| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 7:21 PM
First, my 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame vote:
1. Jack Morris
2. Curt Schilling
3. Craig Biggio
4. Jeff Bagwell
5. Mike Piazza
Second, my strong recommendation: Read the commentary titled "The Steroid Era Vote" by Howard Bryant on ESPN.com. The...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Who knows what remnants from my childhood I keep in my heart, but actual physical objects that I have retained from those days are few.
A couple of books, even less photographs and I have a faded orange dresser that I cram sweatshirts and old socks...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The bodies of about 20 sea lions have been discovered along the coasts of Oregon and Washington over the last two months, most of them shot to death.
Who did it? No one knows, but there are a few guesses as to why—the playful but voracious...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:36 PM
No one ever questioned where Jim Rice got his power.
One look at his stocky frame and massive arms and you knew why the Red Sox slugger launched many of his 389 career home runs over Fenway Park's Green Monster, seemingly with a flick of the wrists....
| Nov 17, 2011
| 9:32 PM
"The viewers and the Upolu tribe are the people who have looked at Cochran and assumed that he was bullied. We all know that if there was bullying, it would've been shown on the air."...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 5:32 PM
In his first appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot, Edgar Martinez got nearly half the support he'll need to enter Cooperstown.
The challenge in years ahead will be winning over voters who aren't convinced a designated hitter belongs.
| May 14, 2010
David Ortiz had his second multihomer game this month and drove in four runs, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Ortiz hit a three-run homer after Dustin Pedroia's two-run drive in the first inning. Ortiz...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:31 AM
Men's College Basketball-Maui Invitational, seventh place game, 1:30 p.m. (ESPNU), fifth place game, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU), third place game, 4 p.m. (ESPN2), championship game, 9 p.m. (ESPN); Preseason NIT, semifinals, Virginia Commonwealth vs....