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article July 20, 2017

Streaks Could Clarify Trade Decisions

There are three types of MLB teams at this point of the season: Ones that are all-in, ones moved on to 2018 (or beyond) and ones who don't … yet … know. These are the five teams that face a crucial week that will impact their fate. More»
GettyImages-488342524 article July 19, 2017

Ultimate CFB Road Trip 2017

It's that time of year ago: quit your job, buy a large vehicle and get ready for the Fourth Annual College Football Road Trip. The goal, as always, is to hit the maximum number of college football games in the 2017 season. Here's your plan. More»
BartoloTwins article July 18, 2017

Bartolo Colon's Last Stand

On Tuesday night, 44-year-old Bartolo Colon gave it another go. After the Braves released him, Colon signed with the Twins, and he'll make his Minnesota debut against the Yankees, an outing that could decide just how long his career continues. More»
machadoOs article July 17, 2017

Orioles Could Be at Crossroads

The Orioles have continually surprised with their dedicated play and ability to beat analyst projections. But tough questions could be looming at the Trade Deadline and beyond, as it looks like the fun run in Baltimore might be coming to an end. More»
GettyImages-812115980 article July 14, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

There are so many sports every weekend that it can be nearly impossible to keep track of them all. This week, our guide focuses on Wimbledon, the NBA Summer League, the Gold Cup and a big week of baseball headlined by Red Sox-Yankees. More»
ASG-MiamiView article July 14, 2017

Predicting Next All-Star Game Sites

I am a bit of a Future All-Star Game Location enthusiast, if such a thing exists. The best part, for me, isn't the game itself: It's how the city hosting it embraces it. With that in mind, here's a guess at where the Midsummer Classic will be held over the next 12 years. More»
winners article July 13, 2017

The Outlook For Each MLB Division

Now that we are at the baseball season's unofficial halfway point, it's time to take it all in and look closely at where we are across every division. Which teams will rise to the top and which could continue to sink? Let's make some predictions. More»
yadiasg article July 12, 2017

All Smiles At the All-Star Game

MLB's All-Star Game on Tuesday night reminded everyone that baseball can be fun and players will play hard without having anything on the line. And that's just how it should be -- the game of baseball is at it's best right now. More»
joyousASG article July 11, 2017

All-Star Game Counts As Pure Fun

The All-Star Game is baseball's biggest showcase, when we get to see the heart and joy of all players involved. It may not count for home-field advantage in the World Series anymore, but that frees it up to fully realize its greatness. More»
FernandezTribute article July 10, 2017

Remembering the Joy of Fernandez

This should have been Jose Fernandez's All-Star Game. But if you look around Marlins Park or even walk through the streets of Miami this week, in just about every way that's meaningful, it still is. His passion for the game will never be forgotten. More»
willson article July 7, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

Baseball still takes center stage as we get ready for All-Star Week, but there are a few other things that can keep you glued to your TV this weekend. Check out what's happening across the pond at Wimbledon or even tune into Team USA playing in the Gold Cup. More»
USMNT2015goldcup article July 7, 2017

USMNT Gold Cup Soccer FAQ

The Gold Cup may be less significant than the World Cup, but its on the United States' home turf. After a less-than-desirable finish the last time around, Team USA wants to win, and here are some reasons why you should tune in. More»
GettyImages-802275746 article July 6, 2017

100 Wins Still a Magic MLB Number

In a sport that reveres clean round numbers, there is no team achievement, outside of a World Series title, more accomplished than a 100-win season. Even though they could become more regular occurrences, 100-win seasons will always be unforgettable. More»
troutpujols article July 5, 2017

Star Power: ASG Pass For Big Vets?

Hank Aaron appeared in 25 All-Star Games, a remarkable number and a record that may never be broken. Even with rosters for the ASG expanding, it's difficult for veterans to make the squad if they have down years later in their careers. More»
presidents-baseball article July 3, 2017

Best Players With Presidential Names

It's Fourth of July week, and thus, to celebrate our nation's 241nd birthday, let us pick the best player in Major League Baseball history for each president's name, a little nostalgic holiday remembering the best of each of them. More»
nyyhou article July 1, 2017

Dive Into Five: The Weekend Watch List

Baseball is at the forefront as June comes to a close, but there is still plenty of sports content that can keep you glued to your TV this weekend. Get ready for some basketball offseason madness and international soccer to go with your helping of MLB action. More»
all-stars article June 30, 2017

MLB's Surprise All-Star One-Timers

Along with your usual crop of MLB All-Stars, there are usually a few surprises that you never would have thought could make the game entering the season. Here's a look at the most surprising, out-of-nowhere All-Stars for each MLB team this century. More»
derby-candidates article June 29, 2017

The Best Home Run Derby Candidates

Circumstances are conspiring this year for us to perhaps have the most compelling Home Run Derby in a decade. But who's going to be in it? Before the lineup is officially announced next week, let's look at the top candidate for each team. More»
GettyImages-480959764 article June 28, 2017

Jackson Damage Could've Been Worse

Even when the Knicks make the right decision, like at last walking away from Phil Jackson after a truly disastrous three-plus years as president, they do it at the worst possible time. But it was the move they had to make now to avoid further damage. More»
mcenroe-serena article June 27, 2017

Serena's Success Speaks For Itself

John McEnroe sparked a controversy with a bad answer to a question about Serena Williams' greatness compared to men's players, leading to a tiresome debate. Williams' achievements do not need contextualizing, and they don't need to prove anything to anybody. More»

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