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The Steroid Hunt

We know what MLB players were doing during the steroid era. Here's what baseball writers did.<p>As sports fans, we’ve decided two things about the …

4 Questions That Will Change Your Life

Nothing stands still. Things either get better or they get worse. <i>You</i> are either getting better or worse. It’s a universal principle starting with the …

A Lesson About Mindset from Cristiano Ronaldo

These past few weeks, months and perhaps even years, the topic of Wayne Rooney and his fitness has been a constant point of discussion and...

Dreams → Reality: Step-by-Step Breakdown of the Entire Process

Last week, I visualized my new workout partner. Today, I’m benching 20 lbs more than I ever have before.<p>A few months ago, I noticed a 50-year-old man …

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Motivation

The Royals are primed for one last run

<i>Yordano Ventura</i> <i>was tragically taken from us a couple days ago. I am sure that I speak on behalf of the Beyond the Box Score family when I say that</i> …

Ryan Howard is still hoping for one more shot at a World Series ring

Ryan Howard and his wife, Krystle, had something of a bet this offseason, a "friendly little thing," as Ryan put it.<p>Fans would approach Ryan in Philadelphia and tell him, "Great career." Krystle interpreted the remark as congratulations for his accomplishments with the Phillies. Ryan would tell her …

Cubs strong contenders for three major awards — MVP, Cy Young and manager

One year after becoming the first Cubs player in seven seasons to earn National League Rookie of the Year honors, Kris Bryant will find out Thursday if he has reached one of the game's highest individual echelons.<p>The Baseball Writers' Association of America will announce its annual awards this …

Blockbuster Trades That Could Shake Up the 2016-17 MLB Offseason

This winter's MLB free-agent class offers little in the way of impact players. As a result, we could see unusually high movement among the game's biggest names who are still under contract.<p>With baseball winter meetings a little less than a month away, a number of star players are already rumored in …

Shohei Otani, World's Coolest Baseball Player, Crushes A Ball Into The Tokyo Dome Ceiling

Some things that 22-year-old Shohei Otani has done this year: break his own record for the fastest pitch ever thrown in Japanese baseball (102 mph), …

R.A. Dickey agrees to one-year deal with Braves

ATLANTA -- R.A. Dickey was won over by an Atlanta Braves sales team that included two Hall of Famers, including a fellow knuckleballer.<p>Dickey said he …

R.A. Dickey, Bartolo Colon give Braves bridge to future

While most MLB clubs will focus on SIERA, WHIP and FIP with their starting pitcher acquisitions this offseason, the Atlanta Braves are taking a hard …

Mets Lose Bartolo Colon to Atlanta Braves

After three logic-defying seasons, 43-year-old Bartolo Colon left the Mets Friday for a deal with the Atlanta Braves.<p>The Mets have lost their folk hero.<p>After three logic-defying seasons in which he endeared himself to fans with his mischievous grin, ample belt size, and mastery of exactly one …

B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 15 Corner Infielders Available for 2017

Now that everyone has said goodbye to the World Series and the 2016 Major League Baseball season, it's time to say hello to MLB's Hot Stove season.<p>'Tis the season when dozens of players pack their bags and get moving after signing on the dotted line or learning they've been traded. We're here to …

Millions at Wrigley, downtown for Cubs' World Series parade, rally

Chicago transformed into a sea — and a river — of Cubbie blue Friday as the city celebrated the Cubs' historic, if still somewhat surreal, World Series triumph.<p>A massive crowd turned out for a parade and rally — dubbed "Cubstock 2016" by manager Joe Maddon — that finally rewarded the loyalty of the …

How It Felt to Be in the Dugout With the Chicago Cubs After They Won the World Series

I get a bear hug from John Cusack and suddenly we’re talking joyfully with Bill Murray and Michael Wilbon about the epic dimensions of what we have …

Top MLB Prospects, Scouting Reports, Analysis

We’re down to five players who debuted before the year 2000

Calendar years are an artificial construct, as are decades and centuries and the base-ten system that makes years with 0s and 5s on the end of them …

‘I was very disoriented…then I saw Tim’ Tebow: Fan on seizure at game

By Cindy Boren<p>, Reporter<p>Des Bieler<p>, Reporter<p>The Scottsdale Scorpions got their first real-game taste of Tebowmania Tuesday, and they darn near got the total package. The 29-year-old former quarterback, now a Mets prospect making his Arizona Fall League debut and a man known for his deep Christian …

Baseball

Former Red Sox trainer: Ortiz was 'playing on stumps'

It turns out David Ortiz was playing out his MLB career in more pain than anyone imagined.<p>The now-retired slugger didn't hide the fact that his final …

Absurd Cubs-Indians World Series Game 7 was everything we love about baseball

Game 7 had 108 years of drama rolled up into 10 innings of championship-level baseball<p>CLEVELAND -- The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians …

England’s Danger: The 1874 Tour

First Nine cigars 1874, Boston and Philadelphia, English TourIn his comedy <i>The Merry Wives of Windsor</i>, William Shakespeare famously suggested, “Better …

Great Britain

“Double X” Jimmie Foxx Receives Third MVP Award!

<b>Jimmie Foxx Photo Gallery<br>Click on any image below to see photos in full size and to start Photo Gallery:</b><p>The great slugger Jimmie Foxx<p>Lefty tends to …

Fenway Park, Boston, MA, July 4, 1947 - Red Sox great Ted Williams in left field with the freshly painted Green Monster behind him

<b>Ted Williams is in position in left field as his Red Sox square off with the Philadelphia Athletics in a Fourth of July doubleheader. Boston was</b> …

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