| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings.
Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Virginia's 2009 baseball season was down to its final five outs when Danny Hultzen hit a grounder to second base. A record Ole Miss crowd of 10,323, and maybe even the Cavaliers themselves, sensed the Rebels were heading to the College World Series....
| Jun 19, 2011
Edwin Rodriguez is taking heat in Florida, but if the Marlins fire their manager, they will lose shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the process. Ramirez is a huge backer of Rodriguez's and believes responsibility for their sudden slide belongs with the players,...
| Jun 26, 2011
Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star.
For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Duke paid Hall of Fame basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski made approximately $5 million in 2009, according to tax documents the private university provided last week to the Raleigh News & Observer.
Shrewd investment or skewed priorities?
Your answer may...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 10:00 PM
First, allow me to list what “Moneyball” star Jonah Hill wouldn’t talk about during our interview.
He wouldn’t say how he retaliated when co-star Brad Pitt pulled pranks on him. (He’s saving that for Letterman, he says.)...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:38 PM
After weeks of discussion and three separate meetings, the Orioles and pitching guru Rick Peterson have agreed to a much-anticipated deal Monday that will put Peterson in charge of developing pitching throughout the organization, an industry source...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
“Moneyball” is the triumphant true story of how a professional baseball team made it back into the playoffs. The year after making them the last time. And didn’t win the World Series. In terms of distance traveled...
| Sep 26, 2011
Beane changed game
How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...