In ESPN The Magazine's QB Issue, Peter Keating writes that unlike the hard-sliding, infield-diving, ass-kicking players whom fans revere, Robinson Cano doesn't always give his 110 percent. That's a good thing.
In ESPN The Magazine's Fighting Issue, Peter Keating writes that for years, statheads have screamed at sports writers that managers don't matter. But a closer look at the evidence reveals a surprising third side to the debate.
In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating profiles Eric Van, the former sabermetrician for the Boston Red Sox, and other mathematical minds like him. Although MLB is more inclined toward numbers, the anti-geek culture hasn't changed.