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  1. Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers hear talk on anti-gay slurs from...

    The founder of an organization that promotes equality among all athletes has talked to Toronto Blue Jays minor leaguers about the damaging effects of anti-gay slurs.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  2. Toronto Blue Jays' Yunel Escobar suspended three games for gay sl...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended three games without pay for displaying a gay slur on his eye black during a recent game.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  3. Play our new Boston rank 'em game

    ESPNBoston.com

    Remember "3-Play" back in the day on ESPN.com? We've brought it back (or at least something like it) with our new ranker game that lets you make three predictions about the day in Boston sports. You can play for free, play every day, compete against ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  4. Sarah Spain: A wonderful goal: welcoming gay players

    Sarah Spain

    Honoring his late brother, Brendan, Flyers scout Patrick Burke's "You Can Play" project aims to make hockey welcoming for gay players.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  5. The greatest October feat nobody noticed

    Jayson Stark

    And now ... The Greatest October Feat That Nobody Noticed: It isn't quite true that Jeremy Affeldt got more air time this October than Joe Buck. But if you were watching the Giants play baseball last month and Affeldt didn't show u...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  6. By the numbers: Which Cain catch is best?

    Mark Simon

    Patrick Smith/Getty ImagesThe metrics rate this catch by Lorenzo Cain as his best of the postseason. One of the nice things about advanced defensive metrics is that we can use them to calculate just how good a play a player made. You've seen some ...

    Blog | October 17, 2014
  7. More spectacular defense from Royals

    David Schoenfield

    Watching the Kansas City Royals play defense is getting absurdly entertaining unless you're a fan of a team playing the Royals. In the top of the fifth inning, left fielder Alex Gordon made a running grab of J.J. Hardy's deep drive, crashing into ...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  8. MLB - Yadier Molina's Game 3 status remains a mystery

    Jayson Stark

    Yadier Molina's strained oblique should keep him out Game 3. Or should it? Stay tuned -- his status remains uncertain.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  9. The Giants-Nationals rematch that never was

    Jayson Stark

    Two Octobers later, the Giants and Nationals are finally getting ready to meet in what could be an epic NL Division Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  10. What was Billy Butler thinking?

    David Schoenfield

    It's not too often you see a Little League play work in the majors. And it didn't work in the first inning when Billy Butler wandered off first base and got caught in a rundown and then Eric Hosmer got caught trying to score. Officially, Hosmer is cr...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  11. Hey, Carlos Carrasco is right

    David Schoenfield

    Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco apologized after criticizing his teammates' defense after Monday's loss. "You know what? Everything was good. Everything went perfect," Carrasco said on Monday. "We should've made those plays right there. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  12. Jeter: I never said I couldn't play anymore

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- To those thinking that Derek Jeter retired before the season because he was the first to know he couldn't play at a high level anymore, Jeter says you are wrong. "I never said I didn't think I could play anymore," Jeter said. "This is ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  13. 0.2 percent ... better than no chance at all

    Mark Simon

    Go to a site such as Numberfire.com and you'll see that the Mets current chances of making the playoffs sit at 0.2 percent. The miracle of all miracles -- a comeback from 5.5 games out of the second wild card with 16 to play -- may sound like an im...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  14. Derek Holland continues comeback

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland doesn't play the what-if game. He's not going there with you and doesn't care to review what might have been if he hadn't tripped over his dog at the top of those steps last winter. It's not a joking matter abo...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  15. Uni Watch: Derek Jeter retirement patch raises eyebrows

    Paul Lukas

    Derek Jeter is part of an exclusive club: Active players who have worn a retirement patch bearing their own name.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  16. OF? 3B? Cubs want versatile Kris Bryant

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are getting closer to fielding a team they believe can contend in the coming years, so figuring out who plays where around the diamond is becoming an important issue. The Cubs will tell you it's a good problem to have ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014