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Fathering out-of-wedlock kids has become commonplace among athletes, many of whom seem oblivious to the legal, financial and emotional consequences
The Best Player You Never Saw
In clubhouses from Class A to the majors, even superstars such as Albert Pujols still speak in awe of the promise of Brian Cole
Whatever Happened To The White Athlete?
Unsure Of His Place In A Sports World Dominated By Blacks Who Are Hungrier, Harder-Working And Perhaps Physiologically Superior, The Young White Male Is Dropping Out Of The Athletic Mainstream To Pursue Success Elsewhere
Is Jerry Reinsdorf, the belligerent union buster he appeared to be during the baseball strike,
...the turncoat who signed Albert Belle to a $55 million contract to play for the White Sox, the lunatic who might break up the Bulls' dynasty, the malcontent who sued the NBA to protect his own TV Revenues? Or is he simply misunderstood? Is he, in fact, one of the smartest owners in pro sports, a businessman whose teams are powerful and profitable and whose employees are deeploy loyal?
The nation's best high school ballplayer is a slick shortstop with a big bat.
The Art of Winning an (Even More) Unfair Game
Eight years after it forever shifted baseball's tectonic plates, Moneyball is a Brad Pitt movie, but its ethos has changed. Intellectual firepower is mandatory, but no guarantee of success now that the game's financial giants have cracked the code. Competitive advantage: Red Sox
As Always, a Man of Principle
Anguished by the dissolution of his marriage and nettled by scoffers at his ideals, Steve Garvey soldiers on
Sharp As Ever
Compelled by a hard-edged New England work ethic, the White Sox' Carlton Fisk is, at the age of 42, still a cut or two above other catchers
"We're in Baseball Heaven"
For Phillies Nation, every game has felt like October since Cliff Lee's return. Now an ever-growing fan base wonders: Is it still O.K. to boo?