"Baseball's Bolshevik": Why The Martyrdom Of Curt Flood Still Matters

You're probably familiar with the story of Curt Flood, the ballplayer whose refusal in 1969 to accept a trade was the first major skirmish in the fight for free agency. You're certainly familiar with his legacy, which today alone hangs over the news of the NBA's media megadeal. Retro Report, via The New York Times,… » 10/06/14 1:13pm 10/06/14 1:13pm

Other Plan B's For The Cleveland Cavaliers To Consider

By trading Jarrett Jack in order to clear cap space today, the Cavs made it clear they're all-in on trying to get LeBron James. It's also being reported that if they miss out on James, their Plan B involves trying to sign Chandler Parsons or Trevor Ariza. Those are pretty sad plans! Here are some alternative Plan… » 7/09/14 1:37pm 7/09/14 1:37pm