THE ALL-STARS ARE NOT ALIGNED

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Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon believes Yasiel Puig has not played in the majors long enough to warrant a roster spot on the 2013 National League All-Star team. Papelbon told the MLB Radio Network: … more

IS BAD GOOD IN SPORTS?

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You would have to holed up in the mountains of Afghanistan or allergic to all-things sports to not know who or, at least, what Aaron Hernandez is alleged to have done. The bizarre tale that has turned a 23-year old star athlete into a murderer is … more

THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN

Alex Rodriguez

The line snaked around the ticket window along the sidewalk at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston, South Carolina. Fathers and sons, random celebrity gawkers, women and children and season ticket holders stood in the heat and humidity anxious to … more

DAYS LIKE THESE

Zack Wheeler

When the day arrives, and it's clear Zack Wheeler has "figured it out," this will be the day he will appreciate most. New York Mets fans will prefer to reflect on Wheeler's first MLB start, six shutout innings vs. Atlanta, but Sunday will be one of … more

JULY 4, 1985: NO END IN SIGHT

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Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various … more

THE DEVIL IS A LIAR

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Robert Quinn can’t tell his story; he’d like to but he can’t. The fact of the matter is he doesn’t remember it – or parts of it anyway. For the better part of three months his actions are mere snapshots in the mind’s eye. … more

WHAT IS YOUR GAME 6?

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What do Mookie Wilson, Ray Allen, Bill Buckner and LeBron James have in common? Not a thing ... until Tuesday night. The morning after Game 6 of the NBA Finals I was at the water cooler when a co-worker walked up to me and asked, “Have you ever seen … more