| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:03 PM
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera and Metallica will forever be linked.
For more than a decade, the heavy metal band's hit "Enter Sandman" was blasted over the sound system at Yankee Stadium whenever baseball's all-time saves leader would enter...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:23 PM
It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Did you see the story the other day where Daunte Culpepper lost his $3.6-million house in South Florida to foreclosure? It would be sad if it turns out Culpepper is yet another in a long line of professional...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:37 PM
BOSTON — Maybe it was the 90-degree heat, and we're not only talking about Hiroki Kuroda's fastball here. Maybe we can blame some of this stuff on the final day of an oppressive heat wave.
Makes people do crazy things.
Makes people do things...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Today the Queen said that she would like the royal baby to be born before she goes on vacation. Then someone reminded her she's more or less been on vacation since 1952...Conan O'Brien The joke that made me say, "Indeed"......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
five -- go-ahead home runs in the ninth inning or later for Adam Jones since the start of the 2012 season.
With one swing of the bat Sunday,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
During a player’s postgame television interview after a big game, it’s the norm to see Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stalking in the background, searching for the right moment to deliver a shaving cream pie to the face of the interviewee....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter begged like a kid in an ice cream shop and pleaded like a Washington lobbyist for a quick return from Scranton to the Bronx. There were those in the New York media, too, who campaigned on the Yankee captain's behalf.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:45 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Dom Brown should expect to be busy as he takes part in his first All-Star Game this week.
"There's basically stuff going on 24/7," said teammate Cliff Lee, who will be making his fourth appearance. "I didn't expect that much stuff...