| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The defending National Football League champions may be struggling on the gridiron this season, but the Baltimore Ravens have come out on top in another fierce competition - to make their "house" the greenest in pro football.
M&T Bank Stadium has earned...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 AM
For the country singer Jason Aldean, success can be measured many ways: more than 8.5 million albums sold, 12 No. 1 hits on country radio and being named the 2013 Male Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music are a few examples that could...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Sometimes, Randy Knorr sits in his room, all alone, and laughs. Late at night, he sits on his balcony overlooking Nationals Park. In the mornings, he leaves his apartment and thinks to himself, "Oh, my God. I get to go to that stadium to work." He works...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
| May 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
WASHINGTON — In baseball circles, especially among pitchers, a visit to Los Angeles Angels team doctor and renowned orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum was often seen as a prelude to surgery and a lengthy disabled list stint.
But there were plenty of...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- After Kevin Gausman's indoctrination into the big leagues hit a thoroughly rough patch Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was definitive in saying that the heralded right-hander will remain in...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Back in February, before we knew about crippling fears of water and low likeability factors and One Mullet to Rule Them All, 11 teams began a race around the world.
Stuff happened with cheese and haggis. Alliances formed, craziness surfaced, teeth...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
So, was that one small carry-on for a pope, one giant leap for Roman Catholics?
Heading off Monday for his first overseas trip, Pope Francis demonstrated the common touch we heard so much about when he was elected pontiff: He waited in line to board,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
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WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn'...