| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It thoroughly confounds the pundits that the Baltimore Orioles, separated by 15 years from their last winning season, and with a roster dominated by the young and unknown, would host the New York Yankees in a September series with first place on the line....
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:39 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Let me make one thing clear right now: This idea Charlie Manuel has is out there.
Nonetheless, it goes to show you how desperate he is, how discouraged he is and how much he wants to avoid a repeat performance of the mess that is the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95.
Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 1:38 PM
The Yankees started their 2010 home season the same way they ended 2009-with a win before a rousing home crowd.
Nick Johnsom and Derek Jeter homered, Andy Pettitte tossed six shutout innings, and Mariano Rivera earned his 3rd save as the Yankees beat the...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 10:36 PM
He was baseball's bombastic Boss.
He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships.
He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again....
| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:30 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Current and former New York Yankees reminisce about Andy Pettitte's time in pinstripes. Statements courtesy of the NY Yankees:
"We thank Andy, his wife, Laura, and their family for their many contributions to this organization. We hope the Pettitte...
| May 22, 2011
This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011.
The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever.
Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell.
Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Loyal reader Steve Viuker proposed the MLB Network get through the long winter partly with a festival of bad baseball movies and bad baseball commercials, such as the one above featuring not-ready-for-prime-time actor Roger Maris. No. 1 on the......
| Jul 25, 2009
| 4:26 PM
The rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......