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The World Baseball Classic sets the stage for some of the most exciting and passionate baseball around the globe / Photo courtesy Eric Kilby

Column: Why so serious, MLB?

By Charlie Wolfson, columnist You would think that someone who makes a living by playing a game would be willing to have some fun while doing so. Unfortunately, there’s an old-minded, stubborn faction of MLB players who have declared inappropriate any display of joy or emotion on the diamond. This […]

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March Madness is in full swing, grabbing the attention of college students and fans everywhere.

Column: Debunking the myth of NCAA basketball superiority

I’d like to explain why I prefer professional hoops by disputing a few common claims used by college fans.

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Column: The sports media future is female

Column: The sports media future is female

When I watch SportsCenter or read Sports Illustrated, I swell with pride every time a female broadcaster or journalist’s name appears.

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Column: MLB should walk back rule change

Column: MLB should walk back rule change

Thanks to a rule instated by MLB last week, managers can now signal from the dugout that they wish to give the batter first base. No pitch needs to be thrown. A simple wave sends him trotting down the line.

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Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

Column: Universities dropping the ball on athletes’ sexual assault cases

The casual manner in which teams and universities handle sexual assault cases have done nothing to discourage athletes from committing similar acts in the future.

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Column: Give a Falcons fan a hug today

Column: Give a Falcons fan a hug today

Let’s all take a moment to appreciate what some players and fans have to go through.

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New England Patriots at Washington Redskins 08/28/09

Column: Brady’s privilege allows him to dodge tough political questions

As a public figure supporting Trump—a president with such extreme and divisive policies—Brady should be expected to address his stance.

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Column: Outlaw fighting in hockey

Column: Outlaw fighting in hockey

For many years, fighting was an honorable and celebrated part of the game, and there was nothing wrong with that.

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All-Star Voting System Remains Flawed

All-Star Voting System Remains Flawed

Between my lack of voting and other fans’ foolish voting choices, the public has officially lost its right to vote in the All-Star game.

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Column: Parity is one of the NFL’s most pressing issues

Column: Parity is one of the NFL’s most pressing issues

Columnist Charlie Wolfson writes that a select few teams enjoy the lion’s share of the success.

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