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  1. Is A's Coliseum lease bad for Raiders?

    Paul Gutierrez

    How does the 10-year lease agreement between Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and the Oakland Coliseum Authority to have the A's keep playing for the next decade in O.co Coliseum affect the Oakland Raiders? The knee-jerk reaction of the d...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  2. Is it finally time for Taveras?

    AJ Mass

    Anytime there's news involving a member of the St. Louis Cardinals outfield, there seems to be a knee-jerk reaction to think about whether or not it's a sign that the Oscar Taveras era is about to begin. On Saturday, Peter Bourjos was a late scra...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  3. Wash: Nelson Cruz's cold streak not unusual

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Right fielder Nelson Cruz has 15 strikeouts in his last 13 games and is batting .216 with three RBIs over that span. The knee-jerk reaction is to think that the cloud of the Biogenenis scandal is hanging over Cruz -- a decision...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  4. 2010 World Series: Season is over for Texas Rangers, but it was t...

    Jim Reeves

    It's not the end of the World Series, it's the beginning of a bright Rangers future.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  5. New York Mets' R.A. Dickey, not Washington Nationals pitcher Step...

    Rob Parker

    All hype aside, it's Dickey -- not Strasburg -- who belongs in Anaheim.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  6. Wilson opposed to more instant replay

    Ben Rogers

    When asked if Major League Baseball would benefit from having more instant replay, Texas Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson wasn't in the mood for fence-sitting. "To say 'yes' because of this would be a knee-jerk reaction, and I don't make those kinds of...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  7. 2009 World Series: Alex Rodriguez whiffing in first Series oppor...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Alex Rodriguez was great in the first two playoff rounds, but his 0-for-8, 6-K start to the World Series is threatening to hurt the Yankees' championship hopes.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2009
  8. One manager down; who could be on the way out next?

    Bob Melvin was fired. Which manager could be next? Karl Ravech offers a list of managers on the hot seat.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  9. Clay sculpts work of art in losing effort

    Jason Grey

    Sometimes it is best not to make a knee-jerk reaction. Many owners dropped Clay Buchholz after he gave up seven runs and failed to get out of the fourth inning against the Yankees in his third start of the season. Those owners have missed two great...

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  10. How did the changes to Safeco Field, Petco Park affect fantasy st...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft reviews park factors for 2013 and how it could affect fantasy stats in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  11. Five impulse moves that could work

    Jim Bowden

    General managers should be patient and measured. Over the course of 162 games, rash decisions don't often portend success. A team's slow start is worrisome, but making knee-jerk reactions can make things only worse. In 1995, when I was GM of the Cinc...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  12. Rabid Reaction: $100M for C.J. Wilson?

    Ben Rogers

    Rabid Reaction: Our series of knee-jerk-styled, emotional overreactions from Ben Rogers of 103.3 FM ESPN's Ben and Skin Show. He's known to get way too excited over even the slightest of developments with the teams he grew up with in the DFW. Proceed...

    Blog | August 25, 2011
  13. Rabid Reaction: Appreciate Ian Kinsler

    Ben Rogers

    Rabid Reaction: Our series of knee-jerk-styled, emotional overreactions from Ben Rogers of 103.3 FM ESPN's Ben and Skin Show. He's known to get way too excited over even the slightest of developments with the teams he grew up with in the DFW. Proceed...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  14. Rabid Reaction: Yu know what time it is

    Ben Rogers

    Rabid Reaction: We debut our series of knee-jerk-styled, emotional overreactions from Ben Rogers of 103.3 FM ESPN's Ben and Skin Show. He's known to get way too excited over even the slightest of developments with the teams he grew up with in the D/F...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  15. Texas Rangers prospect Justin Smoak, called up Thursday, will hol...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey offers his scouting (and fantasy) take on top prospect Justin Smoak, who was called up Thursday by the Texas Rangers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2010
  16. Mets must resist a panic move

    Rich Coutinho

    I will be the first to admit a 2-5 start is the last thing anybody in the Mets organization needed coming off a 70-92 season and an offseason littered with season-ticket cancellations, but knee-jerk reactions are better left for sports radio talk-sho...

    Blog | April 14, 2010