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It looks like Warren Buffett will eventually be replaced by one of these two men

In Berkshire's annual report to shareholders, Greg Abel, the head of Berkshire's energy companies, and Ajit Jain, a top insurance executive, were said by Munger to be "proven performers who would probably be under-described as 'world-class.'"<p>"'World-leading' would be the description I would …

Orioles’ Deal With Tyler Colvin Falls Through

<b>JAN. 24:</b> Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweets that Colvin's physical revealed that he still has back issues, causing the Orioles to reduce their offer …

Does more power really mean more strikeouts?

The archetype of the all-or-nothing power hitter has existed for as long as I can remember. From the fictional bat-praying, chicken-sacrificing …

Pirates make changes to logo, uniform

The Pirates have been using a big, gold "P" as a logo for a while, but now it is their official logo.<p>The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially changed their primary logo from the old "Jolly Roger" pirate design to a gold "P", reports Michael Sanserino of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.<p>The Jolly Roger …

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine know plenty about shutouts, but the two former Atlanta Braves teammates didn't allow another one in Hall of Fame balloting.<p>The 300-game winners led the Hall's first class of three first-time electees since 1999 and slugger Frank Thomas joined them in earning induction …

Via @ufc: “Bryce Harper trains like a champion in the offseason! Looking forward to seeing him hit a Home Run with the belt on! Good Luck Bryce!”

Nope. Not unanimous. Played with cheaters.

Monday, MLB.com published the Hall of Fame ballots of its 17 voters. I'm not going to parse all of those ballots, because it's just the same old …

Remaining Offseason To-Do Lists for Every MLB Team, Post-New Year Edition

Teams have been busy over the past two months, putting their offseason plans in place and trying to fill as many holes as possible. For many of those teams, however, there are still needs to address, and time is running out before it's time to report to spring training.<p>With the posting process for …

All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Jan. 3

MLB's 30 clubs combined to make just one minor signing on a slow Friday. Here's a recap of the hot stove news.<p><b>MORE</b>: FA tracker: position players | FA …

Stephen Drew Returning Remains Best-Case Scenario for Red Sox, Beginning to Seem More Likely

1,727<p><b>Stephen Drew</b> can’t be too thrilled about how this offseason has played out. The Boston Red Sox, on the other hand, have every reason to be …

On trading either Wilmer Flores or Daniel Murphy

The Mets reportedly failed to get top pitching prospect <b>Eduardo Rodriguez</b> from the Orioles in return for <b>Ike Davis</b>. The conundrum seems to be that the …

Dodgers issue statement on Yasiel Puig's arrest for reckless driving

The Dodgers have spoken regarding Yasiel Puig's second arrest on charges of driving in excess of 100 mph in Florida.<p><b>MORE</b>: FA tracker: position …

Just another dirty cheater?

As you undoubtedly know, Murray Chass is a baseball writer of long standing who has, since leaving <i>The New York</i> <i>Times</i> a few years ago, taken advantage …

Power Ranking Washington Nationals' Offseason Signings, Trades so Far

Just as the Washington Nationals' fans have been busy this holiday season, so too have the Washington Nationals themselves.<p>The team has made several moves so far, including both free-agent signings and trades.<p>Which of these moves was the best?<p>Here now is a power ranking of the Washington Nationals' …

It’s @hanleyramirez13’s birthday, so he did this to his hair. (via @hanleyramirez13)

Chris Perez joins Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed with former All-Star closer Chris Perez on a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.<p>Perez will earn $2.3 …

Danilo lamenta muerte de ciclistas

El presidente Danilo Medina expresó sus condolencias a los miembros de la Federación Dominicana de Ciclismo y a los familiares de los atletas Euris …

Breaking down Rafael Palmeiro's tainted Hall of Fame case

Rafael Palmeiro has first ballot Hall of Fame credentials, but he also failed a PED test. Here's a breakdown of his Hall of Fame candidacy.<p><b>Hall of</b> …