| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:27 PM
NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport’s latest drug scandal, according to a person...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As Alex Rodriguez combusts in a fiery ball of bad feelings, the Yankees have turned to Alfonso Soriano to save their season.
You can't make this stuff up.
Amazingly, perhaps sickeningly if you have that old-fashioned anti-Yankees bias, there's a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK - Jeremy Hellickson confounded hitters with off-speed pitches for six innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays continued their surge with a 10-6 victory over the New York Yankees Friday night at Yankee Stadium that lifted them into sole possession of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:09 PM
BOSTON -- Fifth starter Felix Doubront, another major factor in the Red Sox surprising 2013 turnaround, did it again Friday night.
The left-hander who hasn't lost since June 8, won his third straight start combining with three relievers on a five-hitter...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:25 PM
BOSTON — Brent Lillibridge, 29 and looking, oh, 19, shook his head in the cramped visiting Fenway clubhouse and smiled at the uncertainty of baseball.
"It's a crazy business," Lillibridge said.
Seconds later, the guy called up from Triple A on...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
NEW YORK — Derek Jeter begged like a kid in an ice cream shop and pleaded like a Washington lobbyist for a quick return from Scranton to the Bronx. There were those in the New York media, too, who campaigned on the Yankee captain's behalf.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There was a time not so long ago when it was pretty easy for baseball fans to handicap the pennant races and predict which division winners and wild-card teams would make it into the postseason.
All you had to do was follow the money.
The New York...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:09 AM
It was a bad day in NFL on Tuesday as one of its stars was accused of murder and another player was leveled with attempted murder. In the case of former Patriot’s tight end Aaron Hernandez it was allegedly over a remark Odin Lloyd, described as a...
| Mar 20, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — He was 18 when he signed his first contract, 22 when he made his big league debut, 23 when he played in his first All-Star Game and 27 for his first World Series. He's 30 now and as the Most Valuable Player of the World Baseball...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sure, there are qualifiers. There always are.
Arizona is a great place to hit. He's on the hottest streak of his life. And if he had been facing him in the regular season, not in late March, the White Sox's Jake Peavy wouldn't...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Yankees appear to be imploding around GM Brian Cashman, making some wonder if the Steinbrenner brothers will become more involved. If they do, Alfonso Soriano could be in play in trade talks before opening day. Cashman wants nothing to do with the two...