Hal Steinbrenner: Machado will have to explain ‘troubling’ comments

Hal Steinbrenner: Machado will have to explain ‘troubling’ comments ATLANTA — If he wants to be a Yankee, Manny Machado had better hustle his way out of his memorable October comments. At the Major League Baseball owners’ meetings Wednesday, Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner acknowledged that Machado’s comments to The Athletic about his approach…

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Fall Report: Duke

Fall Report: Duke DURHAM, N.C. — After winning its first regional since the JFK administration, what does Duke do for an encore? Clearly, 2018 was a banner year for the Blue Devils, but it wasn’t a one-year aberration. This is a program on an obvious upward trajectory, having snapped a 55-year NCAA tournament drought in…

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Non-sports Detour

Non-sports Detour I’d heard about the Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club show from SABR members/ committee members and the Facebook group crowd, so with my youngest son now living in Waltham, I figured I’d check it out. Nicely, the Celtics were home against the Bucks, setting up a great weekend. (At that game, the Red…

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