Archive for June, 2011

Beginning It Like They Ended It

June 28, 2011
By K. Becks

South Carolina's last two College World Series appearances have been crazy to say the least. However, the Gamecocks' close calls and unbelievable ways of pulling out victories do not mean that everything they have done thus far is just the result of lots of good luck.
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Taking A Step Back

June 26, 2011
By K. Becks

The United States suffered a 4-2 defeat to Mexico in the Gold Cup final on Saturday night, but the scoreboard doesn't reveal the biggest loss that American soccer was handed.
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MLB Power Rankings (6/23)

June 23, 2011
By K. Becks

That all but five teams are less than ten games out of their respective division lead says something about Major League Baseball as a whole this year; none of the teams are great, but there aren’t that many that are really bad, either. It’s inevitable that some teams will see their chances of contending...
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Pujols’ Injury Affects Team, Too

June 20, 2011
By K. Becks

Albert Pujols’ fractured left forearm, which will keep him on the DL for 4-6 weeks, could make teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals, very reluctant to offer him the 10-year contract that he has asked for after his current deal expires at the end of the season. His injury could cause him to lose...
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I Am McIlroy, Hear Me Ror

June 16, 2011
By K. Becks

This week’s U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland may not have the complete attention of casual golf fans due to Tiger Woods’ absence from the tournament. However, on Sunday afternoon, Rory McIlroy may be ready to accept the role awaiting someone once Woods leaves the game for good: Golf’s Next Superstar....
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MLB Power Rankings (6/9)

June 9, 2011
By K. Becks

It’s June, which means that the honeymoon period for every MLB team has long been over, but most teams will continue to push hard until the All-Star break to see if what they’ve got is worth holding onto for the rest of the season. However, it’s becoming quite clear which teams are capable of...
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