| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1)
2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
| Sep 25, 2014
From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.
Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEW YORK -- A key ingredient to the Orioles’ formula for winning this season has been hitting home runs. They have relied on it more than any club in the major leagues.
But in their 9-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday afternoon, the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:07 AM
As an anxious world watches, Derek Jeter is scheduled to play the final home game of his career Thursday night in Yankee Stadium. Only there's one problem: It's raining in New York.
There's a 70% chance of rain throughout the evening in the area,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
What's the coolest walkup music Gary Pressy would play in the present and in the past, say when Sammy Sosa used to come up or even back to Dave Kingman? --Peter S., Cary
I’ve been covering the team only since last August, so my history isn’...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Doping scandals in cycling and baseball, bribery accusations in the Olympics and the World Cup, racist owners and too much money — are people turning away from sports in disgust?
You’d think so, but no, says Andrew Zimbalist, a Smith College...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Bryan Stow more than likely would have avoided being beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot had the organization followed its security policies and procedures, a risk management and security consultant testified Thursday.
Hired by the plaintiffs, Gil...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Romeo Santos ruled as the self-proclaimed “King of Bachata” during an explosive, nearly four-hour concert Saturday that mesmerized thousands of loyal subjects—mainly swooning ladies— at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Olympia's Nick Gordon grew up swinging for the fences at some of baseball's most iconic ballparks.
From the time he was 6, he stood in the outfield at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium, among other parks, and hit home runs. To him, they were...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Few media figures have felt more conspicuously ahead of their time than George Plimpton, who brought a mix of journalism, hucksterism and showmanship together in one aristocratic package -- like Anderson Cooper, Morgan Spurlock and Johnny Knoxville all...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:53 PM
North Harford's Nic Hammer told his teammates before Friday's 3A North regional final that only four of the school's previous teams had ever won a regional title, and — if they wanted to be remembered — they needed to be the fifth.