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The Rules, according to ESPN

After the Washington Post’s Thomas Boswell wrote a column with 10 improvements baseball could make, I went through each one and gave my thoughts. In its latest issue, ESPN the Magazine looks at 31 new rules for sports in 2010, so I’ll give it the same treatment. Rule: Universal instant replay. Their gist: Because of

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‘Fixing’ the game, and not in the Black Sox sense

Washington Post columnist Thomas Boswell has a checklist for Bud Selig’s new 14-man special committee. Boswell’s thoughts, and mine: 1.) Cut 15 to 20 minutes off the average time of a regular season game. Yes, absolutely. While there are days — warm, breezy, 68-degree Saturdays in May — when I don’t want the game to

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