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Steve Kallas

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

Hall of Famer Mike Webster died in 2002. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Kallas: Should You Let Your Child Play Tackle Football?

The debate has been swirling now for a number of years. With the recent publication of the book, “League of Denial,” and, more importantly — for our purposes — the “FRONTLINE” documentary of the same name, a more intelligent discussion can be had on the subject.

10/18/2013

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs after leaving MLB headquarters on Wednesday evening. (Credit: Steve Kallas/WFAN)

Kallas: Breaking Down Day 6 Of The A-Rod Arbitration Hearing

Alex Rodriguez and his band of lawyers returned to 245 Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday morning to resume his arbitration appealing his 211-game suspension by Major League Baseball.

10/17/2013

(credit: Tom Lugauer/WFAN)

Kallas: Day 5 Of The A-Rod Arbitration, The Start Of Two A-Rod Lawsuits

At the end of it, he may be suspended for 0 games, 211 games or somewhere in between. But contractually, right now, he simply hasn’t been damaged.

10/05/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

A-Rod Sues MLB And Selig, Claiming They’re Trying To Destroy His Reputation

The suit claims that Bud Selig and MLB have tried to smear Rodriguez’s reputation to “gloss over” Selig’s past inaction and tacit approval of the use of performance-enhancing substances in baseball.

10/04/2013

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

Kallas: Outside The A-Rod Arbitration Hearing — Day 4

It would seem virtually impossible (absent an unlikely settlement) for the arbitration to be over in the allotted five days.

10/04/2013

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