Josh Hamilton

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07: Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions stretches prior to playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Young, Beat-Up Running Backs An Issue For NFL Teams

The coach talks about Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes scoring an astonishing 30 points in 4 1/2 minutes against Miami Wednesday night, the drug addiction problems surrounding Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Detroit Lions release of Reggie Bush and issues with other injured NFL running backs.


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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.



TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]


Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Vegas Oddsmakers: SF Giants Will Be Josh Hamilton’s Next Team

Indeed, the Giants (at 3-1 odds) would seem to be a fit. They’ll have the need, they’ll have the money and GM Brian Sabean loves his veterans.


Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the the New York Yankees acknowledges the crowd in his first at-bat against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Suzuki was traded from the Mariners to the Yankees earlier in the day. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Ichiro’s Long Stay In Seattle Is Over

After spending his entire major league career with the Mariners, 10-time All-Star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki was traded to the New York Yankees Monday.


Aaron Rowand during a previous occasion when he was hit by a pitch during a game. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time To End One Of Baseball’s Unwritten Rules

Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels is serving a five-day suspension after admitting he hit rookie Bryce Harper with a pitch on purpose. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that it’s time to end baseball’s acceptance of purposely throwing at a batter as long as you don’t admit it.


Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the 10th inning during Game Six of the MLB World Series on October 27, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

GameDay: Can Rangers Avoid Giants Fate of 2002?

Saturday, October 26, 2002. The San Francisco Giants appeared destined to win their first World Series Championship, leading the Anaheim Angels 5-0 in the bottom of the 7th inning. You know the rest of the story. The Giants blew it and lost, 6-5.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/28/2011

Trevor Cahill of the Oakland A's. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Rangers Extend Streak With 2-0 Win Over A’s

Matt Harrison pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning, Adrian Beltre homered in his third consecutive game and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-best seven games with a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/10/2011

Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hamilton’s HR Gives Texas 7-6 Win Over Oakland

Josh Hamilton hit a game-ending, two-run homer to give Texas a 7-6 victory over Oakland on Saturday night and extend the Rangers’ winning streak to six games.

CBS San Francisco–07/09/2011

Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up a homerun to Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 8, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Gives Up 3 Home Runs, A’s Lose To Rangers

Both teams were still dealing with the aftermath of the death of the fan from a 20-foot fall in the second inning of Thursday night’s game.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011