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  1. In pictures: The rainbow of sports venues!

    Greg Hardy

    You're a billionaire. You love tennis. So you make it a point to hold a tennis tournament ... on blue clay. Yeah, the color contrast ticks off the world's elite tennis players, who tried to win this week's Madrid Open. But that didn't prevent ...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  2. So you want to become a scab referee ...

    Greg Hardy

    Everything is a game of hardball at the NFL negotiating table. On the heels of last year's players lockout, the league is exploring the idea of using replacement officials if a labor deal can't be reached with the NFL Referees Association. Take...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  3. Avengers would make decent starting nine

    Greg Hardy

    With a record $200.3 million opening weekend, "The Avengers" flexed serious gamma radiation muscles at the box office. While the Marvel superheroes cemented their place as Earth's Mightiest Movie Franchise, we got to thinking -- how would they fa...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  4. Palmer, Leinart are tandem for the ages

    Greg Hardy

    Attention, fans of post-Y2K college football! Have you seen who's on the depth chart at quarterback of your 2012 Oakland Raiders? Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart are teamed up once again -- just like they were in the cardinal and gold for the 2002 ...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  5. The book on Linsanity: Too many books

    Greg Hardy

    How's your summer reading list shaping up? Because you're in luck if the subject of Jeremy Lin sounds inviting. Or "Linviting," if you enjoy Lin pun titles as much as some authors. A recent scan of Amazon shows there are 35 paperbacks, nine hardco...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  6. Joe Maddon's Rays go minimalist on road

    Greg Hardy

    "You never handle your luggage in The Show; somebody else carries your bags." For road life as a major leaguer, those are Crash Davis' perks of paradise in "Bull Durham." But this weekend, Joe Maddon challenged his Rays to put a dimmer switch o...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  7. Fandom analyzes best-selling NBA jerseys

    Greg Hardy

    Fans -- and their credit cards -- made their voices heard by making Derrick Rose and Jeremy Lin the top-selling jerseys since last April at the NBA Store and NBAstore.com. Here's our quick rundown after a check of the cash registers: 1. Derrick...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  8. Where is incentive to win at Wimbledon?

    Greg Hardy

    Finally, a win for the underdogs! Especially when they're losers. In a generous twist, Wimbledon announced that this year's 10 percent uptick in prize money will be sprinkled heartily on those bounced in early rounds and qualifying. Apparently,...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. Why can't baseball have a Mr. Irrelevant?

    Greg Hardy

    The week has come to worship at the altar of the NFL draft, a process so storied that we lavish extraordinary attention on the last player selected -- the esteemed Mr. Irrelevant. But why can't other sports salute the embarrassment of being the la...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  10. Fandom marks 25 years of 'The Simpsons'

    Greg Hardy

    In a span of less than two minutes on April 19, 1987, pop culture was changed forever when "Good Night," the first Simpsons cartoon ever, aired on Fox's "The Tracey Ullman Show." No, we're not here to rehash a "Greatest Simpsons Sports Moments." ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  11. Let's get this party perjury retrial started!

    Greg Hardy

    "Aw, man, I think the clock is slowwwwwww." It appears David Lee Roth's "Hot For Teacher" lament appropriately describes the painfully slow process of jury selection for the Roger Clemens perjury retrial. The seven-time Cy Young winner's second...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  12. Derek Jeter gets Yankee University tenure

    Greg Hardy

    Here's a tip of the graduation cap to Derek Jeter and the news that he's set to receive an honorary doctorate from Siena College. In fact, let's start phasing out Jeter's nickname of the Captain to the much more cerebral-sounding Dr. J. No? Ho...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  13. Cleveland Cavaliers mascot is playing hurt

    Greg Hardy

    Hey, NBA season-ticket holders! Are you sick of your favorite stars treating the final days of the regular season like high school senior skip days? Players claim they're resting up for the playoffs, but fans who pay big bucks for tickets at leas...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  14. Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't see future, but we have discovered some ...

    Greg Hardy

    Yes, Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows he hasn't won a NASCAR Sprint Cup race in his past 135 tries. Fortunately for him, the topic of his slide has gotten so stale that he doesn't even field that many inquiries about it these days. "People know I'm not N...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  15. Mark Buerhle injury inspires some first aid advice

    Greg Hardy

    By now, everyone's had a good laugh/cringe at how Marlins left-hander Mark Buehrle cut the thumb on his throwing hand opening a jar of mayonnaise while trying to make a sandwich before his start last week. Well, if it happened to one major-leaguer...

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2012
  16. Drew Brees can't avoid bounty questions -- even at his charity go...

    Greg Hardy

    No matter how much loot was being thrown around the New Orleans Saints' locker room during the bounty years, imagine how much the rest of the team would pay to never hear another word about it again. Look at Drew Brees. He can't hold a news confer...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012