| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
DETROIT There will be no furrowed brows nor gaping mouths regarding the Detroit Tigers' second significant move in the last 24 hours.
And that's because everyone recognizes Joe Nathan.
Even at 39, he's an All-Star closer. He fills a void, and his...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Whenever and wherever the hard bargaining starts for free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran, the Kansas City Royals want at a seat at the table. How long they stay there depends on how rich the bidding becomes.
"We'd love to have him in," one Royals...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:20 AM
ST. LOUIS Just when you think you've seen everything in baseball, you get the first trip-off victory in World Series history.
Game 3 ended with a bizarre 5-4 victory Saturday night for the St. Louis Cardinals when Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:05 AM
BOSTON Before the start of the World Series, uniformed St. Louis personnel were asked their interpretation of "the Cardinal way," a somewhat esoteric characterization of the manner in which the National League champions consistently do things the right...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:52 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Teams are waiting for Masahiro Tanaka to become available, but there is a growing sense at the meetings of major league general managers that the Japanese right-hander will be a Dodger.
An executive of a rival team recalled his interest...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:11 AM
The Orioles continued to meet with possible trade partners and free-agent representatives on Day 2 of the general managers meetings Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the most interesting move of the week so far,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:03 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford have drawn interest on the trade market over the first two days of the general managers' meetings.
The Dodgers have fielded inquiries about all four of their outfielders,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Novak Djokovic remains the man to beat on indoor courts.
The defending champion made quick work of top-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-3, 6-4, to win the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday, extending his winning streak to 22 matches and claiming the elite...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Today marks the first day that Major League Baseball’s free agents can sign with any club. In the previous period between today and the end of the World Series, players could only sign with their most recent clubs.
Orioles executive vice president...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years.
The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Lakers put up banners. The Clippers put up "selfies."
Don't worry, Lakers fans. Kobe will come back and hog the ball. You'll lose some games. Drama will ensue and things will be back to normal....