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  1. Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League: Chris Kaman vs. Eyeballs, th...

    David Jacoby

    Watching reality TV is like watching baseball. You sit through hours of monotonous, repetitive routine because you know that at any second, one swing - one single moment of brilliance - can change the game and re...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  2. Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League: All About TEASOP

    David Jacoby

    Since I'm not particularly passionate about any show that's on the air at the moment, there's no true anchor for the GRTFL mega-yacht right now. So this week's column will hop around the reality TV landscape, looking at a selecti...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  3. Welcome, John Rocker: A Brief History of Professional Athletes on...

    Caitlin Mangum

    Last night's Survivor premiere featured controversial former MLB pitcher John Rocker's return to the media spotlight. Even if you weren't a fan of the '90s Atlanta Braves, you've probably been offended by Rocke...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  4. John Rocker on 'Survivor'? That Should End Well

    D'Arcy Maine

    CBS announced the cast of the upcoming 759th season of "Survivor" on Wednesday. Notably joining the long-running series are Nadiya and Natalie Anderson, twin sisters from "The Amazing Race" who clearly love game shows, Reed Kelly and Josh Canfield, a...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  5. Even After 25 Years, Pete Rose's Ban From Baseball Is Money ...

    In the long and varied history of sports heroes -- from Pheidippides to Johnny Football -- none has signed his name more often, nor more energetically and whimsically, than Pete Rose. Signing for dollars has been at the core of Rose's livel...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Mets head south

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets spend a day off in Atlanta before opening a three-game series Tuesday against the Braves at Turner Field. The three-city trip also takes the Mets to Anaheim and Phoenix. With the Mets departing New York, Matt H...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  7. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Captain Comeback

    • The MLB Network's Bob Costas comments on the usage of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, how Ryan Braun is perceived by other players, John Rocker's remarks regarding steroids and more. Costas • Greeny and Golic share their thou...

    Blog | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  8. John Rocker says steroids, PEDs made for 'better game'

    John Rocker, the formerly disgraced Atlanta Braves closer who years after retirement acknowledged having used steroids during his career, said in a radio interview that PED use in Major League Baseball helped it transform into a more appealing sport.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  9. John Rocker on new book, SI piece, today

    Lynn Hoppes

    Swearing off most journalists, baseball bad boy John Rocker decided to take control of his image himself. Rocker, portrayed as a racist and homophobe in a "Sports Illustrated" story in 1999, recently released his autobiography -- "Scars and Strike...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  10. Delmon Young faces challenges with the Detroit Tigers and fans af...

    Howard Bryant

    Delmon Young is eligible to return to the Tigers this weekend, but the hate crime charge he faces in New York raises questions about how he'll be received.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  11. at 15: 2000 takes a look back at past designs on its 15th anniversary.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  12. If you're not the UFC, you're playing for second

    Jake Rossen

    When it comes to mixed martial arts, there's the UFC, and then there's everyone else. Jake Rossen delves into what makes Dana White & Co. MMA's premier organization.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  13. Damien Cox: What message should we take from NHL's suspension of ...

    Damien Cox

    Sean Avery was suspended indefinitely for crude off-the-ice comments about his ex. But when it comes to words and thoughts and morality in pro sports, whose rules apply? Who are we protecting, exactly?

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2008
  14. Mets vs. Braves: Is the Rivalry Dead?

    You remember The Good Old Days. John Rocker and the 7 Train. The Chants of Larry Jones. The Andruw Jones bases loaded walk from Kenny Rogers in Game 6 of the '99 LCS that ended the Met Season. The Turner Field Curse. The Robin Ventura Game. The 1...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2008
  15. The Clemens restoration project

    We don't even have to get to the circus that will remind us why Congress has a 22 percent approval rating. This is where we are: The voices the public is listening to are Jose Canseco, John Rocker, Brian McNamee and Kirk Radomski. Through his desig...

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2008
  16. Controversial Rocker says baseball knew he was using steroids

    Former major league pitcher John Rocker said Monday that baseball commissioner Bud Selig knew he failed a drug test in 2000 and that doctors for the "league" and the "players association" advised him how to effectively use steroids.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2008