1. MLB Playoffs: Preview and Prediction of the Series No One Is Talking About

    On Saturday afternoon in Milwaukee, the third of four MLB postseason series will get underway as the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the hometown Brewers...

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  2. San Diego Padres: 6 Greatest Outfielders in Team History

    Since the team's inception in 1969, the San Diego Padres have had relatively little to celebrate on the field. No World Series titles. No no-hitters. The team has even been shut out of having a player hit for the cycle...

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  3. San Diego Padres: 5 Reasons Jesus Guzman Could Be the Real Deal

    Jesus Guzman was picked up in the offseason by the Padres as another minor league option that likely wouldn't see much, if any, action in San Diego this year...

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  4. San Diego Padres: 6 Prospects Looking to Make a Late-Season Impact

    As the 2011 season enters the beginning of the end, teams with no realistic shot at postseason glory will use the month of September as an audition to players who they hope can become a significant part of the team's future...

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  5. MLB Trade Rumors: 7 Reasons Padres' Heath Bell Will Not Be Moved in August

    For three years running, San Diego closer Heath Bell has been the subject of trade discussions and rumors and the trade deadline...

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  6. Why the Shea Weber Signing Puts the Nashville Predators in a Good Spot

    For over a month, Predators fans held their breath waiting for any kind of news in the much-publicized Shea Weber free agency ordeal, in which their captain and the face of the franchise was hanging in the balance...

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  7. San Diego Padres: Re-Ranking Their Top 10 Prospects After the Mike Adams Deal

    At the trade deadline, all eyes were on the San Diego Padres as they had arguably the most available trade pieces of any team in the league...

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  8. MLB Trade Deadline: Trading Mike Adams, Keeping Heath Bell Best Moves for Padres

    It's no secret that Heath Bell and Mike Adams are two of the most coveted players at this year's MLB trade deadline, and with good reason. Bell really needs no introduction...

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  9. Ervin Santana Dominates Indians, Throws 9th Angels No-Hitter

    It was a 9:05 AM start time for those on the West Coast, but by the time the Angel faithful were able to open their eyes and adjust to the early-morning game in Cleveland, they were already witnessing history in the making...

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  10. San Diego Padres: Chase Headley No Longer an Underachiever

    When he was named Texas League Player of the Year in 2007 while at Double-A San Antonio, it was all but confirmed that Chase Headley was arguably the top prospect in the Padres organization...

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  11. Florida Panthers Hoping Free Agency Can Kick-Start Rebuilding Process

    It doesn't take a genius to realize that the Florida Panthers have an uphill battle facing them in the coming years...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 221 reads 1 comments

  12. Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers: Why They Don't Need the Draft

    By now, I'm sure plenty of people are making predictable fun of the Los Angeles Clippers for "trading away the No. 1 pick" in June's NBA Draft ...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 1,628 reads 12 comments

  13. San Diego Padres Proving Their Offense Is Not Completely Useless

    The date was May 10 and the San Diego Padres were looking to be their usual, offensively-incapable selves during a routine game against Milwaukee at Miller Park...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  14. Bobby Ryan of Anaheim Ducks Suspended Two Games for Stomping Incident

    The NHL suspended high-powered forward Bobby Ryan two games on Saturday afternoon for an incident that occurred late in the Anaheim Ducks ' 5-3 win over Nashville in Game 2 on Friday night...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 203 reads 1 comments

  15. Nashville Predators: Why the Preds Are Built for Playoff Success

    Believe it or not, the Nashville Predators have been one of the most consistently successful teams in the NHL in recent memory...

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  16. MLB 2011: Is Ryan Ludwick the Key to Success for the San Diego Padres?

    When the San Diego Padres were (actually) buyers at the 2010 trade deadline, General Manager Jed Hoyer surprised everyone in the league by plucking away Ryan Ludwick from the St...

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  17. The New-Look San Diego Padres: 2010 vs 2011 Comparison

    The only constant in life is change. The San Diego Padres and their fans are certainly finding this to be true after the heartbreaking end to their 2010 season...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 1,255 reads 3 comments

  18. Great Debate for the Los Angeles Clippers: Chris Kaman or DeAndre Jordan?

    One is suited for the high-flying style of the new NBA, masquerading around in a 7-foot body. One is a fundamentally sound, old school center, a throwback to the days of old. DeAndre Jordan seems to be the new center in LA for the Clippers...

    Drake Smith Written by Drake Smith about over 3 years ago 1,459 reads 8 comments