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  1. How to fix the league's back-to-back problem - NBA

    Tom Haberstroh

    In the second installment of a two-part series on the NBA's unsustainable schedule, Tom Haberstroh outlines the league's best options to reduce the number of back-to-backs while maintaining its brand and economic momentum.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  2. New Atlantic League rules could help MLB

    Buster Olney

    Pat Gillick reminisced the other day about an amateur baseball tournament in Kansas, in which games were started from morning until midnight, the schedule pushed along by the clock. If the hitter wasn't in the box 90 seconds from the last pitch of an...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  3. Players to stash away in keeper leagues

    Eric Karabell

    Myriad fantasy baseball owners already have turned their collective attention to that other sport, the one that schedules its meaningless preseason games in August and then gives us four months of intense games mainly on Sundays and Mondays. However,...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  4. Ranking the contenders' schedule strength

    Buster Olney

    On July 23, 2013, the Cleveland Indians were 52-48 and slogging along. But what they had in front of them was opportunity, as noted then, in the form of one of the easiest second-half schedules in the big leagues. They proceeded to take full advantag...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  5. When will Arenado be back?

    AJ Mass

    It looks as though Nolan Arenado is on track to return to the Colorado Rockies lineup on Thursday, as the third baseman's rehab for a fractured finger is going according to schedule. Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post suggested that Arenado migh...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  6. Taveras finally on schedule?

    AJ Mass

    Any conversation of the St. Louis Cardinals seems to inevitably turn to prospect Oscar Taveras and when he might finally get the call up from Triple-A to begin his major league career. While it's by no means a sure thing, there's an outside chance th...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  7. Hamilton getting closer to return?

    AJ Mass

    According to a report in the Los Angeles Daily News, Josh Hamilton hit line drives "to all corners of the ballpark, including a few that landed in the cheap seats" and appeared to be well on schedule for a return to action in line with the original s...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  8. Will Mauer miss any time?

    AJ Mass

    The whole point of moving Joe Mauer from catcher to first base was to try and ensure that the Minnesota Twins would have his bat in the lineup for as close to a full 162-game schedule as possible. And in fact, through Sunday's action, Mauer has been ...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  9. Is Marcus Stroman close to a call-up?

    AJ Mass

    When rain cancelled last Friday's game for the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, the team took the opportunity to shuffle its starting rotation, and in the process, they moved Marcus Stroman into a position where he was on the same schedule as current Toronto...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  10. Johan Santana ahead of schedule?

    Doug Mittler

    When the Baltimore Orioles signed Johan Santana to a minor league deal in early March, it was hoped that he would be able to help the big league club sometime in June. Could the two-time Cy Young Award winner be ahead of schedule? Peter Gammons t...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  11. Seattle Mariners suffer from travel schedule while NL Central tea...

    Daren Willman

    Some teams have a much tougher travel schedule than others, and Daren Willman explains how that can affect the standings and why it's a big problem for the Mariners.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  12. Opportunity for Lyles?

    Doug Mittler

    Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood could be headed to the disabled list after sustaining a left hamstring strain Friday during his last spring training appearance. Chatwood will be evaluated Monday to determine if he can make Wednesday's schedule...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  13. Detroit Tigers the World Series favorite - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why the Detroit Tigers should be considered the World Series favorites. He points to the current talent assembled and a relatively easy schedule as major factors.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2014
  14. Ranking strength of early NL schedules

    Buster Olney

    In following Tuesday's column ranking the American League's early-season schedules, Wednesday we have the National League. The teams are ranked toughest to easiest in caliber of early-season schedule. 1. Chicago Cubs Games vs. teams with reco...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  15. Ranking strength of early AL schedules

    Buster Olney

    The Cleveland Indians were 51-44 at the All-Star break, and when they lost four of their first five games in the second half, it was unclear whether they would remain in contention. But here's the thing: The Indians had what appeared to be on pape...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  16. Parnell expected to be fine

    AJ Mass

    Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that Bobby Parnell is "about two weeks behind his typical schedule, but the New York Mets closer fully expects to be ready for Opening Day." Even though there appears to be little reason for concern that Parnel...

    Blog | February 10, 2014