| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry."
Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:16 PM
This summer has hardly been fun and games in the world of professional athletics. The two biggest sports stories revolve around performance enhancing drugs peddled from an "anti-aging" clinic in Coral Gables, Fla., and an execution-style shooting death in...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
I wonder if there are Muslim extremists out there in the ocean trying to find Osama bin Laden's body. There must be. Those people are crazy and I'd put nothing past them. Certainly there are people in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 7:56 PM
Country music singer Mindy McCready has died, officers report.
The 37-year-old singer was found Sunday night in Heber Springs, Ark., according to reports.
The Cleburne County, Ark., Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the singer's death.
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:12 PM
So many shoes now have dropped on Lance Armstrong he has enough stock to open an Infamous Footwear store.
The lies and threats that were Armstrong’s stock in trade have led just about everyone – sponsors and international sports bodies...
| 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 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Billy Corben's "Broke" has spurred a ton of reaction since its airing on ESPN this week, but in at least one case that attention apparently was undeserved.
Homer Bush, who played in 40 games for the 2002 Marlins during a seven-year big-league career, has...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run.
Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
| 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 --...