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  • Question of the day: What’s been the best MLB postseason pitching matchup in recent memory? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, The Morning Call It was 1968, the Year of the......
  • Yankees win keeps Fox's hope of World Series leverage against Cablevision alive

     
    The Yankees defeating the Texas Rangers Wednesday afternoon to stay alive in the playoffs is not only good news for New Yorkers, but also Fox. That's because the Yankees still have a chance to make it to the World Series......
  • Kobe Bryant makes right decision in choosing to play in 2012 Olympics

     
    It shouldn't be surprising that Kobe Bryant's "locked in," as he calls it, to playing in the 2012 London Olympics. But even some of his most ardent supporters are concerned that any extra basketball mileage will make him vulnerable to more injuries and...
  • Question of the day: Who will win this year’s NASCAR Chase: Hamlin or Johnson? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Jim Peltz, Los Angeles Times Any sport with the vagaries of......
  • Source: Yankees, Mariano Rivera agree

     
    ESPN.com reports: Mariano Rivera is going to be the Yankees' closer for two more years, according to a baseball official with knowledge of negotiations between the team and the player's agent. On Thursday night the Yankees and Rivera's agent, Fern Cuza,...
  • Mark Teixeira hits two home runs to lead Yankees to 5-3 win over Angels

     
    Mark Teixeira, who will forever be known to Angels fans as "The One Who Got Away," clubbed two home runs on Sunday to lead the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Angels in Anaheim. After acquiring Teixeira......
  • Angels' Jordan Walden selected to American League All-Star team

     
    Angels rookie closer Jordan Walden was selected to the American League All-Star team on Thursday. He becomes the first Angels rookie to make the All-Star team since pitcher Jason Dickson in 1997. Walden replaces New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera........
  • Gone fishin? Not Angels reliever and AL all-star Jordan Walden

     
    Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......
  • Who will win the MLB All-Star game and who will be MVP? [Poll] [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday in Phoenix. Check back throughout the day for more responses and participate in the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of......
  • Angels, Yankees to recognize Sept. 11 with pregame ceremony

     
    Two former New York City Fire Department officials, including one who survived the attacks on the World Trade Center, will be part of a special ceremony recognizing the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks before Sunday’s game.....
  • Mariano Rivera sets saves record

     
    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera set the major league record with his 602nd career save, pitching a perfect ninth inning Monday to preserve New York's 6-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. With fans in Yankee Stadium standing and cheering from his......
  • No men allowed, but 41,000 still attend soccer game in Turkey

     
    Turkey's soccer association is trying something new in an effort to prevent violence at soccer games involving teams sanctioned for unruly fan behavior -- ban men and give free tickets to women and children under 12....