| May 8, 2014
| 10:36 AM
No sport engenders more discussion than baseball as to who, historically, is best at what. So it's a feat among feats that Mariano Rivera is regarded as baseball's all-time greatest closer by pretty much everyone who has ever pondered, for five seconds,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The New York Yankees got strong pitching from Hiroki Kuroda and strung together four consecutive hits in the fifth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 and win the three-game series at Tropicana Field....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Derek Jeter is worth three times Mariano Rivera to New York Yankees fans.
Tickets for the Jeter’s Yankee Stadium regular-season finale Sept. 25 and tribute Sept. 7 are selling for triple what Rivera’s did last year, according to secondary...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:20 AM
When you're a legendary athlete, you get a legendary send-off.
Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Tiger Woods and several other luminaries across sports and entertainment give a literal tip of the cap to New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in a video...
| Jul 17, 2014
With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony.
While Anthony picked the Knicks, Buss and Jackson joined...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:27 PM
NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy pitched six strong innings in his Yankee Stadium debut, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Saturday afternoon.
Designated hitter Carlos Beltran hit a solo home run, left fielder Brett...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday, tossing seven innings and allowing two earned runs in a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Naps.
A century and one day later, in the Great Bambino's hometown of Baltimore, an...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:07 PM
By definition, it was the New York Yankees who were in pinstripes at Camden Yards for the Orioles’ 3-2 win in 10 innings Friday night.
Their fans, as always, were out in abundance, making up at least half of the sellout crowd. But these weren't...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:51 PM
When hitters are in a zone, sometimes the baseball looks as big as a basketball. But for Jake Cave, whose bat has been cooking on high since the All-Star break, there's a more detailed explanation.
"I just feel like I'm not missing the pitches I want to...