| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:48 AM
For a moment, Casey McGehee was happy about the Marlins’ trade with the New York Yankees. McGehee was working out Friday when his wife, Sarah, received a text from right-hander David Phelps’ spouse. The two became friends when McGehee and...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A few questions to ponder as we depart 2014 for 2015:
Will the UConn men's basketball team take momentum and mojo into March, when the Huskies would be defending their title?
Have UConn women's basketball fans made hotel reservations in and around...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Days after the Orioles' memorable 2014 season ended in the American League Championship Series, it seemed a foregone conclusion the club would be able to retain its longest-tenured player.
As weeks went by without a deal, optimism dissipated, and once...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
When Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston early Tuesday, the natives made sure he quickly recognized his new home.
The switch-hitting third baseman was greeted at his introductory press conference at Fenway Park by a fan wearing a mascot-type, oversized...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:44 AM
SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday.
However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Matt Kemp still doesn't know where he'll be playing next season.
He could return to the Dodgers. He could be traded to a team in search of a right-handed power hitter such as the San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners or Baltimore Orioles....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The Jon Lester sweepstakes are resembling a wild car chase.
There were conflicting reports regarding Lester's final choice, a few hours after a source familiar with the pursuit of Lester said that the marquee free-agent left-hander would...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet.
We're talking about...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Suzy Whaley, known for breaking barriers before, did it again when she was elected secretary, becoming the first female officer in PGA of America history.
The resident of Farmington also is the first person from the Connecticut Section PGA to be an...