| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
When the topic of winning streaks arose before Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Orioles manager Buck Showalter insisted that his players don’t pay much attention to them.
“I don’t think they had a thing up...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Happy Black Friday. It’s the biggest shopping day of the year and at this hour, you’re likely either running through the aisle of a department store to snag that $99 high-definition TV or you're at home laughing at the thought of it.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:40 PM
If sport is about mythmaking, then clean sport might be the biggest myth of all.
Baseball was reminded of this the hard way Wednesday when Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. Melky...
| Aug 27, 2012
It may be a desire for immortality that pushes some athletes to seek to transcend the limitations of mere mortal bodies through the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Certainly Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic champion,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 5:34 PM
No. 13 Giants: 18th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Reds.
When it comes to winning games, Bruce Bochy does more with less. He wouldn't mind a little more relaxation.
With the dominant pitching staff built around Tim Lincecum, Matt...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
No. 18 Royals: 13th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Brewers.
When talent comes in waves, good things happen to teams.
The long-suffering Royals believe they have reached the point where their hard work and over-slot spending in the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Despite everything they've been through, and coming off a mediocre season, the Dodgers can win the National League West, where parity still rules....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Baseball’s best head to Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 10, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. In the American League, top vote getters included Prince Fielder, Adrian Beltre, Josh Hamilton, Derek Jeter, Mike Napoli...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Jered Weaver held Kansas City to two hits over 6 1/3 innings while Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis both hit home runs, leading the Angels to a 4-2 win over the Royals in the season opener. Melky Cabrera had both......