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Getting calls right is important, but so is getting lost in emotional ebbs and flows of the game
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Fri, 18 April 2014

We all want to get calls right. But have we reached the point where replay is taking away from our enjoyment of the game?

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Sat, 12 April 2014

Phil and Tiger should've had a Masters rivalry for the ages, but it never quite materialized. That seems strange.

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Fri, 11 April 2014

Twenty-two years ago a talented young golfer played in his first Masters. Now he returns to Augusta only to sell merchandise.

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Wed, 9 April 2014
The Kansas City Royals have not hit a home run all season. That’s seven games, that’s pretty rare stuff.
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Tue, 8 April 2014
Henry Aaron is NOT The Home Run King. That sounds like I’m going to follow with some rant about Barry Bonds breaking his record and how terrible that was … but I’m not. My thought here has nothing to do with that. Henry Aaron is not the Home Run King because that silly title would do nothing but diminish his greatness.
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Tue, 8 April 2014

The seed didn't matter. Neither did the opponents. Shabazz Napier told UConn in January they would be champions. He was right.

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Mon, 7 April 2014
If the people in power now want to have some say, they need to start looking at things in a grown-up way.
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Mon, 7 April 2014

Aaron Harrison is on a tear, hearkening back to David Thompson's charmed march through the tournament.

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Sun, 6 April 2014

ARLINGTON, Tex. – Let’s take a look at the power of one shot. Eleven minutes into Saturday’s national semifinal game, Florida led Connecticut 16-4 and the game seemed more or less over. The Huskies had FOUR POINTS. They were on pace to score 15 for the game. In that moment, it was all but impossible to imagine Connecticut scoring enough points to actually win.

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Sat, 5 April 2014

Supremely talented and extraordinarily driven, John Calipari works the system to its title-winning finest. And who can blame him for that?

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Fri, 4 April 2014

Tom Watson's not worried about Tiger. The Ryder Cup captain has other things on his mind, like clothing.

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Wed, 2 April 2014
Joe Posnanski picks the Royals to win the division for the 17th consecutive season.
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Tue, 1 April 2014
Opening Day in Cincinnati went pretty much according to plan and tradition, except for one thing: The home team lost.
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Mon, 31 March 2014
Joe Posnanski tells the story of the man who hit .400 with 72 homers in The Home Run Summer of '54.
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Mon, 31 March 2014
The Red Sox's spirits are high as they embark on their title defense with a new face in center field.

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