Today starts a new era in Mets history. Though I can't promise that 2013 will exactly be the kind of season Mets fans are longing for, I am confident that it will surely be a step in the right direction.
As we gear up for the exciting release of 42, let's also keep in mind the larger image of Jackie Robinson. He was also a tireless civil rights leader in his own right, furious with racial injustice and positively committed to securing first class citizenship for all.
s etched in stone as the Mets' poor fate seems to be, there are some key future dates that will help shed light on the team's actual chances this coming season.
My son is home for spring break. He arrived with a duffle bag full of dirty laundry, a big smile, and a bear hug for me. Hanging out with him, I some...
In Miami, we are all too familiar with government using our money incorrectly. Defending the financing plan is impossible -- our last mayor lost his job because of it. And by the way, whoever gave you the "it's not public money" sound bite ought to have their head examined.
While choosing to check out a game at Wrigley is an easy decision, deciding which of the many places to go before or after the game is difficult. Here are three suggestions for great places to go in Wrigleyville after a game.
Over the years, and many incarnations, the Herald Examiner excelled at covering local news, catering more to the "man on the street," and was also a huge fan of sensational stories.
John knows the game, knows the people, knows how to tell a story -- and has a very Bay Area point of view. To welcome this colorful newspaper veteran back to the Bay Area, here's a short Q and A.
Look the players you've never heard of. Look at the non-roster invitees. Legitimate dreams are on the line in Lakeland. Look at players like Quintin Berry.
Spring is here again. Let baseball be played in its cathedrals, and let our childhood gods stay gods.
Lohse, who is coming off a terrific 2012 campaign, where he hurled a career-best 134 ERA+ and 3.76 K/BB over 211 IP, still remains a free-agent.
What do Lance Armstrong, Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps and Bartolo Colon have in common? They've all allegedly had their blood composition modified, in ways legal or not.
For me, spring begins when the air fills with the crack of the bat or the snap of a ball hitting a glove. It begins in February, when baseball spring training gets underway. As a parent, my real joy comes from watching Little Leaguers play. I can't wait to root for my kids on the ball field.
We have heard it so many times when buying a home: location, location, location. Similar verbage applies when valuing that vintage memorabilia collection from your childhood days. Unfortunately, sentimental value does not increase the value, but it does make for a good story.
I love baseball books for the window they offer on life and human nature. I recently stumbled on a baseball book that blew me away -- and ought to be read far and wide.
Remember kids: Though four months without baseball is too many months, there are ways to make the time pass quickly, and less painfully.