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Update on Rangers Ballpark Renovations [VIDEO]

As I reported back in November, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is receiving some major updates and upgrades. The entire outfield area, including Vandergriff Plaza, visitor's bullpen and bleacher seats are getting a facelift. The $11.5 million project will be complete by opening day of this 2012 season.

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11 Secret Reasons Albert Pujols Signed with the Angels

The tremors felt around Southern California on Thursday didn’t come from an earthquake. The seismic activity came courtesy of all the money the Los Angeles Angels dropped on Albert Pujols, the prize of this year’s free agent class.

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Pujols & Wilson To Join Angels

News outlets nationwide are reporting that Albert Pujols will sign a 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is reportedly worth between $250 & 260 million. News is also coming down within the last hour that the Angels have signed a deal with Texas Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson to pitch for 5 years and $77.5 million.

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Happy Birthday Bo Jackson [VIDEO]

Do you know Bo? Remember the Nike commercials from the 80's and 90's featuring Bo Jackson and the "Bo Knows" ad campaign. Bo Jackson was an all-around athlete and Nike took full advantage of his athletic ability in every sport to help promote their shoes. Bo turns 49 today, so we're taking a look back at some of those commercials from late 1980's the early 1990's!

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Astros Sale Approved – Moving To AL West

Major League Baseball Owners approved the sale of the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane earlier today. This means the team will be moving from the NL Central to the AL West beginning in the 2013 season.

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St. Louis Cardinals Beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 to Win World Series

Allen Craig hit a solo home run to provide the go-ahead run, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 to win the 2011 World Series four games to three in St. Louis on Friday night

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Basketball Player Jumps Over His Own Mother to Make Amazing Dunk [VIDEO]

Wagner college basketball player Josh Thompson wanted to do something memorable in the dunk contest held during his school’s Midnight Madness event last Friday night.

So the six-foot-five forward lined his mom up in front of the basket, with her back facing him, and then jumped over her on his way to completing a slam dunk.

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Rangers Games – The Perfect Opportunity for Father-Son Bonding

Last Monday night was a magical night for Rangers fans.  My son just turned 10 years old the first part of September.  We hadn't had a chance to throw a birthday party for him yet, so me an my wife decided to buy a pair of Rangers playoff tickets and take him to his first ever postseason game.  More after the jump.

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Epic Baseball Fails – Our Top Five [VIDEO]

Go Rangers! Let's hear it for our boys who eliminated the Los Angeles Angels from the play off race last night! While celebrating, we found some epic baseball fails -- some of them are so great you will have to watch them twice. We

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Best Ever Baseball Songs – Our Top Five

This week our beloved Texas Rangers will finish yet another great regular season -- to show our support we found the top baseball theme songs. We want another year like last year -- except this year they are going to take it all and win the World Series! It doesn't matter if you aren't a baseball fan -- come time for play off's you have to get involved and cheer for the Rangers!

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Mariano Rivera Demonstrates How to Make a Cardboard Baseball Glove [VIDEO]

All-time save leader Mariano Rivera has made close to $150 million playing baseball. But as a kid growing up in Panama, the Yankee legend had so little money that buying a baseball glove was out of the question.

In the video below, Rivera demonstrates how he used to make his childhood mitts out of cardboard. He says they did make it easier to catch a fast moving baseball, but adds that anyone who can afford a leather glove should definitely go that route.

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Alec Baldwin Pees His Pants for the New York Yankees [VIDEO]

Any sports fan knows that the slightest change in their in-season rituals can have a great influence over whether their favorite team wins or loses.

So that’s why Yankees fan Alec Baldwin refuses to indulge his intense urge to urinate while watching his home team play John Krasinski‘s (the Boston native is a Red Sox man) in a new ad campaign for New Era baseball caps.

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