1. Ryan Zimmerman: Washington Nationals Third Baseman Having Huge Second Half

    With media attention on Stephen Strasburg’s arm and Bryce Harper’s struggles, it can be easy for baseball fans to lose focus on positive news coming out of Washington DC...

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  2. Baltimore Orioles: 5 Players Who Must Step Up to Secure a Playoff Spot

    Just 47 games remain on the Baltimore Orioles ' regular-season schedule, and MLB fans faithful to the orange and black have begun to fear pinching themselves. At 62-53, it seems the thumbs of baseball gods are pointed north...

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  3. Manny Machado: Baltimore Orioles Phenom Next on National Hype Machine's Radar

    The national hype machine is a powerful creature. This mighty, multi-tentacled beast comes fully armed with mass media snipers that use colorful conversation, vividly penned words ...

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  4. LeBron James Leaves His Mark, U.S. Wins 2nd Straight Basketball Gold Medal

    Professional football was not part of the 2012 Olympic Games. Yet Sunday’s Gold medal basketball game between the United States and Spain was physical enough to make NFL's hardest hitters wince a bit...

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  5. 2012 MLB Playoffs: Breaking Down AL Wild Card Race

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a potentially epic American League playoff race on our hands. In a turn of events nearly nobody would have anticipated at the beginning of the 2012 season, we have five big league teams within two games of a wild card spot..

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  6. Keshorn Walcott: Trinidad and Tobago Relishes 2nd Gold Medal in Nation's History

    The dual-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago is not a world superpower—it boasts just 1.3 million people. Known for cricket, doubles and its annual Carnival, Trinidad and Tobago is by no means an Olympic powerhouse...

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  7. Adrian Gonzalez: Boston Red Sox 1st Baseman Having Monster 2nd Half

    Sometimes in the grind that is a 162-game MLB season, the All-Star break is seen by many players as a blessing. For some, the break provides a golden opportunity to spend time with family and friends...

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  8. Baltimore Orioles: This Is Birdland, Damn It

    It is time. It is time for fans around this nation, who support the black and orange, to go all in with this Baltimore Orioles team...

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  9. Joe DiMaggio: 1941 Song Still a Hit with Baseball Fans

    It was summer, 1994. At an antique shop in some rural area near Michigan’s thumb, I experienced an event that sticks with me to this day...

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  10. Miguel Cabrera: Is Baseball Card Marketplace Biased Against Star Tigers Slugger?

    Recently I picked up a recent copy of Beckett Baseball Card Magazine . While not quite the die-hard baseball card collector I was as a youth, I like to scan this magazine from time to time to see how my favorite stars are doing...

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  11. Miguel Gonzalez: Baltimore Orioles Rookie Hurler Becoming Road Warrior

    On Saturday, I wrote a feature on MLB ’s 10 biggest road warriors . Although it's still early in his big league career, Baltimore Orioles rookie hurler Miguel Gonzalez was part of this exclusive club...

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  12. Michael Phelps: Could Legendary Olympic Champion Become Professional Golfer?

    In May, Rick Reilly of ESPN wrote a feature on Michael Phelps and his post-Olympic aspirations. You can read this article here...

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  13. Derek Jeter: Yanks Iconic Shortstop Still Has Honus Wagner's Shoes to Fill

    Last summer, long time Detroit News writer Jerry Green penned an editorial articulating that New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter falls short of being the greatest shortstop ever...

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  14. Manny Machado: Hot Orioles Shortstop Prospect Hits for Cycle

    As if the Baltimore Orioles faithful were not stoked after Wei-Yin Chen’s brilliant performance against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night, Manny Machado just chimed in with his own from down on the farm...

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  15. David Wright Leads MLB's 10 Biggest Road Warriors

    Each year, 30 MLB teams endure meat-grinding regular season schedules to boast home field advantage in the postseason. After all, nothing is arguably as exciting as bursting through October’s door before an equally exhilarated home crowd...

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  16. Ryan Westmoreland: Red Sox Prospect Epitomizes What Is Great About Baseball

    In life, all people are bestowed certain gifts, or talents. And all people endure hardship to varying degrees. In Ryan Westmoreland’s case, he was blessed with an incredible wealth of baseball talent...

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  17. Baltimore Orioles: Comparing 2012 Team to Orioles Teams of Last Five Seasons

    Sometimes, when trying to decipher a baseball team, one can only chuckle. The 2012 Baltimore Orioles are a case in point...

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  18. Baltimore Orioles: Revealing Team's 10 Best Wins of 2012

    Sometimes in the course of the roller-coaster season the Baltimore Orioles are having, it can challenge fans to recall some of this team's greatest wins of the season...

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  19. Detroit Red Wings: Blood Baths, Russian Invasion and a Return to Glory

    I grew up in Michigan’s Downriver area , just a quick stone’s throw from downtown Detroit. Now a member of the Armed Forces, I still proudly call the Detroit area my home...

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  20. Zack Greinke: How LA Angels Rotation Now Stacks Up with Texas Rangers

    Nolan Ryan and the Texas Rangers take notice. The LA Angels of Anaheim just got a much-needed shot in the arm. Friday, Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports...

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  21. Detroit Red Wings: Reply to Blogger's 'Open Letter' to GM Ken Holland

    On Wednesday, Detroit Red Wings blogger Graham Hathway wrote an “ open letter ” to Wings GM Ken Holland...

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  22. Pittsburgh Pirates Are a Major Force to Be Reckoned with

    It is time to recognize the Pittsburgh Pirates as true contenders in the NL Central. Many have bit lips, praying some cruel force of nature does not throttle this baseball team back into oblivion...

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  23. Baltimore Orioles: What Team Can Do in '12 That May Lead to Big Success in '13

    How is your health watching the Baltimore Orioles this season? Is your hair a little thinner? Blood pressure a little higher? Looking a bit more “seasoned” when you look in the mirror these days? Well take solace...

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  24. How Ichiro Completely Changes the Dynamic of the Yankees' Offensive Attack

    The New York Yankees have transformed recent misfortune into a treasure trove. Monday, the club sent shockwaves throughout baseball, trading for Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki ...

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  25. Yankees Acquire Ichiro Suzuki, Fire Warning Shot at Orioles

    From Fells Point to Federal Hill, from Sparrows Point to Catonsville, the Baltimore Orioles and their fans are just starting to learn about bombshell news from Seattle...

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