| Oct 26, 2011
Cardinals in 7
History tells us that the World Series team that wins Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage goes on to win the title 66 percent of the time. All Texas has to do is win one of the next two games against the team...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Grant Enders always wanted to play for Towson. Coming out of Old Mill in Anne Arundel County, Enders was recruited by Gordy Combs and believes he would have started his college career with the Tigers had Combs not been fired after the 2008 season.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 9:22 AM
The big spring training story of the past few days comes not from the Orioles' winter home in Sarasota, Fla., but from down the road in Fort Myers, where news that the Boston Red Soxhave banned beer in the clubhouse seems to have everyone in a tizzy....
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:20 PM
When it comes to tailgating, the policy at downtown stadiums is simple: Ravens fans can do it. Orioles fans can't. Now there's a Facebook campaign to try to change that.
The drive was started by two lifelong Orioles fans: Austin Bogus, 26, of Fulton...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
After a wild first week in free agency that was punctuated with Peyton Manning signing with the Denver Broncos, we have a better idea of what needs teams will address in April’s NFL draft. So now seems like a good time for our second mock draft of...
| Mar 21, 2012
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself.
The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Phillies will fight back
I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Go ask Albert
Dave van Dyck
Best choice? Whoever Albert wants. And that's being only half-facetious because if the Cardinals have any hope of keeping three-time MVP Albert Pujols, the new manager will have to be someone he likes/...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:45 PM
When the Orioles officially hired baseball-lifer Gary Rajsich as their director of scouting in November, Toronto Blue Jays pro scouting director Perry Minasian sent a message to a friend.
"You just stole one of my best scouts," Minasian texted Orioles...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The Orioles purchased the contract of 31-year-old left-handed reliever Rich Rundles from the Lancaster Barnstormers of the independent Atlantic League and will assign him to Norfolk, according to the Lancaster team’s web site. He was originally...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Regional hero: Freese
Why not an almost local hero? David Freese isn't from Kansas City, but he plays for the Cardinals and grew up outside of St. Louis, about a four-hour drive to Kansas City. He led the Cardinals to the...