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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

Manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox argues an obstruction call with home-plate umpire Dana DeMuth #32 in the ninth inning as Koji Uehara #19 and Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox look on against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 3 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: Obstruction Call Was Correct, But Should The Run Have Counted?

After a complete review of MLB Rule 7 and the obstruction definition under Rule 2, some interesting things have come to light. Also, further review of the play also adds an interesting dimension.

10/28/2013

Home plate umpire Dana DeMuth calls Allen Craig #21 of the St. Louis Cardinals safe at home against Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox as Dustin Pedroia and #15 Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox react in the ninth inning. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kallas: In Game 3, Allen Craig Never Touched Home!

Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia — nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.

10/27/2013

John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2013 World Series. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kallas: What Happened To The Red Sox In The 7th Inning Of Game 2?

In Game 2 of the 2013 World Series, the Red Sox took a page out of the Cardinals’ defensive Game 1 nightmare and allowed the Cardinals to get out of Boston with a split.

10/25/2013

Dustin Pedroia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Kallas: Analyzing DP In Game 6 Of ALCS (And What McCarver Really Missed)

Watch the replay and draw your own conclusions with your own eyes. There’s plenty to see. You can learn a lot about baseball and the nuances of baseball by watching this play.

10/21/2013

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