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Charlotte Knights Get New Home

June 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Since early 2012, the Charlotte Observer has published a series of articles about negotiations, proposals, and strategies to move the minor-league AAA Charlotte Knights baseball franchise fromFort Mill,South Carolina to a site somewhere in theCharlotte metropolitan area. Besides effects on the team and its fans, these articles discussed such matters as whether to fund the […]

Mr. President: It’s Time to Let Bonds and Clemens Fade Away

June 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Barack, I know how big a sports fan you are, so I’m sure you saw yesterday’s court decision to throw out key evidence in the perjury case against Barry Bonds. Your prosecutors have not commented on whether they will continue to try the case or fold. So before they can decide to waste more […]

John McCain Flip Flops With Your Safety

March 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

John McCain, who spent millions of taxpayer money chasing after baseball players he believed were taking steroids, has once again buckled under pressure from the real distributors of steroids and other illegal substances—the nation’s supplement makers. McCain, the self appointed champion of cleaning up sports, introduced a bill just last month that would have required […]