Sports commentary: Leave it to the reporters

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MLB dumps its problems at sports writers feet

By Mike Forster

  There's a simple reason I'm not a betting man:  I'm no good at it.

Still, I was willing to bet good money on the outcome of the recent Baseball Hall of Fame voting.  I was certain both Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds would be selected for induction into the august body of baseballers.

I was wrong.  My thinking went along these lines:  If what they did had been egregious enough, MLB would have banned them from the game.  That's what happened to Pete Rose for his gambling transgressions.

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