1. Now Will the Real MVP Please Stand Up?

    The NFL Most Valuable Player Award is a very prestigious one. Last year, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots won it by throwing 50 touchdowns and leading the Patriots to a 16-0 record...

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  2. Ravens-Texans: Ravens Lean on Flacco, Lewis to Get Fourth Straight Win

    As I stated in a previous article, Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco is more deserving for Rookie of the Year than anybody, in my mind. He didn't make me look bad today. Flacco is making a defense-dominant team look pretty decent on offense...

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  3. Why Joe Flacco Deserves the Rookie of the Year More Than Who You Think

    Coming from Baltimore, Ravens fans are "Wacko 4 Flacco." They have reason to be. The rookie from the University of Delaware has led the Baltimore Ravens to a 5-3 record. Last year, the team had five wins the entire season...

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  4. Baltimore Ravens Overdose on Backs: In a Good Way

    The Baltimore Ravens are overdosing on running backs: in a good way. It doesn't have to do with alcohol or drugs, don't worry. The Ravens have a three-headed monster in the backfield: running backs Ray Rice and Willis McGahee and fullback Le'Ron McClain..

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  5. Ravens-Texans: Preview Roundtable

    Isaac Barrow: When you look at the rest of our schedule, we're going to need games like this and games against the Cincinnati's of the NFL...

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  6. Ozzie Newsome Again Proves He Knows What He's Doing

    This year, the rookies have carried the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens drafted a brilliant class this year, even though it didn't appear so at the time...

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  7. The Best Orioles Teams Ever

    The Orioles of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s were great teams. They had incredible pitching and some future Hall of Famers in the lineup (i.e. Eddie Murray, Brooks Robinson, Cal Ripken, and Frank Robinson)...

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  8. Ty Cobb and Shoeless Joe: The Stories of the Two Greatest Hitters of All Time

    Joe Jackson. Ty Cobb. No matter what baseball fans say, Shoeless Joe Jackson and Ty Cobb are the greatest hitters to ever play. Ty Cobb hit .366 in his career, Joe Jackson hit .356, first and third on the all time ranks, respectively...

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  9. The Rise and Fall of Bucky Weaver

    George "Bucky" Weaver is known for having prior knowledge about the Black Sox scandal and not coming forward to officials. For that, he was banned from baseball for life. At the time, he was just 29...

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  10. The Forgotten One: The Story of Ed Killian

    As far as Detroit Tiger greats go, starting pitcher Ed Killian is a name that doesn't come to mind. But it should. Edwin Henry Killian was born on Nov. 12, 1876 in Racine, WI. His dad, Andrew, was a wheelwright...

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  11. Ee-Yah!: The Exciting Story of Hughie Jennings

    Hugh Ambrose Jennings was born on Apr. 12, 1869 in Pittston, PA. He was the ninth of 12 kids in a miner's family. At the age of 12, he dropped out of school to support his broke family...

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  12. An Awesome Player, An Awesome Name: The Story of Wee Willie Keeler

    William Henry O'Kelleher Jr. was born on March 3, 1872 in Brooklyn. He was the son of William O'Kelleher Sr., a trolley switch man. O'Kelleher Jr. was a captain for his high school team as a freshman, but quit school the following year...

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  13. The Fantastic Story of Elmer Flick

    Elmer Flick is a legendary baseball slugger, despite a 5'9", 168-pound build. He is built like Akinori Iwamura, yet he was a power hitter in a very deep Cleveland Indians lineup during the early 1900s...

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  14. Ravens-Browns: Storming Rally Leads to 37-27 Win

    Joe Flacco had an excellent day, as the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns, 37-27, to win their third straight and improve to 5-3. The Ravens had been on fire since a 31-3 loss to the Colts...

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  15. The Hall Isn't Complete Without Shoeless Joe Jackson

    In 1919, Joe "Shoeless Joe" Jackson was banned from baseball for life because of involvement in the "Black Sox" scandal, where the Chicago White Sox threw the series for money. I believe Jackson had very minor involvement in the scandal...

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  16. Clubhouse Headcase, Fan Favorite: The Story Of Rube Waddell

    George Edward "Rube" Waddell was born on October 13, 1876 in Bradford, Pennsylvania. John, his dad, labored in the Pennsylvania oil fields as an employee of the National Transit Company...

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  17. The Second Chief: The Story Of John "Chief" Meyers

    When you think of Indian baseball players, the name that pops into mine and your head is Chief Bender. Bender was an incredible pitcher. He had 212 wins, 127 losses, a 2...

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  18. Baltimore Ravens Midseason Roundtable

    1) What do you think the Ravens will finish? Luke Jones: The Ravens face a difficult stretch of three straight road games, starting this Sunday in Cleveland...

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  19. Matty: The Christy Mathewson Story

    Christy Mathewson is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history. Mathewson was born August 12, 1880 in Factorysville, Pennsylvania. He was born into a farming family, but actually attended Bucknell University...

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  20. Baltimore Orioles Offseason Roundtable

    1) Should the O's go after free agents? Isaac Barrow: As I stated in my recent "O's fans will hate me for this, but....", I think the O's shouldn't...

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  21. Mordecai Brown: The Spectacular Story Of "Three Finger" Brown

    Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown is one of the best pitchers of all time. Born on a farm on Oct. 7, 1876, Brown had a lot to overcome to become a major league pitcher—he lost a finger at the age of seven to a corn-shredder...

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  22. Orioles Fans Will Hate Me For This, But.....

    This year the O's struggled, winning 68 games and losing 93. They had one good pitcher in Jeremy Guthrie, and obviously need pitching. The majority of the Orioles population wants Mark Teixeira back home, in Baltimore...

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  23. Baseball's Con Man: The Story Of Hal Chase

    Hal Chase is the con man of baseball. He was involved in innumerable incidents throughout his playing career from 1905 to 1919. Harold Homer Chase was born on February 13, 1883 in Los Gatos, California...

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  24. I Wish I Were Born 90 Years Ago

    I, as many of you know, am a huge baseball fan. I love it. I watch baseball nowadays and am a huge fan of today's stars such as Evan Longoria, Albert Pujols, Dustin Pedroia, etc. However, I would prefer to be born in about 1900...

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  25. The Duke Of Flatbush: The Story Of Duke Snider

    Duke Snider is one of the best Dodgers ever to play the game. He played for the Brooklyn/LA Dodgers from 1947 to 1962. He played center field and is one of the best power hitters in baseball history...

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