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Washington Nationals in first place despite struggles of their star outfielder
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Wed, 21 August 2013
This is about the Philadelphia Phillies, but let’s start with the Chiefs. I have always been fascinated by the Kansas City Chiefs of the 1970s. You probably know that the Chiefs of the late 1960s and early 1970s were among the best teams in football. They played in Super Bowl I, and they won Super…
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Mon, 19 August 2013
A lot of people are talking about the awesomeness of Miguel Cabrera … and rightfully so. He’s the best hitter on earth right now. I love watching the guy hit baseballs. Thing is, I heard someone on television the other day say something like: “I’ve never seen a better hitter than Miguel Cabrera.” And I…
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Sat, 17 August 2013
What is it good for? Joe Posnanski has some beef with how it will shape the AL MVP race.
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Fri, 16 August 2013

Already late in replay reform, MLB's proposed challenge system is a very poorly conceived idea.

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Thu, 15 August 2013
How can one understand the unrivaled level of passion Premier League fans boast for their clubs and sport? View it through their eyes.
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Wed, 14 August 2013

So you're looking to pick a Premier League side, but you don't know which is the best fit? Joe Posnanski breaks them down, club by club, giving reason why you should pick that side.

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Wed, 14 August 2013
I didn’t realize it at the time, but the late 1970s was an amazing time for young baseball players. I’m arbitrarily choosing 23-and-younger as “young” — but with that age in mind, the late 1970s gave us Hall of Famers Eddie Murray, Andre Dawson, Paul Molitor, Gary Carter, Robin Yount, Ozzie Smith and some pretty…
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Tue, 13 August 2013

Finding it tricky to navigate the Premier League waters? NBCSports.com columnist Joe Posnanski took a trip to London to help become your guide for the new season.

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Thu, 8 August 2013

A stacked lineup, young flame throwers and smart acquisitions not adding up for Washington.

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Wed, 7 August 2013

Bryce Harper broke an unwritten rule Tuesday night. Johnny Manziel allegedly broke a written NCAA rule. Both rules are widely considered bad rules. So who's right?

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Mon, 5 August 2013
Like it or not, MLB is making an example of Alex Rodriguez.
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Mon, 5 August 2013

GRAND RIVER, Ohio -- The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins played in the Hall of Fame Game Sunday night, of course, and those two teams used to represent something in the NFL. Well, they still represent something, though it tends to be something like confusion or underachieving or … well, everyone knows about the Cowboys' rise and fall. There’s no escaping the Dallas Cowboys.

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Fri, 2 August 2013
Pro football has come a long way since its creation and the HOF captures it perfectly.
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Thu, 1 August 2013

It's hard to imagine that Alex Rodriguez was once considered a superhero and one of the greatest ballplayers of all time. Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

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Wed, 31 July 2013
This fascinating interview of Tino Martinez by Kenny Rosenthal reminds me again that I planned years ago to write a book called “Moneyball.” Obviously it was going to be nothing at all like Michael Lewis’ classic. The idea was to write about the late 1990s Kansas City Royals and their, um, rather awkward efforts to…

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