1. Minnesota Twins: Why Power Will Not Be an Issue During the 2013 MLB Season

    Entering 2013, the Minnesota Twins have many flaws on their major league roster. The lack of quality starting pitching and subpar defense all over the diamond are the most publicized, ...

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  2. Felix Hernandez Extension: Why King Felix's Payday Is Bad News for Small Markets

    Felix Hernandez has to be the happiest guy in Major League Baseball as of Wednesday evening. The ace of the Seattle Mariners is close to agreeing to a seven-year, $175 million ...

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  3. Joe Mauer: Why His World Baseball Classic Appearance Will Not Haunt the Twins

    In Minnesota, there are a lot of people who seem to think that Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer is injury-prone...

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  4. Minnesota Twins: 5 Storylines to Watch in Spring Training

    The end of the National Football League season means that the sports calendar is about to give way to Major League Baseball...

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  5. Minnesota Twins: Putting Together Their Best Defensive Lineup

    For many years, the Minnesota Twins have prided themselves as being one of the most fundamentally sound teams in the field. But like many things for the Twins in the past two seasons, that reputation has been escaping them...

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  6. Minnesota Twins' Most Overhyped Prospects Heading into Spring Training

    The Minnesota Twins established a foundation of success between 2002 and 2010 by building through their elite farm system...

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  7. MLB Power Rankings: Ranking the Top 10 Outfields in Major League Baseball

    The Atlanta Braves made one of the biggest trades of the winter on Thursday, acquiring Justin Upton from the Arizona Diamondbacks for several prospects. The trade not only reunites Upton with his brother B...

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  8. Minnesota Twins: Why Twins Don't Need to Trade Morneau and Other Star Players

    The Minnesota Twins are officially in rebuilding mode. After a decade of success, the Twins have been in a free fall since their 2010 loss to the New York Yankees in the American League Divisional Series...

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  9. Why the NFL Should Not Consider Amending the Rooney Rule

    The National Football League had its annual cycle of hiring and firings come to a conclusion on Thursday, when the Arizona Cardinals hired Bruce Arians to replace Ken Whisenhunt as head coach...

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  10. Minnesota Twins: How Alex Meyer Can Already Impact the Twins in 2013

    Minnesota Twins prospect Alex Meyer has a tall order on his hands as he attempts to climb the ladder for his new team in 2013...

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  11. Ray Lewis: Why His Retirement Saga During the NFL Playoffs Is Out of Control

    When the Baltimore Ravens finish their season, it will be the end of Ray Lewis ' career. The future Hall of Famer will go down as one of the most feared linebackers in the history ...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 1 year ago 6,635 reads 76 comments

  12. 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Why the Steroid Era Has Made Voters Gun-Shy

    The Baseball Hall of Fame held their annual vote on Wednesday afternoon, and for the first time since 1971, no eligible players were selected for enshrinement...

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  13. Minnesota Twins: 5 Things That Must Happen to Avoid Trading Justin Morneau

    There are few players in the history of the Minnesota Twins that have been as successful as Justin Morneau ...

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  14. NFL Playoffs: Why the Packers and Seahawks Are Destined for 'Fail Mary' Rematch

    The scene between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks was one of the most memorable of the 2012 NFL season. After a back-and-forth battle on Monday Night Football , the Seahawks needed to score a touchdown late in the fourth quarter...

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  15. Minnesota Vikings: Percy Harvin and 5 Offseason Storylines to Watch

    The Minnesota Vikings exceeded expectations in 2012. With a roster that was expected to finish at the bottom of the NFC North, the team was able to make a late push and earn a wild-card berth...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 1 year ago 7,769 reads 31 comments

  16. Minnesota Vikings: Why Joe Webb's Start Puts Heat Back on Christian Ponder

    On Friday evening, the Minnesota Vikings had a choice to make. After leading the team to a 6-6 record through the first 13 weeks, quarterback Christian Ponder improved his play...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 1 year ago 1,624 reads 23 comments

  17. Minnesota Twins: The 5 Players Most Likely to Be Dealt by Opening Day 2014

    The Minnesota Twins need to make changes to a team that has floundered since winning the American League Central championship in 2010...

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  18. NFL MVP Race: Why Adrian Peterson Is the NFL's Most Valuable Player

    As the National Football League wraps up its final week of regular season games, the race for the Most Valuable Player award has been narrowed down to two players with much in common...

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  19. Minnesota Twins: 5 Mega-Trades They Should Consider for Joe Mauer

    The Minnesota Twins are in a position where they need to make moves to improve the active roster. In such situations, a team may decide to trade their biggest piece in order to make a quick upgrade...

    Chris Schad Written by Chris Schad about over 1 year ago 8,147 reads 25 comments

  20. Minnesota Wild: Why the NHL Lockout Has Become a Wild Nightmare

    For the Minnesota Wild , 2012 wasn't supposed to be this way. The Wild and new head coach Mike Yeo had teased fans in the first months of the 2011-12 season by racing out ...

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  21. Minnesota Twins: Are Minnesota Twins Headed Toward the End of an Era?

    2012 represented the 10-year anniversary of one of the most beloved teams in the history of the Minnesota Twins ...

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  22. Minnesota Twins: 10 Reasons They Shouldn't Pursue Free Agents This Winter

    Building a baseball team is a delicate process. If a team is too aggressive in its approach, it will have a one- or two-year window to win a World Series...

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  23. R.A. Dickey Trade Buzz: Why Trading the Cy Young Award Winner Is Best for Mets

    The New York Mets are close to dealing reigning National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays , according to CBS Sportsline's Jon Heyman , who broke ...

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  24. Joe Mauer: Why the Minnesota Twins Will Be Relevant for the Rest of His Career

    When it comes to Minnesota athletes, there have been few who have been as scrutinized as Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer ...

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  25. Josh Hamilton to Angels: Why Los Angeles Should Have Paid Zack Greinke Instead

    For the second consecutive offseason, the Los Angeles Angels laid low and wound up getting the top free-agent hitter on the market in Josh Hamilton...

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