1. 2011 American League ROY Finalists: Who's Suffering from the Sophomore Jinx?

    Last year eight players received votes for the American League Rookie of the Year. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jeremy Hellickson was voted the league’s best rookie for the 2011 season...

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  2. Ron Santo: Offensive Numbers and Gold Gloves Finally Add Up to a HOF Invite

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo was inducted yesterday into baseball’s Hall of Fame. Santo was inducted after his election through the Golden Era Committee. With offensive numbers that included 342 home runs, 1,331 RBI, a ...

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  3. 2012 British Open: Is Adam Scott's Four-Stroke Lead Safe?

    Australian Adam Scott sits at 11-under after the third round and takes a four-stroke lead into the final round of the British Open. He leads Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell and American Brandt Snedeker...

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  4. Barry Larkin: A Shelf Full of Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards

    Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame tomorrow. Playing his entire career with the Reds, Larkin compiled a .295 career batting average with 198 home runs and 960 RBI...

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  5. NFL Head Coaches: Oakland Raiders Welcome Eighth Head Coach This Century

    The 2012 National Football League regular season is 48 days away. The season kicks off on September 5 as the Dallas Cowboys face the defending Super Bowl champions, the New York Giants...

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  6. British Open: 6 Stats You Might Not Know About the Last 10 Tournaments

    The 2012 edition of The Open Championship will begin Thursday at Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, England. The course first hosted the tournament in 1926; this is the 11th time as the host course...

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  7. Blown Saves Are Killing Milwaukee Brewers Playoff Hopes in 2012

    You don’t have to look very far to find a major reason why the Brewers are struggling this year: The bullpen...

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  8. Ryan Braun Climbs Ladder of Brewers Multiple-HR Games List

    Ryan Braun had a pair of home runs in the Brewers ' 10-7 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. It was Braun’s 16th career multi-HR game and the fourth this season...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies: MLB's Best Second-Half Team Since 2009

    The Philadelphia Phillies find themselves in a very unfamiliar position as the five-time defending NL East champions are in last place and 14 games behind the division-leading Washington Nationals...

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  10. Milwaukee Brewers: On Pace to Break Team Record for Extra-Inning Games

    The Milwaukee Brewers lead the majors with 13 extra-inning games played so far in 2012; the Baltimore Orioles top the AL with 11. The Brewers have a 6-7 record in those games...

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  11. 2012 MLB All-Star Game: Melky Cabrera Homers His Way to an MVP

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was selected as the MVP of the 2012 All-Star Game last night. Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the fourth inning in the National League’s 8-0 win over the American League...

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  12. MLB All-Star Game: Can Billy Butler End the Royals Hit Drought?

    Tonight’s All-Star Game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. It will be the second time K.C. has hosted the ASG (last in 1973). Designated hitter Billy Butler will be the host’s lone representative on the American League squad...

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  13. MLB All-Star Game Home Run Derby: Is Winning the Event a Good Thing?

    The 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby will take place tonight in Kansas City with four players from the American League (Robinson Cano, Mark Trumbo, Prince Fielder and Jose Bautista) ...

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  14. MLB All-Star Game: A Look at the Game's 177 Home Runs

    There have been 177 home runs in the history of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. Last year, there were a pair of homers hit, both in the fourth inning: Boston’s ...

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  15. MLB All-Star Game: Which Teams' Pitching Staffs Have Performed the Best, Worst

    Texas Rangers skipper Ron Washington, who will be managing the American League in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game , has eight of his Texas players as members of the A.L. squad...

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  16. Texas Rangers: First Team to 50 Wins in 2012...Does It Mean Anything?

    On June 30, the Texas Rangers won their 50th game of the season, becoming the first team this year to reach that mark. It was the first time in franchise history that the Rangers were the first team in baseball to reach 50 victories in a season...

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  17. David Ortiz: Welcome to MLB's 400-HR Club

    Boston DH David Ortiz became the 49th member of the 400-HR Club with his fourth-inning home run yesterday against the Oakland A’s. It’s fitting that Ortiz hit his milestone on the road since 217 of his 400 career homers (54...

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  18. Vinny Catilla, Mickey Welch and the MLB's Greatest Players Born on July 4th

    I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy, A Yankee Doodle, do or die; A real life nephew of my Uncle Sam, Born on the Fourth of July...

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  19. Milwaukee Bucks: Can 2nd-Round Pick Doron Lamb Follow Michael Redd's Footsteps?

    With their second-round pick in the draft, the Milwaukee Bucks selected University of Kentucky shooting guard Doron Lamb. The Bucks have generally received favorable marks for their selection of the 6'4" Lamb...

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  20. MLB All-Star Game: The Hall of Fame Connection

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was one of the 60 players named to the respective American League and National League All-Star teams yesterday...

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  21. Milwaukee Brewers: History Says Playoffs Not in the Cards for 2012

    If history has anything to say about the chances of the Brewers making the playoffs this year, there is a slim to none chance it is going to happen. In the two recent years that the Brewers did make the playoffs (2008 and 2011) both teams were above ...

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  22. Milwaukee Bucks: Success and Failure in Previous NBA Drafts

    Considering that the University of Kentucky and the University of North Carolina had one-sixth of the 60 collegiate players drafted in yesterday’s NBA draft , it’s not ...

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  23. NBA Draft: Will Anthony Davis Spend His Entire Career with New Orleans?

    It appears that Kentucky’s Anthony Davis will be the first overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, taken by the New Orleans Hornets...

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  24. NFL Secret Revealed: It's a Passing League!

    It doesn ’t take an expert to figure out that the NFL is a passing league. Most of the stars are the quarterbacks; the highest draft choices seem to be the QBs and receivers; ...

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  25. Milwaukee Brewers: Their Worst Opening Day Starting Pitchers

    When teams break spring training and get ready to start the season on Opening Day, there’s an expectation that the players they send out on that Opening Day lineup are the best the team has to offer that season...

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