| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Like many people, I regard advertising as a necessary evil — a serious annoyance at times, but nothing that causes any long-term pain for society.
Sometimes, however, it is something more sinister.
Two years ago, Brian Wilson sported a thick,...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, 5-Hour Energy 200, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN); Indy Racing League, IndyCar, Dual in Detroit, Race 1, 2:30 p.m. (ABC);...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Throwing a game away — literally — doesn’t usually sit well with teams, especially when they are attempting to establish themselves as consistent winners.
So when the Orioles dropped a 9-8, 10-inning loss to the Oakland A’s...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:28 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. – Traveling to the West Coast for their longest road trip of 2013, and kicking it off in their personal palace of horrors, it wouldn’t have been surprising if the Orioles would have come out flat Thursday night.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:58 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — The majority of Wei-Yin Chen’s Orioles career has been watching his team’s offense take a breather whenever he pitches.
The lack of offensive support has been well-documented – in 20 of his last 29 starts the...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:59 PM
It took 11 days over two continents a half-world apart, but the Mariners found their offense against the A's this weekend, with an 8-7 victory Saturday that completed a two-game series sweep.
Felix Hernandez was the beneficiary of the latest Mariners...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:50 PM
The Oakland A’s have completed one of the more improbable regular seasons in Major League Baseball history by beating the Texas Rangers 12-5 Wednesday afternoon to win the American League West pennant.
The 162 game schedule game down to the last...
| Oct 7, 2012
DETROIT — On the American League side of October, the handwriting is already on the wall.
This sets up to be a playoff showcase for home run hitters and Justin Verlander.
The Tigers' dominator is in a group of five guys who seem likely to be...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:11 PM
As Wilson Betemit rounded third, he flung his batting helmet in the air and charged headfirst into the mob awaiting him at home plate.
A remarkable comeback struck quickly -- the stadium siren blaring and the seating bowl fervent -- with the Orioles,...