| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Irascible, chain-smoking, umpire-baiting longtime Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph.
"On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived,'" he once said.
Weaver, 82, a member of baseball's Hall of Fame and the...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Now that we can sweep the college football season away, much like Alabama did to Notre Dame, it is time to set our sporting sights forward.
There is the NBA, college basketball, even a hockey-light season. Or is that a light hockey season?
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Like the fans who chanted his name when he came to bat in the ninth inning Thursday, Torii Hunter wondered if that would be his final appearance at Angel Stadium in the home team's uniform — not only this season, but for good.
"I was thinking about...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:51 PM
It was not news that Mike Trout was selected American League rookie of the year Monday. It was a given.
If you are a baseball fan and don't know about Trout, then you aren't a baseball fan. He arrived on the scene to stay on April 28. The Angels had...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Vin Scully has been a Dodgers broadcaster since 1950, when the team was in Brooklyn.
The current players have grown up listening to his unique voice and many even recall the first time they heard the broadcasting legend say their name.
In the video...
| Jun 5, 2012
Pitcher helped Reds win 2 World Series
Pedro Borbon, 65, a right-hander who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the team win back-to-back World Series titles, died of cancer Monday at his home in Pharr, Texas, his family...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
PHOENIX — Let me tell you about Josh Hamilton's first rocket ship of spring. It isn't a perfect home run. He gets under it a bit more than he would've liked, so it's towering, corpulent, full of cha-cha.
At last sighting, it was in...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:54 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sometime this baseball season, ideally at Angel Stadium, Chad Cordero hopes to jog out of the bullpen to the pitching mound.
There will be a couple of thousand people in the stands who will take note of the moment, who will know....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday.
The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST.
Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 4:45 PM
There are many accents in the rich and diverse Dodgers clubhouse this spring. There are a babel of twangs and tones from the Far East to western Australia, from the Dominican Republic to Defiance, Ohio.
But, make no mistake, there is only one voice....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Cupid's juiced. Lance Armstrong's head is corked. Is there anything left to love about modern sports, the apparent bastion of liars, cheats and psychopaths?
Well, here are 100 Valentines dedicated to all that's still good about sports. "There are really...