Coverage of Castro Accusations Sets Dangerous Precedent

On day that Cubs fans should be celebrating both the departure of Carlos Zambrano and the arrival of super prospect Anthony Rizzo (who was an instrumental part in the trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez to the Red Sox), instead the news cycle on the North Side has been dominated by a bombshell dropped earlier today. Starlin Castro, the star shortstop who has been touted as the next big star for the Cubs, has been accused of sexual assault by a 22-year old woman in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred in September, according to reports.

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Yankees Robinson Cano Wins 2011 Home Run Derby in Arizona

Tonight at Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona the 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby was won by Robinson Cano from the New York Yankees. The second baseman for the evil empire bested Adrian Gonzalez, the first baseman from the rival Boston Red Sox.

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Break Out the Brooms: Minnesota Twins Get Swept

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Just when fans think things couldn’t get much worse, the Minnesota Twins sink to new unheard of depths. The team that is perennially slated to contend for the AL Central division crown is in a tailspin that it cannot seem to kick. The offensive output continues to be a concern. Even when they do score runs, they seem to find a way to blow it in the late innings. The club seemed to have an easy stretch of games last week against the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, but nothing is smooth for the team this season.

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