| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
Sandoval hit three home runs and joined Reggie Jackson, Babe Ruth and Albert...
| Oct 25, 2012
One panda was enough to top the Tigers.
Pablo Sandoval set a World Series record by hitting three home runs in his first three at bats, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Game One of the World Series.
Justin Verlander got...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
Sandoval hit three home runs and joined Reggie Jackson, Babe Ruth and Albert Pujols as the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:13 PM
South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier recently got criticized for comments made on a radio show, but one of the great things about Spurrier is that he could not care less if you or I disagree with him. And in this case, despite what you think, he's right....
| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mike Flanagan at his home in Monkton. He would be 60 years old. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Suicide is an exceptionally difficult issue for survivors to deal with. From my personal...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It's an issue that's staring the Phillies in the face.
What will be Jim Thome's role when Interleague play, along with the freedom to have him be the designated hitter, disappears today?
It's always easier to put off the inevitable, especially when...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:31 PM
I don't go to the movies much anymore.
Too expensive, especially since I have to have snacks.
Too time-consuming, and at least half the time I fall asleep.
Plus, I have HBO and Showtime and figure I can wait to see them in my own living room albeit six...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- Don Mattingly of the New York Yankees broke an American League record by hitting a home run in his seventh consecutive game. The AL record of six games was held by several players, most recently Reggie Jackson. Dale Long of the Pittsburgh...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:31 PM
July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...