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Shohei Ohtani up to bat, where he racked up 22 home runs and 2.8 fWAR.

Overtime: On Ohtani vs. Andujar

November 7, 2018

The AL Rookie of the Year race between Shohei Ohtani and Miguel Andujar shouldn't be a discussion.

Overtime: On “New York, New York”

October 31, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari “We own real estate inside Red Sox fans’ heads.” “This is silly and childish.” “Act like you’ve been there before.” Hey, frankly, no one cares. You are speaking to deaf ears. For the fourth time in 15 years, the Boston Red Sox are baseball’s best. This year was different, however. This Red Sox team—compiling 119 wins between the regular season and playoffs—will ...

Tyreek Hill may have transcendent talent, but that doesn’t make him a role model (Courtesy of Twitter).

Overtime: No Role Models

October 24, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan The weekend before last, I was watching the fourth quarter of the Chiefs-Patriots Sunday Night Football game when an extraordinary thing happened. Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, otherwise known as the only g...

Giancarlo Stanton walks to the dugout after striking out against the Red Sox. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Overtime: Let Me Hate the Yankees

October 17, 2018

By Jack McLoone I don’t want to get a single @ about this article. I simply do not. With that out of the way: I felt unrepentant joy when the Yankees were bounced from the playoffs, especially since it was at the hands of the Red ...

Luis Severino will be starting the AL Wild Card Game for the Yankees. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Overtime: On Riding With Your Best

October 3, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari We now live in a “What have you done for me lately?” society. It’s a model that is fair but illogical when it comes to sports—a system in which individual outcomes and organizational fates are determined ...

Tiger Woods is back on top for the first time in a long time. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: All the Way Back

September 26, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan Let’s say that you are a normal human being with a normal life. You have kids, you’re in good shape and you have a great life. Then, all of a sudden, your back hurts. That pain results in you having back s...

David Wright (far right) waits on the dugout steps on Opening Day 2013. (Chris Swann/Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: On David Wright and Young Players

September 19, 2018

By Jack McLoone David Wright was supposed to be the Mets’ Derek Jeter. And in a way, he was: the undisputed face of the franchise for years and years starting with his debut, beloved in a fierce way amongst fans, con...

Myles Garrett and the Cleveland Browns could be the most infamous team ever. (Courtesy of Erik Drost/Flickr)

Overtime: On Imagining Football’s Unforeseen

September 12, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari The Cleveland Browns continue to defy all football odds. With a 21-21 Week 1 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers, last year’s 0-16 disgrace continues to play with our minds. Following the game, Adam Schefter, ES...

Most minor league baseball players, like many of those on the Single-A Lakewood Blueclaws, are paid well below a living wage. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Overtime: The Wage War at Home

May 2, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan For some, baseball’s minor leagues are a tune-up for a long and successful professional career. For others, it is a constant struggle to be noticed by big-league scouts. And for the rest, the minors are the last stop i...

Vladimir Gurrero Jr. is another in a long line of prospects we can't help love. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Overtime: On Loving Young Players

April 4, 2018

By Jack McLoone I’m going to start this with a quick note about my fantasy baseball team. I promise this isn’t a fantasy baseball article, and that this is just a short note. In fact, this disclaimer is longer than the actual note. We...

If Josh Donaldson gets back to bringing the rain, the Blue Jays will be very scary. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Overtime: The Third Team in the AL East Race

March 14, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari The Major League Baseball season is only two weeks away, projections are piling in and the American League East has drawn a tremendous amount of attention. Throughout the early years of the 21st century, there has...

Arizona head coach Sean Miller has been implicated in an FBI probe into bribery and malfeasance in college basketball (Courtesy of Twitter).

Overtime: College Basketball’s Post-Truth Land of Confusion

March 7, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan The NCAA’s men’s college basketball tournament starts next week. As it stands right now, the FBI should be everyone’s favorite to cut down the nets. Last week, Yahoo! Sports reported that the FBI had obtain...

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