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Some high schools have only one big man on campus. Others have a whole gang of future stars running the hallways. These are the 10 greatest high school classmates in sports history.Robert Nkemdiche and Austin MeadowsGrayson High School (Loganville...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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Some high schools have only one big man on campus. Others have a whole gang of future stars running the hallways. These are the 10 greatest high school classmates in sports history.Robert Nkemdiche and Austin MeadowsGrayson High School (Loganville...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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When Austin Meadows tries to balance what’s left of his high school experience with the demands of being one of Major League Baseball’s next great center fielders, he’s got a sympathetic ear just down the hall at Grayson High School in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
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Steroids are as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It's 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 this...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Steroids are as synonymous with baseball as hot dogs or cold beer. It's 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 this...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Dom Brown finally goes off for the Phillies, Nationals can’t support their pitchers and the Tigers and Pirates struggled for runs. Another installment of some amazing numbers from MLB for the week of May 27-June 2. 7    Home Runs...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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A baseball player’s best years are widely believed to come between the ages of 26-32. That doesn’t mean, however, that a player can’t be productive if they fall on either side of that range. This is especially the case when you look at some of...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Although the weather has definitely had an impact on the MLB schedule, most teams have played around 50 games by now, meaning we are roughly a third of the way through the 2013 regular season. As we prepare to enter the dog days of summer what...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Michael Roth could run for office in Columbia, S.C. — and he would win in a landslide. The former Gamecocks pitcher started back-to-back College World Series Championship-clinching games in 2010 and '11 before leading South Carolina back to...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The California Golden Bears announced in September of 2010 that their baseball program would be cut because the school couldn’t afford it any longer. After a change of heart eight months later — mostly stemming from a huge influx of cash from...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Only hard-core baseball junkies are familiar with these names now, but in a few years all baseball fans will recognize these stars. Here’s a brief look at stars of the future who have yet to make their debuts in the major leagues. Pitchers...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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Each week, Athlon Sports highlights the most important, intriguing and bizarre stats in baseball. 11-4   Indians’ record in one-run games Last season much was made of the one-run magic that took up residence in Baltimore (29-9) and...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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The craziest parents in sports have all had strange twists and turns along the way to fame or infamy. Many plotted every step of their child’s life. Others got in the way. Some were successful. Some failed. Every one of them made their kid’s...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
MLB
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for May 24. • The Oregon Ducks appear on Athlon's preseason Top 25 countdown at No. 3. But more importantly, it's a perfect opportunity to feature...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
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Matt Cain is giving up bombs, Ryan Howard is wilting in the clutch, James Shields has little to show for his efforts and the consistent Joey Votto just keeps hitting. Here’s this week’s Amazing Stats for May 13-19. 2    Games...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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Each week during the baseball season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Texas Rangers) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.   1. Rangers—Texas survived...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2013 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire report every Monday. Our fantasy junkies cover the hottest hitters, best waiver wire pick ups, top starting pitching spot starts and sift through bullpens from...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Youth is being served in MLB. Don't believe me? Look at last year’s awards voting. Besides running away with the 2012 AL Rookie of the Year award, 21-year-old Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout finished second to Triple Crown...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Youth is being served in MLB. Don't believe me? Look at last year’s awards voting. Besides running away with the 2012 AL Rookie of the Year award, 21-year-old Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout finished second to Triple Crown...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
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Cincinnati can win only against bad teams, Dee Gordon is fast, the Texas bullpen is good and the Astros may have trouble when they play at Texas. Here are these and other amazing stats from the week of May 6-12. 27    Retired...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
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To suggest that any player in any sport after just a few seasons is a lock to make the Hall of Fame is ridiculous. But it is always fun to look at athletes who have had instant success and try to extrapolate long-term potential. Young star...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best (Texas Rangers) and worst (Houston Astros) baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week.  1. Rangers Scheppers-Ross-Nathan bullpen is...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago

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