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  1. Jonah Keri hands out the major MLB awards

    Jonah Keri

    Now that the regular season is officially over, it's time to hand out some well-deserved hardware.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  2. Celebrating the Davey Johnson Coaching Tree

    Jonah Keri

    Seventeen seasons, six division titles, two Manager of the Year awards, and one of the most iconic World Series runs in baseball history. He's helped many young talents develop into stars. He left highly successful teams like the '95 Reds and '97 Ori...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  3. Ben Lindbergh on the possibility of machines replacing umpires

    Ben Lindbergh

    Even though the MLB schedule is now computerized, don't expect the guy behind the plate to be replaced anytime soon.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  4. About Last Weekend: All A-Rod Everything

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy buying gray-market signatures of 20-year-olds off eBay, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that he has beleaguered slugger Alex Rodriguez penciled in to start Monday, despite rum...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  5. The contradictions of Alex Ferguson

    Brian Phillips

    The contradictions — one for each of his championships — that defined the Premier League's greatest manager.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  6. You Are Here: Memory, Manchester, and Alex Ferguson

    Graham Parker

    I left Manchester 10 years ago, after 14 years of living in the city. Through that entire time, Sir Alex Ferguson has been the manager of Manchester United. And in a few weeks' time, he won't be. Perhaps it's that final symbolic severing of a part...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  7. The Office Takes a Quick, Ill-Fated Trip to The Farm

    Andy Greenwald

    Nostalgia, like the human neck, is one of humanity's greatest weaknesses. Thus spake Dwight K. Schrute, assistant to the regional manager of a paper company lo these many years, and doomed to remain one for untold more. Thankfully, despite NBC's bull...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. MLB Playoff Wrap: The Cardinals' Endless Supply of Prospects

    Jonah Keri

    Thoughts on NLCS Game 3 while Mark McGwire searches Jason Motte's beard for signs of intelligent life ... MIKE MATHENY IS LEARNING ON THE JOB The Cardinals' first-year manager certainly wasn't Mattingly-esque in his bunting this year, but the Cardi...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  9. The Low-Risk, High-Reward Signing of Alexander Semin

    Katie Baker

    Shortly after the Carolina Hurricanes announced yesterday that they had signed free agent winger Alexander Semin to a one-year, $7 million contract, general manager Jim Rutherford released a statement of welcome to his new player via Twitter. "We ...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  10. Fantasy Fiesta: Pitching Stock Tips

    Jonah Keri

    When Voros McCracken wrote his seminal piece on pitching and defense 11 years ago, he helped change the way people — fans, writers, even general managers — think about run prevention in baseball. Where once we used to throw most of the bl...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  11. Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Mike Barnicle

    Is Bobby Valentine really the guy to turn the Red Sox around?

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  12. Mike Matheny's Record Will Be a Product Of Talent, Luck & Definit...

    Jonah Keri

    The St. Louis Cardinals won two World Series under Tony La Russa. Only two managers ever won more games than La Russa. At the time of his retirement, La Russa's 16 years with the Cardinals was the longest-running tenure for any manager with any team....

    Blog | November 14, 2011