Writers Bloc: Changing lanes

Updated: August 4, 2003, 11:43 AM ET
By Jim Baker
  • William C. Rhoden of the New York Times argues that baseball's trading deadlines should be made a thing of the past. In what other sport, he asks, do the teams get to publicly admit they are done for by swapping their best players to contenders?

  • A few days ago, Sammy Sosa suggested that all the writers who wrote bad things about him should make a public apology. It appears that is just what Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Tribune is doing until &you read a little further&

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