| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:27 PM
NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport’s latest drug scandal, according to a person...
| Jul 31, 2013
Avisail Garcia is 22, maybe a little bit overweight and definitely unproven. He's also a far better bet for the White Sox than Jake Peavy was four years ago, when he came to Chicago less than two years' removed from winning the National League Cy Young...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:17 AM
Jose Iglesias and a fresh band of Texas Rangers now have All-Star spikes to fill.
The playoff races took a twist Monday when Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta and Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz were suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball in the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:54 AM
CLEVELAND (AP) — There was nothing Jhonny Peralta could do but apologize. The damage was done.
Peralta is gone for the playoff chase, leaving a sizable hole for the Detroit Tigers, who have no choice but to move forward without their All-Star...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
"I know people say ownership turned a blind eye to it, and they probably did in some circumstances. But people were going to start losing interest in watching a bunch of clowns out there on drugs, doing things normal people couldn't even think about...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:33 PM
No position player has been selected league most valuable player after appearing in fewer than 116 games in a nonstrike season. But by the time voters begin casting their ballots at the end of this season, the Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez may be worthy of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Something has been bothering me about Alex Rodriguez's potential lifetime ban from baseball, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter just did a nice job of expressing it.
The Yankees rode Rodriguez to a World Series title in 2009, but they could avoid much...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:41 PM
General Manager Jerry Dipoto has been heavily criticized for his winter pitching moves that didn't pan out, Ryan Madson, Joe Blanton, Tommy Hanson and Sean Burnett providing little or no contributions to the Angels this season.
But at least one under-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:50 AM
Please excuse my absence for the last week but Vegas was calling and I’m never one to turn down the invitation. It may have been frightfully hot there but that was more than balanced out by my chill at the slots—still, I love the place. So...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, 7 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300 pole qualifying, 10 a.m. (ESPN2); NASCAR Nationwide Series, History 300, 1:45 p.m. (ABC)
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:46 PM
PGA Golf--Masters Tournament, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
Men’s College Hockey--NCAA Division I Playoffs, semifinal, Yale vs. UMass-Lowell, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2); St. Cloud State vs. Quinnipiac, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
NHL Hockey--Pittsburgh Penguins at...