1. MLB Trade Rumors: Game-Changers Who Might Be on the Move

    The rumor mill is swirling a week into the 2012 MLB offseason. Several teams will engage in trades, and plenty of players will find new homes for 2012...

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  2. MLB Trade Talk: 5 Teams Who Could Show Interest in Gio Gonzalez

    Friday afternoon, FoxSports senior MLB writer Ken Rosenthal reported Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics are willing to listen to offers for anyone except Jemile Weeks...

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  3. MLB Free Agency: 5 Players the New York Mets Should Target

    Much of the free-agent talk regarding the New York Mets has featured Jose Reyes. However, Reyes isn't the Mets' only target. The team's bullpen struggled in 2011, and the starting rotation certainly could have used another reliable arm...

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  4. MLB Silver Sluggers 2011: 5 Players Who Got Snubbed

    Wednesday evening, Major League Baseball announced the 2011 Silver Sluggers, which are awarded to the top offensive player at each position (check out the list here )...

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  5. MLB Free Agents 2012: Constructing the Ultimate Team of Available Players

    The 2012 MLB free-agent pool has a few elite players, a few above-average players and many scrubs. In other words, it isn't teeming with talent. Nonetheless, you can pick out an All-Star—at least a former All-Star—at nearly every position...

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  6. MLB Free Agency: 10 Most Complete Players on the Market

    In the anemic 2012 MLB free agent market, there are very few complete players. There are several players who are very talented in a few aspects of the game, but only a select group of three can even potentially be considered consummate...

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  7. MLB Free Agents 2012: 10 Big Injury Risks Worth Taking

    Every offseason, the MLB free agent pool contains several talented players with injury histories. Teams make their evaluations, assessing—among other things—the player's injury risk...

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  8. Texas Rangers: Can Josh Hamilton Finally Come Alive in Game 7?

    Entering Game 6, Josh Hamilton held a .158 batting average in the 2011 World Series . He used a 3-for-6 performance at the dish to raise that clip to .240, but you can bet he'll be a magnet for criticism if he goes down silently in tonight's Game 7...

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  9. St. Louis Cardinals: Do Cards Need Albert Pujols to Come Up Big in Game 7?

    Albert Pujols is the face of the St. Louis Cardinals, but he doesn't necessarily need to have a big game in order for the Cardinals to beat the Texas Rangers in Game 7 of the World Series...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings: Rating All 30 Teams Based on 2011 Payroll Efficiency

    Neither the Texas Rangers nor the St. Louis Cardinals—the two participants in the 2011 World Series, for those of you living inside a Bartolo Colon crevice of fat—boast a top 10 payroll...

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  11. MLB's All-Time MVPs: The Most Valuable Player in the History of Each Team

    Cal Ripken or Brooks Robinson? Craig Biggio or Jeff Bagwell? Sandy Koufax or Jackie Robinson? Lou Gehrig or Babe Ruth or Joe DiMaggio? Who is the all-time MVP in the history of each franchise? Some picks are obvious, others are not...

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  12. World Series 2011: 15 Superstars Who Struggled Badly in the Fall Classic

    Throughout baseball history, superstars—many of whom became Hall of Famers—have performed poorly in the World Series . Obviously, a series can end after four games, and stars aren't immune to slumps...

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  13. MLB Free Agents 2012: C.J. Wilson and 5 Players Who've Lost Money in Postseason

    Players find themselves under a microscope in the postseason. Every pitch, every at-bat, every ball in the field is scrutinized. Players can have an All-Star regular season and post MVP-like numbers...

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  14. College Basketball's 10 Most Hated Coaches in the Country

    Sports fans love to hate. In fact, many of us are almost as good at hating other teams, coaches and players as we are at rooting for our own. Things we hate: Winners—we hate it when teams and people win more than our teams...

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  15. 2012 MLB Free Agency: The Most Overrated FA at Every Position

    Every offseason, several players are overvalued and, consequently, overpaid. If you want two recent examples, look no further than Carl Crawford and Rafael Soriano...

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  16. 12 Biggest Winners from the Boston Red Sox Meltdown

    The Boston Red Sox became the first team in MLB history to miss the postseason after holding a nine-game September lead with just 24 remaining games. On the morning of Sept...

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  17. MLB Free Agency 2012: 5 Most Likely Destinations for C.J. Wilson

    Even with his Texas Rangers one win away from the World Series, C.J. Wilson is a hot topic because of his upcoming free agency. The left-hander is the market's No...

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  18. New York Yankees: 5 Prospects Who Will Make Majors in 2012

    While the New York Yankees watch the MLB Playoffs from their couches, they can also start planning next year's roster...

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  19. College Basketball Power Rankings: Title Contenders By Championship Odds

    Midnight Madness is upon us, signaling the start of the 2011 college basketball season. While teams have started official practices, sports books have already released their odds for the 2012 NCAA championship...

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  20. New York Yankees Need Mark Teixeira to Work with Kevin Long on Hitting Righties

    Brian Cashman, call the doctor. Please. Mark Teixeira needs Curtis Granderson treatment from Kevin Long. Well, reverse Curtis Granderson treatment, actually...

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  21. MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons to Expect a St. Louis Cardinals Win in Game 3

    The St. Louis Cardinals are favored by Las Vegas to take Game 3 of the NLCS from the Milwaukee Brewers despite their status as the league's wild card...

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  22. MAAC Basketball: Michael Glover and 6 Players to Watch

    The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference doesn't usually produce NBA players, but every year it has a substantial number of mid-major stars. Last year, the league flaunted Ryan Rossiter, a double-double machine...

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  23. MLB Power Rankings: 15 Best Pitching Seasons in 2011 from Relievers

    A dominant bullpen can carry a team a long way, yet relievers often take a back seat to the starting rotation and the batting order. In 2011, several relievers had phenomenal campaigns...

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  24. College Basketball: Power Ranking Top Teams Based on Wooden Award Preseason List

    Last week, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the John R. Wooden Award preseason list, a compilation of the nation's top 50 returning players based on last season's personal and team performance...

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  25. Alex Rodriguez and 5 Yankees Who Cost Team World Series in 2011

    New York's Alex Rodriguez swung and missed, Detroit's Jose Valverde danced and the Yankees ' quest for World Series No. 28 was officially postponed to 2012 as the Tigers captured Game 5 in the Bronx...

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