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  • Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals

    Rogers' rankings: No. 16 Nationals
    No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
  • Ken Griffey Jr.: Unnerved by tee time with Jack Nicklaus

     
    Not much ever seemed to intimidate Ken Griffey Jr. during his athletic prime, even when he played golf in front of big galleries during the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The mere mention of a tee time with Jack Nicklaus, though, was enough to keep the...
  • “The Simpsons” at 500 — our favorite episodes

     
    The Simpsons airs its 500th episode Feb. 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FOX, as part of its 23rd season (and it will be running through at least Season 25, and Episode No. 559). By now, its longevity, and the numbers and records it keeps racking up year after year,...
  • Here’s your invitation to the Obama fundraiser at John Morgan’s house

     
    There's a literally all-star host committee — NBA star Grant Hill and wife Tamia; ex-NBA great and Orlando Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing and Magic GM Otis Smith; Boston Celtics (and ex-Magic) Coach Doc Rivers and wife Kristin; former MLB All-...
  • Question of the day: Knowing what you know now, which player would you rather have as a mid-career player: Bonds, A-Rod, Aaron or Griffey? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic concerning four members of the 600 home run club: Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Hank Aaron and Ken Griffey Jr. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Girls Basketball: A glance at Central Florida state tournament teams

     
    Four teams from Central Florida will be playing in the FHSAA girls basketball state tournament that begins Wednesday and runs through Saturday at the Lakeland Center. Here is a quick look at each of the local teams: Port Orange Atlantic (21-7): Class 3A...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a bat autographed by 'Ken Griffey III' in 'Back to the Future II'?

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: In Back to the Future II, a bat "autographed" by "Ken Griffey III" is used in a scene set in 2015. STATUS: False. Few films seem to spawn as many rumors, myths and legends as the Back to......
  • Kendrick's prized possession stolen

     
    As if the stress of a new season in a new role weren’t enough for Kyle Kendrick, now he has one more thing to worry about. According to the Seattle Times, Kendrick’s home in Mount Vernon, Wash., was burglarized between......
  • MLB draft: Pirates select Gerrit Cole with first pick

     
    Alex Rodriguez … Joe Mauer … Stephen Strasburg … GERRIT COLE. Less than 24 hours after his college season ended abruptly, UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has moved on to the pros, in grand style. Cole joined the likes of Rodriguez......
  • Thome didn't miss a chance to credit Manuel

     
    Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......