| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
RPM Italian's motto might as well be “For celebrities, by celebrities.”
The River North restaurant co-owned by Giuliana and Bill Rancic and featured on their E! reality TV show “Giuliana and Bill” attracted an impressive...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Major League Baseball has gone to great pains to move past its so-called steroid era, which gripped the game for more than a decade and stained the reputations of many of its greatest players.
But nearly six years after the release of the Mitchell...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:21 PM
NEW YORK — It was a simple moment, one not captured by cameras, one without any real significance, one not nearly as stirring as the final All-Star appearance of the game's greatest closer.
Unless, of course, you follow the Orioles and you know...
| 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 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze.
Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Mets 5, Dodgers 3
ON THE MOUND: In the aftermath of a start that lasted only five innings, Zack Greinke admitted he wasn't his sharpest. Greinke was charged with three runs and four hits. He walked two. The game snapped a streak of 21 consecutive starts...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...