| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Budget negotiations between Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration resume today -- but with a new wrinkle. Yesterday, the Legislature's new Independent Fiscal Office predicted the state will...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:24 PM
A musical event featuring six regional acts – playing to raise funds for the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, will be held Sept. 22 at Main Gate nightclub in Allentown. Larry O'Rourke Rock for ALS....
| Jun 5, 2011
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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...
| Jun 11, 2011
Dear WGN Friends and Family:
I am currently entering my junior year as a music business major at Belmont University in Nashville where I am a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Many famous and influential men have been members of Phi Delta Theta...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:41 AM
Yankee fans this season have been treated to 103 homers and the Bronx Bombers show no signs of slowing down. Remarkably, however, almost half of those round trippers have come from only two players.
Outfielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 7:16 AM
Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along.
The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Derek Jeter's importance to the Yankees and his place in baseball history has often defied statistical definition. But he now has a significant number to go next to his name.
Jeter collected his 3,000th career hit on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, a home...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:36 AM
As all New Yorkers know Derek Jeter collected his historic 3,000th career hit during Saturday’s game with a home run.
It was storybook, too good to be scripted, unbelievable. It was vintage Jeter.
In a career that has featured so many...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...