| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:22 PM
These days, athletes become emblems of their adoptive cities the way cigar-chomping pols and gangsters once did. Big Papi is Boston; Derek Jeter is still New York. Michael Jordan was Chicago, or Chicago was Jordan. Before that Butkus and Ditka. St. Louis,...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:01 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is out of Sunday's lineup against the Boston Red Sox.
Jeter left Saturday's game and had a CT scan on his troublesome left ankle.
The results came back negative, meaning he did not fracture the ankle, but manager...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer.
Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Orioles' season did not end the way they wanted, a feeling players and fans will wrestle with this week as fellow contenders begin the postseason.
From the broader perspective of a franchise recovering from 15 years of losing, however, the Orioles...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
| Jul 10, 2013
Bill Dowling thought for a moment about this night's intersection of minor league baseball and home run derby — the very definition of creative high jinks — broke into a big smile and shouted, "We are not a circus!"
Maybe not, but step right...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Derek Jeter was back, and the New York Yankees felt a whole lot better.
The Yankees captain singled on his first pitch of the season, scored a run and went 1 for 4 with an RBI groundout in his return from a nine-month layoff to help New York beat the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter begged like a kid in an ice cream shop and pleaded like a Washington lobbyist for a quick return from Scranton to the Bronx. There were those in the New York media, too, who campaigned on the Yankee captain's behalf.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It may have been a titan on Twitter but Syfy original movie "Sharknado" caused only a ripple in the ratings.
The cheesy pic averaged 1.37 million viewers on Thursday, according to Nielsen -- good by Syfy standards but making it merely the 38th most...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:17 PM
1. Cardinals (2): They entered last week two games behind the Pirates and ended it tied for first place in the NL Central. Played just well enough to sweep the Marlins.
2. Tigers (4): Vaunted lineup was clicking last week — 49 runs in seven...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:29 PM
5:25 a.m. Soccer: Manchester United vs. Australian league stars.--Fox Soccer Ch.
6 a.m. Tennis: German Open semifinals: Nicolas Almagro vs. Fabio Fognini; Roger Federer vs. Federico Delbonis (in Hamburg).--Tennis Ch.
7 a.m. Golf: British Open...