Tag Archive: Baseball

Jul 19

U.S. will have its most female Olympians ever in Rio

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The U.S. Olympic team of 555 qualified athletes includes a record 292 women after the last sports announced their rosters Monday, which is more women than have competed for any nation at a single Olympics, according to Olympic historians. The previous record for female competitors was 289 by China at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to …

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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History

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1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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May 23

VenomStrikes.com: Pick up Chris Herrmann in your fantasy league

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Who would have thought two months ago*that Chris Herrmann would even make the Diamondbacks? Never mind become their hottest hitter. Just under two months into the season, Herrmann has done just that. He’s batting .290/.342/.609 with five home runs and 19 RBI in 24 games this season, including 13 RBI in his last ten starts. …

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May 16

This was the worst possible weekend for the Diamondbacks

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When someone asks a Diamondbacks fan how their weekend was at work or school tomorrow, they’ll probably say “good.” But the truth is, they’re dying on the inside. Heading into this*weekend’s series against the Giants, the Diamondbacks were only one game out of first place– with a golden chance to move into sole possession […] …

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May 13

10 Friday Questions 5/13

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1. Are you superstitious? 2. How many of the Friday the 13th movies have you seen? 3. What is your favorite movie theater snack? 4. Who is gonna win the NBA Championship? 5. What was the last thing that you fixed? 6. Who in the movie business seems the most down to earth? 7. Shark …

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May 06

10 Friday Questions 5/6

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1. Who is your all time favorite baseball player? 2. Are you an introvert or extrovert? 3. Your favorite spot in your home/apt? 4. A song that you remember from your childhood? 5. Last thing you watched on TV? 6. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong? 7. What is the …

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Apr 03

The Sports Bank.net: Chicago Cubs Opening Day Roster vs L.A. Angels Unveiled

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The Chicago Cubs have just unveiled their Opening Day 25-man roster. The 2016 season opener takes place tomorrow night in Los Angeles versus the Angels. It’s the “L.A. Angels,” or if you prefer, the “Anaheim Angels,” but it’s not “The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.” Team names are two words, not five. No one is …

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Mar 23

VenomStrikes.com: Fantasy baseball’s best pitching sleepers

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Yesterday you got all of the position player fantasy sleepers you could ever ask for. It was awesome. Today, you get all of the pitching sleepers you could ever ask for. Enjoy! Starters:* *Adam Wainwright: Wainwright’s value is somewhat low this year as he comes back from an Achillies tear. In five seasons prior to …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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Mar 01

Sports Clubs_ The SJ Guide to Finding Sponsorship

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Need money for your sports group? Stressed about how to pay the bills? Here are some ideas to get sponsorship. My kids played in travel leagues, both in soccer and fast pitch and this can get expensive. The costs add up quick, and it can sometimes be a burden to the family. Sponsorship is a …

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