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  1. Best (MLB) Month Ever: If You Like Barry Bonds, You’ll Real...

    Jonah Keri

    Troy Tulowitzki has cooled off a bit after his torrid start, going 5-for-21 over his past seven games. Considering my recent track record of cursing star players to horrible fates merely by saying nice things about them, Tulo's mini-slump i...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  2. #HotSportsTakes: In a World of Wrong, the Hall Always Gets It Rig...

    Andrew Sharp

    Every now and then, we will attempt to write the worst sports column on earth. Today: Let's talk about Cooperstown, and everything that makes it so remarkable. COOPERSTOWN, NEW YORK — There's a special kind of poetry to the game of baseball...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  3. In Honor of the Retiring Jim Leyland, Here Is a Video of Him Curs...

    Chris Ryan

    They broke the mold with this guy. May he infuriate his retirement community with his incessant swearing and cigarette smoking. He will always be the fucking manager. (h/t @netw3rk)...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  4. Director's Cut for David Grann on Barry Bonds

    Michael MacCambridge

    The New York Times Magazine profiles one of baseball's most controversial figures.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  5. The BestCoolest Players I've Ever Seen: Hitters

    Jonah Keri

    After writing about pitchers yesterday, a refresher on the rules: * "Best" remains the most important criterion here. We'll lean on objective metrics as we always do. But there'll be some subjectivity too. I'm not above giving bonus points fo...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  6. Chris Davis and the Chase for Various Records

    Michael Baumann

    At any moment, Major League Baseball features a few star first basemen who are just big, through and through. Big shoulders, big arms, big down to the trunk and butt and legs. Not necessarily fat guys like Mo Vaughn and Prince Fielder, or even muscle...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  7. The Curious Strategy of Letting Yourself Get Plunked

    Michael Baumann

    One thing you'll notice watching the University of Louisville's baseball team — yes, the one that got eliminated from the College World Series on Monday — is that most Cardinals hitters wear the same hard plastic elbow pad at the plate. O...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  8. Beware the $100 Million MLB Man

    Jonah Keri

    In his glory years with the Cardinals, Albert Pujols had few leaguemates he could truly call peers. In his first few seasons, there was Barry Bonds, then there was Pujols, followed by the rest of the league. When Bonds left the game, Pujols vied for ...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. Baseball's Empty Weekend: R.I.P., Stan Musial and Earl Weaver

    Jonah Keri

    Stan Musial cranked more extra-base hits than anyone but Hank Aaron or Barry Bonds. He ripped more hits than all but Rose, Cobb, or Aaron and reached base more times than anyone but Rose, Bonds, Cobb, Rickey, or Yaz. He won seven batting titles (trai...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  10. About Last Weekend: Can Anyone Beat the Spurs?

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. In the Western Conference Finals, Manu Ginobili's 26 points led the red-hot Spurs to a 101-98 Game 1 win over the Thunder. In the interest of full ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  11. About Last Night: Colts Forget To Suck

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. In what may have been his last home game as a Colt, Reggie Wayne grabbed the game-winning touchdown reception in a stunning 19-16 win over the Texans. Th...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  12. About Last Night: The Nation Strikes Back

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Jacoby Ellsbury's sixth-inning home run helped the Red Sox even up their series against the Yankees with a 9-5 win. Ellsbury's opposite-field shot went ...

    Blog | September 01, 2011