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2007 Stories by Emma Span

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  • God Returns to First

    published March 13, 2007

    The Yankees' Legends Field in Tampa is across the street from the Buccaneers' Raymond James Stadium, on the modestly named Steinbrenner Drive. The... More >>

  • Every Pitcher Tells a Story

    published March 6, 2007

    Port St. Lucie, FLA.— I imagine that at the very first spring training, early in the mists of baseball history, a sun-dazed... More >>

  • New York Nationals Lose Again!

    published February 27, 2007

    The line between sports and entertainment is often blurry, but the Harlem Globetrotters have no illusions about their role: They're... More >>

  • Can Cooperstown Save Baseball?

    published February 20, 2007

    Like many celebrities, the Baseball Hall of Fame looks smaller than you'd expect in person—a restrained brick building no more imposing than... More >>

  • A Good Sport Spoiled

    published January 23, 2007

    Thirteen thousand people showed up to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night a few weeks ago. It would have been a sign of the apocalypse if... More >>

  • A Crashing Bore

    published January 2, 2007

    I know that football involves complex, intriguing strategy, out-thinking your opponent in addition to out–pounding the shit out of him.... More >>

Archives: 2007 | 2006