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MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Tampa Bay reinvents Old Ballgame By Rich Herrera

The Rays announced this week the deal to extend the contract of Chris Archer to a long-term deal that locks him up for years to pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays. While hardly earth shattering […]

98.7 The Fan–04/03/2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL - OCTOBER 07: Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays flies out to center in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Tropicana Field on October 7, 2013 in St Petersburg, Florida.

Is Baseball Still America’s Past Time?

Baseball has always been known as America’s past time. From the crack of a bat to the 7th inning stretch, there’s no other sport that truly captures the essence of a family spending quality time […]

98.7 The Fan–04/01/2014

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Out of Bounds March Mayhem Tournament

And the “fighting” continues! For this round of the tournament, it’s another baseball player against another football player. Take the poll to weigh in on who should make it to the next round…

98.7 The Fan–03/11/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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Best Sports Bars In Tampa Bay

Here’s a list of Tampa Bay’s best sports bars that carry DIRECTV’s sports packages including MLB, NFL ticket, Center Ice, NBA League Pass, NASCAR, UFC and ESPN College Game Day packages

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

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Keidel: Redbirds Will Be Back In Catbird Seat

Despite your monolithic love for the Cardinals, no one was rooting for the Redbirds more than I was. Not only as a Yankees fan, but as a native New Yorker imbued with an epic allergy to all things New England, I am biologically skewed against the Red Sox.

11/01/2013

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Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael Wacha

The Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.

10/24/2013

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Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America’s Team?

The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.

10/11/2013

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Keidel: The End Of MLB Innocence

The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”

98.7 The Fan–08/16/2013

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