| Dec 14, 2007
Not to get all biblical on you, but if the just-released Mitchell Report is any indication, the truth will not necessarily set you free.
The 409-page review of baseball's performance-enhancement scandal has, in fact, made us all prisoners of the...
| Dec 15, 2007
During the news conference Thursday in which former Sen. George Mitchell unveiled his 409-page report on baseball's performance-enhancement scandal, I kept waiting for him to announce that he had been hired by the NFL to perform a similar investigation to...
| Apr 4, 2005
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The man does not do still. He will not -- cannot -- stop moving. Not for anyone. He has tried before, but it is much too difficult. Even when he is relaxed, he is laughing, fidgeting, speaking rapidly and making wild gestures with...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:41 PM
The best in baseball will gather in Minneapolis Tuesday for the annual Midsummer Classic. There will be names you know, names you're just learning and names you may never hear again. So, in honor of the All-Star Game, we offer some of the more obscure...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:19 PM
On the night Jose Abreu clobbered his 24th and 25th home runs of the season, White Sox manager Robin Ventura marveled at how the ball comes off Abreu's bat.
"When he hits it on the barrel, it just continues to go," Ventura said. "It's like helium...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:50 PM
White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu wasn't about to predict Monday whether he could keep up his torrid start to the season in the second half.
The Sox tried to temper expectations for the Cuban rookie before the season, but he entered Monday tied for the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:17 PM
He provided the Dodgers with an iconic moment: a fresh-faced rookie blowing away baseball's most feared hitter in a David vs. Goliath World Series duel before a roaring capacity crowd in Chavez Ravine.
Bob Welch striking out the New York Yankees' Reggie...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett was saddened but not shaken at a level some might think. He knew Tony Gwynn and was hit hard by the news Monday that Gwynn had died of cancer.
Yet, what had not really registered with Beckett was an element he shared with...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:06 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange
Haren helps himself in Dodgers' win
LOS ANGELES -- On a team of stellar hitters, a pitcher made the offensive difference for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Right-hander Dan Haren not only picked...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:06 PM
As hitting coach Mark McGwire reflected on Yasiel Puig's first year with the Dodgers, he started looking into the future.
Speaking Tuesday before the Dodgers' 4-1 defeat to the Chicago White Sox, McGwire said, "There could a triple crown. I see some...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The number that matters most is not 500.
The number that matters most is 0.
That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols.
He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...