1. Oakland A's: 3 Best Prospects You Haven't Heard of Yet

    With spring training in full swing, there is a chance for fans to not only see the returning, new and expected members of a major league roster, but also to get a look at their team's best prospects...

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  2. Los Angeles Lakers: Gambling on Dwight Howard Not a Gamble at All

    The Los Angeles Lakers are doing the right thing by not trading Dwight Howard . Let that marinate for a bit and then digest this: Even if he leaves as a free agent, it is still better than trading him for what is currently being rumored ...

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  3. Complete Oakland Athletics 2013 Season Preview

    The 2012 Oakland Athletics were the biggest surprise in Major League Baseball, shocking experts everywhere by winning the American League West title on the last game of the regular season...

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  4. Oakland A's: 3 Reasons Brandon Moss Won't Have a Better 2013

    Heading into the 2013 season, Brandon Moss suddenly has been thrust into a larger role with the Oakland A's. With the trade of Chris Carter to the Houston Astros for Jed Lowrie , Moss is the unquestioned starter at first base...

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  5. Los Angeles Lakers: Effort Against Miami Must Be Sustained Last 30 Games

    For the first time since the Lakers previously played against Miami, Los Angeles has lost not because of effort but simply because of execution...

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  6. Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe Bryant Pushing Dwight Howard Right out of LA

    You don't exactly need Miss Cleo to realize that there is some dysfunction in the heart of Laker Land right now...

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  7. Oakland A's: Athletics Will Still Beat out Big Spending Rangers, Angels

    Say what you will, but Billy Beane is not averse to making decisive moves . Adding guys like John Jaso and Jed Lowrie may not be as sexy as Josh Hamilton, but the Oakland ...

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  8. Oakland A's: Projecting 2013 Stats for Each of the Rotation Members

    The strength of the Oakland A's is in their pitching. They have a very good bullpen that has been fortified in the offseason and it is expected to anchor the team in 2013...

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  9. Oakland Raiders: Tim Brown's Claims of Sabotage Indicative of Team's Dysfunction

    There are two things that strike me as interesting about the claims of Oakland Raider legend Tim Brown that former Raider head coach Bill Callahan sabotaged Super Bowl XXXVII against ...

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  10. Oakland Raiders: 2013 Mock Draft, Super Bowl Edition

    Ah yes, another mock draft. For those of you who haven't tired of the early opinions of all the prognosticators of the world guessing on a topic that won't happen until April, welcome! ...

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  11. Oakland A's: 3 Most Interesting Position Battles for 2013

    In spite of the cold weather here in Central California, the calender dictates that baseball is about five weeks away from the first reporting of players to spring training. For the A's, that means a trip to the dry desert of Arizona ...

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  12. Los Angeles Lakers: Time to Wave White Flag at Halfway Point of Disastrous Year

    Tonight's 95-83 loss to Chicago was indicative of the season it has been for the 2013 Lakers . Another guard (this time Kirk Hinrich) explodes for a big night. Another less than inspired effort...

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  13. Oakland A's: Most Productive Lineups for 2013

    In the span of a month the Oakland Athletics made moves to shore up their two weakest positions. On December 18th the A's signed star Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima ...

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  14. Los Angeles Lakers: Miami Loss Shows Good and Bad of 2013 Team

    Thursday night was a case of a team looking better in defeat than it has in some victories. The Los Angeles Lakers played with heart, hustle and fought with the world champions for 48 minutes...

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  15. Los Angeles Lakers: Mike D'Antoni Making Mistake Not Benching Pau Gasol

    Let me be perfectly clear about the purpose of this article: I have a tremendous affinity for Pau Gasol's basketball game. He is still one of the most skilled players in the game, bar none...

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  16. Oakland A's: 2013 Lineup Improves with Acquisition of John Jaso from Seattle

    Billy Beane is definitely still active this offseason. Today, the A's appear to have improved another deficiency by acquiring catcher John Jaso from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for two minor league players (A...

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  17. Los Angeles Lakers: Upcoming Road Trip More Important Than Game vs. Miami Heat

    I have to admit, it has been nice to see the LA Lakers play well in back-to-back games after that rough six-game losing streak...

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  18. Oakland A's: Why Chris Carter Will Have a Huge Breakout Season 2013

    Baseball is a funny sport in that you never really know for sure if a player will ever live up to their promise. Guys like Todd Van Poppel and Brien Taylor were phenoms that never amounted to much as professional pitchers...

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  19. 3 Moves for Los Angeles Lakers to Improve in Short Term

    Before the season began, I was one of the few who took a cautious approach to this rebuilt Lakers team. But there was no way I figured the Lakers would be 16-21 after 37 games...

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  20. 10 Players the Oakland Raiders Should Target (Draft and Free Agency)

    For the Oakland Raiders, the 2012 NFL season was a rough step backwards from the previous two seasons and largely a disappointment to players, fans and team management...

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  21. 8 Things Oakland Athletics Fans Need to Know about Hiroyuki Nakajima

    The newest member of the Oakland Athletics is engaging, quick with a smile and has charmed the East Bay. Yes, Hiroyuki Nakajima brings a personality that already has the fans ...

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  22. Oakland A's: Which Top Prospect Will Be Called Up First in 2013?

    The Oakland A's were not going to be the biggest players in free agency this winter. So far, they have made a nice move to acquire Chris Young, but mostly the status quo remains in effect...

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  23. Oakland A's: Why the A's Will Win the AL West Again in 2013

    It was a big day in Major League Baseball today, and it indirectly affects the team I'm writing about. The top free agent in the game (Josh Hamilton, if you didn't know) signed a ...

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  24. Oakland Raiders Recap: Raiders Done in by Own Mistakes in 26-13 Loss

    It wasn't really a surprise, but somehow it was still disappointing Thursday night to the faithful at the Oakland Coliseum. The Oakland Raiders fell to a superior team (that's been a theme lately) in the Denver Broncos by the score of 26-13...

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  25. Oakland Raiders Week 14 Preview: Oakland vs. Denver

    Having lost five straight games, prospects for the Raiders snapping their slide don't look good. They prepare for a matchup with the surging first place Denver Broncos on Thursday ...

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