| May 18, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Soccer--Premier League, teams to be announced, 9:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS, Los Angeles at New York, 12:10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing--Indy Racing League, IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Bump Day, 11 a.m. (NBCSN); Drag Racing, NHRA Kansas...
| May 19, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Nearly a quarter of the way into the season, the Washington Nationals are hovering just two games above .500.
It’s not exactly where the Nationals or their fans thought they’d be after winning the NL East last year at 98-64, the best record...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Buck Showalter's first glimpse of closer Jim Johnson inside the Orioles clubhouse moments after his remarkable consecutive-save streak came to an sudden end Tuesday night was the sight of Johnson working up a sweat on the exercise bike in the training...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Orioles right-hander Freddy Garcia’s formula for success lies in staying ahead of hitters and keeping them off balance by mixing speeds while locating his pitches.
Without the blazing fastball that has faded by way of wear, the 14-year veteran must...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Last week's ranking in parentheses
1. Rangers (4): They're 6-1 in starts by No. 5 and 6 starters Nick Tepesch and Justin Grimm. Move to the first spot because other teams ranked in the top 5 were 9-17 last week.
2. Tigers (6): Very impressive in...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:19 PM
It’s a new world out there, which Mitt Romney and the 47% could tell you, but some are a little slow to embrace, or at least recognize.
This world texts, tweets, Facebooks and records on smartphones. You shouldn’t have to be smart to realize...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 5:41 PM
One of the elite national baseball players has been sidelined because of an injury that didn't have to happen.
San Diego Padres slugger Carlos Quentin rushed the mound and wrestled Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke to the ground after getting...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Major League Baseball--Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs or Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals, 11:30 a.m. (FOX); New York Mets at Minnesota Twins, 3 p.m. (FXSP)
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
It's all about Luke Gregerson. Says a lot, doesn't it?
Over the last two seasons, the best thing about the Padres has been their bullpen. It carried Bud Black's team to the threshold of the playoffs in 2010 and was the backbone of a bad team last year as...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Forget the Mets' financing troubles attached to the Fred Wilpon/Bernie Madoff connection. Look past the Red Sox's franchise-reshaping, where these days only the uniforms seem unchanged, and the slow-moving sale of the Dodgers.
The chaos at the Padres'...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:16 PM
The Chicago White Sox traded outfielder Carlos Quentin and his potential $8 million salary to the San Diego Padres for a pair of pitching prospects.
The Sox received right-hander Simon Castro and lefty Pedro Hernandez, neither of whom has appeared in the...