| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here.
His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Old Dodgers never die, they just play somewhere else.
Recently departed Luis Cruz must have known something. After clearing waivers and electing Tuesday to bypass a minor league assignment to opt for free agency, he signed with the Yankees. He is...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Josh Hamilton would not flat-out deny that he has resumed using smokeless tobacco when pressed on the matter again Wednesday, but the Angels right fielder went to great lengths to contain speculation about the issue.
“I just don’t have any...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Nothing can stop Hanley Ramirez’s roll right now. Not even a stop sign.
Ramirez didn’t even hesitate when he saw third base coach Tim Wallach throw his hands up after A.J. Ellis’ line drive single to right field and slid into home for...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:25 AM
Someday you’re going to wake up. You’ll stir and your eyes will widen and your brain will try to digest what was just imagined.
Because you have to be dreaming right now, right? Players like Yasiel Puig just don’t materialize in real...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Playing for New Orleans last season, Mike Cervenak finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League with a .340 average. He was fifth in on-base percentage (.408), and 10th in OPS (.912). But at 36 years old, the one-time IronPig had problems finding a job over...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Dodgers have finally found something they are willing to fight for.
But on Tuesday night, it was the wrong thing.
In a brawl that will undoubtedly cost them suspensions that could even include their best player -- what was Swingin' Clayton Kershaw...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:27 PM
I don't speak Chinese, but the EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League seems pretty excited to have Manny Ramirez on its roster this season (see link below). Ramirez may be the first Major League all-star to utter the words "I always wanted...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:42 PM
College Men’s Basketball -- Big East Conference tournament, games at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (ESPN); 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer -- UEFA Champions League, Porto at Malaga, 2:30 p.m. (FSN); UEFA Champions League, Arsenal at Bayern...