1. MLB Breaking News: Brewers Acquire Former Angels Closer K-Rod from New York Mets

    There were scarcely any fingerprints on Prince Fielder's 2011 All-Star MVP trophy when the biggest trade of the 2011 MLB season went down. Turns out Fielder didn't just add bling to his trophy display...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 760 reads 2 comments

  2. Derek Jeter Gets 3,000th Hit: 5 Reasons Alex Rodriguez Is so Jealous Right Now

    Last week, Derek Jeter became just the 28th player in Major League Baseball history to join the 3,000-hit club—and he is the first New York Yankee to accomplish the feat...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,171 reads 27 comments

  3. Texas Rangers: Day After Ballpark Tragedy, Hamilton Plays, Rangers Win 8-5

    After the Texas Rangers ' 6-0 win over the Oakland Athletics last night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington , Josh Hamilton was unavailable for comment...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 775 reads 10 comments

  4. Texas Rangers Fan Falls to His Death After Catching Toss from Josh Hamilton

    Like many adults, I have fond memories of going to baseball games as a child with my dad. Had it not been for my dad's love for the game of baseball, I may never have had the impetus to write about the game for a profession...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 13,142 reads 51 comments

  5. Texas Rangers: Did They Trade Away Too Many Top Prospects for Cliff Lee?

    Last July Cliff Lee was shipped from the Seattle Mariners to the Texas Rangers . Justin Smoak—a switch-hitting first baseman labeled "can't miss" by most—was the centerpiece...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,734 reads 7 comments

  6. 2011 MLB Predictions: Top 5 Reasons Texas Rangers Will Win AL West

    The All-Star break is all but upon us. And based on actual games played, the Texas Rangers are actually past the midpoint of the 2011 season—halfway to defending their American League Championship crown, or letting it slip away...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 864 reads 14 comments

  7. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: Top 5 Best and Worst Midsummer Classic Logos of All Time

    We live in a world of logos. They're everywhere: we see them on our drive to work—telling us where to eat, and where to shop. We're bombarded with them on television—and pelted by them online...

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  8. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: Josh Hamilton and Michael Young Fuel Texas Rangers

    As a lifelong fan of the Texas Rangers I'm programmed to get extremely fired up about the All-Star Game. Over far too many childhood summers (and plenty in adulthood) the Rangers, ...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 673 reads 2 comments

  9. MLB Trade Rumors: Five Arms the Texas Rangers Might Acquire for Elite Prospects

    Fans of the Texas Rangers are just a few days away from the anniversary of one of the most important (and polarizing) dates in the franchise's history...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 3,757 reads 3 comments

  10. MLB Prospects: 3 Key Minor Leaguers in the Texas Rangers' Organization

    As far as Texas Rangers prospects are concerned, few farm hands get more local or national attention than Martin Perez and Jurickson Profar . The high praise for these two youngsters is well deserved...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,231 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Draft: The Dallas Mavericks' Top 10 Draft Picks of All Time

    With the 2011 NBA Draft now complete, and the trade of the Mavericks ' pick—Jordan Hamilton—to Portland for Rudy Fernandez known all over the world, it's time to reminisce about the Mavs' previous drafts...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 1,922 reads 12 comments

  12. The Dirk Nowitzki vs. Larry Bird Debate Is Dumb

    As legend would have it, former Mavericks head coach Don Nelson, was the first to make the comparison after watching him play prior to to the 1998 NBA Draft ...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about 3 years ago 2,250 reads 28 comments

  13. 2011 NBA Champions: How Dirk Nowitzki's Dallas Mavericks Stunned the World, Pt 3

    Perhaps the Dallas Mavericks’ biggest upset of the season was not their Finals Championship over the Heat but their four game dismantling of the Los Angeles Lakers —capped ...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about over 3 years ago 3,243 reads 4 comments

  14. How Mark Teixeira and Atlanta Braves Took Texas Rangers to World Series

    When the Texas Rangers selected Mark Teixiera with their fifth pick in the first round of the 2001 MLB Draft , they arguably landed a future Hall of Famer...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about over 3 years ago 293 reads 51 comments

  15. Texas Rangers: Matt Purke and 9 Other Terrible Major League Draft Picks

    The 2011 MLB draft has already come and gone. The only thing we know for certain about the players the Texas Rangers drafted just shy of two weeks ago is this: Nothing. You just never know what you're going to get, even once you've got it...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about over 3 years ago 2,514 reads 20 comments

  16. 2011 NBA Champs: How Dirk Nowitzki's Dallas Mavericks Stunned the World, Pt. 2

    Author’s note: This is the second installment of a five-part series that chronicles the Dallas Mavericks ’ ascension to NBA Champions...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about over 3 years ago 2,165 reads 2 comments

  17. 2011 NBA Champs: How Dirk Nowitzki's Dallas Mavericks Stunned the World, Pt. 1

    Author’s note : This is the first installment of a five-part series that chronicles the 2011 Dallas Mavericks ’ ascension to Champions of the NBA ...

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  18. AL West: Will the Texas Rangers Battle the Arizona Diamondbacks for the Title?

    On a night when even the great Alexi Ogando gets roughed up, it seems as if the Texas Rangers are doing their best to make sure they stay out of the limelight as much as possible...

    Timothy Howell Written by Timothy Howell about over 3 years ago 559 reads 4 comments