| Sep 21, 2014
Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts.
Amphetamines — a...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
This year's World Series matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals didn't generate much heat early, but audiences tuned in to the winner-take-all Game 7 on Wednesday, as Fox dominated the ratings race with some of its best non-NFL...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Comer Cottrell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who turned a small Los Angeles operation into a multimillion-dollar success story by catering to the hair care needs of African Americans, died Friday at his home in Plano, Texas. He was 82.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:55 AM
The San Francisco Giants’ World Series-clinching Game 7 win over the Kansas City Royals drew a 15.2 major-market rating on Fox, less than Major League Baseball’s last championship-clinching Game 7 in 2011.
The game last night at Kauffman...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The Marlins' first offseason transactions involved a couple of bench players. Friday, the club announced it lost Ed Lucas on waivers to the Texas Rangers and outrighted Jordany Valdespin to Triple-A New Orleans.
Lucas in 2013 was a 31-year-old rookie....
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:46 PM
What a strange day for old friend Randy Edsall. Before Maryland's 20-19 victory at Penn State, Edsall's three captains refused to shake hands with Penn State's captains during the coin toss. The snub was interpreted as classless and Edsall bore the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas pitched effectively into sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the first inning without getting the ball out of the infield in a 2-1 victory on Wednesday to sweep the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was narrowly edged for the Sporting News American League Manager of the Year award, finishing behind the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia by just one vote.
The award, which has been given out every year since 1936, is...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Buck Showalter does not believe he's changed. Let's get that out of the way right off.
In fact, he's suspicious of anyone applying a sweeping narrative of transformation to his current success as Orioles manager.
"I think I'm just perceived different,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:51 PM
San Francisco Giants right-hander Jake Peavy, who will start Game 2 of the World Series against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, has always been a pitcher who wears his heart on his sleeve … and his cap, his jersey, his pants and his...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:12 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The formula worked well for the Kansas City Royals all season: Get a lead late and let the bullpen hold it.
It worked to perfection Tuesday night.
Pinch runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Kansas...