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  • Baseball had its moments in 2013

    As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...
  • Classic Rock's Era of the Album Gives Way to Today's Track Stars

    Classic rock is dead. Not only are the children of the baby boomers pushing 30, in some cases exceeding that threshold, there's a whole new generation of barely pubescent children who have never experienced freeform radio and sitting in front of the...
  • Bobby V Strikes Out On 9/11

    Most adults develop a wonderful inner mechanism that stops us from saying egregiously wrong things at completely inappropriate times. For his many other gifts, Bobby Valentine, the former Major League Baseball player and manager, missed this one. An...
  • Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one

    Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one
    They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996. The Yankees won,...
  • Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2

    Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2
    BOSTON -- Mariano Rivera was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Fenway Park. Rivera, the legendary New York Yankees closer who retired after the regular season, was honored on the...
  • Watch Mariano Rivera's emotional farewell to Yankee Stadium

    Your browser does not support iframes.   The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera, pitched his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, and it turned into one of the most emotional moments in baseball history. Even though they were...
  • Mariano Rivera apologizes to Houston Astros fans for not pitching

    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry." Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
  • All of the HS Football Picks for Week 5: Saying goodbye to September and Mariano

     
    When this weekend ends, the high school football regular season will be at the midway point and, amazingly enough, it's sayonara to September on Monday. October brings colorful leaves, earlier and earlier times of darkness, Halloween decorations and...
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • Hokies overcome anemic offense in victory at ECU

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet." Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
  • NBC loves having Peyton's return to Indy on Sunday night

    If you were watching television Sunday night, chances are, you were watching sports. Both NBC and Fox were touting ratings successes for the night, with the Sunday Night Football game between Dallas and Washington on NBC drawing an average of 22.1...
  • Mariano will still get an October showcase

     
    The farewell tour of Mariano Rivera was certainly one of the biggest stories of the 2013 baseball season and his last game at Yankee Stadium featuring the special pitching change with Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte was the best moment of this year, and...