| 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 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 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 3, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and Robinson Cano dined at Chicago Cut Steakhouse after Monday's game against the White Sox. Jeter and Posada and teammates CC Sabathia, Curtis Granderson and Eric Chavez dined at Roots Handmade Pizza in...
| 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...