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  • Two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay retires after 16 seasons

    Roy Halladay will never appear in the World Series. Still, he left behind a list of accomplishments that not many other major league pitchers can boast when he retired Monday after 16 seasons -- 12 with Toronto and the final four with Philadelphia....
  • Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre elected to baseball Hall of Fame
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox  and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame. The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame back to normal elections, sort of

    Baseball Hall of Fame back to normal elections, sort of
    The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance. Nonsense then, absurdity now. One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
  • World Series: Red Sox 1, Fourth Grade 0

    World Series: Red Sox 1, Fourth Grade 0
    Dear Miss Alterman, We ran into one of your students, John Bentley, here at the World Series. He really enjoys your fourth-grade class. He also enjoys baseball. He is 10. The Boston Red Sox are his favorite team -- or, at least, both of his...
  • Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk

    Orioles outright infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Norfolk
    A day after Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette mentioned Cord Phelps as an option for the starting second base job, the Orioles outrighted the 25-year-old to Triple-A Norfolk after he cleared waivers. Duquette said once the club acquired...
  • Former Orioles executive Andy MacPhail reflects on time in Baltimore

    Former Orioles executive Andy MacPhail reflects on time in Baltimore
    Former Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail was at the winter meetings Monday morning as a member of the Hall of Fame veterans committee that unanimously elected managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre into Cooperstown....
  • Cooperstown 2014: Maddux, Glavine, Biggio, Thomas y Piazza deben ingresar al Salón de la Fama

     Cooperstown 2014: Maddux, Glavine, Biggio, Thomas y Piazza deben ingresar al Salón de la Fama
    A diferencia del año pasado, cuando ningún pelotero fue elevado al Salón de la Fama, 2014 podría ser muy prolífico en cuanto a nuevos inquilinos de Cooperstown. Al menos cinco jugadores elegibles, los lanzadores Greg Maddux y Tom Glavine, el slugger...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot

    What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election. There were three inductees, selected by...
  • GM John Mozeliak is the mover and shaker behind Cardinals' success

    GM John Mozeliak is the mover and shaker behind Cardinals' success
    ST. LOUIS — During John Mozeliak's six-year reign, the Cardinals general manager has traded popular center fielder Jim Edmonds, held firm in his contract offer that resulted in slugger Albert Pujols' leaving, and sent perennial prospect Colby Rasmus...