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Miami, FL (Sports Network) - New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey revealed after his final start of the season he will undergo surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle. He received a no decision while allowing three runs on seven hits with no...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 28. • Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times has the story on Washington’s upset of No. 8 Stanford last night at CenturyLink Field. • The Ravens beat the Browns...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Monday night's Green Bay-Seattle game featured one of the most controversial endings in sports history. However, the finish of the Packers-Seahawks game isn't the only moment in sports history that featured a questionable call. Here are 15 (and a...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 21. • College football fans were bewildered last night by BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall’s decision to go for two, while down by one point to Boise State with 3:...
Patrick Snow
3 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 17, 2012.  1. Nationals — Every game...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 years ago

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