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Billy Beane: Is he the modern day Jesus? Helping Dutch Soccer Team

In the movie Moneyball, the general manager of the Oakland A’s, Billy Beane, played by Brad Pitt, had a life-changing epiphany:  Baseball was operating in an all too conventional, all too defective manner. With access to the tightest of budgets, Beane was expected to perform a miracle, to perform a modern day ‘water into wine’ act. He may not be…

Ottawa Senators v Los Angeles Kings

FISH ON SPORTS: March Madness, NFL Blackouts and Free McDonald’s!

Just like if Ted Cruz lived in a world where science didn’t exist, it’s great to be here. In case you missed them, here are the stories that have been making headlines over the past seven days in the world of professional sports:   NCAAB March Madness The first weekend of March Madness is in the books. It’s the one…

Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

2015 Miami Marlins Overview

The upgrades for the 2015 Miami Marlins are pretty evident on paper, and the additions to their team for the upcoming season give them the best chance at making the postseason in recent years. The huge lock-up of Giancarlo Stanton for $325 million over, hopefully, the next 13 seasons helps retain the Marlins key offensive (and, in a sense, defensive)…

NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five

Five Bold MLB Predictions for 2015 – Nick Tatarkis Edition

As Opening Day quickly approaches the baseball department at LWOS is making some bold predictions for the 2015 MLB season. Will they all come true? Probably not, but thats the fun of a new season, thinking of what could happen. Who knows, some of these just might. Five Bold MLB Predictions for 2015 – Nick Tatarkis Edition 1) Someone on…

Justin Verlander

2015 Detroit Tigers Overview

The feeling for success in Detroit is running rampant right now, as the team that the Tigers have is running out of time to make a serious play-off push. Of course, having one of the best players in baseball on your team helps significantly, aided by one of the best pitchers in the league and a former best pitcher who…

Hector Olivera

Dodgers Win Bidding War for Hector Olivera

MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez has reported that the Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Cuban infielder Hector Olivera to a $62.5 million six year deal, outbidding teams among the likes of the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Miami Marlins,  San Francisco Giants , and the San Diego Padres. Source: Cuban INF Hector Olivera has agreed to a 6-year, $62.5 million deal with…

Arizona Diamondbacks v Cincinnati Reds

The Most Important Players in 2015: NL West

Welcome back, everyone, to the final edition of the Most Important Players in MLB series. This last stop takes us to the NL West, home of the 2014 World Series champion, San Francisco Giants. For those who have been following the series but missed out on the AL West edition, just follow the link. The Most Important Players in 2015:…

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