Ben Mintz and Daniel Lowery lead after Day 1a of the World Series of Poker Circuit Harrah's New Orleans Main Event.
The San Francisco Giants have a reputation for winning with pitching and defense. They've had four straight winning seasons and won two out of the last three World Series by allowing the fewest runs in baseball since 2009. However, thus far in 2013, the Giants are leading the National League West with a great offense. Show More Summary
The 2002 World Series Loss Still Stings Winning World Series titles in 2010 and 2012 should have pushed any lingering pain of the San Francisco Giants 2002 World Series loss far into the stratosphere—especially since I was among the million at the purely joyous 2010 parade. Show More Summary
Buster Posey is the reigning NL MVP after completing a season where he helped lead the San Francisco Giants to their second World Series title in three seasons. In 2012, Posey hit.336 with 24 home runs and 103 RBI. Posey also led the Giants with an OPS of.957. Show More Summary
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Jamie Gold becomes latest player to auction off championship bracelet.
BuzzFeed’s Business section has a story that they apparently find appalling: How’s this for poor taste: millionaire hedge fund manager Mike Wilkins rented out AT&T Park, home of the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, on Thursday...Show More Summary
Somebody took the time to make an infographic of every uniform and hat combination the Pirates wore in 1979, their last World Series championship season. It's black and yellow and yellow and black and black and yellow all over. [@AnthraxJones] Read more...
The NL West has some tremendous talent and was slated to be one of, if not, the most competitive divisions in baseball, after the San Francisco Giants won their second World Series in three years and the Los Angeles Dodgers have bought the talent to match. Show More Summary
With the one-quarter mark of the 2013 season approaching, the Detroit Tigers have reinforced the fans' offseason hype that they are a strong World Series contender. After a sluggish 9-9 start to the season, the Tigers have been terrific since late April and are currently tied for first place in the AL Central with a 22-17 record. Show More Summary
The offseason addition of slugger Josh Hamilton to a lineup that already included Mike Trout and Albert Pujols put the Angels on a short list of World Series favorites, according to oddsmakers. Through the quarter mark of the 2013 season, the Angels have looked like anything but the 17/2 powerhouse that Vegas predicted them to be. Show More Summary
This foursome was the more or less regular Yankee infield from 2009-2012, leading the Yankees to one World Series victory and three other post-season appearances. This raises the question of where this infield fits among the greatest infields in Yankee history.
Before a single game had even been played in the 2013 MLB season, I predicted each team's odds of making it to the World Series. I'm fairly safe in assuming the odds have changed quite a bit since then. Now at the end of the first quarter...Show More Summary
The World Series of Poker has announced the 2013/2014 WSOP Circuit schedule, which features three new stops added to Season 10.
Twenty-five years is a hunk of time. For an individual and a team. Amazingly, or painfully, it has been 25 years since the Dodgers last won a World Series.
A look at the things discussed in the 2013 World Series of Poker Preview Conference Call.
Beaks here... We've got another dueling projects situation in Hollywood! This time, it's a tale of two CHEFs. First, there's Jon Favreau's CHEF, which is set to star Robert Downey Jr. as a disgraced cook who looks to reclaim his former foodie glory by starting up a food truck. Show More Summary
Event: WSOF 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" Date: Friday, June 14, 2013, at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network Location: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada Main event: 170 lbs.: Josh Burkman vs. Jon Fitch Main card: 155 lbs.: Brian Cobb vs. Show More Summary
Originally published in the fall 1992 edition of Writing on the Edge. Reprinted here with permission. Above: Roger Angell's scorecard from Game 6 of the 2011 World Series. Read more...
Sarah Grant chatted with Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan and Isaac Haxton to get some tips on heads-up play.
If the Atlanta Braves are serious about completing the championship journey they supposedly started during the offseason, they're going to need some help. P referably, that help will come in the form of a top-of-the-lineup bat that doesn't strike out at an eye-bulging pace. Show More Summary