Today in Tribe History: August 31, 2004

2004 – Omar Vizquel has a day for the ages as he has six hits and drives in four in seven trips to the plate and the Cleveland Indians bash the New York Yankees in the Bronx, 22-0. The Tribe jumped out early on New York’s Javier Vazquez, plating three in the first. Vizquel singled with one out, moved to second on a fielder’s choice, and the bases loaded on a walk from Victor...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  1. Nieky Holzken: Barely escaped his first fight with Alex Stetsurenko, but came out and absolutely styled on Raymond Daniels to earn a shot at the belt he never lost. 2. Terrion Ware: In the main event of RFA 23, Ware’s striking was too much for Joe Murphy, and is on his way to a bantamweight title shot. 3. Eddie Cummings: In the main event of the two-day 2015 Gracie Nationals...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Garry Tonon defeated Javier Vazquez [Submission, Gracie Nationals 2015] Andy Ristie defeated Steve Moxon [R1 TKO, Glory 19] Brian Collette defeated Myron Dennis [UD, Glory 19] Francois Ambang...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC hires high profile attorneys to defend antitrust lawsuit

Following a class action lawsuit filed by at least seven fighters, the UFC has officially hired an attorney to battle back against the antitrust allegations being levied against them in a California court. The suit was initially filed by former fighters Nate Quarry and Jon Fitch along with Cung Le, who is still technically under contract with the UFC but has stated he has no intention...
Via Fox Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Comes Out Firing After Class-Action Lawsuit From Former Fighters

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is currently being sued by seven (and the list keeps growing) of their former fighters for allegedly restricting their earning power because of the “monopoly” they maintain on the sport of mixed martial arts. Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nate Quarry got things started by filing the first class-action lawsuit two weeks ago. Dennis Hallman and Javier...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

First, Melky; now, Martin: The Blue Jays really know how to jab the knife

Today, Toronto signed Russell Martin, which means they're guaranteed to win at least one game next year in New York... because revenge is guarding a dish best served cold. Of course, Martin should never have been let go by the Yankees, much like Blue Jays stalwart Melky Cabrera, whom we traded for Javier Vazquez, (the second time, after he'd given up the grand slam than exorcised...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Looking to Acquire Catcher Jason Castro?

It’s no secret that current White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers has underwhelmed during his time on the South Side. Flowers, the top prospect the Sox acquired in a 2008 trade with the Atlanta Braves for Javier Vazquez, is a career .218 hitter that strikes out way too much and has been a complete bust. He did post the best season of his career in 2014 however batting .244 with 15 home...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–August 15, 2002

2006: Mark Teahen belted a two-run home run in the sixth inning, giving the Royals the lead for good in a 4-2 win over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.Immediately following the White Sox tying the game at 2-2 in the bottom of the fifth, Mark Grudzielanek started the sixth with a single off Chicago starter Javier Vazquez. Teahen followed with his 14th home run of the...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The 198.6 million people of Brazil now understand what Yankee fans felt in 2004

By the second half of yesterday's 7-1 loss to Germany - ("Good Germans," my uncle would have called them) - Brazilians were burning flags and chanting obscene rhymes about their team. Let's face it: As Yankee fans, we can relate to their shame and pain.Ten years ago - (Spoiler alert: We will soon start reliving the mandatory, ceremonial, national 10-year anniversary crapola)...
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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