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  1. Mag Minute: Ryan Lochte, Olympic swimmer

    Theresa Manahan

    Former Florida Gator Ryan Lochte has won 11 Olympic medals (five gold) and sits behind only Michael Phelps with his seven individual medals in men's swimming. He is the world-record holder in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter individual medley events. Sin...

    Blog | May 25, 2013
  2. Worried about ballpark hygiene? Drink beer

    DJ Gallo

    Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack OHMIGOD THERE'S FECAL BACTERIA ON EVERYTHING! Those would be the opening lyrics to Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer's classic "Take Me Out to the...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  3. How the MLS can truly Americanize soccer

    Steve Etheridge

    Earlier this week, Major League Soccer announced plans for its 20th expansion team, a New York City football club with an imaginative name: New York City Football Club. It will be the city's first team not based on an energy drink, and it will b...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Meet Ron Stowe, UNC baseball's biggest fan

    Brandon Sneed

    Ron Stowe might love college baseball more than anyone. The 72-year-old attended his 254th consecutive North Carolina baseball game on Monday, and he has missed only three games -- one series -- out of the past 443. Stowe jokes with UNC coach M...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  5. The night Ted Turner managed the Braves

    Doug Williams

    Ted Turner was the "Mouth of the South," "Terrible Ted" and "Captain Outrageous," a brash, outspoken business mogul who had a golden touch. He launched the first successful cable news network with CNN, sailed to victory in the America's Cup and us...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  6. Inside the Met's surprising card collection

    Paul Lukas

    Quick quiz: Where can you find the largest publicly available collection of baseball cards? If you said the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, give yourself a pat on the back. You're right! But here's a trickier one: Where can you find...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  7. Mag Minute: Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer

    Andrew Pentis

    A St. Louis-born Missouri Tiger, righty Max Scherzer was drafted by the Diamondbacks with the 11th pick in 2006, making him Mizzou's first first-round pick. Scherzer debuted with Arizona but was traded to Detroit in December 2009. Last season, the 28...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  8. Picturing anarchy in Major League Baseball

    DJ Gallo

    Baseball anarchy. That's what Rays manager Joe Maddon says is an encroaching threat. Maddon claims crew chief Gerry Davis told him during the Rays' 3-1 win over Baltimore on Sunday that he would have changed a ground-rule double to a foul b...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  9. Will Boldin break the 49ers curse of No. 81?

    Doug Williams

    Jersey No. 81 wasn't bad for Art Monk, Carl Eller, Tim Brown, Dick "Night Train" Lane, Jackie Smith, Roy Green, Andy Robustelli or Terrell Owens. Each was an NFL star, and several are in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So, No. 81 isn't hexed. Un...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  10. First look at Mavericks redesign entries

    Paul Lukas

    Last week we reported that Mark Cuban was asking Mavericks fans for new uniform ideas. Now we have an exclusive first look at the designs that have been submitted so far, some of which are pretty good and some of which are, well, interesting. Let's t...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  11. A sports fans' guide to how to get on TV

    DJ Gallo

    If you're reading this, chances are you like sports and grew up dreaming of becoming a famous star athlete. Unfortunately, that didn't quite work out for us. We're stuck watching in the stands while the famous star athletes are out on the f...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  12. Fan insults Jose Canseco to pen foreword

    D'Arcy Maine

    What does an alcoholic, pill-popping alligator who returns to military service have in common with Jose Canseco? Well, nothing. That is until Dan Ryckert, author of "Air Force Gator" and its newly released sequel, "Air Force Gator 2: Scales of Jus...

    Blog | May 19, 2013
  13. Motocross 101 with Ryan Dungey

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Editor's note: To view the entire gallery of Alyssa Roenigk's experience with Red Bull & Ryan Dungey, click here. This was originally published on Journey to the Edge of Sports. Last week, I had the pleasure of spending two days at Glen Helen ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Tulsa inspires small-town Olympic dreams

    DJ Gallo

    Sydney. Athens. Beijing. London. Rio. Tulsa. Wait. What? One city doesn't belong, right? If you're a member of the Tulsa 2024 Olympic Exploratory Committee, though, your answer is that all six cities are equals. Yes, Tulsa, Okla. -- the se...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  15. In uniforms, ugly usually becomes cool

    Jim Caple

    It was challenging rooting for the Mariners in their early years. Well, actually, with seven last-place seasons in the past nine years, no postseasons in the past 12 years and no World Series EVER, it's still challenging to root for the Mariners. ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  16. Discover one of baseball's forgotten streaks

    Doug Williams

    On May, 23, 1980, Oakland A's pitcher Rick Langford threw a complete game against the Texas Rangers. The A's lost that day, 3-1, as Langford gave up three unearned runs in a 1-hour, 56-minute duel with Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins. Five days...

    Blog | May 17, 2013