1. Ray Lewis, Chipper Jones and the 4 Pro Athletes Who Epitomize Leadership

    During my youth, Detroit Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell, Red Wings center Steve Yzerman and Pistons guard Joe Dumars were three consummate professionals who epitomized strong leadership...

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  2. Josh Hamilton on Pace to Break 82-Year-Old Baseball Record

    It is just May, but the 2012 big league baseball season has already proven itself as one for the ages. We have seen legendary men like Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and Braves third baseman Chipper Jones discover the fountain of youth...

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  3. Was A-Rod's Contract Worse Than Mark Teixeira's?

    Imagine. It is 2003. You are a 28-year-old MVP shortstop. You are coming off a season in which your ball club has finished in last place in your division for the third time in as many years...

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  4. Baltimore Orioles Shortstop J.J. Hardy Makes 2 New MLB Records in Win vs Rangers

    Baseball has witnessed some wacky records in its well-recorded history. This afternoon, the game got two more—during the same game. Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

    It is time for Ben Cherington and Co. to come to grips with harsh reality. Though still early, the Boston Red Sox are in a tailspin, due to a multitude of factors...

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  6. Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers Celebrate Anniversary of Marathon Ballgame

    Twenty-eight years ago today, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers fans awoke to find the game that had started last night still had not ended. On Tuesday, May 8, 1984, the White Sox played the Brewers at Old Comiskey Park...

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  7. Josh Hamilton's 4 HR Lead Rangers' Bombardment of Orioles at Camden Yards

    Air raid sirens sounded and fans scattered throughout Baltimore’s Camden Yards covered their heads between concrete rows as Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers bombed the Orioles 10-3 on Tuesday night...

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  8. New York Yankees: Tracking 4 Under-the-Radar Hitting Prospects

    The New York Yankees minor league system boasts several top hitting prospects destined to one day make their way to the big leagues...

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  9. Why Phillies' Pitcher Cole Hamels Must Not Sign with Yankees

    In March, Todd Zolecki of MLB .com reported that friendly New York Yankees fans wooed Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels from the stands during a spring training game...

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  10. Baltimore vs. Boston: Orioles Beat Red Sox in Wild Affair at Fenway Park

    Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy had five hits Sunday in a wild affair, as Baltimore beat the Boston Red Sox 9-6 in 17 innings of play at Fenway Park...

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  11. MLB: Why Fans Love Rip Sewell's Manhood-Defying Eephus Pitch

    The eephus pitch has been a ginormous thorn in the side of major league hitters since Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Rip Sewell introduced the slow-motion contraption in the 1940s...

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  12. Boston Red Sox: Reasons Why 2012 Ballclub Will Be Alright

    This 2012 Red Sox team is going to be fine—better than fine, I believe. Here are my reasons. First, it is early...

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  13. 3 MLB Players Who Have Found the Fountain of Youth

    In a recent Bleacher Report article, I wrote that the 2012 MLB season is showing signs of becoming one of the most memorable seasons to date...

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  14. Derek Jeter, Bryce Harper Lead Increasingly Memorable 2012 MLB Season

    This 2012 baseball season has been extraordinarily special thus far. In Little Havana, the Marlins have opened their super-cool ballpark to an ecstatic fanbase...

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  15. David Price Leads 6 MLB Pitchers off to Scorching Start

    One of the greatest things about the game of baseball is that it is filled with pitching greats who put up eye-popping numbers. It is also filled with great streaks, surprises and hurlers that emerge from nowhere to take the game by storm...

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  16. Freddy Garcia: New York Yankees Hurler Underappreciated

    Sometimes I wonder if I am but one of a few baseball fans who does not support the repulsive-at-times treatment some have shown New York Yankees veteran hurler Freddy Garcia ...

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  17. Orioles Chris Davis Overcomes Heckler, Drives in Winning Run Versus Red Sox

    ? I could not help but chuckle at the obnoxious Boston Red Sox fan shouting obscenities at Orioles first baseman Chris Davis Friday night at Fenway Park...

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  18. Jose Iglesias: Boston Red Sox Top Prospect Heating Up at Pawtucket

    For 22-year-old Red Sox shortstop phenom Jose Iglesias , playing defense has never been an issue. This slick-fielding Cuban defector has dazzled spectators time and time again with his amazing range, glove work and almost magically quick release...

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  19. Detroit Tigers, Jhonny Peralta Beat Chicago White Sox in Grand Fashion

    There is not a better immediate feeling than whacking a walk-off home run before a full house at your home ballpark. There is not a worse feeling than pitching a gem of a ballgame, only to watch your hard work sail over the right center field wall...

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  20. Derek Jeter: New York Yankees Renaissance Man Continues to Build on Legacy

    In the wake of Mariano Rivera’s potentially career ending knee-injury , good news nonetheless exists. The renaissance man that is Derek Jeter continues to show no signs he intends on slowing down...

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  21. David Robertson, Rafael Soriano and Yankees' Internal Rivera Replacement Options

    The New York Yankees are grieving. For this legendary ball club has perhaps lost the greatest closer in Major League history to freakish knee injury ...

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  22. Bryce Harper, Mike Trout Not the First Teens to Excel on the Field of Battle

    During World War II, the U.S. Army Air Corps was packed to the rafters with 19-year-old pilots who flew dangerous bombing missions deep into enemy territory...

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  23. Bryce Harper Has Opportunity to Be This Year's Version of Buster Posey

    Last night, I was glued to the television watching Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals . Since Harper made his debut in Los Angeles, it is indisputable there has been a ...

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  24. Jake Arrieta: Orioles Pitcher Impressive as Baltimore Tops NY Yankees, Ivan Nova

    Baltimore Orioles fans wondered when hurler Jake Arrieta would get his right cannon humming full-throttle. Wednesday night, Charm City got its answer...

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  25. AL East Race May Leave Division Black and Blue

    It is still early in the 2012 big league season, but current indications point to a pennant race in the AL East that may end up being one for the ages...

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