| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:33 PM
It is time for us, as a nation of die-hard sports fans, to take a moment and reflect with pride upon what we have achieved.
We now have reached, across the board, consistency of cheating on all levels.
Half-truths, corner-cutting and getting an edge...
| Feb 14, 2015
Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week.
Their careers were redefined this offseason when they joined baseball's elite echelon of $100 million...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:39 PM
The countdown to spring training is on, as is the debate over exactly what Alex Rodriguez should say when he gets there.
A modest proposal: Not a word. Keep the mouth shut, and play ball.
The American culture has grown to demand some sort of...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:34 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez met with top New York Yankees officials on Tuesday and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Two-time World Series champ Johnny Damon says playing “The Celebrity Apprentice” was harder than being on a Major League Baseball team.
“I’ve been on teams that have been successful,” the Windermere resident said Friday....
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez plans to meet with New York Yankees' officials before reporting to spring training.
Having served a one-season suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, Rodriguez is due to start...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week.
Spring training is...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds as the New York Yankees third baseman prepares to return from a season-long suspension.
Rodriguez spokesman Ron Berkowitz confirmed the workouts, which the San Francisco...
| Feb 1, 2015
Welcome to the Get Serious! Special Super Bowl Sunday Edition! Guaranteed, as always, to be inflated to the proper pressure of ten pounds of hot air per column inch!
Yes, sports fans, we are looking forward to tonight's telecast, which is certain to once...