One of American Jews' great traditions -- not found in the Bible or any other sacred book -- is fretting over whether Jewish Major Leaguers will play on the high holidays, particularly Yom Kippur, the most sacred day in the Jewish calendar.
This foursome was the more or less regular Yankee infield from 2009-2012, leading the Yankees to one World Series victory and three other post-season appearances. This raises the question of where this infield fits among the greatest infields in Yankee history.
If the White Sox win their division, don't be surprised to see Kenny Williams before game 1 of the playoffs glaring intently out onto the field observing his team. He built it. He fixed it. It's Kenny's team now.
The gloomy British weather forecast means the Olympic volleyballers might have to cover up. When the temps fall under 61 degrees, leggings and long-sleeve tops are worn. I think we're about to find out who the real fans of beach volleyball are.
Election season and baseball season intersected on Monday night as President Obama poked fun at Boston fans during a Massachusetts fundraiser after the Red Sox traded fan-favorite Kevin Youkilis to his cherished Chicago White Sox.
So you train your whole life to make the Olympic team and it might come down to a coin flip? That's the deal after Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh finished in a dead heat for third place in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials.
Is it possible that Bobby Valentine's intuition as a manager called for him to speak his peace against Kevin Youkilis to see if he could light the fire of camaraderie under the fannies of "Youk's" teammates?
There's been a lot of "teachable moments" in Beantown this week and the revelation that Ortiz's name is on a list of players that was meant to be confidential with anonymous testing shouldn't be wasted.