| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:12 PM
DETROIT (AP) - Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:09 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Phil Coke stormed into Jim Leyland's office and sprayed the veteran manager with some of Detroit's celebratory bubbly.
When Leyland tried to take cover in a bathroom, Coke chased him — a fitting scene involving an unsung...
| Apr 29, 2012
The number seven is anything but lucky for Max Scherzer.
The Detroit Tigers starting pitcher has an ERA of 7.77 after giving up three runs on less than five innings of work in which he gave up seven hits and walked a career-high seven batters in a 6-2...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Derek Jeter belted a two-run homer, CC Sabathia went eight innings for the third straight time and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on an encouraging Friday night.
It began with closer Mariano Rivera's announcement that he plans to...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:53 PM
1. Nationals (3): While the spotlight has been on the highly debated Stephen Strasburg decision, Davey Johnson's lineup came together in late August and rolls toward the first playoff baseball Washington has seen since 1933. Bryce Harper and friends hit...
| May 13, 2012
| 9:53 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: Rome Masters.--Tennis Ch.
9 a.m. Baseball: Kecoughtan at Hampton (t. May 8).--LSC 48
Noon Football: Sept. 2001: Heritage vs. Hampton.-- LSC 48
1 p.m. Baseball: San Diego at Washington.--MASN
1 p.m. Hockey: World...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
I got an email Wednesday that protested my shredding of the Cubs-White Sox series this weekend.
Actually, I got a lot of emails. A friendly missive from Tim Kovacik explained that I “stink’’ because I included “so many Cubs...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
They don't give away Comeback Executive of the Year awards.
But as the first-place White Sox start a four-game series Thursday at Yankee Stadium against the best team in baseball, consider that Adam Dunn and Jake Peavy aren't the only professionals on...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:34 AM
The bigger question now is, can Anthony Rizzo pitch?
Because Jeff Samardzija can’t. Not now. Not for a while.
And he has delivered some of his worst showings at one of the worst times.
Samardzija was tradeable in May. Now that window has closed....
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, stage seven, 7 a.m. (NBC); same-day tape, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
Tennis-The Championships, women's championship match at Wimbledon, England, 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Golf-PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, third round, 2 p....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:23 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit's Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby, thrilling the crowd at Kauffman Stadium with eight splash shots into the right-field fountain and beating Toronto's...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball--All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
C.C. Lee Tournament at Northern State Courts
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL
Aberdeen Smittys at Jamestown, N.D., 5:30 p.m. doubleheader...