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Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 11:04 AM

Mike Trout … Clayton Kershaw … Aroldis Chapman. No, you don’t need to go into that Sesame Street rendition of “One of These Things Is Not Like the Other” that still exists in your brain. For even if it is not quite as apparent, Reds closer Chapman is as dominant in his spot as are Trout and Kershaw.

Updated Mar 30, 2015 at 10:54 AM

FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz was getting ready to step into the cage for live batting practice here on Saturday when he spied a group of writers, wandered over and asked one of them about the details of the new pace-of-game rules.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 1:08 PM

Pheasants Forever improved habitat for pheasants and other upland wildlife on more than 70,000 acres in Minnesota in 2014. This includes 395 wildlife habitat projects completed by the state’s 74 Pheasants Forever chapters that improved 8,573...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. Moore, Oklahoma, has been hit by a tornado. And Pete Rose has asked for his lifetime ban for betting on baseball to be lifted.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 11:26 AM

Welcome to the final days of March Madness 2015, a month riddled with mythology and lucky charms that extend from locker rooms to living rooms. ‘Tis the season when emotions run higher than a longleaf pine.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 5:33 PM

The gym was filled with determination and optimism at SMSU last week. The 3AA North champions, the YME Sting, prepared to face off against the South champions, the Fairmont Cardinals.

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 11:26 AM

I spent the start of last week’s column espousing my wonder at how good the Angels’ Mike Trout is. Yet, one could make the argument that he should not be the top pick in a fantasy draft.

Updated Mar 16, 2015 at 11:27 AM

Mike Trout is only 23 years old. Yep, that’s it. I’m starting the column with a simple fact because my brain doesn’t know what to do with it.

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 1:33 PM

One quick glance at the YME fan and student section easily shows that the Sting have pride that runs deep.

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 11:25 AM

Awe and wonder have been filling the stands at the recent playoff games. Never imagined to have happened so soon, the YME girls basketball team has been taking down opponent after opponent on the court as they charge bravely throughout the section...

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 11:35 AM

Last week, I expressed my hope of finding some more power at the third base position after shuffling through shaky shortstops. Well I found some, including multiple 20-homer players, but not a single 30-homer guy from last season.

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