Author | Andrew Tomlinson

Baltimore Orioles Need to Get Back on Winning Track to Have Successful Second-Half

Baltimore Orioles Need to Get Back on Winning Track to Have Successful Second-Half

July 14, 2012 | Andrew Tomlinson

With the Baltimore Orioles in contention halfway through the season for the first time in what seems like forever, the key to making sure they do not fade is a strong second-half start. The Detroit Tigers are in town this weekend, the first series of the second-half, and are on fire. Detroit has, with the [...]

Justin Verlander’s Comments Show Players Still Do Not View the MLB All-Star Game as Important

Justin Verlander’s Comments Show Players Still Do Not View the MLB All-Star Game as Important

July 11, 2012 | Andrew Tomlinson

Justin Verlander clearly has a set opinion about what he thinks the MLB All-Star Game is about, and it isn’t about galavanting off with Kate Upton, instead to him it is nothing but a glorified exhibition. Ever since baseball established the idea the All-Star game should determine home-field advantage in the World Series, the two [...]

A List About Why Lists Do Not Mean Anything, Including the One Joe Flacco is On

A List About Why Lists Do Not Mean Anything, Including the One Joe Flacco is On

July 09, 2012 | Andrew Tomlinson

Lately there has been a lot discussion about lists, who should be on them, where people should be placed and whether or not Joe Flacco deserves to be ahead of other quarterbacks. Oops, looks like I let it slip which specific list I was talking about. Well this is a list about why lists, including [...]

Major League Baseball is the First Sport to Make the All-Star Game Exciting

July 07, 2012 | Andrew Tomlinson

Since the 2006 Collective Bargaining Agreement, baseball has made their All-Star Game not only exciting, but actually important, as it determines home field advantage for the World Series, and the game is now something baseball fans cannot miss. Most All-Star Games are nothing more than a glorified time-waster in the middle of their sport’s seasons. [...]

Has the Media Changed the Landscape of Free Agency in Modern Sports?

July 05, 2012 | Andrew Tomlinson

If you are a hockey fan, then you have probably been following the Ryan Suter and Zach Parise story for the last week. What has been fascinating is despite the two players not being superstars, when they signed it seemed as if the teams who did not get them had lost out on this generation’s [...]

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