Major League All-Star Game voting, like the game, has gotten out of hand

Ben Cook on Baseball

By Ben Cook

For the past week or two every time I checked my e-mail I had e-mails from Major League clubs asking for my help. I was flattered, of course, but on closer inspection I discovered they weren't looking for my help in the bullpen or as a bat off the bench.  They wanted me to vote—repeatedly—to help get their players in the All-Star Game.  The St. Louis Cardinals wrote: "Rolen needs ... Read More

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Almost as quickly as it started, the 2006 draft is over. There were more questions leading into this year's process than in any previous year. Which players had the potential for greatness was just as uncertain as the identity of the teams that would select them. But once it began, the answers cam... Read More

NCAA should not increase size of tournament

From the Dept. of Bad Ideas, we bring you the latest from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The group that represents those poor souls who are forced to scratch out livings on measly six-figure incomes (OK, some of them are making seven) is urging the NCAA to expand its annual men's ... Read More

Garciaparra is back on top of his game

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Lindy's 2006 Top 25 College Football Teams
  1. Notre Dame
  2. Ohio State
  3. West Virginia
  4. Texas
  5. Florida
  6. USC
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Auburn
  9. California
10. LSU
11. Michigan
12. Florida State
13. Louisville
14. Georgia
15. Utah
16. Miami
17. TCU
18. Clemson
19. Arizona State
20. Virginia Tech
21. Penn State
22. Nebraska
23. Oregon
24. Texas Tech
25. Iowa