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An Anthem of War at US Sporting Events

The playing of the national anthem before US sporting events can be traced back to the 1918 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Boston Red Sox, and an unplanned occurrence that led to the tradition, and now basically … Continue reading

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Curt Schilling Says He Was Denied HOF Because of Politics

Curt Schilling had an erratic major league career that saw him pitch for five major league team, winning more than 20 games in three different seasons, but also compiling season records such as 2-8, 9-10, 11-12, and 8-9. He shined … Continue reading

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Big Changes in Boston as the Red Sox Raid the NL West

The Boston Red Sox went from World Champions to the AL East basement in a single season, and despite a year when some of the organization’s prized prospects got golden opportunities to display their potential, the team has now reverted … Continue reading

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Angels and Matt Shoemaker Step It Up and Keep It Going

A day after losing ace Garrett Richards for the rest of this season and likely a big chunk of next, the Angels got a sparkling performance from their now number two starter, rookie Matt Shoemaker, as the team shutout Boston … Continue reading

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Baseball Note of the Day – August 14, 2014

After much speculation as to whether or not a small rogue group of powerful owners would have enough power and leverage to get the votes for their guy, Boston Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner, things fell into place for Bug … Continue reading

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Baseball Note of the Day – August 10, 2014

It took 19 innings and six-and-one-half hours of playing time, but the Angels beat the Red Sox early this morning, 5-4, on Albert Pujols’ 22d home run of the season, off of Brandon Workman. Garrett Richards pitched another great game, … Continue reading

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Stand-Pat Dodgers Did the Right Thing

With close races throughout the majors and that second wild card team in each league, MLB general managers had a trading frenzy leading up to today’s non-waiver trade deadline, with as many big names changing teams as I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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Suddenly, the Dodgers Do Need Another Starter

Fresh off a dominating three-game sweep of the Giants that returned the Dodgers to first place in the NL West Division, the team begins a home stand with a three-game series against the Braves. Tonight’s first game matches the still … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long Road Back for Josh Beckett

Yesterday I wrote about how the Dodgers needed a shakeup right about now, to provide the kick in the behind they received a year ago when Yasiel Puig was called up. Well, maybe the comeback of Josh Beckett that hit … Continue reading

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