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The 25 Most Overpaid Players In Major League Baseball

Many of those players are severely overpaid and on the next few pages we will take a look at the most overpaid in baseball.<p>To do this, we will look at a player's overall production based on Wins Above Replacement (WAR) and translate that to a dollar value. We will then compare that value to what …

Civil War historian makes Gettysburg his focus and his home

The wheat had been flattened in the somber field where the dead Confederates were lined up for burial in 1863.<p>Forty-four bodies, some with their legs tied together to make them easier to carry, had been gathered by their comrades. But there was no time to dig the graves, and this was how the …

Cincinnati Bengals: Why Giovani Bernard Will Win Offensive ROY

Link to Media<p>Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard will win the offensive Rookie of the Year honors this season.<p>Sounds like a presumptuous statement, doesn't it? Maybe. However, there are several factors that make this speculation quite realistic.<p>Bernard has the makings of a complete back …

Football (U.S.)

NFL Linebacker James Harrison Spends More On Massage Than You Did On Your House. But Can He Deduct It?

NFL Linebacker and terrifying human being James Harrison, he of the striped helmet and checkered past, made news yesterday during his introductory press conference with the Cincinnati Bengals when he disclosed that he spends upwards of $500,000 annually on training, massage, and other body work.<p>“My …

Dick Trickle's brother: Pain was issue

CONCORD, N.C. -- Short-track legend Dick Trickle wouldn't have committed suicide were he not in such severe pain, his brother told ESPN.com on Friday.<p>…

Motorsport

Preakness Predictions 2013: Last-Minute Analysis

With the Preakness Stakes looming, the racing world is abuzz with the possibility that Orb could become one step closer to claiming the Triple Crown. Eight rivals have stepped up to dethrone the champion, and it will certainly be a memorable race.<p>At this point, final preparations have been made, …

Horse Racing

Hall of Famer Ken Venturi, 82, dies

Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.<p>His …

Samsung Expects Galaxy S4 To Hit 10m Sales Before End of May

Samsung expects Galaxy S4 sales to break the 10 million milestone over the next seven days, making it one of the fastest-selling smartphones the company has ever produced.<p>Shin Jong-kyun, co-CEO of Samsung Electronics told a number of journalists at an industry event in Seoul, South Korea, that the …