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Ed Randall

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Prostate Cancer Does Not Discriminate

(3) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 4:47 PM

I devote my life to prostate cancer awareness and education. We have a long way to go to reach the heights scaled by our sisters promoting breast cancer awareness.

So much attention is being paid to the effects of the health care bill, which was one of the causes many...

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The Smallest With the Biggest Impression

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Craig Breslow is a 30-year-old left-handed relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics by way of the Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins. And let's not forget New Jersey of the independent Northeast League.

He is the first pitcher in the Major Leagues from Yale...

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Halladay: The View from 62 Feet

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2010 | 12:19 AM

35 seasons.

35 seasons!

That would make it 1976, a year of bad hair, bad clothes and disco.

Need I say more?

That was the year John Hirschbeck began his career as a professional baseball umpire in the Florida State League.

And just like the players starting out, where just...

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Dr. No No

(3) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 12:01 PM

With his free agency in the offing, Toronto's Roy Halladay didn't make a fuss, embarrassing himself or the franchise, as so many athletes often do. It wasn't, 'This team is never gonna win, get me outta here!'

It was the simple law of modern day baseball economics that the Blue...

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A Second At-Bat: Lucky Me!

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 6:02 PM

Hi again everybody.

So when we last left Ed, Dr. Nicholas Romas, the world-renowned Chair of the Urology Department at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan, was leaning forward from behind his desk, looking me in the eye and saying with a straight face, "Ed, you have cancer and...

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Welcome to My New Life

(1) Comments | Posted September 20, 2010 | 1:20 PM

Hi everybody, I'm Ed Randall.

By way of background, I lead two lives. In other words, I'm schizophrenic and so am I.

I'm popularly known for my work as a sports journalist for 36 years, principally in baseball. I've had the great good fortune to do play-by-play, cover baseball's jewel...

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