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Yankees Edge Cubs in Tanaka Sweepstakes

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As always, the Major League Baseball offseason has brought about several marquee free agent races. In December, former New York Yankee and perennial All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano signed with the Seattle Mariners for a 10-year deal worth a whopping $240 million, making it the fourth-largest contract in MLB history. Although the Yankees missed out more »

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Not Cocky, Just Confident

There is something to be said for humble baseball players. Guys who do not run their mouths or act like they are the greatest man to ever walk on a diamond, but simply go out every day and play ball. I have always been a supporter of someone who lets his play do the talking, more »

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McDonald’s, the NFL and MLB

Forbes says that every day, despite the fact that healthier options exist, McDonalds serves 47 million people worldwide.  McDonald’s has mastered the art of figuring out and then giving people what they want.  Just like McDonald’s, the NFL is constantly trying to tweak its product to maximize profits.  Because of this aggressive business plan, the more »

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What We Have Learned So Far

By: Grayson Schmidt More than any other sport, baseball is a sport of patience. This holds true as a player, and as a fan. 162 games is a long (almost too long) season and since we are only two weeks in, overreaction should be kept to a minimum. Baseball is a streaky game and a more »

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Hot topics in the Valley of the Sun

For the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of traveling west to the Martian land of Arizona to attend Spring Training for my beloved Chicago Cubs. No matter the final standings from 2012, Spring Training is a magical time for every team. Previous victories and defeats are washed away, and for a few brief more »

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The Marlins Fans’ Declaration of Independence

We hold this truth to be self-evident, that Jeffrey Loria is the worst owner in baseball. We acknowledge that he is endowed by his money and position with certain rights, among which is the power to run the baseball team he owns any way he sees fit. However, in order to secure those rights, expectations more »

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Verlander, Detroit Will Get Their Rings

Justin Verlander fires a pitch against Oakland. Credit to Marcio Jose Sanchez/The Associated Press.

Cheyne Reiter says it is Justin Verlander’s time. Read his take on the World Series. Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez/The Associated Press

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Talkin’ with Tyler

Talkin with Tyler

Tyler Tjelmeland and Jordan Kabialis discuss the horrendous postseason performance by the New York Yankees and what lies ahead for the Bronx Bombers.

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Tuesday Tirade: Oct. 16

Tuesday-Tirade

After multiple blown calls in the MLB Postseason, Jordan Kabialis thinks it’s finally time to expand instant replay.

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Odd Feeling after White Sox Collapse

By Nick Szafranski I can’t explain the feeling I have after this Chicago White Sox collapse. The feeling is not one of depression, or one of overwhelming disappointment. It’s not one of searing anger or complete bewilderment either. It should be though right? The White Sox transformation from a seemingly postseason-bound squad to irrelevance was more »

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