| Jul 29, 2012
Carl Crawford says he needs Tommy John surgery.
What the Red Sox really need is Tommy John of 1977. What the Red Sox really need is a road map to get them rowing in the same direction.
As the rain fell Saturday on a delayed start to the alleged greatest...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Bobby Valentine has managed in the World Series and won a championship in Japan but he never has taken a major league team to a division title in 15 seasons as a manager. It's not likely to happen this year either.
A year after widespread indifference...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:31 AM
As you read this, Jim Lasko and his family, which includes his wife, two children and a dog named Beckett, are in a car heading east.
Or they might have already arrived and are now unpacking boxes of clothes and all the other things that will fill their...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 10:09 PM
10 a.m. Preseason football: N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville (d.).--NFL Network
10:30 a.m. Football: 1992 state Division 5 final: Bethel vs. E.C. Glass.--LSC 48
11 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Western & Southern Financial Open early rounds.--Tennis Ch....
| Aug 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
NEW YORK — Bobby Valentine said he doesn't read it and he doesn't listen to it.
Surely, he smells it.
Surely, he smells the rot from a locker room where too many of his players run to ownership to point fingers and too few of them run to the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Before they went upscale at Target Field, the word that best described the Twins varied according to whether they made the playoffs. They were efficient in the good years, cheap in the other ones.
The cost of everything has soared post-Metrodome,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:06 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — As he starts his job as the Red Sox's manager, Bobby Valentine gets to be one part Tommy Lasorda, two parts James Carville and three parts the guy who walks behind the elephants in the circus parade. And he loves every minute of...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Terry Ryan has nothing against free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn. Honest.
But the general manager knows his Twins aren't going to compete again in the American League Central — Joe Mauer or no Joe Mauer — until they fix a starting rotation...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:10 PM
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think.
President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Having approved a similar trade between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers in August, Commissioner Bud Selig seems unlikely to block the Miami Marlins’ agreed-upon salary dump, but he says he is taking the deal under review.
Speaking at the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Bobby Valentine has a better guess where he'll be Thursday than the Yankees do.
Bobby V, who has posted fewer Vs than any Red Sox manager since Billy Herman in 1965, figures to be on the other end of a phone call summoning him to a meeting with the...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Jason Derulo performs at The Dome 55 on August 27, 2010 in Hannover, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Pop star Jason Derulo, who recently turned 21, hung out at Enclave and Cuvee on Saturday. "Cooler Than Me" singer Mike Posner had dinner at...