Posted on: August 14, 2011 6:19 pm
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NEED SOME HELP. PLEASE COMMENT!

Anibal Sanchez had a great start to the year and it continued until about week 13. Starting week 13, anibal has a combined total of 26 fantasy points, 2 weeks with -10 and 2 weeks with 0. Anibal plays on the Marlins which aren't very good so he doesn't get the wins. with that being said, he is 0-6 with a 5.31 E.R.A. over his last 12 starts. i'm thinking of dropping him because he has been riding my bench for 3 weeks now and no one wants him in a trade. But it's hard to drop someone who has been so good in the beginning and was a big part in where your at (1st place in my league). If i do drop him it would probably be for Mark Buerhle or Ivan Nova. opinions please.
Posted on: August 20, 2009 3:08 pm
 

HELP!!! FANTASY BASEBALL HELP!!!

I am in a 10 team head-to-head league. Currently I am in period 20 in 24 periods, I am in second place with a 11-8 record, trailing by 2 games with 2 games left against the first place team. I have Garrett Jones on my bench right now and i'm not sure if I should drop him for Gordon Beckham, Ryan Theriot, Clint Barmes, Asdrubel Cabrera, or Nyjer Morgan. I am thinking Beckham if I have to drop Jones.
 

This is the scoring system:  
Scoring System
Batting Categories

1B - Singles -
1 point
2B - Doubles -
2 points
3B - Triples -
3 points
BB - Walks (Batters) -
1 point
CS - Caught Stealing
- 1 point
HP - Hit by Pitch -
1 point
HR - Home Runs -
4 points
KO - Strikeouts (Batter)
- 0.5 points
R - Runs -
1 point
RBI - Runs Batted In -
1 point
SB - Stolen Bases -
2 points


These are the stats for each player: 
          Player Compare Year to Date MLB Standard Stats
Player
                                     AB     R     H     1B     2B     3B     HR     RBI     BB     KO     SB     CS     BA         OBP       SLG         FPTS
Theriot, Ryan
SS CHC         448   63  135   104    19      5       7      47       33    68      15      5    0.3013   0.3523     0.4129     324.0
Barmes, Clint
2B COL         405    59  101   55     25      3      18     62       22     94      9       7    0.2494   0.2986      0.4593    302.0
Cabrera, Asdrubal
2B CLE   375   62  116   78     29       4     5       48        29    70     15      4     0.3093   0.3578     0.4480     299.0
Beckham, Gordon
SS CHW  229  36   70    42     22      0        6    43         26    37      5       4     0.3057   0.3802     0.4803     206.5
Jones, Garrett
1B PIT           154  23   45    21    11       1       12   20         14    35      6       1     0.2922    0.3512    0.6104     144.5
Morgan, Nyjer LF WAS   449  71   140  117   13       7        3    37        38     73      40      17  0.3118    0.3733 
0.3920   356.5                                                                                                                                                           
                     

                  Now remember that Jones and Beckham came into the season late but Beckham started hot and is staying hot.


I just made one of these but I just added another player so what should I do? Please answer when seen. I need to make this count.
Posted on: August 17, 2009 1:52 pm
 

Fantasy Baseball HELP!!!

I am in a 10 team head-to-head league. Currently I am in period 20 in 24 periods, I am in second place with a 11-8 record, trailing by 2 games with 2 games left against the first place team. I have Garrett Jones on my bench right now and i'm not sure if I should drop him for Gordon Beckham, Ryan Theriot, Clint Barmes, or Asdrubel Cabrera. I am thinking Beckham if I have to drop Jones.
 

This is the scoring system:  
Scoring System
Batting Categories

1B - Singles -
1 point
2B - Doubles -
2 points
3B - Triples -
3 points
BB - Walks (Batters) -
1 point
CS - Caught Stealing
- 1 point
HP - Hit by Pitch -
1 point
HR - Home Runs -
4 points
KO - Strikeouts (Batter)
- 0.5 points
R - Runs -
1 point
RBI - Runs Batted In -
1 point
SB - Stolen Bases -
2 points


