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  1. MLB -- San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy must now be cons...

    Howard Bryant

    Giants manager Bruce Bochy deserves strong consideration as a Hall of Fame manager after securing his second World Series title in three years.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  2. MLB -- It's make-or-break for Detroit Tigers

    Howard Bryant

    For the Tigers to avoid a 3-0 deficit, they need to make the breaks go their way at Comerica Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  3. San Francisco Giants crushed Justin Verlander to set themselves u...

    Howard Bryant

    By torching Justing Verlander, the Giants crushed the Tigers' aura and set themselves up well for the World Series, writes Howard Bryant.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  4. The power of Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland

    Howard Bryant

    In guiding the Tigers to the World Series for the second time in the past seven years, Jim Leyland has shown his unique style of leadership.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2012
  5. Johnny Cueto is Cincinnati Reds' invisible star - MLB

    Howard Bryant

    Any way you crunch the numbers, Johnny Cueto comes out near the top. But for some reason, the Reds' ace and Game 1 starter still flies under the radar.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2012
  6. Players at spring training like expanded MLB playoffs

    Howard Bryant

    Making a pennant run just got harder for teams that don't win their division. Howard Bryant was cynical about the playoff expansion before talking to players at spring training softened his stance.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2012
  7. What we've learned about the Texas Rangers and World Series champ...

    Howard Bryant

    The World Series champion Cardinals discovered an unexpected foundation of talent and toughness that should serve them well in the coming years. The Rangers, meanwhile, must resist the temptation to let this crushing loss ruin them.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2011
  8. 2011 World Series -- Albert Pujols' impending free agency remains...

    Howard Bryant

    Returning to St. Louis and with his free agency looming, Albert Pujols remains at the epicenter of the World Series, and the enigmatic slugger has an opportunity to embrace the stardom he's tried hard to avoid.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  9. 2011 World Series -- Ron Washington's fight for managerial respec...

    Howard Bryant

    The stakes are higher for Rangers manager Ron Washington than they are for Cardinals manager Tony La Russa because Washington must overcome perceptions about his competence.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  10. 2011 ALCS -- Baseball fans should be abuzz about Texas Rangers

    Howard Bryant

    It's too bad non-playoff news has drawn more attention than the Texas Rangers, who are most worthy of the game's attention after winning their second straight American League pennant.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  11. 2011 ALCS -- Detroit Tigers, Texas Rangers in quite a battle in A...

    Howard Bryant

    The Tigers and Rangers have gone at it for five games, and the possibility of two more to decide the winner makes for great anticipation.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  12. 2011 ALCS -- Texas Rangers have risen to the occasion in ALCS

    Howard Bryant

    The Rangers haven't dominated the first two games of the ALCS, but what they have done is produce in the biggest moments.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  13. 2011 ALCS -- Texas Rangers rising as a budding American League su...

    Howard Bryant

    The Rangers, who have undergone several changes in the past year, are back on the national stage with the potential to become the American League's next superpower.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  14. Mariano Rivera's greatest asset -- his faith

    Howard Bryant

    It's bigger than his right arm. It's more powerful than his cutter. What sets Mariano Rivera apart from teammates and opponents alike? His faith.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  15. MLB Playoffs: Off the list of tortured franchises, the San Franci...

    Howard Bryant

    Now that they've ended 56 years of torment, the Giants must learn to embrace a new, unfamiliar course as champions.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  16. The San Francisco Giants are halfway to their first World Series ...

    Howard Bryant

    The Giants and the city of San Francisco are halfway to their first World Series championship in 52 years.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010