1. Who is Behind the Plate for the Baltimore Orioles?

    Rick Dempsey. Andy Etchebarren. Chris Hoiles. Javier Lopez. The Orioles have had some good catchers over the years. Now, they don't have one. Shortly after the offseason started, the club optioned backup Guillermo Quiroz to Triple A Norfolk...

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  2. Recent Signings Show Yankees Are Bad For Baseball, Divisions Need to be Balanced

    In a span of a week, the Yankees have signed the top pitchers in the market, C.C. Sabathia (17-10, 2.70 ERA in 2008) and A.J. Burnett (18-10, 4.07 ERA in 2008). It seems to be the way the Yankees function...

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  3. Stay Away From Mark Teixeira! Yeah, I Said It

    Ask an Orioles fan. Ask them this: "Should the O's get Mark Teixeira." I know what they will say. They'll say something like, "Yeah, we need a power bat." I for one, disagree. You might know Mark Teixeira...

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  4. Let Baltimore's New Sports Era Begin!

    In Baltimore, it's out with the old, in with the new. Out with Kyle Boller, in with Joe Flacco. Out with Jamal Lewis, in with Ray Rice. Out with Ramon Hernandez, in with Matt Wieters. The youngsters are taking over...

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  5. It's About Time!

    The Baltimore Orioles today traded disappointing catcher Ramon Hernandez to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Ryan Freel and minor league prospects Brandon Waring and Justin Turner...

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  6. Ravens-Redskins: Defense Leads to Seventh Win in Eight Contests

    Last night in the Battle of the Beltway, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Washington Redskins, 24-10. Ed Reed picked off two passes, and Ray Lewis made 13 tackles and one quarterback sack. The Ravens got off to a very promising start...

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  7. Pacquiao-De La Hoya: Pacman Prevails While Carrying the Weight of a Nation

    Minutes ago, Manny Pacquiao got through humiliating Oscar De La Hoya in what is perhaps the fight of the year. Dec. 6, 2008 is a day that boxing fans have been waiting to happen for months. It would be the day "Pacman" would face "Golden Boy...

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  8. Flacco Turning Heads, But Rice Deserves Some Credit

    Right now, the Baltimore Ravens are 8-4 and right in the middle of the AFC Playoff Hunt. They are being led by the play of rookie quarterback Joe Flacco. He is 202-for-331 with 2,276 yards, 12 touchdown passes and nine interceptions...

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  9. For Now, Martellus Bennett Must Wait and Watch No. 82

    The Dallas Cowboys have one of the most talented tight ends in the game in Jason Witten. They also have one of the most talented young tight ends in Martellus Bennett. This year, Witten has caught 58 passes for 709 yards and three touchdowns...

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  10. Baltimore Ravens Have Used Trickery and Defense To Succeed

    Right now, the Baltimore Ravens are feeling good. Today, they absolutely wrecked the Bengals, 34-3. Joe Flacco passed for 280 yards and two touchdowns, Mark Clayton caught five passes for 164 yards, and Jim Leonhard got a pick-six...

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  11. The 2008 Baltimore Ravens: An Amazing Story

    The story of the 2008 Baltimore Ravens is more amazing then you think. They didn't make much action via free agency and trading during the off season. Steve McNair and Jon Ogden both retired...

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  12. The Ravens Are 7-4: What Will They Finish?

    Last year, the Baltimore Ravens were a very depressing team to watch, finishing with five wins and eleven losses. This year, they are one of the true surprises of the NFL...

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  13. Eagles-Ravens: Defense Rebounds As Ravens Crush Eagles, 36-7

    Following a 30-10 loss to the New York Giants, some were writing off the Baltimore Ravens for playoff contention. The Ravens allowed 207 rushing yards to the Giants, the first time they have allowed over 200 since 1997...

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  14. NFL Week 12 Picks Roundtable: James Vs. Sean

    James Williamson Houston @ Cleveland: I think the Texans are going to have a losing season without Schaub. Rosenfels turns over the ball too much, and Brady Quinn has something to prove, so I think the Browns will win...

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  15. Wacko 4 Flacco: The Story of Joe Flacco

    Joe Flacco. That is a name Ravens fans are loving. Most of all, it's a name I am loving. The rookie quarterback has 1,813 yards and eight touchdown passes. Most importantly, he's led the Baltimore Ravens to a 6-4 record...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 2,366 reads 10 comments

  16. The Evolution Of The Strikeout Pitcher

    Randy Johnson. Tim Lincecum. AJ Burnett. Johan Santana. Pedro Martinez. Roger Clemens. Those are the names you hear about when it comes to "strikeout" pitchers. But no one knows about how the strikeout pitcher evolved over time...

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  17. The Soul Of Philadelphia: The Story Of Donovan McNabb

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has overcome adversity to become great. The 31 (32 next week) quarterback is an amazing scrambler, has a better arm, and has even been to a Super Bowl...

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  18. The Story of Derrick Mason: The Forgotten One of the NFL

    Who here thinks Derrick Mason is a good wide receiver? Who here thinks Derrick Mason gets the credit he deserves? Who here has seen Derrick Mason on ESPN other than hear the words "Oh yeah, nice TD catch by Derrick Mason...

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  19. The Marvelous Story of John McGraw

    John Joseph McGraw was born on Apr. 7, 1873 in Truxton, NY to a very hostile family. His dad was very abusive and four of John's siblings died of diphtheria epidemic. His dad didn't exactly encourage John towards baseball...

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  20. The Triumphant and Controversial Story of Cap Anson

    Cap Anson was one of the greatest hitters, managers and innovators in baseball history. In a LONG career, he hit .300 in a season 24 times, including .380 three times. He played from 1871 to 1897 and even managed from 1879 to 1898...

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  21. Colt McCoy vs. Graham Harrell: Who's the Better Texas Gunslinger?

    Graham Harrell and Colt McCoy. Graham Harrell and Colt McCoy. Before continuing the article, ask yourself: who's the better quarterback? Then ask yourself: who's the better player? Texas Tech ...

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  22. Orioles Offseason Preview

    This year the Baltimore Orioles struggled, winning 68 games and losing 93. They had one good pitcher in Jeremy Guthrie, and will definitely have to address that this offseason...

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  23. The Uplifting Rise and Devastating Fall of the Orioles of the 1890's

    When you talk to Baltimore Orioles fans, they will all tell you the O's best team had to be sometime during the 60's, 70's and 80's...

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  24. Nuf Ced: The Story of "Nuf Ced" McGreevey

    Michael T. "Nuf Ced" McGreevy is one of the most knowledgeable baseball men ever. He was a vocal leader for the Boston Americans during the late 1800s, despite not even playing for them...

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  25. Led By Coach Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens Shocking NFL World

    The Baltimore Ravens are 6-3 and on fire because of the play of many. It might be Quarterback Joe Flacco, the consistency of the running game, linebacker Ray Lewis, or the havoc raised ...

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