| Jul 3, 2011
| 1:05 AM
When asked if he ever bet on baseball, Pete Rose, the game's all-time hit leader, reportedly said, “I'd be willing to bet you - if I were a betting man - that I never bet on baseball.”
In 1989, A. Bart Giamatti, the commissioner of baseball, took the...
| Mar 6, 2011
Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season.
Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...
| Mar 18, 2011
Actor played butler in 'Batman' movies
Michael Gough, 94, a British actor best known for playing Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in a series of "Batman" movies, died Thursday at home in England, his former wife Anneke Wills said through her...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:32 PM
KY3 Anchor Ethan Forhetz had the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Springfield Cardinals Game Thursday night. You'll see in the video his aim was off (more than a little) but his heart was in the right place.
Ethan was chosen to...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:43 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — By the time David Freese stomped on home plate Game 6 had already been stamped among the greatest thrillers in baseball history.
Twice down to their last strike, the St. Louis Cardinals somehow rallied.
And when Freese completed a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 10:23 PM
I woke up Saturday morning from a fitful sleep.
I should have slept soundly, but my body and mind hadn't yet absorbed a new reality: My beloved St. Louis Cardinals, an imperfect but tenacious bunch who embodied the spirit of team play, overcame a Mt....
| Nov 5, 2011
It was lunchtime at Nardi Breads Inc., but no one was thinking about eating in the dark, cold cavernous commercial bakery — not on the seventh day without power, the seventh day of wondering how the 103-year old business would survive.
| May 22, 2011
From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ
Jerry Yang with Mark Tabb
Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland during the Vietnam...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00
Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Feb 6, 2009
| 4:30 PM
ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
| Feb 19, 2009
| 4:30 PM
In the wake of A-Rod's stunning admission, and the steroid cloud still hanging over baseball, Carlos Delgado was asked today if he was worried about the public perception of sluggers like himself -- especially with 103 unnamed players on that......
| Mar 23, 2008
It seemed like the worst kind of trade, one that favored neither team, a deal best left in the small print on the transactions page.
A half century ago, the Dodgers sent Gino Cimoli to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wally Moon, an exchange of outfielders,...