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Longoria, Price Lead Way as Rays Win 8th Straight, 6-4 Over Boston

The two most decorated Rays players, Evan Longoria and David Price played a large role in the team’s eighth straight win on Friday, 6-4 against Boston. 298 more words

NFL Drive to Save Sports TV Blackouts Gains Steam

Some professional football fans have been flooding federal regulators this week with pleas to save a rule that keeps local NFL games from being televised when the hometown stadium doesn’t sell out, thanks to a new push by the National Football League to keep the restriction in place. 668 more words

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Squeeze Play...Target Practice

Oh say can you, whap……..This s—t is getting serious.

MLB clubs seem to be on some sort of assassination mission issuing  secret “get smart” orders to their pitchers to maim or seriously injure many of the oppositions top players in order to gain some sort of macabre psychological advantage over the team that they’re competing against but also sending a clear message to upcoming teams that they had better worry more about life and limb as opposed getting something mundane as a base hit. 2,040 more words

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Toronto Blue Jays Munenori Kawasaki's greatest hits (and we're not talking baseball!)

Munenori Kawasaki is not much of a baseball player, but oh boy is he a world-class TV personality!

He will never get inside Cooperstown (without paying admission) but Kawasaki should be a first-ballot hall of famer in the comedy category, if there was such a wing in baseball’s hallowed hall. 338 more words

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The Art of Scouting

By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com

Almost every day before a game at Kauffman Stadium, the baseball scouts gather at one end of the press box. They sit and they talk, and very often, Art Stewart is at the center of the group, telling stories. 111 more words

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