1. Contract Dump: Bad Bradley For Bad Silva

    Talking about a shocking trade that didn't help anybody: look at the Milton Bradley-for-Carlos Silva deal Friday that the Mariners and the Cubs agreed to. One (Bradley) is a bad actor; the other (Silva) is a bad pitcher...

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  2. Tiger, You Made a Mess Of Your Greatness

    My friend has grown weary of the Tiger tale. He's weary of how everybody from the media to the paparazzi to people who don't know golf from Ping-Pong has obsessed over the world's greatest golfer...

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  3. Wrong To Ellis Burks Needs To Be Set Right

    "Hey," said Ellis Burks, waving his hand to catch my attention. "Let me talk to you about something that's been bothering me." Burks was in the Indians dugout as I walked over to the where he sat...

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  4. Justice Is Served: 3 Up and 3 Down ...

    THREE UP … 1. No one expected the Red Sox to remain idle this offseason, and the Sox didn’t. Looking up at the Yankees, the Red Sox needed to fortify their rotation, so they went out and signed free agent John Lackey...

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  5. Going Global: Cavs Love Partnership With Chinese Brewery

    It was a gigantic step. Of course, the Cavaliers had made bold moves like this before. Two years ago, they had stepped into the global world when they played three exhibition games in China...

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  6. Justice Is Served: 3 Up and 3 Down ...

    THREE UP ...  1. I took a few days to sift through my thoughts on the Heisman Trophy. As I applaud Mark Ingram for winning the award, I'm still struck that one game catapulted him to the front of the Heisman class...

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  7. Shaq Puts Some Muscle Behind Cavaliers Win

    This is the Shaquille O'Neal that coach Mike Brown and the Cavaliers were hoping they would get. This Shaq, all 325 pounds of him, proved an indomitable force inside; this Shaq scored points; this Shaq guarded the paint like a Secret Service agent

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  8. Justice Is Served: 3 Up and 3 Down ...

    THREE UP ...1. Can't wait to see middleweight champ Kelly Pavlik back in the ring. His absence hasn't helped the sweet science -- nor Kelly's bank account...

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  9. Killing a Legacy: Museum Doing Buck O'Neil Wrong

    I came late to the party. The legacy of black baseball had been cemented long before I was drawn to its lore. I didn’t make that love connection until 2002, the year I first visited the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City...

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  10. Justice Is Served: 3 Up and 3 Down ...

    THREE UP ...1. No mistakes this time. Notre Dame seems to have it right, even if school officials aren't holding a broad search that would be more inclusive than this one was...

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  11. 3 Up and 3 Down In The World Of Sports ...

    THREE UP ... 1. Not that Tony Dungy's criticism of the NCAA had a bearing on it, but let's applaud Louisville for its decision to hire Florida defensive coordinate Charlie Strong as its head coach...

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  12. Brian Kelly: Are Irish Eyes Smiling on UC's Coach?

    He might be the best candidate Notre Dame can take a serious look at, because in Brian Kelly, the university has a possible hire with the makings of a blue-chip coach...

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  13. Rush To Print Hurts Daily Sports Journalism

    The crawler across the bottom of the ESPN broadcast Saturday claimed Notre Dame was going to announce its next football coach today. The report had its roots in The Chicago Sun-Times, and football fans figured the newspaper got the story straight...

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  14. Pacman Vs. Pretty Boy: Is Their Fight On?

    You can almost see Manny Pacquiao's smile. Check it out. There his smile is in front of you -- a toothy grin that turns the Pacman's features into a cartoonist's rendering, a ...

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  15. Dadgumit: Did Bowden Era Have to End Like This?

    I needed a full day to sift through the mixed feelings I had about what happened Monday to Florida State coach Bobby Bowden. In my lifetime, few coaches have been as tied to a football program as Bowden had been to Florida State...

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  16. Iverson To Cavaliers? Please, Is There a Dumber Idea Than This One?

    I don't want to come across as self-righteous. Nor do I want to demean anybody. But I find the growth today of the "quasi-journalist" an utterly disturbing trend. I know that Bill Simmons and Deadspin...

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  17. Facing Hard Truth: This 'Bud' Not For You

    He made mistakes -- egregious mistakes over the years. Yet his mistakes never cost Bud Selig his job, which was a pity...

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  18. In Battle of Two Mutts, Browns Almost Win

    Two dogs, and one of them had to win Sunday -- one of the two had to prove it was the better of the two mutts. But better was hard to judge in these dogs, which explains why the Browns hooked ...

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  19. Browns Need 'Great' Mind Now And Not Later

    I hope Jim Brown wasn't lying. I mean, just the thought of a "great football mind" talking to Browns owner Randy Lerner, as Brown claimed the other day, is almost too delicious to consider...

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  20. Supreme Court Declines to Hear 'Redskins' Case

    The article on The Washington Post website this morning was short, perhaps a dozen or so paragraphs that didn't do anything more than what the headline did. And the headline did plenty in putting the words underneath it into context...

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  21. Tressel-Ball: A Long, Dull Road to Rose Bowl

    I hate it when my alma mater loses, and my hatred jumps two niches in intensity when the Ohio State Buckeyes lose a game they're supposed to win (think Purdue)...

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  22. Rembrandt? Nope, Just LeBron Being LeBron

    His was unremarkable performance for three quarters. For nothing LeBron James had done last night during those 31 minutes he spent on the floor against the Jazz looked like much. The Cavs, though, didn't need remarkable from LeBron -- not at that point..

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  23. Cavaliers Look Like a Team That's 'Clicking'

    The Cavaliers return Saturday night to The Q. They're returning to town to face the Utah Jazz with a cockiness and the tough guy's swagger that seemed to be missing in the first five or six games of their season...

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  24. Tyson's Rage: His Tired Act Has Lasted Too Long

    I don't know how anybody in America can be surprised at what Mike Tyson does. Tyson's thuggish behavior had stopped engendering sympathy long before the turn of this new century...

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  25. Revenge For Cavs? No, Just a Good Win

    To think about revenge in November makes as much sense as checking your Christmas list in early May. For anybody whose name is on the list will have plenty of days left to show Santa if he's been naughty or nice...

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