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Kim Kardashian, 1 – Tony La Russa, 0: The Sports Blog’s Dependence On Page Views

There’s no better sign of what’s become of the sports world than the sequence of events that took place today. This morning we were hit with the bombshell that Tony La Russa, fresh off his third World Series win, was going to retire.

A couple hours later that news was absolutely trounced by the news that the first lady of sports, Kim Kardashian herself, planned on filing for divorce from her husband of two months, Kris Humphries.

I’m sure there are tons of sportswriters and radio hosts who are up-in-arms that one of the best managers in the history of baseball is being overshadowed by a woman who’s made millions of dollars for doing nothing, but this isn’t going to be one of those rants. Continue reading

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