Saturday, October 29, 2011

Predicting next 25 World Series champs

Now that baseball season is over, the race to resign players and sign free agents has begun. Teams have already made changes (like the Cubs and Red Sox getting new GM's). Others are figuring what needs to be done. Of course, with all the changes that could be made, let's have some fun.

Will Nelson Cruz be Bill Buckner?

After the Cardinals won, one question that started to linger "If Nelson Cruz was hurt, why is he out there?" or "Why didn't Cruz hustle to the ball?". Some went as far as even compared Cruz to Bill Bucker.

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series

Call them the comeback kids, call them the cardiac Cardinals if you like. But you have to call the St. Louis Cardinals the 2011 World Series champs.

Friday, October 28, 2011

NBA to cancel more games

By Brian Mahoney of the AP (via ESPN)

As NBA players and owners wait to see who will blink first, fans are stuck staring at a blank calendar.

Women's boxing split as governing body suggests skirts

By Jessica Creighton of the BBC

Women's boxing has always divided opinion but now there are splits within the sport over suggestions that competitors should wear skirts.

David Freese Rallies Cardinals past Rangers in11TH, Force Game 7

David Freese is living a dream that every child dreams about.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Is NHL Benefitting From NBA Lockout?

By Kyle Andrew Busch of TheCheckingLine.com

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is going through what the NHL went through in 2005. Their Collective Bargaining Agreement was up and the owners and players could not find any even ground to settle on a deal. Therefore, in 2005 the NHL canceled it's season completely.

Terrell Owens Practices In Los Angeles, Gets No Attention From NFL Teams

Terrell Owens had a workout and invited all 32 teams to watch. As we all know, he is hoping to get picked up by a contending NFL team.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Epstein: 'Feels great to be a Cub today'

It is offical. Theo Epstein is now in charge of the Cubs. It will be an interesting ride. The Cubs have some talented players, but they have issues that need to be addressed.

Mike Napoli Joins List of Unsung World Series Heroes

By Orly Rios Jr. of Bleacher Report:

In a span of just four days in January, Mike Napoli, a 17th-round pick of the Los Angeles Angels back in 2005, was traded from the Angels to the Blue Jays, then to the Texas Rangers.

Monday, October 24, 2011

NBA could cancel games 'indefinitely'?

By Ben Golliver of CBS Sports:

National Basketball Players Association president Derek Fisher said the NBA's owners were lying on Friday, and we spent all weekend waiting around anxiously for the other shoe to drop.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Broncos rally to beat Dolphins 18 - 15

By Steve Wine of the AP (via NBC Sports):

Fans chanted Tim Tebow's name in derision. They hooted as he missed open receivers, got buried under blitzes and kept falling short on third down.

Foster totals 234 yards as Texans rout Titans 41-7

Whoever had Arian Foster on their fantasy team must be a happy person. 234 yards, 2 rushing touchdowns, and one TD reception.

Garcia breaks title drought with 11-shot win

3 years.

That was about how long since Sergio Garcia last won a tittle. And when Garcia won the Castello Masters, he won it in dominating fashion.

Pujols hits 3 HRs in blowout victory

The Cardinals took game 3 in a football like score of 16 - 7.

What made this game memorable (well for the Cardinals fans anyways) was that Albert Pujols hit not 1, not 2, but 3 home runs against the Rangers tonight.

Ben Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel at Pujols' performance and how game 3 progressed Pujols hits 3 HRs in blowout victory

Here is an excerpt: "Albert Pujols simply let his bat make all the noise. And boy, it was pretty loud.

Pujols hit three impressive home runs to tie the World Series record, amassing five hits and six RBI Saturday night as the St. Louis Cardinals romped past the Texas Rangers, 16-7, for a 2-1 edge.

The outburst by the three-time NL MVP came a day after he was barbed by the media for not sticking around to talk about a Game 2 error and loss. This time, everyone was talking about him.
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