| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Ten years ago this month, fans came as close to seeing the Cubs in the World Series as they’d been in six decades. Then the eighth inning of Game 6 in the National League Championship Series happened, setting off a catastrophic...
| 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...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:45 PM
How many players on the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will be suspended in the wake of Tuesday's brawl at Dodger Stadium?
We'll have to wait until Friday to find out. Although Major League Baseball had been expected to announce fines and...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:31 PM
You win, they throw roses. Accolades pile up, bandwagons overflow, hearts beat faster.
The way the Dodgers are winning, there could be plenty of honors tossed their way before this is all over, both of the team and individual variety. But here’s...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:04 PM
This is, of course, some kind of otherworldly run the Dodgers are experiencing. Near-historic stuff.
According to research by Retrosheet’s David Smith, since 1901 the Dodgers are only the third team to be 12 games under .500 (or worse) and then...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:40 PM
The chair on which General Manager Ned Colletti sits, night after night, at Dodgers home games, once came with a very high temperature. Now, the hot seat is more like a throne.
Colletti has lasted, persevered. He has gone over Niagara Falls in a...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Outfielder Yasiel Puig has captured Dodgers fans' imagination with his hitting and flair for the dramatic. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez has captured the No. 3 spot in the batting order by being a model of excellence with 17 home runs and 81 runs batted...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:33 PM
When Josh Beckett explained over the weekend why Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher he has ever seen, he wasn't talking about the movement on Kershaw's fastball or break on his curveball.
Beckett marveled at what Kershaw showed Tuesday night in a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti said Thursday as the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline approaches that he isn’t optimistic his team will make a late-season splash similar to the acquisitions of Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Dan Marino is No. 1.
Larry Csonka is No. 2.
No questions, right? They belong at the top of South Florida's Greatest Athlete list, right? Marino cackled with a football electricity that won games, sold tickets and defined a new city. Csonka was the...