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MLB is finally back. Did you notice what was different about baseball on opening day?

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One way of discussing MLB’s 21st-century aesthetic evolution goes like this: Say a baseball-loving Rip Van Winkle who fell asleep in the 1990s emerged from their slumber and started watching games again. How long would it take them to identify what’s changed? What would they spot first? Would it be the strikeouts? The homers? The lack of stolen bases and complete games? Would they instantly lament the waning number of balls in play? Or would they exult in the superior athleticism and the triple-digit velocity? Invariably, this scenario is invoked to stoke the "Baseball is Dying" panic — a compelling but misguided buzz that hovers over this sport like that rain cloud hovers over poor Charlie Brown. For the first time in a long time, the baseball world’s tiresome self-consciousness got flipped on its head Thursday.

The first question Steinauer was asked during Wednesday’s media availability was the identity of his starting quarterback

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CFL Grey Cup is back in Hamilton! The Hamilton Tiger-Cats host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Tim Hortons Field on Sunday, December 12, 2021. 108th Grey Cup will feature a rematch of the 2019 event between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, which was won 33-23 by the Blue Bombers.

Tom Brady trolls Tony Dungy on Twitter

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After Dungy listed Brady as his 6th toughest QB to coach against, Brady took offense and took to Twitter.

VIDEO: Xavier Rhodes with a pick for a touchdown!

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Xavier Rhodes jumps the route and picks Sam Darnold for a touchdown.

Is it just me?

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Or does this kid run EXACTLY like jordan wilkins? Slow yet with Incredible vision? Wilkins will be a contributor for another team if he doesn’t surviv camp.

Video: Colts Recap the 2020 NFL Draft on "With the Next Pick" Episode 4

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In episode 4 of the Colts' excellent series, "With the Next Pick," the Colts give us a behind the scenes look at their draft prep, as well as what went into the actual night of the draft and making their selections.

Video: Michael Pittman Jr. on draft day

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Michael Pittman Jr. takes us through how he experienced the draft leading up to his selection by the Colts with the 34th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

RB Zack Moss breaks down film with Alex Rollins of Niner Nation

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Alex Rollins of fellow SB Nation site Niners Nation sits down with Utah RB Zack Moss to break down game film and give a look at the position from the eyes of a future NFL running back.

Football Outsiders event in Indy next week

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For any other Football Outsiders fans around here, founder Aaron Schatz will be at Brothers Bar & Grill in downtown Indianapolis next week. Hope to see you there.