| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:54 AM
TAVARES — For the past four years Delaney Heaberlin,13, has loved and played baseball and softball.
Last year, she played on four different teams, which led Delaney and her family on a three-week summer journey of competitions that has only...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:45 PM
If I lived in Duluth or St. Paul, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton would get my vote for his stance against the Vikings for allowing Adrian Peterson to play Sunday. The Radisson hotel chain also suspended its limited sponsorship with the Vikings. The Vikings...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:28 PM
When you're planning a vacation with kids, Doris Kearns Goodwin suggests mixing in a little history.
"Something rubs off," said the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian. "People say maybe the kids are grumpy and such, but you often hear about a...
| Jan 1, 2014
In addition to Victoria Falls, Africa's Zambezi River is known for its challenging whitewater. An agreement by the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe to build two dams downriver from the falls would flood the Batoka Gorge below the falls, wiping out...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Tuesday may have been looking forward at media day for the Hurricanes baseball team. But it was also a day two of the program's biggest former stars were celebrated for their accomplishments.
The College Baseball Foundation announced Tuesday that...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The last and most prolific day of Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft brought a little of everything to area fans.
-- The Detroit Tigers picked another Verlander.
-- Numerous players from state colleges who had successful seasons, including...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:41 PM
This is the traditional dead period for high school sports, during which players and coaches get a chance to leave their respective sports behind to pursue other interests.
But baseball is never truly left behind in the Patrick Murphy household, and the...