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  • Nick Markakis doesn't use pink-labeled bat vs. Twins

    Nick Markakis doesn't use pink-labeled bat vs. Twins
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, decided not to use his specially made MaxBat black bat with a pink label Sunday. Players on the Orioles and Twins used various pink apparel and equipment on Mother’s...
  • Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day

    Nick Markakis told he won't be allowed to use his pink-label bat on Mother's Day
    MINNEAPOLIS — An annual Major League Baseball undertaking to provide exposure and money to cancer-awareness charities became embroiled in a bit of a controversy Friday, with an Oriole being one of the players inadvertently involved. On Sunday, as...
  • Official Rules - Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp contest

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The “Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp” contest (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9:00 a.m. CT on Monday, November 19, 2012 and ends at 9 a.m....
  • New books on baseball

    New books on baseball
    Are you a baseball fan or a football fan? Every year the sports media spend a lot of time and energy arguing about whether most Americans are one or the other. I think it's a silly argument for two reasons. First, it should obvious that most sports fans...
  • Doris Sams dies at 85; star in women's baseball league

    Doris Sams dies at 85; star in women's baseball league
    She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky." Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
  • Florida ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball preseason poll

     
    After a runner-up finish in the College World Series, Florida ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball's Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I Preseason Poll released on Monday. It was the first time in school history that UF has been the preseason No. 1 in the nation&#...
  • Groller's Corner Top 11 stories of 2011: No. 3, The trip into America's Heartland

     
    We say Happy New Year with one final glance back at 2011 with the wrapup our three-day series on the top 11 stories of the past year, at least experienced by yours truly. We're mixing personal with business here as you will see. But here's what we've...
  • Kelsey Bruder, Mike Zunino named Ben Hill Griffin Award winners

     
    Kelsey Bruder and Mike Zunino have been chosen as the recipients of the 2011 Ben Hill Griffin Award, which honors the top male and female athletes at UF. Both led their teams to the College World Series championship series, with the softball and...
  • IRONPIGS POSTPONED SUNDAY ...

     
    The final day of the IronPigs road trip got a little busier. Rain washed out Sunday's game between Lehigh Valley and Louisville at Louisville Slugger Field. It was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Monday beginning at 5:05 p.m. After the games...
  • 'Luck': Angry David Milch brought baseball bat to edit bay?

     
    "Luck" costar Nick Nolte recounts a dispute between Michael Mann and David Milch....
  • N.C. State’s Chris Diaz apologizes for outburst following UF’s Super Regional win

     
    An emotional day for Florida and N.C. State in the Super Regional on Sunday ended with a Wolfpack player confronting the officiating crew at the end of the game. A day later, N.C. State shortstop Chris Diaz has issued an apology. With Florida ahead 9-8 in...