| Apr 5, 2009
Their lockers were very close, but Brian Roberts and Nick Markakis barely spoke during the Orioles' 2006 season. There was no animosity, no lingering jealousy between one of the team's biggest stars and its hot-shot rookie.
Roberts and Markakis were...
| Sep 7, 2009
| 8:11 PM
Derek Jeter got a standing ovation — when he came on the field for his pregame wind sprints at the start of a very long day. He didn't give fans more to cheer about, failing to gain ground on Lou Gehrig.
Jeter went 0 for 8 with a walk and remained...
| Sep 17, 2009
They lost to Alabama and waxed Marshall. What else to expect from Virginia Tech's football team?
Alabama's defense is ruder than Kanye West, and Marshall hasn't mattered since Byron Leftwich exited in 2002. Plus, the Hokies lost their most reliable...
| Oct 12, 2009
| 2:47 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Alex Rodriguez finally delivered the playoff performance he needed and his talent demanded, powering the New York Yankees back to the AL championship series.
During this first-round sweep of the Twins, Rodriguez's performance was...
| Oct 19, 2009
The following is an in-progress account of the Angels-Yankees game as written by Houston Mitchell with the Los Angeles Times, updated every few minutes...
BOTTOM OF THE 11TH (Angels 5, Yankees 4)
David Robertson pitching. Juan Rivera batting. Rivera...
| Oct 19, 2009
Jeff Mathis hit a two-out double in the 11th inning to drive home the winning run and the Los Angeles Angels survived a second straight thriller, beating the Yankees 5-4 Monday and trimming New York's lead in the AL championship series to 2-1. In a game...
| Feb 18, 2009
A contrite and nervous Alex Rodriguez said yesterday that he injected a performance-enhancing drug repeatedly over three years of his career, again calling himself "stupid and naive" but failing to offer a further explanation for his use of a substance he...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:40 PM
AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
BOSTON RED SOX (95-67, 2nd)
MANAGER: Terry Francona (6th season)
PAYROLL: $130 million
X-FACTOR: If John Smoltz has one more comeback left in that Hall of Fame arm, he should make for quite a midseason addition.
BEST CASE: Mike...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 2:42 AM
The New York Yankees became Major League Baseball's flagship franchise almost as much for the glamorous image they project as for the 27 titles in their trophy case.
From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, Joltin' Joe to A-Rod, the Yankees have almost always been...
| Oct 23, 2010
Big stars, a big payroll and lots of big comebacks. It all makes for one big disappointment that the New York Yankees won't be repeating as World Series champions.
The Yankees' reign ended Friday night at the hands of the Texas Rangers. Phil Hughes got...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 7:16 AM
Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along.
The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...