World Series Preview

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stories. Whichever team wins people are going to want to
pat…

Rangers vs. Giants would be good for baseball

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Phillies have just lost on a walk-off sacrifice fly in
the…

Championship Series Preview

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Keys to the Playoffs

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Coulda, woulda, shoulda

Once upon a time, the Chicago Cubs thought
they coulda been a contender. Not for a while, obviously, but
definitely in spring training. And why not? They had the
highest payroll in the National League, the great Lou
Piniella managing…

Clueless

Since the Tyler Colvin incident, followed
within days by the Rangers’ Cliff Lee getting hit in the ear
by a flying bat, the silence from relevant parties has been
deafening.The Players Association has continued to say
absolutely nothing, and Commissioner…

Waiting for Tragedy

Trades Unions came to prominence as they
helped ensure a living wage and safer working conditions for
abused workers. They were invaluable during European
industrial revolutions in preventing the worst excesses of
employers whose only concern was profit,
never…

The View from the Mound

Reporting from the Milwaukee BrewersRandy
Wolf is in his 12th season in the major leagues, and the
first of three-year deal he signed with the Milwaukee
Brewers. Speaking before a recent game in Milwaukee, I
quizzed him on some…

There’s Always Next Year

Reporting from the Milwaukee
Brewers”…hopefully we can finish this [season] on a high
note and carry it on into spring training next year…get
some momentum going and leave everyone with a good taste in
their mouth” Those were third…

Taking the money and running

Turns out it really IS all about the money,
stupid.Leaked documents today showed that in the 2007 and
2008 seasons combined, the cellar-dwelling, epically futile,
top-picks gathering, NL Central whipping boy Pittsburgh
Pirates made a profit of $30m.In its own…