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  1. With a shot at magic, Jeter swings & misses

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- There it was, a chance for some Derek Jeter magic. With hopes of a wild-card miracle dwindling, it seemed like a moment orchestrated by one of Jeter's sponsors for another commercial. The Yankees were behind one run and down to their f...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  2. Buzz That Was -- Donald Young serves up biscuits and Karl Malone ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Donald Young serves up the biscuits and Karl Malone gets grilled by Damian Lillard over burgers, and thanks to a new NCAA proposal, student-athletes may soon be able to partake without breaking the bank.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  3. Ryan fitting in nicely with Astros

    Jerry Crasnick

    PALM CITY, Fla. -- Nolan Ryan is 23 years removed from his seventh career no-hitter, and it has been 18 years since he pitched his pain reliever of choice in a television commercial. But he still has enough cachet to make news in Texas' two most prom...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Atlanta Braves' postseason chances most affected by injuries duri...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks teams that have been hit the hardest by spring injuries, based on their impact on the pennant races. He says that the Braves have been bitten worst by the injury bug.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  5. The big, huge Hall of Fame post, Part 3

    David Schoenfield

    Let's move on to Part 3 of our 2014 mammoth Hall of Fame post. Here's Part 1 and Part 2. Close, but not quite Hall of Famers 19. Fred McGriff (52.6 WAR, 20.7 percent) -- Here's a question: Do you think the Tom Emanski commercial has hurt McGrif...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  6. Mike Trout and the $400 million question

    Buster Olney

    During the winter meetings last week, general managers rotated through the ESPN workroom to answer thematic questions. Their responses are used going into and coming out of commercials during "Baseball Tonight," and one of the questions posed was: Wh...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  7. Buzz That Was -- Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade is big deal, bu...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler were traded for each other last night in a deal that seems a little weird. But Jose Canseco driving around with goats in his car? That was the day's crowning moment.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  8. The Compleat Cashman

    Wallace Matthews

    The final day of the GM meetings is traditionally one of quick getaways and brief conversations, but really, this one may have set a new record for both brevity and non-information. Herewith, in its entirety and without commercial interruption, is...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  9. Ryno 'living the dream' in Wrigley return

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- For the Chicago Cubs, two things never change. Nostalgia sells and they will always break your heart. That's why TV commercials heralded the return of Ryne Sandberg, Cubs Hall of Famer turned interim Phillies manager, before this we...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  10. Return to Wrigley Field is vindication for Ryne Sandberg

    Jon Greenberg

    He won't say it, but returning to Wrigley Field as a manager is vindication for Ryne Sandberg.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  11. David Robertson of New York Yankees shows sneak peek of life with...

    Wallace Matthews

    The bullpen's bumpy ninth in the Yanks' win gave fans a glimpse of life sans Mo.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  12. Ike gets back in swing right away

    Adam Rubin

    MILWAUKEE -- Ike Davis did not experience nerves in his return to the majors after a nearly month-long demotion. "I was too tired to be jittery," Davis said, referring to his 5 a.m. wake-up calls on consecutive days for commercial flights. "I've g...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  13. The best beef jerky commercial of all time

    David Schoenfield

    In case you woke up this morning wondering, "Whatever happened to Bret Boone?" I give you this....

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  14. Mo throws, says he 'feels great'

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera threw off a mound on Friday ... for a commercial shoot. After making 25 tosses, Rivera said he feels terrific, but won't rush his rehab, according to "I'm feeling good," said Rivera. "The rehab has been great; it's been tou...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  15. Baseball as the way to bring the nation together post-election

    Jim Caple

    Time to heal the nation's wounds after this particularly nasty election cycle, and what better salve than baseball?

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  16. MLB -- Justin Verlander less than his dominant self

    Jerry Crasnick

    A less-than-dominant Justin Verlander joined some undistinguished World Series company as the Tigers dropped Game 1.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012