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Tied at One Game a Piece: Dodgers and White Sox

White Sox – (31 – 20), 14 wins, 16 loses on the road. Dodgers – (31 – 30), 13 wins and 19 loses at home. It was the rubber game of the three game series with the Dodgers on Wednesday night in L.A. John Danks (ERA 4.32)  went into battle for the Sox on the mound with Josh Becket (ERA 2.57) taking charge for the Dodgers. John was in need of a good outing to get his confidence...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels draft LHP Sean Newcomb number 15 overall

With the 15th overall pick in the 2014 MLB Draft, the Los Angeles Angels selected left handed pitcher Sean Newcomb from the University of Hartford.Newcomb is a 6’5, 240 lbs. junior who was listed in the top 50 prospects in 2014. He is the first player to be drafted from Hartford Since Jeff Bagwell was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 1989.The Massachusetts native has a very easily...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Introducing Longreads’ Best of WordPress

Today we’re excited to launch a new series with Longreads, the storytelling community that recently joined the Automattic and WordPress.com Editorial family. And we need your help. We’re looking for the best long-form stories over 1,500 words, across all of WordPress—a quest that will span 22% of the Internet. It will include work from undiscovered writers, as well as the authors...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New Theme: Bosco

We have a new free theme to announce today: Bosco! Bosco Amid a sea of sliders, sidebars, and huge header images, Bosco stands alone in its refined focus on content. Your story is presented in a centered, single column, with sophisticated typography and an adaptive layout that looks beautiful on any device, mobile or desktop. There’s still plenty of room for widgets in multiple...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Reset the Net

A year ago today, we joined the world in shock on learning that governments were spying on internet users around the world. Tapping internet service providers’ undersea cables, intentionally and secretly weakening encryption products,  surreptitiously collecting everything from call metadata to photos sent over the internet by US citizens — nothing was off limits. Just as troubling...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Co-Champions Cap Off Underrated Scripps National Spelling Bee

Photo is courtesy of The Associated Press/http://nypost.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Just like most warm-blooded Americans out there, I am a fan of the big event. Whether it is the Super Bowl, World Series or Daytona 500, I am addicted. As much as I enjoy each of those...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland’s Cheap Beer Battle Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary

Photo is courtesy of http://www.espn.go.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   While growing up, my dad always told me that too much of a good thing could become something bad. I never paid much attention to it, but as I grew older, it made much more sense. Many people have...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Two:White Sox and the Dodgers

White Sox 29 – 30 (12 – 16 on the road) Dodgers 31 – 28 (13 – 17 at home) It is game two of the three game series as the White Sox try to even the series at one game a piece. Hector Noesi(ERA – 5.29) makes his first appearance, since his confidence building outing on May 29th. His counterpart on the mound today is Dan Haren with an ERA of  3.50. The Sox lined up: Adam...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin offers high praise for Yeldon, Drake and Henry

Originally posted on College Football Insider Blog:T.J. Yeldon will join Kenyan Drake and Derrick Henry in a crowded Alabama backfield. (AP photo) Alabama has turned out some pretty good… 3 total views, 3 views today
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels @ Astros Series Preview 6/3-6/5

The Los Angeles Angels (30-26) will square off with the Houston Astros (24-34) for a three game set in Houston beginning Tuesday night at 5:10 pm Pacific Standard Time. For the Angels, it is the return of Josh Hamilton that is the most encouraging sign for the team as they prepare for three games against an AL Western division opponent. The Angels (10-15 divisional record) will...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels active Josh Hamilton; Recall Cam Bedrosian

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have recalled right-handed relief phenom Cam Bedrosian today. Bedrosian had started the season in Class-A and recorded 45 strikeouts in 24 innings. Bedrosian, 22, was an Angels’ first round pick in 2010, and he had Tommy John surgery in 2011; This was the first season that he fully bounced back. He started the year at Inland Empire, and he was...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Theme Adopters: Espied

From a full-blown professional portfolio to a streamlined homepage, Espied, which was launched a few short weeks ago, gives you a wide variety of options to display your best work. You can tailor the theme to suit your most exacting needs. On top of standard customization touches like a custom header image, Espied comes with four featured color palettes, different layouts to choose...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

50 things we’ve learned.

