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Need A Summer Vacation? Enter To Win Your Golf Getaway!

A VIP getaway to one of the world’s most famous golf courses? Yes please! @CBS Sports Radio is giving you the chance to win a VIP trip to TPC Sawgrass!

07/24/2014

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16 Unusual And Weird Sports Facts You Might Not Know

With the slowest week of sports upon us and no professional games being played, it’s been an agonizing few days. So, I’ve decided to reciprocate and share some to help you get through this trying time. Here is a list of 16 unusual and weird sports facts you might not know.

07/18/2014

Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders is tackled by Lavonte David #54 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at O.co Coliseum on November 4, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Among 2 NFL Teams Not On ‘Most Valuable’ Franchise List

Forbes is out with its list of “The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Franchises,” including such perennial NFL bottom-dwellers as the Browns, Vikings, Dolphins and Bills. Heck, pretty much every team in the league made the list, but not the Raiders.

07/16/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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14 Hilarious Reactions To LeBron James Going Back To Cleveland On Twitter

While people in Cleveland are celebrating “LeBron James Day” today and Miami Heat fans burning #6 jerseys, let’s look at the 9 most hilarious reactions to LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland.

07/11/2014

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San Francisco Giants May Ban ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Attire At AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants organization is in the final steps of adopting a policy to ban fans from wearing “culturally-insensitive” attire at AT&T Park.

07/09/2014

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Coliseum Officials Approve Oakland A’s Lease Extension

A 10-year lease extension for the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum was approved Thursday by stadium officials, after contentious negotiations that raised the possibility the team might quickly depart from Oakland without a deal.

07/03/2014

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A’s Owner Threatens Immediate Pull-Out From Oakland If Coliseum Extension Rejected

A’s owner Lew Wolff sent an e-mail to Oakland and Alameda County leaders Wednesday night indicating Major League Baseball has given him permission to relocate the team if a 10-year lease deal at the Coliseum is rejected.

07/03/2014

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Top 7 Stadiums That Should Be Leveled And Replaced

The final season of football has been played at Candlestick Park, and the original ballpark by the bay will soon be no more. Maybe you’ve heard of Willie Mays? “The Catch?” Or “The Earquake World Series?” The Stick holds memories that don’t deserve to fade, but the building itself belongs squarely in the dustbin of history.

07/02/2014

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Barry Bonds’ Felony Conviction To Be Reconsidered By Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds’ felony conviction for obstruction of justice.

07/01/2014

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