| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:26 AM
From the Washington Post comes an intriguing story about two pitchers available in the 2012, draft: former Harvard-Westlake pitcher Lucas Giolito and now the star of the St. Louis Cardinals staff, Michael Wacha.
The Washington Nationals could have...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Coco Crisp hit a three-run home run, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second American League West title in a row even before overpowering the Minnesota Twins, 11-7, Sunday.
The A's clinched...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ryan Blaney, a 19-year-old rookie, earned his first NASCAR victory and gave Penske Racing's No. 22 Ford another Nationwide Series win as he held off Austin Dillon and overcame several late cautions to win the 300-mile race Saturday at Kentucky Speedway in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Looking back at Sunday's motor-racing action, including NASCAR's Chase for the Cup at Dover and NHRA drag-racing at St. Louis, five things come to mind:
-- Wouldn't it be something if Jeff Gordon won the Chase? Gordon, of course, got into the title...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The Braves couldn’t wait one day before playing the oldest and most tired of sporting clichés -- nobody loves us!
Nobody thought we could do this! Nobody picked us to win! Nobody thought we could pick matching socks!
It’s tiresome at the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:05 PM
The Green Bay Packers' franchise quarterback is taking a seat.
Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday he has a fractured left collarbone and has no idea yet how long he will be out.
The 2011 NFL most valuable player offered details of the injury on his weekly...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:55 PM
With one Eckstein in the house, could another follow?
The Angels are expected to add Rick Eckstein to their coaching staff. Eckstein, the former hitting coach of the Washington Nationals, is the older brother of David Eckstein, the shortstop on the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:55 PM
And on it goes, the Dodgers – yawn – winning again, setting a season-high this, a career-high that.
Despite Matt Kemp's being out with a sprained ankle and Yasiel Puig still acting mortal (at least at the plate), the Dodgers kept rolling...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Hanley Ramirez has waited his entire career to feel what he's feeling now.
"That's it right there," Ramirez said. "That's the feeling."
Two months in advance, Ramirez has been offered a glimpse of what it's like to play October baseball. If what he...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Several of Major League Baseball's heavy hitters were transformed into indiscriminate memorabilia dealers Monday night, and Yoenis Cespedes made the biggest hit among fans attending the major league home run derby at Citi Field in Flushing, N.Y.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON — About month and a half ago, Andre Ethier spoke to Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and the hitting coaches about how he wasn't making solid contact with the ball.
In that meeting, the group set a modest goal for the then-slumping...