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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Season, Part 11: Bombing in More Ways Than One

We are all going a little crazy without baseball. Especially Twins baseball. That is why Banter Lads has decided to have Jack Kewitsch take over the team as both the manager and general manager through Out of the Park (OOTP). After a nearly perfect week coming off the heels of a rough one, the offense is rolling. […]

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Brian Dozier Deserved the All-Star Final Vote Over Mike Moustakas in 2015

My disdain for teams does not know too many boundaries. From the 2009 New Orleans Saints to practically any New York Yankee team, I have a bit of ill-will towards certain teams and organizations. FTP, am I right? Those of you reading this probably know me so this doesn’t come as a revelation. But one […]

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NHL waits on NHLPA to vote on new 24-team restart. What you need to know.

Whether or not you believe that sports should return in 2020, they are getting close. Without fans, that is. The latest out of the NHL is that the league is waiting to hear from the NHL Players’ Association on the latest proposal on how to return to play and the format they will adhere to.  […]

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The U.S. Women’s National Team and the Court of Public Opinion vs. The Court of Law

You can’t always get what you want. Especially when it comes to the court of law.

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Oliver & Company: Missing the Mark on Sport Reopening

John Oliver and his staff are comedic and research legends when it comes to their ability to discuss some of the most intricate and thought-provoking issues in our world. From tackling the corruption in FIFA to the Indian Prime Minister, Oliver and his team never back down from taunting social and political issues while typically […]

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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Season, Part 10: Taking Care of Business

We are all going a little crazy without baseball. Especially Twins baseball. That is why Banter Lads has decided to have Jack Kewitsch take over the team as both the manager and general manager through Out of the Park (OOTP). Not how we wanted the week to turn out in last week’s part of this series. A […]

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Major League Baseball is Proving Why They Are the League to Beat When it Comes to Reopening

No one wants any more individuals to die due to COVID-19. No one is arguing that. But there is still vast disagreement on how to reopen to this “new normal”, a phrase I cringe at, and how to protect those in high-risk populations.  One thing is certain. Major League Baseball is going about this the […]

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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Season, Part 9: Biggest Week Yet

We are all going a little crazy without baseball. Especially Twins baseball. That is why Banter Lads has decided to have Jack Kewitsch take over the team as both the manager and general manager through Out of the Park (OOTP). Last week was relatively up and down. From winning three games in blowout fashion to dropping three […]

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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Series, Part 8: Early Returns and Common Pitfalls

We are all going a little crazy without baseball. Especially Twins baseball. That is why Banter Lads has decided to have Jack Kewitsch take over the team as both the manager and general manager through Out of the Park (OOTP). With a new starting pitcher and a great week behind us, it’s time to get back to […]

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Is Baseball Back? Rumors Are Swirling!

Mark your calendars for June 10th because it looks like Major League Baseball may be back! After numerous reports, with the first coming from former Twin Trevor Plouffe, May 4th, there is confidence that the league will start up Spring Training 2.0 on June 10th with Opening Day being July 1st. If that doesn’t get you giddy, […]