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Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports05:56

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MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred at the press conference announcing him as the league's next commissioner. (Steve Ruark/AP)closemore
MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred at the press conference announcing him as the league's next commissioner. (Steve Ruark/AP)

Major League Baseball has elected a new commissioner, but Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce says there's a test Rob Manfred has to pass before we'll know if he was a good choice. Bill and Charlie also discuss the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr.; the NFL's "outdated" blackout rule; and the distinction Buffalo Bills fans might not be proud to have earned.

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