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Deron Snyder

Deron Snyder is an award-winning journalist and Washington Times sports columnist with more than 25 years of experience. He has worked at USA Today and his column was syndicated in Gannett's 80-plus newspapers from 2000-2009, appearing in The Arizona Republic, The Indianapolis Star, The Detroit News and many others. Follow Deron on Twitter @DeronSnyder or email him at

Articles by Deron Snyder

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred talks about new rules aimed at speeding up play of baseball games among other major topics of conversation at spring training media day Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SNYDER: Rob Manfred fixing what some say isn't broken

The new commissioner is tinkering with the time-honored tradition of timeless baseball. He's trying to bring MLB in-line with the current times, where each second battles for attention. Published February 25, 2015


SNYDER: Alex Rodriguez didn't need another public whipping by the press

Rodriguez went yard when he declined the team's offer to hold a news conference at Yankee Stadium, where he could apologize for using steroids, lying about it and dragging his sport through the mud while he fought a 211-game suspension that was reduced to 162 games. The last thing we needed was another public flogging. Published February 18, 2015