Tag Archives: MVP

  • This Day In Sports History (November 21st) — Pete Rose

    This Day In Sports History (November 21st) — Pete Rose

    It was on this day in 1973 that Pete Rose was awarded the NL MVP.  It was the only regular season MVP award he would earn during his Major League career. Rose enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career in 1973, recording 230 hits and a .338 batting average (both league-highs) in 160 […]

  • The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    Even before the 2013 NBA Finals began, people had already narrowed the Finals MVP candidates down to two guys: the Spurs’ Tony Parker and the Heat’s LeBron James. The thinking here was pretty simple: San Antonio doesn’t win if Parker isn’t at his best, and Miami doesn’t win if LeBron isn’t at his best. Of course, the interesting thing to […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/22/12 — Marco Scutaro

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/22/12 — Marco Scutaro

    Five days ago the San Francisco Giants’ chances of reaching the World Series for the second time in three years were not looking good.  After all, they had just lost Game 4 of the NLCS by a score of 8-3, and with the Cards holding a commanding 3-1 series lead, the Giants would have to […]

  • 9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    When Lebron James was awarded his first Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award last Thursday he must have felt like he had shaken a gorilla off his back. In fact, the first thing he said after winning was “It’s about damn time.” No other athlete has been scrutinized quite like James since entering the league […]

  • 9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    On Monday and Tuesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America handed out the most prestigious player awards in baseball: the MVP Awards. This year, the American League winner was Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, while the National League version went to Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. Now, sometimes the choices for MVP are so […]

  • 9 Most Unlikely World Series MVPs

    9 Most Unlikely World Series MVPs

    The 2011 World Series is in full swing, with the Rangers headed back to St. Louis for Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead over the Cardinals thanks to a huge 4-2 victory last night. And in such a tightly contested series—it looks like we have a pretty decent shot at a Game 7 for […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Pauly D Meets The Real MVP

    Picture Of The Day: Pauly D Meets The Real MVP

    Pauly D, along with his Jersey Shore housemates Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Vinny Guadagnino, like to refer to themselves as “M.V.P.”  While they might make quite the team out on the dance floor, we all know who the real MVP is. Pauly D.  Meet Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers. The two were in Las […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 11/29/10 — Russell Westbrook

    The Stat Line of the Night — 11/29/10 — Russell Westbrook

    Kevin Durant may be the new young face of the NBA and an MVP candidate, but he may not even be the best player on his team.  Russell Westbrook has been having an outstanding start to the season and some say he may be more of a reason for the Thunder’s success than even Durant himself.  […]

  • Roenick’s Mess Up Highlights Odd Night At The NHL Awards In Vegas

    Roenick’s Mess Up Highlights Odd Night At The NHL Awards In Vegas

    Total Pro Sports – The NHL wanted to try something new for this year’s NHL awards ceremony.  It moved the show from The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto to Las Vegas, home of the…..well, no one actually.  A strange move, but not when you consider the NHL’s intent to keep things out of Canada […]

  • New Nike Commercial Portrays LeBron James As A Cokehead

    New Nike Commercial Portrays LeBron James As A Cokehead

    Total Pro Sports – As he completes his second series sweep, disposing of the Atlanta Hawks easily, the only question remaining after this one is, how will LeBron James celebrate the victory before round three?  We hope it wont be the same way as the puppet version of himself.

  • Why Dwyane Wade Should Be MVP

    Why Dwyane Wade Should Be MVP

    Total Pro Sports- I know it has been a while since I have posted here on TPS, but school had taken over my life for a short while, but now with things under control, hopefully I’ll be back. My first article is going to follow up on one of the very first articles I wrote […]

  • O’Neal And Bryant Are Your 2009 NBA All Star Game MVP’s

    O’Neal And Bryant Are Your 2009 NBA All Star Game MVP’s

    Total Pro Sports – Congratulations to Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal on sharing the 2009 NBA All Star Game MVP.  This is Kobe’s third All Star Game MVP award, his previous wins were in 2002 and 2007.  Shaq now has 2 trophies having previously won in 2004.  Kobe scored 27 points on 12 of 23 shooting and Shaq was […]

  • Ryan Howard Signs Extension With Phillies

    Ryan Howard Signs Extension With Phillies

    Total Pro Sports – Ryan Howard has agreed to a 3 year $54 million contract that will keep him with the Phillies through the 2011 season. Howard is an absolute monster in the National League, in 2006 he won the NL MVP and last year he led the majors with 48 home runs and 148 […]