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Death of Father of 'Tommy John Surgery' Highlights Tommy John's Hall of Fame Credentials

Al Eisele | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports
Al Eisele

Tommy John won more games than 39 of the 59 pitchers enshrined in Cooperstown, including such greats as Bob Feller, Sandy Koufax, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Catfish Hunter, Jim Palmer, Jim Bunning and Don Drysdale.

Safe at Home: Learning from Jackie Robinson

Nicolaus Mills | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Nicolaus Mills

Over the years collisions at home plate have gotten widespread publicity. With a proposed change aimed at protecting player safety, the argument against the effort to stop collisions comes from those who think the change makes the game soft.

The Next Yankee World Series Team

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Yankees are in sufficiently bad shape that even a great year by Rivera will not bring them back to the World Series. Moreover, Rivera is not the only aging Yankee seeking to recover from an injury.

American Manhood From Mickey Mantle to Landon Manchild Donovan and Why I'm Convinced the US Can Win World Cup 2010 in South Africa

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The more mojo, hoodoo and juju we can send through the power of our collective will to Team USA in South Africa, the more likely it is for our dream to come true.

Pettitte's Monumental Occasion Lost in Imperfection

Eugene Michael Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eugene Michael Santiago

I am willing to bet any Yankees fan worth a pint of pinstripe blood would want Andy Pettitte on the mound in a do or die start situation with the current rotation.

Sotomayor's Home Run

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger I. Abrams

More than any other decision, Sotomayor's opinion in Silverman v. MLB Player Relations Committee evidences the qualities of thought and diligence she will bring to the Supreme Court.

Why All The Rage About 'Roids And A-Rod? Baseball Has Always Had Its Cheaters

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

When, in the middle of the worst economic crisis in decades, the president has to answer a question at a press conference about Alex Rodriguez, you know the hysteria about steroids in baseball has gotten out of hand.