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Athletes with a real sense of humor

Rebbekka Wolton

Athletes come in all shapes and sizes, both physically and in terms of their personalities. While ...

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Top MLB hitters of all time

Adam Benton

Hitting the ball in baseball is the aim of the game, but some stars made it look easier than ...

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Greatest NBA point guards of all time

Emily Alex

Point guard is the most important position on the basketball court. You need your point guard to ...

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The biggest comebacks in team sports

Elvin Reed

It isn’t over until it’s over, and some of these sports teams were inspired to victory despite ...

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5 movies every sports lover needs to watch

Adam Benton

Sport is full of drama, most fans know this, sometimes the drama is better than any script ...

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Greatest MLB shortstops of all time

Emily Alex

To play shortstop you need cat-like reactions, and the ball to stick to your glove like glue. It is ...

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The greatest quotes pro athletes ever said

Adam Benton

Some of the greatest athletes of all time are an inspiration to millions of people all over the ...

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The best baseball managers of all time

Moran Shannon

Some of the best baseball teams ever formed have struggled to make a success of their squads ...

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Who are the best third basemen of all time?

Emily Alex

The third baseman is an important position in baseball as they can be the clincher in a tight game. ...

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Going back to the most unbelievable MLB finals in history

Moran Shannon

The regular season in MLB is more like a marathon than any other league in the world. Teams play a ...

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TV sports analysts are there to entertain more than to enlighten

Moran Shannon

Do you listen to TV sports analysts and wonder if they know what they’re talking about? You’ve been ...

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Does home advantage mean anything in baseball?

Adam Benton

In sports, people always talk about home advantage and the impact it can have on visiting teams. ...

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How teams in bigger markets have an edge over their opponents

Rebbekka Wolton

Sports teams will try anything to get an advantage over their competition, but are there some ...

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Mark Wahlberg and A-Rod’s ridiculous World Series bet

Emily Alex

The gamblers inside of us love predicting the future of sporting events, and if we win a few bucks ...

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Sport stars’ greatest last games in history

Moran Shannon

Some sports stars light up the world with their talents, but too often their career don’t end as ...

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The top five home run hitters of all time

Elvin Reed

There is nothing more satisfying in baseball than hitting a home run. You literally hit the ball ...

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A history of baseball at the Olympics

Adam Benton

Baseball is one of the oldest and most established sports in the world. It has been a major sport ...

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Why baseball is the most unique sport of all time

Adam Benton

For over a hundred years people have been going to the ballpark to see their favorite baseball ...

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The Curse of the Bambino, and how the Red Sox finally found success again

Rebbekka Wolton

Years before Babe Ruth became a legend in New York he was playing for the Boston Red Sox. He was ...

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Baseball isn’t boring – it’s a lifestyle

Elvin Reed

With almost everything we do in life, there is a certain element of culture at play. With golf, you ...

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Top 5 MLB catchers of all time

Elvin Reed

Catchers are the unsung heroes of baseball. The pitchers get all the glory (at least on the ...

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How Derek Jeter wants to revolutionize sports writing

Adam Benton

Several years ago the Players’ Tribune was established to give athletes a louder voice in the ...

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Where does legacy factor into the success of a sports team?

Elvin Reed

The New York Yankees. The New England Patriots. The Boston Celtics. The Los Angeles Lakers. What do ...

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The most memorable sports press conferences of all time

Adam Benton

If you watch a lot of sports, you’ll be familiar with the things that athletes say at press ...

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The 30 greatest players turned coaches

Merav Savir

Coaches are perhaps one of the most important people on any team. Like a commander commanding his ...

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Athletes who changed their sports

Izak Tareb

Sometimes, great athletes have more than one great skill. There can be no finer accolade in sports ...

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Biggest what if stories in sports history

Adam Benton

Some big moments in sports history have left us wondering what if things had played out ...

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The biggest contracts in Major League Baseball history

Moran Shannon

Baseball is a much-loved sport and has long been America’s favorite pastime. The game dates back to ...

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Are starting pitchers not made of the same stuff anymore?

Travis Pulver

Cy Young started in 815 games over the course of his career. He completed 749 of them. Will White ...

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Why is it customary to eat peanuts and cracker jacks at baseball games?

Emily Alex

If you’ve ever been to a baseball game, you might have noticed vendors selling peanuts and Cracker ...

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The MLB’s Five Most Important Utility Players in 2018

Travis Pulver

MLB’s 162-game regular season is long. It’s not unusual for it to take a toll on guys. Sometimes ...

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Five Biggest Surprises of the 2018 MLB Season

Travis Pulver

Part of the joy in professional sports like baseball is not knowing with any certainty how a game ...

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Clayton Kershaw May Not Want to Opt Out of His Contract

Travis Pulver

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is one of the best in the business when he takes the ...

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Is the Red Sox season a failure without a World Series title?

Travis Pulver

To say the 2018 MLB season is going well for the Boston Red Sox would be an understatement. After ...

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Does the NL Stand a Chance in the World Series? 

Travis Pulver

American League teams have won it all 65 times while National League teams have only won 48. With ...

