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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cubs Column: All-Star Break Edition

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/http://dealbook.nytimes.com/ Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   I could easily write this most recent edition of The Cubs Column by using three simple words to tell you what you already know: the Cubs suck. I could even get a little ambitious...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Heading to BlogHer ’14 next week? So are we!

BlogHer 2014, the 10th anniversary celebration of the popular women’s blogging network, kicks off next Thursday, July 24th in San Jose, California. There’s still time to register, and we hope you do — we’ll be there, too! This year, along with a Happiness Bar offering in-person support for your WordPress sites, we’re hosting a series of short workshops on the topics...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter passes the torch to Mike Trout in the 2014 All Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS - In an almost story-book scenario, Derek Jeter metaphorically passed the torch of baseball to Angels’ outfielder Mike Trout in the 2014 All Star Game.With Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright pitching, Jeter led off the game in typical fashion: a double to right field. Only moments, loud applause, and ten seconds of “Started from the Bottom” later, Trout lined a triple...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: 2014 All-Star Game

2014 All-Star Game:AL vs. NLTarget Field: Minneapolis, MN, 4:30 PM PTTV: FOXStarting Pitchers:American League- RHP Felix Hernandez(11-2 2.12 ERA 20 GS 144.2 IP 154 K 25 BB)vs. (12-4 1.83 ERA 19 GS 138.0 IP 115 K 27 BB)National League- RHP Adam Wainwright  Startring Lineups: AL    Derek Jeter SS Mike Trout LF Robinson Cano 2B Miguel Cabrera 1B Jose Bautista RF Nelson Cruz DH...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Home Run Derby 2014

One of the highlights of the All Star Break is the Home Run Derby. This year at Target Field in Minnesota.  This is a lot of fun and good to see the guys who are normally really series have some giggles. Captains for this years teams are: Jose Bautista from the Toronto Blue Jays for the American League and Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies for the National League. They both...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Best of the Best: Top Ten 2014 First-Half Angels’ Moments

The Los Angeles Angels finished with the second-best record in all of baseball with 57 victories and 37 losses (.606 win percentage), and they are only 1.5 games behind the Oakland A’s.Here’s Angels Nation Talk’s top ten moments from the first half of the 2014 regular season:10. Hector Santiago wins his first game as an Angel In a game where the Angels just beat up the Rangers...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Hamilton: Local Hero – Sports Legend

Photo is courtesy of http://www.jimmyv.org/ Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   For those of you that don’t already know, and I’m guessing that’s not very many of you, LeBron James has officially returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. As a result, it is my duty to pay up...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here

Last month, more than 4,000 bloggers joined us for Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit, where they challenged themselves to carve out time to write regularly, and to experiment with new forms and styles. The result? Thousands of posts, comments, and follows, and countless new friendships. We’re excited to announce Blogging U.’s next offering, which begins next Monday...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC – 11 Impact Freshmen & Sophomores

Going from high school to division one football is a huge jump. It takes most players a season or two, to become fully adjusted to the difference in size, speed, and strength of their peers. The last two Heisman Trophy winners have been redshirt freshman. Last year, some of the most productive offensive players in the SEC were in their second seasons: Johnny Manziel, Mike 1 total...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox and Indians Series in Cleveland

It was a quick trip to Cleveland for a three game series before the much-needed All Star Break. *Game One Hector Noesi against Corey Kluber Top of the second inning saw the Sox open the scoring when, Conor Gillaspie starting things with a ground ruled double to right, Alejandro De Aza’s single to right moved Gillaspie to third, Adrian Nieto smacked a double to deep left getting...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Trout’s four RBI’s help the Angels sweep Texas

The red-hot Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, currently 1.5 games behind the Oakland A’s, went out looking for the four-game sweep against the Texas Rangers on Sunday morning, hoping to continue gaining ground in the AL West standings.Tyler Skaggs and Scott Baker were the starters.The Rangers took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first, courtesy of a sac-fly from Alex Rios.Mike Trout...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-Season Sleepers Part IV: Tight Ends

Last year’s tight end crop was loaded with talent. Guys like Jace Amaro and Eric Ebron put up great numbers and provided fantasy owners with week-to-week consistency. This year’s class is pretty wide open as there is not one tight end that projects to put up the numbers that the aforementioned duo did. But there are some talented pass catchers No views yet
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendrick and Conger backup Weaver for another Angels comeback win

