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HBO showcasing boxing documentaries every Tuesday night for a month

HBO Sports presents four of its acclaimed boxing documentaries and an Emmy®-nominated HBO Films drama on consecutive Tuesday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival launches July 7 with the powerful ALI-FRAZIER I: ONE NATION… DIVISIBLE, a Peabody Award...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt: Hitters need to do the shifting

It took teams close to 100 years to make the drastic defensive shifts we see now. And it's evident every day the effect they're having on offensive performance. Back in the 1970s and `80s, defenses shifted on a handful of players, but only a bit. Against Willie Stargell and a few other lefty power hitters, the shortstop would move right of second base, and the second baseman played...
Via AP on Fox
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Murray and the 4th of July

It was 1979 … my uncle was taking me to my first Twins game. It was also the first time I truly found a favorite player. The bad thing for my uncle is that his name was Eddie Murray. Murray went 3-5 with three homers and drove in seven RBI that day. In 1983, my uncle promised to take me to a bunch of games because the previous year I’d broken my leg and wasn’t able to play...
Via Brush Back Pitch
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Denver Broncos Draft busts by Mike Shanahan

The Broncos won two Super Bowl titles with Mike Shanahan as their head coach. Denver also was one of the more consistent teams in the NFL during his tenure. But Shanahan didn’t have a lot of success without John Elway as his quarterback. The coach only won one other playoff game with a different QB and that was Jake Plummer in 2005. Shanahan also had his fair share of swings and...
Via cover32 - Broncos
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What Would The 1986 Mets Be Making In Today’s Dollars?

Baseball-Reference.com has a pretty cool feature where you can translate a player’s salary for any particular year into current year dollars.I was curious, so I wanted to see how much the 1986 Mets would be paid in 2013 dollars. This just goes to show how much money has flowed into the game since then… not only at the top end of the spectrum, but at the current MLB minimum as...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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