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  1. Brian Griese

    Brian Griese



    • College football analyst for ESPN
    • 11-year NFL QB and had a 17-5 record as a starter at University of Michigan

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  2. A Hamilton absence won't hurt Angels

    Buster Olney

    The Angels are bracing themselves for the possibility that Josh Hamilton will be disciplined by Major League Baseball, as Mike DiGiovanna reported. Hamilton's father-in-law told Steven Marcus that he has hit a bump in the road. Hamilton is a big n...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  3. Players who could be traded this spring

    Buster Olney

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Spring training is supposed to present a time of optimism, when players look around and think about what can be accomplished with the group in the room. But for a small handful, this can be a time of frustration because they know th...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  4. Rangers, Beltre committed for near future

    Buster Olney

    Adrian Beltre is at the heart of the Rangers, writes Gerry Fraley. From his story: The Rangers want him to stay a while. At least two years. General manager Jon Daniels indicated the club could soon pick up an option on Beltre for 2016, at a...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  5. Reds' Bruce, Votto ready to bounce back

    Buster Olney

    Near the end of the Reds' lost season of 2014, Jay Bruce asked general manager Walt Jocketty if he could stop by his office for a conversation. By then, Bruce was already deep into the process of mentally preparing for 2015, having formulated his loo...

    Blog | February 22, 2015
  6. A-Rod could face mundane final act

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez is the opposite of subtle, with personality traits and a history that seemingly guarantee some crazy ending to his playing career. After two decades of spectacular home runs and confessions and a record-setting suspensio...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  7. Why a pitch clock seems inevitable

    Buster Olney

    A lot of parents would tell you they mostly concern themselves with the A-list of priorities. Keeping the kids safe, properly fed and on time to school, with homework completed. Most tension is rooted in the murkiness of the B-list of priorities:...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  8. Lineup questions that must be answered

    Buster Olney

    When Joe Torre managed the New York Yankees, he liked to put pen to paper and jot down various lineup combinations to see how they might look and feel. His bench coach, Don Zimmer, would do the same, and they would discuss the combinations they had w...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  9. Already Dodgers' Friedman has hole to fix

    Buster Olney

    The Tampa Bay Rays' record of drafting in Andrew Friedman's time as their general manager was spotty, including the moment when they passed on Buster Posey and chose infielder Tim Beckham. There also were mistakes on free agents such as Pat Burrell. ...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  10. MLB win totals worth a look

    Buster Olney

    To understand how adept casinos are in their business, all you have to do is look around as you walk the Las Vegas Strip. Those massive buildings, with all f their glitter and lights, are there because the folks who run them know what it takes to win...

    Blog | February 14, 2015
  11. It's time to let Pete Rose back in

    Buster Olney

    More than 25 years have passed since Bart Giamatti announced that Pete Rose had accepted lifetime banishment from baseball. That's long enough. No real purpose is served by keeping him locked away from the sport anymore. The time has come for M...

    Blog | February 13, 2015
  12. Tribe experimenting with game start times

    Buster Olney

    Start times for several Cleveland Indians home games will be a little different this year. From Zack Meisel's story:The Indians are trying something new this season, with six weeknight games in April and May being designated with 6:10 p.m. start time...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  13. Tips for how A-Rod could conduct himself

    Buster Olney

    Alex Rodriguez recently told Barry Bonds he wants Bonds' home run record, and his tone in his meeting with the New York Yankees on Tuesday reflected that ambition, according to a source familiar with the details of the discussion. Rodriguez is 39 yea...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  14. Dodgers matching Padres' moves, subtly

    Buster Olney

    The Padres' tidal wave of moves has advanced them from unwatchable to a team that we'll all be paying attention to in 2015, because of the stature of the players involved. Matt Kemp, MVP runner-up. Two-time All-Star Justin Upton. All-Star catcher Der...

    Blog | February 10, 2015
  15. Padres' makeover might not be complete

    Buster Olney

    Through the 2013 season, the most money the San Diego Padres had ever invested in their roster was $74 million, back in 2008. This is why the Padres' striking aggressiveness this winter has been met with a sliding scale of response within the team's ...

    Blog | February 08, 2015
  16. Cabrera, Martinez pivotal to Tigers' success

    Buster Olney

    One of the greatest hitters of all time is coming back from serious ankle surgery and his team really doesn't know how his recovery will go. And, at the same time, the best pure hitter of 2014 is also injured, and with only a couple of weeks before t...

    Blog | February 07, 2015
  17. Philly must deal Cole Hamels soon

    Buster Olney

    If some rival evaluators are right, the best possible deal the Phillies could've made for Cole Hamels probably went off the board months ago. That was back before the July 31 trade deadline of 2014, when Hamels was in the midst of what turned out ...

    Blog | February 05, 2015