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  • MLB All-Star game to include Trout, Kershaw, maybe Puig, Gonzalez

    Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second. And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first. Puig, who has played...
  • Vegas favors a Michigan-Louisville national championship game

     
    It's April Fool's Day, but there's no foolin' around in Vegas where sports wagering is at a feverish pitch with the start of baseball season and the NCAA tournament now down to its Final Four. Vegas likes Michigan, slightly, over Syracuse and Louisville...
  • 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...
  • Strangest baseball injuries of 2012

     
    Strangest baseball injuries 2012 It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, and then it's even funnier. Presenting our occasionally annual roundup of the year's weirdest, stupidest or most unfortunate injuries that befell MLB players (and one...
  • MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013

     
    MLB All-Star Game TV schedule 2013: Baseball’s best head to Citi Field in Queens, N.Y., for the 2013 All-Star Game Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30pm ET on FOX. ALSO SEE: 2013 MLB-All Star Week coverage on MLB Network 2013 MLB Home Run Derby Monday on ESPN...
  • Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball

    Joe Nathan gets All-Star save, Mariano Rivera gets the baseball
    NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League? "That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong." Nathan had better not miss the...
  • Mariano Rivera helps the American League win the 2013 MLB All-Star Game

     
    The NL streak was snapped Tuesday night (July 16) when the AL won 3-0, aided by shut-out innings at the end of the game by hall-of-fame closers Mariano Rivera and Joe Nathan....
  • 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...
  • Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars

    Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars
    NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession. The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
  • Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year

    Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year
    New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
  • Star Track: Jake Cave

    Star Track: Jake Cave
    When Jake Cave, 20, of Hampton was drafted by the New York Yankees, he might well have envisioned becoming a teammate of controversial superstar Alex Rodriguez. It's already happened, albeit when A-Rod was rehabbing with Cave's team so far this season,...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...