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  1. First Take: Should we feel sorry for A-Rod? staff

    Scoop Jackson, Jorge Sedano and Jon Weiner discuss whether they feel bad for Alex Rodriguez given all the scrutiny he endures....

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  2. Tony La Russa: No more than five, six years for Josh Hamilton

    Former manager Tony La Russa joined First Take to discuss Josh Hamilton, and what might his future be as he enters free agency after this season: How do you look at Josh Hamilton as a free agent? Can he be trusted to deliver consistently? La Ru...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  3. Tony La Russa says St. Louis Cardinals' deal for Albert Pujols wa...

    Tony La Russa is an unabashed fan of Albert Pujols, but even his appreciation for Pujols wouldn't have driven him to give the future Hall of Fame slugger a 10-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  4. Bigger risk: Josh Hamilton or Dez Bryant?

    First Take's Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith weigh in on ESPN Dallas' Hot Button topic: Who is the more risky signing moving forward, Josh Hamilton or Dez Bryant? You can read arguments by Tim MacMahon and Todd Archer and cast your vote here, a...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  5. Jeter: Just Skip it

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter was approached for a response to Skip Bayless' insinuations on First Take today about his remarkable season, and as expected, the Yankees captain was not outraged. In fact, he was bemused. "Maybe Skip should get tested," he said, laugh...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  6. Derek Jeter laughs off Skip Bayless' PED use insinuation

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter today laughed off insinuations by Skip Bayless of ESPN's "First Take" that his excellent 2012 season was the result of using performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  7. First Take: Fair question on Jeter?

    Skip Bayless questions the legitimacy of Derek Jeter's comeback season, and Stephen A. Smith delivers a very animated response. Check out the video (it's worth watching for the facial expressions alone), and let us know what you think in the comme...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. Video: What should Sox do with Beckett?

    On today's First Take, Rob Parker and Skip Bayless discuss Josh Beckett's future with the Red Sox....

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  9. Clearing the bases: Beanings and beatings

    Christina Kahrl

    First: Take your base! You figure when kids dream about winning the game, they don't dream about doing it by getting beaned, right? Nobody does that, right? Well, the A's won on Wednesday in the bottom of the 12th on a bases-loaded hit by pitch when ...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  10. Rapper Joe Budden reps New York sports

    Vincent Thomas

    After rapper Joe Budden got his face-to-face debate with Skip Bayless on "First Take" we talked to him about the Knicks, Giants, music and more.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  11. Should Rangers stand pat this week?

    Richard Durrett

    That's what FanGraphs and contributor Dayn Perry thinks. He wrote about it today. Here were his thoughts on Texas: First, take the back-to-back American League champion Rangers. Last season, they barged to 96 wins in the regular season, whi...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  12. Dempster's value to Cubs goes beyond field

    Bruce Levine

    At first take, the Chicago Cubs should be elated that Ryan Dempster chose to pick up his $14 million option for 2012. Looking at Dempster's 2011 season, you might not think that a 10-14 record with a 4.80 ERA warrants that big of a deal. But look...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  13. Video: More pressure -- Sox or Rays?

    First Take debates which team has more pressure on it to win tonight, the Red Sox or the Rays?...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  14. Video: First Take on A-Rod probe

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    Blog | August 04, 2011
  15. Video: David Robertson on First Take

    ESPN New York staff


    Blog | August 03, 2011
  16. Video: Is Bedard a rude dude?

    ESPN The Magazine's Amy K. Nelson talks with Jonathan Coachman on First Take about new Red Sox acquisition Erik Bedard. "He is one of the athletes that I've interviewed in the past that probably has a disdain for the media more than any other," Ne...

    Blog | August 02, 2011