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  1. Free agent Jon Lester's choice slowed by negotiations

    Buster Olney

    The Jon Lester talks have reached the homestretch with multiple offers of at least $150 million over six years, but his ultimate choice has been slowed by having to deal with negotiations with those teams, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Jon Lester expected to choose team in free agency by Tuesday

    Buster Olney

    The Jon Lester talks have entered the final turn, with an expectation that a choice will be made no later than Tuesday, according to sources involved in the negotiations.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  3. Toronto Blue Jays seek to replace CEO Paul Beeston

    Buster Olney

    The Blue Jays' ownership is actively seeking a replacement for Paul Beeston, the team's longtime president and chief executive officer, and sources say their search has progressed to the point where it is identifying possible replacements.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  4. New York Yankees working on new contract for Brian Cashman

    Buster Olney

    The New York Yankees have begun the process of constructing a new contract for longtime general manager Brian Cashman, sources close to the situation said.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  5. Milwaukee Brewers trade for Jonathan Broxton of Cincinnati Reds

    Buster Olney

    The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named later.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  6. Adam Dunn of Chicago White Sox discussed as trade possibility to ...

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a trade for Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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