| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Joe Thurston became the first victim of the Phillies infield shuffle. The Phillies released Thurston Monday to make room on the roster for utility infielder Mike Fontenot, who had been in extended spring training since signing as a minor league free agent...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 11:49 PM
VALLEY GLEN — Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa were still untainted home-run heroes the last time the Corona del Mar High girls' tennis team failed to reach at least the CIF Southern Section semifinals.
The Sea Kings (18-6) needed a quarterfinal...
| Jul 11, 2011
PEDs make a difference
The Morning Call
Eliminating admitted or suspected performance-enhancing drug users Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Alex Rodriguez from the list, only four "clean" players have hit 600 home runs. Since baseball has cracked...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Ah, the Home Run Derby. It’s hard for me to think of many American traditions that top watching baseball’s best sluggers (cameos made by Vernon Wells in 2010 and Brandon Inge the year before) while listening to Chris Berman shriek NFL...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Orioles fans, you can probably relate to this.
I was sent a link to an excellent video summing up what it has been like to be an Orioles fan over the past 13 years, and it comes in the form of an acoustic parody of "Hurt" by Nine Inch Nails.
| Mar 26, 2011
According to the McHenry County sheriff's official records of traffic stops, Pedro Lopez is not Hispanic.
Neither is Jose Salas.
Or Pablo Toxqui-Zavala.
That's despite jail records showing that the three had brown skin, spoke Spanish and were from...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The Blackhawks have said nothing about Patrick Kane’s latest photo spread. Do they care what their highest-profile player does? Do they care that their ticket-buyers might have questions?
It has been over a week since Deadspin shared these shots...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Having never been on the disabled list in his career, Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis is finding it's almost as painful being away from the team as it is dealing with hamate bone surgery.
"It [stunk]," said Markakis, who was in the clubhouse Friday....
| Jun 10, 2012
| 12:47 PM
June 10, 2003: A week after Sammy Sosa was caught using a corked bat, some of the announced 32,484 in attendance at Camden Yards greet the Chicago Cubs' slugger by throwing corks at him as he takes his spot in right field. "As long as no one touches me,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:45 AM
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