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  1. this! is! jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer’s Post-Jeopardy! Move? Major League Baseball, Maybe.One team is interested in the megachamp’s services.
  2. games
    The Era of the Old Athlete Is OverWhen did every sport become obsessed with youth?
  3. games
    Why the MLB Off-season Explains Our Response to the Mueller InvestigationWe see the trees, but not the forest; we see so many atoms that we barely react when the bomb hits.
  4. games
    Hardly Anyone Knows Mike Trout, the Greatest Baseball Player of All TimeOur generation’s Mickey Mantle is going to play his whole career in total obscurity.
  5. games
    Baseball’s New Rock N’ Jock EraHow much should a sport try to change?
  6. games
    If You Could Play Any Sport, Which One Should You Choose?(I don’t think it’s football or baseball.)
  7. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  8. games
    It Looks Like We Are Now, Officially, Over Steroid PanicWhat were we even freaking out about in the first place?
  9. games
    Nobody’s Going to Sports in Person Anymore. And No One Seems to Care.Which may be because it’s all by design.
  10. games
    The Sports World Needs Its #MeToo MomentUnfortunately, when fans don’t care, executives certainly won’t.
  11. sports
    Why I’m Excited for Baseball’s 2018 Opening DayHopefully #MeToo leads to change in Major League Baseball.
  12. games
    Baseball’s Very Tepid Offseason Is Finally OverWhy was there so much less free-agent activity this year? Moneyball.
  13. select all
    A Guy Called wetbutt23 Scooped the Mainstream Media on Big Baseball NewsBooty, booty, booty, booty, scoopin’ everywhere.
  14. games
    New York Sports Fans Have Learned to Love the Fire Sale and Embrace LosingFor one season, anyway.
  15. oh canada!
    Tenors Apologize for Singing ‘All Lives Matter’The group lays the fault on a “lone wolf” who they have since suspended.
  16. the sports section
    MLB Adopts New Sliding RulesCan’t just take out the fielder.
  17. the sports section
    The Cardinals’ Hacking Scandal Has Brought Sports Into the Surveillance EraAfter a century or more of semi-comic continuity, cheating has changed.
  18. the sports section
    Can Baseball’s New Commissioner Actually Change the Game?For Rob Manfred, the clock starts now.
  19. Concessions Made
    8 Absolutely Outrageous Concession Foods for the 2015 Baseball SeasonA nine-patty, 2,200-calorie burger is the warm-up pitch.
  20. Bloody Murder
    Blame the Minnesota Twins for This Bloody Mary Garnished With a Slice of ColdHaven’t their poor fans been through enough already?
  21. profile
    Are the Mets Big Enough for Matt Harvey?The next New York–size super sports star is finally back on the mound.
  22. Batter Up
    The Texas Rangers’ Fried-Everything Booth Sounds Like the Craziest StadiumChicken-fried corn-on-the-cob and something called a “S’mOreo.”
  23. the sports section
    What Bud Selig Hath Wrought — and Not Just in BaseballHe forever changed what it means to be a sports commissioner.
  24. sports
    Bryan Cranston’s Baseball One-Man Show Is a Beautiful DisasterSports jokes.
  25. Beer Me
    Stadium’s Self-Serve Beer Machines Pour Bud Light on DemandYou buy it by the ounce.
  26. the sports section
    The Worst Slurs in Sports, Ranked by PunishmentHow professional sports leagues respond to offensive words and gestures.
  27. the sports section
    With 2014 Suspension, A-Rod Joins ArmstrongBud Selig gets his man.
  28. scandal-stained wretches
    Alex Rodriguez’s Juicy Lawsuit Against MLBHe’s seeking unspecified damages for having his reputation destroyed.
  29. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Happy Birthday, Matt KempTake a Fashion Month break with this sportsman.
  30. MLB Will Seek Suspensions for A-Rod, Twenty Other Players in PED ScandalBiogenesis clinic founder Tony Bosch is cooperating with the investigation.
  31. male gaze
    Male Gaze: David Wright’s Manly StubbleThis captain swings bats for a living.
  32. Wagers
    Marc Vetri Bets on a Phillies WinIf all goes as expected, the Phils will win, and Vetri’s going to have dinner at Eleven Madison Park.
  33. media
    Fox, Cablevision Both Want You to Panic About Losing Your Sports, Bones RerunsForget the NLCS. What about those two re-broadcasts of ‘Seinfeld’ every night??
  34. the sports section
    Why Making the Playoffs Wasn’t the Best Part of Last Night’s Yankees WinAt least, not for A-Rod.
  35. imaginary conversations
    Inside the Obama Team’s First-Pitch PreparationThe planning, the practice pitches … the conspiracy.
  36. the sports section
    Once Again, All-Star Picks Favor New YorkAnd somewhat delusionally, in the case of the Mets.
  37. the sports section
    Mark Teixeira Might Just Make Himself a Real Yankee YetLast night’s burst of emotion was just another sign of an emerging Yankee character.
  38. the sports section
    Leitch: Where Does Teixeira Fit Into the Yankees’ Fantastically Overpaid Four?Team fans are rejoicing. But what about fans of baseball in general?
  39. the sports section
    Hal Steinbrenner Triumphs Over Brother Hank!Prince Hal wins! The cool and calculating younger son seizes control of the Yankees from his blustering brother Hank!
  40. the sports section
    Pirates’ Renewed Deal With Pedro Alvarez Marks the Inwood Native’s First MLB ScoreIt looks like the Horace Mann–educated slugger has taken his smarts into the boardroom and won a better contract with the Pirates — and maybe changed baseball in the process.
  41. the sports section
    So Why Is the MLB Network Moving to Harlem?A desire to have a studio in New York City proper might not be the only factor here.
  42. the sports section
    Mets Slide Into First, But Is It Too Soon for Hope?Thanks to David Wright’s two-run homer last night, the Mets are tied with the Phillies for first in the NL East. But wait, doesn’t this feel familiar?
  43. the sports section
    Jason Giambi’s Mustache Has Been Vanquished!Despite the Yankees’ massive mustache push, the Bronx Bomber didn’t make it into the All-Star Game.
  44. the sports section
    Jason Giambi’s Mustache: Already OverhypedThe Yankees are pushing for Giambi to get into the All-Star Game, and their main strategy is all ‘stache.
  45. the sports section
    ‘Post’ Revels in Mets Manager’s Potty MouthDid Jerry Manuel call Shea fans a big pile of manure? The city’s tabloids disagree.
  46. the sports section
    Willie Randolph’s ‘Daily News’ Confessional: Class Act or Cry for Help?The fired Mets manager goes into exhaustive detail over his final days with the team. We’re just not sure why.
  47. the sports section
    Chris Smith: What Randolph RepresentedThe Mets hired Willie Randolph because of what he had come to represent. Four years later, that’s why they fired him, too.
  48. the sports section
    Hank Steinbrenner: More ‘Onion’-Like Every DaySee if you can tell which of these quotes is real, and which are from the ‘Onion.’
  49. the sports section
    Oye Johan Va!Johan Santana’s opening day debut with the Mets was solid but not mind-blowing. But that doesn’t stop the sports press from losing their heads.
  50. photo op
    Yankee Stadium: The Long Good-byeAnd so it begins: the final season in the old Yankee stadium (built in 1923) begins today. The first regular game, against the Blue Jays, starts today at 1:05 p.m. What the press is wondering about on the big day.
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