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The Baseball Writers' New VP Pulled The Ol' Switcheroo With His…

The Baseball Writers' New VP Pulled The Ol' Switcheroo With His American League MVP Vote

deadspin.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
On September 30, LaVelle E. Neal III, the Twins beat writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, wrote an impassioned summation of why Angels super-rookie Mike Trout should be considered the clear favorite for American League MVP. It's short, but it's actu…
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  • Cabrera, Posey claim MVP awards

    Cabrera, Posey claim MVP awards

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera has a Most Valuable Player award to go with his Triple Crown. And Buster Posey has an MVP prize to put alongside his second World Series ring.
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  • Suh tells anonymous scout to “Grow up and be a man or a woman”

    Suh tells anonymous scout to “Grow up and be a man or a woman”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    We noted this morning that an anonymous scout was quoted as saying that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is coddled and doesn’t push himself. Unsurprisingly, Suh doesn’t think highly of that critic, whoever he or she is. “It’s really funny tha
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  • Beltre third, Hamilton fifth in AL MVP balloting

    Beltre third, Hamilton fifth in AL MVP balloting

    MLB.com Nov 15, 2012
    Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre both had seasons that were worthy of Most Valuable Player consideration. They just weren't as good as the Tigers' Miguel Cabrera.
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  • Packers-Lions: Tough task for Lions' D

    Packers-Lions: Tough task for Lions' D

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Around here, we learned yet another lesson about the limits of conventional wisdom last week. Playing without leading receiver Percy Harvin, the Minnesota Vikings completed 75 percent of their passes and put up 221 passing yards in a 34-24 surprise over…
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  • Hunter deal right move for both Tigers and Angels

    Hunter deal right move for both Tigers and Angels

    MLB.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Angels made the right decision in letting Torii Hunter leave, and the Tigers made the right decision in welcoming Hunter aboard.
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  • So, who’s the REAL Optimus Prime?

    So, who’s the REAL Optimus Prime?

    yahoo.com Nov 15, 2012
    We never thought there would be a battle between two of the NFL's elite cornerbacks for the title of "Optimus Prime," but that's exactly what we seem to have now. Before the Seattle Seahawks went against the Detroit Lions in a Week 8 matchup, …
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  • Richard Sherman isn’t buying Tramon Williams as Optimus Prime

    Richard Sherman isn’t buying Tramon Williams as Optimus Prime

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Packers cornerback Tramon Williams took a page from Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s book and dubbed himself Optimus Prime ahead of this week’s matchup with Megatron, a.k.a Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Williams also took a shot at Sherman
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  • Greg Monroe Nailed A One-Eyed Free Throw

    Greg Monroe Nailed A One-Eyed Free Throw

    deadspin.com Nov 15, 2012
    In the second quarter of the Pistons' 94-76 win in Philadelphia, their first of the season, Greg Monroe was poked in the eye by Spencer Hawes. With his contact lens out of place, Monroe swished a free throw. After adjusting it-and regaining binocular vi
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  • The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Sta…

    The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKC

    dimemag.com Nov 15, 2012
    It’s not every day you see the defending champs get completely outclassed. But it happened in the Staples Center last night as the Clippers rolled over the Heat, 107-100. The game was never that close — a late Miami run turned what was nearly a 20-poi
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  • Video - Techin' In 02:20

    Techin' In

    Nov 15
    ESPN technology expert Katie Linendoll discusses the latest trending sports news in social media and technology.
  • Video - Miguel Cabrera On Winning AL MVP 06:16

    Miguel Cabrera On Winning AL MVP

    Nov 15
    Miguel Cabrera stops by SportsCenter to talk about winning the AL MVP.
  • Video - Weather update: Packers  @ Lions 01:00

    Weather update: Packers @ Lions

    Nov 15
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Packers @ Lions.
  • Video - Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions 02:21

    Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

    Nov 15
    NFL Films previews the Week 11 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions.

Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 15
    Marc Stein xxxx.
  • Weekend Dime -- Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni get a second chance

    Nov 15
    After four years apart, Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni are back on the title hunt in Los Angeles. Marc Stein has that and all the latest buzz from around the league in the latest Weekend Dime.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 15
    This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
  • Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins confrontation being looked into by NBA

    Nov 15
    The NBA is investigating Wednesday night's reported confrontation involving Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, according to a league spokesman.