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  • Pirates, Mets bonded through late-season swoons

    Pirates, Mets bonded through late-season swoons Updated Sep 25, 2012
    The Pirates and Mets have second-half declines in common, both last season and this. And as unwanted as it may be, a bond between New York manager Terry Collins and counterpart Clint Hurdle exists. They twice have taken different routes to points of Sep…
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  • Walker's slump coincides with Pirates' swoon

    Walker's slump coincides with Pirates' swoon Sep 25, 2012
    The Pirates have had all the wheels fall off -- or at least go flat -- in their month-long spinout. In hindsight, however, perhaps nothing applied more drag than Neil Walker's quiet bat. Missing nearly three weeks around the turn into the September stre…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Even after Monday debacle, NFL holding firm in referee negotia…

    Sep 25
    Representatives of the National Football League, including commissioner Roger Goodell and chief legal council Jeff Pash, were locked in negotiations Tuesday afternoon with representatives of the locked-out NFL Referees Association in New York City, a so…
  • Peter King: Lack of communication ultimately led to embarrassing Monday ga…

    Sep 25
    "Grand Larceny: Packers Get Robbed of Win in Seattle.'' -- Headline in this morning's Oshkosh (Wis.) Northwestern
  • Don Banks: NFL's "Get it right'' approach is desperately needed now

    Sep 25
    When it comes to the man-made disaster that unfolded in the end zone Monday night in Seattle, has anything in the way of NFL controversies ever felt so entirely inevitable and utterly avoidable, all at the same time?
  • The Sports Guy's Mailbox: Anti-Replacement Refs Edition

    Sep 25
    A sampling of the responses that trickled into my e-mail over a three-hour span last night, from 8:08 p.m. PDT until 11:15 p.m. PDT, in order from whe...