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  1. A forgotten part of baseball history

    David Schoenfield

    Today is Jackie Robinson Day across Major League Baseball, when the sport honors Robinson's legacy. When this date arrives each season -- this year is the 67th anniversary of Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers -- I'm always reminded of my ...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  2. Mo: 'I handed my legacy' to D-Rob

    Marly Rivera | ESPNDeportes.com

    PANAMA CITY -- To the rhythm of thousands of vuvuzuelas, fans at Rod Carew National Stadium received the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins with a Panamanian-style welcome on Saturday night, as both teams visited Panama City for the first Major Leagu...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Pruett heir remembers Ruthian legacy

    Anna McDonald

    ST. LOUIS -- Dr. Don Pruett still walks quickly through his house for a 78-year-old. As he moves from room to room he limps a little, more from the passage of time and a life spent walking up and down hospital hallways than from an injury. We stop at...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  4. Derek Jeter is MLB's single most important player

    Jayson Stark

    The New York Yankees will find another shortstop, but Major League Baseball may never find another Derek Jeter.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  5. David Stern leaves NBA legacy of diversity, giving

    Richard Lapchick

    From the start, David Stern worked to bring diversity to the NBA and established a legacy of giving to the community while expanding global outreach, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  6. Payroll and wins: The past five years

    David Schoenfield

    Jayson Stark has a piece today looking back at the reign of commissioner Bud Selig. One of the important legacies of Selig's tenure has been revenue sharing -- as Jayson points out, nearly $400 million exchanged hands last season, helping some of the...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: A-Rod banned for 2014

    Andrew Marchand

    Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for 162 games and the 2014 postseason, a reduction from the original 211-game suspension, but the length is a clear victory for Major League Baseball. WHAT IT MEANS: For A-Rod, a further tarnished legacy and the ch...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  8. CTE present when Ryan Freel killed self, report says

    Ryan Freel, a former Major League Baseball veteran who committed suicide last year, was suffering from the degenerative brain disease CTE, his family said Sunday, according to The Florida Times-Union.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  9. Brian Cashman says he 'would have done the same thing' as Robinso...

    Andrew Marchand

    If faced with a decision over a legacy in the Bronx but significantly less money, or a much larger deal across the country, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he would do what Robinson Cano did.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  10. Bud Selig, Alex Rodriguez, and baseball legacies in the steroid e...

    Charles P. Pierce

    Who will be the face of baseball's steroid era: Bud Selig or Alex Rodriguez?

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  11. Leyland's legacy: Borderline Hall of Famer

    David Schoenfield

    One of the things I liked best about Jim Leyland is that he never really gave you a song-and-dance response to questions. He knew that players win games and that players with the most talent win the most games. My favorite example of this came bac...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  12. Russell statue unveiled next month

    Chris Forsberg

    The long overdue statue celebrating the legacy of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell will be unveiled on Boston City Hall Plaza on Nov. 1. The afternoon event, before the Celtics play their 2013-14 season opener against the Milwaukee Bucks, will ...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  13. Five important issues for next commish

    David Schoenfield

    Bud Selig has officially announced that he'll step down as commissioner in January 2015. Jerry Crasnick will assess his legacy (hey, if Bowie Kuhn made the Hall of Fame I suspect Selig will eventually as well), but here are five key issues for the ne...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  14. Bud Selig was a better commissioner than he is often given credit...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bud Selig's legacy will always suffer due to the steroid era and a canceled World Series, but that doesn't mean he was a bad commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  15. Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz are team names that need to be chang...

    LaRue Cook and Ty Wenger

    Some franchise names make as much sense as grizzly bears in Memphis. So in ESPN The Magazine's Franchise Issue, Ty Wenger and LaRue Cook orchestrated the world's largest 18-team trade, sending rightful monkiers back where they belong.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  16. Alex Rodriguez's battle with the New York Yankees is fitting with...

    Wallace Matthews

    A-Rod's lawyer's claims would fit with the George M. Steinbrenner III legacy.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2013