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  • Steinberg: NBA is back, but several mistakes were made

    The NBA and its players finally reached accord on a new collective bargaining agreement last week. The season is scheduled to begin on Christmas Day. The cost has been massive to owners, players and employees at the venues. Lost television revenue is...
  • Zambrano still doesn't get it

    Zambrano still doesn't get it
    Suspended lunatic Carlos Zambrano said he has been “climbing mountains, running on the beach and exercising hard so that I can arrive at spring training in optimal shape.’’ Now? Now he’s focusing on getting in shape? Why didn&...
  • Baseball can't fix divisions until it fixes the DH

    I don’t know why it came up now, maybe because we’re less than a week away from interleague play, but there talk of baseball realignment. Trib baseball colleague Phil Rogers details a lot of it here, but the general idea is to create two 15-...
  • Easier to reach: 600 homers or 3,000 hits?

    PEDs make a difference Mark Emery The Morning Call Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
  • Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up

    Coffee Companion (8/9): Ravens sign Ricky; O's cough one up
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.   Running it back:...
  • Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour

    Village idiots rejoice: Another Zambrano apology tour
    I believe Carlos Zambrano. When he told Comcast SportsNet that only about three teammates contacted him after he was placed on the We’re Sick Of You List, I believe him. Everything else is a crock. No, wait, I believe Zambrano when he says he...
  • McConnell's mission of faith and baseball

    When the bus pulled to a stop in the village near the south-central coast of the Dominican Republic, it was surrounded instantly by dozens of mostly shirtless and shoeless youngsters. They banged on the sides and rocked the bus in joyful anticipation,...
  • Steinberg: NBA can learn from NFL

    The NBA lockout drags on with games canceled this week. On Tuesday a federal mediator will meet with the sides in New York. A mediator is not someone empowered to force the sides to compromise — as in binding arbitration. Good mediators are skilled...
  • No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013. No players...
  • Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'

    Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'
    One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind. I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...