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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

Tony LaRussa

The Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony is this Sunday. You know what that means, right? It's time to rehash the storylines on whether former MLB players who admittedly, or allegedly, used performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), should receive Hall … [read more]

AN ANGELL IN THE HALL

Roger Angell

Writing is hard, Roger Angell told NPR in 2011. The irony in that statement is, Angell makes it look easy. … [read more]

YA’ GOTTA BELIEVE, DOES ALDERSON?

Sandy Alderson

Two weeks ago, the New York Mets arrived back in Queens in a world of hurt. They had lost six of seven on the road, including a series sweep against Atlanta. The Mets were 10 games under .500, 37-47, and free-falling into last place, 11 games behind … [read more]

UN-BIAS-ED

Len Bias

Len Bias is remembered for his athletic talent. He was a two-time all-American and the only Maryland basketball player to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year award twice. Bias scored 2,149 points for the Maryland Teripans (second … [read more]

BUD SELIG’S FINAL TOWN HALL

Bud Selig

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig spoke to fans and the media in Minnesota today at the 14th Annual Town Hall Chat. He talked about the All-Star Game, Derek Jeter, instant replay, interleague play, expansion, the Wild Card format and … [read more]

JETER WILL GET #RE2PECT AT ASG

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter will be honored at tomorrow night's All-Star Game. … [read more]

LEBRON IN PRINT

LeBron James

LeBron James decision to return to Cleveland stole the news headlines -- literally. After Sports Illustrated broke the news, the rest of the media published their own perspectives. … [read more]

TWEET OF THE WEEK

LeBron James

One of my favorite things to do on social media, and we all do it, is watch others. It's the equivalent of eavesdropping on someone's conversation. … [read more]

A HOME RUN DERBY FOR THE AGES

hrderby

The annual Home Run Derby is for entertainment purposes only. But what's so exciting about watching a major league player hit moon shots against a batting practice fastball? Nothing. It's glorified BP -- with a lot of hype. … [read more]

Q&A FOR AN INTERVIEW I WILL NEVER GET

Larry Drew

Now that it's official, Jason Kidd is in and Larry Drew is out in Milwaukee, the next phase of the story may be the most intriguing because there are still a lot of questions that deserve honest answers. … [read more]