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  1. Why David Price could stay put

    Doug Mittler

    Now that we have reached the new year, the prospect of the Tampa Bay Rays trading David Price is no longer a slam dunk. At the very least, the courting of Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka is slowing down the process. Rumor Central's AJ Mass noted Sun...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  2. Mussina should be slam-dunk Hall of Famer

    David Schoenfield

    Here's my plea to Hall of Fame voters: Don't forget about Mike Mussina. This year's ballot entrusts the 500-something voters with the monumental task of examining at least 21 legitimate Hall of Fame candidates, from Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens t...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  3. Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time.

    Jon Robinson

    Jon Robinson ranks the best sports video games of all-time. (Part 2)

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  4. Why Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout should be the No. 1 overall fa...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass breaks down Mike Trout from a statistical perspective and concludes that the Angels youngster should be the top-ranked player in fantasy.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  5. Choose your catcher: Russell or Mike?

    Wallace Matthews

    With a half dozen teams interested in Russell Martin, it's no slam dunk that Martin, who the Yankees like very much despite his subpar 2012, will be returning to the Bronx next year. And since this is a particularly weak year for free-agent catche...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  6. NFL hits, MLB postseason and the dunk contest

    Jemele Hill

    Jemele Hill digs into the mailbag to respond to criticism about her columns on NFL bounties and hits, the expanded MLB postseason and the NBA slam dunk contest.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  7. Soriano gets a look at leadoff

    Doug Padilla

    MESA, Ariz. -- With no slam-dunk option for the leadoff spot, manager Dale Sveum said he is willing to give Alfonso Soriano another chance to produce in the role. That news comes not long after Sveum said that Soriano will also get consideration f...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  8. W roundtable: Debating the appeal of all-star games

    espnW

    From the NBA's slam dunk contest to the MLB's Home Run Derby, which league puts on the best all-star showcase? Our writers weigh in with their picks in the latest W roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  9. Miami Marlins' Ozzie Guillen: It's 'gambling' to sign Yoenis Cesp...

    New Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen calls Yoenis Cespedes "pretty impressive," but he said it's no slam dunk that the Cuban defector ends up in Miami.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  10. Russell Martin Update

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have until Dec. 12 to offer Russell Martin arbitration. This seems like a slam dunk since Brian Cashman compares Martin to Thurman Munson. At any point, the Yankees could talk about a Martin a multi-year contract or agree on a one-year...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  11. New player in Yanks RF derby: Beltran

    Wallace Matthews

    Not long ago, it was considered a slam-dunk that the Yankees would pick up Nick Swisher's $10.25 million option for 2012, despite another miserable postseason performance. Now, it's not so clear. The reason? Carlos Beltran, a free agent after s...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  12. Thome should be slam dunk for HOF

    David Schoenfield

    Years ago when he was still with Cleveland, Jim Thome said one of the smartest things a baseball player ever said to me. We were talking about his approach against Jamie Moyer, and he said he could basically tell from the first pitch whether Moyer wa...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  13. Five in mix for top spot

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But as Keith Law wrote in February, the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  14. 2011 MLB Draft: Five fight for top overall spot in June Draft

    Jason A. Churchill

    When the spring began the top two talents in the class of 2011 were Rice third baseman Anthony Rendon and UCLA right-hander Gerrit Cole. A month out that is still the case. But the top pick is not nearly the slam dunk it's been the past two seasons.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  15. Carlos Gonzalez is intriguing, but not a slam-dunk fantasy prospe...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey examines Carlos Gonzalez's potential fantasy value in light of his recent call-up.

    Blog | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  16. Top 10 Video Highlights for February 12th, 2009

    Michael Cupo

    ESPN.com ranks the Top 10 video highlights for February 12th, 2009

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009