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Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, July 18th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Wednesday, July 18:It’s not enough for Tiger Woods to merely show up for majors and stay healthy. Then, he becomes Michael Jordan with the Washington Wizards, and no

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Why Tiger Can’t Merely Show Up For Majors

It would be easy enough to dump him into a spam bucket, or banish him to cloud storage. If we’re squarely in a 21st-century world now, didn’t Tiger Woods say “Hello, World’’ back in 1996? When he last won

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Jeter To Trout Is The Dream, But Be Cautious

The urge should be resisted, not only for your sake and my sake but for Mike Trout’s sake. Haven’t two decades of celebrating and falling in love with athletes, only to see them tarnished by scandal, reminded us not

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All You Need Is Love, And Story Writes Itself

Trading Andrew Wiggins is not a dilemma. It’s a mandate. Why would Dan Gilbert, a dreamer who is trying to save a decrepit downtown Detroit and a businessman who flew his private jet to Florida so he could grovel

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Why We Need Tiger Contending In The Majors

It would be easy enough to dump him into a spam bucket, or banish him to cloud storage. If we’re squarely in a 21st-century world now, didn’t Tiger Woods say “Hello, World’’ back in 1996? When he last won

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Mariotti Show Replay: Wednesday, July 16th

Missed part of The Mariotti Show? The Jay Mariotti Podcast for Wednesday, July 16: We all want to pass the torch from Derek Jeter to Mike Trout, but be cautious, for our sake and Trout’s. Certainly, Trout has a

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LeBron’s Homecoming All About Image, Big Business

It is beautifully reassuring, in this era of egomaniacal athletes forgetting their roots and their peeps and even what day it is, that LeBron James is returning to Cleveland. We will call it The Revision, a much smarter approach

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Grooved Pitches Expose All-Star Game As Farce

The guardians of Baseball America are denouncing Adam Wainwright. They’re calling him a cheap facilitator for grooving hittable pitches to Derek Jeter in his All-Star Game farewell — and calling him a dumb ass for publicly admitting as much.

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Mariotti Show Replay: Tuesday, July 15th

The miracle of Derek Jeter, why the Home Run Derby helps Cespedes and Stanton with national buzz, why the baseball All-Star Game has lost much of its audience

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Mariotti Show Replay: Monday, July 14th

Carmelo Anthony comes out the biggest financial winner, for now, but why did Chicago offer only $73 million? Because the Bulls never want the big free agent, despite appearances, thanks to a cheap owner who hasn't won boo since