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Old Sexts Mean New Unemployment

Sports PhotoFor Mets general manager Jared Porter, fired the morning after his 2016 sexting of a foreign baseball correspondent came to disturbing light, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

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Tommy Lasorda, RIP: “I Made Guys Believe”

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says farewell to the longtime Los Angeles Dodgers manager and lifelong Dodgers icon who loved nothing more than being Tommy Lasorda. Complete Story

2020: Once More For the Others Safe at Home

Sports PhotoIn his latest column, SC’s Jeff Kallman says a final farewell to the notable major league players who passed away in 2020. Complete Story

Phil Niekro, RIP: Great Pitcher, Better Friend

Sports PhotoThe Hall of Fame knuckleballer who died at 81 recently made friends of the game and those who love it, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

Let the Records Show…

Sports Photo… what we with hearts, guts, and brains knew for ages: Negro Leaguers were major leaguers, dammit, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

One More Grip of Jim Bouton

Sports PhotoIt took a few months for SC’s Jeff Kallman to read a splendid new biography of the Ball Four author, but he says it was more than worth the wait in his review of the book. Complete Story

Dick Allen, RIP: Big Stick, Bigger Man

Sports PhotoThe legendary Phillies/Cardinals/Dodgers/White Sox slugger died of cancer Monday. SC’s Jeff Kallman says a man treated unfairly too often in his career now deserves better than eventual posthumous Hall of Fame election. Complete Story

Two Miracle Mets Committed to One Pension Repair

Sports PhotoFormer New York Mets outfielder Rod Gaspar and former infielder Bobby Pfeil tell SC’s Jeff Kallman they hope Major League Baseball will un-freeze short-career, 1949-80 players into the game’s pension plan. Complete Story

Kim Ng, Inside the Box

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says the Miami Marlins hiring Kim Ng as their new general manager is one giant leap for womanhood, but not as far outside the box as you might think. Complete Story

DH Spreading to NL? Owners Want Quid Pro Quo

Sports PhotoBaseball’s players’ union wants the National League to adopt the designated hitter permanently, but the union strangely balks at the owners’ desire to expand the playoff field. Like just about everywhere except politics, there’s room for compromise. Complete Story

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