| Jan 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Three worthy baseball veterans were admitted to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The voters were right to honor their achievements.
Pitcher Roger Clemens and outfielder Barry Bonds did not receive enough votes. Clearly, their alleged use of steroids...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Joe Morgan never retired from baseball. He just stopped playing in games.
He is 70, going on 45. What we remember — the left-handed batter swatting hits as easily as we swat flies — remains the essence of who he is and what he will always...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The pressure that Kevin Davidson feels has increased since he stopped trying to hit overpowering fastballs and curveballs that moved as much as a first-grader at recess.
Make sense? It does in Davidson's world, where the numbers he peruses daily are...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:11 PM
For more than 30 years, Ken Burns has created documentaries about United States history.
Baseball is part of that history, and Burns' Emmy Award-winning series on the sport 20 years ago examined the national pastime through the years.
Burns will be at...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Michael Jordan may have a thing or two to learn about being a gracious host.
I've never held my own celebrity golf tournament before (I think you have to be a celebrity and at least know how to hold a golf club before they let you throw one of those...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:56 PM
White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend.
Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:17 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — UC Irvine slugger Taylor Sparks brought a little muscle to the small-ball showdown between the Anteaters and Texas in the opener of the College World Series on Saturday.
The junior third basemen went three for four with a double...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:53 PM
An exemption would have allowed Brad Faxon to play in this week's Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour event in Connecticut he won in 2005.
But after passing on the Encompass Championship last year, he decided to join the 50-and-over set this week....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983.
It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Baseball icon Don Zimmer died Wednesday night at age 83. If you're like me, despite all the memorable things he did in his career as a player, coach and manager, one thing leaps to mind: the time he picked a fight with Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez....