Tommy John III, @PitchingNinja, Sportswriter Romance
Tommy John is famous for the surgery that saved his pro baseball career. Now his son, Tommy John III, is opposing the surgery for younger ballplayers.
@PitchingNinja Vs. MLB: Lessons From A Twitter Showdown
Everyone, even big league players, loved Rob Friedman's work. Except for Major League Baseball.
What Happens When Your Sports (Writing) Rival Is Also Your Spouse?
Susan Slusser usually outscoops her husband. But Dan Brown recently got some payback.
Tommy John III Warns Against Surgery That Saved Dad's MLB Career
Elbow surgery saved Tommy John's career. His son worries that the procedure is being overprescribed.
My Brother's Athletic Dreams Were My Athletic Dreams
As a child, Deborah Bennett watched her brother play sports. Today, her daughter and sons compete equally.
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Undefeated boxer Heather Hardy found her home after stepping into the ring for the first time. Now, she's fighting for gender equality in the sport.
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Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports
The NBA Draft brought a mother and a son together...and then pushed them apart. Jason Gay and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss the 76ers' utter cruelty. Also, Russia somehow goes through to the next round of the World Cup. And a Major League pitcher is injured by...a pair...