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Jim Johnson

AL Saves Leader Traded

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for Al...

Blown Saves Adding Up In Baltimore

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

In a world where Mariano Rivera can blow three straight save opportunities there may be no sure bullpen options. Not even the relief pitcher with the ...

Philadelphia Eagles and Andy Reid: A Wordy Eulogy for a Lengthy Era

Eric Marmon | Posted 03.01.2013 | Sports
Eric Marmon

It is a bummer of a story, the demise of Andrew Walter Reid. Highly successful for the first half of his head coaching career, Reid's windows of opportunity (and yes, there were many) have finally closed.

LOOK: Kids Send Drawings And Messages To Newtown

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 01.25.2013 | Parents

During a time of devastation and grief, a 7-year-old girl and her father have found a way to send messages of support and comfort to Newtown, Conn. On...

Orioles Hold Off Yankees To Tie Series

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 12.08.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE — The New York Yankees now must grudgingly acknowledge that these aren't the same Baltimore Orioles they used to knock around with mer...

The Legend of Brian Dawkins

Kelli Gail | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports
Kelli Gail

In a city that gleefully vilifies most of its athletes, 'BDawk' tapped into the passion that defines the sports fanatics in Philadelphia. Dawkin's fearless style of leaving everything on the field resonated with even the toughest Eagles critics.

Watch This Pumpkin Get Down, Have A Better Day

Posted 10.01.2012 | Weird News

Seriously, somebody call this guy's momma. If you haven't seen the pumpkin dance yet, you definitely don't have enough funk in your life. There ...

NBA Finals: Reflections on "The Decision"

Danny Groner | Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Not everyone agrees that we should continue to harbor such ill will against LeBron. Here, a roundup of what sports columnists are saying about "The Decision" as the Heat sit on the brink of elimination.

Countrywide VIP Gave Fannie Mae "Sweetheart Deals"

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The former Countrywide Financial Corp. gave preferential loans to more than three dozen employees of Fannie Mae while the two giant...

Senator McCain's Fannie Problem

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sunil Chacko

Zoellick would have to comply with Congressional subpoenas to explain having headed the lobbying activities for Fannie Mae.

Sam Stein

Campaigns Go After Each Other's Economic Advisers | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The tussle between the campaigns over economic matters has turned into a back-and-forth over friends and advisers. On Friday morning, the McCain cam...

Obama VP Vetter Johnson Resigns

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A leader of Democrat Barack Obama's vice presidential research team has resigned amid criticism over his personal loan deals. Obam...

Jason Linkins

McCain Supporter Fiorina Deserves The Same Scrutiny As Obama Veep Vetter | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama is under fire this week for having named former Fannie Mae CEO Jim Johnson to his vice-presidential vetting team, a position for which Jo...

Four Things the Obama Campaign Couldn't Resist Doing To Anger Clinton Supporters

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

The follow are four things that the Obama campaign couldn't resist doing to anger Clinton supporters, supporters that Sen. Obama needs in the general ...

Jim Johnson, NAFTA, and Barack's Short List for Vice President

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Jim Johnson is vetting VP picks for Obama, which is a curious choice because he helped John Kerry and Walter Mondale with this process. No one would mistake Johnson for any kind of change agent.

Marc Brilleman, Reality Show Director, Arrested For False Imprisonment Of Contestants

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

APOPKA, Fla. — Police charged an aspiring reality show director with blocking four women _ half of a cast billed as ordinary girls hoping to bec...