Selig Legitimized Castro Far More Than Guillen

As much as we despise the murderous Castro brothers regime that’s plunged Cuba into darkness for over a half-century, we couldn’t help but empathize with oft-hyperbolic Ozzie Guillen after his regrettable comments about Fidel Castro in this week’s TIME.

(’Laughing’ Angelos: Cubans escaping mass murderer “would’ve marred trip”)
You see, Guillen was merely toeing the MLB party […]

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The Genius of C-Span (and a Boozy Chris Berman)

Today SbB salutes a true pioneer in television history.

A man who over three decades ago changed our everyday lives because he was unafraid to take a chance on what - at least at the time - was far from a sure thing. A trailblazer who has entertained us with an on-air style so unique that […]

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Money Shot Of MLB ‘Pon Stars’ Completely Spent

Any chance of Fred Wilpon maintaining ownership of the Mets likely ended this week thanks to a U.S district court judge named Jed Rakoff.

(Opening Day: Mets Fans No Longer Pay To Watch “Pon Stars”)
On the eve of a federal court proceeding to determine if the Mets owe up to $383 million to the […]

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Mets Board Of Director: Madoff Was Family Secret

Monday a federal court judge in New York ruled that Sterling Partners, the company that owns and operates the New York Mets and SNY under the direct auspicies of the Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz families, must pay $83 million to the Ponzi victims of Bernie Madoff. The judge also reaffirmed a March 19, 2012 […]

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Mets Letter Confirmed Madoff’s $54M ‘Investment’

The parent company of the New York Mets, Sterling Partners, is currently subject to a lawsuit filed in federal court by the court-appointed trustee representing the countless victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.

(Wilpon, Mets never spoke to Ruth Madoff about “investment”)
The managing partner of the Mets, Fred Wilpon, is one of the first two […]

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Buckner .. Bartman .. Josh Beckett’s Pregnant Wife

Mystified by the Red Sox’s lost season, yesterday I turned to where every sports fan goes to glean inside information about the world of sports they can’t get anywhere else: sports talk radio.

And with what I learned from Lou Merloni on ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt Show, all I can say is Josh Beckett’s pregnant wife […]

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Exclusive: MLB Wants AEG LA Downtown Ballpark

On July 20, 2011, in a Delaware bankruptcy court, current Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball legal representatives will present competing plans for interim financing for the club.

(Bud Selig as Dr. Frankenstein)
While MLB contends it already has the right to seize the team from McCourt, who recently revealed the club is […]

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McCourt BK: Misspells Player Names, Owes Scully

On Jan. 30, 2004, Frank and Jamie McCourt bought the Los Angeles Dodgers for $430 million. The Boston couple’s bid for the franchise, which included $9 million in cash, was reportedly approved by Bud Selig over Los Angeles billionaire Eli Broad’s all-cash $430 million offer.

Today, seven years later, Mr. McCourt’s Dodgers filed for bankruptcy.

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Mugshot Of Bryan Stow Beating Suspect Posted

Here’s the mugshot of Bryan Stow beating suspect Giovanni Ramirez:

Ramirez was part of a police lineup at 6pm today in Los Angeles to assess whether witnesses could identify Ramirez as the man who assaulted Stow outside Dodger Stadium on Opening Day.
After the lineup was conducted Wednesday evening, members of the L.A. District Attorney’s office, the […]

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Stow Beating Case: LAPD Arrested Innocent Man?

Longtime KFI-AM crime reporter Eric Leonard appeared on the Los Angeles station’s afternoon drive John and Ken Show Wednesday to provide an update on the Bryan Stow beating investigation.

It seems that, according Leonard’s LAPD sources, L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck may have jumped the gun Sunday in declaring Giovanni Ramirez […]

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