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  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    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...
  • FONTENOT ADDED TO ROSTER; THURSTON RELEASED ...

     
    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...
  • CdM falls in semis

    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...
  • Easier to reach: 600 homers or 3,000 hits?

    PEDs make a difference Mark Emery 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...
  • Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?

    Does the Derby hurt home run hitters such as Robinson Cano?
    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...
  • Video: An Orioles fan's version of 'Hurt' by Nine Inch Nails

    Video: An Orioles fan's version of 'Hurt' by Nine Inch Nails
    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. In the...
  • Study suggests racial mislabeling skews McHenry County sheriff data

    Study suggests racial mislabeling skews McHenry County sheriff data
    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...
  • Who might want Kane traded? Only everyone

    Who might want Kane traded? Only everyone
    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...
  • Orioles notes: Markakis finds his home a lonely place during a road trip

    Orioles notes: Markakis finds his home a lonely place during a road trip
    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....
  • The Sun remembers

    The Sun remembers
    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,...
  • The 15 Worst Sports Scandals of All-Time

    The 15 Worst Sports Scandals of All-Time
    Make sure to vote in our poll and check out the photo gallery.                                The 15 Worst Sports Scandals of All-Time 15. Tour De Dope- Doping scandals and cycling are nothing new. In fact one can be go back as far as 1886 to find...