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Joe Maddon

Sport and Society for Arete - Sport is the Thing

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.09.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

At certain times on the calendar the volume and quality of sport on offer to fans and competitors alike overflows the capacity for any single person to absorb. It is an embarrassment of riches and at present we are in the midst of one such bonanza of events. Where to begin?

Sport and Society for Arete -- Spring Training Optimism

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.15.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

This spring the expectations for the Chicago Cubs are through the roof. For the last several days I have been in Arizona where Cub fans are swarming over Phoenix filled with an air of confidence.

Kris Bryant: 'Sometimes Batting Practice Is A Bad Thing'

The Huffington Post | Julian McWilliams | Posted 12.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Manager Joe Maddon and his Chicago Cubs became a fan favorite this year for their loose style of play, an anomaly in baseball. When 2015 National Leag...

The Cubs' Maddon Tells it Like it is for Kids' Coaches

Fred Engh | Posted 11.03.2015 | Parents
Fred Engh

During our organization's interview with Joe Maddon, he made a statement about the importance of letting ALL kids on a team have the opportunity to play. He said: "Understand everybody plays, all right, everybody plays! If the kid is on the team, he plays."

Jordan Schultz

Evan Longoria Charts His Own Path, On And Off The Baseball Diamond

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.10.2015 | Sports

When Evan Longoria's second child was born in November 2014, he was not near his fiancee in St. Petersburg, Florida. Instead, Longoria was on the othe...

New Cubs Manager Orders A Round Of Drinks At His Press Conference, Will Fit In Just Fine

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports

The Chicago Cubs have a new manager: Joe Maddon. Judging by his introductory press conference, he's going to fit in just fine. At the conclusion o...

Rays Manager Is Sick Of The Jeter Love At Home Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon doesn't seem to be enjoying Derek Jeter's farewell tour. The New York Yankees' longtime Captain, who is retiring at ...

Rays Manager Invites Fans To 'Win Or Weep Party'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

Win or lose, Joe Maddon was going to remain popular with Rays fans on Tuesday night. Well, win or lose, he was going to be popular with Rays fans in t...

In the City That Inspired Arizona's 'Papers, Please' Immigration Law, A Crosscultural Movement Emerges

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Ian Reifowitz

He came to believe that Hazleton's immigrants, and the city itself, needed more than services. It needed to build bridges between immigrants and the native-born, whites and Latinos. It needed a real and shared sense of community.

Joe Maddon vs. Umpire Part II

Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon and umpire Marty Foster clashed again on Tuesday night after Sean Rodriguez was called out at home on a safety squee...

Introduce Yourself: The 2012 Tampa Bay Rays

Posted 04.06.2012 | Sports

By Martin Burke, Bugs And Cranks The 2012 Tampa Bay Rays are the most feared team in Rays history. From the constantly stoned look of Jeremy Helli...

Baseball Manager Gives Interview Wearing Football Helmet

Posted 10.22.2011 | Sports

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Raheem Morris dawned a Rays uniform in the Spring to guest manage the team, now Joe Maddon is returning the favor, alt...