A run down of what this year’s NBA has taught us. 1. Goddamn the Spurs WILL NOT DIE. 2. No one is invincible (Knicks, Celtics, Lakers). 3. Money can’t buy you love (Nets, Pistons). 4. Injuries are everyone’s worst nightmare. 5. KD’s just getting started. 6. LeBron showing no signs of stopping. 7. Lance Stephenson has guts. Lots and lots of guts. 8. Donald Sterling’s...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Game one on the West Coast. Los Angeles Dodgers

It is game one on the west coast with the dodgers tonight, with the Sox putting on the mound Jose Quintana against Clayton Kershaw. Just a reminder that being in a National League park the pitcher will have to bat, so the DH will have the night off. The Sox sent into battle  Adam Eaton,Gordon Beckham, Jose Abreu, Dayan Viciedo,Alexei Ramirez, Conor Gillaspie, Tyler Flowers, Moises...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Benchwarmer: Playing Time

Photo is courtesy of Matt Shock Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Disclaimer – The events contained in the following posts may or may not have actually happened. The names of individuals and institutions may or may not have been changed to protect the identities of those...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Bye Week Cheat Sheet

The Bye Week Cheat Sheet is back for 2014. I know many of you like to have as much information available to you as possible when preparing for your draft. […] 1 total views, 1 views today
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

All You Need Is Love

If you’re a fan of the NBA, you would be well aware of Kevin Love’s pending free agency in the summer of 2015. If you’re a fan of the Boston Celtics, you may also be aware the superstar power forward just spent the entire weekend in the city of Boston.   Artwork by CDU’s own @lil_kaino With reports that Love wants out of Minnesota as soon as possible and won’t re-sign...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Catch Up: Three Game Series with San Diego

The Chicago White Sox just closed a three game series with the San Diego Padres at The Cell over the weekend. The Padres took the series by a score of two games to one. * Game one John Danks against Ian Kennedy Padres took the first game in the series 4 – 2 Things were all quiet til the top of the third inning when Cameron Maybin hit a home run to left. *Score at close of the inning...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ALBERT PUJOLS BUNDLE GIVEAWAY!

Point to the stars, it’s giveaway time! Celebrate the 500 home run mark for Albert Pujols with this bundle pack from Angels Nation Talk and KG Tees.Win this Albert Pujols bobblehead along with the Pujols Point tee shirt from KG Tees ABSOLUTELY FREE!You may be thinking..“Angels Nation Talk you are easily the coolest people on the planet, but how on earth could I win this awesome...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Co-Champions Cap Off Underrated Scripps National Spelling Bee

Photo is courtesy of The Associated Press/http://nypost.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Just like most warm-blooded Americans out there, I am a fan of the big event. Whether it is the Super Bowl, World Series or Daytona 500, I am addicted. As much as I enjoy each of those...
Via In The Neutral Zone
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Benchwarmer: Recap Part 1

Photo is courtesy of Matt Shock Written by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Edited by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Hey there ladies and gentlemen! It’s been a while since you’ve heard anything from the old benchwarmer, and I’ll freely admit that the same motivation that took me to such astounding athletic heights at...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Phillies 5/13 – 5/14 Series Recap

Following a 3-1 series victory over the Toronto Blue Jays, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim traveled to Mike Trout’s backyard, Philadelphia, to play a two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.On Tuesday night, Matt Shoemaker took the mound for the Angels, and Cliff Lee for the Phillies.After three scoreless innings, Philadelphia took a 2-0 lead with a Chase Utley...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Tampa Bay Rays Series Preview (5/15-5/18)

Following a quick two game road sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels (21-18); are three games over .500. The Angels have their best record since after the final game of the 2012 season when they sat at 89-73. So, with a one game wild card lead in hand, the Angels will welcome the Tampa Bay Rays (18-23). The Rays have been dealt a horrible hand this year when it comes to...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Rays 5/15 – 5/18 Series Recap

Following a two-game sweep over the Philadelphia Philles, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim returned to The Big A to start a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. On Thursday night, Tyler Skagss took the mound for the Angels, and Erik Bedard for the Rays.Skaggs had a rough start to say the least, starting in the top of the 2nd where he gave up a RBI single to Brandon Guyer...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Angel Thoughts for the Week of 5/12 – 5/18

·    After Sunday’s win, the Angels have won eight out of ten games and are five games over the .500 mark.  This is impressive considering the Angels have been without Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun, and David Freese.  Calhoun and Freese are rehabbing at Salt Lake and could rejoin the team this weekend in Kansas City.  Per Mike DiGiovanna, Hamilton should be able to start...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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