| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Yankees great Yogi Berra was rushed to a Florida hospital after reportedly falling on his backside Thursday.
According to the Associated Press, Berra was taken to the hospital for "precautionary reasons" just moments before the Yankees were scheduled...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Whenever my wife and I travel we try to maximize our absorption of flavors and sights and sounds. As Yogi Berra once sagely stated, you can see a lot by observing.
This means being willing to chat with whomever we might chance to meet. Usually, this...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Robin Ventura? I guess this means "All in" is now "Everybody out of the Pool!" The only way this works is if Ventura gets to grow as they let the kids play as KW was quoted as saying recently. Otherwise, if they get a bench coach with managerial...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Stridently denying allegations of an extramarital affair, Herman Cain returned to New Hampshire on Wednesday night telling supporters he was a victim of character assassination and would make a decision about whether to stay in the race within a few...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:25 PM
NEW YORK — Fifty years later, Sal Durante admitted he was so short, he needed to stand on his seat to catch that ball — the one hit by Roger Maris, a man whose stature just keeps growing.
There was only admiration Saturday at Yankee Stadium...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
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...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Does anyone remember President Clinton's 1995 government shutdown as a result of a fight with Newt Gingrich? It has been estimated it impacted all sectors of the U.S. economy. Health and welfare services for military veterans were curtailed; the Centers...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:05 PM
I was fortunate to be a small part of something this weekend that I’ve never experienced before. The Somerset County Holstein Club held a consignment cattle sale at a local farm on Saturday. When the club first started talking about a sale, many...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79.
Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
On New Year's Eve in 1972, a plane carrying baseball star Roberto Clemente crashed about a mile off the shore of Puerto Rico. The right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates was en route to Nicaragua to deliver aid to earthquake victims. He was 38 years old....