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THE PRICE OF WINNING

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NEVER TAKING BATTING TIPS FROM A BROADCASTER — EVER

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Did you hear the discussion between ESPN play-by-play guy Jon Sciambi and Chipper Jones during last night’s Atlanta Braves/St. Louis Cardinals game? If you missed it, no worries. We have the replay. According to the tale, Sciambi attempted to offer Jones some hitting advice back in 2009 when the Braves were playing in San Diego. Sciambi said...

PHOTO-SHOP OF WINS

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If you are not familiar with the story, at the beginning of the 2018 season, Red Sox manager Alex Cora contacted team photographer Billie Weiss about an idea he had. “Alex came up to me and said, ‘Hey, I have this idea,'” Weiss told The Atlantic. “I want to do the photo that defines the game for each game we win.’ We’ll see how...

HOLLYWOOD VILLIAN

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As if there isn’t enough drama in the fact that two historic franchises are meeting for the first time in the World Series, ironically, a Hollywood “villain” is writing the script that has the promise of another October Classic. Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado is cast as the “villian” in a story that has...

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