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Arizona's Justification For Trading Justin Upton Is Insufferabl…

Arizona's Justification For Trading Justin Upton Is Insufferable

The Arizona Diamondbacks' decision to trade Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado, and a handful of prospects is a curious one. Upton had a relatively disappointing season in 2012 (he still posted 2.5 WAR according to Fang…
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  • Uptons elated over 'surreal' turn of events

    Uptons elated over 'surreal' turn of events

    MLB.com Jan 24, 2013
    When Justin Upton awoke on Thursday, he saw that he had a missed call and text message from his older brother. Like the rest of the baseball world, B.J. Upton wanted to confirm that the Braves had indeed acquired the younger Upton. "It’s kind of su…
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  • HGTV takes you into the multimillion-dollar domain of John Smol…

    HGTV takes you into the multimillion-dollar domain of John Smoltz

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    Who knew being a Cooperstown-lock pitcher could be so profitable? HGTV's drool-with-envy show "Million Dollar Rooms" is taking you inside (and outside) the Milton, Ga. home of former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz. And as you can see from …
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  • Video - Braves Trade For Justin Upton 02:56

    Braves Trade For Justin Upton

    Jan 24
    Buster Olney breaks down the Braves' trade with the Diamondbacks for Justin Upton.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Clock Ticking On Justin Upton Deal 02:41

    Buster Blog: Clock Ticking On Justin Upton Deal

    Jan 24
    Buster Olney blogs about why there should be a sense of urgency for the Diamondbacks to trade Justin Upton.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…