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2020 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Schedule
Here is a look at NASCAR's Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule with date, track locations and this year's winner. Just like the Cup series, the Truck Series season was interrupted in mid-March by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
MLB's 10 Oldest Ballparks - Fenway Park
No other sport arguably has as rich a history as Major League Baseball. One reason is because of its 120-plus years of national popularity. Another comes from the ballparks, some of which are so old that they are in the U.S. National Register of...
Aaron Tallent
2 weeks ago
Welcome to the Big Leagues: First MLB Hit is Cause for Celebration
San Francisco Giants left fielder Connor Joe opened his rookie 2019 season in a horrible slump. One game, two games, three games, no hits. After the first 13 at-bats of his MLB career, the number under “hits” on his stat sheet still...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
A History of Disrupted MLB Seasons
I'll believe it when the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals actually take the field (especially with thunderstorms in the forecast), but MLB is scheduled to begin a shortened season on Thursday with most of the teams beginning play on...
Aaron Tallent
2 weeks ago
Batting Average: Baseball's Forgotten Stat
Ralph Garr says that winning the 1974 National League batting title meant so much to him it “changed his life.” Keith Hernandez beams while discussing his 1979 NL title, especially when he recounts how, at just 25 years old, he squashed...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
MLB 2020: 25 Best Baseball Players Under 25
Like every other sport, Major League Baseball's plans were impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, interrupting spring training and delaying the start of the 2020 season. A shortened, 60-game schedule is slated to begin on Thursday (most...
Nicholas Ian Allen
3 weeks ago
10 Most Exciting Seasons in MLB History
"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...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
25 Best Sluggers in MLB History
"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...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
5 Best No. 1 Overall Picks in MLB Draft History
The 2020 MLB draft on June 10 will be much different in the fact that it will have five rounds instead of 40 and will be held with the uncertainty of whether or not the season will be played. However, it is very similar in the fact...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
2020 MLB Draft: Top 50 High School Draft Prospects
The 2020 MLB draft is set for June 10, although it will look different than usual. Because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which interrupted spring training and has put the start of the 2020 season on hold, the draft will only feature five...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
KBO DFS: Tips and Player Picks for DraftKings and FanDuel
The KBO League's 2020 season officially started last week, but it's not too late to get in on the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) action with the overseas (Korean Baseball Organization) professional league.   Its counterpart, MLB DFS, has...
Mark Strausberg
3 months ago
Classic March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today (Saturday, April 11)
A new national champion would have been crowned on Monday if the NCAA men's basketball tournament wasn't canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But those missing March Madness can rewatch some classic national...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Classic March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today (Sunday, April 5)
On the eve of what would have been the conclusion of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, CBS Sports is replaying a full day's worth of national championship game on Sunday, April 5. Both the men's and women's basketball...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Classic March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today (Saturday, April 4)
Today would have marked the 2020 Final Four in Atlanta if the NCAA men's basketball tournament wasn't canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But those missing March Madness can rewatch some classic national...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Classic Baseball Games on TV Today (Saturday, March 28)
The start of the 2020 MLB season has been delayed indefinitely by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but baseball fans can still get their fill of action on Saturday, March 28. ESPN is presenting "Strikeout Saturday" featuring some of the...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Classic March Madness NCAA Tournament Games on TV Today (Saturday, March 28)
The NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments were one of the major events canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but those missing March Madness can rewatch some classic games on TV on Saturday, March 28. CBS Sports Network...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Classic Sports on TV Today (Saturday, March 28)
Live sporting events have been postponed indefinitely because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but fans can relive some memories and classic games (MLB, college basketball, tennis, NASCAR races, women's soccer) on TV on Saturday, March 28...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
MLB Opening Day: Video Game Options While Waiting for Baseball’s Return
Opening Day is perhaps the best day of the year for baseball fans.   Baseball begins once again on March 26 when all 30 teams take the field to start a new season. Well, not in real life, but it will for anyone playing video games.  ...
Ben Weinrib
4 months ago
Classic Baseball Games on TV Today (Thursday, March 26)
Today was supposed to be Opening Day of the 2020 MLB season, but even though it's been delayed indefinitely by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, baseball fans can still get their fill of action on Thursday, March 26. MLB is presenting "...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
10 Opening Days of Significance in Major League Baseball History
While we are going to have to wait for the start of Major League Baseball's 2020 season because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we can at least look forward to the possibility that Opening Day, originally set for March 26, will be...
Aaron Tallent
4 months ago
Baseball's Greatest Opening Day Moments - President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
The start of the 2020 MLB season, originally scheduled for March 26, has been delayed indefinitely due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but the hope is that Opening Day will be eventually rescheduled. In the meantime, it's not a bad thing...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
1994 Montreal Expos: A Great Season Unfinished
The 2019 Washington Nationals’ season was one of the most dramatic in MLB history. A team rebounding from a 19–31 record in late May to become the first team ever to win a World Series entirely on the road is beyond cinematic. However,...
Aaron Tallent
4 months ago
College Baseball Top 25 Rankings for 2020: Kumar Rocker, Vanderbilt Commodores baseball
Unfortunately, the 2020 college baseball season and College World Series were among the sports and events canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Athlon Sports' 2020 MLB Preview magazine, which includes a look at the top 25 NCAA...
Eric Sorenson
5 months ago
MLB and the Shift: Defense in the Modern Age
All told, Bryce Harper had a fine first season in the red pinstripes of the Philadelphia Phillies. Though the team fell far short of the goals it set for itself after inking the erstwhile Nationals star to a 13-year deal worth $330 million, Harper...
Athlon Sports
5 months ago
Top 50 MLB Prospects for 2020
Minor league players are getting more hype than ever, and many of last year's top prospects lived up to the hype. Fernando Tatis Jr. was a superstar from Opening Day, while Pete Alonso smashed the rookie home run record. Vladimir Guerrero Jr....
Athlon Sports
5 months ago

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