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SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick: his family gave $1,023,527 to the Republicans. Photo by Brian Smale. Original graphic from Fortune. Satirical enhancement by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Echoes of Apartheid:Boycott the Arizona Diamondbacks By Dave Zirin / April 24, … finish reading SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

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COMIC / Tom Keough : Baseball’s Handout to Haiti

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Political cartoon by Tom Keough / The Rag Blog / February 5, 2010 The Rag Blog

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Lester ‘Red’ Rodney : The Sportswriter Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Line

Sportswriter Lester “Red” Rodney, September 2007. Photograph by Byron LaGoy / Wikipedia Commons.More than a sportswriter: Lester ‘Red’ Rodney: 1911-2009By Dave Zirin / December 24, 2009 It didn’t make SportsCenter, but one of history’s most influential sportswriters died this week … finish reading Lester ‘Red’ Rodney : The Sportswriter Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Line

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The Passing of John Updike : Baseball, Misogynism and Literary Brilliance

Called ‘kaleidoscopically gifted’ and ‘an American Balzac,’ John Updike died Tuesday, Jan. 27, of lung cancer at the age of 76. Many have tagged him the most important literary figure of our time. By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading The Passing of John Updike : Baseball, Misogynism and Literary Brilliance

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SPORT : An Elegy for Skip Carey

Atlanta Braves annuncer Skip Carey kissing a baby. Photo by jeffamandalayla.‘There will be no more Skip Caray to bring me laughs and great baseball announcing in the summers’By Gerry Storm / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2008 Back in … finish reading SPORT : An Elegy for Skip Carey

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