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Why Do Athletes Spit So Much? A Juicy Investigation

It’s part habit, part science, part culture — all gross. But if you really want to know why athletes spit all the time, let’s hock up some answers

How Do Lids (and Other Places That Just Sell Hats) Stay Open?

The profit margins aren’t that big after all the licensing deals, but it’s still a billion-dollar industry

The A’s Want a New Ballpark to Give Oakland More Than Peanuts

With #RootedInOakland, the Athletics are attempting the unthinkable: a Moneyball approach to both economic justice and ticket sales

How to Stay Young According to Baseball’s Most Famous Ageless Wonder

Satchel Paige pitched into his 60s and never ran a day in his life. He did, however, live by six very specific rules to stave off the hands of time.