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  1. Behind the scenes with Clayton Kershaw

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA -- A couple of leftovers from my Clayton Kershaw feature that comes out in ESPN The Magazine this week: 1. The first time I met Kershaw, a few winters ago, he had agreed to take us through his offseason workout regimen, which started early i...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. King Felix's transcendent gift

    Buster Olney

    There is a spectacular scene in the Oscar-winning movie "Amadeus" in which composer Antonio Salieri presents Mozart with a piece written in his honor. In playing the music, Mozart demonstrates his own extraordinary talent. At the same time, he makes ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  3. After his perfect game, Felix Hernandez is the Mozart of baseball...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that after Felix Hernandez's perfect game, we should just refer to him as the Mozart of baseball: His ability transcends the sport.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  4. MLB: Albert Pujols and Michael Young could both be elsewhere next...

    Buster Olney

    Based on the time parameters Albert Pujols has laid down, less than two weeks remain for him and the Cardinals to come to some kind of agreement. Similarly, Michael Young is set for his own showdown with the Rangers.

    Blog | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  5. Padres taking the right approach

    Buster Olney

    A longtime National League scout watched the Padres recently, and as he spoke over the phone with admiration about the way they play, you could almost imagine those scenes from the movie "Miracle" when Kurt Russell, as hockey coach Herb Brooks, was s...

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  6. MLB: San Diego Padres taking the right approach

    Buster Olney

    Pennant races are unfolding all around, and -- even better for baseball -- some of them will be played out between rivals. Buster notes that the intensity is beginning to show on the faces of the competitors. It's stretch time.

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2010
  7. Washington Nationals could rise to the top in a dismal D.C. sport...

    Buster Olney

    The Washington Nationals were supposed to be dragged down by the undertow, an early-season schedule that was maybe the toughest in all of baseball. But they sit at 14-13, and, within the D.C. sports scene, that's saying something.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  8. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- The Tigers-Twins showdown could come ...

    Buster Olney

    The winner of the Tigers and Twins showdown tonight very well could be determined by the nerves of a 20-year-old kid taking the stage in a place that has made more experienced players melt in the past, writes Buster Olney. Plus lots on the offseason.

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2009