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LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander agreed Friday to a $180 million, seven-year contract, topping Felix Hernandez for the richest deal for a pitcher in baseball history. "I love this city & the fans," Verlander tweeted....
Athletes and entertainers will come together April 4-7 in Las Vegas to swing their clubs for charity at the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational. The star-studded event, in its third year in Las Vegas, will be held at the top-ranked Shadow...
Over the past several days, a brush fire has raged across the sports shows as everyone struggles for new conversation points about LeBron James' amazing, perhaps historic, regular season. This new debate centers on why LeBron, ahem, dunks so much in pre-...
It’s getting tough for the rich. Just ridiculous. They can’t buy love, and now it seems, chemistry. Hope they’re still able to nab a swimsuit model. I mean, there has to be some perks beyond being first in line for a Tesla. Perhaps...
Back in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the school ground in Dargan was the place to be if you wanted to play a little baseball. All the kids in the community would enjoy their summer vacations from school by playing the most popular sport....
Tags: Sammy Sosa, Apples, Baseball, Whitey Ford, The Herald-Mail
So Mike Piazza was planning to go all Ralph Macchio on Roger Clemens? And then when he had the opportunity, decided just maybe it wasn’t his best idea? Hey, that’s show business, or at least the autobiography business. Piazza’s...
Former major league slugger Frank Thomas, who is eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame next year, let it be known that he's glad he thrived through hard work rather than taking the easier route and using performance-enhancing drugs. During the...
Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and Mike Schmidt have a few things in common. One, they are all members of baseball's Hall of Fame. Two, they are all glad no one was elected to join them this year. “I’m kind of glad that nobody got in this year,...
Here’s a little dream that’s been spinning around unfulfilled since 1966 -- a freeway World Series. Dodgers vs. Angels, cars streaming back and forth on the Golden State Freeway, all the baseball world focused on Southern California. It&...
Tags: Adrian Gonzalez, Baseball, Consumers, Scott Rolen, Mike Piazza
The Hall of Fame election came and went without the release of Mike Piazza's long-awaited book. Piazza might have been the best-hitting catcher in baseball history, but he and everyone else in a star-studded field of candidates was rejected in an election...
Tags: The New York Times, Sammy Sosa, Mike Piazza
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic? Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication. While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
When Lance Armstrong met last month with his own personal Javert, Travis Tygart of the anti-doping agency, he said after the frustrating meeting, "You don't hold the keys to my redemption. "Only one person holds the keys to my redemption, and that's me,...
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