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  1. 2014 WSOP - Charitable Jacob Zalewski fighting for more than mill...

    Dave Tuley

    Faced with numerous challenges throughout his life, Jacob Zalewski is ready to battle and become the next WSOP champion.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
  2. Hahn optimistic about Rodon talks

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn already had his poker face on display Monday, saying he doesn't expect there to be any issues in negotiating a contract with first-round draft pick Carlos Rodon. Negotiating a Rodon deal has b...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  3. Stoic Abreu hits first spring home run

    Doug Padilla

    Pitching to Jose Abreu is hard enough. It's probably impossible to get a read on him in poker. The Chicago White Sox's biggest offseason acquisition hit his first home run of the spring Thursday, an opposite-field shot against the Kansas City Roya...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  4. David Samson, president of Miami Marlins, a castaway on new 'Surv...

    Miami Marlins president David Samson is among 18 castaways on the new season of "Survivor," which begins Feb. 26 on CBS.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2014
  5. A Yankees demise? Not so fast ...

    Buster Olney

    The Yankees' final salary offer to Joe Girardi was presented last Thursday, and now that we know how it turned out -- like a televised poker game in which we see the cards -- it's evident that the past week has been about negotiating, about trying to...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  6. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez won't ever grow up

    Ian O'Connor

    Alex Rodriguez will continue playing the fool. It's who he is and what he does.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  7. Broxton takes advantage of second chance

    Ramona Shelburne

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jonathan Broxton has always had a great poker face. Win or lose, hero or goat, the former Los Angeles Dodgers closer's face never gave much of anything away. He was as stoic and silent as he was strong. Until, it seems, he actu...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  8. Dempster not showing his hand yet

    Bruce Levine

    The game of high-stakes poker continues between the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves and pitcher Ryan Dempster. While the Cubs starter contemplates whether to approve a deal that has been agreed to by the Cubs and Braves, the Dod...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  9. Doubront, Aceves shine, but nothing set yet

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Takeaways from the Fort, where Felix Doubront couldn't stop smiling, Alfredo Aceves offered a peek behind his steel facade, and Bobby Valentine went all poker face when it came time to discuss rotation decisions. Doubront had e...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  10. If you see Brian Cashman in a casino . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . don't play poker with him, because I guarantee you will never know what he's holding. The most remarkable aspect about the Friday the 13th Massacre, when the Yankees killed the competition by adding not one, but two top-shelf starting pitchers,...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  11. Durrett: Don't bet against Daniels and staff

    ESPNDallas.com staff

    Can't you just picture Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels at the featured table at a World Series of Poker event? He'd have his sunglasses on and would seem relaxed, even crack a joke or two -- though none involving something about being one s...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  12. Smart money says the Texas Rangers made the right call on Yu Darv...

    Richard Durrett

    Smart money says the Rangers made the right call with their bid for Yu Darvish.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2011
  13. High noon for A-Rod?

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez will meet with representatives of Major League Baseball today to discuss his alleged involvement in high-stakes poker games that took place in 2009, a baseball source told ESPNNewYork.com.. The meeting will take place around noon ...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  14. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, MLB reps meet to discuss poker ...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez said he does not expect to be disciplined by Major League Baseball after being grilled for nearly two hours in a hotel room Friday afternoon about allegations that he participated in high-stakes poker games in 2009.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  15. Alex Rodriguez, MLB to meet about poker games Friday

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will meet with baseball on Friday in Baltimore to discuss his alleged participation in some underground illegal poker games.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  16. Alex Rodriguez calls poker reports 'unfair and inaccurate'

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez called tabloid reports of his alleged participation in high-stakes underground poker games "unfair and inaccurate," and said he looked forward to meeting with Major League Baseball officials to discuss the allegations.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011