These are the stats for each player: 
          Player Compare Year to Date MLB Standard Stats
Player
                                     AB     R     H     1B     2B     3B     HR     RBI     BB     KO     SB     CS     BA         OBP       SLG         FPTS
Theriot, Ryan
SS CHC         448   63  135   104    19      5       7      47       33    68      15      5    0.3013   0.3523     0.4129     324.0
Barmes, Clint
2B COL         405    59  101   55     25      3      18     62       22     94      9       7    0.2494   0.2986      0.4593    302.0
Cabrera, Asdrubal
2B CLE   375   62  116   78     29       4     5       48        29    70     15      4     0.3093   0.3578     0.4480     299.0
Beckham, Gordon
SS CHW  229  36   70    42     22      0        6    43         26    37      5       4     0.3057   0.3802     0.4803     206.5
Jones, Garrett
1B PIT           154  23   45    21    11       1       12   20         14    35      6       1     0.2922    0.3512    0.6104     144.5

                     Now remember that Jones and Beckham came into the season late but Beckham started hot and is staying hot.


Well what should I do? Please answer when seen. I need to make this count.
Posted on: August 9, 2009 1:20 pm
 

Patrick Kane Arrested in Cab Altercation

These are form two sources.

1. http://www.wgrz.com/news/local/stor
y.aspx?storyid=69323&catid=292

             
                  

 

Chicago Blackhawks Forward and Buffalo Native Patrick Kane was arrested early Sunday morning, according to Buffalo Police.

Patrick Kane and James Kane have been charged with theft of services, criminal mischief and robbery in the second degree, according to Buffalo Police spokesperson Michael DeGeorge.

The incident happened on Eastwood Place in the city, after the two men took a cab from Chippewa Street. Police say the two men got into an altercation with the cab driver about the fare. The driver appears to have suffered cuts to his face and his glasses were damaged, after apparently being struck in the head and face area.

 

 



2. http://www.wkbw.com/news/local/5283
1792.html


By The Eyewitness News Desk

Story Published: Aug 9, 2009 at 10:37 AM EDT

Story Updated: Aug 9, 2009 at 11:57 AM EDT

Eyewitness News, this first to break the story on WKBW.com, is learning more about the early morning events, which landed hometown NHL star Patrick Kane in the slammer.

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According to Buffalo Police Spokesperson Mike DeGeorge, 20-year old Kane and his cousin, 21-year old James Kane were arrested after 4 a.m. Sunday morning. They are being charged with theft of services, criminal mischief and robbery in the 2nd degree.

Buffalo Police tells Eyewitness News that the incident happened on Eastwood Place in the City. The two hailed the cab from Chippewa Street and the altercation between the two Kane’s and the male cabbie occurred over the fare.

The driver suffered cuts to his face and his glasses were damaged, after apparently being struck in the face and head area.




This is just some way to get another star's money and make up a stroy then sue him. Patrick kane ownt do anything like that.
Category: NHL
Posted on: August 1, 2009 1:03 pm
 

Chicago Whitesox.

Recently, the White Sox acquired pitcher Jake Peavy from the Padres in a 5-player deal.
        Adding Peavy meant that the White Sox gave up Friday's scheduled starter Clayton Richard, who had allowed two runs combined in his last 16 innings over two starts, Aaron Poreda, Adam Russell and Dexter Carter. Poreda, a hard-throwing left-hander, was the team's top pick in the 2007 First-Year Player Draft. They were the same four players agreed upon when the deal was first put in place back in May. 
        Peavy has been on the disabled list with a strained tendon in his right ankle since June 13. Williams said he is not expected back until the White Sox 11-game road trip to Boston, New York, Minnesota and Wrigley Field from August 24 to Sept. 3, but the good news is that this particular injury is exacerbated more by running the bases-not an American League concern for Peavy. 
        Peavy, 28, is signed through 2012 and is owed $48 million over the next three seasons. The White Sox did not receive cash considerations along with Peavy, but they do not have to guarantee Peavy's $22 million club option in 2013.
        The White Sox's picthing rotation right now is Buerhle, Danks, Floyd, and Contreras. Clayton Richard was the number 5 guy, but now he is gone. With Peavy and Colon on the 15-day Disable List, they willl probably bring up a minor leager or someone from their bullpen like D.J. Carrasco to start until Peavy or Colon comes back. If Colon comes back first he will start until Peavy comes back, then Colon will either be moved to bullpen or miner leagues.
                      Way to get Peavy WHITESOX!!! GO SOX!!!!!!!!!
Category: MLB
Posted on: July 27, 2009 5:30 pm
 

MLB Rumers.

