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  • Bush library: Saddam's pistol and more

     
    by Mark Silva The 9 mm pistol that the late Saddam Hussein was carrying when American forces found him hiding in a "spider-hole'' in Iraq is among the many artifacts that curators are assembling for the new George W. Bush......
  • So long Orioles, spring training

     
    Negotiations and threats to leave Fort Lauderdale Stadium seemed to drag on for years. But on Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles made an abrupt exit. The Sarasota City and County Commissions approved agreements that made way for the team to move......
  • Spring training gone -- what's left of old South Florida?

     
    Now that the Baltimore Orioles have flown the coop for Sarasota, Fort Lauderdale won't be the spring training home to a major-league baseball team for the first time in a half-century. I'll miss them. I always tried to catch at......
  • President's first pitch: 100 years later

     
    by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
  • Baseball & politics: the First Fan's dilemma

     
    by Mike Memoli Knowing that President Obama is an avowed White Sox fan, it may not have been a coincidence that Major League Baseball scheduled a Washington visit for the South Siders on the interleague slate this year. Whether Obama......
  • Steinbrenner's political legacy

     
    by Mike Memoli George Steinbrenner's legacy was built through baseball. But the owner of the New York Yankees, who died today at age 80, was no stranger to the world of politics. His first time in Major League Baseball's penalty......
  • Trying to get to Texas...Fans show up in Lafayette

     
    Don't you hate that sinking feeling you get when you get to the airport and see "Delayed" beside your flight? Here at PBI and should have been in Houston by now. Covering Marlins at Rangers the next three days,......
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs

    Tony La Russa is pleased to see baseball go to the dogs
    ORLANDO, FLA. -- Tony La Russa reaches down to pet a dog at the Global Pet Expo (March 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center here), the pet industry's largest trade show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors. As he gently strokes the puppy, La Russa's three...
  • Orioles head to Big Apple all tied with a gleam in their eye

    Orioles head to Big Apple all tied with a gleam in their eye
    Did you really doubt them? Did you watch the New York Yankees run circles around the Orioles on Sunday night in the first game of the Division Series and just assume that the O’s would wilt at the first sign of the legendary Yankee mystique? If...
  • Major Program: Olt, Springer Put UConn In Baseball Spotlight

    Major Program: Olt, Springer Put UConn In Baseball Spotlight
    NEW YORK — Mike Olt didn't send an extended text to George Springer on Wednesday morning when he heard that his former UConn teammate finally had been called up to the Houston Astros. He didn't want a response. He only wanted Springer to enjoy his...