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You have to hand it to Josh Hamilton. While he's constantly on guard against his personal demons, he somehow still seems to be exactly what we want all athletes to be -- a big kid playing a child's game. "Hands down, he's the best player in the...
1987 -- Northern State's baseball team ended a 13-game losing streak at precisely the right time. The Wolves swept a doubleheader from Mount Marty in sub-district tournament action, winning the opener 13-3 and the nightcap 8-6. The victories put the...
Normally, you have to go to a West Michigan Whitecaps game to find something this deliciously grotesque, but the Texas Rangers are about to unleash what must certainly be the biggest hot dog in major league history -- if you don't count Reggie...
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'...
Age: 33 Occupation: Bartender Found at: Bushnell Park (Hartford) Clothing designers or brands you love wearing? When I buy clothes they have a Sox player’s name and number on the back. The most extravagant thing in your wardrobe? My fancy...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Tags: Bible, Leo Durocher, Earl Weaver, Bid McPhee, Scott Downs
1986 - Seve Ballesteros took the lead in the Masters, with a 25-foot eagle putt on the 15th hole. 1991 - Rickey Henderson was caught stealing against the Minnesota Twins, and the Oakland A's star later pulled up lame, one steal shy of Lou Brock's all-...
Tags: Sports, Cristian Guzman, Oakland Athletics, Athletes, Tom Prince
April 29 1986 - Puckett Power is the rage of the Twin Cities, as the Minnesota Twins' slugger leads the major leagues in home runs. 1991 - Oakland A's outfielder Rickey Henderson tied Lou Brock's all-time record of 938 career stolen bases. 1996...
Tags: Sports, Football, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, Lou Brock
The Associated PressRandy Johnson is retiring after 22 major league seasons. The Big Unit, an overpowering left-hander who last June became the 24th pitcher to win 300 games, made the expected announcement Tuesday on a conference call. "I really wanted to go out on my...
Tags: Sports, All Stars, Football, Nolan Ryan, Cy Young
Tribune reporterWitnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. "It was like a Little League game out...
Tags: Sports, Erick Aybar, Homes, John Danks, Barry Bonds
Staff writerSeattle closer David Aardsma is a lot like the rest of the Mariners. He wasn't expected to do a lot this season. Chris Woodward's bases-loaded pop up in the ninth inning dropped behind a partially draw-in infield to score the go-ahead run, lifting...
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