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  1. Live from San Diego, It's The Decisions

    Andrew Marchand

    SAN DIEGO -- The 70-degree weather and the view of the harbor are not too shabby. Of course, I, like all the other baseball media, executives, etc., will be locked inside the Manchester Grand Hyatt through Thursday, whereas Brian Cashman said the oth...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. SoxProspects: Betts getting work in CF

    Chris Hatfield,

    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Things are changing for Mookie Betts. Both on the field and off, Betts has had to adjust to an evolving set of circumstances brought on by his breathtaking success to start the season. Betts, a member of the Double-A Portland S...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  3. Toronto Blue Jays name Gary Allenson Triple-A manager

    The Toronto Blue Jays have promoted Gary Allenson to manage their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  4. Best-paying teams in the world - ESPN The Magazine

    Kristi Dosh

    As the Yanks rein in their payroll and the Astros slash theirs, one EPL contender has stepped up as the world's best-paying team: Man City.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  5. The Yankees and MLS are strange bedfellows

    Jim Caple

    So the Yankees are helping to bring a new MLS team to New York City? Oh boy! It won't be easy, but it might be hilariously fascinating. Here's what to expect.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  6. Yankees to co-own soccer team

    Andrew Marchand

    The New York Yankees are going into the soccer business. The Yankees are partnering with Manchester City to own Major League Soccer's 20th team, an expansion franchise, which will be called New York City Football Club and plans to start play in th...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  7. Soccer matches head to the Stadium

    Andrew Marchand

    On May 25, Yankee Stadium will host reigning European club champion Chelsea FC as it faces current English Premier League champion Manchester City. Reigning World Cup and European champion Spain will face Ireland on June 11. Here are the news r...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  8. Switching MLB teams without alienating fans

    Jim Caple

    There's a right way and a wrong way to change teams in Major League Baseball. Just ask Kevin Youkilis. And Josh Hamilton. And their (former) fans.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  9. Crawford's thoughts on race and baseball

    On Thursday, Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford said a fan uttered a racial slur at him during his rehab start in Manchester, N.H. In light of this incident, we're running the following excerpt from a Q-and-A between Crawford and's Lou...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  10. Crawford's game marred by racial slur

    Marc Thaler, Special to

    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Prior to many of the 18 pitches he saw in his third rehab start with Double-A Portland, Carl Crawford was forced to tune out a heckler behind home plate. The fan - whom Crawford claimed uttered "a racial slur" - routinely made ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  11. Sweeney feels good after Portland debut

    Marc Thaler, Special to

    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- While Carl Crawford garnered most of the attention at Thursday's Portland Sea Dogs-New Hampshire Fisher Cats game, Ryan Sweeney, another rehabbing Red Sox outfielder, also took the field for Portland. On Boston's 15-day disable...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  12. Boston Red Sox' Carl Crawford target of racial slur in rehab

    Marc Thaler

    Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford says he was a target of a racial slur during a rehab game for Double-A Portland on Thursday night in New Hampshire.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  13. Ellsbury takes day off, as scheduled

    Marc Thaler, Special to

    MANCHESTER, N.H. -- After one game with the Portland Sea Dogs, rehabbing center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury isn't with the team for Thursday's game against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, although it's unclear what if anything can be made of his absence. ...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  14. Does spending more money = more wins?

    Jordan Brenner

    This is the first of a three-part series from ESPN the Magazine's "Pay Dirt." The full feature is available in the current issue of The Mag's Money Issue. It's tough to follow the money in sports, so The Mag commissioned the Wharton School at the ...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  15. Tim Tebow and Albert Pujols provided short-term weekend memories

    Jeff MacGregor

    What will we remember from that thrill-a-minute sports weekend? How long will Tim Tebow's Sunday, or Albert Pujols' Saturday, stay with us? Sadly, this is the answer: Not long at all.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  16. Soccer: English Premier League is as American as apple pie

    Roger Bennett

    The U.S. might have had a lukewarm relationship with the sport in the past, but English soccer has stealthily become as American as apple pie, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011