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Column: Let's make baseball weirder with even more new rules

The stat geeks are all excited, even if no one else seems to be. They've spent the first days of the baseball season analyzing a bunch of new numbers that show the possibilities — and probabilities — of runners scoring after being put on second...


Column: Snell now poster child for spoiled ballplayers

I'm not really sure what Twitch is, but I do know this — Blake Snell will wish he was never on it. He said on the social gaming site what a lot of Major League Baseball players are probably thinking. Like him, they're anxious about risking their...

 By Tim Dahlberg    Sports    July 28, 2019

Column: The dark side of a sport many still love

It's impossible to reconcile, so I won't even try. How can you love a sport so filled with tragedy and heartbreak? How can you cheer when you know getting hit in in the head can cause so much harm? Maxim Dadashev wasn't a world champion. He didn't...


World Series winner looking to cash in on Super Bowl bets

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The same bettor who took this city's legal sports books for millions of dollars on the World Series is looking to cash in again at the Super Bowl. The bettor placed a $500,000 wager on the Philadelphia Eagles at the South Point...


Column: A lot of nervous people wait for other shoe to drop

The seamy underbelly of college basketball has always existed, despite the halfhearted and mostly futile efforts by the NCAA to make sure everybody plays fair. Now that it's finally been penetrated by real lawmen, the only question is how many...


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