweet: "Maybe my favorite gift all year. Thank you Lucas...
Rich McVey
2 years ago

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