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Why R.A. Dickey Is More Than Just a Baseball Hero

I'm not embarrassed to say that R.A. Dickey made me cry. About half way through our hour-long conversation, after talking about his favourite books and writers, and the difficult task of writing a memoir, I raised the fact that I was also sexual assault survivor-my disclosure a way of relaying to him that I understood the courage necessary in telling his story. He then thoughtfully interrupted me, genuinely expressing how sorry he was for what had happened in my past. When things get especially hard, I now hear his voice in my head: "I'm so sorry that happened to you, Stacey May."
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Toronto Blue Jays Are On A Roll

TORONTO — When Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor felt the energy inside Rogers Centre during David Price's Toronto Blue Jays debut, and it reminded him of SkyDome 22 years ago. "I've seen that atmo...
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Why Everyone Loves the Oakland A's

Somewhere, somehow -- in some corner of the baseball universe or the baseball-watching universe -- there is somebody who does not understand why everyone loves the Oakland Athletics. Moneyball is not the reason. It's not their salary or their ongoing rivalry with the concept of capitalism. That's too easy.