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Is the MLB-MLBPA Relationship Beyond Repair?

Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. We all know it. The battle between the league and the MLB Players Association (MLBPA) is well-documented. They are the only major professional sport in the whole damn country, not to have formalized a return to play plan. With both sides refusing to budge even slightly, the fallout from these […]

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Football Stays on Track As Vikings Open Team Facilities

According to Ben Goessling of the StarTribune, the Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to reopen their team facility in Eagan this week. The facility will be open to 60 employees who are voluntarily reporting to TCO Performance Center. Players and coaches will continue to work remotely. The Vikings’ full statement on reopening their facility today: pic.twitter.com/Ch264v91Y1 — […]

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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Season, Part 13: The Streak Lives On

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). What a week! 7-0 against two playoff contenders? Can we just put that week on repeat all […]

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The Hypothetical 2020 Twins Season, Part 12: Rotational Gems

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). While it wasn’t the way we anticipated the week to go, last week provided some insight into […]

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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 […]