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  • Sports in Hampton Roads

    Fans' fare Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. Kingsmill. Home to...
  • Dottie Pepper's father, Don, played in majors briefly

     
    Father's day note: NBC golf reporter Dottie Pepper's father, Don, played four games for the 1966 Tigers, going 0-for-3. He appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1968 with four other projected top rookies: Johnny Bench, Mike Torrez, Cisco......
  • Reds, Dodgers in a Wild Doubleheader

     
    Aug. 10, 1970 : The Dodgers blew up the record book and challenged their fans' endurance during a wild doubleheader, using 35 hits to sweep the Cincinnati Reds, 7-3 and 13-3. The Dodgers had 26 singles, seven doubles and two triples. Willie Davis, Maury...
  • War Memorial Stadium will have a new roof, but not until after the season

    War Memorial Stadium will have a new roof, but not until after the season
    - A new roof at War Memorial Stadium will be installed during this season - An inspection discovered several flaws in the original roof - The stadium was built in 1948 and cost $206,000 You don't get to be 62 years old without needing a little work...
  • Sports in Hampton

    Fans' fare Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. Langley Speedway....
  • From 2005: Santo's Hall pass denied

    From 2005: Santo's Hall pass denied
    Despite all the hardship and heartbreak he has endured, Ron Santo considers himself one of the luckiest people alive. Whenever things looked cloudy, Santo knew he could count on his family and friends. So when the legendary Cubs third baseman received...
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
  • Cornerstone at third base

    Brooks Robinson's peers believe his defense wasn't just one of the Orioles' defining characteristics. His play at third base was the defining characteristic, they say. "The Orioles were built on having great defense, and Brooks was the cornerstone,"...
  • From 1988: Santo's numbers Hall Of Fame size

    Billy Pierce won 211 games, more victories than 15 of the pitchers in the Hall of Fame, but never received more than 2 percent of the vote and was dropped from the ballot. Luke Appling, a two-time batting champion, among the greatest players in White...
  • Top Series belonged to Brooks

    Gather 'round, young'uns, I got something to tell you about a ballplayer of some years past just in case your daddy didn't get around to filling you in. It was on this exact date and day of the week 20 years ago that they rang down the final curtain on a...