| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:41 AM
At its best it was magical for baseball.
… From the grace of DiMaggio, in a dark suit, tossing the ceremonial first pitch, to the triumphant leap of Counsel in Game 7, to the exultation of Pudge taking the hit and holding on to beat the Giants....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has won the AL Cy Young Award by a unanimous vote.
Verlander got all 28 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in results announced Tuesday.
Verlander won the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults, according to new research.
Swedish residents who ate food containing more than 59 grams --...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:15 PM
It won't be pretty
Tarnished as he is, Roger Clemens could find plenty of better things to do than what he will do this weekend — pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
It's unclear if Clemens wants this to be the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:48 PM
7 a.m. NFL preseason: N.Y. Giants at Chicago (d.).--NFL Network
7:30 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: West Ham at Swansea City.--ESPN2
8 a.m. Golf: Johnnie Walker Championship third round (in Perthshire, Scotland).--Golf
8:30 a.m. Horse...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Lance Armstrong's decision not to fight long-standing allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs to spike seven Tour De France cycling championships came within days of Roger Clemens' decision to lace up his spikes again. (The 50-year-old...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:11 AM
Roger Clemens had a press conference before the Sugar Land Skeeters-York Revolution game in York, Pa. on Tuesday.
And a guy named Brooks Robinson showed up – the 75-year-old Hall of Famer is a part owner of the York and Sugar Land teams of the...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Brooks Robinson went out of his way to thank Peter Angelos and his family for the effort and expense involved in honoring all six of the Orioles greats who are immortalized in bronze on the center field plaza, but that doesn’t necessarily mean...