Jhonny Peralta is arguably enjoying the finest season of his entire career. Offensively, Peralta ranks third among shortstops, and defensively, he's fourth.
Rules are rules. But what other sport has one strike and you're out? The world's greatest sprinter Usain Bolt was disqualified after a false start. The first big victim of the new rule.
With baseball's Opening Day upon us, following the fun is the best way to begin a new season. Nothing can turn around a team's fortunes faster than a pitcher who can really bring it.
Mets owner Fred Wilpon tells reporters his family will be "vindicated" in the Bernie Madoff scandal.
Teams have been known to ban players from skiing and riding motorcycles. The Florida Marlins are the first to ban the use of pie.
Former Tiger and Dodger Kirk Gibson is the new interim manager in Arizona after they fired the manager and general manager.
If it's not bad enough the refs make lousy calls in the World Cup, FIFA will ban the controversial video from giant screens inside the stadium. What's next, blacking them out on the telecasts?
As awful as it was seeing Raul Valdes give up a walk-off grand slam on Wednesday night, I think it's fair to say that most of baseball's attention was focused on Armando Galarraga and his near-perfect game.
For Pete's sake, we let death row inmates out of prison when DNA or some other conclusive evidence proves their innocence. But we cannot overturn an umpire's call?
To err is human. But to immediately admit a mistake, especially one of such historic meaning, is almost against human nature. So I will always remember American League umpire Jim Joyce for how he handled his mistake.
Armando Galarraga, who was robbed of a perfect game by a blown call from umpire Jim Joyce, has also pitched a perfect example of how to handle a potential media storm.
Faulty as Jim Joyce's call was -- he admitted it quickly and apologized to Galarraga -- it served as one of those moments that again demonstrates why sports serve so well as our national theater.
Tiger Woods' swing coach, Hank Haney, resigned. A whole bunch of wiseguys respond by saying, "Tiger swings pretty well on his own."
This past week, another New York institution advanced another step in its evolution, as WFUV, Fordham University's 50,000 watt Bronx-based public radi...
Bengals wide receiver Maurice Purify was collared in Newport for disorderly conduct after a bar fight. He is well prepared for what lies ahead. In college, he majored in criminal justice.
Spring training has a completely different vibe than the regular baseball season. The parks are much smaller, the crowds are more subdued; it's a quieter, more contemplative experience.