1. White Sox Fans Watching a Golden Season in Chicago

    Amidst blown saves and dropped balls, games have been up and down in Chicago to start the season. A team Chicago fans thought was “All in” this year, is turning out ...

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  2. Cincinnati Reds Show the Big Red Machine Is Still Rolling in 2011

    Action got under way quickly in Cincinnati today with back-to-back home runs to lead off the game. Rickie Weeks and Carlos Gomez took advantage of Edison Volquez’s mistakes as both led off the game with home runs...

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  3. Atlanta Braves Show Phillies Aren't the Only Pitching Titan in the NL East

    At 1:05 today, Livan Hernandez threw out the first pitch of the season in Washington . Once again, baseball is underway and every city is hoping for postseason glory...

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  4. Mark Buehrle: A Cooperstown Case For The Dependable Chicago White Sox Lefty Pitcher

    Until the day he retires, Mark Buehrle will be speculated about as a Hall of Fame pitcher. His accomplishments are many, but unheralded in most circles...

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  5. MLB Fantasy: Impact and Outlook of the Rash of Closer Injuries

    This MLB spring training season has been brutal on teams and their bullpens. There are three teams that have already confirmed that their closers will start the season on the 15-day DL...

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  6. Chicago Blackhawks-Detroit Red Wings Rivalry Sets Tone for Playoff Push

    The Chicago Blackhawks are quickly finding themselves on the outside looking in for the NHL playoffs. While they currently hold the final spot for the playoffs in the Western Conference, they sit staring at tough competition to stay there...

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  7. Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez' Big Contracts & the Rockies' Future

    Colorado Rockies have been busy this offseason. While the Boston Red Sox went out and spent large sums of money to bring in Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford, the Rockies ...

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  8. Daniel Hudson: Chicago White Sox Have No Regrets in 2011 over Trade

    After being drafted in 2008, Daniel Hudson made his way through the minors quickly, reaching the majors a mere year later. His name skyrocketed to the top of the White Sox top prospects list...

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  9. Chicago White Sox: 6 Names To Keep an Eye on in 2011

    Every team has players that are up and coming or on the club's last straw. With spring training coming to a close and the rosters spots all filled out, it is time to take a look at the future...

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  10. Chicago White Sox Spring Training Update: Phil Humber Tabbed as 5th Starter

    With spring training coming to a close, decisions must be made. Brent Morel was given the nod at third base, meaning the competition was delegated to bench spots...

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  11. MLB: Why Joe Mauer Is Good for Major League Baseball

    Between 1990-2008, baseball was dominated by the long ball. Slugger after slugger became the face of baseball. Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire captivated the entire nation during the summer of 1998...

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  12. Chicago White Sox: It Is Time for a Manager Change

    Ozzie Guillen has been skipper on the South Side of Chicago for seven years. His career as a manager was met with quick and early success. By 2005, his club drenched an 88-year drought by winning the World Series...

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  13. Chicago White Sox: 5 Moves That Should Have Been Made This Offseason

    The White Sox have had a busy offseason, piecing together a bullpen and nabbing a lefty bat in Adam Dunn. They have, as most would agree, gotten stronger since last season...

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  14. MLB Update: Jake Peavy Stops Spring Training Due to Possible Tendinitis

    After his latest start, Jake Peavy reported feeling a distinct discomfort in his pitching shoulder. With further review, it was eluded that Peavy may be diagnosed with tendinitis...

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  15. Billy Butler: Will This Kansas City Royal Find Elite Status at First Base?

    Billy Butler was supposed to be on the verge of breaking out for an awe-inspiring amount of home runs last year. Finishing the year at 15 was obviously extremely low compared to the hopes and expectations the Kansas City Royal fans had...

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  16. MLB: Top 10 Moments from U.S. Cellular Field in the Past Decade

    Over the past, decade many moments have been shared by White Sox fans on the South Side. A World Series has been won, playoffs have been made, and records have been broken. Baseball legends have graced the turf of U...

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  17. MLB: Do Strikeout Rates Really Matter for Slow Sluggers?

    Do strikeouts really matter with a big time slugger? Many fans groan and complain about the strikeout rates. Players like Carlos Pena, Adam Dunn , Dan Uggla and Mark Reynolds have made this statistic very visible year after year...

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  18. NFL: Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson Fumbles the Ball With His Slave Comment

    By now, most people who follow sports have come to understand what the NFL 's lockout is about. For those who are not familiar, the negotiation over profit sharing (for NFL players vs...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball: How to Turn a Shortstop Weakness into a Strength

    Shortstop is a perennial black hole in fantasy baseball. If you are not lucky enough to have one of the Top Five picks, then you will miss out on Hanley Ramirez and Troy Tulowitzki in most leagues...

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  20. MLB Spring Training 2011: The Chicago White Sox's Dilemma at Third Base

    One of the largest position battles out of the White Sox spring training camp is the starting third base job. Mark Teahen manned the hot corner for a majority of the season last year for the South Siders...

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  21. MLB: Five Questions the Chicago White Sox Must Face

    Going into the 2011 season, the White Sox have been recognized as strong contenders for the postseason. Most analysts see them in contention for the AL Central title...

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  22. MLB: Chicago Cubs Under Pressure This Year, but Don't Expect Much

    As sure as the ivy grows in Wrigley Field every summer, so do the Chicago Cubs in finding themselves the odd men out in October. With more than 100 years of misplayed balls and missed home runs, this should be the year it changes...

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  23. Chicago Blackhawks: Defending Stanley Cup Champions Face Growing Pains

    During the current visit to the White House, the Chicago Blackhawks got to meet with someone important to them. No, I do not mean President Obama. The Hawks got to catch up with departed defenseman, Brent Sopel...

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