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MLB Position-by-Position Player Power Rankings, Preseason Edition

Last season, I wrote a handful of articles breaking down my position-by-position power rankings. With spring training games underway and the regular season fast approaching, now is as good a time as any to put together my preseason rankings for 2014.<p>What follows is a look at the 10 (or 15 in the …

Baseball

David Ortiz would 'love' a gay teammate

Some great stuff by the <i>Boston Herald'</i>s Steve Buckley about his Spring Training conversation with Boston Red Sox superstar David Ortiz about gay …

Fan with Seahawks tattoo confident

Tim Connors insists he won't be nervous Sunday.<p>That's because the Seattle Seahawks fan, who had the team's logo along with "XLVIII Champs" tattooed …

Olympics committee will consider reinstating baseball for 2020 Games

Officials from the World Baseball Softball Confederation hope to meet with the IOC at this winter's games in Sochi, Russia.<p>The International Olympic Committee hope to meet with officials from the World Baseball Softball Confederation to discuss the potential reinstatement of baseball as an Olympic …

Nick Young tries to fight entire Phoenix Suns team, gets ejected

Nick Young got upset at Alex Len for a hard foul and then tried to fight anybody he could find.<p>Nick Young has all of the swag. Sometimes, however, that swag can get a little out of control. For example, here's a pretty hard (and potentially dirty) foul from Alex Len.<p>Young didn't appreciate it and …

Steph Curry is good at throwing basketballs into hoops from long distances

We get it, Steph. You can hit long-range shots. We're not impressed anymore. (ACTUALLY, WE'RE LIKE THE MOST IMPRESSED.)<p>You know how Stephen Curry is, like, preposterously good at throwing basketballs into basketball baskets from far away? Like, you know, how he shot 45.3 percent while taking 7.7 …

The 16 Fan Bases God Hated Most In 2013

It's been a painful year, but it'll get better. For some of you. *Tries not to look Cleveland in the eye*

Basketball

High School Football Player Tony Picard May Be 'Biggest Running Back In The World' At 6'4, 400 Lbs.

Billed as "The Biggest Running Back In The World" in the description of a YouTube video of his highlights, high school football player Tony Picard seems to be part myth, part viral video sensation and part college scout's dream but he is entirely a nightmare for opposing defenses.<p>According to …

Former Jazz ballboy reveals new details about Michael Jordan's flu game

The shoes worn by Michael Jordan during his famous “flu game” at the 1997 NBA Finals go up for auction next week and the current owner is telling the story about how he came to own the pair of Jordan’s Jordans, revealing some new details about the flu game.<p><i>The Salt Lake Tribune</i> shares the story of …

Men Sleep Naked and Other Useful Stuff Jawbone Up Can Tell Us

Women sleep on their sides more often then men do, men are twice as likely to sleep naked, and most of us are guilty of bringing our mobile phones …

Wearable Tech

6-Year-Old Girl Runs Half-Marathon in Under 3 Hours

Keelan Glass is amazing. That's as appropriate a word as any to describe a six-year-old girl who just completed her first half-marathon.<p>KTXS 12's Braid Blanks spoke with Keelan and her mother, Tracy, after the little girl's remarkable run at The Showdown Half Marathon in Dallas, where she completed …

Marathons

LeBron Goes on Defensive in Response to Peers' Skepticism of His Clutch Factor

LeBron James can't win.<p>Not literally, of course. All James has done over the past two seasons is collect a pair of MVP awards and two championship rings. In that important sense, he's done more winning than anyone.<p>But among critics—and apparently, even a sampling of his fellow NBA players—he's …

Michael Jordan

Presenting the MLB Award Winners

Now that the regular season is officially over, it's time to hand out some well-deserved hardware<p>With our American League tiebreaker now tiebroken, …

Terrell Suggs thinks Roger Goodell was behind Super Bowl blackout

Analytical reasoning must not be offered at Ball So Hard University.<p>Conspiracy theorist and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs told <i>E:60</i> he believes Roger Goodell was behind the Super Bowl blackout. When asked why, Suggs made the usual incoherent, non-specific accusations common amongst …

This Insane One-Handed Touchdown Is The Catch Of The Year So Far

Wow. Just wow.<p>Toledo and Central Michigan faced off this afternoon in what promised to be a matchup between MAC rivals that you paid zero attention to. Alonzo Russell had other plans.<p>While being held by a Central Michigan defender, the sophomore Toledo receiver reeled in this CRAZY one-handed …

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7 GIFs That Will Make You Reconsider Your Decision To Fight UFC Champion Jon "Bones" Jones

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Rice kicker's unbelievable onside kick fools Houston

With Rice trailing Houston 31-26 in the dying moments of Saturday’s game at Reliant Stadium, Rice kicker Chris Boswell was called upon to execute an onside kick. He proceeded to blow everyone’s minds.<p>This perfect rabona kick fooled the Houston hands team, which was caught off-guard entirely. Rice …

John McCain takes Dodgers to task

SAN DIEGO -- "Poolgate" reached the nation's capital Friday when Arizona Sen. John McCain voiced strong displeasure with the Los Angeles Dodgers' …

Orioles build a cupcastle during never-ending game

Rays outlast Orioles in 18 innings, move atop AL wild-card chase

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon was more than happy to wait until the early-morning hours for what he called an incredible …