The Clog

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With similar features and  a shared designer, there's a lot Minute Maid and Marlins Park have in common. Including housing two of the worst teams in baseball: the Houston Astros and Miami Marlins. Is their futility a function of their fabulous home bases or based off of a string of bad luck and poor team planning? 

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The avage performance art that Philip Rivers' second half of football on Monday Night was, in its own horrible way, inspiring. At the very least, it inspired some admirably bold similes from Twitter's best and most wonderfully ridiculous minds as part of the #PhilipRiversExperience hashtag.

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None of the six Major League Baseball teams that play in stadiums outfitted with massive retractable roofs found their way to the playoffs. Given the historical success (or lack thereof) of these teams in their bi-functional homes, the question remains: are these buildings the silver bullets modern baseball franchises would like you to believe or just expensive stadium accessories?

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We present to you, without comment, our favorite press release ... ever.

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Every year, in the 1970s and '80s, Bob Hope went on television and dropped one-liners on the various members of that year's AP College Football All-American team. It was about as funny as that sounds, but also a good deal weirder.

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There are many treasures you can find if you look hard enough. Rey Mysterio: The Biggest Little Man DVD set may not sound like one of them, but considering the gold that Tom Breihan was able to mine from it, we're willing to reconsider. 

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"Our Greatest Year," the official hybrid comic-play about Cleveland sports and what they do to people, is having a one-night New York City revival on Thursday, and we have a new video from the show. All of the aforementioned are eminently worth your attention.

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MMA fighter Brett Rogers beat his wife in front of his kids, which is awful. He also had the strange, nauseating gall to try to spin the experience into a redemption narrative, which is also awful. The least that anyone writing about him can do is not help him out.

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The Reds are what they are. That is to say, the trollin'est team in baseball. 

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With the sabermetric revolution, the value of the stats that encompass the Triple Crown has greatly diminished, but what does that mean the value of the Triple Crown itself? 

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