1. Dodging Rain at The Toyota Tundra 200

    Live from the Infield at Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon, Tenn., on the outskirts of Music City, U.S.A. Today’s the day for the Toyota Tundra 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck race...

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  2. Spotlight on Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers History: The Nickname

    *Note to Bleacher Report editors: "Baseball" was known as "base ball" for many years. Please do NOT edit such references. When I was a kid, I had a very arbitrary reason for becoming a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers...

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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers (Injury) Notes, July 22

    The Los Angeles Dodgers remain the winningest team in the Major Leagues, at 60-34. Their offense has re-awakened as of late (19 runs in two games versus the Reds), and the team's ERA remains among the majors’ best...

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  4. Dodgers Down on the Farm, July 18, 2009: Lindblom & Russell

    Welcome to the debut edition of my third weekly Dodger column, “Dodgers Down on the Farm.” Once a week, I will profile one high-level, ultra-elite prospect, along with one high-upside talent from lower down on the farm...

    Leroy Watson Jr. Written by Leroy Watson Jr. about 5 years ago 448 reads 19 comments

  5. Not Ready to Make Nice? Maybe We Should Be

    “Forgive? Sounds good. Forget? I’m not sure I could They say time heals everything But I’m still waiting” How many of you recognize the opening words to The ...

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  6. Shining a Light on Under-Appreciated Writers: Greg Eno and Damali Binta

    Bleacher Report has allowed me to meet some of the most unique individuals—and supremely talented writers—I have ever come across. Young, old, male, female, American, International...

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  7. Spotlight on Dodgers' History: Uncle Robbie

    The Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers have a long, illustrious history. True, the “Bums,” as they are still sometimes lovingly called, did not win a World Series until 1955, but baseball ...

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  8. I Don't Know if You Noticed This, But. . .

    As one of the Bleacher Report Los Angeles Dodgers Featured Columnists—a title that is so humbling that I almost feel unworthy to carry it!—I am going to concentrate a large ...

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  9. Why Lester Hudson Is the Steal of the Draft for the Boston Celtics

    When it comes to sports movies, Hollywood sure churns out tear-jerkers, don’t they? I cannot think of a single sports-related film (beside the comedies like Bull Durham, The Longest Yard, ...

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  10. Who Will Help Me Start a Bleacher Report Mentoring Program?

    My time on Bleacher Report has been an absolute pleasure. I have encountered some of the most remarkable people here, from all over the world. The first person who really took an interest in me was Jameson Fleming...

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  11. Sometimes, Love Blooms in the Strangest Places

    Did you hear about the rose that grewfrom a crack in the concrete?Proving nature’s law is wrong itlearned to walk without having feet.Funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams,it learned to breathe fresh air...

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  12. What Can the NBA Do About "One-and-Done" Players?

    “One-and-dones” are here for the foreseeable future. Like it or not, rank-and-file fans are going to have to deal with that...

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  13. Tyreke Evans To Be Drafted by the Boston Celtics?

    The word on the street is that Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics are very interested in acquiring the services of Tyreke Evans. And they are willing to trade up well into the top 10 of this year’s draft to get him...

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  14. Forgotten Stories of Courage and Inspiration: Glenn Cunningham

    It was another bitterly cold morning in Everetts, Kan., a rural farming town like so many hundreds of communities throughout the American Midwest as the world was waging the Great War, World War I...

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  15. Hot Dodgers Storm Rangers Ballpark at Arlington

    Interleague match-up: Los Angeles Dodgers @ Texas Rangers It’s June 12, and both Los Angeles (expected) and Texas (shockingly) lead their divisions, the National League West and the American League West, respectively...

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  16. Anatomy of a Failed Superstar: Why Shelton Benjamin Can't Get Over

    Shelton Benjamin just doesn’t resonate with the WWE fans. Period. If you don’t believe me, check out this master work by Ray Bogusz over the weekend, which methodically outlined ...

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  17. Following a Winning College Basketball Coach an Uphill Battle

    Just how difficult is it to replace a legend? The expectations are insane. The scrutiny is ultra-intense. No matter what you do, it never seems good enough...

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  18. Giant Killers: 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers

    Before the season began, they were typically picked to finish fourth in their own division. Fred Claire, the embattled General Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, managed to pry ...

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  19. Red Wings Crush 'Hawks on the Road, Look to Close Out Series

    It’s not supposed to be this easy. That’s what I kept telling myself over and over again as the Detroit Red Wings won Game Four of the Western Conference Finals 6-1 over the Chicago Blackhawks...

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  20. Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe Resume Their Feud: Shocking Conclusion

    This is the fifth and final installment in a series written by Karthika and myself. If you have missed some of the action, click on Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and/or Part 4. Otherwise, this installment will make little sense...

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  21. Memphis Mailbag: Tigers Still Excel on the Recruiting Trail

    The University of Memphis only has three mens’ basketball coaches on the payroll, but they are burning up the recruiting trail...

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  22. The 20 Least Believable Wrestling Finishers: Conclusion

    Before I begin, just a little housekeeping is necessary. For anyone who thought that I was taking a slam at professional wrestling with the first installment of this series, that is simply not ...

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  23. Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe Resume Their Feud: The Second Set

    Jimmy Connors was about to serve to lead off the second set. Just before going into his pre-serve ritual, he held up his hand to signal for time, walked over to Sampras, grabbed him by the back ...

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  24. The 20 Least Believable Wrestling Finishers of All Time, Nos. 20-11

    It’s easy to write an article praising (or bashing) wrestlers' finishing moves. But I don’t like doing anything that’s easy...

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  25. Building the Ultimate Golf Course

    Honorary “Ultimate Golf Hole” Hole No. 17 TPC Sawgrass, THE PLAYERS Stadium Course 110 Championship Way Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 Par 3, 137 yards THE PLAYERS Championship has now concluded...

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