1. Olympic Baseball: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised; It Will Be Online

    With the 2008 Smog Olympics having started last night, we are faced with the last year in which baseball is guaranteed to be a part of this worldwide competition.While popular in the U.S...

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  2. Letting the Terrorists Win: The Yankees and Red Sox Could Both Miss The Playoffs

    With approximately two months to go, the baseball world is starting to come to terms with the idea of the Yankees not making the playoffs...

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  3. MLB Wants To Watch You Pee: A Possible Urine Test for HGH

    According to the Sporting News, the days of carefree pissing may soon be over, as a biotechnology company is in the process of developing an HGH test using urine samples...

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  4. The Next Big MLB Scandal: Dominican Signings and Buscones

    Following up on last week's examination of the FBI's Dominican skimming investigation, Melissa Segura has an in-depth look at the buscones responsible for connecting international prospects with Major League teams...

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  5. The Next Big MLB Scandal: Dominican Signings and Buscones

    Following up on last week's examination of the FBI's Dominican skimming investigation, Melissa Segura has an in-depth look at the buscones responsible for connecting international prospects with Major League teams...

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  6. Examining the MLB's Big Series of the Week

    It's been a pretty slow week in baseball thus far, but there are a few crucial series in store for us over the next four days. With the races in every division separated by only a few games, these mid-July matches will likely end up as difference makers..

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  7. Barnum and Manny's Outfield Adventures Could Soon Be On the Move

    MManny Ramirez may be the most lovably quirky player in the Majors, but at what point does it cross the line from amusing to frustrating? A couple of days ago, Ramirez had a classic Manny-being-Manny ...

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  8. It's Happening Again: Can The New York Yankees Make The Playoffs, Pt. 2

    Part one showed that the Yankees are, historically, in the ideal position to make a run at the playoffs. However, certain factors unique to this season may impede the Bombers' pinstriped march to the postseason:1...

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  9. It's Happening Again: Can the New York Yankees Make the Playoffs? (Part 1)

    With their recent sweep of the Oakland A's, we're at that point again in the season where we look up at the standings and are startled to see the New York Yankees just a few games out of playoff position...

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  10. The Second Half: AL Predictions in 10 Words or Less

    Second half AL predictions. 10 words per team, no timeouts. Annnnd...Go: Baltimore OriolesNo playoff hopes in this division. Especially with Luke Scott. Boston Red SoxJ.D. Drew is team MVP...

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  11. The Second Half: NL Predictions in 10 Words or Less

    After enduring a whole 24 hours without live sports, the MLB season thankfully resumes tonight, with four games on the slate. We're about 60 percent through the season, and four of the six division leaders are clinging onto first place by 1...

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  12. Team USA Selects Roster for 2008 Smog Olympics

    Fourteen Major League organizations will be represented when Team USA travels to the Beijing Olympics in August...

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  13. The Lineup: All-Star Game Schaudenfreud

    Some final thoughts on the All-Star game and its festivities as we recover from our 15-inning induced hangover and Tim Lincecum recovers from his actual hangover:The Batting Stance Guy immortalizes the '08 ASG starters from his own backyard...

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  14. Takashi Saito Out Six Weeks, Andruw Jones Unfortunately Healthy for the Dodgers

    The Dodgers' quest to be this year's most mediocre playoff team suffered a blow yesterday when it was announced that closer Takashi Saito will be out until late August...

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  15. Clemens is Screwed Part Deux

    See, what had happened was...It's perhaps the deadest day of the sports year, which is extremely bad news for the sinking ship that is the USS Roger Clemens...

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  16. Takashi Saito, Los Angeles Dodgers' Closer Out Six Weeks

    The Dodgers' quest to be this year's most mediocre playoff team suffered a blow yesterday when it was announced that closer Takashi Saito will be out until late August...

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  17. Roger Clemens Is Screwed Part Deux

    It's perhaps the deadest day of the sports year, which is extremely bad news for the sinking ship that is the USS Roger Clemens...

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  18. 2008 MLB All-Star Game: I Am Billy Wagner's Lack of Concern For The Common Man

    It is 1:40 AM. I have just finished watching the entire All-Star Game, including the player introductions, mindless pregame drivel from Buck and McCarver, and parts of the utterly useless parade down Sixth Ave...

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  19. Off Topic: Erin Andrews and Tim Tebow Bask In Groupie Love

    This doesn't have much* to do with baseball, but when Erin Andrew is involved I figure you won't really care. Seeing video of EA and Tim Tebow together was almost too much cool for me to handle at once...

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  20. Chase Utley Disagrees With Your Opinion

    Being a Mets fan, hating everything about Philly comes as naturally as slipping "yo" or "down the shore" into every conversation...

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  21. Get Ready For Another Scandal: FBI Investigating MLB's Dominican Signings

    The LA Times announced this weekend that the FBI is investigating allegations of skimming by individuals involved in the signing of Latin players...

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  22. Francisco Rodriguez of the Angels Is About to Get Paid

    Looking to cash in on what could be a record-breaking season, closer Francisco Rodriguez announced he's going to test free agency this winter...

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  23. Josh Hamilton Makes The Home Run Derby His Own National Holiday

    It's very rare that a story can go from breaking news to overdone in the space of just a few hours, especially when most normal people are spending those hours sleeping...

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  24. Lima Time 2: Back in the States

    Brah! Frat!You have to admire the perseverance of Jose Lima. The Dominican-born pitcher is somehow still playing professional baseball despite being about a decade past his prime...

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  25. Bobby Murcer: 1946-2008

    All-Star weekend began on a sad note with news of the death of longtime Yankee Bobby Murcer. Murcer played 17 seasons as an outfielder, mostly with the Yankees, and was a five-time All-Star and Gold Glove winner...

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