| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:31 PM
PARK CITY, Utah -- The U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team for the Sochi Winter Games will be announced on Jan. 1, after the Winter Classic game, officials of USA Hockey said Monday at the U.S. Olympic media summit.
“Our goal the next few...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Dale Sveum went 127-197 in his two years as Chicago Cubs manager -- with more losses than in any other two-year period in the team's history -- but that's not why he lost his job Monday, according to President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:14 PM
In a move that positions him as the favorite to become Major League Baseball's next commissioner, Rob Manfred was selected Monday as chief operating officer.
Commissioner Bud Selig, who made the appointment, has not had a second-in-command since he...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The eyes of the baseball world will be on Texas on Monday, when the Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays play a one-game tiebreaker for the final postseason spot in the American League.
The winner of the Rangers-Rays game advances to another sudden-death game,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Carlos Delgado didn't retire as a Toronto Blue Jay. But he'll forever be remembered as one after the franchise inducts him into its Level of Excellence on Sunday before the team's game with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Delgado will be the 10th member of the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — The bats, balls and just about every piece of baseball memorabilia imaginable were lined up neatly, precisely on a long table inside the American League clubhouse.
Most were for All-Stars to be signed by All-Stars. All of them begged to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — This isn't about the season, for the 2013 baseball season might not end up happily in New York. Nor is it necessarily about the careers of two pitchers who should bookend the 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field.
This isn't about the macro....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home.
Ripken played in the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Ryan Braun has already given a public apology for his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Now the Milwaukee Brewers slugger is taking the personal route, calling season-ticket holders individually to apologize for the actions that led to his season-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On the off chance Cubs fans need some good news right about now, here's a projection that might provide comfort: If President Theo Epstein succeeds in building the "player development machine'' that is his goal, and it later falls apart, he — or his...