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  • Former A's, Giants manager Alvin Dark dies; played two seasons for Cubs

    Former A's, Giants manager Alvin Dark dies; played two seasons for Cubs
    Alvin Dark, who was the 1948 rookie of the year and a three-time All-Star as a player and led both the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's into the World Series as a manager, has died at age 92. “He just simply died of old age,” his son,...
  • Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are L.A.'s dueling MVPs of summer

    Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are L.A.'s dueling MVPs of summer
    For six months they shared the wide eyes and wild cheers of witnesses from a grateful region that fell in love with its baseball supermen. Standing atop the mound at Dodger Stadium, Clayton Kershaw would throw faster than a speeding bullet. Racing...
  • Giancarlo Stanton agrees to $325-million contract with Miami Marlins

    The Miami Marlins, publicly rebuked four years ago for not spending enough money on player salaries, are set to make outfielder Giancarlo Stanton the highest-paid athlete in North American sports history. The Marlins and Stanton have agreed on a 13-year...
  • Clayton Kershaw adds first MVP to three Cy Youngs

    Clayton Kershaw adds first MVP to three Cy Youngs
    Clayton Kershaw didn't win a World Series ring this year, but landed the ultimate consolation prize Thursday. Kershaw was named the most valuable player of the National League, becoming the first pitcher to win the award since Bob Gibson in 1968....
  • Orioles organization down to one Britton

    Orioles organization down to one Britton
    It doesn't appear Orioles closer Zach Britton will pitch at Camden Yards one day with his older brother on the field behind him in the same uniform. Infielder Buck Britton, who had spent seven seasons in the Orioles’ minor league system after...
  • Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake

    Letters: USC and UCLA fans know what's at stake
    As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting

     Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting
    Are these really the Miami Marlins? The same Marlins who have gained a reputation as one of the biggest penny pinchers in baseball? The same Marlins who have alienated fans by trading their best players — does the name Miguel Cabrera ring a...
  • Were the Marlins smart to give Giancarlo Stanton $325 million?

    Were the Marlins smart to give Giancarlo Stanton $325 million?
          Let’s get the disclaimers out of the way first. Giancarlo Stanton is a terrific ball player.  We are lucky to have him playing for the Marlins. He is young, and hasn’t even reached his prime. He seems like a good guy and good...
  • Report: Stanton, Marlins agree to record $325M deal

    Report: Stanton, Marlins agree to record $325M deal
    Slugger Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins have agreed to a deal for a record $325 million over 13 years, CBSSports.com reported Monday. According to sources, the 25-year-old Stanton will receive an early opt-out clause in addition to a no-trade...
  • Alvin Dark dies at 92; All-Star shortstop, Oakland A's manager

    Alvin Dark, an All-Star shortstop with the New York Giants in the 1950s who went on to manage the Oakland A's to the World Series championship in 1974, died Thursday at his home in Easley, S.C. He was 92. His death was confirmed by the Robinson...