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A’s Closer Blake Treinen Deserves Serious Consideration for AL Cy Young

Travis Pulver

Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen is having an incredible season. As of September 6, he has ...

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Houston Astros 3B Alex Bregman Making a Late Push For AL MVP

Travis Pulver

When the 2018 MLB season began, Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman was nowhere near the AL ...

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Controversial Trade For Roberto Osuna Could Be Key to Playoff Hopes of Houston Astros

Travis Pulver

When the Houston Astros acquired relief pitcher Roberto Osuna from the Toronto Blue Jays, they got ...

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Are the Cleveland Indians Best of A Bad Division or Legit Contenders?

Travis Pulver

On September 15, with a 15- drubbing of the Detroit Lions, the Cleveland Indians became the first ...

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Does Cardinals Matt Carpenter Have a Shot at Winning the NL MVP Race?

Travis Pulver

For the last few years, St. Louis Cardinals third baseman, Matt Carpenter, has been good for about ...

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Should the Yankees Sit Aaron Judge Down for the Rest of the Season?

Travis Pulver

When the New York Yankees lost hard-hitting outfielder Aaron Judge to a wrist injury in July, they ...

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Does Shohei Ohtani deserve AL Rookie of the Year consideration?

Travis Pulver

Los Angeles Angels fans knew they were getting a special player when their team signed Japanese ...

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Juan Soto a lock for NL Rookie of the Year?

Travis Pulver

It has been an incredible year for Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto. It started out with ...

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Can any of these guys steal the AL MVP title from Mookie Betts?

Travis Pulver

The kind of season Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has had is easy to describe—it is ...

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Can the Washington Nationals still win the NL East?

Travis Pulver

The NL East was expected to be a little tougher this season, but the Washington Nationals were ...

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Most intriguing MLB contenders after the trade deadline

Travis Pulver

The MLB trade deadline has now come and gone. As often happens with baseball, there were a few ...

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Seven MLB Players You Don’t Know but Should Be Watching

Travis Pulver

Superstars make the wide world of sports go ‘round. Whatever our game of choice is, we all watch ...

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Don’t Expect Much Excitement in the American League Until October

Travis Pulver

When the NFL season passes the halfway point, it is often not hard to tell who the competitors are ...

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The all-time greatest MLB pitchers to ever grace the mound

Elvin Reed

The game of baseball is exciting for a number of reasons. You’ve got your diving catches, your ...

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The top 5 AL & NL MVP candidates for the 2018 season

Travis Pulver

With each team nearing its 80th game of the year, it is safe to say that fans have seen enough to ...

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Six tough decisions for MLB All-Star voters this season

Travis Pulver

Next month, the best of the best that Major League Baseball has to offer will descend on the ...

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Are the Houston Astros the most complete team in baseball? 

Travis Pulver

When it comes time to pass judgment on baseball teams, the argument is typically centered around ...

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Does anyone want to win the AL Central? 

Travis Pulver

With over 100 games left to play in the 2018 MLB season a lot could happen. Someone currently ...

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Is Mike Trout underpaid?

Travis Pulver

This season, the contract talk has been all about two guys: Washington Nationals slugger Bryce ...

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Which surprising MLB contenders are here to stay?

Travis Pulver

Prior to the start of any MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL season, every team theoretically has shot at ...

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Is this the year of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the NL West?

Travis Pulver

For the last five years, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been the team to beat in the NL West. They’ve ...

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Milwaukee Brewers ready to be the team to beat in the NL Central?

Travis Pulver

Expectations were not high for the Milwaukee Brewers last season. The outcome wasn’t exactly ...

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Ten biggest surprises of the 2018 MLB season (so far)

Travis Pulver

If it was possible to predict who was going to do what and which teams were going to win, watching ...

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Should the Dodgers slow start be a cause for concern?

Travis Pulver

The Los Angeles Dodgers were built to win the World Series. Not just a World Series, but multiple ...

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Bryce Harper looking like a $400 million man (so far)

Travis Pulver

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is one of the lucky ones. He knew what he wanted to be ...

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What’s the best MLB team $223 million could buy?

David Schwartz

Before the start of the MLB season, we learned that the Boston Red Sox had leapt to the top of the ...

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Who’s going to win 2018 MLB Comeback Player of the Year?

Travis Pulver

The 2018 MLB season is underway! Time for the Houston Astros to defend their World Series title and ...

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Seven MLB players looking to capitalize on contract years this season

Travis Pulver

Next to winning the World Series, free agency is probably the one thing baseball players dream of ...

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What an MLB series in London could mean for the state of baseball in Europe

Bianca Silva

London has long been a city for American sports to introduce themselves to highly passionate soccer ...

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Best athlete movie cameos of all time

Izak Tareb

Many athletes are idolized by their fans for their prowess on the field of play, or court, or ring, ...

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Eight rookie debuts every MLB fan should look forward to this season

Travis Pulver

The new MLB season will start on March 29 this year, the earliest start date ever (excluding ...

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Should David Wright just retire already?

Bianca Silva

On May 27, 2016, New York Mets third baseman David Wright hit his seventh home run of the season in ...

