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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Rules Made to Be Broken

It’s an outrage. A debacle. A travesty. I’m fired up. And I’m talking about men’s slow-pitch softball. Who knew I could care so much about  a sport that Artie Lange “realistically” pretends to play? But it happened. I’ll explain. It was a slow sports weekend. So I was flipping through the channels desperate for something […]

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Phillies Have No Lee-Way

Ruben Amaro was right. OK, half right. OK, not right at all … but he had a good reason for ultimately making a bad decision. Back when Philadelphia was ready to burn itself to the ground after the Phillies GM decided to trade Cliff Lee to Seattle for Phillipe Aumont, Tyson Gillies and J.C. Ramirez, […]

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A Cy for a Cy? … Sigh

Deep breath Philadelphia. You can’t always get what you want. But if you try, sometimes you might find, you get what you need. Roy Halladay has gone from savior to consolation prize in a matter of 18 hours. As the megadeal ballooned by the second, Phillies fans went from perplexed to ready to burn Ruben […]

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