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Big Ten expansion fallout: 10 lingering topics league officials must now ponder

Big Ten expansion fallout: 10 lingering topics league officials must now ponder

In an interactive room at the ground floor of his league’s semi-new headquarters, Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren met two reporters from The Athletic to discuss a mountain’s worth of issues facing collegiate sports. As almost a throwaway question as Warren was ready to step away to his second-floor office, expansion became a topic. “Regarding …

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Rosenthal: Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

Rosenthal: Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

We’re all suckers for it. The departed free agent returns to where he started. Fans shower him with affection. Tears are shed, hugs exchanged. The passage of time makes the bittersweet moment less bitter, more sweet. That’s what you thought you were seeing when Freddie Freeman returned last weekend to Atlanta, right? Well, we know …

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