Monday, July 27

UPDATE: Sox and SD yet to explore Gonzalez deal

Adrian Gonzalez | PadresThe Red Sox and Padres have not yet begun exchanging names for a possible Adrian Gonzalez deal, and Boston does not think this will happen...

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STARK: Phils may shift to Lee

Since it's been all about the Doc -- but unsuccessfully so -- could things change direction? ESPN.com's Jayson Stark says that with talks...

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TRADES: Twins players push Cabrera deal

Orlando Cabrera | AthleticsESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney reports that the Athletics and Twins continue to talk about a possible deal around shortstop Orlando...

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TRADES: Twins eye Scutaro

Marco Scutaro | Blue JaysRoy Halladay isn't the only Jays player drawing interest. Marco Scutaro's break-out season has made him a target. According to the Toronto...

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TRADES: Washburn to Wisconsin?

Jarrod Washburn | Mariners | Interested: Upgrade to Insider today  Trade talks between Milwaukee and Seattle over starter Jarrod Washburn have been called serious. The latest is from the Milwaukee...

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UPDATE: Giants scout Willingham, Johnson

Josh Willingham | Nationals | Interested: Upgrade to Insider today  The Giants took a look at a pair of Nats this weekend in Josh Willingham and Nick Johnson, according to Jon Heyman. Not a biggy -- the...

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OLNEY: Tribe eyes 2010 for Lee

Cliff Lee | IndiansESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney discusses Cliff Lee today and what might be the Indians' hesitation to deal him for anything but a monster...

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FEUDS: Mets front office headache grows

That whole inquiry into the issues surrounding Mets assistant GM Tony Bernazard has cost him his job, according to the New York Post. On...

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UPDATE: New Angels target?

The Angels have shown interest in Oakland's Michael Wuertz, says Fox Sports. But based on our earlier reports, that deal seems like a...

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UPDATE: Duchscherer scouted

Justin Duchscherer | AthleticsJustin Duchscherer threw two perfect innings for Class A Stockton in his minor league outing Sunday. According to ESPN The Magazine's...

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TRADES: Qualls staying in desert?

Chad Qualls | DiamondbacksIn his blog today, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney notes that perhaps 15 teams would like to get Chad Qualls, but the Diamondbacks think...

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DEBUNKED: Dodgers deny Lee, Martinez deal

The Dodgers quickly denied a FoxSports.com report Sunday that said they were in serious discussions on a blockbuster deal that would send...

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TRADES: "The Immovables"

Barry Zito | GiantsNo, it's not coming to a theatre near you. In his latest blog entry, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney quizzed talent evaluators on the most...

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UPDATE: Garland, Davis, still waiting

Jon Garland | DiamondbacksLots of talk in the last couple weeks about Doug Davis and Jon Garland of Arizona as possible targets. Fox Sports writes today, however,...

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TRADES: Giants looking at bats

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Indians have been scouting the Giants' system, indicating the teams are discussing a deal for...

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UPDATE: Yanks look at arms

ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney checks in to say that while there was a Yankees' scout to see Ian Snell's last start in Triple-A, there...

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UPDATE: Braves in holding pattern

Javier Vazquez | Braves"Although Atlanta is talking with other teams and monitoring the market, the Braves don't have a glaring hole; they'll look to add bullpen...

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FREE AGENCY: Mulder wants a look

Mark Mulder | CardinalsAccording to ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney, Mark Mulder is going to have several throwing sessions with Rick Peterson, who was once his...

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INJURIES: Zumaya eyes rerturn

Joel Zumaya | TigersIt appeared that the Tigers' Joel Zumaya was lost until 2010 when he felt a pop in his shoulder earlier this month at Yankee...

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TRADES: Pirates shopping Grabow, Capps

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pirates are shopping relievers John Grabow and Matt Capps to several teams. The...

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TRADES: Reds ready to deal?

There's some word that the Reds are nearing a deal. The latest, from AOL's Fanhouse points to a morning conference call. That, however,...

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TRADES: Big deal for Red Sox?

The Red Sox have not closed the door on an impact deal for Roy Halladay of the Blue Jays or Victor Martinez of the Indians, according to...

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INJURIES: Hawkins pitching with pain

LaTroy Hawkins | AstrosThe Astros could be in the market for a middle reliever pending the results of an MRI on the sore back of LaTroy Hawkins. According...

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TRADES: Cost too much for Tigers?

It is if you're reading between the lines in team president Dave Dombrowski's words, or -- more clearly -- the words of local...

