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EVERYTHING BUT WINS

Will Muschamp

Will Muschamp is out at the University of Florida. On Sunday, Jeremy Foley, the Gators athletic director, announced the university would part ways their coach at the conclusion of the season. … [read more]

GLADWELL: ‘THE SPORT IS A MORAL ABOMINATION’

Malcolm Gladwell

In September, the National Football League confirmed an actuaries report that stated roughly one-third of its players will develop long-term cognitive problems during their career. The numbers served as confirmation for Malcolm Gladwell, who has been … [read more]

TALENT DOES NOT ALWAYS MEAN TITLES

Pablo Sandoval

While the San Francisco Giants were parading down Market Street on Halloween, Adam Kilgore, Nationals beat writer at the Washington Post, was trying to explain how the "wickedly" talented Nats fell short -- again. … [read more]

VOICES PODCAST: BOB GAINES

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Christy Mathewson won 373 games over 17 seasons. Forget about 20-game winning seasons, let's talk about 30-game winning seasons. Mathewson won 30 or more games four times, including a 37-win season in 1908. Sure the changes in baseball over the last … [read more]

BASEBALL IS A BUSINESS

Joe Maddon

Theo Epstein has one goal: Bring a World Series title to Chicago. Any manager, player or coach who can advance the mission is in; everyone else, sorry. Good faith does not exist in competitive sports. Contracts and agreements can be void. Ugly. Down … [read more]

ARE THE GIANTS A DYNASTY?

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The San Francisco Giants barely had time to pull the corks off the champagne before the question was asked: Are they a dynasty? The reaction was intriguing because no two answers were the same. … [read more]