| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
While the road to Red Sox deliverance from baseball's most pathetic joke in 2012 to its most joyous resurrection in 2013 figures to lead to a wicked celebration in the coming hours, it seems worth pointing out that the road has been paved by a number of...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:45 AM
You never know with postseason awards. They’re sometimes too difficult to handicap because of who’s voting and what those people consider when evaluating the best players.
But I’ve been saying for a while that Manny Machado will win...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:03 PM
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera and Metallica will forever be linked.
For more than a decade, the heavy metal band's hit "Enter Sandman" was blasted over the sound system at Yankee Stadium whenever baseball's all-time saves leader would enter...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
WEST HARTFORD — If a St. Louis Cardinals fan died and went to Redbird heaven, chances are strong it would look exactly like the basement of Mel Roder's home on Avon Mountain.
When Roder invited us over to take a look at what he called his Cardinals...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:22 AM
The farewell tour of Mariano Rivera was certainly one of the biggest stories of the 2013 baseball season and his last game at Yankee Stadium featuring the special pitching change with Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte was the best moment of this year, and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
For five years, he played football for the Green Bay Packers and Vince Lombardi, the quintessential tough coach. So how can Tom Brown now run a youth sports camp in Salisbury that's so relaxed the kids fill out the lineups, everyone gets to play and...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Sept. 25, 1990: With eight straight hits to start the game, the New York Yankees tie a major league record en route to a 15-3 win over the visiting Orioles. They batter right-hander Anthony Telford, who starts the game, manager Frank Robinson says,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:18 AM
When Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hit a game-tying home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, changing momentum in Game 4 of the American League Division Series between Detroit and Oakland, a lot of Orioles fans were surely taken...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:48 PM
DETROIT -- On a night of desperation, dispute and finally, delirium, Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers kept their season alive by the slimmest of margins.
A tying home run, helped along by a couple of fans in right field.
A full-count pitch with...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium.
The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When this weekend ends, the high school football regular season will be at the midway point and, amazingly enough, it's sayonara to September on Monday. October brings colorful leaves, earlier and earlier times of darkness, Halloween decorations and...