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Do We Need Affirmative Action Admissions at NBA Games?

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Coleman

Where, I wonder, are other middle class African Americans like me who could save up to purchase a ticket?

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Wearing 'Los Suns" on their jerseys as a statement about Arizona's controversial immigration law, Phoenix beat San Antonio 110-102 to take a 2-0 series lead.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Bengals wide receiver Maurice Purify was collared in Newport for disorderly conduct after a bar fight. He is well prepared for what lies ahead. In college, he majored in criminal justice.

Why Do I Care About the Red Sox?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The Boston Red Sox just visited the hopeless Orioles in Baltimore and were swept three games. Two of the O's wins were of the walk...

Baseball and Business

James Elbaor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Elbaor

The 'metrics' used by nonprofits can help large corporations reassess what is important to the their success and lead to different business practices, similar to the shift to a metric focus in baseball.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Jets have signed Miami linebacker Jason Taylor. Taylor has spent a good part of his career trashing Jets fans.

There's Something About Manny

Jean E. Rhodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jean E. Rhodes

How will fans react to Manny Ramirez's return to Fenway? Will they forgive his flakey behavior, unseemly exit and steroid use, and warmly embrace him? Or will he be showered in boos?

Jay-Z SUES David Ortiz: 40/40 Nightclub Name Dispute Sparks Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Jay-Z and a business partner are suing slugger David Ortiz, claiming the Boston Red Sox star named his Dominican nightclub after the ...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Not a bad debut. Red Sox rookie Daniel Nava hit a grand slam Saturday against Philadelphia on the first very pitch he ever saw in the Major Leagues.

Strategy Without Execution Is an Illusion

Buck Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Buck Goldstein

A series of interviews has caused us to conclude that the key to turning research universities into true engines of innovation is not only big ideas but also day-to-day execution.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Winning pays big dividends. Butler coach Brad Stevens signs a 12 year contract through 2022. By then he'll be 45 years old.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Iceland has passed a new law banning strip clubs. And as Dwight Perry points out in the Seattle Times, "There went Reykjavik's hopes of ever landing a pro sports franchise."

Loving Baseball Cards, Then Loving Baseball

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

My son already has over 400 cards (I know that, because he keeps a running count and makes sure I'm constantly updated) and they are, right now, among his most treasured possessions.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The 2010 baseball season began last night with the Red Sox beating the Yankees 9-7 at Fenway Park. There are 13 more openers today.

RIP Chan Ho Park's Beard

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Disgrasian

Opening Day of baseball began with a moment of silence for the death of... ...Chan Ho Park's Beard. Oh, Chan Ho Park's Beard. We hardly knew you....

Josh Beckett Contract Extension: Red Sox Sign Beckett Through 2014

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — The Red Sox appear to have the top of their rotation set for the next five years. The rest of it is in pretty good shape, too. The Red...

Why Instant Replay Is Unnecessary

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

As awful as it was seeing Raul Valdes give up a walk-off grand slam on Wednesday night, I think it's fair to say that most of baseball's attention was focused on Armando Galarraga and his near-perfect game.

Baseball Has Lost Some of Its Soul

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
William Astore

I despair at the way money and media and mercenary players have invaded the game and changed its character from a pastime to a business.

Bernie Carbo: I Was On Drugs During World Series

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Bernie Carbo was nearly a World Series hero. Facing elimination and a three-run deficit in the 8th inning of Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, the Red ...

New York Times Sells Partial Stake In Boston Red Sox

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The New York Times Co. has sold a small piece of a company that owns the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park and other sports properties. He...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's New Jersey Nets will not be the worst team in NBA history. They managed their 10th win last night against San Antonio.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is it possible? Is the choke in? The Boston Bruins blew a 3 games to none lead to Philadelphia. Could the Boston Celtics be doing the same to Orlando?

Tell the Truth, Nominee Kagan: Red Sox Supporter, or Yankee Hater?

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

Are you comfortable with a baseball fan waffler helping decide our nation's most pressing issues? Are there more pressing issues?

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Washington Wizards win the #1 pick in the NBA draft lottery. Despite having the worst record in the league, the Nets will draft 3rd.

Ryan Westmoreland Brain Surgery: Red Sox Prospect To Undergo Treatment

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Red Sox minor league outfielder Ryan Westmoreland will undergo brain surgery after being diagnosed with a cavernous ma...