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Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels Prove Unwritten Rules Were Made To Be Broken

So this is why it's called the Big Show.Baseball fans were treated to a real crowd-pleaser as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in a down and dirty baseball soap opera featuring several questionable plays. With two, ... (Continue reading)

Lakers vs. Celtics 2010: Jackson, Rivers in Spotlight for 2010 NBA Finals

Call it tempting fate. Call it a fatal attraction. Despite a 2-9 series record against the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in a familiar predicament, matched against Boston in Game Seven—a situation where the Lakers ... (Continue reading)

2010 NBA Finals Game Five Preview: Will Star Wars Yield To Role Play?

After four games of a blockbuster NBA Finals between the league’s most storied franchises and some of its best players of the last generation, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are tied 2-2 and the role players have stolen ... (Continue reading)

Angels’ John Lackey Thwarted in Game Five…Will He Stay in Los Angeles?

Los Angeles Angels pitcher John Lackey could be the most sought free agent in MLB’s upcoming offseason and up 4-0 with two outs in the top of the seventh inning in Game Five of the American League Championship Series, Lackey ... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles Angels-New York Yankees: Game Four Managerial Matchup Mania

Leave it to Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia and the Angels to usher in the return of enthusiasm and drama after their remarkable 5-4, 11-inning comeback victory over the Yankees in Game Three of the American League Championship Series. Four runs ... (Continue reading)

Why Joe Torre and Joe Girardi Are Not Your “Average Joe” Managers

For the first time since the Yankees last won it all in 2000, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre may be simultaneously satisfied. Steinbrenner’s pinstriped crew, led by steady manager Joe Girardi, is back ... (Continue reading)

The Spin-Off: Is Kobe the Sequel to Jordan or a Remake of His Airness?

As soon as Kobe Bryant won his first NBA championship without the great Shaquille O’Neal, the comparisons became rampant between Bryant and Michael Jordan. A quick assessment of both players reveals more similarities than differences. NBA champion? Check. League MVP? Check. Scoring ... (Continue reading)

Lakers-Magic: Los Angeles Falls for Orlando’s Magic Tricks

Do you know the Magic Man? He just made 14 years of Orlando Magic NBA Finals futility vanish into thin air. He craftily turned a playground legend into NBA hardcourt hero, at least for a night. He can cunningly make Superman look mediocre ... (Continue reading)

Magic’s Van Gundy Mixes It Up, but Lakers Still Have Recipe for Success

Stan Van Gundy and the Orlando Magic thought they made all the right adjustments to win Game Two of the NBA Finals. Van Gundy tinkered with what had been a well-oiled machine and used several unusual combinations throughout the game to ... (Continue reading)

Lakers-Magic: The Black Mamba Turns Kobe-Haters into Motivators

Kobe Bryant sent a message to detractors who doubted his ability to win a fourth championship, and his first without Shaquille O’Neal. The Black Mamba is going to strike early and often, using all his potency to acquire the title he ... (Continue reading)