Mike Piazza

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10 Ways to Say 'I'm Not Gay'

Stars defend heterosexuality to their public

(Newser) - Star Jones' ex, Al Reynolds, used YouTube to make it official—he is not gay, just "kind of soft." His coming-in announcement prompts Radar to list the 10 best moments in defensive heterosexuality.
  1. Oprah Winfrey on rumors about her and Gayle King: ''Oh, please.''
  2. Jake Gyllenhaal: "
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Piazza Retires After 16 Seasons

Slugging catcher a lock for the hall

(Newser) - The most prolific hitting catcher of all-time is hanging up his spikes. After 16 years, Mike Piazza is calling it a career, one that saw him amass a .308 lifetime batting average and 427 homeruns; 396 of those dingers came as a catcher, which is the most all time, reports... More »

Free Agency Loses Some of Its Luster

So-so big-name players get only minor-league deals

(Newser) - Veteran baseball players of varying skill levels have been finding it harder to secure the contracts they used to pull in on name recognition alone, leaving plenty of big names unsigned and plenty more playing at cut rates. The New York Sun looks into just why Jeff Weaver is in... More »

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