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This Day in Sports History: August 6

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 2 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, August 6 is a day in which a pitcher struck out his...

This Day in Sports History: August 5

By Aaron Tallent, 2 months 2 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, August 5 is a day in which the first world record in...

This Day in Sports History: July 6

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 2 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, July 6 is a day in which one Babe Ruth made his...

10 Most Exciting Seasons in MLB History

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 1 week ago
"The Long Hot Summer," which premieres on ESPN this Sunday before moving over to ESPN+, tells the story of the exciting 1998 home run race that captivated the entire country. Only a handful of seasons have produced moments throughout the regular season that transcended the fan base. Here are the 10 most memorable.   10. 1994 After the 1994 season ended in mid-August because of...

This Day in Sports History: June 12

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 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 12 is the day in which baseball's most...

This Day in Sports History: May 25

By Aaron Tallent, 5 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, May 25 is a day in which the most iconic sports...

This Day in Sports History: May 22

By Aaron Tallent, 5 months 5 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, May 22 is a day in which "Dr. J" opened...

5 MLB Teams on the Rise in 2018

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 2 years 7 months ago
Now that the not-so hot stove finally warmed up after what was often a long, cold and quiet winter, MLB’s Opening Day is just around the corner. As we look ahead to the 2018 season, we explore five teams that could be poised for better results on the diamond compared to last year.   Philadelphia Phillies Despite finishing 66-96 in 2017, the Phillies have become a trendy pick to...

San Diego Padres: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

By Athlon Sports, 3 years 7 months ago
After a season of upheaval and embarrassment on and off the field, the Padres begin the first full year of their deep rebuild with no expectations of a winning season. After their win-now experiment of 2015 failed, they floundered around in 2016 before deciding to get significantly younger and focus on building for the future. While their farm system is bursting with prospects, it’s grim...

5 MLB Teams That Could Disappoint in 2017

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 3 years 7 months ago
Opening Day is right around the corner, and though the 2017 MLB season has yet to officially begin, the projections and predictions on how teams will fare are being discussed and debated by both baseball experts and casual fans alike. With spring training near the home stretch, here is a look at five teams that could disappoint in 2017 – including a few inclusions that may surprise you....