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Dirk Lammers on Books, Baseball, and the Joys and Perils of Getting Published

David Henry Sterry | Posted 03.22.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Dirk told us about his book at the South Dakota Festival of Books. David is a huge baseball fanatic, so the subject was of great interest to him. Dirk was fun, knowledgeable, smart and passionate, all wonderful ingredients for an author.

20 Rich and Famous Community College Graduates

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

While it's impressive and inspiring to hear stories of a self-made celebrities who carved out their fortunes without a college degree to their names, you might be surprised to see the 20 millionaires that landed on this list by attending community college.

Meet the New Amazin' Mets

Tom Allon | Posted 06.29.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

It may just be a game. It might just be an illusion of hope. It might be too early in the season to order playoff tickets. But it's starting to feel a lot like 1969. Or 1986.

5 Most Unbreakable and Impressive MLB Records

Dave Kreissman | Posted 09.06.2014 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

145 years for baseball's legends, and underdogs, to set the most unbelievable and unbreakable records in their sport. Let's take a look at some of the best.

Predicting Who Will Throw the Next No-Hitter

Dan Karpuc | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Throwing a no-hitter has long been one of the most coveted feats in the entire world of sports because of its rare occurrence. However, this significance has been lost in recent years. Let that soak in for a second.

WATCH: Looks Like Nolan Ryan Lost His Groove With This Ceremonial First Pitch

Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Houston Astros' home opener and it did not go well. The pitch was way outside an...

Remembering Rodrigue: The Blue Dog Blues

Brian Ross | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Brian Ross

The staring dog, his beloved passed-on pet, whom he painted into one of his Cajun Bayou scenes to explosive popularity, is part of sixteen other museum and permanent collections, and currently four feature collections.

I Don't Care if You Send Locusts, Sweetheart. You're Still Having a Memorial Service.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Susan McCorkindale

"Susan, did you hear me? No service." "Yes, sweetheart," I said, going to him. "I heard you." And then I bent down, kissed him, and lied straight to his still so handsome face. "No service."

Baseball's Error: No Marvin Miller in the Hall of Fame

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Forget steroids. Forget Frank McCourt's mismanagement of the Dodgers. The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude.

Nolan Ryan Hospitalized

Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports

Texas Rangers President and CEO Nolan Ryan was hospitalized early Sunday morning in Houston according to a press release on the team's website. Th...

Reigning AL MVP 'Very Distraught' Over Rangers Fan Death

Posted 09.07.2011 | Sports

Rangers president Nolan Ryan said that Josh Hamilton was "very distraught" over the death of Shannon Stone, the fan who fell 20 feet to his death at t...

Following the Fun of the Fireballers

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

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.

Nolan Ryan Strives to Turn Texas Rangers into Winners

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Despite a Hall of Fame career, successful business ventures off the field, some still underestimate "Big Tex."

Dr. No No

Ed Randall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ed Randall

Like Don Larsen, Roy Halladay is the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the post-season. Unlike Larsen, he is the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the regular season and post-season in his career.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The amount of newspaper space and airtime debating Derek Jeter will be ginormous over the next month. Two reasons. He's slumping and his contract is up.

Who Got the Best of the Spy Trade?

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

Say the Russian spies, who managed to embed themselves in the U.S., managed to find a valuable recruit the FBI missed? Might the Obama administration have acted precipitously in jetting the Russians to Vienna?

Mark Buehrle A Hall Of Famer After Perfect Game? Nolan Ryan Says It's Possible

ESPN Chicago | Kevin Ware | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The man with the most no-hitters in baseball history was impressed with Mark Buehrle's display of perfection on Thursday, and Ryan wouldn't rule out B...