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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  - I found myself asking that very […]

07/24/2014

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Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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Baffoe: Don Zimmer Was One Of Us

“I don’t want no day,” Zimmer once said. “I want friends, to live my life the way I wanna live it.”

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Pitcher John Danks #50 of the Chicago White Sox leaves the game in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Danks And White Sox Shut Down Dodgers 2-1

John Danks may have solved his problems away from home. The left-hander and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.

06/05/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox hits a two run home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Abreu Homers Again, White Sox Top Dodgers 4-1

Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game after coming off the disabled list, and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.

06/04/2014

Tyler Flowers #21 and Jose Quintana #62 react after an infield single from Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers resulting in a run and a 2-2 tie during the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on June 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Errors Doom White Sox In 5-2 Loss To Dodgers

The Chicago White Sox have committed the second-most errors in the American League, and Monday night was another dreadful performance by the defense — ruining a solid outing by Jose Quintana in his duel with Clayton Kershaw.

06/03/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 18: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks from the dugout to bat against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on September 18, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Still Has Doubters After Huge Rookie Season

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.

03/26/2014

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Will Win The World Series? Dodgers Vs. Red Sox

With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?

09/26/2013

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Sveum Ejected, Dodgers Blank Cubs 4-0

Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier hit solo homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday.

670 The Score–08/28/2013

Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second inning at Dodger Stadium on August 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Cubs Defeat Dodgers 3-2 Behind Wood

Travis Wood took his share of lumps in August, losing three in a row for the scuffling Chicago Cubs. He ended the month with a bang, outpitching Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties.

08/28/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: New York’s Dodger Blues

Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.

08/23/2013

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Video: Yasiel Puig Throws Strike From Right Field To Third Base

There’s a reason why Yasiel Puig is garnering so much attention.

670 The Score–08/15/2013

Carlos Villanueva #33 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning on August 4, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose To Dodgers 1-0

A.J. Ellis hit an RBI single, Stephen Fife pitched into the sixth inning on a day when Zack Greinke was pushed back a day for rest, and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their franchise-record road winning streak to 14 games with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

08/04/2013

A fan drinks a draft beer at a White Sox game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dodgers Unveil New Trick To Keep Ballpark Beer Cold

Ever spend $8 on a beer at a baseball game only to have the hot summer sun warm the beer before you could finish it?

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Carlos Marmol. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Dump Marmol, Acquire Guerrier From Dodgers

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer finally managed to rid themselves of Carlos Marmol and his hefty contract, but had to give up an international signing bonus slot to get it done.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2013

Matt Kemp. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Matt Kemp To Donate $1,000 For Every Home Run To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

We’ve seen this type of behavior from Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp before.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

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Video: Matt Kemp Gives A Disabled Fan His Hat, Jersey And Shoes

Professional athletes get a lot of attention when they screw up, but they hardly get any when they go out of their way to do good.

670 The Score–05/07/2013

Carlos Quentin charges Zack Greinke Thursday night in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Video: Greinke Breaks Collarbone After Quentin Charges Mound

Zack Greinke had his left arm in a sling and a dazed look on his face as he told his side of the story. Barely two hours before, the $147 million Dodgers pitcher was injured in a wild fight with the San Diego Padres that didn’t even end when the game did.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2013

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