| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:26 PM
Jim Marshall remembers the shortest scouting meeting Giants manager Alvin Dark ever had before a three-game series at Wrigley Field in 1961.
"Just walk Ernie Banks four times, and we'll win this series," Marshall recalled Saturday.
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:55 PM
After a rough start to his Orioles career last year, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez is looking forward to a fresh start in 2015.
Jimenez, who signed a four-year, $50 million contract last spring training, struggled in his first season with the Orioles,...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:28 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Giambi is retiring after 20 seasons in the majors.
The 2000 AL MVP announced his decision Monday in a statement that was first sent to the New York Daily News. He ends his career as one of 20 players in history with at least...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:53 PM
Bovada on Monday released its 2015 win totals for all 30 major league teams. The site pegged the Marlins at a disappointing 81.5, same total as their division rival Mets. That would represent a four-win improvement over last season.
One thing to keep in...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:28 PM
Rocky Bridges, a journeyman infielder whose 11-year major league career was bookended by seasons with the Brooklyn Dodgers and the expansion Los Angeles Angels, has died in Idaho. He was 87.
Bridges, who went on to be a minor league manager and major...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Sharon Bowen thought her late husband was a bit crazy for buying a scrapbook filled with black and white photos of Cleveland ballplayers from the early 1900s — but not anymore. It turns out that book held what may be the only autographed photo of...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:22 AM
With spring training just a few weeks away, the onslaught of ideas on how to make this baseball season better has begun.
The baseball Twitter community is buzzing about a proposal, which FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal reported was floated by...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:39 PM
The Angels have signed right-handers Frank Herrmann and Zach Stewart to minor league contracts, with Herrmann’s deal including an invitation to major league spring-training camp.
Herrmann, 30, went 4-1 with a 4.26 earned run average in 95...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:04 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A meeting with the "Sodfather" before Wednesday's Cactus League opener at Camelback Ranch alleviated any fears that U.S. Cellular Field will be an ice rink on opening day.
After another brutal winter, capped by record cold...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:48 PM
Former California Angels star Alex Johnson, the 1970 American League batting champion, died Tuesday in Detroit, the Angels announced. He was 72.
Johnson played with eight teams over 13 seasons in the 1960s and '70s, but the left fielder's best season in...