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  1. In an age of cynicism, a sweet swing and other sports moments sti...

    Jeff MacGregor

    The hope of diamonds and the sweetness of swings in the twilight can still bring us back from the abyss and keep us safe from the deep and the dark. Here's one fan's paean to sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  2. Get in tune with New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira

    Check out the music New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira listens to.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2010
  3. What's In A Last Name: Determining The Most Powerful Surname In S...

    Getty Images You better have a hiding spot, because Magic is going to open his eyes any second now. Wide receiver Sinorice Moss was signed to a one-year tender by the Giants earlier this week, and that got us thinking: how many people do we know ...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  4. Ralph Kiner, Dick Enberg among 10 finalists for Frick Award

    Former slugger Ralph Kiner and longtime announcer Dick Enberg are among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in baseball broadcasting.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
  5. Finally: Today's lineups

    Wallace Matthews

    The lineups just came out for today's game between the Yankees and Houston Astros at The Boss, first pitch at 1:05 p.m. (YES/WCBS): ASTROS Jason Bourgeois CF Matt Downs 2B J.D. Martinez LF Jack Cust DH Chris Johnson 3B Brad Snyder RF Chri...

    Blog | March 17, 2012
  6. San Franciso Giants RHP Tim Lincecum heads 142 in arbitration

    San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum headed 142 players filing for arbitration on Friday and is set to ask for a record salary when figures are exchanged next week.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  7. 2011 World Series -- Who is Allen Craig?

    Jerry Crasnick

    Little-known Allen Craig, an unlikely World Series star with two clutch pinch-hits in Games 1 and 2, will land in the Cardinals' starting lineup in Texas due to the DH rule.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  8. Piniella: 'My managing career is over'

    Mike Mazzeo

    Lou Piniella marvels at Jack McKeon and Davey Johnson. He just doesn't have any desire to join them and return to managing. "My managing career is over," said Piniella, who made his Old-Timers' debut on Sunday afternoon. "I'm gonna enjoy my f...

    Blog | June 26, 2011
  9. The changing landscape for managers

    Buster Olney

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Why hire Jack McKeon, at 80 years old? Why hire Davey Johnson, at 68 years old and more than a decade removed from his last managerial position in the majors? Part of the reason, some general managers say, is that there are not a ...

    Blog | June 26, 2011
  10. MLB: The several traits a manager in 2011 must possess to be succ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the hires of Davey Johnson and Jack McKeon show just how deficient the talent pool is for good MLB managers. He also runs down what a good manager had to do in 2011 to keep his job.

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2011
  11. Nick Johnson, Rod Barajas, Aubrey Huff secretly really good

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry delves into Jack Kerouac's secret fantasy baseball obsession and looks at other players secretly better than you might think.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  12. Avoid Hank Blalock, but consider Jack Cust, Nick Johnson in DH sl...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft previews the seventh week of the season, and says to avoid Hank Blalock and consider Jack Cust or Nick Johnson for your DH slot.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  13. Hanley Ramirez's spring injury concerns likely short-lived

    Stephania Bell,

    Stephania Bell analyzes some of the latest injury news in the National League.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2009
  14. Hamels proving October is his kind of month

    Jayson Stark

    Cole Hamels, with another playoff win in Game 1 of the World Series against the Rays, is fast becoming an elite postseason pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2008
  15. Grand Theft Roto: Don't wait for the break

    Shawn Peters

    Shawn Peters says it's not too early to start exploring trades involving guys with the potential to get hot or fall off after the All-Star break.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2008
  16. Jays' Thomas homers twice, but A's rally for win in 7th

    Dan Haren matched his career high in wins, Dan Johnson had two hits and two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics overcame three home runs to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 21, 2007