We’re rapidly approaching the deadline for highly-coveted Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. According to YES Network, Tanaka has sorted through the proposals and whittled the number of candidates to two. The Yankees are reportedly one of the remaining teams in the mix after removing Alex Rodriguez’s cash from the books. The other team on the short [...]

Mike Harmon takes you “Inside The Swollen Dome” for his latest podcast with Paul Charchian, FSTA president and mastermind of LeagueSafe.com and FantasyVictory.com. You can Paul’s cheatsheets and videos on FantasyVictory.com. LeagueSafe.com hosts podcasts and takes the pain out of running a league and worrying that your commissioner buys himself a television or drinks away [...]

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Early Sunday evening, I was attending to my long-honored tradition of the “naptastrophe.” My Sunday morning FOX Sports Radio show necessitates the early alarm, thereby putting me into a late-afternoon stupor that requires what some would consider a “long nap” and others would consider a “catastrophic” system failure. Thus, the “naptastrophy” was born. I digress. [...]

Harmon returns to the microphone with a bevy of quick-hits across the sporting and entertainment worlds. There were three big injuries in the NFL out of the gate, with Jeremy Maclin, Dennis Pitta and Dan Koppen being lost for the season. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown celebrated this year’s induction ceremony, but crowds [...]

Harmon returns to the microphone to chat up a big day in the legal world … at least there seem to be a lot of sports stories working through courts. – Bill Belichick took to the microphone to address the Aaron Hernandez situation while Hernandez appeared in court. – A doctor who examined Alex Rodriguez [...]

I asked a friend of mine in Baltimore media when the Orioles were going to dive into the trading pool early on Tuesday. He responded by predicting the acquisition of a relief pitcher. The Orioles acquired Francisco Rodriguez from the Brewers on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Nick Delmonico. Rodriguez successfully closed out all 10 [...]

Harmon’s Podcast 7.23 puts him back behind the microphone to discuss the Ryan Braun suspension and the state of Major League Baseball. Results can be achieved through better chemistry and, let’s face it, there’s a ridiculous financial incentive to discover the next great thing. But, Major League Baseball will not be deterred. The question of [...]

Wednesday Fantasy Baseball Notes Alex Rodriguez, NYY: Rodriguez hit two home runs in support of Andy Pettitte, who picked up his second win in three starts since returning from retirement. Rodriguez’s home runs were his sixth and seventh of the season, bringing his career total to 636. He hadn’t homered since May 6. Andy Pettitte, [...]

I knew that would grab your attention. Obviously, I haven’t gotten the call as a replacement player. But, if we were another day or two out, it just might come down to lottery tickets. As the countdown clock winds down to the red carpet pre-game festivities, it seems that the “honor” of playing in the [...]