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  1. Ozzie Guillen will get new job, make us talk more

    LZ Granderson

    There are moments when I wish I could sit down and have a beer with Ozzie Guillen and moments when I can't even watch a team he's managing on TV.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  2. Tigers, big payroll teams not holding up

    LZ Granderson

    I'm sure casual fans who love rooting for the little guy think this topsy-turvy scenario in which a bunch of big payroll teams miss the MLB playoffs is great. But it's not. If you don't have a Goliath, you don't have a David.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  3. Why shouldn't Shaquille O'Neal, Roger Clemens keep playing?

    LZ Granderson

    Shaq should play in Mexico, grab a little money, have a whole lot of laughs. Roger Clemens should suit up whenever he wants. Just because they're retired doesn't mean they should stop enjoying the game.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  4. The financial disconnect beteen Detroit, the Tigers, and Detroit,...

    LZ Granderson

    The Tigers' high-priced free-agent signing of Prince Fielder stands in sharp contrast with struggling Detroit's city finances.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  5. The logic behind Ryan Braun's positive drug test

    LZ Granderson

    One way to look at the Ryan Braun case: Regardless of what happens with his appeal, Major League Baseball still looks toothless.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  6. A bowl bid for six wins rewards mediocrity

    LZ Granderson

    Bowl games for mediocre teams are the new participation medal. Sometimes you're just not good enough, and that's part of the college experience too.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  7. Detroit fans turn to 'Bless you boys,' old rallying cry for Tiger...

    LZ Granderson

    Detroit fans are again saying, "Bless you boys." They have reason to smile. Are they talking about the Tigers? The Lions? Could they dare hope for playoffs from both? Monday night will be telling.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  8. Mark Sanchez, Sergio Romo -- their choices are 'manly,' too

    LZ Granderson

    It is clear that despite (or because) of the social changes happening all around, there are still a fair number of men who want or need things like sports to remain as manly as possible.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  9. Justin Verlander deserves Cy Young and MVP

    LZ Granderson

    With Justin Verlander's dominance in five of the past six seasons, Detroit not only has a new local legend to adore but the face of Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  10. Curtis Granderson is right, but lack of black fans doesn't mean b...

    LZ Granderson

    Fewer black players and fans aren't necessarily a sign that baseball is taking a step back or that Jackie Robinson's legacy is fading. Rather, it's an evolution.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  11. Braves manager Bobby Cox will be remembered for what he doesn't h...

    LZ Granderson

    Braves manager Bobby Cox leaves the game as an all-time great. He also leaves the game far from the greatest of all time conversation. That's the parting gift for being in charge of a team widely considered to be underachievers.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2010
  12. Time for minority pro players to take ownership in NFL, NBA, MLB

    LZ Granderson

    NFL, MLB and NBA ownership is the next evolutionary step minority athletes will take in completing their journey from exclusion to inclusion in professional sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2010
  13. Three-time MVP 'tired of having to hide my feelings'

    LZ Granderson

    Sheryl Swoopes told ESPN The Magazine that she's gay. "I'm a firm believer that when you fall in love with somebody, you can't control that," she said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2005