| Apr 17, 2010
| 10:43 PM
Tim Lincecum knows he has a much better chance to win a third straight Cy Young Award than a Silver Slugger trophy.
Still, he enjoys handling the bat - particularly when he gets the kind of results he did against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
| Feb 28, 2011
Duke Snider, one of the Brooklyn Dodgers' "Boys of Summer" and among a celebrated trio of New York center fielders in the 1950s, died Sunday. He was 84.
Snider died at Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, the Dodgers announced. No cause was...
| Jun 13, 2010
Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
| Feb 12, 2010
The remarkable baseball life of Willie Mays can be measured in innumerable ways.
He started in the segregated Negro Leagues; when he retired in 1973 after 22 years in the major leagues, free agency was dawning. He was a bicoastal Giant who, in leading...
| Apr 3, 2011
Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella
Simon & Schuster: 516 pp., $28
He was a three-time National League most valuable player, an eight-time All-Star, and played in five World Series, but Roy Campanella was something else when the Dodgers...
| Nov 24, 2010
Danny McDevitt, who left his imprint on baseball history by pitching the last game for the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field in 1957, died Saturday, two days after his 78th birthday.
McDevitt, who lived in Social Circle, Ga., died at Newton Medical Center...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU)
Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement regarding the passing of Hall of Famer Duke Snider at the age of 84:
"Duke Snider was a great human being, an extraordinary Hall of Fame player and an integral part of Dodger...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00
Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Apr 7, 2009
| 4:30 AM
So much for the NCAAs and the baseball openers. On to The Masters! (Thanks to our friends at ReelSportsFan.com for the above.) Speaking of the NCAAs, modesty prevents me from mentioning I won a survivor pool over 43 hapless......
| May 14, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Looking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......