Sports Illustrated

Astros Owner Writes Apology Letter to Reporter over Taunts

Washington (AFP) – Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has sent an apology letter to Sports Illustrated reporter Stephanie Apstein and retracted his team’s claim that she sought to fabricate a story about a since-fired executive.

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The Secret to MLB’s Home Run Surge Lies Far More in the Ball, than the Bicep

It’s often been said, that if Major League Baseball hadn’t naturally experienced the conditions necessary for the home run explosion in 1998, they would have had to create them. The historic home run chase between Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire, captivated the nation and made fans forget all about the wildly unpopular strike of 1994.

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