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Why on Earth Is Jim Crane Doing Interviews Right Now?
On Friday, Houston Astros owner Jim Crane decided to give a long, rambling, lunchtime interview to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. Over a meal of salmon, Crane aired his grievances with the reputation his team acquired over the past ten months. Specifically, the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal resulted in an asterisk forever being applied to the team’s 2017 World Series win, and a bizarre locker room outburst directed at a group of female reporters led to the ousting of one of the team’s rising young executives, even as management screamed “fake news.” Crane, of course, had the option of saying nothing. Back in March, with spring in the air and baseball about to begin, it was impossible to imagine that any story could be bigger than what…View Original Post