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  • Chris Borland
    Chris Borland named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
    The NFL announced that rookie LB Chris Borland was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 11 of the 2014 NFL season. Last week, Borland was named the Defensive rookie of the Week for his efforts against the Saints.Borland had 12...
  • Wiggins
    Is Andrew Wiggins truly the 'next big thing'?
    With the Indiana Pacers' peanut gallery chanting "overrated", number one draft pick Andrew Wiggins quietly had himself a solid all-around game in his first taste of NBA action at the Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.Wiggins, who was the...
  • Plumlee blocks Heat from win
    Kidd faces tough choices come playoff time
    Rookie head coach Jason Kidd has often criticized rookie center Mason Plumlee, but the young center continued his maturation Tuesday night. Lately, Kidd has had nothing but praise for the burgeoning big man, and he proved why.Plumlee met LeBron...
  • NASCAR Nationwide driver Dakoda Armstrong looks forward to good season with RPM
    NASCAR Nationwide driver Dakoda Armstrong looks forward to good season with RPM
    The 2014 NASCAR rookie class is the largest in twenty years. It contains many up and coming drivers, all of whom hope to become the next great driver in the most popular form of motorsports in the United States.One of these drivers may have a...
  • Michael Clayton Meet and Greet
    Book signing with former Buc, Michael Clayton
    Former Buccaneer Wide Receiver Michael Clayton is back in Tampa this weekend to promote his self-published autobiography, "Chasing My Rookie Year." After three successful years of playing college football with the LSU Tigers, Clayton was...
  • 2013 NHL draft
    Kings select Valentin Zykov in NHL draft
    The 2013 NHL entry draft got underway on Sunday, June 30. The Los Angeles Kings used their first pick (second round, 37 overall) to draft Russian prospect Valentin Zykov.The 18 year old 5'11", 209 lb (or 6'1'', 215 lb if you...
  • Rookie, the German Shepherd that was thrown off a bridge over I-40 on Wednesday, December 5, 2012
    German Shepherd is tossed off bridge in eastern Oklahoma County
    Animal cruelty hit a new low on Wednesday afternoon, December 5, 2012, when a German Shepherd named Rookie, was thrown off the S.E. 59th Street bridge above interstate I-40 in eastern Oklahoma County. A truck driver witnessed the dog falling...
  • Piate Pitcher Babe Adams
    Pittsburgh Area History: Pirate pitching legend Babe Adams
    In 1909 the Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the most successful teams in all of professional baseball buthad never won a World Series. All that changed with the arrival of a rookie pitcher known as “Babe” Adams.He was born May 18, 1882...
  • Jon Hamm has some good advice for teenage girls
    Jon Hamm has some good advice for teenage girls
    Jon Hamm, star of AMC's Mad Men, has some advice for teenage girls. The video of Hamm is on Rookie, a website for teen girls. Hamm was chosen to answer questions sent in for one of the sites features, Ask a Grown Man. Hamm's close friend...
  • Arizona Diamondbacks rookie first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (left; Chris Young is pictured at right), after hitting his third career home run last night off of Cliff Lee, during the second inning of a game the Phillies won, 9-2
    Phils' Jewish Heritage Night PSA: D-backs phenom Paul Goldschmidt is not Jewish
    Ethnically chauvinistic but not entirely informed fans attending the Phillies’ Jewish Heritage Night game tonight against the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks are at risk of being in an unnecessary dilemma when much-heralded D-backs rookie...
  • Kings Prospect Camp - Interview with Jake Muzzin
    Kings Prospect Camp - Interview with Jake Muzzin
    I recently had the opportunity to attend the Kings' prospect camp at the Kings' practice facility in El Segundo,CA on July 11th. Jake Muzzin is a 6'3" 213 lb defenseman who was called up from Manchester and was with the Kings for...
  • Tom Brady
    Examiner.com’s 2010 NFL Awards
    Fourteen of your favorite Examiners took part in the voting to determine the 2010 NFL MVP, Coach of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year. First-place votes were given five points, second-place votes were awarded three...
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    Hawks sign second-rounder Pape Sy
    This afternoon, the Hawks sent out a release announcing that they had finally signed their second-round pick, Pape Sy of France. While terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, the contract should be for the rookie minimum of $473,604.With...
  • Coghlan's batting average is still a paltry .213, but he's hit .309 in his last 16 games.
    Coghlan, Rookie of 2009, pulls ahead in battle with sophomore jinx
    Slowly but surely, Chris Coghlan has come back to the player who won the NL Rookie of the Year Award in 2009. In his last four games, Coghlan has six hits in 14 at-bats, including a season-high three hits Sunday in Washington. In his last 16 games...
  • Chris Coghlan has not been able to find the form that won him the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year Award.
    Marlins' top prospect Mike Stanton on an incredible run for Jacksonville
    The Marlins had an off day Monday, but their top prospect just kept sailing along in Jacksonville. Mike Stanton had his 13th home run and an RBI single to help the first-place Suns finish their homestand with a 5-1 win over the Mississippi Braves...