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TV Timeout: Play Ball!

Published in On The Ground on 04 / 07 / 15

ESPN’s Keith Olbermann addressed the way in which the Angels have handled the recent substance abuse relapse by OF Josh Hamilton , “Unfortunately today, we accept the premise of a sports team trying to change the rules of a dark part of the game retroactively long after they had been ...

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