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#51: Pedro Martinez – Just Outside of the Top 50

#51: Pedro Martinez – Just Outside of the Top 50

Click Card For Full Stats #51: Pedro Martinez http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/18123704/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__51-1531928787.mp3 Initially a Los Angeles Dodger, Pedro Martinez was traded to the Montreal Expos (Now Washington Senators) because he was “too small.”  BIG mistake for the Dodgers! As Martinez’s career continued in Montreal, then Boston, he racked up some insane pitching stats! From 2002 to 2006 Martinez…More

FanDuel Group To Launch Online Sports Betting & Casino

FanDuel Group To Launch Online Sports Betting & Casino

By WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — FanDuel Group says it will launch online sports betting and an internet casino, hopefully in time for the start of football season. FanDuel, which is mostly owned by Ireland-based Paddy Power Betfair, will provide online sports betting with the license of the Meadowlands Racetrack, and internet…More

Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for…More

#52 – Tony “Mr. Padre” Gwynn: A San Diego Padre From Start To Finish!

#52 – Tony “Mr. Padre” Gwynn: A San Diego Padre From Start To Finish!

Click Card For Stats #52 – Tony Gwynn http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/17125021/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__52-1531840781.mp3 It’s a rarity in baseball for a player to remain with a team throughout his entire career, but Tony Gwynn was such a man! Nicknamed “Mr. Padre“, Gwynn began his career in San Diego in 1982 and remained there for 20 seasons! Diuring this time, Gwynn…More

Woods Says British Open Becomes Best Shot At A Major

Woods Says British Open Becomes Best Shot At A Major

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn’t feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Woods is back at the British Open for the first time in three years, and he believes his confidence and his chances of winning are getting better as the year goes on. He missed…More

Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling HR Derby Over Schwarber

Hometown Hero Harper Wins Thrilling HR Derby Over Schwarber

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698. It could have been a scene from…More

Hulk Hogan Reinstated Into Wrestling Hall of Fame

Hulk Hogan Reinstated Into Wrestling Hall of Fame

By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape. The Connecticut-based company made the announcement in a statement Sunday. “This second chance follows…More

#53 – Ken Griffey Jr.: 6TH Best Home Run Hitter of All Time

#53 – Ken Griffey Jr.: 6TH Best Home Run Hitter of All Time

Click Card For Stats #53 – Ken Griffey Jr. http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/16123329/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__53-1531751868.mp3 An unbelievably gifted center fielder and hitter, George Kenneth Griffey Jr.’s 22-year MLB career is definitely one with the stats to back up his placement on this list.  Griffey was one of the most powerful hitters banging out 630 home runs over his career (6th…More

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division?

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division?

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division? By ESPN Will the Saints repeat as division champs in 2018? Our roundtable reporters give their picks for who will win the division and how many playoff teams will emerge from the NFC South. Vaughn McClure, Atlanta Falcons reporter: The race should be a close one again,…More

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