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  1. Michael Phelps' comeback bid will not tarnish what he has already...

    Jim Caple

    No matter how far Michael Phelps takes his comeback bid, there is one thing that will not happen. Whether he gets the chance to win more medals or not, his career accomplishments will never be diminished.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  2. Pros and cons of 2020 host finalists

    Jim Caple

    President Barack Obama won't be in Buenos Aires this Friday when the International Olympic Committee casts its vote for the host city of the 2020 Summer Games. Vladimir Putin won't be there, either. Nor Tony Blair. Nor perhaps the most famous, influe...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  3. Pablo Sandoval wins World Series MVP

    Jim Caple

    On a club that owed so many for winning the World Series, it wasn't easy to single out one MVP, but Pablo Sandoval deserved it.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012
  4. Cespedes adjusts to slider, wins $12,000

    Jim Caple

    TOKYO -- Yoenis Cespedes must love major league baseball. He hit a home run in his second game and his Japanese hosts called him on to the field after the game to present him with a big check for one million yen, roughly $12,000. That is probably ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  5. MLB's Opening Day is always special

    Jim Caple

    No matter where the game is played, no matter when it is played, Opening Day is always special.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  6. Red Sox survive shaky outing from Dice-K to win opener

    Jim Caple

    Daisuke Matsuzaka struggled mightily while pitching in his homeland of Japan, but the Red Sox recovered to defeat the A's in the regular-season opener.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2008
  7. A new destination for Red Sox Nation

    Jim Caple

    Wakkanai, a small fishing town in northern Japan, is famous for two things: its fabulous kelp-drying yards and the Daisuke Matsuzaka museum.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  8. Monster post-season for Godzilla

    Jim Caple

    Hideki Matsui is hitting .327 in his first big-league playoffs, but he's no stranger to post-season pressure.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2003
  9. Ichiro, Matsui hit the center stage

    Jim Caple

    With Ichiro and Hideki Matsui facing off in the Bronx, all of Japan will be watching with great interest.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2003
  10. Adored Matsui will be big loss to Japanese baseball

    Jim Caple

    In being a national hero in Japan, Hideki Matsui's departure to the majors will be felt in his homeland.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2002
  11. All signs point to Godzilla return to New York

    Jim Caple

    Hideki Matsui only had one hit in the opener, but he made an impression on major leaguers touring Japan.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2002
  12. Ichiromania still going strong in Japan

    Jim Caple

    Ichiro is back in Japan and remains the most popular player in the country.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2002
  13. Welcome home, Ichiro; goodbye, Godzilla

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple is touring Japan with the major-league All-Stars, but he's not getting $120,000 like the players.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2002