| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:41 PM
ESPN’s Baseball Tonight tallied up its 2013 Web Gems – the best featured defensive plays each night – and Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is tops among all major leaguers with 18 through Thursday’s games.
The next closest...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Andy Pettitte will be going out in style.
The New York Yankees pitcher will retire at the end of the season. The Yankees announced Pettitte's retirement in a news release. The winningest pitcher in postseason history will be making his final start at...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Rip Ken Norton. He wasn’t the greatest heavyweight of all-time, but he most certainly hung tough with the best of them.
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Jerry Quarry, and on down the line. Norton retired with a record of 42-7-1, with...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:33 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a Las Vegas area care facility, his son said. He was 70.
Norton had been in poor health for...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, then lost in the rematch later that year, died Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last year,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Sept. 21, 2008: In the final game played at 85-year-old Yankee Stadium, the last-place Orioles lose, 7-3, to New York before an announced crowd of 54,610. After Brian Roberts grounds out to end the game, several Orioles run onto the field and grab...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Maybe they should have waited 132 years.
The Dodgers returned to New York to play the Yankees for the first time since 1981 on Wednesday, and it's safe to say it was hardly worth the wait.
Neither playing their first regular-season game at Yankee...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — This isn't about the season, for the 2013 baseball season might not end up happily in New York. Nor is it necessarily about the careers of two pitchers who should bookend the 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field.
This isn't about the macro....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:40 PM
John Kruk, who will be part of ESPN’s broadcast of the Home Run Derby, says Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is the favorite “without question” to win the event at Citi Field on Monday night.
“When you watch his home runs, he...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
It’s week 2 of the college football season, and after a summer of educated guesses and prognostication, we finally know something about this year’s teams. Clemson looks fantastic. South Carolina will cause problems for whoever they face. ...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:18 AM
Brandi Chastain stepped to the first tee at Evanston Golf Club and had a flashback.
Suddenly she was back at Yankee Stadium, and the date was July 16, 1999. A week earlier she had blasted a penalty kick to clinch the World Cup, and then whipped off...