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Astros Set to Trade Oswalt to Phillies

  • July 29, 2010, 3:46 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the deal says Houston ace Roy Oswalt has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and accept a swap to the Philadelphia Phillies.

The person aware of the trade told The Associated Press that Oswalt must first pass a physical.

Houston is to get pitcher J.A. Happ and at least two prospects from the Phillies.

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Report: Bengals Set to Sign Owens

  • July 28, 2010, 12:28 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals reached a contract agreement with receiver Terrell Owens on Tuesday, two persons familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. He's expected to report to training camp in a day or two and sign a one-year deal that will pay him $2 million with a chance for an additional $2 million in bonuses.

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Duane Munn

Adidas MLS All-Star Game Boots

  • GearHead
  • Duane Munn
  • July 27, 2010, 4:16 PM

Check out the All-Star editions of (from top) Gonzales, Morales and Angel's soccer boots!
Courtesy of Adidas

Basketball superstars sporting souped-up versions of their signature sneakers has pretty much become an NBA's All-Star Weekend tradition (one that's way more exciting than the eventformerlyknownastheSlamDunkContest, imo).

But if three of Major League Soccer's big-time players have their way, customized kicks will soon become a major part of MLS' All-Star festivities as well.

Javier Morales of Real Salt Lake, Juan Pablo Angel of the New York Red Bulls and Omar Gonzalez of the LA Galaxy will each be wearing modified models of their Adidas soccer boots during the 2010 MLS All-Star game, which takes place tomorrow night in Houston. The boots will boast all-new colorways, as well as the initials and numbers for each player...

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Garza Tosses First No-Hitter in Tampa Bay Rays History

  • July 27, 2010, 12:11 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays finally wound up on the right side of a memorable pitching performance.

Matt Garza threw the first no-hitter in franchise history and the fifth in the major leagues this season, beating the Detroit Tigers 5-0 Monday night.

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Duane Munn

Reebok RunTone

  • GearHead
  • Duane Munn
  • July 26, 2010, 4:00 PM

Courtesy of Reebok

Reebok realllllly likes assigning metaphors to their running sneakers all of a sudden.

Just a few months after introducing energy drinks for your feet, the company that won the John Wall lottery is introducing the RunTone. Aka, the sneaker that brings "sand to the streets".

"GearHead, why does the RunTone bring sand to the streets," you may be asking...

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Angels Get Haren From Diamondbacks

  • July 25, 2010, 8:53 PM

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels were looking to make a counter move after rival Texas landed Cliff Lee.

Dan Haren fits that bill nicely.

The Angels acquired the three-time All-Star in a trade with the Diamondbacks on Sunday, sending left-hander Joe Saunders and three other players to Arizona.

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Duane Munn

Samsung Vibrant Galaxy S Series

  • GearHead
  • Duane Munn
  • July 23, 2010, 3:59 PM

Courtesy of Samsung

Samsung's new Android phone is so loaded with quality features it's almost silly.

Kindle e-reader? Slacker radio? MobiTV (which allows you to watch live television on your phone)? Already on the phone before you perform your first download.

But... as cool as those features are... there's one pre-load in particular that pushes this smartphone into "put it on your Christmas/Birthday wish list now" territory...

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