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  1. Tampa Bay Rays are winning but in financial trouble - ESPN The Ma...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine, Howard Bryant writes that the Tampa Bay Rays are one of sports' most unlikely success stories. Just imagine what they could do if Bud Selig actually lent them a helping hand.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  2. Bud Selig's best interests in Alex Rodriguez case

    Howard Bryant

    With what appears to be an overwhelming amount of evidence against Alex Rodriguez, plus the internal anger in the commissioner's office toward him for his defiance, why didn't Bud Selig use his "best interest of baseball" power to ban the Yankees third baseman for life?

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  3. Biogenesis scandal will test MLB labor peace

    Howard Bryant

    Bud Selig and baseball are walking a fine line with the apparent intent to punish the Biogenesis 20. It could cost the game its labor peace.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  4. Delmon Young faces challenges with the Detroit Tigers and fans af...

    Howard Bryant

    Delmon Young is eligible to return to the Tigers this weekend, but the hate crime charge he faces in New York raises questions about how he'll be received.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  5. Angels, Rangers, Tigers and others still trying to reach Red Sox ...

    Howard Bryant

    For a decade and a half, the Yankees and the Red Sox have been in a club by themselves. But the Tigers, the Rangers and the Angels are knocking on the door to superpower status.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  6. The Ryan Braun and Alberto Contador drug cases reopen old wounds

    Howard Bryant

    Just when we thought sports might be getting out from under the cloud of performance-enhancing drugs, the cases of Ryan Braun and Alberto Contador rained down on us.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  7. Why Bud Selig might not retire as MLB commissioner

    Howard Bryant

    For nearly 20 years, Bud Selig has ruled over Major League Baseball. Now, with the end of that reign supposedly in sight, here's why he might be rethinking retirement.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  8. Commentary - League commissioners must pave the way for gay athle...

    Howard Bryant

    If ever there were a year for a pioneering gay athlete to come out, 2011 was it. But Howard Bryant writes that league commissioners like Roger Goodell and Bud Selig must first pave the way for openness in sports.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  9. The Albert Pujols and Chris Paul situations point out baseball's ...

    Howard Bryant

    Albert Pujols' contract with the Angels is a clear indication of Major League Baseball's strength and stability next to the uncertainty of Chris Paul's future in the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  10. NBA could solve financial problems by contracting teams

    Howard Bryant

    If the NBA wants to save its season and its own dignity instead of trying to push the players to the wall, it needs to consider a serious downsize.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  11. NBA, David Stern could learn from MLB, NHL labor negotiations

    Howard Bryant

    Are there lessons in baseball's last round of labor strife for NBA commissioner David Stern? He is racing, like Philly-era Barkley on a fast break, toward a showdown.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  12. Oakland A's and Tampa Bay Rays are baseball's most troubled franc...

    Howard Bryant

    The Rays and the A's keep learning the hard way that people won't watch baseball in a bad ballpark. But the problems in Tampa Bay and Oakland don't stop with their stadium issues.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  13. Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants locked in a turf war o...

    Howard Bryant

    The A's say their future lies in San Jose, the Giants say otherwise and Major League Baseball says nothing.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  14. It's time to take back meaning of regular seasons in professional...

    Howard Bryant

    It's time to take back the meaning of the regular seasons in professional baseball, basketball, hockey and football by cutting down on the number of games.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  15. Baseball talks about parity, but winter moves make MLB more inequ...

    Howard Bryant

    Bud Selig talks about parity, but winter moves shift the power in baseball even more firmly to the east. A salary cap or other equalizing measure would limit the ability of its biggest, most watched teams to dominate.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  16. MLB: The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions, but bas...

    Howard Bryant

    San Francisco will always have the 2010 World Series championship to celebrate. But the rest of us should remember baseball the way it was in 2010, because it might never be the same.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2010