| May 29, 2012
| 10:38 PM
As Jason Vargas headed out of the dugout after being lifted in the seventh inning Tuesday with a one-run lead at Rangers Ballpark, the veteran lefty raised a plea for his teammates that was perfectly understandable for a pitcher whose offense has left him...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, stage seven, 7 a.m. (NBC); same-day tape, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
Tennis-The Championships, women's championship match at Wimbledon, England, 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Golf-PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, third round, 2 p....
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz hit an RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night, snapping their five-game losing streak.
Texas' Josh Hamilton had a home run, walk and a run...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball--All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
C.C. Lee Tournament at Northern State Courts
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
Aberdeen Smittys at Jamestown, N.D., 5:30 p.m. doubleheader...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Glen Perkins couldn't put his pitches where he wanted to.
Josh Hamilton made him and the Minnesota Twins pay for it.
Hamilton's two-run homer in the eighth capped a three-run inning for Texas and set up Joe Nathan for the save against...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Cal Ripken Jr. stopped by The Baltimore Sun this morning as part of the promotional tour for his third children’s novel, “Wild Pitch,” which came out today.
The book – about a young pitcher who loses his confidence after...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:14 PM
This season's Most Valuable Oriole, center fielder Adam Jones, placed sixth in this year's American League Most Valuable Player voting.
Jones became the Orioles' highest vote-getter in AL MVP balloting since Miguel Tejada placed fifth in 2004.
| Oct 7, 2012
At the risk of messing with the sabermetric lobby, Mike Trout wasn't the biggest difference-maker in baseball this season.
No, this is not just another plug for Miguel Cabrera and calculations you can do in your head. It's actually an endorsement for...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Bridesmaids in so many of their recent winter pursuits, the Angels made the biggest free-agent splash in their team history Thursday morning when they reached an agreement with slugger Albert Pujols on a 10-year deal for at least $250 million.......