| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I am not a Yankees fan, but a few years ago I watched Ed Bradley's interview with Derek Jeter on "60 Minutes." I was going to change the channel but I'm glad I didn't -- Jeter proved to be engaging, courteous and candid to a fault.
I'm a Sox fan and I...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
ESPN asked 51 players four true-false questions about having a gay teammate. One was whether an "openly gay player would be comfortable in an NFL locker room." The results — True: 25. False: 21. No answer: 5. ... The so-called Eisenhower tree at...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:09 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – This week, the Orioles signed a pair of players who have been involved in different controversies in the past -- outfielder Delmon Young and right-hander Alfredo Aceves -- to minor league deals.
But Orioles manager Buck...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles have signed right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to an industry source.
The 31-year-old Aceves split last season between the Boston Red Sox and Triple-A...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Even though the Orioles entered their final series of the season chasing little more than pride, the American League East champion Boston Red Sox came to Camden Yards with plenty to play for. Boston entered its three-game series at Camden Yards with a...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Thank you, Miguel Cabrera. You too, Josh Hamilton.
From someone who is voting for the American League Most Valuable Player award, it's really nice to have an easy choice when you write the first name on the ballot — or type it, actually, as the...
| Oct 1, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Tigers (1): Sure, you'd rather not get no-hit in the regular-season finale, nor swept in Miami at any point in the season. But none of that will matter on Friday in Oakland, when the division series rolls around....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
BOSTON — The signs are there, signs for everyone to see and for all New England to embrace. From the runaway beard heading for Mike Napoli's belly button to the "Boston Strong" logo mowed into the center field grass for the postseason, the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
BOSTON -- One ball fell between two outfielders. Another took a bad hop off the Green Monster standings. One batter reached safely on a dropped third strike and another when the pitcher was slow to cover first.
By the time it was over, the Boston...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:35 PM
BOSTON — By 6:15 p.m., it was the favorite chant at Fenway Park, ahead of "So good! So good!" in the eighth-inning version of "Sweet Caroline." By 6:45 p.m., yeah, it clearly had become the favorite chant in all of Boston, ahead even of "love that...
| Oct 6, 2013
BOSTON — Joe Maddon was the bench coach for the 2002 Angels when John Lackey became the first rookie pitcher to win a Game 7 of the World Series in 93 years. The Rays manager said Friday that he was always grateful to Lackey for the winner's share...