1. Oakland Raiders Week 9: 5 Keys to Beat the Bucs

    Coming off their most impressive victory of the year, the Oakland Raiders approach a fork in the road as the halfway point of the schedule nears. At 3-4, they would move to .500 for the first time in 2012 with a win over the 3-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers ..

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  2. Los Angeles Lakers: Ugly Preseason Carries over in Ugly Opening Night Loss

    Uh oh? After a promising opening first quarter, the wheels fell off for the Lakers heralded new unit as they dropped their second straight season opener, a stunning 99-91 loss to the undermanned Dallas Mavericks ...

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  3. Oakland A's: Josh Reddick Wins Team's First Outfield Gold Glove in 27 Years

    Having accomplished so much during the regular season as a team, the Oakland A's received an individual accolade today as Josh Reddick was named a 2012 Rawlings Gold Glove award winner ...

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  4. 2012 World Series: Detroit Tigers Put Up Fight, but Giants Win Title in Extras

    Marco Scutaro's two-out RBI single in the 10th inning proved to be the difference as the San Francisco Giants captured their second World Series title in three years, winning 4-3 over the Detroit Tigers to complete a four-game sweep...

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  5. Oakland Raiders Recap: Raiders Scalp Chiefs for First Division Win in 2012

    It's not the Four Seasons, but Arrowhead Stadium has been awfully accommodating to the Oakland Raiders in recent years. Taking advantage of Kansas City's sloppiness, the Raiders defense helped power Oakland to a 26-16 win...

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  6. Los Angeles Lakers: Why the Lakers Are Ancillary Winners of James Harden Trade

    Yahoo! Sports reporter Adrian Wojnarowski broke the bombshell that the Oklahoma City Thunder dealt sixth man deluxe James Harden to the Houston Rockets for a package that centers around shooting guard Kevin Martin and rookie Jeremy Lamb...

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  7. 2012 World Series: Why the Detroit Tigers' Starting Pitchers Can't Be Blamed

    For all intents and purposes, the World Series ended on Miguel Cabrera's pop-up in the fifth inning of Game 3. It was the symbolic play of the 2012 Fall Classic: The Giants have maximized their opportunities, and the Tigers have not...

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  8. 3 Detroit Tigers Who Will Be Key to Game 3 World Series Win

    After watching the San Francisco Giants do a little bit of everything and a lot well to take a 2-0 series lead, the Detroit Tigers take solace in returning to their home field...

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  9. 2012 NBA Preseason: 3 Things We Learned About Lakers

    Okay. After another blowout loss, the Lakers officially ended the preseason 0-8. That's right, zero, zip, zilch, nada. The same amount of wins a third-party Presidential candidate will have in the modern era after the Nov...

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  10. 4 Detroit Tigers Looking Like World Series Goats

    Despite a very good pitching performance by Doug Fister, the Detroit Tigers were defeated tonight 2-0 by the surging San Francisco Giants . The simple math does not do them many favors...

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  11. St. Louis Cardinals: 3 Moves to Bolster Roster in 2013

    With some time to let the Meltdown at McCovey Cove sink in, it's time to look towards the offseason and the likely changes that will be made with the St. Louis roster...

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  12. 2012 World Series: Take out Panda Does in Tigers in 8-3 Defeat

    Justin Verlander did not make it past the fourth inning and a World Series-tying three home runs by "Kung Fu Panda" Pablo Sandoval powered the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 victory (via sports...

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  13. Oakland A's: Losing Coco Crisp and Jonny Gomes Would Be Big Mistake for 2013

    As most of you already know, the Oakland A's acquired outfielder Chris Young from the Arizona Diamondbacks for Cliff Pennington...

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  14. Oakland Raiders Week 8: It's Chiefs Week!

    It's that time of the schedule again. Of all of the Raider rivalries, real or imagined, none is more antagonistic than the one with the Kansas City Chiefs . I normally like the color red...

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  15. 2012 World Series: 5 Keys to the Championship

    The 2012 edition of the Fall Classic represents a true contrast in styles. On one side, you have the big name, hard hitting, flame throwing Detroit Tigers , who pulled it together just in time during the regular season to make the playoffs...

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  16. 2012 NLCS: St. Louis Cardinals' Title Reign Ends with Blowout Loss to Giants

    That was ugly. Much like they did in the last two games, the San Francisco Giants jumped on the Cardinals early and cruised to a victory...

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  17. 2012 NLCS: 5 Reasons the St. Louis Cardinals Will Win the NL Pennant in Game 7

    So here we go. Just as I assumed before the series began , the 2012 NLCS has become a seven-game classic. The matchup on paper favors the Giants as their ace Matt Cain faces Kyle Lohse ...

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  18. 2012 NLCS: Vogelsong and 4-Run Second Inning Force Cardinals to Game 7

    It was a different game, but it had the same script as Game 2. Ryan Vogelsong went seven strong innings and the Giants got Chris Carpenter taken out after four innings en route ...

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  19. Oakland Raiders Recap: 4th Quarter Rally Against Jags Saves Game and Season

    It appeared that the Oakland Raiders were about to be on the clock. The 2013 NFL Draft clock. Playing listless, uninspired football for chunks of the game, the Raiders somehow came back to win, 26-23 in overtime against the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

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  20. Oakland A's Acquire Arizona of Chris Young for Cliff Pennington

    According to a report from MLBTradeRumors.com and breaking news from AzCentral.com , the Oakland A's have acquired Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young, and they have ...

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  21. Ranking the 7 Most Surprising Postseason Starts in MLB History Since 1947

    Every once in a while, baseball throws an Easter Egg past all of us. An unheralded player does something in a moment of time that causes us to scratch our heads and wonder, why? How? ...

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  22. 2012 NLCS: 3 Reasons St. Louis Ends Series Tonight

    As we approach what could be the clinching Game 5 for the St. Louis Cardinals , their fortunes saw a big boost when Carlos Beltran was officially put in the lineup for tonight's game...

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  23. Oakland A's: 5 Moves to Ensure Success in 2013

    With a little bit of time to let the finality of the 2012 season sink in, the next obvious move for the Oakland A's is to pinpoint the team's biggest needs going into 2013...

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  24. 2012 NLCS: No Beltran, No Problem as Cardinals Move to Brink of World Series

    As I wrote last night , there was a quartet of players that needed to step up for St. Louis to win game four...

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  25. 2012 ALCS: Yankees Exit Meekly from Postseason Against Detroit

    In the book of Matthew, the King James Bible says, "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth." While I'm not one to dispute the word of God, evidently "meek" has a different meaning in baseball...

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