1. The NFL Lockout and the 4 Other Most Drawn-Out Summer Sports Stories

    In this 24/7 sports world we live in driven by ESPN, it sometimes seems we can't escape hearing certain stories over and over again...

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  2. LeBron James: Were Tebow Tweets a Desperate Cry for Attention?

    If you have somehow managed to avoid hearing about the latest LeBron James controversy, let me welcome you out from under that rock you've been hiding, and back into the world of 24/7 sports coverage...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 2,640 reads 16 comments

  3. Dan Uggla's Explosion Makes Atlanta Braves Team Even Scarier

    Dan Uggla is probably the most unlikely owner of a 25 game hitting streak ever in MLB history. Guys like Ichiro Suzuki or Juan Pierre have 25 game streaks. Strikeout kings like Uggla do not...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,206 reads 26 comments

  4. The 10 MLB Players Who Benefited Most by Being Traded

    Most of the post-trade-deadline analysis focuses on the ways in which teams benefit by trading for star players. But the players themselves can benefit from a change of address as well...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,551 reads 3 comments

  5. NFL Rumors: 5 Teams That Could Convince Randy Moss to Come out of Retirement

    NFL fans rejoice! A player has finally emerged to take the place of that Mississippian who will remain unnamed as the league's most talked about retired player...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 363 reads 3 comments

  6. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: 5 Winners and 5 Losers

    The MLB trade deadline passed yesterday at 4 PM Eastern time with a flurry of activity. Several contenders made impact deals which strengthened their World Series hopes...

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Washington Nationals Cooling on Upton, Pursuing Span

    The Washington Nationals were always considered among the favorites to land B.J. Upton of the Tampa Bay Rays . Well, it appears that Washington general manager Mike Rizzo has come to his senses and locked in on a better target...

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  8. MLB Trades: Why Washington Nationals' Jonny Gomes Trade Is Actually Not That Bad

    The Washington Nationals have acquired Jonny Gomes from the Cincinnati Reds for two minor leaguers, outfielder Bill Rhinehart and lefty reliever Chris Manno...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,141 reads 3 comments

  9. MLB Trade Rumors: Why Phillies and Melky Cabrera Are a Perfect Match

    For good reason, the Phillies are being mentioned in nearly every trade rumor involving a right-handed or switch-hitting outfielder. Raul Ibanez has been a lead anchor in the Phillies lineup...

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  10. MLB Trade Rumors: Five Players Teams Will Be Forced to Overpay For

    Every year at the trade deadline, a team gets desperate and pulls the trigger on a deal for a player they believe will put them over the top and into the playoffs...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,671 reads 6 comments

  11. 6 Relievers Not Named Heath Bell Who Would Help the Philadelphia Phillies

    The Phillies must shore up their bullpen at the trade deadline. The Phillies bullpen has been decimated by injuries this year, which has forced youngsters Mike Stutes and Antonio Bastardo into more prominent roles...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 6,220 reads 7 comments

  12. Baltimore Orioles: Five Reasons Extension of J.J. Hardy Is a Good Move

    The Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop J.J. Hardy to a three-year, $22-million extension this weekend. The deal ends speculation that Hardy would be traded by the Orioles to a contender at the deadline...

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  13. Pittsburgh Pirates: Why the Buccos Should Be Buyers at the Deadline

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are in first place in the NL Central. In July. Take a minute to let that sink in. July is the month when rival GM's are usually calling Neal Huntington to see which established major league players are available for trade...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 508 reads 0 comments

  14. Zach Britton: Why Time in the Minors Is What the Baltimore Orioles' SP Needs

    Zach Britton was never meant to start the season in the Baltimore Orioles' starting rotation. Nor, was he expected to be an early season contender for AL Rookie of the Year...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 322 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB: Ranking the Top 3 Contenders for Each Postseason Award

    By the All-Star break, the hot summer sun has burned away all the April flashes in the pan. Stats at the All-Star break reflect more than 90 games and provide a fairly accurate basis for predicting how a player will produce the rest of the season...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  16. MLB: 12 Players Who Should Reach 3,000 Career Hits

    With Derek Jeter about to join the 3,000-hit club, it's time to start speculating on who will join him from the current group of major leaguers. These players are already one-third of the way to the magical 3,000-hit mark...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 4,094 reads 0 comments

  17. Washington Nationals: Bryce Harper Show Moves on to Harrisburg

    A fitting analogy for a player's rise from Single A to Double A would be a high school student moving on to college, an analogy that is even more fitting considering this article is about the continuing baseball education of Bryce Harper...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,573 reads 9 comments

  18. MLB All-Star Game: Why "This Time It Counts" Needs To Go

    Let's imagine a completely hypothetical situation. Florida Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez comes to the plate in the ninth inning of a one run game with the bases loaded and the chance to give his team homefield advantage in the World Series ...

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  19. Why Domonic Brown Must Stay with the Phillies at the Major League Level

    Like many highly anticipated prospects, Domonic Brown has not experienced immediate success at the major league level. That is no reason for the Phillies to cry defeat and send Brown back to Triple-A for more seasoning...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,291 reads 11 comments

  20. Washington Nationals: Why the Nats Cannot Afford to Repeat the Mistakes of 2002

    Every few seasons, a small market team emerges as a surprise contender. Caught up in the rush of playoff talk, these teams often rush into trades without realizing the consequences of dealing away prospects in hopes of securing a playoff berth...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 460 reads 3 comments

  21. Portland Trail Blazers: Greg Oden Offer Is a Head Scratcher

    The NBA regular season is 82 games long. Since being drafted No. 1 overall by the Portland Trail Blazers four years ago in the 2007 NBA draft, Greg Oden has played in exactly 82 games in his NBA career...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 1,146 reads 14 comments

  22. Minnesota Twins: Big Contract or Not, Joe Mauer Should Move to the Infield

    Catcher is the most physically demanding position in the Majors. Because of this fact, most catchers are better known for their defense than their ability to produce offensively...

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  23. Trip to Citizens Bank Park Shows How Badly the Baltimore Orioles Have Blown It

    Don't get me wrong; Citizens Bank Park is a great place to watch a baseball game. It's just that, as a lifelong Orioles fan, it can be a little depressing taking in a ballgame in the sea of red that is the Philadelphia Phillies' gem of a ball park...

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  24. Philadelphia Phillies: As the Weather Heats Up, so Does Cliff Lee

    Rapper DJ Khaled recently released a single sure to be a summer hit called "I'm on One." While the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans would certainly not approve of Cliff ...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  25. USA Track and Field Championships: Men's Middle Distance, Distance Preview

    With a chance to represent the United States at the Track and Field World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, at the end of this summer, the American middle distance and long distance ...

    Josh Sadlock Written by Josh Sadlock about over 3 years ago 568 reads 0 comments