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Renegades, Riot and the danger of absolute power
Who watches the watchmen? On May 8, Riot Games permanently banned one of the top professional League of Legends teams in North America, Renegades, in one of the harshest punishments ever levied on an esports team. The move potentially cost the team and its two leaders, Christopher "MonteCristo"
Gray Area: 8 Ks, 1 Bad Inning as A's Win 6-3 at Rangers
Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night
Cabrera Homers, Tigers Outlast Red Sox in Slugfest 9-8
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run, Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Tyler Collins each had a pair of RBIs and the Detroit Tigers roughed up knuckleballer Steven Wright to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-8
Today in History
Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 209th day of 2016. There are 157 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 27, 1996, terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, directly killing one person and injuring 111.
New Cubs Closer Aroldis Chapman Arrives to a Mixed
Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior
Ventura Insists He Can Work With Sale After Uniform Flap
Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace's critical comments about the White Sox manager
The View From Section 416: Wrigley versus the Cell? No contest
In the late 1980s, when White Sox ownership threatened to leave Chicago for Florida if the city didn't build them a new stadium, I said I would be happy to see them go. Besides being against corporate welfare (why should taxpayers fund baseball owners' profits as a Cubs fan, it didn't matter to me
Awards Stolen From Roger Maris Museum
An ornate prize belt that has been awarded to some of America's top professional athletes was stolen early Tuesday from the Roger Maris Museum
Which era of MLB history had the most #MLBRank all-time greats?
Baseball history is measured in eras. There are the dead ball, expansion, wild-card and steroid eras, each with its own legends and playing style. And, as time goes on, these eras are admonished or romanticized. So, at this point, what constitutes baseball's ultimate golden era? Different time