1. Why Isaiah Hicks' Early Commitment Is So Important for UNC

    With his commitment out of the way, Hicks) can spend his next two seasons focusing on becoming a Tar Heel while having time and geography on his side to learn even more about the program he is joining...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 950 reads 0 comments

  2. Joel James Not Content With Recruitment Just Yet

    Joel James is one of the most sought-after big men in the class of 2012. The massive senior is ranked at No. 54 overall and as the No. 12 center in CBSSports.com’s rankings...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 1,465 reads 0 comments

  3. North Carolina and Duke, the SEC's East Coast Expansion Home Run

    What's the SEC's ultimate dream scenario in expanding to 16 teams? I've gotten this question from a ton of you so far. I think the answer is simple -- Texas A&M was a part of that dream and it looks like that dream is going to be fulfilled...

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  4. Source: Ex-DePaul Guard Shane Larkin to Miami

    Shane Larkin left DePaul a couple weeks ago, saying he had a “medical condition that required him to be closer to his Orlando home...

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  5. Scout.com's 2012 Top 100

    Shabazz Muhammad held on to the top spot, but he was pushed by Andre Drummond and Mitch McGary. Check out Scout.com's post-July 2012 Top 100...

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  6. Final Five: Poythress Narrows College List

    One of the nation's top small forwards and the most heavily recruited basketball player in Clarksville's history hasn't made a decision on his college of choice yet. But he's getting closer...

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  7. Big Winners

    You don't have to be Tony La Russa smart about baseball to know who the big winners were in the Mike Adams trade. The big winners were the two Rangers pitching prospects obtained by the Padres...

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  8. Minors Report: Top Prospects Struggle After Midseason Promotions

    Midseason promotions for four top Padres prospects have not quite worked out as hoped. Third baseman Jedd Gyorko, second baseman Cory Spangenberg, closer Brad Brach and, to a lesser ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  9. How the Padres Blew Trade of Type A Free Agent Heath Bell

    I keep hearing that the reasoning the Padres are giving for not trading Heath Bell is that they felt that they were not being offered two draft picks worth of prospects in return...

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  10. Diamondbacks Claim INF Tommy Manzella Off Waivers from Houston

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed infielder Tommy Manzella off waivers from the Houston Astros and optioned him to Triple-A Reno...

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  11. Nady Fractures Left Hand

    D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said that Xavier Nady was playing the best baseball he had all year, that his bat was getting quick and that he was beginning to swing a power stick...

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  12. Angels Mailbag: What's Now, What's Next?

    Luis R. (North Hollywood, Calif.): Looking forward to next season, what are the chances the Angels put either Kendrys Morales or Mark Trumbo at third base and trade Alberto Callaspo ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  13. Mired in slump, Aybar given day to recover

    Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, who was in a 3-for-42 drought at the plate entering Saturday -- but was still playing superb defense -- was given a breather for the second contest of a three-game series against the Blue Jays...

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  14. Fired Scouting Director on Angels GM Tony Reagins

    When the Angels fired longtime scouting director Eddie Bane back in October the reason given was an unhappiness with the team’s recent drafts...

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  15. Astros Prospect Suspended 25 Games

    MLB announced that four minor leaguers have been suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, but one of the suspensions caught my eye...

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  16. Wandy Rodriguez Could Go on Waivers This Week

    There's a growing belief in baseball that the Astros will put Wandy Rodriguez on trade waivers this week, and also that at least one team will put in a claim...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  17. Why Are the Rockies Ignoring Iannetta's Break-Out Season?

    There has been quite a bit of talk about what the Rockies will do at the catcher position this off-season. For whatever reason, the team seems like it might be ready to give up on Chris Iannetta...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  18. Street Placed on Disabled List With Triceps Strain

    Rockies closer Huston Street was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right triceps strain, which he sustained while completing a save on Monday night at Cincinnati...

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  19. Weeks Ahead of Schedule in Recovery

    It's been 16 days since Rickie Weeks severely sprained his left ankle, and the All-Star second baseman says he can't bear to watch his Brewers team play...

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  20. The More Logan Morrison Speaks, The Harder It Is To Like Him

    Logan Morrison prides himself on being outspoken. His Twitter picture is a cartoon image of himself with duct tape over his mouth, eyes furled, seemingly frustrated with his current ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 246 reads 0 comments

  21. Logan Morrison Takes “Not So Subtle Jab at Hanley Ramirez”

    Shortly after the Marlins placed Hanley Ramirez on the disabled list with a sprained left shoulder Logan Morrison took what Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun Sentinel describes as a “not so subtle jab at Ramirez...

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  22. Players Who Cleared Waivers

    This is a running list of players who have cleared waivers, based on published reports. Once a player clears waivers, he can be traded to any team (barring a no-trade clause). This list can always be found in the sidebar under MLBTR Features...

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  23. Claims in Burglary Case of Tampa Bay Rays Players Draw Interest from MLB

    Major League Baseball officials are looking into claims by the men charged with burglarizing the spring training rental home shared by Rays LHP David Price, 3B Evan Longoria and SS Reid Brignac that a container of marijuana was among the items they took..

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  24. Davey Johnson Says Ivan Rodriguez “is Not Doing too Well”

    Davey Johnson didn’t sound very optimistic when asked yesterday about Ivan Rodriguez‘s recovery from a strained oblique muscle...

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  25. Bryce Harper Hits Monster Walk-Off Home Run

    The future is certainly bright for the Washington Nationals, and Friday night was proof alone of that. Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg, the two cornerstones of the Nationals organization ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about almost 4 years ago 68 reads 0 comments