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NBA Stars Are Upending Basketball. Baseball's Best Players Are Unemployed.

NBA free agency is five months away, and teams have already taken extreme measures so they can offer Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving the maximum amount of money they’re legally permitted as soon as they possibly can. Major League Baseball’s free agency began more than three months ago. Bryce Harper and Manny Machado remain unsigned. Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel are waiting for teams to stop twiddling their thumbs. Meanwhile, spring training starts in a week. ... ...