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RETIREMENT: End of the line for Dmitri?

Dmitri Young | NationalsIt looks like Dmitri Young's career is over, according to the Washington Times. Young, on a rehab with Washington's Class AA...

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TRADES: Bedard staying put

Erik Bedard | MarinersThe Mariners have no intention of trading left-hander Erik Bedard by Friday's deadline, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. The...

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TRADES: What of Kazmir now?

Scott Kazmir | RaysScott Kazmir told the St. Petersburg Times he wants to stay with the Rays. The left-hander's response came after ESPN The...

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TRADES: Padres fielding calls for Gonzalez, Bell

Padres GM Kevin Towers has been fielding a litany of offers for all-stars Heath Bell and Adrian Gonzalez, but according to Corey Brock at...

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TRADES: Another Orioles reliever on the block

Mark Hendrickson | OriolesGeorge Sherrill and Danys Baez have been the two Orioles relievers rumored to be in the most demand before the trading deadline. But now,...

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TRADES: Tigers pass on Glaus

Troy Glaus | CardinalsTigers manager Jim Leyland told MLive.com that his team is not interested in the Cardinals' Troy Glaus "His name has never been...

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DEBUNKED: Bradley staying with Cubs

Milton Bradley | CubsA Cubs official told the Chicago Tribune that a rumor that outfielder Milton Bradley was being shopped was "100 percent untrue." The...

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TRADES: Davis to Brewers?

Doug Davis | DiamondbacksThe Boston Globe reported that the Brewers may still be able to acquire left-hander Doug Davis from the Diamondbacks. A deal has...

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MONEY: Extensions for Holliday, DeRosa?

The Cardinals made bold moves this summer to acquire impending free agents Matt Holliday and Mark DeRosa. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch...

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TRADES: Huntington expects a busy August

Friday represents the non-waiver trade deadline, but the Pirates' Neal Huntington is among the general managers who expect plenty of...

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INJURIES: Slowey shut down

Kevin Slowey | TwinsThe Twins may be in the market for a starting pitcher after 10-game winner Kevin Slowey experienced discomfort in his right wrist on Friday...

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INJURIES: Reyes close to return?

Jose Reyes | MetsThe Mets have a seemingly endless disabled list that includes Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Delgado and John Maine. The New York...

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DEPTH CHART: Rotation spot for Martinez?

Rookie right-hander Joe Martinez, whose skull was fractured by a line drive on April 9, remains a viable candidate for the Giants' rotation...

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MOVES: Gonzo to D-backs front office?

Former outfielder Luis Gonzalez is talking with the Diamondacks about a front-office job. D-backs CEO Derrick Hall told the Arizona...

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DEPTH CHART: Wallace to switch positions?

Highly touted Brett Wallace, the key acquisition for the Athletics in the deal that sent Matt Holliday to the Cardinals, is now a third...

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TRADES: Cubs not looking for a catcher

Even though Geovany Soto is on the disabled list with an oblique strain, the Cubs are not in meaningful discussions about adding a catcher,...

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TRADES: Reds will listen on Arroyo

Bronson Arroyo | Reds"If a team has an appetite for the $17 million or so left on Bronson Arroyo's deal, 'they'll be very happy to listen to you,'" an exec of...

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TRADES: Cabrera, Wuertz on Twins' radar

The Minneapolis Star Tribune says the Twins are interested in shortstop Orlando Cabrera and reliever Michael Wuertz of the...

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TRADES: Heath Bell on the move?

Heath Bell | PadresNow part of the rumor trade mill, Padres closer Heath Bell said there is no guarantee he will still be in San Diego by the end of next...

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DEPTH CHART: Tigers' in-house pen fix?

Jeremy Bonderman | TigersThe Tigers may have found an effective helper for their bullpen -- the guy they're paying a boatload to start. Team president Dave...

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UPDATE: O's waiting for huge offer for Sherrill

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UPDATE: Cubs not bat shopping?

We noted earlier that the Cubs might be looking at bats, namely of the left-handed power variety. But perhaps Lou Piniella has softened his...

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TRADES: Yankees pursue Wang replacement?

Chien-Ming Wang | YankeesThe Yankees might pick up their pursuit for a back-of-the-rotation starter after Chien-Ming Wang admitted to the New York Daily News that...

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DEPTH CHART: Joba near his limit

Joba Chamberlain | YankeesOne reason the Yankees may be shopping for starting pitching depth doesn't have anything to do with performance. It may just be wear and...

