Bud Selig and baseball are walking a fine line with the apparent intent to punish the Biogenesis 20. It could cost the game its labor peace.
It's always a harbinger of hope, sure. But in this year's mixed-up, locked-out sports world, baseball's Opening Day is something else, too. It's shelter from the storm.
Barry Bonds will finally stand trial on perjury charges in a couple of months. From our Courtside Seat, the view of the jockeying between the government and the defense is already fascinating.