Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon
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Bay Area born and raised, I have extensive experience in both the print and online worlds. There are few things in this world I love doing more than talking sports.
MLB, Aug 1, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (left) and pitcher Stephen Strasburg against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

15 MLB stars desperate to pick things up in second half

As far as the 2018 MLB season goes, we're well past the point where we can dismiss an unexpected event by saying, "it's early." It's true that...
Alexander Ovechkin

Word artist creates amazing picture of Alexander Ovechkin holding the Stanley Cup

By now, we've all seen how much Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin is enjoying having the Stanley Cup. He's found creative ways to celebrate with the famed...
Philles

Fan injured after being struck by hot dog shot by Phillie Phanatic

A Philadelphia Phillies fan has suffered one of the strangest injuries in recent memory. In Monday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Kathy McVay was hit in...
Jay Bruce is one of the MLB stars that could be traded in 2017

MRI reveals hip strain for Jay Bruce

The New York Mets placed outfielder Jay Bruce on the DL on Tuesday. On Wednesday, it was revealed that an MRI showed a hip strain. https://twitter.com/TimBritton/status/1009558426521886721 That would certainly...

Report: Knicks looking to trade up to No. 4 for Mo Bamba

A day before the NBA Draft, the New York Knicks are reportedly looking to move up for University of Texas big man, Mo Bamba. Ian Begley of ESPN...
Spring training

WATCH: Cubs RF Jason Heyward nails runner at home with incredible throw

Combining the throw and tag, it will be awfully hard to top the play executed by Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward and catcher Willson Contreras. With runners...

Hunter Strickland out 6-8 weeks with fractured hand after punching door

After San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland blew a save in Monday's game against the Miami Marlins, he punched a door. As a result, he fractured his...
Manny Machado

WATCH: Manny Machado surprises young fan with special gift

Atlanta teenager JJ Roddenberry was surprised with tickets to see the Atlanta Braves take on the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, June 24. Roddenberry's emotional reaction to getting...

Report: Diamondbacks and Orioles have talked about Manny Machado trade

A new suitor has entered the Manny Machado sweepstakes. According to a report, the Arizona Diamondbacks have been in contact with the Baltimore Orioles about possibly acquiring...

Report: Royals closer Kelvin Herrera traded to Nationals

One of baseball's best relievers is on the move. According to a report, the Washington Nationals have acquired Kansas City Royals closer Kelvin Herrera. https://twitter.com/feinsand/status/1008861181015142401?s=21 Jon Heyman of FRS...
Aug 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the MLB logo with Colorado Rockies batting gear on it during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Colorado Rockies won 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Kelly Gruber axed from Canadian Hall of Fame events over apparent drunken episode

Former Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Kelly Gruber was recently called upon to be a "Pitch Talks" panelist at an event around last weekend's Canadian Baseball Hall...
Tom Brady is among the best NFL players over the age of 30

Tom Brady explains why he doesn’t like ‘GOAT’ label

Tom Brady may well be the greatest quarterback in NFL history. Just don't tell him that. In an interview with Oprah, the New England Patriots star made...
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom

Mets official offers hilarious take on hypothetical Jacob deGrom trade

Will the New York Mets trade ace starter Jacob deGrom? For deGrom's sake, we sure hope so. It's reportedly on the menu, and one team official offered an...

Clayton Kershaw inches closer to return, throws three-inning simulated game

Those hoping to see Clayton Kershaw back in action got some good news on Monday. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace threw a three-inning simulated game, and from...

Bryce Harper shaves his beard, prompting Yankees fever

The Washington Nationals are set to have a very different look -- sort of. Washington's star outfielder, Bryce Harper, has shaved his beard. https://twitter.com/JamalCollier/status/1008774673239363584 https://twitter.com/_SoniM/status/1008785601662017538 Well, we don't know why...
2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills

Top-5 U.S. Open payouts show how meaningful every shot was

It's easy to look at winning as the only thing that matters in a golf tournament. But when we look at the payouts earned by Brooks Koepka...
Brooks Koepka during the 2018 U.S. Open

Top 10 takeaways from 2018 U.S. Open

The 2018 U.S. Open is in the books and it had a very similar feeling to 2017. Brooks Koepka became the first man in 29 years to...

Mets’ offensive futility nearing historic levels

The New York Mets offense is struggling heading into Thursday's game with the Arizona Diamondbacks. In fact, it's ineffective at a near historic level. The Mets are 1-8...
Mookie Betts is one of the MLB hitters pitchers don't want to face

Top 15 most potent MLB lineups in the game today

While the offensive explosion that we saw in 2017 hasn't quite made its way into the 2018 MLB season, we're still seeing a lot of offense. The American...
Adam Hadwin

Golfer Adam Hadwin trolls himself after opening round 83

Adam Hadwin struggled through the opening round of the U.S. Open, shooting a 13-over 83 on Thursday. But his sense of humor is on point. It started when...
Dustin Johnson in Round 1 of the U.S. Open

10 biggest highlights and lowlights from Round 1 of U.S. Open

To say that the first round of the U.S. Open was a challenge is like saying that water is wet. Shinnecock Hills was merciless. Heck, even the...

Twins demote 2017 All-Star Miguel Sano to Single-A

In 2017, Miguel Sano was an All-Star for the Minnesota Twins. On Thursday, the struggling Sano was demoted all the way down to Single-A. https://twitter.com/MillerStrib/status/1007353139647975424 Sano has a decent...
Tiger Woods

Twitter reacts to Tiger Woods’ epic blunders on first hole at Shinnecock

Things did not go according to plan for Tiger Woods on the first hole of the U.S. Open. After watching the early starters get hammered by Shinnecock...
Phil Mickelson at Shinnecock Hills during the 2018 U.S. Open

Twitter reacts to Shinnecock taking world’s best behind the woodshed

Shinnecock Hills is decisively winning the fight against the world's best golfers during the first round of the U.S. Open. With strong winds and a dried out course,...

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