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Steve Kallas

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki throws the ball to second base during the first inning at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014, in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Kallas: Yankees Should Trade Ichiro? Are You Out Of Your Mind?

The Yankees may want to hold on to the guy because he could very well end up being a key component this season. All this talk, at least by the television announcers, of possibly trading Ichiro, should stop immediately.

04/04/2014

Wichita State players huddle during a break in play against Kentucky during the third round of the 2014 NCAA tournament at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, on March 23, 2014. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kallas: Wichita State’s Coach Completely Overvalued What His Team Is

Well, it was pretty clear that it was going to be virtually impossible, given their extremely tough bracket, for undefeated Wichita State to win the national championship. In fact, it was hard to believe that the Shockers could get to the Final Four.

03/26/2014

Head coach Gregg Marshall (C) of the Wichita State Shockers watches his team cut down the nets after beating the Drake Bulldogs to win the Missouri Valley Conference on February 22, 2014 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita State won 83-54. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kallas: Why Did Wichita St. And Louisville Get Jobbed?; Final Four Picks

Despite the alleged modern-day transparency, some decisions boggle the mind. You have to wonder whether things coaches say have any effect on seeds and matchups.

03/20/2014

Raymond Felton (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kallas: Knicks’ Felton Is Not In The Same Boat As Plaxico Burress

While Raymond Felton may face a fine and some kind of community service or maybe just probation, if he does have to do some time, any term of imprisonment will be less than Plaxico Burress’ two-year sentence.

02/26/2014

Richard Sherman (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Kallas: Richard Sherman Is An Intelligent Jerk, Plus A Super Bowl Prediction

Despite all of the apologies and backtracking and tweeting, at the end of the day — and upon reiterating that Crabtree really is a “mediocre” receiver — Sherman still doesn’t get it.

01/30/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrates after hitting a game-winning shot against the Atlanta Hawks on January 27, 2014. (Photo by Richard Rowe/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kallas: No Question, Kevin Durant Is The NBA MVP (So Far)

So many people believe that the NBA season begins and LeBron James is crowned the Most Valuable Player before he’s even scored a basket. Well, this season, things are vastly different.

01/29/2014

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch scores on a 31-yard touchdown run against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth quarter during the NFC divisional playoff game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Jan. 11, 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Kallas: 2 Key Plays From Divisional Round Games That Deserve Further Review

There were two plays during the divisional round of the playoffs that deserve a second look. They were fascinating.

01/15/2014

A-Rod (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Bud Selig (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Kallas: If A-Rod Wants To Play Opening Day, What He Did Monday Was Worthless

According to a number of published reports prior to Monday’s filing, A-Rod’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, said that A-Rod’s legal team would be filing for an injunction. Apparently, no motion papers for an injunction were filed Monday. Why not?

01/14/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Ryan Braun (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kallas: A-Rod Will Have Hard Time Convincing Federal Judge Of Anything

By now you probably know about the virtually impossible legal hurdles that A-Rod has to jump over to get a stay or an injunction or, eventually, an elimination or reduction of that season-long suspension.

01/13/2014

Roberto Clemente (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Kallas: Remembering The Greatness Of Roberto Clemente

This is about Clemente, considered by a few contemporaries to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players of all-time. Yet considered by many modern day “experts” to be not worthy of a mention.

12/31/2013

Peyton Manning (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kallas: Wear And Tear Shows Manning Won’t Beat Brady, Even In Denver

While many consider Peyton Manning to be the greatest “regular season” quarterback of all-time, it really is, in part, a function of being a “dome” quarterback for much of his career. That doesn’t bode well going forward.

11/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez leaves his arbitration hearings in midtown on Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Steve Kallas/WFAN)

Kallas: A-Rod’s Arbitration Is Over; End Of An Error?

Spanning 12 days, from the end of September through Thursday, the arbitration had many ups and downs, mysteries and follies, rights and wrongs.

11/22/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kallas: Hard To Believe A-Rod’s Lawyers Will Also Walk Away From Arbitration

A-Rod’s lawyers should return to the arbitration on Thursday or Friday and continue until the end, with or without Selig’s testimony.

11/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kallas: Day 10 Of The A-Rod Arbitration; Randy Levine Testifies

In what is now becoming the arbitration with no ending, Yankees President Randy Levine testified on Day 10 of the Alex Rodriguez appeal of his unprecedented 211-game suspension.

11/20/2013

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates a hit with third-base coach Jose Oquendo #11. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Lucky Oquendo And A Bad Game For Farrell, McCarver And Buck

Farrell’s biggest mistake was not appealing the final play of the game — Allen Craig never touched home — or, at a minimum, protesting the game.

10/28/2013

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