| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:32 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball--Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 9 p.m. (ESPN)
No events scheduled.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
With seven weeks left in the season, we're about to round the quarter pole and head for home. Here is some of what I have come to believe:
•The most likely World Series outcome is Tigers over Dodgers in a terrific matchup, with Detroit favored only...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Everybody loves a swashbuckler, especially when he has a Cy Young Award in his trophy case.
General manager Ken Williams fell for Jake Peavy in 2009, and the trade that brought him to Chicago proved a poor return on investment, both for Chairman Jerry...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:54 PM
As Alex Rodriguez combusts in a fiery ball of bad feelings, the Yankees have turned to Alfonso Soriano to save their season.
You can't make this stuff up.
Amazingly, perhaps sickeningly if you have that old-fashioned anti-Yankees bias, there's a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past Washington 4-2 Wednesday night....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano did not allow a hit until the sixth inning against a struggling and depleted Nationals lineup, and Pedro Alvarez homered off an otherwise-dominant Stephen Strasburg, leading Pittsburgh past...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to end a personal three-game losing streak, and added an RBI single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Pedro Alvarez homered and singled, and Russell Martin had three...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:54 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates weren’t in the mood to celebrate after Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs in a 6-5 win over Washington.
The victory, accomplished Monday night against the skidding Nationals, was meaningless in comparison to the ramifications...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a pair of two-run homers to back a solid outing by right-hander Charlie Morton, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the skidding Washington Nationals 6-5 Monday night.
McCutchen connected in the first...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Jason Grilli looks at you from the cover of the latest Sports Illustrated. His eyes are focused like lasers. His mouth is wide open, as if it's an exclamation point. His long hair flows freely underneath his baseball cap. His right fist is pumped.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are used to this part, the one where they spend the first half of the season stunning the baseball world with their play. Call it a byproduct of two decades of mediocrity.
Yet promising starts in 2011...