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This Day in Sports History: July 24

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 2 days ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, July 24 is the date of the famous "Pine Tar...

25 Best Sluggers in MLB History

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 weeks ago
"The Long Hot Summer" premieres on ESPN this Sunday before moving over to ESPN+. The "30 for 30" documentary tells the story of the exciting 1998 home run race between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa and the complex feelings about it that emerged afterward in the wake of the steroid scandal.   Debating the best sluggers in MLB history was always a fun topic for baseball...

This Day in Sports History: June 5

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 3 weeks ago
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.   With that in mind, June 5 is a day in which a baseball great recorded...

10 Most Memorable "Monday Night Football" Games of All Time

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 1 week ago
"Monday Night Football" has been a staple of the NFL for 50 years, and there have been great games and moments every season. Here are the 10 most memorable, along with some others worth noting.   Honorable Mentions   Baltimore Colts 34, New England Patriots 27 Sept. 18, 1978 — Foxboro, Mass. The Patriots entered the game as 17.5-point favorites and led the Colts...

Kansas City Royals 2019: Scouting, Projected Lineup, Season Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 8 months ago
Speed and defense (along with a shutdown bullpen) were at the heart of the Kansas City Royals’ surge, culminating with the 2015 World Series championship. The club hasn’t finished above .500 in the three seasons since, matching the second-most losses in franchise history in 2018 (104). But GM Dayton Moore has made it clear that nothing has changed philosophically for Kansas City,...

Kansas City Royals 2018: Scouting, Projected Lineup, Expert Insight

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 8 months ago
Still-vivid memories of the 2015 World Series championship parade will have to sustain the Royals’ fan base as the slog back to respectability begins. The club’s championship core — most notably, first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and center fielder Lorenzo Cain — reached free agency together during the winter.   Now, the losing — er,...

Who Should Win the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the American League?

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 3 years 3 months ago
On Sunday, MLB announced the American League and National League rosters for the 2017 All-Star Game, the 88th edition of the Midsummer Classic. The game, set for Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, will be packed with the brightest stars in the game on one stage. In a sizable switch from previous years, this year’s game will not determine home-field advantage in the World...

5 American League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 years 7 months ago
Spring training is in full swing, the World Baseball Classic is underway, and Opening Day for the 2017 MLB season is right around the corner. As teams look ahead to baseball games that count in the standings, we give a rundown of some of the biggest American League storylines of the spring.   Boston’s Pennant Hopes Boosted by New Big 3 The Red Sox are the clear favorite to repeat...

Kansas City Royals: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

By Athlon Sports, 3 years 8 months ago
Kansas City’s championship window is closing. The cash-strapped Royals set a franchise record with a $131.5 million payroll in 2016, but team owner David Glass instructed general manager Dayton Moore to scale back for 2017. The Royals aren’t in fire-sale mode, but shipping impending free-agent closer Wade Davis to the Cubs for outfielder Jorge Soler, who is under club control through...

Red Sox at Royals

By hmcclary, 4 years 5 months ago