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  1. Peterson could have trouble staying great

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Even before Friday's news that he would be listed as doubtful for the final game of the Minnesota Vikings' 2013 season, this year would have to qualify as a trying one for Adrian Peterson. The reigning NFL MVP began with talk o...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  2. Texas prospect wins AFL Stars Game MVP

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers prospect Brett Nicholas went 3-for-4 with two homers to earn MVP honors in the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game on Saturday. Nicholas played first base for the West Division in a 9-2 victory. "It feels nice to do something like that," N...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  3. 1B Chris McGuiness is AFL MVP

    Richard Durrett

    First baseman Chris McGuiness, playing for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League, has been named the 2012 MVP of the league. The 24-year-old Rangers' prospect led the league with 27 RBIs and hit .283 with four home runs in 25 games. Th...

    Blog | November 17, 2012
  4. The great AL MVP debate

    Buster Olney

    If you are looking for precedents for the AL Most Valuable Player Award voting, maybe the best could be drawn from the 1876 presidential election, when there was no consensus and the guy who won the popular vote wound up losing. Thankfully, federal t...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  5. With many quality candidates, voters have a tough call for AL MVP...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the AL MVP is a tough call, and it's possible Justin Verlander gets the most first-place votes and still loses the award to Jacoby Ellsbury, Miguel Cabrera, Jose Bautista, or others. Plus notes on the latest hot stove buzz.

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  6. Making the Case for Matt Forte, MVP

    Robert Mays

    Yesterday on Grantland, my esteemed colleague Bill Barnwell handicapped the race for the 2011 NFL MVP award. Because the list was designed to predict whom a bunch of sportswriters will vote as the Best Quarterback on the Best Team, it provided few su...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. MLB - Best prospects Bryce Harper and Mike Trout play on same out...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey writes that a big part of MLB's future can be seen on the same outfield this fall, as Bryce Harper and Mike Trout both team up with the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  8. QBR shows Michael Vick's MVP path

    Chris Sprow

    Chris Sprow explains how Michael Vick's newfound accuracy isn't an outlier and, when combined with his legs, makes him an ideal MVP candidate.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  9. NFL great Len Dawson

    Super Bowl MVP Len Dawson stops by to chat. Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Len Dawson will be stopping by to chat about his experience as a Super Bowl-winning quarterback. At a time when people thought the AFL co...

    Chat | January 29, 2011
  10. Fields has dreamlike performance

    The Miami Dolphins-New York Jets clash featured little offense and a pair of statistically horrendous quarterback performances, so it seems fitting that we proclaim a punter as the most valuable player from this contest. Fields Dolphins punter ...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  11. ESPN.com ranks Super Bowl QBs' performances

    Allison Wachs

    From Joe Montana to Tony Eason, ESPN.com ranks the Super Bowl starting quarterbacks from 1-84.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2009
  12. Jeff Miller unveils the real MVP of Super Bowl III

    Jeff Miller

    Joe Namath wasn't the only standout player in Super Bowl III. Here are the five most outstanding performers from that historic game.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2009
  13. Arena league owners vote to cancel '09 season

    The Arena Football League has canceled its 2009 season subject to agreement of the players' union. The decision comes days after the AFL said next season had not been suspended.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  14. Grieb, D'Orazio, Bonner highlight free agent class

    Grieb, D'Orazio highlight list of 2008 free agents

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2008
  15. D'Orazio's 8 TDs help Soul win first ArenaBowl title

    Matt D'Orazio threw seven touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead the Philadelphia Soul to their first ArenaBowl victory, beating defending AFL champion San Jose 59-56 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 27, 2008
  16. Soul run away with postseason honors

    Gary Horton

    With so many great performances by so many players, it wasn't easy to choose the winners of the individual awards. But it's time to hand out the postseason hardware.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2008