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Inside the mask: An umpire crew chief on mound visits, mad managers and having your call overturned Jesse Rogers

Ted Barrett has been a major league umpire since 1994 and a crew chief since 2013. He has worked nine postseason division series, eight championship series and three World Series. He’s well-respected among his peers, players and managers. After a … Continue reading

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5 Christian Athletes to Watch in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics | Brett McCracken

From the opening ceremony on February 9 to the closing ceremony on February 25, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are sure to be packed with compelling storylines. Nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world (including 22 athletes … Continue reading

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Eagles QB Nick Foles wants to be a pastor whenever he’s done with football By Jon Ackerman Feb 2, 2018

  Eagles quarterback Nick Foles just turned 29 two weeks ago. But any wise man plans for the future, and Foles is no different. As he prepares to play in his first Super Bowl, he’s been a hot topic of … Continue reading

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UCF’s Scott Frost was born to coach, with parents fueling his journey from Nebraska to Florida By Shannon Green

LINCOLN, Neb. — Larry and Carol Frost‘s quaint, multi-level home is the easiest one to locate in their suburban Nebraska neighborhood under a dark, December sky. They are the only family on the block who have a row of glowing … Continue reading

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My Field of Memories: I See the New Dodgers and Summon the Old By GEORGE VECSEY

Ticketless fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers tried to sneak a peek during a World Series game at Ebbets Field in 1953. Credit Arthur Brower/The New York Times The home uniforms remind me of my tormented youth — blue and red … Continue reading

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How Baseballs Are Made

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Off The Wall: We Decide Who & What Gets Our Attention– Mike Rowe

September 24, 2017 Hey Mike – I know you avoid politics, (thanks!) and I remember your rant on the Colt’s leaving Baltimore. (As a former Brown’s fan, I feel your pain.) But I gotta ask – what’s happening to professional … Continue reading

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