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Washington Nationals in first place despite struggles of their star outfielder
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Tue, 27 May 2014
Somehow, Henrik Lundqvist hasn't been the hot goalie for an entire postseason. This could be the year.
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Fri, 23 May 2014
You might know that the soccer career of Landon Donovan has been a particularly stark blend of shadow and light, brilliantly bright moments like his earth-shattering goal against Algeria in the World Cup four years ago and gray days when he was not even sure he wanted to keep playing.
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Wed, 21 May 2014
The real luck isn’t in getting the No. 1 pick. The real luck is getting the No. 1 pick in the RIGHT YEAR.
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Mon, 19 May 2014
For more than 100 years, people have used won-loss records to determine the best pitchers. That's not great policy but hey, if we're going to do it, how about we come up with a won-loss record for the 21st century? Enter: The Tango.
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Mon, 19 May 2014

Don't call it a comeback. Michael Phelps rediscovered the joy of swimming while retired. He's not trying to overcomplicate it.

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Sat, 17 May 2014
Baseball is on pace for more shutouts this year than any season in the history of the game. But the problem isn't the lack of scoring. It's the lack of action.
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Fri, 16 May 2014
Field of Dreams has been losing ground. Is there still enough magic in the moonlight for us to love such an openly mawkish movie?
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Wed, 14 May 2014
Jose Abreu's great start has put him in some very interesting historical company.
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Tue, 13 May 2014
The Biogenesis nightmare is a magnificent thought puzzle featuring slimy people from all walks of life. If you have a notebook handy, I’ll get you started and you can play along.
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Mon, 12 May 2014
Joe Posnanski on the best pitcher he's ever seen ... and so much more.
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Mon, 12 May 2014
We now have a scale to measure this -- The Intentional Walk Rage System -- and Ron Washington darn near broke it yesterday
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Sun, 11 May 2014
The Kansas City Royals have hit 14 home runs in their first 36 games this year. That is not just the worst home run rate in baseball by far in 2014, it’s among the worst in recent baseball history.
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Sat, 10 May 2014
1. Ninety-nine percent of baseball fans believe that ball absolutely should have been caught. And … 2. Ninety-nine percent of baseball fans believe it should not be ruled an error because neither guy touched the ball. This is the stupidity of errors in 21st Century America.
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Fri, 9 May 2014
All intentional walks stink. Some, however, stink worse than others. As a service, Joe Posnanski has created the Intentional Walk Rage System to gauge these things. Ned Yost darn near broke the think last night.
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Fri, 9 May 2014

Johnny Manziel may be a star. He may bomb. Nobody knows. But at least he makes the Browns interesting again.

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