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INJURIES: Maine out for season?

John Maine | MetsRight-hander John Maine, part of a long list of injury-riddled Mets, could miss the the rest of the season with a pinched nerve in his...

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TRADES: Mets to be buyers?

They are if you believe what Omar Minaya is saying. The GM has had a messy week, but told the New York Post the team is in position to...

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TRADES: Rays after Martinez?

Victor Martinez | IndiansAccording to SI's Jon Heyman, the Tampa Bay Rays are at least kicking the tires on a possible deal to acquire switch-hitting catcher Victor...

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TRADES: Brewers deal for pitcher unlikely

The Brewers are looking for a fifth starter, but the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says that the team will likely stay within the organization...

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DEPTH CHART: Hill's future in doubt

Rich Hill | OriolesRich Hill was, a few years ago, a prized prospect for the Cubs. Now the Baltimore lefty is just trying to hang on. According to the...

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UPDATE: Jays scouting Drabek

ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney points out that the Blue Jays scouted Philly prospect Kyle Drabek's start on Wednesday night, when he...

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INJURIES: Shoulder problems for Crede

Joe Crede | TwinsThe Twins may have a hole to fill at third base, pending the outcome of Joe Crede's visit to Dr. Lewis Yocum on Thursday. Crede may...

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INJURIES: Eckstein, Blanco close to return

Second baseman David Eckstein and catcher Henry Blanco, both sidelined with hamstring injuries, could be back in the Padres' lineup...

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TRADES: Anderson says ship me out

Brian Anderson | White SoxIn a move that is sure to send shockwaves through the trade market, Brian Anderson has asked the White Sox to trade him, according to...

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MONEY: Can Nats sign Strasburg?

No one expected it would be easy for the Nationals to sign top overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg, who is being advised by hard-line...

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TRADES: Nats shopping Dunn?

Adam Dunn | NationalsThe Nationals are listening to offers for Adam Dunn, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. That would represent a change of course...

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UPDATE: Pirates open for business

One NL executive told Yahoo's Gordon Edes that the Pirates would consider offers for almost anyone. Zach Duke, Matt Capps and Paul Maholm...

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UPDATE: No bites on Correia

Kevin Correia | PadresESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney first reported that the Padres will listen to offers for pitcher Kevin Correia, who has pitched...

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UPDATE: Penny still marketable

Brad Penny | Red SoxOn Monday, ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney said that Boston may soon be back in surplus mode with their starting pitching. That's because...

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INJURIES: Mientkiewicz makes progress

Doug Mientkiewicz | DodgersDoug Mientkiewicz, who underwent shoulder surgery in April, said that he could be back on the Dodgers' roster in a few weeks. It was...

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UPDATE: Ozzie thinks Sox done

The White Sox manager doesn't mean in the pennant race, however. He just means in the trade market. According to MLB.com, Guillen said, "I...

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TRADES: What is Adrian Gonzalez worth?

Adrian Gonzalez | PadresCEO Jeff Moorad said earlier this week that there was no chance that the Padres would move first baseman Adrian Gonzalez by the July 31...

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TRADES: The untouchables?

While plenty of prospects -- and elite ones in the case of a possible move for Roy Halladay -- have been mentioned as the trade deadline...

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INJURIES: Giambi to shut it down?

Jason Giambi | AthleticsThose covering the A's are thinking there's a chance Jason Giambi could be done. "Jason Giambi's homecoming was a nice little story...

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UPDATE: Rockies court relievers

Jesus Colome | NationalsAfter we learned they were looking at arms yesterday, the Denver Post notes today that the Rockies might soon ink Mike...

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TRADES: Cubs look to add reliever

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that a priority for the Cubs at the trade deadline is to add a veteran reliever. The Cubs are believed...

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UPDATE: Marlins still deciding

The issue is whether to buy or sell. Larry Beinfest says he'll be evaluating right up to the trade deadline on whether the Marlins are in a...

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TRADES: Dodgers eye relievers

We know the Dodgers are on and off with the Roy Halladay rumors, but they're clearly in the market for a reliever. The LA Times notes...

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TRADES: Tigers may be tame

According to Tom Gage of the Detroit News, the first-place Tigers are unlikely to make a major move at the trade deadline because of an...

