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  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    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...
  • After Colby Rasmus signs with Astros, Orioles exploring other outfield options

    After Colby Rasmus signs with Astros, Orioles exploring other outfield options
    With their top free-agent choice for an outfield spot, Colby Rasmus, now off the board after he signed a one-year, $8 million deal with the Houston Astros, the Orioles will continue to explore other available options. One possibility who now moves up...
  • State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal

    State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal
    Water pollution concerns could create new hurdles to building another spring training baseball stadium in Palm Beach County. Drinking water protections on the land in West Palm Beach targeted for a proposed $135 million stadium could stand in the way...
  • Trio of aces poised to lead Hall of Fame class of 2015

    NEW YORK — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years. When the Hall of Fame reveals the results...
  • Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    For the first time in 60 years, the Baseball Writers Assn. of America has voted four players into the Hall of Fame. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, two years after the BBWAA...
  • Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz

    Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz
    NEW YORK — Eleven months after Roger Clemens left Boston to embark on the twilight of his career, Pedro Martinez arrived as the new pitching ace of the Red Sox. Over the next seven seasons, Martinez was among the best pitchers in baseball while...
  • Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent

    Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent
    For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted in four players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- three of which were first-time eligible and made their marks on the mound. Five-time Cy Young Award winner...
  • Homerun of a Deal On Yankee Tickets

    Don't strike out on major-league game tickets. Connecticut-based Pinstripes Travel Club is offering discounted grandstand reserved seats for select New York Yankees home games in April, May, June July and August. Order your tickets now at 860-510-0129 and...
  • Pedro Martínez volvió a mostrar humildad y agradecimiento aunque sea leyenda

    Houston (EEUU), 7 ene (EFE).- Una vez más, Pedro Martínez, ni tan siquiera un día después de estar ya convertido en leyenda del béisbol profesional con formar parte del Salón de la Fama se olvido de seguir siendo humilde y agradecido por todo lo que le...
  • Cubs faces volatile TV market

    Cubs faces volatile TV market
    Theo Epstein has mentioned on several occasions that local TV revenue will be a game-changer for the Cubs. The president of baseball operations calls it “a paradigm shift” in keeping up with baseball’s big-money teams. However, with...
  • Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros

    Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros
    The acquisition of switch-hitting center fielder Dexter Fowler tentatively completes a massive offseason for the Cubs. “If we can improve our team for now and the future, we’ll look to do it,” general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday...