| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:31 AM
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37.
The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office said in a news...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:03 AM
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. -- Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, has died. She was 37.
Waren Olmstead, the coroner in Cleburne County, Ark., said in a statement McCready died Sunday apparently...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Bidding is underway for a bloody sock that Curt Schilling wore while pitching the Boston Red Sox to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2004 World Series.
Schilling decided to sell the sock, which was bloodied as he was...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:01 PM
It used to be so easy.
Back when I was a kid, all you did was flick on the TV and sit and watch sports.
You were moved, inspired and driven to be just like those guys, those athletes who dazzled you with their brilliance.
They were role models —...
| Jan 27, 2013
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....
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 PM
I don't envy the job the Baseball Writers' Association of America members have in choosing the 2013 Hall of Fame class.
This year they must contend with the "steroid ballot" as names such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza and Sammy Sosa...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:58 AM
For two hours, all Logan White could do was sit in his car in the Thomas Stadium parking lot as a thunderstorm rained down on Johnson City, Tenn.
It was the night of Friday, May 17, and the Dodgers vice president of amateur scouting was waiting for a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headline-makers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Lance Armstrong lied. Pete Rose lied. Marion Jones lied. Mark McGwire, who alternately saved baseball and trashed baseball, lied.
The authors of the greatest achievements in the history of sports ultimately have looked the camera in the eye and said,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The Orioles don’t have a top 5 pick in this year’s amateur draft, which begins Thursday night.
But there could be a player with distant ties to the organization getting selected that early.
Colin Moran, a third baseman from the...