Beyond The Lens: Spring Baseball at Petco Park

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In this new weekly feature, professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

Life Lessons Learned From Bill Buckner

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With baseball season shortly upon us, Nate Graziano reflects on five tough life lessons he has learned at the hands of the sport.

The Pace Isn’t The Problem; People Are The Problem

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MLB is changing its rules to pick up the pace. But according to Nate Graziano, it’s not that the games are too long; it’s that we’ve become too damned impatient.

The Two Million Dollar Man Living in a Van: Major League Baseball’s Daniel Norris

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The future of the Toronto Blue Jays wakes up in a 1978 Volkswagen camper behind the dumpsters at a Lakeland Wal-Mart and wonders if he has anything to eat.

Review of Franklin Sports Junior Equipment Bag (Black)

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“Conditions that worked for my kid won’t be the same for yours, etc.” By Evan Lavender-Smith

Sports Explained: MLB Spring Training Goes To The Movies on Oscar Night

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February ushers in the hope of springtime, with Pitchers and Catchers reporting to Spring Training in Florida and Arizona. With the Oscars kicking off tonight, we mash up baseball and Hollywood.

After My Kid Learned To Walk, I Got Him a Wiffle Ball Bat. What Happened Next WILL BLOW YOUR MIND (A National Letter of Intent Day Satire)

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As the 24-hour sports networks cover National Letter of Intent Day and high school athletes choose what university they’ll make millions for in the upcoming years, Michael Kasdan wonders how young is too young.

The Man We All Looked Up To: Ernie Banks, 1931-2015

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When Ernie Banks played baseball, white boys weren’t supposed to idolize black men. Fortunately, most white boys didn’t know that.

From The Front Lines . . . of Sports: The Day I Met Ernie Banks

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Kim Bongiorno honors Ernie Banks, by sharing her story of the day she met him.

How to Have a Ball With Your Kids—Literally

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This is a pretty epic stunt—a great way for a dad to connect with his kids using a simple ball on an astonishing scale.

The Best of “Sports Explained . . .” for 2014

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If you make only one resolution in 2015, make sure you resolve to checkout our “Sports Explained…” series every week. We promise you’ll flip over them— you’re welcome!

Mr. Blake, My First Man of Baseball

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Jon Sindell remembers the man who believed in him as a kid – and a ballplayer.

Tommy Lasorda: On Greatness

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The Good Men Project’s On Greatness brings you the most inspiring quotes and related imagery from the world of sports.

When A Sporting Event Breaks Your Child’s Heart

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Sports are often uplifting, yet there are other times when sports are downright depressing—as in this instance shared by Justin Ricklefs

Our Boys Becoming Men: Pausing To See The Good and Hopeful

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After weeks of the concussion and hazing and abuse stories, a ballplayer’s speech reminds Michael Kasdan of the good in sports and – more importantly – the good in our boys who are rapidly becoming men.

Baseball Mourns Up-And-Coming Star in Cardinals’ Taveras

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St. Louis Cardinals’ top outfield prospect and his girlfriend were killed in auto accident in Dominican Republic.