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The Hit List: Top 7 baseball scandals of all time (other than A-Rod)

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It’s possible A-ROID stands by himself in this category now. After what has to be a Peabody award-winning interview by Texas’ own Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes and CBS News fame, the rouse Alex Rodriguez has pulled the wool over the cataractic eyes of MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and Yankees faithful (because Rangers Country always knew he smelled More...

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By R. Lincoln Harris On Sunday, January 12th, 2014
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My favorite Greg Maddux story

Greg Maddux had Andre Dawson’s back. (Getty Images) Greg Maddux was, quite simply, the best pitcher I ever saw with my own two eyes. I watched him throw a 92-pitch complete game masterpiece against the Reds More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The numbers behind the negative baseball ratings

Is there a spike in baseball ratings coming? As is the status quo every year when the Fall Classic graces us all with its presence, and 2013 was no exception. However, have we seen the numbers behind the negativity More...

The Sport. The Glory. The Beards. The Red Sox!
By Mike Lovett On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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The unbelievable 2013 Boston Red Sox

The Sport. The Glory. The Beards. The Red Sox! It was as if the 2013 Boston Red Sox season was plucked from a pack of scripts awaiting a green light.¬†Some hopeful screenwriter could have penned this tale of a team More...

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By Shawn Paul Wood On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

The Hit List: The 7 worst blown calls in postseason history

Obstruction. Allen Craig “tripped” by third baseman Will Middlebrooks to win Game 3 of 2013 World Series. As this column has shown in the past weeks, I need a muse to spark imagination and sarcasm. From More...

Going, going, gone. (And that's just their hearing.)
By Shawn Paul Wood On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

It’s not your grandpa’s baseball; well, for older fans, it is

Going, going, gone. (And that’s just their hearing.) Watching the 2013 World Series and being obsessed with what is being said about the game, I hear many pseudonyms: The Great Game, A Talking Sport, The Game More...

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