1. LA Angels: Why They Should Keep Dan Haren, Sign Ervin Santana Long Term

    Swirling speculations about the Angels inability to keep their three aces intact and a growing disproportion between heightened payroll and team functionality cast serious clouds over sunny Anaheim this offseason...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about over 2 years ago 866 reads 15 comments

  2. LA Angels: Should They Make a Big Push for Superstar Joey Votto?

    Four days ago, Reds star first baseman Joey Votto was postured next to soon-to-be free agents Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols as another plausible mover come baseball's winter extravaganza...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 731 reads 2 comments

  3. LA Lakers: Kobe Bryant to Play "Tribute to Kobe" Game for Virtus Bologna?

    Rome's professional basketball team Virtus Bologna has offered a multi-million dollar one-game contract to get the NBA 's greater star, Kobe Bryant , to play a tribute game in his own honor...

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  4. New York Yankees: What Tigers-Yankees ALDS Taught Us About the Game of Baseball

    If Baseball has taught me one thing it is this: Lay off the superstitious Kool Aid. If you believe in team destiny, then what happened to the Rays being THE TEAM OF DESTINY ? ...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 146 reads 4 comments

  5. LA Angels: Who from 25-Man Roster Will Stay and Who Will Go?

    The Tony Reagins project officially coming to a halting end signaled an offseason for the Angels that could propel them into success or, clearly, into peril. Overachieving at 86-76 this season, the Angels cannot feel content or comfortable...

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  6. MLB Free-Agent Scenarios: 5 Quick Fixes for Los Angeles Angels Roster

    If the organization and fans alike are honest about the current Angels roster they'll agree on one thing: An offseason face-lift is in order. Torii Hunter has one year left on contract but is on the decline...

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  7. LA Angels: Vladimir Guerrero and the 12 Greatest Outfielders in Team History

    I am imagining Pirates and these pirates wield swords made of paper halos. Behind them sits a sinister rally monkey pounding a sheet metal drum singing with the divinity of Gene Autry...

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  8. 5 Reasons L.A. Angels Are the New Kings of SoCal Baseball

    If the Dodgers were a highway, they’d be built by bricks of Heaven. In fact if you’re dreaming in Dodger Land you’re swimming in a sea of World Series rings and ...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 590 reads 3 comments

  9. 5 Reasons Jered Weaver Deal Was Great for Los Angeles Angels

    Last Monday the Angels locked up their future by inking ace Jered Weaver to a five-year, $85 million extension through the year 2016...

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  10. LA Angels Trade Ideas: 3 Waiver Deals To Help Them Pass the Rangers

    Yea, yea, yea, so what if the trade deadline passed. It's not as if Jose Reyes was on the radar or anything...

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  11. Los Angeles Angels: Why Their Top 3 Starting Pitchers Are Better Than Giants’

    In all honesty, pick your poison, because objectivity is like a hormonal teen wandering a candy shop of string bikinis...

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  12. LA Angels: Torii Hunter and Vernon Wells Making Me Want to Go to Wally World

    I am having childhood flashbacks. Chevy Chase, driving a steaming paint chipped station wagon in search of an infamous dust riddled theme park tackles peaks and valleys through the Arizona wasteland...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 323 reads 1 comments

  13. Are the Philadelphia Eagles and Michael Vick, Zealous Hoarders?

    Life beyond the Donovan McNabb bars, the Philadelphia Eagles and Mike Vick had it made. The renewed veteran and NFL Comeback Player of the Year did as great stars do: He won, leading his team to a 10-6 record and a playoff relevance...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 547 reads 8 comments

  14. Pop Culture: American Athletes Becoming Adjunct Components of Entertainment

    Logistically speaking, excellence is a caboose to a long train lead by a conductor of American economics...

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  15. 3 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Angels Miss Mike Napoli Right Now

    Every substance in life has a base logarithm. Look at an apple. Beneath sour flesh sits a twined core infilled by droplet-sized seeds; embryo, which if implanted into soil, spawn into apple trees...

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  16. LA Angels: 5 Reasons Why the Halos' Blew the Trade Deadline

    Hope is a word made up of a finicky nature. It comes pre-packaged with proactive and prudence—two ingredients which, without a doubt, cause hope to flat line into cynic-coma ...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about almost 3 years ago 662 reads 4 comments

  17. Los Angeles Angels: Jered Weaver Ejected While Justin Verlander Chases History

    Yesterday's MLB menu was highlighted by a duel of two CY Young front-runners—the spirit of Bob Gibson and a no-hit effort deep into the eighth...

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  18. Los Angeles Angels Trade Talk: 4 Big Bats They Could Chase at the Deadline

    Time is money, and this year, Orange County is doing what Orange County does best: spend money. The Halos' rally monkey is opening the magic wallet after yesterdays report by Scott Miller of CBSsports...

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  19. NFL Free Agency: Vince Young and the Top 5 Quarterbacks Available

    90 seconds ago the NFL exchange of commodity became the next greatest thing behind the Howard Stern Summer Especial. Jest aside: things be a shakin' in the NFL landscape...

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  20. MLB Trade Rumors: 6 Deals the Angels Could Make to Catch Red Hot Rangers

    We have all been here before, watching the clock tick... eight days, 23 hours, 42 minutes, eight seconds.....

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 2,154 reads 2 comments

  21. James Harrison in Men's Journal Interview, Slams Roger Goodell, Big Ben & Co.

    Today a statement was issued from the NFL 's three biggest names, Peyton Manning , Drew Brees and Tom Brady to the league owners, in regards getting a deal done...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 918 reads 1 comments

  22. NBA Lockout: 3 Reasons Why All the Power Is Ultimately in the Owners Hands

    Turn the television to ESPN and one of two things will occur. 1) A pundit will belittle the owners as if they have no power. 2) A player on the phone will spew bile-laden invective...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 758 reads 4 comments

  23. LeBron James: The "Decision" 1-Year Later, the Lockout and Kyrie Irving

    As much as the self-feigned American public revels in a comeback story, we solicit higher ratings for the downfall of one even more...

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  24. Pop Culture: The 10 Greatest Sports TV Commercials of All Time

    The greatest thing about a sporting experience is not always the game itself. Yes, Gibby's walk-off home run in 1987 or MJ's jumper over Bryon Russell in 1998 are fixtures that will remain in our minds forever...

    Luke Johnson Written by Luke Johnson about 3 years ago 5,672 reads 13 comments

  25. 2011 NBA Lockout: New Jersey Nets Point Guard Deron Williams Will Play in Turkey

    The NBA is in a hard way when it loses its greatest assets to the rest of the world. According to an NBC Sports report , if there is not a new CBA agreement by the beginning of ...

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