| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Heckuva year, but then, that's true of every year. In no particular order, here are some snapshots of what I noticed this year, in and out of sports, good and bad and occasionally hilarious. Perhaps you noticed some of the same things:
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Addison Russell appears destined to start the 2015 season at Triple-A Iowa, and the assumption is that Javier Baez will be the Cubs’ opening-day second baseman.
That leaves incumbent Starlin Castro at shortstop despite the need for marquee...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando.
The sharks are coming!
No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath.
Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:14 PM
While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:51 AM
In recent months, Hunter Pence became known as a social media star and the subject of viral videos with his inspirational speeches.
He is one of baseball's free-spirited players, a guy who wears his socks high, has his pants rolled up above his knees...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Pointed questions about the implementation of the second wild card don't faze outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig — a fringe benefit one supposes, of Selig being the creator of the wild card as a mode of entry into the MLB...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans.
Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star Game.
Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will start for the National League in Tuesday’s All-Star Game, NL Manager Mike Matheny...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:40 PM
If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star game next year.
That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:57 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — If the Dodgers advance to the World Series this year, Clayton Kershaw might start the All-Star Game next year.
That might be the only way, or so it might seem. Kershaw could be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not...