1. Grant Puts His Foot In It (Again): F.A. Demands Explanation

    The Football Association has written Avram Grant, asking him to explain his latest tirade with regards to referee Steve Bennett...

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  2. Scott Kazmir Signed to Four-Year Contract Extension with Tampa Bay Rays

    Tampa Bay Today announced the signing of Scott Kazmir to a four year contract extension with a fifth year option that could see him stay with the club through the 2012 season.The contract gives Kazmir a guaranteed $28...

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  3. In UEFA Cup the Racists* Have It: Zenit St. Petersburg Defeats Rangers F.C., 2-0

    *I am in no way insinuating that any member or employee of Zenit St. Petersburg Football Club is racist, or racially inclined. I am referring to the openly racist fans, as described by Dick Advocaat in his interview...

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  4. Tampa Bay Rays: An Upset in the Making?

    Guess what?The Tampa Bay Rays are back on top of the American League East.And it's May now.Between securing their 11th home victory in a row, beating the New York Yankees 2-1 in ...

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  5. Manchester City Woes: The Curse Of the Rich, Stupid Owner

    It was the summer of 2007, and I was working nights at my local supermarket stacking shelves. In the cafeteria, the day staff would leave the day's newspapers strewn about the tables, allowing us night crew a form of mild stimulation...

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  6. Tampa Bay Rays: The Return of Scott Kazmir and B.J. Upton

    Scott Kazmir will take to the mound in Boston today, making his first start since his elbow strain put him out of commission in spring training...

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  7. Tampa Bay Rays: B.J. Upton Out With Injury

    B.J. Upton was having just another at bat versus Brian Burres when he swung on a 1-1 pitch, fouling it back. The drama, however, was on the follow through...

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  8. The AL East: Good, Great, and Best of All

    Up till last year The AL East was a two horse race: The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox would take turns heading up the division, battling it out through the year for the top spot, with the other invariably taking the AL wild card...

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  9. Rays-Red Sox: Shields' 2-Hit Shutout Gives Team Series Sweep

    Yesterday, James Shields was making noise, complaining that the Rays' home games were sounding more like Red Sox and Yankee home games...

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  10. Rays-Red Sox: Akinori Iwamura Lifts Tampa Bay Past Boston

    Edwin Jackson took to the mound for the middle game of three versus the Red Sox with the Rays fresh off their 11 inning walk-off win the night before. The Rays were looking to extend their winning streak to 5 games...

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  11. Rays-Blue Jays: Disney Magic Works as Tampa Bay Defeats Toronto

    The Rays came together in true team spirit for a come from behind win in front of a crowd of just over 8,200 at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex Tuesday night...

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  12. Tampa Bay Rays: Trade With Millwaukee Lands Gabe Gross

    The Tampa Bay Rays yesterday finished a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Gabe Gross. In exchange, Milwaukee landed Class A Vero Beach Devil Rays' pitcher Josh Butler...

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  13. Tampa Bay Rays: Bats Dormant, Jackson Wanting

    Edwin Jackson had the dream start to the season: two wins, an ERA not heard of in the same sentence as his name the year prior, and all the control in the world. Oh how time will change anything...

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  14. Rays-White Sox: Spectacular Sonnanstine Shuts out Chicago

    Andy Sonnanstine showed last night exactly what the image change for the once Tampa Bay Devil Rays was all about, because, after nine innings of three hit, one walk pitching, it certainly didn't look like the same team...

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  15. Tampa Bay Devil Rays: Dissolve Against White Sox, Sum Up Season so Far

    Not literally that is-they were still there, they just weren't the Rays that we've been seeing glimpses of this year (the Rays that we were expecting after topping the Major League in Spring Training)...

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  16. Tampa Bay Rays So Far: Bad Managing, Under-Performing

    Seventeen games in, and things are looking far from rosy for dear old Joe Maddon. Hampered by injuries (the toll is currently 10 on the DL) and bad decisions, the Rays have gone 7-10 ...

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