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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
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 Question: Professional baseball has taken much of the interest from college baseball. Will pro football do the same to college football?
RED BARBER, Scarborough, N.Y.. Sportscaster "No. In our time major college football will be tops. It's such a big business that the big schools will do everything ...
I Was a Toronto Blue Jay
In five days as a major leaguer, the author saw the splendors of baseball—and its hard reality—from the best perspective: inside the game
THE QUESTION: Are baseball players overpaid in comparison to athletes in other professional sports?
KYLE ROTE Scarsdale, N.Y.. Co-Captain, New York Giants Considering the risk pro football players take, they're underpaid compared to baseball players.
How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke
Recession or no recession, many NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball players have a penchant for losing most or all of their money. It doesn't matter how much they make. And the ways they blow it are strikingly similar
Sportsmen of the Year
The 2004 Boston Red Sox staged the most improbable comeback in baseball history and liberated their long-suffering nation of fans
The High Price Of Hard Living
Reckless years in the fast lane, fueled by alcohol and cocaine, have cost former New York Met phenoms Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden the prime years of their careers
The Pete Problem
He's a baseball pariah—but beloved by baseball fans. He's ineligible for the Hall of Fame—but draws huge crowds when he crashes Cooperstown's induction weekend. A quarter century after he was banned, there are still no easy answers to ...