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  • 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......
  • 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....
  • Bill Plaschke: Mariano Rivera is great, but let's not overdo it

     
    Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
  • Mariners Fall Despite Two Ichiro Home Runs

    Mariners Fall Despite Two Ichiro Home Runs
    Eduardo Nunez will certainly remember his first big league hit, when he drove in the go-ahead run at Yankee Stadium in place of Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. He might get a few more chances, too, now that A-Rod's on the disabled list. Nunez singled in...
  • Yankees Rally To Beat Twins 6-4 In Game 1 Of ALDS

    Yankees Rally To Beat Twins 6-4 In Game 1 Of ALDS
    The New York Yankees became Major League Baseball's flagship franchise almost as much for the glamorous image they project as for the 27 titles in their trophy case. From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, Joltin' Joe to A-Rod, the Yankees have almost always been...
  • Burnett, Jeter Propel Yanks Into First-Place Tie With Win

    Burnett, Jeter Propel Yanks Into First-Place Tie With Win
    AJ Burnett's struggles during the dog days of summer has become an all too familiar sight for Yankee fans during his tenure in New York. As the weather becomes hotter and the season drags on, Burnett starts to lose his command on his pitches, then...