| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
What a thrill it was (for five seconds) to see Don Drysdale’s picture on the cover of Sunday’s sports section.
One of our own, a legendary Dodger, No. 53, was front-page news again.
It was a thrill until flipping over the fold —...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:16 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Morgan Tuck is encouraged by her recovery from knee surgery, positive news for UConn.
The Huskies need her to help Kiah Stokes and Breanna Stewart deal with the post now that Stefanie Dolson is in the WNBA.
"She's good," Geno...
| 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 19, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Belly up and plant a flag, because there's no way of settling this debate. Still, it doesn't mean that an argument can't be made that Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday provided baseball with its greatest pitching performance.
Not this season, but ever. As in...
| 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....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been.
When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha have a lot in common.
Both were first-round draft picks, Kershaw by the Dodgers in 2006 and Wacha by the St. Louis Cardinals six years later. Both played high school baseball in Dallas, both pitched in...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:54 PM
(Reuters) - A timeline of key Major League Baseball doping milestones:
Aug 22 - A jar of androstenedione is discovered in the locker of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire, who admits he uses the steroids precursor. McGwire goes on to hit a then Major...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...