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David Ortiz: ‘Selfie With President Was Definitely Not A Set-Up!’

David Ortiz and President

David Ortiz, the 38-year-old Red Sox slugger, created another one of his signature feel-good moments on Tuesday when he snapped “selfie” with President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony to honor the Boston club for their 2013 World Series victory. But no sooner had the beloved figure known as Big Papi tweeted the image,… Read more »

MLB Trade Rumors: Jimmy Rollins Replace Derek Jeter In New York?

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MLB trade rumors are always a part of spring training as teams figure out what their future season looks like. But the latest MLB trade rumors involve a potential blockbuster involving Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, rumors of recent problems between Jimmy Rollins and manager Ryne Sandberg has Rollins… Read more »

$25 Corn Dog: 18 Inches Long And Bacon Stuffed, Pure Heaven

$25 Corn Dog

You might think that $25 is a high price to pay for a corn dog, but the Arizona Diamondbacks don’t think it is, especially as it’s stuffed with bacon, cheese, and jalapenos, and served with a side order of fries. Officials from the team revealed to ESPN.com that the new ‘D-Bat Dog’ – as it… Read more »

Phillies Legend Mike Schmidt Fights A Different Battle

Mike Schmidt doing what he did best

Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt has faced a lot of opponents. Last August, after a routine visit to his dermatologist, Schmidt found out that he would be battling for his life; he was diagnosed with Stage Three Skin Cancer. Instead of being a Spring Training Guest instructor for the Phillies, he… Read more »

Ryne Sandberg Appears To Be Feuding With His Star Player

Ryne Sandberg has a problem with Jimmy Rollins

Ryne Sandberg is entering his first full season as the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies and he’s already got a rather large problem on his hands. It appears the Hall-of-Famer is having a bit of a feud with his starting shortstop, Jimmy Rollins. The rift between Sandberg and his player appears to be over playing… Read more »

Detroit Tigers Will Win the 2014 World Series — Here’s Why

Detroit Tigers could be celebrating a championship in October.

The Detroit Tigers will be the team to beat in Major League Baseball this season and many are expecting that the Tigers will finally break through and win the World Series in 2014. Of course, the Tigers have come close before. Detroit made it to the ALCS in 2013 before losing to the eventual world… Read more »

Curt Schilling’s Cancer Needs More Surgery, Diagnosis Not Revealed

curt schilling cancer surgery radiation

Curt Schilling’s cancer diagnosis last month was a shock to his family and the sports community. His baseball analyst and announcing career has been temporarily put on hold as he seeks radiation treatment for cancer. Curt Schilling announced on Monday that he will need to undergo more surgery as he faces radiation. Schilling made an… Read more »

Heisman Winner Jameis Winston Goes Hitless Against The New York Yankees

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Heisman winning quarterback Jameis Winston went hitless yesterday against the New York Yankees. No, that isn’t a typo. Winston, who led Florida State to a National Championship over Auburn in the BCS title game last month, also plays baseball for his school as well. And on Tuesday, February 25, Jameis got to fulfill a lifelong… Read more »

Los Angeles Dodgers Ink Cuban Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena To $25 Million Deal

Los Angeles Dodgers sign Cuban Erisbel Arruebarrena

The Los Angeles Dodgers most recent experiences with Cuban players have been quite successful, most notably the dynamic Yasiel Puig. With this in mind, the organization announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract worth $25 million. This total reportedly includes a $7.5 million signing bonus. The Dodgers are considered a… Read more »