| May 12, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Baseball, perhaps more than any other sport, is a game of strategy. The glory is, that with 162 games, managers and coaches get the chance to tinker with things much more than football, ice hockey and basketball coaches.
The downside to that is it means...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:24 PM
PHOENIX — Philip Anschutz says he's ready to talk to the NFL about a stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The NFL says it's ready to talk to Anschutz.
Question is, will all that talking amount to anything real?
"I think it is a positive that Phil...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Bud Selig will be done with his reign of power in Major League Baseball effective 2014 and the search for a new leader is under way.
So who are some of the names — past and present — circulating in conversation to become the next...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:05 PM
There is some question whether the geographical proximity of the Orioles and Washington Nationals — and their annual home-and-home interleague series — combine to create a dynamic rivalry, but there is no denying that one has developed between...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Where am I, and why are there turkey feathers in my mouth?
Oh, that's right. It was Thanksgiving, and I wasn't willing to wait for the oven to get hot. But now that the gorging is over and I've come to my senses (so to speak), here are a few...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
PHOENIX — Are you ready for a true world champion in baseball?
For the first time, Major League Baseball is beginning to explore an event that Commissioner Bud Selig calls "a real World Series'' that would pit the MLB champion against Japan's...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Bud Selig would love to see a series between the World Series and Japan Series champions. But among the realities is that as problematic as that idea seems now, it might become even less viable in the future.
Major League Baseball is lowering the talent...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how Tom Thibodeau is going to survive until Derrick Rose returns:
1. To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails. Miller has passed away at the age of 95, and somewhere there...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:41 PM
To say that Marvin Miller was as tough as nails is to compliment the strength of nails.
Miller has passed away at 95, and somewhere there are baseball owners — who haven't done battle with him directly in 30 years — who know they have just...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Almost 12 years later, the White Sox finally may have made things right with the Blue Jays for sending them left-hander Mike Sirotka, who hurt his shoulder and never made another big league start after that trade.
The Sox were not a party to the joke of...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 2:38 PM
At the end, when his body began failing, Manny Fernandez took any drug the Miami Dolphins' team doctor gave him. When Butazolidin, illegal in race horses, took his white count to dangerous levels, the doctor prescribed Indocin, which ate his stomach...