| 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 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 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...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis was scratched from the starting lineup for Sunday afternoon’s Grapefruit League game against the Phillies after he woke up with neck spasms.
“We’re just going to be careful with him,” Orioles...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter pondered the question and then deftly evaded it.
Just how good do you think right-hander Jason Hammel has a chance to be?
Instead of answering, he reflected back on the deal last February that brought Hammel to the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:55 AM
If you can handle another six hours of baseball today – and you have access to more than just the local baseball broadcast – you have the option of watching a pretty amazing split doubleheader tonight.
The Tampa Bay Rays need to right...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Xavier Avery could have excelled in any sport, but he chose baseball because he saw it as a game his talents could grow into with hard work. He enjoyed the challenge of playing a sport in which there's always room for improvement — where getting...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Robinson Cano dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse after Monday's game against the White Sox. Jeter and Posada and teammates CC Sabathia, Curtis Granderson and Eric Chavez dined at Roots Handmade Pizza in...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 9:28 AM
The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and his family had dinner at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in River North following his team's loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. A-Rod ordered the spaghetti marinara with shrimp, chicken and steak.
The Yankees' CC...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
One of the big discussions in the press box before Friday’s game was whether Jason Hammel will be an All-Star.
Not whether he is worthy – he has been the Orioles’ best starter this season – but whether he’ll be named to...