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The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground. No mortal can say for sure whether the...
The Hartford CourantFirst, my 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame vote: 1. Jack Morris 2. Curt Schilling 3. Craig Biggio 4. Jeff Bagwell 5. Mike Piazza Second, my strong recommendation: Read the commentary titled "The Steroid Era Vote" by Howard Bryant on ESPN.com. The...
The thick, white envelope arrives every year at this time, full of rules, names and numbers, but just one question. And it's a question heavier than history on this year's baseball Hall of Fame ballot. Who is worthy? The answer merits more than a...
Tuesdays with MitchStick to sports. I've heard it often. So have many of my colleagues. NBC's Bob Costas just heard it in spades. Costas focused his halftime commentary last Sunday night on the horrific murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher. The Kansas City Chiefs...
LAS VEGAS — Against a backdrop of confusion, contradiction and controversy, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will step into a boxing ring here Saturday night. Fight fans hope they go toe-to-toe. That would be fitting, because everything else...
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The Baltimore SunThe Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
Tags: Curt Schilling, Mike Piazza, Sammy Sosa, Steve Finley, Voting
SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...
The awards continue to roll in for Gerald Demsey Posey III, the South Georgia native better known as "Buster." Three weeks after earning his second World Series ring and being named a Silver Slugger and the recipient of the Hank Aaron Award, the former...
The truth hurts. It blinds with the sight of thousands of flapping orange towels. It deafens with the blah-blah-blah about Buster and Bochy and Belt. It batters with every roundhouse kick by that thick third baseman known as Kung Fu Panda. The truth...
The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store. The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies like -...
ST. LOUIS -- The Budweiser was flowing all over town. The champagne was on ice in the clubhouse. The Cardinals were one victory from the World Series, and all that stood between them and a wild civic celebration was a pitcher a decade removed from his...
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