| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:34 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Every now and then, Cubs pitcher Matt Garza's competitive drive leads him down the wrong path far enough that his catcher starts talking about cars.
"I get creative on the mound because he can be pretty emotional,'' Geovany Soto...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The Orioles have spent almost four years and about $35 million waiting for Brian Roberts to get healthy, so the news that he will soon embark on an injury rehabilitation assignment — which would be prelude to a July return to the major league lineup...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:23 PM
With the glitz and glamour of winning a state championship and playing in a national all-star game out of the way, it’s time for numerous top-dog college-football prospects to get down to business.
One of the most coveted prospects in Florida,...
| Dec 31, 2012
A handful of nationally televised all-star games featuring some Illinois players will take place this weekend.
The Under Armour All-American Game will be played Saturday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. and can be seen live on ESPN at 6:30 p....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:23 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — They did this for 20 young men. Twenty special players, in coach George O'Leary's eyes, who deserved better than to sit home alone during the dizzying smorgasbord of holiday bowls.
Rob Calabrese, Quincy McDuffie, Troy Davis,...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (1): It's safe to say that Ron Washington's hitters enjoyed their weekend in Houston — 24 runs overall and three homers in every game. Their assault on Philip Humber Saturday was vicious.
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The only thing the Orioles have proven at this very early point in the new baseball season is how many ways a team can toy with your emotions in a single week.
Orioles fans were mentally printing World Series tickets after the season-opening road series...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:49 PM
It has been a long and interesting ride to the Orioles' first playoff berth since 1997, so it probably shouldn't surprise anybody that they spent a long and very interesting day nailing down their place in this year's postseason.
They took care of the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:14 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Maybe after what happened at this time last year, we all should have known that the American League East race — and the Orioles' position in the postseason —would come down to the last scheduled day of the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:35 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Manny Machado was as surprised as anyone. He figured he would open the 2013 season in pretty much the same place he was when the Orioles ended their unlikely playoff run last October.
Playing third base every day....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:11 PM
ST. PETERSBURG -- A day after the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox celebrated Opening Day in storied Yankee Stadium, two other franchises in the American League East began their celebratory chase of a division title in a place cynics decry as a...