The dust has settled after the MLB nonwaiver trade deadline, setting teams up for their stretch runs. Nearly everyone made moves, but this week’s Power Rankings feature teams who just need to keep doing what they’re doing. Oh, and it also features two American League East teams. Click on the captions above to read more. As always, these rankings are completely subjective, yet objectively correct.Read more
If a bobblehead depicting Manny Machado as a pirate has always been on your must-have list, Prince George's Stadium will be the place to be on Aug. 9.
The Bowie Baysox will be giving away a "Captain Manny" bobblehead at that Sunday afternoon's 2:05 p.m. game as part of their Pirates & Ninjas Day promotion. According to the club's press release, the first 1,000 "landlubbers" ages 13 and up will receive...Read more
Say this for the Toronto Blue Jays: they’re going for it.
Two days after acquiring Troy Tulowitzki, a hitter they didn’t seem to need, the Blue Jays forked over top prospect Daniel Norris for two months of David Price, one of baseball's few unquestioned No. 1 starters.
For a team struggling with run prevention and running out soft-tossing Mark Buehrle as its ace, Price is a large, short-term upgrade...Read more
Ravens fans should not be among the contingent who are pleased with Roger Goodell's decision to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
Some celebrated Tuesday because it was somewhat expected the NFL commissioner would reduce Brady's suspension for being what a league report called "generally aware" of the football-deflating scandal that became "Deflategate."
The Blitz rounds up what columnists around the country are writing about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his apparent involvement in "Deflategate."
Does anybody still believe the NFL's most celebrated player didn't purposely deflate footballs in an attempt to gain an advantage during last season's NFL playoffs?...Read more
With the trade deadline looming, these Sports Blitz power rankings double as a list of teams who will be buying at the deadline to solidify their title chances. Everyone on the outside is just playing catch-up to teams here, some of whom — like the Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros — have already made their move. As always, these rankings are completely subjective, yet objectively correct.Read more