| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:55 PM
You have heard the familiar storyline: Sports fans are losing interest in baseball. The game moves too slowly; young viewers are tuning out; even old viewers are drifting elsewhere.
Well, as Lee Corso would say, "Not so fast, my friend."
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.
For openers ...
As Paul George landed Friday night against the basket stanchion in Las Vegas, his right leg below the knee snapped to a nearly 90-degree angle, a...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Trevor Bauer never cared about conforming.
A tireless worker who long ago established an eyebrow-raising, pole-to-pole pregame long-toss routine, the 23-year-old UCLA product was judged to be something of an attitude problem and be a potential failure...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Nairn scores game-winner as Spirit makes playoff push
Christine Nairn (Archbishop Spalding) scored the game-winner in the 67th minute as the host Washington Spirit defeated second-place FC Kansas City, 2-1, in the National Women's Soccer...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
In a cool commercial released Friday night, the White Sox sell the idea that U.S. Cellular Field during the ninth inning has become Chicago's new baseball hot spot.
That's when the Sox have won an American League-leading six games in their final at-...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:54 PM
To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special.
Or bring in someone special.
Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Steve Susdorf weakly started this season with just two hits in his first 13 at-bats.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs outfielder saw no reason for alarm. Early April weather for the opening series in Pawtucket was more representative of a New England Patriots...
| Apr 23, 2014
There is much to recommend about Virginia baseball this season, witness the Cavaliers' extended stay atop the national polls. From the weekend starters to the everyday closer, the pitching is historically good. Led by the infield, the defense is airtight,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:30 PM
No. 20 Indians: No. 11 in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rockies.
If the Cubs could, they would run, not walk, away from the last three years of Alfonso Soriano's contract. The Orioles would do the same with the two left on Brian...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 2:02 PM
No. 19 Colorado Rockies: 12th in a series counting down to spring training: Next: Royals
Like Cowboys and Indians in the front yard, baseball is a kid's game. But sometimes, once every million or so encounters, that's not a cap gun the batter has in...