| Jul 20, 2009
Part-owner of Giants was a faithful fan
Sue Burns, 58, a part owner of the San Francisco Giants who was a close friend of home run king Barry Bonds, died Sunday of complications from cancer, team spokesman Jim Moorehead said.
| Feb 2, 2009
Last week, as the controversy over Joe Torre and Tom Verducci's "The Yankee Years" was ratcheting up, I got an e-mail from my brother, who, like me, is a lifelong New York Yankees fan. "As I understand it," he wrote, "Torre is saying NYY is a tough...
| Feb 12, 2010
The remarkable baseball life of Willie Mays can be measured in innumerable ways.
He started in the segregated Negro Leagues; when he retired in 1973 after 22 years in the major leagues, free agency was dawning. He was a bicoastal Giant who, in leading...
| Aug 1, 2007
Ducati's latest is so high-strung it should run on Ritalin. It's called the Hypermotard -- "hyper" because the 1,078 cc L-twin is a twitchy little torque monster, and "motard" because its slim profile, slick Pirellis and tall bar-stool seat are pure...
| Jan 12, 2008
They called her "labelwhore," this 28-year-old rising star in the world of scrapbooking, with a silver stud in her lip and a tattoo in Latin on her left forearm: "Art is long, life is short."
Before the Internet bullies bashed her and judges revoked...
| Jan 13, 2008
Mavericks, a rock-studded, once-secret surf spot named after a dog, looked for all the world Saturday like the Super Bowl of big wave riding as thousands of people streamed to this fishing hamlet to see two dozen surfers challenge one of the world's...
| Apr 3, 2007
It's baseball season, finally, so you know what that means—a hard-fought, months-long competition to see who can win the title of Most Grandstanding Politician, ready to butt the federal government's nose into places it has no business sniffing.
| Aug 7, 2009
Witnessing 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...
| May 4, 2009
| 3:44 PM
Over the winter Ozzie and Kenny (yet again) made comments about changing the 'all or nothing' dynamic of this station-to-station offense. The first month has just ended and already the Sox have been beaten by pitchers like Kyle Davies, R.A. Dickey, Brad...
| May 24, 2009
Kobe Bryant is an Olympic gold medalist and international pitchman. Dany Heatley ranked among the NHL's top 10 goal scorers this season and last year was MVP of hockey's world championships. Leonard Little is an aging pass rusher for one of football's...
| Feb 15, 2009
At the beginning, they called it "Project Bingo." It became better known as the BALCO investigation.
Once again, the probe into athletes' steroid use is redefining America's pastime along with a few other sports, causing some to wonder if we can really...
| Aug 19, 2008
| 10:49 AM
Ask Paul returns to answer your relevant questions about Lou's future, D-Ward's numbers, day games vs. night games, who decides which games are posted on the Wrigley Field scoreboard, and his favorite Lil' Wayne song:
Hey, Sully, what's your take on...