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CONSIDER THIS A WARNING

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And, these are the words that have put Baltimore Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones under the microscope: “I think it’s idiotic for people to run on the field and I think the punishment needs to be a lot harsher and they should let us have a shot to … [Read more]

REMEMBER, TODAY IS HENRY AARON’S DAY

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In 1974, we had no cable television; no Internet or smartphones. My connection to the game of baseball included a stack of bubblegum cards, a copy of Who's Who in Baseball, the weekly Sporting News, the daily Times Union newspaper, Monday Night … [Read more]

DID METS ADDRESS COLLISION RULE?

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Last week while New York sports radio was busy criticizing Daniel Murphy's paternity leave, a story was unfolding at Citi Field -- one actually worth discussion. … [Read more]

WEEKENDER: NO FUTURE FOR MONTREAL

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It's the eve of a new baseball season -- kind of. With the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks playing "real" games last week in Australia, followed by the Dodgers and San Diego Padres tonight on ESPN, tomorrow's unofficial season openers … [Read more]

TEJADA: STAGE FRIGHT?

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During a commercial break on my sports talk show, a well-known New York sportswriter said to me, you know what’s wrong with Roberto Alomar? He has stage fright. … [Read more]

DARING TO BE HONEST

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Dale Hansen did what any reporter should do: he reported the facts. … [Read more]

NO LAUGHING MATTER

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For Sandy Alderson, Twitter isn’t serious business. The social media platform is like Monday’s “open mic night” at the local comedy house. He will fire a two-thumb, 140-character zinger every, oh, 60 days or so but, for the most part, the laughs are … [Read more]

THE TRUTH ABOUT MICHAEL SAM

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Listen to the interview. Listen closely to what Michael Sam says. "I don't think I should be defined as Michael Sam, the gay athlete; the gay football player," he told ESPN. "I want to be defined  ... Michael Sam, for being a great person with … [Read more]

A CONCUSSION I WISH I COULD FORGET

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The moment is branded in my mind; the last memory of the night, one which almost ended my life. … [Read more]