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Selig's Latest Vision for Destroying Baseball Tradition

Eric Trager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Trager

According to Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is weighing a plan to realign baseball's divisions -- sort of.

Do We Need Affirmative Action Admissions at NBA Games?

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Coleman

I am puzzled as to why there are almost no African American fans in the audience at NBA playoff games. Where are other middle class African Americans like me who could purchase a ticket?

What Scott Brown Knew In 2010 and Barack Obama Knew In 2008

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

This past Tuesday night, the politics of positioning beat the politics of branding. As it frequently does. Scott Brown figured it would. As Barack Obama did in 2008.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Shaq becomes the 5th NBA player to reach 28,000 points. Shaq said if he didn't miss so many free throws he'd be at 30,000 by now.

How About Them Red Sox?

Marie C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marie C. Wilson

The way the Red Sox represent the psyche of a state is known to all. This is not state-specific. Sports play a huge role in politics and life. And that's where Coakley dropped the ball.

Carlton Fisk: Mark McGwire's Claims That Steroids Didn't Affect Home Runs 'A Crock'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago White Sox catcher and Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk had some not-so-nice things to say about steroid abusers in baseball Tuesday, calling ...

Tuesday's Five Lessons for the Democrats

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

On Tuesday, the Bay State shook Capitol Hill to its core. Here are the five lessons Democrats should learn from this special election.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Jets were the only road team to win this weekend. Improbably, they are just one win away from Super Bowl XLIV. Plenty of subplots.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This just in, the Giants finally register a sack... defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan is fired.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Tag Heuer watches said yesterday they'll continue with Tiger Woods because his personal life isn't their business. Later in the day it apparently became their business.

Joe Mauer: A $300 Million Dollar Man

Michael Pina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Pina

A $300 million dollar perfect storm is brewing. One that will help the rich get richer and keep the poor mucking around their farm systems.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Are the Knicks interested in 34-year old free agent Allen Iverson? His best days are behind him, so the answer is probably yes.

What's Wrong With Baseball? Money, to Start With

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

Major league baseball players simply make far, far too much money for the good of the game and its fans.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

In Monday night football, the Giants awaken and roll over Washington 45-12. Where was this team all season?

Most Memorable Games Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

As the decade comes to a close, we've looked back at some of the most memorable games and sporting events since 2000. Below is our list of the most un...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Ireland's demand is rejected that their World Cup qualifying loss to France be replayed. France won the game thanks to a handball. Baseball umpires are relieved that for once it wasn't their fault.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's a mess in Washington and we're not talking politics, it's the Redskins. The organization is blaming the media -- if it would stop printing the NFL standings, fans would have no idea the team stinks.

Ted Williams Head: How SI and the Mainstream Sports Media Gave John Henry Williams a Bum Rap

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Let us finally put to rest one myth: Ted Williams was not frozen by his evil son, John Henry Williams.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Collected here are my Top 5 best and worst sports stories of the year.

John Lackey, Red Sox Nearing Agreement

ESPN Boston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

John Lackey traveled to Boston for a physical exam Monday, and a baseball source said the Red Sox are making progress toward an agreement with the fre...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

There will never be another feel good football story out of Hofstra like wide receiver Wayne Chrebet overcoming all odds to make the Jets. Hofstra has eliminated football.

Yanks Spending Money -- The American Way

Bruce Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce Tenenbaum

Read the sports pages today and you'll find a whole lot of jealous Yankee haters moaning and whining about the Yankees' payroll. But business is the business of America.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A golfer in South Carolina went to retrieve his ball from a pond. An alligator bit off part of his arm. Your wet ball just isn't that valuable.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

And then there was one. The Saints were beaten by the Cowboys for their first loss of the season. That leaves the Indianapolis Colts as the only undefeated team in the NFL at 14-0.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

California Congressman Joe Baca says forget about that legislation that he proposed to honor Tiger Woods with a Congressional Gold Medal. Good call, Joe.