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Tepesch 5th Starter, Profar to AAA

The Rangers sent their top prospect back to AAA on Tuesday.  After a pretty dismal spring, which I wrote about here, Jurickson Profar will start the season off in the minor leagues.  That means both of the Rangers’ top two … Continue reading

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Texas Football and the Big 12: A Legacy in Decline

This is the schedule for the University of Texas’ football team during the 2013 season: 2013 TEXAS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE (Home games in bold caps; all times TBA) AUG. 31: NEW MEXICO STATE Sept. 7: at BYU SEPT. 14: MISSISSIPPI SEPT. … Continue reading

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The Decline of Sports Journalism

As I was reading this piece by Bill Simmons at Grantland, I was struck by this paragraph: Something of a disconnect had emerged between my private conversations and the things I wrote for Grantland/ESPN. In essence, I had turned into … Continue reading

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Nelson Cruz Linked in Report on Steroids

As many of you saw yesterday, A-Fraud and others have been linked to a report coming out of Florida that investigates an anti-aging clinic that apparently sold PEDs (steroids) to a number of professional athletes.  Among the list of those … Continue reading

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The Fraud of Manti Te’o

By now, most of you have read the story that Deadspin broke earlier today that the tragic death of Manti Te’o’s girlfriend Lennay Kekua is a hoax.  In a statement, Te’o claims that this was a horrible fraud played on … Continue reading

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Napoli to Red Sox

ESPN is reporting that Mike Napoli has signed a 3-year deal with the Red Sox.  I’m ambiguous about losing Nap.  He was something special in the 2011 run to the World Series.  He single-handedly won the division from the Angels … Continue reading

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