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The Original Boy of Summer Belongs in Cooperstown

Robert Miraldi | Posted 07.23.2014 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.

Jordan Schultz

What Comes Next For The Thunder?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

You don't have to look far back to remember when the Oklahoma City Thunder was the darling of the NBA. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the scoring...

Jordan Schultz

Kevin Durant On Pace For First Ever MVP

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

The NBA season has reached its midway point, and here's what we know: Miami and Indiana are on a collision course in the Eastern Conference, and the p...

First Nighter: 'Bronx Bombers' Fields Yogi Berra Well Enough

David Finkle | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Eric Simonson, who gets his kicks writing plays about sports figures, is jumping the gun on Valentine's Day by sending a lavish Broadway card to now 88-year-old Yogi Berra.

Reggie Jackson On Big Papi: 'There's Only One Mr. October'

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Baseball Hall of Famer and former New York Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson sat down Thursday with HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill to talk about his ...

Reggie On A-Rod: 'He's My Friend'

Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

Decades removed from his tempestuous time with the New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson is aware that his mouth can still get him into trouble. The Hall o...

What Does Carlos Beltran's Great Post-Season Play Mean?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.09.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Beltran's post-season credentials are a product of his strong play, but also of the era in which he played. When baseball moved to the expanded playoff system following the 1993 season, it pro-actively sought to change how its past is viewed.

Major League Baseball Is Making an Error With Instant Replay

Seth Swirsky | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Seth Swirsky

Part of the fun of the game is watching a manager argue with an umpire who he feels made a bad call. It's exciting to see a manager thrown out of a ball game. It's one of the things that gets fans "up" in a game. With Instant Replay it becomes a much calmer, less exciting game.

Is It Time to Get Rid of the All-Star Game?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Expanding the size of the All-Star Game roster, using a designated hitter and tinkering with how the roster is selected are all ways Major League Baseball has tried to ensure that the All-Star Game remains interesting for fans. These innovations have not achieved that goal.

Three Home Runs in a World Series -- This Time, Without Racism

Judy Farah | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports
Judy Farah

It didn't take long for someone to bring up his name as soon as Pablo Sandoval slammed his third home run in the first game of the World Series. Reggie Jackson. And it didn't take long for it to trigger the biggest regret of my life.

What's in a Name?

Sam Sommers | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Sam Sommers

Names matter. Whenever we hear one, we draw a wide range of assumptions about the individual person (or item) in question. Just ask the fish merchant whose stroke of naming genius turned the undesirable Patagonian toothfish into the haute cuisine Chilean sea bass.

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Len Berman | Posted 09.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman said Reggie Jackson wasn't banned by the Yankees, and he could be back with the team as early as Friday.

Has Reggie Gone Too Far?

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees have told Mr. October to stay away this summer. The Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse...

FLASHBACK: Reggie Jackson vs. Billy Martin At Fenway

Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports

The New York Yankees are one of the most storied organizations in all of sports and few chapters in the team's history are as thrilling and contentiou...

Collecting and Letting Go of My Friend's Dirty Laundry

Steven White | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports
Steven White

Given the collection I have amassed of sweat stained caps, grass stained pants and dirty shirts with other men's last names emblazoned on the backs, it was a difficult charge to refute.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.29.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Did you hear the one about the two old guys fighting? Former CFL players Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca went at it because of something that happened in a game 48 years ago!

Reggie Jackson Says Former Manager Was Anti-Semitic

AP | By BEN WALKER | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

-- Reggie Jackson heard Billy Martin use racial and anti-Semitic remarks then, and felt it was time to talk about them now. "You need to set the rec...

Albert Pujols' Game 3 Performance Was One for the Ages

Danny Groner | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Pujols gave Reggie Jackson a run for the title of "Mr. October," and has sports commentators basking in the slugger's glory. Just how good was this performance?

Today In World Series History

Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

Santa Claus will always be the talk of December. And everybody knows November is reserved for turkeys. But October? Well, there's only one Mr. October...

Baseball's Error: No Marvin Miller in the Hall of Fame

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Forget steroids. Forget Frank McCourt's mismanagement of the Dodgers. The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude.

8 Amazing MLB All-Star Game Performances

Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

On the heels of a very memorable Home Run Derby, in which Robinson Cano hit a record 12 home runs in the final round to win the contest, the 2011 All-...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft: Risers And Sliders

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports

Here is a brief look at some of the latest risers and sliders going into tonight's NBA Draft. Guys sliding fast: Josh Selby, 20 - Kansas: Incred...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft 2011: Breaking Down Five Under-The-Radar Point Guards

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports

Contrary to popular belief, it's not all about the lottery or even the first round when the NBA convenes for its annual draft on June 23. Everyone...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's Preakness mascot is Kegasus, half man, half horse. The whole idea is to draw "party animals." Let's see, music, lots of beer and a bikini contest. And you wonder why ticket sales are up 17%?

Reggie Jackson: Jets Should 'Shut Up, Play Football'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson is tired of the trash-talk coming from the New York Jets and expressed his frustration on a Thursday appearance...