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  • Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14

    Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14
    1953: Ernie Banks makes his Cubs debut Sept. 17. He starts at shortstop and bats seventh, becoming the first African-American player in team history.  1954: On Aug. 22, Banks homers twice in a 12-6 loss to the Braves at Wrigley Field. This is his...
  • On The Fly: Joe Paterno Returns To Top

    On The Fly: Joe Paterno Returns To Top
    Hope Bobby Bowden enjoyed his tenure as the winningest coach in Division I college football history. The 111 wins erased from Penn State's record were restored by the NCAA, restoring Joe Paterno as the No. 1 coach in career victories. The victories were...
  • Bianchi: What if FSU, like Alabama, signed alleged domestic abuser?

    Bianchi: What if FSU, like Alabama, signed alleged domestic abuser?
    Running off at the typewriter … Why isn't the national media skewering Alabama coach Nick Saban for signing 6-foot-4, 350-pound nose guard Jonathan Taylor, who was kicked off the University of Georgia team for aggravated assault and domestic...
  • Dan Duquette played role in Pedro Martinez's path to Hall of Fame

    Dan Duquette played role in Pedro Martinez's path to Hall of Fame
    It is rare for a general manager to have the opportunity to trade for a Hall of Fame-caliber player once, let alone twice. But that’s what Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette did, dealing for right-hander Pedro Martinez on two separate...
  • Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent

    Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent
    For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted in four players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- three of which were first-time eligible and made their marks on the mound. Five-time Cy Young Award winner...
  • Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016

    Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016
    All four of the men elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday -- pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and second baseman Craig Biggio -- are unquestionably deserving of the honor. I would have voted for them without a second...
  • Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    For the first time in 60 years, the Baseball Writers Assn. of America has voted four players into the Hall of Fame. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, two years after the BBWAA...
  • Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame

    Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame
    The sense I’m getting from within the organization is that free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus could fit into the Orioles’ clubhouse without a problem. Rasmus has been criticized while with both of his previous teams -- the St. Louis...
  • Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years

    Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years
    Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium. A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
  • On The Fly: State Has Lost Two Sports Legends In Toner, Detrick

    John Toner's 1955 and 1956 New Britain High football teams were unbeaten in state games. He said yes to UConn's moving from the Yankee Conference to the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma. He was influential in bringing women's sports...
  • Mo'ne Davis jersey going into Baseball Hall of Fame

    The jersey worn by Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Davis, who in August became the fourth girl to pitch in the Little League World Series and the first to win a game, donated her jersey from the...