1. MLB: Tampa Bay Rays Hit Home Run, Sign Matt Moore to Extension

    In the business of baseball, especially during the offseason, transactions occur almost every day. Players are sent within their respective organizations, traded to other teams, signed to other teams or signed to extensions...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about over 2 years ago 759 reads 6 comments

  2. 2012 MLB Free Agency: Every Team's Latest Offseason Rumor

    As the baseball world spends the week in Dallas, Texas at the Winter Meetings, the hot stove is hotter than ever. This is a prime opportunity for teams to get their rosters in winning shape as the offseason hits is peak...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about over 2 years ago 4,660 reads 13 comments

  3. Tim Tebow: A Response to ESPN's Howard Bryant Regarding Broncos QB

    Nice guys finish last. It's an idiom that has been around longer than most of us have been alive, and has been applied in all walks of life for a variety of reasons. Nice guys finish last...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about over 2 years ago 1,632 reads 27 comments

  4. Urban Meyer to Ohio State: A Letter from the Florida Gators

    Dear Urban, We've come a long way, haven't we? Over half a decade ago, you were the up-and-coming coach that was going to take Florida to new heights...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about over 2 years ago 67,198 reads 187 comments

  5. MLB Rule 5 Draft: Every Team's Best-Case Scenario

    One of the most overlooked aspects of baseball's offseason is the Rule 5 draft. Taking place at MLB 's Winter Meetings, the draft has special rules for eligibility...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about over 2 years ago 1,735 reads 4 comments

  6. MLB: 1 Player from Every Team Poised for a Breakout Year

    It is one of the most interesting occurrences in sports—the breakout year. This is the time when the eight point-per-game forward turns into an offensive force. This is when your backup running back becomes a touchdown machine...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 8,500 reads 57 comments

  7. MLB's Top 15 Infield Arms of All Time

    Everyone likes to talk about the arm strength of outfielders. Roberto Clemente had a howitzer. Ichiro has a bazooka. Vlad Guerrero has a laser-guided missile. But what goes unappreciated is the arm strength of baseball's workhorses—the infielders...

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  8. Tampa Bay Rays: The 10 Most Valuable Rays of All Time

    History is still very much being written for the Tampa Bay Rays . For a team that failed to win over 70 games for each of its first 11 years of existence, heroes and MVPs have been sparse...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 1,060 reads 1 comments

  9. Cardinals Name Mike Matheny Manager: A Quick Bio on the New Head of the Redbirds

    The St. Louis Cardinals sent out an official press release Sunday night that Mike Matheny would become the club's next manager, following the retirement of longtime manager Tony La Russa...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 2,783 reads 10 comments

  10. Florida Gators Basketball: 5 Keys to a Successful Season

    The Florida Gators had a terrific season in 2010-11, winning the SEC regular season title and finishing their NCAA Tournament run by losing to the eventual runners-up, Butler in the Elite Eight...

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  11. MLB Trade Rumors: 8 Great Deals Teams Could Offer for Joey Votto

    He is a power-hitting first baseman that has worn red all of his career. He is the game's most complete and most valuable first baseman. No, we're not talking about Albert Pujols...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 3,109 reads 5 comments

  12. LSU vs. Alabama: Predicting the Game Based on Everything but Football

    When the LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide do battle Saturday night, every mouth capable of speech will be talking about football...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 1,038 reads 11 comments

  13. MLB Trade Scenarios: 25 Deals Teams Should Push To Make This Offseason

    As the countdown timer begins for pitchers and catchers to report, baseball's annual metamorphosis begins. After learning their respective flaws in 2011, each MLB team will spend the offseason trying to acquire the pieces needed to achieve their goals..

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 8,575 reads 54 comments

  14. 2011 World Series: Neftali Feliz and the 10 Hardest Throwers in Baseball

    Everyone loves a big fastball. As much as we claim to have fun watching soft-tossers like Tim Wakefield, Jaime Moyer, and Livan Hernandez pitch, the type of pitching that sells tickets comes with the arms of baseball's flamethrowers...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 524 reads 2 comments

  15. Comparing Every MLB Team to a Brand of Beer

    There may not be a more patriotic combination of sport and food than baseball and beer. America's pastime was one that was meant to be enjoyed with a brew in your hand, and baseball stadiums rely on beer sales as a staple of business...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 1,745 reads 0 comments

  16. 2011 World Series: Ranking Top 25 MVP Performances in Fall Classic History

    The World Series is an event full of improbabilities. Who would have thought that Bill Mazeroski, a defensive-minded second baseman, would be the one player to ever hit a Game 7 ...

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  17. Which Athletes Are Most Like These Superheroes?

    In the minds of some, athletes are superheroes. We grow up as kids idolizing these athletes who can do things on the playing field that are seemingly impossible...

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  18. MLB Trade Speculation: Each Team's Best Prospect Who Could Be Dealt

    Trading a prospect is like sending a child off to college. You really don't want to do it, but you know that, in the long run, it will benefit the child. Maybe, just maybe, you'll benefit too...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 289 reads 1 comments

  19. Success, Failure and the Sad Reality of the Tampa Bay Rays

    Bud Selig won't read this article. Neither will Stu Sternberg, Andrew Friedman or the annoying guy who always sits in the front row of the upper deck. This is not a comedy piece...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 644 reads 18 comments

  20. MLB Trade Speculation: One Player Each Team Will Try To Deal This Offseason

    One of the hardest jobs for an MLB front office is to unload talent. Knowing that a team is bogged down with contracts that they don't necessarily want or need, and figuring out ...

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  21. MLB Playoffs 2011: The Tampa Bay Rays' Top 5 Moments of the Last 48 Hours

    Wow. Just wow. There really aren't enough words to describe the events of Wednesday night. Or maybe there are simply too many...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 981 reads 3 comments

  22. MLB Wild Card Live Blog: Keep Track of Important MLB Games Tonight Right Here

    There are four major, major games tonight in major league baseball. These games will determine the final two playoff teams, with one wild card winner coming from each league...

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  23. MLB Playoff Predictions: The 10 Most Important Pitchers in Baseball's Playoffs

    On Friday, eight of baseball's best teams will begin the 2011 MLB playoffs with a common goal in sight. With the World Series weeks away, the division series round of the playoffs will begin with some very intriguing matchups...

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  24. MLB Live Blog: Keep Track of the AL and NL Wild Card Games

    AUTHOR'S NOTE: Sorry for the mix-up, guys, but I've moved the blogging over to a format that doesn't require you to refresh the page at this link here ...

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  25. Alabama vs. Florida: Why the SEC Showdown Deserves More Hype

    On October 1st (Saturday, for you slackers who have lost track of dates), there will be lots of college football action. Kentucky Wesleyan plays Liberty. Lamar plays Southeast Louisiana...

    Eli Marger Written by Eli Marger about almost 3 years ago 1,653 reads 9 comments