1. MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies, and Four Others Most Hurt By Staying Put

    The MLB trade deadline is just around the corner, and it seems that more teams than ever find themselves in contention for a spot in the playoffs...

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  2. Ike Davis vs. Buster Posey: Who Will Go On to Have a Better Career?

    2010 has become the year of the rookie in major league baseball. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to recall a single year that provided such a wealth of freshman talent...

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  3. Why LeBron James Won't Win the 2010-2011 NBA Championship

    "The Decision" is in. LeBron James is joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. Together they will form the single most powerful element in the history of our planet...

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  4. 2010 MLB All-Star Game: 9 All-Stars Who Owe their Managers One

    Each year, one question rises to the surface following the announcement of the American and National League rosters for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game: who got snubbed by the All-Star managers? Today, I take a look at the other side of the coin.

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 1,952 reads 14 comments

  5. What If MLB Followed the NHL's Lead?: The 2010 Latin American All-Stars

    What if MLB followed the NHL’s lead and set-up its All-Star game using the North America vs. the World format…or in baseball’s case Latin America vs...

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  6. MLB’s 10 Best Candidates to Reach 3,000 Hits

    Today marks the 60th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio’s 2,000th career hit. Joltin’ Joe is inarguably one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball to fall short of the 3,000 hit mark...

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  7. The 10 Best Home Run Celebrations in Baseball History

    Home run celebrations have evolved greatly over the years. There was a time when if you did anything but immediately put your head down and quickly make your way to first base you'd end up with a baseball in your ear during your next at bat...

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  8. 2010 MLB Amateur Draft: The Top 10 Hitting Prospects Available

    The 2010 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft is just days away, and coming off of a year’s worth of hype thanks to Stephen Strasburg, the draft has never been more popular...

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  9. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Which NCAA Superstars Will Slip Out of the Lottery?

    The 2010 NBA draft order is set and mock drafts are pouring in all over the internet. This year’s crop of prospects boasts some intriguing talents consisting of a nice balance ...

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  10. 2010 AL All-Stars: Who Really Deserves To Represent the AL in Anaheim?

    Imagine if fans cast their All Star votes with the intention of actually picking the most deserving players. How would things be different? The All Star game has become a popularity contest...

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  11. Bunting, Bean Balls, and The Kid: Why the Designated Hitter Needs to Go

    What if the NBA’s Eastern Conference disqualified players after their fifth personal foul, while the Western Conference stuck with the traditional six? Or if the NFL’s ...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 174 reads 32 comments

  12. 10 Reasons Why Andre Ethier Won't Win the Triple Crown in 2010

    Carl Yastrzemski Frank Robinson Mickey Mantle Ted Williams Joe Medwick Lou Gehrig Jimmie Foxx Chuck Klein Rogers Hornsby Andre Ethier? The first nine names on this list are those ...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 1,093 reads 9 comments

  13. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: NBA Player Comparisons Edition

    The actual order for the 2010 NBA Draft may not be set yet, but it's never too early to speculate how the pieces will fit together on draft day...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 2,371 reads 4 comments

  14. Second Bananas: Power Ranking the World Series Losers of the 2000s

    Ah…what could have been? This season marks the start of a new decade in Major League Baseball history, and who doesn’t enjoy taking a look back at what was—or ...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 1,001 reads 10 comments

  15. Doc Halladay and the Much-Too-Early 2010 NL All-Stars

    I know what you’re thinking. “All Stars? It’s only the beginning of May!” Well, believe it or not, All Star voting is well underway...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about 4 years ago 459 reads 2 comments

  16. Draft Picks 2010: (De)Power Ranking the 10 Worst Picks of the First Round

    With round one in the books, it’s time to take a look at which teams really screwed the pooch this year. While some of the worst picks of the first round of 2010 NFL Draft are obvious--I am looking at you Josh McDaniels--some may be less so...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about over 4 years ago 4,095 reads 5 comments

  17. 2010 NFL Draft: Predicting the 10 Worst Picks of the First Round

    The countdown to the 2010 NFL Draft is now being measured in hours instead of days, and like always, there will be some picks that leave us scratching our heads...

    Mr. Jones and Me Written by Mr. Jones and Me about over 4 years ago 1,571 reads 14 comments

  18. 2010 NFL Mock Draft: Is Mel Kiper's Mock More Accurate Than Todd McShay's Latest?

    When it comes to projecting the NFL Draft, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay are widely considered the best of the best. One, Kiper, represents the old school...

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  19. Five Early MLB Trends That Are No Fluke

    Scott Podsednik batting .457 and on pace to steal 94 bases? A fluke. Livan Hernandez’s 16 scoreless innings and 2-0 record? A fluke. The Pirates’ 7-5 record? Definitely a fluke...

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  20. Who Had a Worse Month, Tiger Woods, Jesse James, or Ben Roethlisberger?

    Jesse James had it made. He was married to a beautiful Hollywood starlet. He was seen as a man’s man who you can’t help but like. He had everything a guy could want...

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  21. Have We Set Up Atlanta Phenom Jason Heyward To Fall Flat on His Face?

    The Washington Nationals made one of the best moves of spring training on March 20th, they sent down Stephen Strasburg...

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  22. Hoosiers Hysteria: Butler Brings Jimmy Chitwood and Hoops Film To Life

    Everyone has seen Hoosiers. And if you haven’t, you should probably stop reading my article now, and rush over to your local Blockbuster. Quite simply, Hoosiers is one of the greatest sports movies of all-time...

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  23. Meet the Mariners: Five Players You Need to Know from Baseball’s Fastest Rising Club

    In 2008 the Seattle Mariners lost 101 games, second only to the lowly Washington Nationals. Last season, the Mariners finished with a record of 85-77, signaling a 24 game turnaround, best in the league...

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  24. The Minnesota Twins: Taking a Lesson From Baseball's Model Franchise

    Last Sunday the Minnesota Twins all but assured that Joe Mauer will be wearing a Twins cap into the Hall of Fame by signing their star to a eight-year 184 million dollar contract extension...

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  25. Big Red Lasts Longer: Five Reasons Why Cornell Can Beat Kentucky

    The Cornell Big Red slipped on the glass slipper with an 87-69 victory over Wisconsin on Sunday, and set-up a showdown with the top seeded Kentucky Wildcats...

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