| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Out of the silence, out of the numbness, out of the stone faces and humbled voices of the New York Jets' locker room, Mike Westhoff emerges into Sunday's dusk, zipping his vest against the cool and saying softly, "Long day."
He walks the concourse of...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
The oft-troubled sport of thoroughbred horse racing may have a solution for its well-documented woes right in its midst. All it needs to do is clone Bob Baffert.
Baffert, the white-haired trainer with the fast one-liners and faster horses, ruled the...
| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — Six years. Six long years. Six long, long years.
That's how long Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland have been on the mission that drives them — to bring home a World Series title for Mike Ilitch, the 83-year-old owner who has kept...
| Sep 14, 2012
Mike Trimble was an outstanding baseball player at Bethlehem Catholic and Moravian College and also played in the Blue Mountain and Tri-County leagues.
Some might believe that when Trimble gave up baseball for slow-pitch softball he basically gave up...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:12 PM
I like the guy, and that's before I hear about Armando Gonzalez and talk to Armando's brother, Ralph.
I've known horse trainer Doug O'Neill for years, not so well that he tips me off before I'll Have Another wins the Kentucky Derby and then the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:30 PM
ST. LOUIS — Talking playoff baseball while wondering if Roger Goodell will be the biggest casualty of the Saints' bounty program:
1. Who is the best catcher in baseball? Probably one of the two guys who have been slugging it out in the National...
| Sep 23, 2012
Ozzie Guillen is getting what he asked for when he left one of the most loyal owners in sports to work for one of the quirkiest. His job is in jeopardy only one season into a four-year deal, and few will be sad if he is swept out alongside longtime player...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Adam Dunn couldn't stop smiling. He was floating, levitating almost, as he talked about how all the years of his baseball career — including one of the longest seasons anyone has ever had — had led to two swings of his bat Monday night.
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A few weeks ago, Northern Yankees manager Brian Polaha said something that seems to grow more accurate by the day.
He said that one of the few things that both the Tri-County League and the Blue Mountain League could agree on is that Adam Sandt is the...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 9:40 PM
DETROIT -- Ryan Theriot is living the dream. Brandon Crawford too.
Ditto the rest of the San Francisco Giants, who shed a .346 hitter like it was nothing, then swept a World Series.
Gregor Blanco more than replaced Melky Cabrera and manager Bruce...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:31 PM
In case you haven't noticed, things have changed around the Lehigh Valley.
Hess's, Leh's, Zollinger's, Speedy's and some great five-and-dime stores have left downtown Allentown, and an arena, primarily to be used for ice hockey, is being built just...