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  • Athletes may be overpaid, but don't call them lazy

    Milling about the club level of Ripken Stadium on Monday morning, awaiting the Aberdeen IronBirds' media day activities to begin, I was surrounded by members of this year's team who had been requested by myself and other attending journalists to sit and...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    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...
  • The Voters Speak: Comments On The UConn Play Of The Year

    Chris: All of these plays were amazing and were great choices, but I had to go with Kemba's shot during the Pitt game. I'm in the Pep Band, and seeing that shot courtside was unreal! Puneet: The Springer catch and Teggart's BCS clincher were great, but...
  • Etching Negro League names in stone

    Etching Negro League names in stone
    Armed with a yellow bucket filled with cleaning supplies, Jeremy Krock made his way toward the grave of John Donaldson, who was interred at Burr Oak Cemetery more than 40 years ago. Krock, 53, an anesthesiologist from Peoria, spruces up Donaldson's grave...
  • Our Laguna: Village Laguna continues the height fight

    Fear that Laguna Beach would become Miami West or a Waikiki wannabe drove a group of Laguna Beach residents to take on City Hall in 1971. The City Council had approved a new zone from Broadway to Bluebird Canyon Drive that would allow 100-foot-tall...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Remembering the street games of New York

    It was Saturday, June 2, 1962. The Mets were playing the San Francisco Giants at the Polo Grounds on 155th street and Eighth Avenue in Harlem. I was selling peanuts in the grandstand, trying to make a buck. I’ll never forget that day; Willie Mays...
  • Guillén habla sin pelos en la lengua. Elogia a Jeter y aprieta con sus Marlins

    Guillén habla sin pelos en la lengua. Elogia a Jeter y aprieta con sus Marlins
    Con Ozzie Guillén, el agudo piloto de los Marlins de Miami, ninguna conversación es ligera o aburrida. Y menos cuando el tema a tratar es Derek Jeter, el jugador preferido del manager venezolano. "Es el jugador perfecto", indicó Guillén al referirse a...
  • Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue

    Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue
    The person who perhaps could be helped or hurt most if the National Baseball Hall of Fame offered specific instruction to its voters on whether candidates with a history of using performance-enhancing drugs should be enshrined has his own opinion as to...
  • Steinberg: Peyton should retire

    Peyton Manning has been a dominant player in the NFL since 1998. He has led his team to a Super Bowl title, gone to multiple Pro Bowls, earned MVP honors and set multiple passing records. His critical importance to his team was highlighted in his absence...
  • MLB transcript of Ken Griffey Jr. Commissioner's Award presentation

    This is the transcript, as provided by Major League Baseball, of the press conference Sunday in which Ken Griffey Jr. was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award in Arlington, Texas, before Game 4 of the World Series. Harold Reynolds, who was...
  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...