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Baseball Maverick

By Will Leitch / SportsonEarth.com

Back in April, I reviewed Steve Kettmann’s biography of Sandy Alderson, “Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball and Revived the Mets,” for The Wall Street Journal. 167 more words

Book Reviews

125 predictions heading into Opening Day

1. The Washington Nationals will be the only team to win 100 games, becoming the first team to reach the century plateau since the 2011 Philadelphia Phillies. 35 more words

Opening Day

Opening Day is just the start

“We look at Spring Training now, and we know the season is coming,” Will Leitch writes, and you know what that means. He’s headed to all 30 Major League ballparks in the first month of the season, starting with the Cardinals-Cubs Opening Night rivalry showdown on April 5 at Wrigley Field. 36 more words

Opening Day

Bernstein: It's No Fun Seeing Tiger Like This

By Dan Bernstein-
CBSChicago.com senior columnist

(CBS) If you want to enjoy the spectacle of Tiger Woods’s current misery, go ahead. I get it.

It’s completely understandable that any number of observers relish the crumbling game of one of the all-time greats, especially after his carefully crafted public persona was destroyed by land mines of embarrassment that he had planted himself. 565 more words


Week 5 Results: John Hansen won because he did one crucial thing

Week 5 was our first week where we added a wild card special guest.  The idea behind the special guest was a) to allow other people to see how they do against the experts, and b) to see if anyone can be an expert. 566 more words

Fantasy Football

Damn Right I'm Rooting for the Cardinals

At this time, last year, Drew Magary gave voice to what many thought and unleashed hate on a group of people who were not expecting it (I know that sounds like U.S. 507 more words


The (Walking) Death of Sports on Earth

Last month, in a story that was poorly reported to the then-staff of the site Sports on Earth, to say nothing of the general public, it snuck out that, in some order, USA Today had pulled out of its partnership with MLB that supported the site and ninety-five percent of the site’s staff had been let go. 488 more words