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Wise Guides got a nice write-up today on the Web site Ron Kaplan's Baseball Bookshelf. Here's a link to the story and a podcast of an interview: http://rksbaseballbookshelf.wordpress.com/2009/02/26/w… Read more »

Rex won't be missed in Chicago... but damn, he had an arm!

I remember shivering through a Sunday night game at Soldier Field in December 2005, a night so cold your beer turned to slush, and watching as the Bears offense turned in its typical performance that… Read more »

Hear from a Paddler - AT&T Park

When Dave Edlund took early retirement from Hewlett-Packard at the age of 45, he shared his plans with co-workers: "I'm gonna go get a home run ball in the bay." He's been a McCovey Cove regular ever… Read more »

Hey Jose, Better Watch Your Back!

Former Major Leaguer Ron Kittle has a warning for steroid-head and snitcher Jose Canseco: If the UPS man comes to your house to deliver a package and he kinda resembles Roger Clemens or Mark McGwire,… Read more »

OMG, Beanie runs a 4.59 and the Combine justifies its importance ... or does it?

Chris 'Beanie' Wells from Ohio State ran a 4.59 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine over the weekend, which is incredibly fast for a man of his size ... everywhere, that is, except a… Read more »

Liberty and Cheesesteaks for All

Citizens Bank Park is a part of Philadelphia’s South Side stadium complex with neighbors Lincoln Financial Field (NFL’s Eagles), the Wachovia Center (NBA’s Sixers and NHL’s Flyers), and the Wachovia … Read more »

Wise Guide Tip - Hang with the Ballhawks at Wrigley

Wander out to to Waveland Avenue a couple hours before first pitch, just beyond the leftfield wall, and you’ll see grown men with gloves on waiting for baseballs to drop from the sky. They’re the Bal… Read more »

I miss Mel Kiper... thankfully the scouting combine is this weekend

The NFL marketing machine has mastered many things, but two that stand out involve the incredible hype surrounding the draft and the scouting combine. The latter is, of course, this weekend… Read more »

Athletes in trouble hardly a new story, media needs to chill

Drunken brawls. Arrests for disorderly conduct, breaking and entering, stealing a car. Drug use. Rape allegations.All-Star weekend in Vegas? A night on the town with Pacman Jones? House party hosted … Read more »