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  1. Curt Flood

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  2. MLB winter meetings -- 10 names to watch

    Jayson Stark

    MLB's annual winter free-agent/trade-fest begins Monday in San Diego, and these 10 names -- including Jon Lester, Max Scherzer and Matt Kemp -- will be the talk of the baseball world.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  3. Mysterious Curt Flood card collector chases 1964 baseball card

    Mina Kimes

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mina Kimes writes about a mysterious collector named Madcardbuyer who is cornering the market on a run-of-the-mill 1964 Curt Flood baseball card. The question is: Why?

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. MLB free agency model proves players union wouldn't doom college ...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Howard Bryant writes that NCAA executives claim a players union would destroy college sports. But a look at baseball's free agency fight from 40 years ago shows why you shouldn't believe them.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  5. In Memoriam: Marvin Miller

    David Hill

    "Management has been very clear that they don't want the union here and they are taking it personally that we would even try." The man saying this to me is a new father in his early thirties. He's a very skilled creative professional with a decent...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  6. DeSean Jackson as Philadelphia Eagles franchise player is evidenc...

    Howard Bryant

    The Eagles might think enough of DeSean Jackson to keep him from leaving, but not enough to give him a long-term contract? Exhibit A in the case against the NFL's false free agency.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Charlie Pierce on pay-for-play and compensating NCAA athletes

    Charles P. Pierce

    Compensating players was just the start &#8212 the entire system is about to collapse.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  9. Curt Flood fortitude in NFL lockout and NBA lockout

    Scoop Jackson

    Curt Flood stood up to the baseball power in 1970, and it cost him his career. One writer wonders if any of today's athletes would take that risk, even in these troubled lockout times.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  10. Revolutionary heroes in sports

    Amanda Rykoff

    In honor of the Fourth of July and its celebration of freedom, espnW takes a look at notable declarations of independence in the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  11. Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant takes stand against rookie hazing; he'...

    Tim Keown

    Who can blame Dez Bryant for not wanting to tote Roy Williams' shoulder pads around Cowboys training camp? Certainly not next year's Dallas rookies.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2010
  12. Page 2 presents 'All-Aquatic Team'

    Rob Daniels

    Jason Bay and Curt Flood headline Page 2's 'All-Aquatic Team.'

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2010
  13. This Day In Sports: Curt Flood Finally Commits An Error

    Curt Flood won seven Gold Gloves in his 12 seasons with the Cardinals. June 4, 1992. Today in 1967, one of the more uncelebrated records in baseball finally ended when St. Louis Cardinal Curt Flood squinted into the sky and dropped a routine fly ...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  14. The Yankees Get Their World Series Rings, But What About These Gu...

    AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky The Yankees, who decided this right was soooo 1999, will be getting an updated version today. The New York Yankees play their 2010 home opener today against the Los Angeles Angels and will get their long-awaited '09 Wor...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  15. NCAA expansion would be the latest that follows dollars instead o...

    Howard Bryant

    Sports keeps getting bigger, not better. The expansionist tendencies of professional leagues and the NCAA are putting cash flow ahead of competition, Howard Bryant writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  16. This Day In Sports: Sportswriters Everywhere Check Their HOF Boxe...

    TM and (c) 2009 Sesame Workshop Sorry about the H.O.F Keith, but how many people can say they've been on Sesame Street AND Seinfeld? January 8, 1996 - For the first time in 25 years, not a single player on the Hall of Fame ballot (as voted by the B...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  17. This Day In Sports: Curt Opened the Free Agent Flood Gates

    "Thanks Curt xoxo. Love, the entire NY Yankees roster." December 24, 1982 - Curt Flood, a baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals, got an unwanted Christmas present. He heard he was getting traded to the Phillies. And, since baseball had a "re...

    Blog | December 24, 2009