| 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 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....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:45 PM
NEW YORK — Only in New York.
Maybe this is the only place where Dwight Howard is the runner-up as the Orlando Magic's most beloved big man.
Magic assistant coach Patrick Ewing received a standing ovation at Madison Square Garden when he was...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:06 PM
It's official. Yankee catcher Jorge Posada has retired. The 5 time world champ announced he's calling it quits during a news conference at the stadium with teammates Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, C.C. Sabathia and others along with members of the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:56 PM
After months of commitments, analysis and changes of heart, after a morning and afternoon of decision, commotion and confusion, National Signing Day comes to this:
The football staffs at Virginia and Virginia Tech are genuinely jazzed about their 2012...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks.
This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud.
He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 10:09 PM
Just when the Mariners thought things couldn't get any worse, CC Sabathia and the Yankees introduced a new level of frustration Tuesday in a 4-1 loss, in which Seattle managed just one hit and struck out 18 times.
In extending their franchise-record...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Is there anything the Sox can do to improve enough to go to the playoffs? I am so disappointed in the pitching -- we get leads and can't keep them, the starters are mediocre at best -- and Alex Rios and Adam Dunn are terrible disappointments. I am just...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Victor Martinez went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Justin Verlander recorded his 16th win of the season, as the Detroit Tigers held off the Kansas City Royals, 4-3, in the second test of a three- game series.
The news was not all good for Martinez, who...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
No. 2 Yankees: 29th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Angels.
Can we have a mulligan?
That's what Hal Steinbrenner or Randy Levine, the Yankees' president, is believed to have asked either Commissioner Bud Selig or Rob Manfred, Major...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The Yankees brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, but Jose Valverde struck out postseason stalwart Derek Jeter and retired Game 1 hero Robinson Cano to finish off the Tigers' 5-3 victory and even this American League Division Series....
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:24 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 5-3 behind the masterful pitching of Max Scherzer and the hitting of Miguel Cabrera to level their best-of-five divisional playoff series at 1-1 Sunday.
A last-ditch New York rally from...