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    June 6, 2011

    Plaxico Burress: Why He Deserves Another, Er, Shot

    ​Let's stop the ongoing debate about whether or not Plaxico Burress "deserves a second chance." Who really knows whether any ex-con is rehabilitated until years after he reenters society? What criteria can anyone really use to determine that someone "deserves" a second chance? The only reaso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Buck Showalter Ticked Off By Derek Jeter? He Shoulda Kept Quiet About It

    ​Let's deal with this now so we don't have to deal with it before the April issue of Men's Journal hits the stands. According to the Sporting News, Orioles manager Buck Showalter -- who for some reason Men's Journal thinks is a hot subject for a profile -- has taken pot shots at Boston's g ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 17, 2009


    Julian Plenti hits the lanes

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Plaxico Burress Indicted; Pierce Gets Off

    Giant wide receiver Plaxico Burress has been indicted by a grand jury on charges stemming from his self-administered gunshot wound in a Manhattan club last year. He's up for two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one of reckless endangerment, both in the second degree. No indictment was r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Amazing: Presenting "Caucasian," the Best Kanye West Parody/Remix Ever

    Courtesy of Sporting News basketball blog the Baseline, please enjoy this reimagining of Kanye West's previously discussed 2009 NBA Playoffs theme song "Amazing," here rechristened "Caucasian" and dedicated to the league's white players. The Young Jeezy part is pretty astounding. "I like mayonnai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Jockbeat: Vick is a Dog - on the Field, That Is

    With Michael Vick home in Virginia and set to be released from federal custody on July 20 -- after which time he presumably could try out for an NFL team --  the trial-by-tabloid that has now become customary with fallen sports heroes has begun. This week's Sporting News has five former Hall of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Jockbeat: A-Rod, A-Rod, Selena Roberts, and all that Chass

    Selena Roberts's credibility is dropping faster than attendance at Yankee Stadium.  According to a report by the Sporting News, A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez, is being panned all over the place and "isn't exactly flying off the shelves."   Since you can't access my May 8 rev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Phillies Win Series: Riot Delayed (Updated)

    It's been over an hour since the Phillies beat the Rays in the (remainder of the) fifth and deciding demi-game of the World Series, but there are no reports of cars being overturned or trash cans being set on fire, or vice versa. This is not the Philly we know! Citizens of Philadelphia, think of all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Monday Mag Mop-Up: Favre from Namath, Negro Encore Company, and Failed Groupie Sex

    In New York magazine, Will Leitch tells us that new Jets QB Brett Favre does not and will not come up to the standards of Joe Namath. Broadway Joe, Leitch explains, was sexist and suave, man enough to wear panty hose and make Super Bowl guarantees; Favre is a small-market gomer whose "main two spons ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2003

    The Havana Stat Kings

    Cuba’s Baseball Geeks Somehow Manage Without DiamondVision

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    November 13, 2001

    Send Money or We’ll Shoot This Team

    Contraction Signals That Baseball’s About to Birth Something Ugly

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    May 15, 2001

    New York Exchange Rates

    Grading Brian Cashman’s Work on the Trading Floor

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    November 23, 1999
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    October 5, 1999