| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The United States beat Italy for the first time in 11 games over 78 years, a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey's goal in the 55th minute.
Dempsey took a short pass from Jozy Altidore and put a right-footed shot from just...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:06 PM
We live in a world of sports that is broadcast in full color and high definition. We try to view it through a prism of moral and ethical absolutes. And still, when faced with the great issues of our time, everything ends up being cast in shades of gray....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Olympic champion Evan Lysacek has won the Thurman Munson Award. The Naperville figure skater, who won gold at the 2010 Winter Games, joins baseball stars …...
| May 20, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Much has been written about and said about the fact that Domonic Brown hit 210 (13-for-62, 35 games) in his first exposure late last year to major league pitching. I've heard some who have called their favorite talk show host to give their expert analysis...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 10:15 PM
One key swing by Brian McCann pulled the National League out of the All-Star shadows.
McCann's three-run double in the seventh inning provided the NL all the offense it needed to capture its first Midsummer Classic since 1996 with a 3-1 victory Tuesday...
| Oct 20, 2010
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 68th year, meets Tuesday's at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the sixth meeting of the year.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS SEEKING GOOD HEALTH
Mired in a rare three-game losing...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:35 PM
The Dodgers have been my passion since they moved here in 1958.
I went to "Roy Campanella Night" at the Coliseum in 1958 when 93,000 fans lit candles while the Dodgers and Yankees played in honor of the handicapped catcher.
My grandfather, along with...
| Aug 17, 2011
Former New York Yankees bat boy Luis Castillo tells all in his new book Clubhouse Confidential.
You are invited to come behind the closed doors of the Yankees' clubhouse for the ride of your life in this intimate memoir about the team's recent glory...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
With the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks upon us, there is no better time to reflect on some of the poignant sports moments following that day.
Sports were changed like every other part of life but it also provided America...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 7:12 PM
— Into the gloom the Yankees players walked, trying to make as quiet and solemn an entrance as they could.
They had stopped to visit and offer encouragement to the volunteer workers at the Javits Center, and it seemed comfortable. Now, they were...