| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:06 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving ranks as one of the best young point guards in the NBA. The Philadelphia 76ers' Jrue Holiday continues to make strides.
But Irving's and Holiday's rising-star status probably doesn't...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:12 PM
DETROIT (AP) - Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Orioles fans are chortling this morning after the Detroit Tigers routed the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the American League Championship Series.
This was an unbelievably humiliating series for the Yankees, which always plays...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:24 PM
It is the nature of sports and our passion for them that the novelty of newfound success only lasts so long and is eventually replaced with a bittersweet mixture of pride and regret.
So it will be as Orioles fans tune in to the World Series, which begins...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis and his family showed up at the KidsPeace Trick 'n Trot 5K run in Canton on Saturday morning to support the charity event hosted by Buck and Angela Showalter.
He said he gets full clearance for all activities on...
| Oct 29, 2012
Women's college soccer
Hubka scores in OT; Terps reach ACC semis
Senior Danielle Hubka scored in the fifth minute of the first overtime Sunday morning to send the No. 2-seeded Maryland women's soccer team into the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals...
| Apr 29, 2012
The number seven is anything but lucky for Max Scherzer.
The Detroit Tigers starting pitcher has an ERA of 7.77 after giving up three runs on less than five innings of work in which he gave up seven hits and walked a career-high seven batters in a 6-2...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Derek Jeter belted a two-run homer, CC Sabathia went eight innings for the third straight time and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on an encouraging Friday night.
It began with closer Mariano Rivera's announcement that he plans to...
| May 13, 2012
| 9:53 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: Rome Masters.--Tennis Ch.
9 a.m. Baseball: Kecoughtan at Hampton (t. May 8).--LSC 48
Noon Football: Sept. 2001: Heritage vs. Hampton.-- LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: San Diego at Washington.--MASN
1 p.m. Hockey: World...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:00 AM
If you are still itching for bright spots despite the Orioles’ hot start, I have another one for you: The fact the team sent down reliever Stu Pomeranz to Triple-A on Sunday can be viewed with a positive spin. He had two scoreless outings, hit 95...