Month: March 2021

Andrew Forbes’ new book The Only Way is the Steady Way: Essays on Baseball, Ichiro, and How We Watch the Game is a splendid meditation on life and the game. When I finished reading Andrew Forbes’ first collection of baseball essays in 2017, The Utility of Boredom, I knew I had found another fan with
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The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best Getty Images sports photos from this week. Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images Iowa Hawkeyes stand for the national anthem in the first-round game of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament against the Central Michigan Chippewas at
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Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 targeted for UFC 264 on July 10 by Thomas Albano Alabama football schedule: The 1 potential trap game facing Crimson Tide by Alicia de Artola The Chicago White Sox have bolstered their infield with the signing of left-handed bat Jake Lamb. Sources: Jake Lamb
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Myles Straw, Houston Astros. (Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports) Steelers: Steven Nelson thanks Pittsburgh after demanding and receiving his exit by Braulio Perez Seahawks: Russell Wilson thrilled about Seattle’s latest moves by Mark Powell With the Houston Astros in need of a new leadoff hitter after George Springer’s departure to the Toronto Blue Jays in free
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The Chicago Cubs decided to think with their wallets instead of their eyes by optioning second baseman Nico Hoerner to Triple-A to start the 2021 MLB season. Nico Hoerner should have made the Cubs Opening Day roster, but the franchise he plays for is shamelessly cheap these days. Hoerner was the best second baseman in spring training
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