Erik Ahrendt

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Alfonso Soriano Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Chicago Cubs Outfielder

While Alfonso Soriano is no longer the dynamic 40-40 threat that he was during his prime, the Chicago Cubs' 37-year-old outfielder can still be an asset in the season's second half. The veteran outfielder has reportedly been acquired by the New York Yankees.

An Inside Look at the Surprisingly Violent Quidditch World Cup

Sunset on a Saturday in early November. The playing fields of Randall's Island, New York City. It's near the end of the first day of the surprisingly violent 2011 Quidditch World Cup, and we of the Outside Magazine Partially Icelandic Quidditch World Cup Team—OMPIQWCT for short—are ready to kick …

Pebble has sold 275,000 units, with 1 million apps downloaded so far

Pebble has finally released some of its sales figures, having just gone on sale at local retailer Best Buy, and things are looking pretty good for the little Kickstarter company.<p>So far, Pebble has sold a total of 275,000 smart watches, 85,000 of which came from initial Kickstarter backers, with the …

Rovio teases July 15th announcement for brand new Angry Birds Star Wars game

Last November, Rovio introduced a new Angry Birds Star Wars game that brought iconic Star Wars locations and characters from the movies into the Angry Birds gameplay universe. Today the developer is teasing what looks to be an entirely new Star Wars themed Angry Birds game. While Rovio’s initial …

Back for another bite: 'Sharknado' encore airing July 18th amid sequel talks

Looking to capitalize on an unforeseen Twitter sensation, Syfy has announced that television audiences will have a second chance to see <i>Sharknado</i> on July 18th at 7PM EST. The made-for-TV movie prompted a flurry of Twitter activity when it originally aired last night, at one point topping out at …

MLB Picks: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has just three hits in 33 career at-bats against St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jake Westbrook, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Thursday as the two teams open up a four-game series at Wrigley Field.<p>Courtesy of SBR Forum, the …

Fantasy Baseball 2013: Week 16's Buy Low, Sell High Trade Advice

What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing?<p>Fantasy baseball, just like the real thing, is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait in particular comes in handy in regard to trading.<p>Knowing which player to trade away and which to deal for—and knowing just the right time to do …

8 Biggest MLB Storylines Heading into the All-Star Break

With the All-Star break next week and teams at or just past the halfway mark of their season, the dog days of summer are upon MLB fans. This year has been a little different though, as there are a number of storylines that will keep fan's attention.<p>The World Series champions continue to struggle, …

7/10/13: Angels club five homers in rout of Cubs

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Just a normal Thursday night doing splits at Turner Field.

The 50 Greatest MLB All-Star Game Moments of All Time

When a collection of the sport's finest players gather together for one star-studded game, it's inevitable that storied memories will transpire. Since 1933, Major League Baseball's first All-Star Game, there have been countless great moments.<p>But great moments can be defined in a number of ways: the …

Take it all in, Kris Bryant. This is your future.