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  1. Bruce Bochy's rules for Buster Posey don't solve problem

    Roy S. Johnson

    San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy's edict against blocking the plate is understandable. After all, Buster Posey was injured at home last season. But this isn't the solution to the problem.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  2. Wilson Ramos kidnapping should send message across U.S. sports

    Roy S. Johnson

    This time a kidnapping of a high-profile Venezuelan athlete, Wilson Ramos, ended well, and thank goodness for that. But it will happen again, and the next time might be closer to home.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  3. Safety issues at stadiums shouldn't concern fans

    Roy S. Johnson

    Calm down, people. You've got nothin' to worry about at the big game this weekend, despite what you might have heard about the recent incidents of fan violence.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  4. Cleveland Indians are in first place with best record in baseball...

    Roy S. Johnson

    The Indians are in first place and the Royals aren't far behind. (Take that, you big-market teams!) Welcome to the beating heart of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  5. Derek Jeter got mad during the negotiations for his new contract ...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Derek Jeter says he actually got angry during his latest contract negotiations. Hallelujah! He might really be human, after all. Here's hoping we see more of what really makes him tick.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  6. Ron Washington, Joe Girardi and Dusty Baker, all in the playoffs,...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Ron Washington, Joe Girardi, Dusty Baker ... the Hot Seat Gods would've had them all fired by now. Instead, they're in the postseason. Time to pack the hot seat in ice.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2010
  7. Afternoon Buzz: Lunch Time Hot-Links

    Afternoon Buzz: Lunch Time Hot-Links - several people and sporting events are lighting up the Internet right now. We've culled through all the noise and have selected some stuff you might want to check out: NFL: Now on, Roy S. Johnson...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  8. Alex Rodriguez is about to hit his 600th home run, but the steroi...

    Roy S. Johnson

    That 600th home run we keep hearing about? The one that puts A-Rod into very select company? Should be a big deal, right? But one writer isn't feeling it. Here's why.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  9. Bobby Cox and the Atlanta Braves are a lesson in the value of loy...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Manager of the Year? He's already won four of those, and it isn't enough. As Bobby Cox starts the second half of his last season as the skipper of the first-place Braves, he deserves more.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  10. The Arizona Rookie League is the next litmus test for baseball's ...

    Roy S. Johnson

    The next test for MLB and the immigration law is the Arizona Rookie League. The bigger test for Bud Selig is the 2011 All-Star Game at Chase Field. Will it survive? Should it survive?

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  11. Ubaldo Jimenez, Roy Halladay, Armando Galarraga and now Stephen S...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Is it throwback time in baseball? Are we back in 1968, when Bob Gibson roamed those elevated pitching mounds? Just look at the scores, or, say, the Pirates' batting averages.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2010
  12. Terrell Owens, Ken Griffey, Shaquille O'Neal face End Game, Roy. ...

    Roy S. Johnson

    The End Game is a scary, unrelenting beast. Especially to players who have been among the best in their sport. It's the athlete's ultimate reality check, when he (or she) must begin to admit that playing is no longer feasible.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  13. Fewer African-Americans are in MLB; So what? writes Roy S. Johnso...

    Roy S. Johnson

    The barriers that Jackie Robinson overcame to play Major League Baseball are gone, which means complaints about declining numbers of African-American players are misdirected.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2010
  14. Mark McGwire's steroids admission puts the onus on MLB commission...

    Roy S. Johnson

    Mark McGwire has spoken. Finally. Now it's time for baseball commissioner Bud Selig to step up to the plate of steroids accountability.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2010
  15. Humber a perfect surprise

    Jim Caple

    When White Sox starter Philip Humber threw the 96th and final pitch of a game that would leave him among an elite club that includes Cy Young, Sandy Koufax, Randy Johnson, Catfish Hunter and Roy Halladay, he immediately thought: "Oh, that's way outsi...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  16. MLB -- Humber a perfect surprise

    Jim Caple

    It was a long road to get there, but Philip Humber finally knows what it is to be perfect after 27 up, 27 down.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012