1. 5 Most Underutilized MLB Players

    One of the most common characteristics of the American sports fan is an innate desire to play the role of manager to his or her most-beloved team. It has a more common name: "armchair quarterbacking...

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  2. Texas Rangers Drop Ball in Regard to Fallen Fan's Son

    There will most-likely never be a more haunting image in professional sports than that of young Cooper Stone watching his father plummet to his death beneath the left field stands at The Ballpark in Arlington...

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  3. Cubs Trade Grades: Did They Acquire Enough Young Talent to Rebuild?

    Before we begin grading the Cubs' performance in the final days of Major League Baseball's trading season, it seems appropriate to state that the minimal activity the Cubs engaged in is a bit puzzling...

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  4. Cubs Trade Rumors: Aramis Ramirez and 5 Guys Who'd Move in Fire Sale Scenario

    For nearly a decade the Chicago Cubs strategy for winning has been to simply fill gaps in the roster via free agency or trade...

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  5. Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: Reality Is Cubs Don't Have Much To Offer

    For all conventional purposes, this year's Cubs team is the worst group of players that have ever been assembled on the north side of Chicago. That may seem like a rash, bold or uneducated statement, but there is quite a bit of truth to it...

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  6. 10 NBA Stars Who Should Consider Baseball During the Lockout

    With both the NBA and NFL caught in the midst of a lockout, the future for each respective sport seems a bit uncertain...

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  7. Chicago Cubs: Manager Mike Quade's Job Safer Than It Should Be

    It's difficult to see where the Chicago Cubs organization seems to be headed. Marred in the midst of the worst season the team has seen in nearly a decade, the biggest questions ...

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  8. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: 5 Reasons Voting Needs to Be Take Away from Fans

    Many years ago, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game was one of the must-see events of the summer. For most fans, the All-Star Game was the only true chance to see the absolute best players in baseball face one another...

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  9. MLB Power Rankings: The 13 Strangest Injuries in MLB History 

    Unlike any other major sport, baseball is a game that relies heavily on a player's ability to remain healthy throughout long periods of time...

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  10. Albert Pujols Injury: 5 Long-Term Effects of Pujols' Injury

    There's no denying that Albert Pujols will be the most coveted free agent at the end of the 2011 season. Since his arrival in the major leagues, back in 2001, Albert Pujols has arguably ...

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  11. Prince Fielder: If the Slugger Considers Cubs, 5 Reasons They Should Pounce

    The 2010 season has had a familiar feeling for the Chicago Cubs in regard to the team's performance and standing within the National League Central division...

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  12. Chicago Cubs: Would Kerry Wood Consider Leaving Home for a Shot at a Ring?

    Since arriving like a whirlwind in 1998, Kerry Wood has been just one of a few Cubs players regarded as one of Chicago's very own...

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  13. The Miami Heat: Believe It or Not They Make Sports Great

    The Dallas Mavericks made reality what so few thought could be possible. They won the 2010-11 NBA Championship by besting the seemingly indestructible Miami Heat. "Not one. Not two...

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  14. MLB Draft Results: All-Time Best Players the Chicago Cubs Passed on Drafting

    The Chicago Cubs have been nothing short of terrible when it comes to the MLB Draft . Granted, many teams have missed out on their fair share of draft picks...

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  15. A Waste of Money: The 10 Worst Signings in Chicago Cubs History

    Since the inception of free agency in Major League Baseball during the mid 1970s, the winter off-season months of America's pastime have been filled with speculation, anticipation and hope for baseball fans...

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  16. Carlos Zambrano's Rant About Chicago Cubs Wasn't Wrong

    I haven't always been the world's biggest Carlos Zambrano supporter. Sure, like many Cubs fans, I always thought Zambrano had the ability to be the true ace of the Cubs' pitching staff if only he'd find a way to corral his emotions...

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  17. Chicago Cubs: 5 Possible Midseason Call-Ups

    The 2011 season has been nothing short of a struggle for the Chicago Cubs . Rookie manager Mike Quade has spent a large portion of this season simply filling gaps created by injury...

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  18. Joakim Noah Fined but Should Anti-Gay Slurs Really Be NBA's Focus?

    Recently the NBA , in partnering with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network), debuted its newest public service announcement, this time dealing with the use of anti-gay slurs...

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  19. Chicago Cubs: Fans Finally Taking a Stand Against Mediocrity

    For years, Wrigley Field was seen as somewhat of an afternoon party spot. Regardless of the product placed on the field, Cubs fans and casual fans alike would flock to the friendly confines on Chicago's north side...

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  20. Chicago Cubs: 5 Reasons the Cubs Can Still Contend in Wide-Open NL Central

    The Chicago Cubs entered the 2011 season as a team in the midst of rebuilding. Having finished 5th in the NL Central just one year ago and traded long-time cornerstone first baseman Derrek Lee, expectations for the Cubs were slim for 2011...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by George Darkow about over 3 years ago 375 reads 3 comments

  21. Sorry Chicago, Bulls Look Overmatched By Heat

    Before the title of this post send anyone into a frenzy, let me first state that I believe the Bulls are a great team. They're one of the elite in the NBA, and they display a ton of the characteristics that make for championship teams...

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