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Why Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Is Dead Wrong About Stephen Strasburg

Lisa Swan |
08.17.2012
Stephen Strasburg may be riding high as a fantasy baseball phenom and a possible National League Cy Young candidate with a 14-5 record and a 2.91 ERA at press time, but there is... ...read more

MasterCard Yankees Ad Makes Being a Free-Spending Sap Look Cool

Lisa Swan |
08.07.2011
In this economy, would you give away dozens of New York Yankees tickets worth around $125 each to fellow fans of your team, just so they could think you’re the man? That... ...read more

Buck Showalter Pulls a Rex Ryan in Taking Shots at Derek Jeter and Theo Epstein

Lisa Swan |
03.24.2011
It’s on. In an interview for the April issue of Men’s Journal magazine, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter took shots at not one but two American League East s... ...read more

Is Sportswriter T.J. Simers the Biggest Bully in Baseball?

Lisa Swan |
03.22.2011
Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers is raising eyebrows with a bullying, vitriolic column about new Los Angeles Dodger player Marcus Thames that’s over the top,... ...read more
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Why Hank Aaron Owes Alex Rodriguez an Apology

Lisa Swan |
02.27.2011
In a New York Post interview in Sunday’s paper, baseball legend Hank Aaron lashed out at Alex Rodriguez, criticizing him for supposedly saying “he had a great winter... ...read more

How Derek Jeter Lost, Both in Money and in Reputation

Lisa Swan |
12.05.2010
Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees finally agreed on a new contract. But make no mistake. The Yankees, not Jeter, won this contract negotiation nearly as thoroughly as the Tex... ...read more

What If A-Rod Hadn’t Opted Out?

Lisa Swan |
11.27.2010
Derek Jeter is a free agent for the first time, and the New York Yankees shortstop is reportedly looking for a payday anywhere between $22-25 million a year, and between four an... ...read more

Casey Close, Derek Jeter’s Agent, Turns Negotiations Into Parody

Lisa Swan |
11.22.2010
Derek Jeter’s agent Casey Close sounded like something out of a sports satire site this week when he compared his client to Babe Ruth and said that the shortstop’s s... ...read more

Little Ron Washington: Greatest Halloween Costume Ever

Lisa Swan |
11.01.2010
Forget the Texas Rangers having two presidents — George Herbert Walker Bush, and George W. Bush — to throw out the first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series. The... ...read more
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What’s the Deal With Brian Wilson’s Beard? God Only Knows

Lisa Swan |
10.28.2010
San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson isn’t just a great reliever. He also has a bizarre beard, a mohawk, a wardrobe of wacky outfits, and a strange friend known only ... ...read more

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