The List of 2011 Best-Paid Athletes In Sports Offers Some Great Surprises

ESPN recently released a list of the top paid athletes in 31 sports. The earnings represent salaries and/or prize money from 2011 or most recent season; excludes endorsements, appearance fees, sponsorships and other income sources. After perusing the list, we found some surprises which left us scratching our head. Of course, the list featured many […]

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2012 MLB Predictions

It’s that time of year again. Prognostication is perilous, but our intrepid “experts” are swinging for the fences. See our picks for the 2012 MLB season below: Lee Russakoff NL Division Winners: Phillies, Reds, Giants NL Wild Card: Braves over Nationals NLDS: Phillies over Braves, Reds over Giants NLCS: Reds over Phillies AL Division Winners: […]

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Pujols Says He’s Against ‘El Hombre’ Signs

When the Angels signed away Albert Pujols from the Cardinals at the price of $250 million over 10 years this past December, it was clear the franchise was seeking a new face in Anaheim. ‘Fans will pay to see ‘The Machine’ crush the stitching off baseballs,’ Angels’ brass most likely thought. ‘It’s good business and […]

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Report: Tigers Land Prized Free Agent Prince Fielder

In a surprising move, the Detroit Tigers have reportedly agreed to a nine-year deal worth an estimated $214 million with prized free agent Prince Fielder, according to CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman. Initial reports had it that three teams were in play for the game’s top free agent: the Washington Nationals, Texas Rangers and […]

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Report: Ryan Braun Tests Positive for PED

Reigning National League MVP Ryan Braun has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug, according to sources familiar with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.” If the initial test results are upheld, the Milwaukee Brewers star faces a 50-game suspension. A spokesman for Braun issued the following statement Saturday: “There are highly unusual circumstances surrounding this case which […]

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Buck Up, Philadelphia

Baseball is about moments. There’s no game clock. No seconds. No minutes. No shot clocks. There are pitches. There are hits. There are outs … all of them moments. In baseball, time doesn’t exist. The game doesn’t end until one team gets 27 outs … no matter how long it takes. And that’s exactly what […]

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Pain Does Not Exist in this Dojo

It certainly wasn’t pretty. But when you’re fighting for your season, when you’re one loss away from going home, style points don’t mean much. There is one goal. Survive at any cost. You scratch. You claw. You fight. You do whatever it takes. Even if you have to do it on one leg. And that’s […]

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