| May 28, 2013
1. Cardinals (2): They haven't lost a series in May, with a win over Clayton Kershaw on Sunday their latest achievement. Their pitching depth is being tested, but they still have Michael Wacha in the wings. That's impressive.
2. Tigers (4): Miguel...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:20 PM
BOSTON — He loves the ballpark again. Not Fenway or Yankee Stadium or Progressive Field specifically — Terry Francona loves them all again.
"I get there absurdly early," he said Thursday. "I stay there absurdly late. I have no perspective."...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:58 PM
JoAnna Garcia Swisher is a new mom! The actress and her baseball-playing husband, Nick Swisher, have welcomed their first child.
And it's a girl!
The "The Internship" actress and "Freaks and Geeks" alum married the Cleveland Indians first baseman in...
| May 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Zach McAllister didn't appear out of nowhere for the Indians last September at U.S. Cellular Field. He was making his 25th big-league start, but he looked too good to have a 4.56 ERA.
Turns out the six strong innings McAllister threw against the White...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Nobody on Earth could tell Lance Armstrong's story better than Lance Armstrong. Nobody on earth is less morally and ethically qualified to tell it than he is.
Armstrong is a liar. Armstrong is a cheat. Armstrong is a bully. In the famously foreboding...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:44 AM
For What it's Worth on this January 16th--- Over the last four days the top three college basketball teams in the country lost. Begging the question of dominance…is their such a team this season like the Kentucky of last? No. There doesn’t...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can be counter-punchers.
1. Baseball is back in Cleveland, thanks largely to Terry Francona. The first-place Indians host the Tigers tonight, and The Jake should be rocking.
(Yes, I know Jacobs...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Javier Baez is considered widely to be the best prospect in the Cubs' farm system. His counterpart for the White Sox is Courtney Hawkins.
Baez, a 20-year-old shortstop, and Hawkins, a 19-year-old center fielder, both have tremendous hitting skills. They...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum finally made the move he never should’ve had to make: yanking Carlos Marmol as closer.
Sveum never should’ve had to make the move because team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer should’ve...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Harrison Ford has always been a thief.
On the screen.
In "Star Wars," Han Solo was on the run for nefarious deeds from the moment we met him. In the "Indiana Jones" universe, we first see Mr. Jones as he steals a priceless artifact and is almost...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:07 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox and Rays were making their ways out of Fenway Park when two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon were heard at the stadium.
The Red Sox beat the Rays 3-2 on an RBI double by Mike Napoli in the ninth...