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.

Yankees record-breaking HR streak comes to an end against Mets

The red-hot bats being swung by the New York Yankees were cooled on Tuesday by their crosstown rivals, the New York Mets.
Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton

WATCH: Charlie Morton pulls off nutmeg K against Orioles hitter

We can safely say that Baltimore Orioles outfielder Anthony Santander is clearly not picking up what Tampa Bay Rays starter Charlie Morton is throwing.
Angels players react to Tyler Skaggs death

WATCH: Angels and Rangers observe moment of silence for Tyler Skaggs

Before returning to baseball on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers paid tribute to Tyler Skaggs. The teams honored...

Hunter Pence removed from rehab assignment, but MRI reveals no new injury for Rangers...

The Texas Rangers got some good news on Tuesday as it relates to their injured All-Star designated hitter, Hunter Pence. Pence, who...
Tyler Skaggs passed away

LOOK: Fan creates wonderful banner paying tribute to Tyler Skaggs

A fan has found a way for himself and his fellow fans to pay tribute to Tyler Skaggs after the sudden and tragic death of...
Patrick Corbin Tyler Skaggs

Patrick Corbin will wear Tyler Skaggs’ No. 45 on Tuesday in tribute to fallen...

When Washington Nationals starter Patrick Corbin takes the mound on Tuesday, he'll be honoring his friend, Tyler Skaggs, who passed away on Monday.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. home run

WATCH: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. absolutely locked in for Home Run Derby

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is participating in the Home Run Derby. Judging by a practice session on Tuesday, the Toronto Blue Jays rookie is ready.

USA Synchro taking leading role in optimizing brain health

USA Synchro, the American governing body for synchronized swimming, has announced a partnership with TeachAids with the shared goal of helping keep athletes safe.

10 bold predictions for MLB’s second half

While the MLB season is half over, there’s a lot of baseball left. That has fans everywhere thinking about what will happen next.

Pau Gasol intends to return for 19th NBA season

While Pau Gasol will turn 39 in July and is coming off of a season-ending injury, his NBA career is not over. Not if he...

LOOK: Klay Thompson zings Zaza Pachulia, Kyrie Irving in hilarious exchange

Zaza Pachulia and Klay Thompson are no longer teammates with the Golden State Warriors. They still exchange hilarious banter though. This latest...

California HS powerhouse makes history using new tech to optimize brain performance

As people become more cognizant of concussions, it’s more important to find ways to limit them in not only professional sports, but at all levels.

Winners and losers from first half of 2019 MLB season

While the official first “half” won’t end until the All-Star Break, 50% of the 2019 MLB season is complete. It’s safe to say the first...

WATCH: Willie Calhoun shows off wheels, scores from second on flyout

We often see runners tag up and score on a deep flyball to the outfield. On Wednesday, Willie Calhoun raised the stakes.

Dave Roberts: Juiced balls primary cause of home run boom

MLB hitters are on pace to obliterate the leaguewide single-season home run record that was set in 2017. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts thinks...

WATCH: Orioles fans give Manny Machado standing ovation in Baltimore return

Tuesday marked the return of San Diego Padres star Manny Machado to Baltimore for the first time since he was traded at the 2018 deadline.

Jack Del Rio had ‘no idea’ that Jaguars were drafting Blaine Gabbert in 2011

In 2011, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected quarterback Blaine Gabbert tenth overall in the NFL Draft. That caught one important man, then head coach Jack Del...

Report: Mavericks will offer Kristaps Porzingis max contract

While Kristaps Porzingis will become a restricted free agent on Sunday, the Dallas Mavericks aren't planning on letting him go anywhere.
Alex Meyer

Former MLB first-round pick Alex Meyer retires at 29

Alex Meyer, a first-round pick of the Washington Nationals who spent time with the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels, has retired.

10 most expensive starting defenses in the NFL

A saying as old as the NFL itself is that defense wins championships. The question is, does spending money on defense win those championships?

Impressive stat shows how potent Cubs’ lineup is

Javier Baez launched a game winning home run in the eighth inning of Sunday's game. In doing so, he gave the Chicago Cubs a unique...

Report: Orioles’ top pick Adley Rutschman signs, lands record bonus

After he was selected first overall by the Baltimore Orioles in June's MLB Draft, Adley Rutschman is officially a member of the organization.

Celtics first-round pick trolls Kyrie Irving over flat-earth theory

If Kyrie Irving does return to the Boston Celtics, he will have a notable disagreement one of his new teammates, first-round draft pick, Grant Williams.

WATCH: Christian Yelich hits longest home run of his career

Cincinnati Reds starter Tanner Roark learned a valuable lesson in Thursday's game with the Milwaukee Brewers. Don't hang a slider to Christian Yelich.