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  • St. Louis comes to grips with Albert Pujols' departure

     
    St. Louis, in a phrase, feels jilted. Albert Pujols, the slugger whose decade with the St. Louis Cardinals was capped with a World Series win this year, is now coming to the Angels, and many Cardinals fans aren't happy. Missouri......
  • Tommy Gioiosa: Pete Rose’s chauffeur on the night he made history

     
    Rose earned all of it, first bumping off Stan Musial and his all-time hits record in the National League, before getting to Cobb. Gioiosa was there that night, too, after driving 440 miles the night before from Cleveland to Philadelphia....
  • Teammates show Thome some mercy...and respect

     
    If you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
  • Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals legend, dies at age 92

     
    Stanley Frank Musial, known fondly as "Stan the Man" to St. Louis Cardinals fans, has passed away....
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey 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...
  • Summer reading: Biographies

    All In From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ Jerry Yang with Mark Tabb Medallion: $24.95 Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland during the Vietnam...
  • Wayne Block will retire after 27 years as CNU's sports publicist

    Wayne Block will retire after 27 years as CNU's sports publicist
    - Wayne Block has been at CNU for more than a quarter of a century - He and his wife will retire to Arizona - Block feels the addition of football energized the campus Wayne Block was a big-city kid steeped in big-city sports. He was a ballboy for the...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Gough, Murray Warmath, James C. Tyree, Marty Marion, John Kronenberg

    PASSINGS: Michael Gough, Murray Warmath, James C. Tyree, Marty Marion, John Kronenberg
    Michael Gough Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
  • Orioles' Scott heads to disabled list

    Orioles' Scott heads to disabled list
    After several months of trying to play through a torn labrum in his right shoulder, Orioles outfielder Luke Scott finally shut things down with hopes he can return in a few weeks after rest and rehabilitation. The alternative is season-ending surgery for...
  • Baseball books in play

    Baseball books in play
    Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season. Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......