In the third game of a four-game series with the Texas Rangers, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim went out looking to stay hot, and for their fourth consecutive victory.The Ace Jered Weaver and Miles Mikolas were the starters.Weaver pitched himself into some trouble (runners at second and third) in the first, but proceeded to strike-out Adrian Beltre and Leonys Martin back-to-back...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Updates: Seattle and Sox Drawer Battle

Seattle Mariners came to The Cell for a three game series. *Game One  Sox – 7 and Mariners – 1 Chris Sale against Roenis Elias Sale was his brilliant self going the full distance striking out a career high 12 batters that he faced only allowing one run. Bottom of the 4th saw Dayan Viciedo open the scoring with a home run to left center. The home half of the 5th inning with the...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Angels vs. Rangers 7/12/14

Game 93 of 162:Globe Life Park: Arlington, TX, 4:05 PM PTTV: FOXPitching Matchup:LAA- RHP Jered Weaver (9-6 3.50 ERA)vs.TEX- RHP Miles Nikolas (0-1 12.46 ERA)Roster Moves:Angels sent down RHP Drew Rucinski and called up 1B/OF Efren Navarro. Lineup:Kole Calhoun RFMike Trout CFAlbert Pujols 1BJosh Hamilton DHErick Aybar SSHowie Kendrick 2BDavid Freese 3BHank Conger CCollin Cowgill...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

One Final All-Star Game Go-Around for The Captain

Photo is courtesy of Jim McIsaac/Getty Images/http://espn.go.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Just this past Sunday, Major League Baseball released both the American League and National League rosters for this year’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To nobody’s...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Trout and Richards keep the Angels on a roll

In the wake of a 15-6 victory, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim squared off with the Rangers in the second game of a four-game series.Garrett Richards and Nick Tepesch were the starters. After three scoreless innings, Mike Trout gave the Halos a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth with a solo-homer to left-center field. Another long drive for @Trouty20 tonight, this one was...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Angels vs. Rangers 7/11/14

Game 92 of 162Globe Life Park: Arlington, TX, 5:05 PM PTTV: FS-WestPitching Matchup: LAA- RHP Garrett Richards (10-2 2.71 ERA)vs.TEX- RHP Nick Tepesch (3-4 4.29 ERA) Roster Moves:N/ALineup:Kole Calhoun RFMike Trout CFAlbert Pujols 1BJosh Hamilton LFErick Aybar SSHowie Kendrick 2BDavid Freese 3BC.J. Cron DHHank Conger CInteresting/Notable Stats and Facts:Over his last seven starts...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Finally, LeBron Takes his Talents Back to Cleveland

Photo is courtesy of http://thebarking.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Four years ago when LeBron James decided to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat, the city of Cleveland was in absolute disarray. Cleveland had been so close so many times to bringing home...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Street Art: Around the World in Eight Photos

Whenever I get the chance to travel, I always photograph local street art. The topics, colors, and scenes help me absorb the feel and atmosphere that makes each destination truly unique. Join me for a tour of some amazing street art from around the world, right from the comfort of your armchair. Welcome to Berlin, Germany, our first stop on the tour, where we find Christine Estima‘s...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Halos bats help Santiago earn his first win as an Angel

After completing a seven game home-stand with a 6-1 record, the Angels traveled to Texas to play their final series before the All-Star break against the Rangers.Hector Santiago and Colby Lewis were the starters.The Angels got off to a hot start, hot as in four runs in the top of the first. Kole Calhoun hit a triple and scored on a throwing error, Josh Hamilton hit a RBI double to...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Themes: Adaption and Isola

This week we’ve got two great free themes designed here at Automattic. How cool is that? Adaption Adaption is a brand new free theme, designed by yours truly. This theme is flexible that adjusts itself for every aspect of your site — your content, your design, and the device you’re using. The focus is on your content, with full-width images and simple, supportive design...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pujols comes up clutch to help the Angels take the series against Toronto

After their 11-game winning streak at home was ended thanks to R.A. Dickey and his knuckle ball, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim went out to win the series against the Toronto Blue Jays.C.J. Wilson and Marcus Stroman were the starters.In the top of the first, the Halos got themselves in to some trouble. Wilson allowed three hits, there were two throwing errors, but there was a...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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