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MLB Is Officially in a Lockout. What Happens Now? And When Might It End?

On Thursday, MLB officially locked out the players and sent the baseball offseason into a stall. Here’s everything you need to know about why this is happening, the process behind it, and when it might end.

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The End of the Mack, MLB Is Close to Becoming Like Boxing, and Loving the Nets Blowout

Plus, a brief discussion about ‘Bel-Air,’ the ‘Fresh Prince’ spin-off

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Baseball Is Back! But What Did It Take to Get Here?

On Thursday, MLB and the players union ratified a CBA that ends the lockout. But what is in that agreement? And how will it affect the on-field product, the playoffs, and the sport at large?

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Covering the MLB Lockout and Announcer Musical Chairs With the Washington Post’s Ben Strauss

Ben Strauss joins Bryan to discuss baseball’s return

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The 15 Most Interesting MLB Free Agents This Offseason

Jake and Jordan also talk about the end of the World Series and bid adieu to Buster Posey, sharing the things they’ll remember most about his career

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Bulls Need to Be Ready for a Playoff Run, Manicures for Baseball, and Scouting in the Digital Age

Plus, Jason briefly discusses the situation in Ukraine

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The Return of KD, and Still, No Baseball

Plus, Moose on the Yankees and the best chance for a New York title

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The Ja Experience in Memphis, MLB’s Future, and Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin on Changing Sports Fans

Plus, how far could the Grizzlies go in the playoffs?

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MLB Prospects, Lockout, and Trading News

Plus, Josh Johnson and Chris McGill on Card Ladder

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Heat-Bucks and Harden’s Turnaround, Understanding the MLB Lockout With Evan Drellich, Plus ‘Winning Time’ Cocreator Jim Hecht

Ryen also explains why we can’t talk about G League stats

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Jeff Passan on the MLB Lockout and How to Reach a Deal

CC and Ryan discuss what it will take to bring baseball back

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Ryan Poles Plans to Revamp the Bears and Michael Baumann on MLB’s Bad Day

Plus, Billy Donovan confronts a new Bulls reality

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Opening Day Is Canceled. MLB Has No One to Blame But Itself.

MLB’s self-imposed deadline(s) have come and gone, and now the season’s start date has officially been pushed back. How will this lockout end? And what will the league look like once it does?

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Baseball Is in Trouble, Zach Kram Talks Bulls Playoff Scenarios, and the Eastern Conference Ain’t No Joke

Jason and Kram also discuss the Bulls’ scoring options, how Zach LaVine’s back will hold up, and whether DeRozan can carry this team beyond the end of the regular season

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Cameron Maybin on Transitioning to the Booth and the MLB Lockout

Ryan and Cameron also discuss Aaron Judge’s future with the Yankees

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Are the Yankees Retiring Too Many Numbers? JackO Talks Paul O’Neill, Don Mattingly, and Which Yankees Should Be Next

JJ and JackO debate the criteria for the Yankees’ number retirement, discuss which other numbers should be retired, and which player might be the next to have his number retired

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The Great Debate: What’s the Single Most Amazing Sports Statistic in U.S. History?

Derek is joined by Ryen Russillo to settle the debate and name the greatest GOAT across all sports

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MLB Needs to Read the Room, Bulls at the Break, and Cam Jordan in the NFL and NFTs

Plus, Jason’s advice for new Bull Tristan Thompson

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Aaron Judge on What It Takes to Lead the Yankees

Plus, Ryan and CC recap the Super Bowl

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DeMar DeRozan’s Historic Season and Joe Cowley Says ‘You’re Welcome’

Plus, Anthony Walker Jr. on playing for Matt Eberflus and Greg Newsome II on Justin Fields

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Record-Breaking Card Sales, Hobby News, and Mailbag Questions

Mike and Jesse touch on some recent record-breaking card sales including Tom Brady, Jasson Dominguez, Zion Williamson, and Joe Burrow, and what each sale means for the player’s market

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MLB Hall of Fame Card Values, NFL Price Updates, and Mailbag Questions

Mark Feinsand joins to discuss the card values of David Ortiz, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens

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Adam Wainwright on His Baseball Past, Present, and Future

Plus, CC and Ryan make NFL picks and discuss the Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

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Bears Hire Ryan Poles, What’s Next With Alex Brown, Another Bulls Injury, Baseball’s Hall of Hypocrisy

Jason also shares his thoughts on the Poles hire, what challenges immediately await, and why it’s important that he picked Chicago

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The Uniquely Confounding Career of Curt Schilling

The onetime postseason hero was denied entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, most likely not because of his résumé, but rather his recent inflammatory rhetoric. But his career remains impressive—even more so when considering how it started.

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Embiid’s Crazy Career, Plus Harden’s Next Move, Big Papi’s Honor, and Charles Oakley Stops By

Bill is also joined by Wosny Lambre to discuss the Ben Simmons situation in Philadelphia

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Bonds and Clemens Left Out of the HOF, and Is Harden Unhappy in Brooklyn?

Plus, Ariel Helwani talks Bills heartbreak and UFC 270

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The Baseball Hall of Fame’s Struggle With the Steroid Era Ends in an Awkward Stalemate

By excluding Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens on Tuesday, the HOF blocked out arguably the most accomplished pitcher and hitter in baseball history—and ended one of its most heated, entrenched debates

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Jon Lester Looks Back on His Career

Jon tells the story of the time he wanted Ken Griffey Jr. to hit a home run off him

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Nerding Out on Pitching With Sonny Gray

Plus, NFL playoff predictions and reacting to Klay Thompson’s return

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Knicks Win of the Season, Plus Old School vs. New School Week 18 NFL Picks

JJ also discusses Kyrie Irving’s season debut and whether or not Joe Judge is coaching for his job against the Washington Football Team

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Ben Smith, January 6 Anniversary, Ken Rosenthal, and More

Bryan and David also discuss the release of a People magazine issue that highlights Betty White’s 100th birthday