| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:29 PM
OK, made you look. No, Darin Ruf's not returning to Reading as a player - the Phillies have much bigger hopes for last year's Eastern League MVP. But the young slugger will be one of the featured guests at the Phillies Winiter Banquet at Reading's...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Wade Boggs once sprained his back putting on a pair of cowboy boots. Nolan Ryan missed a start after he was bitten by a coyote, Sammy Sosa sneezed so hard it gave him back spasms, and John Smoltz burned his chest while ironing a shirt — which he was...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:25 PM
There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out.
Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The Blackhawks have said nothing about Patrick Kane’s latest photo spread. Do they care what their highest-profile player does? Do they care that their ticket-buyers might have questions?
It has been over a week since Deadspin shared these shots...
| Nov 6, 2012
Home run record: A Sports article Nov. 3 on the Dodgers' expected signing of former slugger Mark McGwire as batting coach said that in 1998, McGwire and Sammy Sosa chased Roger Maris' record of 60 home runs. Maris set the record with 61 home runs.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness.
Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - Joe Blanton pitched his second complete game of the season and Jim Thome homered for the second day in a row to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Blanton (6-6) gave up seven hits and...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:44 PM
While many optimists proclaim that the Steroid Era is over in baseball, former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas remains wary.
"I don't think it's ever going to be over," the future Hall of Famer told me Wednesday before the Cubs-Sox series finale at U.S....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Jim Thome knows the routine. Hit a game-ending homer, circle the bases, get mobbed by teammates.
It never gets old.
Thome hit a pinch home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:11 PM
On the List's Micaela Hood chatted with Dert, September's DJ of the month, about his crazy club tales and the future of dance music.
Q: What’s your favorite club moment?
A: Wow, there’s so many! I would say one night at Snatch we had more...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:35 AM
Kerry Wood got his day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, and he spent part of it lobbying for the Cubs to bring Sammy Sosa back to the organization as something.
Wait, why do the Cubs need to bring back the worst teammate in the world?
OK, Sosa wasn’t...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Aimee Garcia gets nervous every time she is handed a script on the Showtime serial killer drama “Dexter.” Why? Because she never knows if it will be her last.
The Fenwick High School alum — who plays Jamie Batista, nanny to Dexter&...