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  1. Boston Red Sox move to resume Jon Lester contract talks

    Buster Olney

    Red Sox ace Jon Lester is eligible for free agency after this season, but the team is taking what might be one last run at trying to sign the left-hander, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2014
  2. MLB - Tony Gwynn's love of hitting

    Buster Olney

    The late Tony Gwynn made hitting a science and loved to talk about it, and he was the best in the world at both, Buster Olney writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  3. Legendary coach Don Meyer a teacher above all

    Buster Olney

    Don Meyer, who died Sunday at 69, faced overwhelming challenges late in life, but he used them to teach the next generation -- as always.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  4. Don Meyer, among college basketball coaches with most wins, dies ...

    Buster Olney

    Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, has died in South Dakota. He was 69.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  5. NL MVP Andrew McCutchen on staying positive, helping others -- ES...

    Buster Olney

    For ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, NL MVP Andrew McCutchen tells Buster Olney about how he stays positive and upbeat during long MLB seasons.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  6. Creative Control -- Clayton Kershaw abides by strict code

    Buster OlneyPHOTOGRAPH BY PETER YANG

    Before starts, CLAYTON KERSHAW abides by an almost comically strict code. Hey, it got him that $215 million deal.

    Eticket | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  7. Jimmy Rollins of Philadelphia Phillies must lead or face trade, s...

    Buster Olney

    Jimmy Rollins continued to be the topic of conversation within the Philadelphia Phillies organization Tuesday, as sources said there is strong sentiment within that the team would be better off trading him and establishing a new tone with a new shortstop.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  8. Andrew Bailey, New York Yankees agree on minor-league deal

    Buster Olney

    The New York Yankees have agreed to terms with reliever Andrew Bailey on a minor-league deal, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  9. Detroit Tigers, Alex Avila agree to $4.35M deal

    Buster Olney

    The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration with No. 1 catcher Alex Avila on Friday as he agreed to a one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  10. Discussion to take place aimed to reduce home-plate collisions

    Buster Olney

    A discussion about changes aimed to greatly reduce home-plate collisions is expected to take place next week in Orlando, Fla., where general managers will meet.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  11. Clayton Kershaw offered deal in $300M range by Los Angeles Dodger...

    Buster Olney

    The Los Angeles Dodgers offered what was essentially a lifetime contract to pitcher Clayton Kershaw earlier this season, for a deal in the range of $300 million -- "an A-Rod deal," according to one source with knowledge of the scope and structure.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  12. Ban on MLB plate collisions likely, team officials say

    Buster Olney

    In the aftermath of two home plate collisions in the American League Championship Series on Thursday, officials from other teams reiterated that they expect the topic of banning that play to be raised again in meetings this winter.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  13. MLB looks into Magic Johnson talk over Robinson Cano, sources say...

    Buster Olney

    Major League Baseball is looking into comments made last week by Magic Johnson, who is part of the Dodgers' ownership group, about Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, sources say.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  14. Joe Girardi, New York Yankees manager, drawing serious interest f...

    Buster Olney

    Brian Cashman's meeting with Joe Girardi's agent Wednesday comes at a time when the Chicago Cubs have serious interest in hiring the New York Yankees' manager, sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  15. Olney: Harvey's injury not Mets' fault

    Buster Olney

    The New York Mets have done everything right in their handling of Matt Harvey, according to current conventional wisdom in baseball, just as the Washington Nationals did with Stephen Strasburg. But Harvey apparently blew out his elbow, just as Strasb...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  16. Ryan Braun lobbied veteran players for support during appeal, sou...

    Buster Olney

    When Ryan Braun accepted his 65-game suspension in an agreement under the drug-testing agreement, there was a strong, angry reaction from other players.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013