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Can Small-Town America Survive Pandemic's Hit to Minor League Baseball?

International baseball players help small-town America thrive.
The New + the Next

Will Robot Umpires Kill the Baseball Art of Framing a Pitch?

The best catchers can deceive an umpire into calling a ball a strike.
The New + the Next

The Next Frontier of Baseball Cheating: The Cloud

Major League Baseball is woefully unprepared for a cyber hack.
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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
True Stories

'Flashback' Lecture Notes: How a Baseball Strike Saved Basketball

Michael Jordan might have stuck with baseball if not for a work stoppage that nudged him back to hoops.
Good Sh*t

Need a Sports Fix? These Five New Books Have Got You Covered

Whether you’re desperate for sports content or just love a great story, these five new releases are perfect for quarantine reading and will only get more relevant once real sports return.
The New + the Next

Will MLB Make NASCAR's Mistake in Cutting Off Its Minor League Roots?

The car racing sport cut itself off from smaller towns that were its grassroots base.
True Stories

Baseball's Ted Williams Was Fueled — and Tormented — by Anger

The game’s greatest hitter ever was haunted by a burning fire of resentment.
The New + the Next

Beyond the Battle for L.A.: The Underappreciated NBA Storylines

After a massive shakeup, the wide-open NBA has something for everyone.
The New + the Next

Think You Know What to Expect This NHL Season? Think Again

Major offseason changes cast uncertainty across the league.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
The New + the Next

Can Baseball’s Team of Destiny Finish the Job?

The DC baseball World Series drought has lasted as long as Boston's "Curse of the Bambino.
The New + the Next

The Gap Between Baseball’s Haves and Have-Nots Hits a Record

The big clubs, with all their resources, continue to run away from the midmarket teams.

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