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TRADES: Giants to decide on Sanchez

Jonathan Sanchez | GiantsYou throw a no-hitter and several things can happen. For one, Jonathan Sanchez was temporarily removed from starter's purgatory. He also...

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UPDATE: Olney says Yanks quiet

According to ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney, as of today, the Yankees are not working on anything notable in the trade market....

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MOVES: No guarantees for Girardi

Joe Girardi | YankeesThe Yankees moved a season high 18 games over .500 with Monday's win over the Orioles, but manager Joe Girardi has no reason to feel...

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TRADES: Should Texas trade Blalock?

Hank Blalock | RangersThat's the question they're asking in the Dallas Morning News. The Rangers need pitching if they hope to compete with the Angels, and Hank...

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INJURIES: Setback for Wang

Chien-Ming Wang | YankeesThe Yankees might intensify their pursuit of a starting pitching after Chien-Ming Wang felt tenderness in his biceps that will shut down...

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INJURIES: Berkman's status in doubt

Lance Berkman | AstrosLance Berkman is content to play hurt, but the Astros are concerned about risking further injury. They have him scheduled for an MRI,...

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FREE AGENCY, Branyan, Washburn, Bedard back?

Seattle has, what some might call, a textured situation heading into the trade deadline. The Mariners have trading chips in expiring...

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TRADES: Rangers reluctant to deal prospects

The Rangers are in the market for a starting pitcher, but the Star-Telegram says the team is reluctant to deplete its minor league...

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Category: MLB
Posted on: July 27, 2009 5:21 pm
 

James admits pot use in book

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James struggled with sudden fame after appearing on Sports Illustrated's cover as a 17-year-old and admits he smoked marijuana during his junior year in high school.

Those are two of the revelations in a book chronicling James' rise from Akron, Ohio, hoops prodigy to NBA superstar.

In "Shooting Stars," written by James and co-author Buzz Bissinger, James said the SI cover and the media attention he and his high school teammates received was difficult to handle.

"We had become big-headed jerks, me in particular," James said, "and we are to blame for that, but so are adults who treated us that way and then sat back and smugly watched the self-destruction."

In the book, scheduled for release in September, the NBA's reigning MVP recounts the media circus that enveloped his final two years at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School following his SI cover appearance. James said he and close friends Dru Joyce, Sian Cotton, Romeo Travis and Willie McGee -- nicknamed the Fab Five -- became "rock stars" and took advantage of their celebrity.

"I was arrogant, dubbing myself "The Chosen One," James said. "In hindsight, I should have kept quiet, but I also was what I was, a teenager where every reporter in the world seemed to be rushing toward me at once."

James also revealed he and his teammates smoked marijuana one night after getting access to a hotel room in Akron.

James feels he was unfairly targeted by the media, which he described as "excited spectators at a car crash" after it was learned that his mother, Gloria, obtained a loan to buy him a $50,000 Hummer for his birthday. He said the scrutiny was humiliating for his mother, who was living with him in a rental-assistance apartment.

"Was the vehicle excessive, with its bank of three televisions? Maybe. Probably. Of course it was," James said. "So were the BMWs parked in the St. V lot, belonging to fellow students. But nobody ever questioned those."

James also recounts being suspended by the Ohio High School Athletic Association for accepting two throwback jerseys as gifts from a Cleveland area clothing store. He describes the OHSAA as "ravenous" and is highly critical of former commissioner Clair Muscaro.

James said Muscaro, whose suspension of him was later reduced in court, wanted to put James and his school "in our place. ... "this was a witch hunt, one-man posse's attempt to humiliate me, subject me to ridicule, rip open rumors that I was corrupt and ruin a dream."

James said the experiences drew he and his friends closer and proved to be valuable life lessons, many of which he attributes to "karma."

James and Bissinger focus almost entirely on James' final two years of high school and do not delve into his early career with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bissinger is best known for "Friday Night Lights," a bestseller on Texas' obsession with high school football.

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Posted on: July 16, 2009 2:04 pm
 

NHL season schedule 2009-2010.

These are the schedule's for every Team in the NHL.

             Western Conference
Pacific
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Phoenix Coyotes Viewable · Printable
San Jose Sharks Viewable · Printable
Central
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Nashville Predators Viewable · Printable
St. Louis Blues Viewable · Printable
Northwest
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            Eastern Conference
Atlantic
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Northeast
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Southeast
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Washington Capitals Viewable · Printable

 
 
 
 
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