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"Dream Like A Hippie ... Prepare Like A Boy Scout ... Trus…

"Dream Like A Hippie ... Prepare Like A Boy Scout ... Trust Like A Hell's Angel": What The Fuck Is The Pirates' Assistant GM Tal

deadspin.com Updated Sep 21, 2012
Last week, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Dejan Kovacevic discovered that the Pirates were opening their fall instructional league with three days of players being "put through drills by a group of former Navy SEALS." It was the idea of a…
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  • NL MVP vote looks like a choice between three

    NL MVP vote looks like a choice between three

    MLB.com Sep 21, 2012
    The Brewers' Ryan Braun, Giants' Buster Posey and Pirates' Andrew McCutchen appear to be the three leading candidates for this year's National League MVP Award.
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  • Video - Cabrera Withdraws From Batting Title Race 05:05

    Cabrera Withdraws From Batting Title Race

    Sep 21
    Sources: Melky Cabrera has been disqualified from winning the 2012 National League batting title by his own request.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Griffin, Dalton among faces of changing NFL

    Sep 21
    Cincinnati at Washington Sunday: Andy Dalton, 24, with the weight of a franchise on his shoulders in Cincinnati; Robert Griffin III, 22, with the weight of a franchise (and, some might think, the world) on his shoulders in Washington. That's not the onl…
  • Steelers rule out Harrison, Polamalu vs. Raiders

    Sep 21
    The Steelers have ruled out safety Troy Polamalu, linebacker James Harrison, running back Rashard Mendenhall and linebacker Stevenson Sylvester for Sunday's game against Oakland.
  • Cleaning out the inbox, plus Week 3 picks

    Sep 21
    The Sports Guy fears an official-induced riot as he goes through his inbox and makes his Week 3 picks.
  • Cleaning out the inbox, plus Week 3 picks

    Sep 21
    The Sports Guy fears an official-induced riot as he goes through his inbox and makes his Week 3 picks.