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Imperfect Game

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John O'Kane

Corporations hijack the sport from the public, rename the parks after themselves, and tap the treasuries for the stockholders, leaving local budgets strapped. Sound familiar?

Joe Mauer Contract Extension? Twins Reportedly Reach 10-Year Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Joe Mauer has agreed to an 8-year contract with the Minnesota Twins. February 1: WCCO reported this afternoon that Joe Mauer and the Min...

Home Field Disadvantage

Ted Goeglein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ted Goeglein

The Cubs' old pile of bricks stinks of inebriated resignation. It's time for Wrigley Field to be gutted of the past and rebuilt for the future.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The L.A. Clippers TV announcers were suspended for one game after making fun of Memphis Center Hamed Haddadi. Among other things they said, "You're sure he's not Borat's older brother?"

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Joe Torre used to say about the 1996 Yankees that "everyone wants to be the hero, but no one wants to talk about it." Left unsaid in sports is that nobody wants to be the goat.

Hey Fans! Iiiiiiiit's the Fake Michael Kay On Twitter! Who But!

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

For my money, there was one unsung hero, one key player, that transformed the New York Yankees from a third place team in 2008 to World Series champs in '09.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you have a friend in Detroit, give him/her a "hug." If the economy and the Lions aren't bad enough, the Tigers became the first team in history to blow a 3 game lead with 4 games to play.

It's Time to Realize that Every Baseball Player is a Steroids Suspect

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

A modern fan can never trust that he or she is watching an honestly competitive game, nor that the statistical records that the baseball fan closely follows are even remotely legitimate.