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  • The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do

    The Cutler Rule: Winning is the only thing and anything goes when you do
    As long as the Bears win, Jay Cutler can do what he wants. As long as Cutler throws for 300 yards and two or three touchdowns, he can stiff any coach he likes. That’s what I’m getting in my emails and on my Twitter account. That’s what...
  • Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome

    Orioles trade for veteran slugger Jim Thome
    During the seventh-inning stretch of an otherwise brutal Orioles' beating on Saturday, the video scoreboard at Camden Yards flashed a message that drew a thunderous roar from the announced crowd of 35,335. The Orioles had just traded two minor leaguers...
  • Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade

    Some thoughts about the Jim Thome trade
    On Saturday, the Orioles dealt two minor leaguers, catcher Gabriel Lino and pitcher Kyle Simon, to the Philadelphia Phillies for likely Hall-of-Famer Jim Thome. At first blush, it’s a "why not?" trade. Thome doesn't have a high salary -- roughly...
  • Bolt races into Olympics history

    Bolt races into Olympics history
    LONDON — Moments after providing track and field's enduring snapshot of the 2012 Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt grabbed a news photographer's camera in the middle of his victory lap. The same lens had just been trained on Bolt as he...
  • DARIN RUF RETURNING TO READING ...

     
    OK, made you look. No, Darin Ruf's not returning to Reading as a player - the Phillies have much bigger hopes for last year's Eastern League MVP. But the young slugger will be one of the featured guests at the Phillies Winiter Banquet at Reading's...
  • 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...
  • You won't have to wait long to see Ruf, who played HS ball against a current Phillies pitcher

     
    I don’t think you’re going to have to wait long to get a glimpse of Darin Ruf. Manager Charlie Manuel admitted he thought long and hard about starting him tonight in the Phillies’ series opener with the Marlins, but in......
  • Notre Dame calls that an investigation?

    Manti Te’o will tell the truth about his lies to Katie Couric. No, wait, Te’o will lie some more about the truth in his fake dead girlfriend story. It’s so hard to keep track because Te’o has lied and he’s skilled at it....
  • Thome makes history in Phillies dramatic win

     
    Jim Thome hit his 609th career home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning to carry the Phillies to a 7-6 win over the Rays on Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. It was Thome’s 13th career......
  • Baseball Hall of Fame

     
    I'm several weeks away from entering my own Hall of Fame season, where I begin accepting nominations to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. I've never had a year in which no one was inducted. Then......
  • “Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.” has baseball great stepping up to the reality-show plate

     
    A lot of people view Pete Rose these days with a mixture of anger and pity. Anger that his long-ago sin of betting on baseball games still keeps the sport's all-time hit king out of the Hall of Fame, and pity at the sad caricature they think he's become....