| Jun 17, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
It's over, right? The U.S. Open is now the U.S. Closed. Rory McIlroy is torching the course at Congressional and making the rest of the field look like the C-flight at the Stoneybrook West member-guest. McIlroy is...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Hall of Fame inductions are getting to be routine for Joan Joyce, the multidimensional coach and athlete who created FAU’s softball and has been its coach for the last 18 years.
Joyce, 71, will be inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of fame...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Sep 2, 2012
BLACKSBURG — Sharing is inevitable when you work and travel with someone for 25 years. Five-star meals, one-star rooms and vice-versa. Wrong turns, canceled flights and comedic gaffes.
None of which assure the bonds forged between Bill Roth and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Sept. 24, 2000: Rookie running back Jamal Lewis scores his first NFL touchdown and the Ravens defense holds Cincinnati to 4 rushing yards as Baltimore crushes the visiting Bengals, 37-0. "We set a standard with this game," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:01 PM
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
To generations of baseball fans, he was simply "Stan the Man."
Stan Musial, a legendary slugger for the St. Louis Cardinals who came to embody one of the sport's most successful franchises, died Saturday. He was 92.
Musial, who had Alzheimer's...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Are you a baseball fan or a football fan?
Every year the sports media spend a lot of time and energy arguing about whether most Americans are one or the other. I think it's a silly argument for two reasons. First, it should obvious that most sports fans...