| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:39 PM
NEW YORK — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:20 PM
As teams move through the offseason and head into spring training, all are equal in the standings and there's typically hope.
For the recently successful ones, hope that they can repeat or build off of last season. For the ones coming off forgettable...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Cole Hamels. Ryan Howard. Chase Utley. Jonathan Papelbon.
Will they all still be in a Phillies uniform when the club reports to Clearwater in less than a month for spring training?
That's the golden question right now and with each passing moment,...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a graduate of Umatilla High School, is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals.
It's not often that a ballplayer gets to attend a State of the Union address...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Casey McGehee’s successful comeback to the major leagues took a long detour, but it paid off.
The veteran third baseman returned from a year of playing in Japan to become an integral part of the Miami Marlins’ lineup as clean-up hitter and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:12 AM
How valuable Giancarlo Stanton was to the Miami Marlins last season was illuminated by what happened when they didn't have him.
After a fastball to the face removed the slugging right fielder from the lineup on Sept. 11, the Marlins sputtered to a 6-...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Update: Hopes were high for Jonathan the Husky, but it was University of Tennessee's Jr. Smokey that took home Mascot of the Year at the inaugural World Dog Awards.
The top prize went to Hank the Milwaukee Brewers' mascot who was adopted by the team...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
More than 250 people attended a fundraiser in Waukegan on Thursday, Dec. 4, to help bring a healing garden to the Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center.
Hosted by State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim at the Glen Flora Country Club in Waukegan, ...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:29 PM
He was widely copied, bitingly parodied and occasionally derided, but ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott could belt out an exuberant "Boo-yah!" as no one else.
And his vivid descriptions, while over the top to his critics, struck a chord for millions of...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The Chicago Cubs' roster shuffling continued Tuesday when they claimed left-handed pitcher Mike Kickham off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and also lost two players. Kickham, 26, was 8-8 with a 4.43 ERA for Triple-A Fresno in 2014. The 6-foot-4...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The Angels bolstered their infield depth in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday, acquiring utility man Taylor Featherston for cash from the Chicago Cubs, who had selected Featherston from Colorado’s double-A team in the major league phase of the draft....