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  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • 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......
  • Day 2 of Ultimate Road Trip: Cincinnati will be tough to beat

     
    As a Cardinals fan I am supposed to hate the Reds. It's one of the best rivalries in baseball at the moment and that brawl they had last year was one of the worst in recent MLB history. But visiting Cincinnati on Friday, my first time ever in the Queen...
  • Bill Plaschke: Kindness backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers

     
    Jim Thome: Kindness, integrity backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers...
  • Trey Griffey looks up to Detroit Lions’ receiver Calvin Johnson

     
      You would think it was a given. Ask Ken Griffey Jr.'s son who his favorite athlete is and you would have to figure Trey Griffey would put down his father. So it's an obvious choice, right? After all, his dad is known as one of the best power-hitters...
  • 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-...
  • 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...