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Top 5 teams that have a shot at ending their World Series drought

Travis Pulver

There is nothing baseball fans love more than seeing their team win the World Series. But a distant ...

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Has the “elite closer” become obsolete in MLB?

Travis Pulver

There was a time when closers were the rock stars of professional baseball. These guys typically ...

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Chicago Cubs bigger World Series contenders after signing Yu Darvish?

Travis Pulver

The offseason was a strange one for Major League Baseball. Spring training for the 2018 season is ...

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MLB players every fan will know by the end of the 2018 season

Travis Pulver

The key to any successful championship campaign is not the play of a team’s superstars. Those are ...

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Seven high-profile MLB players that are still free agents

Travis Pulver

When free agency begins for the NFL, the best players are snatched up and signed to lucrative deals ...

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Is all the criticism of Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins unfair?

Travis Pulver

Derek Jeter is accustomed to criticism and hate. It comes as part of playing for a professional ...

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The Yankees take a fun risk on Aaron Boone

David Schwartz

As you may have heard, the New York Yankees just gave Aaron Boone the biggest job in sports. Boone ...

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New York’s youth movement is fun to watch

Merav Savir

We all know the saying ‘out with the old, in with the new.’ It seems as if in the last few years, ...

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How do the LA Dodgers make sure they are in a position to win it all next year?

Travis Pulver

For most of the regular season, it appeared as if this was going to be the year for the Los Angeles ...

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Are the New York Yankees making a mistake not bringing Joe Girardi Back?

Travis Pulver

There is no team in sports, collegiate or professional, that is as recognized around the world as ...

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Dodgers & Astros: a World Series history lesson

Layla Odin

We’re just hours away from the first pitch of the 2017 World Series, a matchup between two of the ...

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Before first pitch: a 2017 MLB Playoff Preview

David Schwartz

Only eight teams remain in the MLB Playoffs and now we’re back to the good old-fashioned division ...

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Records broken and milestones reached during the 2017 MLB season

Merav Savir

Remember the whole conversation about whether or not baseball is boring and we should change it? ...

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The 2017 Yankees might have killed Bryce Harper’s future in pinstripes

David Schwartz

Bryce Harper will be an unrestricted free agent heading into the 2019 season, and it’s widely ...

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MLB teams with the most to look forward to – next year

Travis Pulver

For the fans of a handful of baseball teams, this is a very exciting time of year. A few teams have ...

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Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton—most valuable trade bait?

Travis Pulver

There has not been much for fans of the Miami Marlins to get excited about in recent years. Their ...

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The women of minor league baseball

Merav Savir

  No skirts, no gimmicks, no league of their own. There haven’t been many women ...

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MLB Players Weekend, what’s the point?

Merav Savir

  If you follow baseball, you’ve probably heard of this year’s inaugural Players Weekend. ...

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Can Jose Altuve Bring The AL MVP Home For Houston?

Travis Pulver

The Houston Astros are definitely the big story in the American League this season. It was just a ...

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Four things to know about the latest MLB rookie sensation, Boston’s Rafael Devers

Merav Savir

There are plenty of reasons to remember this MLB season for years to come. From Giancarlo Stanton’s ...

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Five things you need to know about the LA Dodgers right now

Merav Savir

If you haven’t heard yet, the LA Dodgers are unstoppable. As of writing this, on Sunday morning, ...

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The 5 Most Interesting Trade Deadline Acquisitions

David Schwartz

The MLB’s trade deadline has come and gone, with some teams making deals right up until the 4:00 PM ...

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National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017

Layla Odin

This weekend, the Class of 2017 will be enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony ...

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MLB may have a record breaking number of foreign-born players, but they (mostly) come from the same countries

Merav Savir

At the start of the 2017 season, Major League Baseball announced an exciting statistic: more than a ...

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The 9 greatest streaks in MLB history

Layla Odin

We love streaks in sports. We look at every little statistic in every sport to find something to ...

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Here come the reigning champions

Merav Savir

Don’t look now, but the Chicago Cubs are making their way back to the top. This season, the ...

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Are the Houston Astros destined to suffer the same fate as the Chicago Cubs?

Travis Pulver

It hasn’t been easy being a fan of the Houston Astros for much of the last decade. After making it ...

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2017 is the year of the longball, here are three theories why

Merav Savir

If you feel as if you’ve been hearing about more home run hitters and balls flying out of the park ...

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The Yankees’ Youth Movement Is Already A Success

David Schwartz

The New York Yankees haven’t won a World Series since 2009. Once upon a time, a drought like this ...

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Forget football, will Tim Tebow be playing in the MLB soon?

Merav Savir

Tim Tebow was a sensation as a college quarterback. The Heisman winner out of Florida threw for ...

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Aaron Judge is in a league of his own

Merav Savir

If you’ve been paying attention to baseball this season you don’t need a formal introduction to ...

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The baseball stats you should be paying attention to

Layla Odin

Baseball is a game of numbers. Everything is about statistics and acronyms. HR, WHIP, AB, RBI, OPS, ...

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