| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:19 PM
ATLANTA — If Clayton Kershaw continues to pitch the way he did Thursday night, the long-term contract to which the Dodgers intend to sign him this winter could cost them even more than they expect.
That's fine with minority owner Magic Johnson,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense.
Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years.
The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The Dodgers are open to trading one of their three veteran outfielders? If I were any more shocked I’d be Capt. Renault shutting down Rick’s Cafe Americain.
Of course they are. Why wouldn’t they be? They’d better be.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:33 PM
NEW YORK -- Baseball’s business season figures to be a little different this autumn and winter.
For sure, there will be the daily rumors of trades and free-agent signings.
Then mix in the seemingly limitless legal battle between the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Mike Trout might be the best player in baseball. He might even win a most valuable player one of these years.
This was not the year, again. For the second consecutive season, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera beat the Angels outfielder for the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Last year’s American League Most Valuable Player race was one of the most contested in recent years, stoking a debate between two distinct schools of thought about the basis of baseball’s highest individual award.
This season, Orioles...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:42 AM
It looks as though 53 homers and 138 RBIs doesn’t go as far as it used to these days.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis’ remarkable season earned him recognition in every major offseason postseason award, but Davis netted just one trophy...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Since the Orioles are not one of those teams willing to throw caution and good business sense to the wind and spend freely in the free-agent market, every offseason seems to present the same dilemma and create the same kind of speculation.