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  1. About Last Night: Birds Grounded in Beantown

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out giving the ol' trick-or-treat route a dry run, much to the chagrin of everyone on Greenleaf Street, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox opened the World Series in dominant fashion...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  2. Six Takeaways From Last Night's NLDS Doubleheader

    Michael Baumann and Shane Ryan

    The NLDS began Thursday night amid anticipation and excitement for two seemingly evenly matched series. Instead, we got two blowouts. Michael Baumann and Shane Ryan break down the Cardinals' 9-1 win over the Pirates and the Dodgers' 6-1 victory over ...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Fear the Browns

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy fumbling your way to victory in Iowa, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Your newest NFL juggernaut is the Cleveland Browns, who have now won three straight after defeating the Buffalo Bills, 37-24, behind the pl...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  4. MLB Trade Deadline Best-Case Scenario: The 2004 Carlos Beltran De...

    Michael Baumann

    Even a well-reasoned midseason trade can come back to haunt a team that is interested in winning now. If giving up three future All-Stars and missing the playoffs anyway is the worst-case scenario, what's the best? In June 2004, the Houston Astros...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  5. The Six Skill Competitions That Could Fix MLB All-Star Week

    Michael Baumann

    Baseball might be the only one of the four major sports in which the All-Star Game is more entertaining than its baggage. The Pro Bowl is awful, a chore so eye-roll worthy that players routinely look for reasons to beg out of a free postseason trip t...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  6. About Last Night: My Boss Is a St. Louis Carpenter

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Matt Carpenter, subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran, hit a two-run homer to lead the Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Giants and a 2-1 lead in the NLC...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  7. About Last Night: Chen Silences Yankees

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Wei-Yin Chen pitched 6⅓ strong innings and Chris Davis hit a crucial two-RBI single as the Orioles evened up the ALDS at one game apiece with a 3-2 ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  8. Six Reasons Why Boxing Doesnt Suck Right Now

    Eric Raskin

    To the sport I've been watching and writing about the last three Saturday nights, I ask this question: Who are you, and what have you done with boxing? You superficially resemble boxing, with the four-sided rings and the dudes wearing gloves all p...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  9. Adam Wainwright's Long and Winding Road to Recovery

    Jonah Keri

    Adam Wainwright became a Cardinals legend in his rookie season six years ago, clinching the National League pennant on a wicked curveball Carlos Beltran still sees in his nightmares. Converted (back) to full-time starting pitching duty the next seaso...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  10. Negotiating No-Han and the Surprising New York Mets

    Sean Fennessey

    Great Moments in Mets Sadness: Carlos Beltran's bat slumped on his shoulder, his knees made of pink slime; Doc Gooden lost in a crack house while his teammates celebrated a World Series in the streets; Luis Castillo's too-early pop-up squeeze; Bobby ...

    Blog | June 04, 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. Jonah Keri on which teams should make a run at Prince Fielder

    Jonah Keri

    A team-by-team breakdown of where the last uber-free agent should suit up in 2012 and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  13. Carlos Beltran was a clutch player for the Astros and the Mets. N...

    Rany Jazayerli

    The Giants' new right fielder has always been clutch — now maybe he'll be recognized for it.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  14. A Giant Day

    Jonah Keri

    So, Wednesday wasn't a bad day for baseball fans. In case you missed it, Carlos Beltran was traded to San Francisco. In exchange, the New York Mets got the Giants' top pitching prospect, Zack Wheeler. The Giants also received $4 million to hel...

    Blog | July 28, 2011