1. Nastia and Shawn 1-2 Punch KOs China

    China's much celebrated gymnastic arena had seen three competition's and three Chinese golds. That was until Friday morning, when Americans Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson took the stage...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 314 reads 4 comments

  2. Rangers-Red Sox: Boston Outlasts Texas 19-17 in Boston "Pitching" Massacre

    A three-game series in Boston. For the Red Sox, this is an important series because Boston can continue to beat down a Rangers team they have owned the past few years and move closer to the still well-playing Rays...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 679 reads 2 comments

  3. Olympic Highlights You Might Have Missed, Part III: Swim-Off

    Baseball has its walk-off win over a dominate closer, football has sudden-death overtime, golf has playoff holes, hockey and soccer have their shootouts, and swimming has its swim-off. That's right, a swim-off...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 765 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympic Highlights You Might Have Missed, Part II: Zimbabwe's National Treasure

    Most of us, when we think about the world of swimming in the 2008 Summer Olympics have thoughts of Michael Phelps' chasing Mark Spitz record, Katie Hoff trying to become another American ...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 234 reads 2 comments

  5. Olympic Highlights You Might Have Missed, Part I: Olympic Courage and First Gold

    The most populous country in the entire world for the first time will be hosting the 29th Summer Olympics. So many topics about the Olympics can range from the issues that people have with China ...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 892 reads 0 comments

  6. Major League Baseball's Trade Deadline—Must See TV

    During the summer we are tortured with watching television shows that even the networks don't think are good enough for us to watch during the primetime seasons...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 525 reads 2 comments

  7. Rangers Roller-Coaster Road Trip Ends with a 4-5 Record

    Coming out of the All-Star Game the Texas Rangers were a team contending for the division and wild card in the American League...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  8. Texas Rangers Breaking News: Hank Blalock Returns to the Lineup Tonight

    As of the morning of Friday, July 18th, the Texas Rangers will be activating corner infielder Hank Blalock for tonight's game against in Minnesota...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 356 reads 2 comments

  9. 2009 Home Run Derby, Revised For Your Viewing Pleasure

    The NHL has the skills competition, the NBA has the slam dunk contest, and the NFL...well they get to go to Hawaii. Major League Baseball's pre-All Star Game show is the Home Run Derby...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  10. Home Run Derby: Hamilton Puts On a Show, But Morneau Captures Crown

    Monday night, Yankee Stadium, The House that Ruth Built, became the house that Texas Ranger slugger Josh Hamilton brought down. Through the first seven home run sluggers, Lance Berkman and Justin Morneau's eight home runs where the numbers to beat...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 1,043 reads 11 comments

  11. Home Run Derby field is set with an Absence of Regulars, But Powerful New Faces

    The field is set, eight big name boppers will be bringing their big bats to this years All-Star Game Home Run Derby. This season's fireworks show takes place for the last time at Yankee Stadium, ...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 482 reads 14 comments

  12. Texas Rangers Winning Season Thanks To MINOR Improvements

    The Texas Rangers baseball team came into the 2008 season hoping to quickly forget about the many problems and hard lessons learned over the 2007 season. At times in 2007, new manager Ron Washington seemed out-coached...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 409 reads 4 comments

  13. Rangers-Angels: Back-and-Forth Series Ends With Split Decision

    Riding the excitement of four All-Star selections, the Texas Rangers returned home for four games against the AL-West-leading Angels of Southern California. Trailing the Halos by 7...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 508 reads 0 comments

  14. Rangers Snag Four All-Star Spots: Deserve Four Starters

    With all the fan votes finally counted and the MLB players have turned-in their selections, the All-Star teams were announced today, with no missing chads...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 164 reads 11 comments

  15. Texas Rangers Win Back-to-Back One-Run Games In the Bronx

    If there is one team that the Texas Rangers' organization and their fans hate to play and see on the schedule, it's the New York Yankees...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 464 reads 3 comments

  16. Texas Rangers Return to Washington, Win Series over Nationals

    Thursday evening, the Texas Rangers piled onto their charter jet fresh off a walk-off win and series victory over the Atlanta Braves...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 366 reads 5 comments

  17. Texas Rangers: Milton Bradley Is for Sale

    In the past offseason, the Texas Rangers, with the recommendation of Ron Washington, took a chance on the troubled Milton Bradley. Texas was looking for Bradley to do something similar to what Sammy Sosa had done for Texas in 2007...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 881 reads 32 comments

  18. Rangers-Royals: Texas Rallies Late, Topples Kansas City

    The Rangers began a three-game series against the Royals with their two best players—Josh Hamilton and Michael Young—back in the lineup, and team ace Kevin Millwood on the mound...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 265 reads 4 comments

  19. Hey Joe Friday, Have Another Beer: Stupidity of the Average Fan

    Now first of all, this article is not meant to personally attack anyone or sound like I'm ranting about all the fans that attend games. This might be way off. I know that all fans are different, and that fans even differ within the same cities...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 1,255 reads 67 comments

  20. Rangers-Rays: Texas Wins 6-3 To Avoid Three-Game Sweep

    Sunday afternoon the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays locked horns for the final game of a three-game series, with the Rangers trying to avoid being swept...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 465 reads 0 comments

  21. Texas Rangers and Sidney Ponson Part Ways

    Tired Rangers pitching staff looked forward to the return of Vicente Padilla for a Friday start against Tampa Bay. But things turned south. Reports quickly surfaced, around game time, that No...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 934 reads 4 comments

  22. Texas Rangers Draft 2008 Preview

    With only hours to go until the 2008 MLB Amatuer Draft, scouts have given their final reports, general managers are multi-tasking their owners, managers, potential young players, and greedy agents...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 413 reads 1 comments

  23. Rangers-Indians: Ian Kinsler and Michael Young Extend Hitting Streaks

    Tuesday nights game was suppose to feature Vicente Padilla and Jake Westbrook, but a family issue back home in Nicaragua has put Padilla on the bereavement list and Westbrook returned back to the DL...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  24. 19 Wins Headline Record May for Texas Rangers

    April 24, the Rangers came home from a road trip in Boston and Detroit, the team was in a season-long seven game losing streak, and the team's record was 7-16, dead last in all of Major-League baseball...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about 6 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  25. To Hell and Back: The Josh Hamilton Story

    We're almost two months into the season, and the American League has a legit Triple Crown candidate. The last Triple Crown winner was Carl Yastrzemski for the Boston Red Sox in 1967; Yaz batted ...

    Matthew Irby Written by Matthew Irby about over 6 years ago 30,210 reads 41 comments