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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…Upvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012We 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 thaUpvote Share Tweet
Beltre third, Hamilton fifth in AL MVP ballotingMLB.com Nov 15, 2012Josh 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Packers-Lions: Tough task for Lions' DESPN.com Nov 15, 2012Around 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…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 15, 2012The Angels made the right decision in letting Torii Hunter leave, and the Tigers made the right decision in welcoming Hunter aboard.Upvote Share Tweet
So, who’s the REAL Optimus Prime?yahoo.com Nov 15, 2012We 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, …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012Packers 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 ShermanUpvote Share Tweet
Greg Monroe Nailed A One-Eyed Free Throwdeadspin.com Nov 15, 2012In 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 viUpvote Share Tweet
The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKCdimemag.com Nov 15, 2012It’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-poiUpvote Share Tweet
Techin' InNov 15ESPN technology expert Katie Linendoll discusses the latest trending sports news in social media and technology.
Miguel Cabrera On Winning AL MVPNov 15Miguel Cabrera stops by SportsCenter to talk about winning the AL MVP.
Weather update: Packers @ LionsNov 15AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Packers @ Lions.
Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit LionsNov 15NFL Films previews the Week 11 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions.
Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles LakersNov 15Marc Stein xxxx.
Weekend Dime -- Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni get a second chanceNov 15After 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 & 10Nov 15This 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 NBANov 15The 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.