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The Official 2015 MLB Season Preview

So I couldn’t recapture my 2013 magic last season. But I’ll settle for perfectly predicting the three division winners and two wild cards from the National League, even if the world did not, in fact,…


“It Was Just Their Year”

You know the old terminology, but you may choose not to buy into if you’re not a believer in “destiny,” or at least destiny in the sports world. But doesn’t it just seem like many…


Boston Sports Pays My Bills

Let me preface¬†everything you’re about to read by saying I am not a person who is¬†filled with hate. Strong dislike? Sure. Occasional disgust? You betcha. But hate? I may say the word often, but I…


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A’s Hoping For (Ex) Red Sox Magic

Oakland’s postseason roster boasts seven former Boston players Remember Game 4 of the ALDS? Of course you don’t. But you can bet that Jed Lowrie does. The rookie shortstop delivered a series-ending, walk-off single off…



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The Closer Complex: An Inverse Universe

Imagine, for a second, that you are a baseball purist. You are discussing the traits of a championship team and what it needs to survive and succeed in the grind of a 162-game season. Surely,…





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Is Baseball Eclipsing Football in Parity?

The Seattle Seahawks, the NFL champions of 2013, feel like underdogs. After all, the city hasn’t celebrated a pro sports title since 1979 and the football franchise had never hoisted the Lombardi Trophy before. But…