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  1. Rays' D has been the difference

    The biggest difference between last year's last-place Tampa Bay Devil Rays and this year's first-place Tampa Bay Rays? You mean aside from the name change and the ugly uniforms? Yeah, aside from those. The obvious answer is pitching. After all, las...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2008
  2. Time for name change in Portland?

    The Portland Beavers are looking for a new name ... or not. Let me explain. The Beavers -- currently the Padres' Triple-A affiliate in the Pacific Coast League -- have a new owner, and he's looking to make some changes. As he should; though Portland...

    Blog | Conversation | August 22, 2007
  3. Ike's role in Pittsburgh

    Doug Mittler

    The Pittsburgh Pirates needed an upgrade at first base and Ike Davis needed a change of scenery. The two sides finally came together Friday night when the Bucs acquired Davis from the New York Mets for or pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be name...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  4. Position battle: Braves fifth starter

    Doug Mittler

    The names may change, but the Braves remain a franchise that relies heavily on its starting pitching rotation. Atlanta starters ranked fifth in the majors in ERA among starting pitchers last season (3.51), and GM Frank Wren made news earlier this spr...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. An early look at Charlotte's next logo?

    Joe Kaiser

    When Charlotte changes its team name from the Bobcats to the Hornets next season, it will also return to its original teal-based color scheme, evoking memories of the Larry Johnson and Alonzo Morning era for many of us. And already, one company mi...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  6. Kyrie Irving, Paul George among #NBArank's top 5 players for 2018...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan breaks down which players could be potential superstars in the 2018-19 season. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, who will be just 26 years old at that point, leads the list.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  7. August trade candidates across MLB

    Buster Olney

    The names have started passing through the waiver wires, and there will be a lot of deals this month, some general managers are predicting. More players will change hands as more teams wave the white flag on the 2013 season and try to save a little m...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  8. 2013 NBA Draft - Why teams should consider taking Alex Len over N...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla makes the case for why teams should consider taking Maryland center Alex Len over Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, even though Noel is the safer prospect and considered the favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  9. The Sooner State producing top talent

    Christopher Crawford

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. College pitching continues to dominate the 2013 draft-season, although a new name has worked its way to near the top of the list. Meanwhile, a trio of talented right-handed arms in the SEC continue...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  10. Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray and Oklahoma State's Jason Hursh are imp...

    Christopher Crawford

    Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray and Oklahoma State's Jason Hursh are impressing scouts.

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  11. Mark Stoops revitalizes Kentucky Wildcats recruiting

    Dave Hooker

    Following Mark Stoops' arrival, Kentucky closed strong in recruiting, netting two ESPN 300 prospects. Where do the Cats go from here?

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  12. Busy spring awaits Morgan Mahalak

    Erik McKinney

    Morgan Mahalak (Kentfield, Calif./Marin Catholic) might not be a name that is recognized by recruiting fans, but the 6-foot-2, 190-pound junior quarterback might be about to change that this spring. Stuck behind ESPN 300 quarterback and Cal commit...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  13. 2013 NFL draft -- Utah DT Star Lotulelei is moving near the top o...

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay's updated ranking of the top 32 prospects for the 2012 draft includes a new name at No. 2, and moves by other linemen and defensive backs.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  14. 2013 NFL draft -- Shuffling on the board means a new No. 1 prospe...

    Todd McShay

    Todd McShay's updated ranking of the top 32 prospects for the 2012 draft includes a number of D-linemen and three QBs.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  15. LB Juwon Young impresses at camps

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Most people didn't know the name Juwon Young before the summer, but that's starting to change as he continues to compete in various camps. On Saturday, the Albany, Ga., linebacker was in Auburn for the Tigers' Mini-Camp II. "I wasn...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  16. NBA - General managers talk about Nash, Garnett and other over-30...

    Ric Bucher

    Ric Bucher offers his top over-30 free agents and gets various general managers to dish on them as well.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012