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Inequity in pay inexcusable

By RICK CLEVELAND,

So, just when you thought the 11.7 scholarships college baseball teams are forced to share constitutes the worst travesty in sports, you learn you were wrong.

As awful and inexcusable as the college baseball scholarship limit is, the inequity in pay in World Cup Soccer – men vs. women – is far, far worse.

Casey Stengel - a great character

By UNDEFINED,

So, the book came in the mail last week and I couldn’t wait to get at it: “Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character.”

A little background here: I grew up a Yankees fan before CBS and George Steinbrenner ruined them for me. I ditched them long ago but well remember the Yankees of the 1950s and ‘60s fondly.

Casey Stengel - a great character

By UNDEFINED,

So, the book came in the mail last week and I couldn’t wait to get at it: “Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character.”

A little background here: I grew up a Yankees fan before CBS and George Steinbrenner ruined them for me. I ditched them long ago but well remember the Yankees of the 1950s and ‘60s fondly.

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