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Ray Rice won his appeal against the NFL for all the right reasons

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By Jordan Kobritz S. District Court Judge Barbara S. Jones’ decision to overturn Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came as no surprise to most observers. The former Baltimore Ravens’ running back won his appeal against the NFL for all the right reasons. Here are five takeaways from Judge Jones’ ruling. Ray…

Los Angeles Dodgers GM paid highest salary ever in MLB League

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by Jordan Kobritz  “I am in control here.” – General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. March 30, 1981 The Los Angeles Dodgers are known for fetching the highest price ever paid for a Major League Baseball franchise, at $2 billion. After going on a front office hiring spree this fall, the Dodgers laid claim to one…

A-Rod admits he was involved with Bosch – by Jordan Kobritz

“He’s a walkin’ contradiction, partly truth, partly fiction.” The Pilgrim, Chapter 33 by Kris Kristofferson by Jordan Kobritz The Miami Herald reported last week that during a hearing with DEA investigators on January 29th, Rodriguez admitted buying PEDs from Tony Bosch, operator of the now defunct Biogenesis anti-aging clinic in South Florida.   A-Rod also told…

Mo’ne Davis gets a pass from NCAA on auto commercial

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Even though Mo’ne was being compensated for her role, the NCAA said it would not affect her eligibility to play college sports. Say what?by Jordan Kobritz If you’ve been watching the World Series on Fox you may have been surprised by what you saw on the screen. No, I’m not referring to the outstanding defensive…

Can Dutee Chand compete as a female sprinter?

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Chand’s tests disclosed that she suffers from a condition known as hyperandrogenism, a medical term that denotes elevated levels of testosterone in females.by Jordan Kobritz   Dutee Chand’s goal is to compete as a member of her country’s track and field team. However, in September the eighteen-year old Indian sprinter was banned from international competition…

Baseball is thriving, not dying – by Jordan Kobritz

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                   “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Mark Twain The accuracy of the statement attributed to Samuel Clemens, a/k/a, Mark Twain, is a matter of debate. However, there should be no debate when baseball uses the same retort. Every year it seems we are inundated with reports that baseball is dying. For support,…

Major League Baseball front office changes – by Jordan Kobritz

Two clubs that failed to live up to expectations have already begun the process of changeby Jordan Kobritz The 2014 baseball season is over for all but the 10 clubs that made the playoffs. The remaining 20 teams and their fans can look ahead to next year. But before rosters are remade and games on…

Barry Bonds conviction is on appeal

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Being self-absorbed and an egomaniac isn’t a crimeby Jordan Kobritz If you’re sick and tired of reading or hearing the name Barry Bonds, then this column isn’t for you. But if you’re interested in justice, and protection from an abusive government, read on. Bonds is in the news again because his 2011 conviction for obstruction…

Support for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell measured- by Jordan Kobritz

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In the end, the Rice controversy may be just another scar on Goodell’s heretofore impenetrable façadeIt’s tough to feel any sympathy towards someone who earns $44 million a year, gets free access to any sporting event on the planet, and presumably doesn’t have to wait in line to be seated at his favorite restaurant. But…