| May 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Statistics through Sunday (last week's rank)
1. Rangers (1): Matt Harrison's new and improved sinker hasn't been sinking. Otherwise there's not much to be concerned about even though they've lost three consecutive series. This will be an interesting week...
| May 19, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Jake Cave kept the souvenir. Of course he did. A broken bat, the result of barely getting some wood on one of Mariano Rivera's famous cutters. The Sandman's signature, along with his career save total and date he broke the record, are on it.
| May 20, 2012
| 2:07 PM
ST. PETERSBURG — He is a throwback superstar without the petty pretense and the explosive twitter account, atrocious spelling optional.
Chipper Jones is simple, straight-forward and powerful, like a cup of black coffee. For 19 consecutive years...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:21 AM
There was no reason to mess with success.
But Robin Ventura did.
There was no reason to changes pitchers.
But Robin Ventura did.
There was no reason to lift rookie Jose Quintana after he threw a shockingly efficient 77 pitches in eight shutout...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
— Joe Girardi sat there Sunday at Yankee Stadium, rubbing his head, considering Eduardo Nunez, considering Derek Jeter, considering Rafael Soriano's 40 saves after Mariano Rivera was lost. And then the Yankees manager, who doesn't smile enough,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:01 PM
At the end of a 162-game, six-month grind like the major league baseball season, some people might be looking forward to the finish line.
Not Meredith Marakovits.
Marakovits, the Northampton native and Central Catholic graduate, is completing her...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:49 AM
As Yankee legend and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra once said, "it isn't over 'till it's over." That cute and famous saying could not have been more true for the Yankees last night as they defeated the Twins 7-6.
It looked like it was going to be a rough day...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 10:53 PM
College Softball--Alabama-Birmingham at Central Florida, 10:30 a.m. (FXSP)
Men’s College Basketball--Virginia Commonwealth at Temple, 11 a.m. (CBS); Big South Conference Tournament Championship, 11 a.m. (ESPN2);...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday.
The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST.
Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Dec 21, 2012
If you're the kind of person who likes to say "I met him before he was a big league star," Saturday might a last chance to do so with Mark Montgomery. He'll be at the I Am Champion Agility Endurance Performance Training Center in Poquoson to meet fans and...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Hiroki Kuroda confirmed what Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti has said: Colletti remained in contact with his agent until he decided to sign with the New York Yankees three weeks ago....