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  1. Astros have a major perception problem

    Buster Olney

    Perception matters, which is why the chief justice of the Supreme Court has historically worked for unanimity in decisions, and why the loser in the presidential election gives a concession speech, to legitimize the process. Perception...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  2. Yoon continues to court teams

    AJ Mass

    (UPDATE: According to Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, you can remove the Chicago Cubs from the list of teams still interested in free agent Suk-Min Yoon. Sullivan says the multi-year contract that the pitcher is seeking is "out of the Cubs' ra...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  3. Ortiz gets unwanted attention

    AJ Mass

    The next developments in the Alex Rodriguez story dominating headlines will most likely be related to the third baseman's lawsuit filed on Monday to try and get his suspension overturned by a U.S. District Court. However, comments from his attorney,...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  4. Court case clouds Castro's comeback?

    AJ Mass

    Last season was the worst one of Starlin Castro's young career, by far, from a statistical standpoint. He hit just .245, with only 44 RBIs, and a career-low nine steals. Following news that Castro is being sued, some may fear that Castro's chances at...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  5. Agents to watch at winter meetings

    Jim Bowden

    Make no mistake -- Scott Boras is always the headliner among agents at baseball's annual winter meetings. He loves the limelight and will make sure to walk by the media area at optimum times and hold court. He's always entertaining, and his strong...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  6. How Braves learned from 2011 collapse

    Buster Olney

    ATLANTA -- There was a basketball court of sorts set up in the Braves' clubhouse on Saturday, with two shopping carts positioned as baskets on opposite sides of the room, about 20 feet apart. The object was to fire the ball into the top part of ...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  7. Atlanta Braves have learned from last season's September collapse...

    Buster Olney

    As the Atlanta Braves find themselves in another September race, Buster Olney writes that they aren't hiding from their 2011 collapse. The Braves owned it, learned from it and are now using the experience to be better prepared this time around.

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2012
  8. New York Mets face more dark days as ownership heads to court - M...

    Buster Olney

    While there is a positive resolution on the horizon for Dodgers fans, the same can't be said about the Mets, Buster Olney writes. Ownership is headed to court, as the club can't shake the repercussions of the Bernie Madoff scandal.

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  9. Too little, too late for McCourt

    Buster Olney

    After months of silence, Frank McCourt took his case to the court of public opinion, saying that commissioner Bug Selig's actions are un-American, and predetermined. A couple of thoughts: 1. Too little, too late. 2. Does anyone think that t...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  10. MLB: Frank McCourt will fight for LA Dodgers, but he looks to be ...

    Buster Olney

    Baseball's top current drama will be played out in the courtroom, but don't expect Frank McCourt to come out a winner, writers Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  11. MLB Draft Profiles: Jack Armstrong

    Josh Cooper

    With Vanderbilt sophomore pitcher Jack Armstrong, athleticism is never an issue; the 6-foot-6, 226-pound hurler does backflips on the baseball field and slam-dunks on the basketball court. Instead, when pitching, Armstrong often grapples with a menta...

    Blog | August 10, 2010
  12. MLB -- It may be that a leader is emerging for the Tampa Bay Rays...

    Buster Olney

    The way Evan Longoria handled a recent case in the kangaroo court that is the everyday MLB clubhouse brings to mind the way Derek Jeter once did the same for the Yankees. It could also be a good sign for a Rays team with a leadership void.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  13. Latin Baseball: Scout Ramon Valdivia sues the Yankees

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    The Yankees fired their Dominican scouting coordinator when he got caught up in MLB's ongoing investigation into bonus-skimming in the Dominican. But now it appears that investigation was flawed. What's next?

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  14. Evaluating Matt Cain

    When most teams evaluate players, they gather opinions, believing that within the range of observations there will either be consensus or individual insight in dissent that is telling. It's sort of like a Supreme Court decision: A good dissent might ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 06, 2008
  15. Not so dandy Andy

    To put it bluntly, Andy Roddick is hardly a clay-court specialist and Roland Garros hasn't been particularly kind to him. With the 23-year-old retiring on Tuesday from his first-round match with Alberto Martin because of an ankle injury, Roddick cont...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2006
  16. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2006