| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Yup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Florida at Tennessee, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); Duke at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU); Nebraska at Illinois, Noon (Big 10 Network); Washington at Utah, 1 p.m. (FXSP); Kansas at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. (ESPNU); Ohio State at...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:42 PM
No baseball fans loved their guy more than Cardinal Nation loved Albert Pujols this time last year. But one October later, he has become the civic punch line.
While Cardinal-for-life Stan Musial is treated like the pope in Vatican City, Pujols...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's rank)
1. Rangers (1): Matt Harrison's new and improved sinker hasn't been sinking. Otherwise there's not much to be concerned about even though they've lost three consecutive series. This will be an interesting week...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NBA Basketball--Playoffs, Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
College Softball--NCAA Division I Playoffs, Super Regionals, 7 and 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:41 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — There are certain amenities every home needs.
On Tuesday evening, the Glendale Angelenos added a long picket fence to Stengel Field, scoring single runs in six of eight innings, including the final four, in picking up a 6-4...
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies.
Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction?
Frank Wren must not have gotten the message.
While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:06 PM
In a season when the greatest rivalry in sports has been the Red Sox vs. themselves, let this stand as more than a left-handed compliment:
In recent games, Jon Lester is pitching like the ace he can be.
On a Saturday when the most exciting intramural...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are reportedly the parents of a baby boy. Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem welcomed the baby boy at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A....
| May 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
There was a very good reason Howie Kendrick, who was thought to be available to pinch hit Saturday night, never came to the plate while the Angels were going hitless in the final seven innings of their 5-4, 12-inning loss......