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The Tampa Bay Rays can sigh a special sign of relief after news that their starting pitcher, Alex Cobb, was released from the hospital 24 hours after a very scary incident that occurred Saturday at...

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Standing Os And Father of the Year Goes to: Tim Duncan.  Being in the NBA Finals did not stop Tim Duncan from spending time with his kids on Father’s Day this past Sunday. Duncan, who...

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While fights may be a common occurrence during hockey games, they are quite rare in baseball. It appears that the Dodgers are trying to break away from that generalization though, as they have been getting...

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Mets captain and third baseman David Wright has had a good enough year (.288/.379/.482 with nine home runs), but while he may be playing close to top form it’s not quite enough to land a...

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The Oakland A’s have certainly played their fair share of extra innings. Apparently a 19-inning win in April wasn’t enough free baseball for Oakland fans, so the A’s decided to take nine extra innings to...

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With a 29-33 record, it’s easy to see that the Kansas City Royals have been under-performing this year. What started out as a season filled with so much promise has turned into a house of...

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In a Monday night marathon between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays that took 5 hours and 24 minutes to play 14 innings and total 32 hits and 18 runs combined, the length...

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Standing Os:  The Houston Texans took a step back from business this week and moved their starting practice so that members of the organization could attend a memorial service for the fallen firefighters in Houston. ...

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There was a great deal of fanfare surrounding this year’s baseball draft. While the MLB may not get the attention that the NFL or NBA does, it cannot be underestimated how important this time is...

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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees hasn’t played a single game this season but his name keeps popping up in the news. First it was GM Brian Cashman commenting about his gargantuan contract and...

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