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  • Managing an All-Star team is 'a little bit of a headache'

    MINNEAPOLIS Tom Kelly, as manager of the Minnesota Twins, had the chance to be an All-Star manager twice and guided the American League to victory both times. But even with the pageantry and excitement associated with those games, he never was sad to...
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too
    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Yankees' Girardi expected Jays to be tough

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The New York Yankees, who are chasing Toronto in the American League East, will have a chance to make up some ground during a three-game series against the Blue Jays...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    LARRY STONE, The Seattle Times, on SOCCER IN THE U.S.: The pending arrival of the World Cup has led to the usual quadrennial speculation about whether this year's event will spawn a U.S. soccer boom. You know, the one that had been periodically...
  • Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration

    Cubs' Rizzo hitting into All-Star consideration
    PITTSBURGH -- The selections for the National and American leagues in the All-Star Game are 3 1/2 weeks away. But Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a strong push. Rizzo, who went 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles Tuesday night...
  • OS-DSS-TEST-STORY6

    There are places where barns and livestock or narrow roads along open acres give way to a distinctively rural feel. In Orange County, if you're talking about the West Windermere Rural Settlement, rural means old citrus groves blanketed in St....
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run
    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...
  • Norwich Friends Fulfill Their Dreams on Major League Fields

    Norwich Friends Fulfill Their Dreams on Major League Fields
    NEW YORK — Big dreams can come from small places. And as Eric Campbell sat at his locker in the visiting team clubhouse Tuesday at Yankee Stadium, he shook his head in amazement at how big those dreams grew off Scotland Road in Norwich. "It's...
  • Best since the Vet: Who is your pick in center field?

    Best since the Vet: Who is your pick in center field?
    Garry Maddox had the responsibility of covering more than just center field when he played for the Phillies from 1975 to 1986. With plodding left fielders such as Greg Luzinski and a stable of marginal defensive right fielders during that time, Maddox...
  • Ken Griffey Jr. inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame

     
    Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame -- along with six others -- on Saturday (Aug. 11)....
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck
    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • Angels' Josh Hamilton is keeping the faith for a rebound

    Angels' Josh Hamilton is keeping the faith for a rebound
    By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history. Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...