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RIP Bob Einstein, Mean Gene, The Captain. Mariners get Yusei Kikuchi plus NFL Curling

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EL BARRIO, EL FALLS: I can’t tell you guys how hard I had to work to come up with these topics today. The first one was easy but the final two had me really searching. I always wanted to do an Angry Ward and talk about movies or something else but I decided to persevere […]

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From The Vault Friday: Clearing Buckner of Biggest Choke in Sports History

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BOSTON, MA – With the year 2016 marking the 30th anniversary of what make call the Biggest Choke in Sports History – the Red Sox losing the 1986 World Series to the New York Mets – we thought it appropriate to revisit the scene of the crime… or actually, revisit the revisit of the scene […]

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NBA Finals, LeBron, Steph? Sure, I get it. Hope Solo? Hope Not!

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EAST PALO ALTO, CA – I’ve made my distaste for ESPN known in the past. Among the reasons I much prefer watching the MLB Network, or NBA Network, etc is that I just don’t give a crap about any of these other “fad” or trendy sports and I don’t understand much about them either. Every […]

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Spring Training Guest Instructors Barry Bonds, Jim Leyritz and the Great Piazza!

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GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE – One of the grand traditions of Cactus and Grapefruit League action is that often Spring Training Guest Instructors are brought in mostly as a gimmick by teams looking for… what? An image boost? Star power? Connecting to older fans? Unique expertise from a former player?  I’m not entirely sure what these Guest Instructors do bring […]

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HEALTHY DOSE OF REALITY

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – We watched the President’s address of the nation, Congress and Mattville last night and visions, other than those of sugar plum fairies, danced through our heads. Before we delve into those visions/hallucinations, let us get the obvious out of the way: O-Bam is one helluva speaker. The guy could charm the pants […]

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