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Derek Jeter's Endless Farewell Tour

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.16.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The overstatement of Jeter's intangible contributions, efforts to make him into a paragon of integrity and honor when he is essentially a great ballplayer who managed to stay out of trouble and not say anything stupid to the media in 20 years, all make it increasingly difficult to either like Jeter or take his farewell tour seriously.

Cal Ripken Jr. On Derek Jeter's Legacy: A 'Clutch, Clutch Player'

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

When Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter leaves the field for the last time at the end of the 2014 season, he'll go down as one of the game's best, Baseball ...

An Interview with Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.

Ben Berkon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The interview features Ripken's stance on steroids in the Hall of Fame, the widespread use of sabermetrics, current players he's kept a close eye on as well as many other topics.

Cal Ripken Jr. Addresses Mother's Kidnapping

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.03.2012 | Sports

BALTIMORE — Cal Ripken Jr. said Friday that his family and the police were still searching for answers about the kidnapping of his mother last w...

Photo Of Suspect In Cal Ripken Jr. Mother Kidnapping Released

TMZ | Posted 09.26.2012 | Celebrity

Maryland police have released a photo of the man suspected of abducting Cal Ripken Jr.'s mother at gunpoint this week -- and they're offering a $2,000...

Mother Of Cal Ripken Jr. Abducted

AP | ALEX DOMINGUEZ | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports

ABERDEEN, Md. — Cal Ripken Jr.'s 74-year-old mother was found with her hands bound in the back seat of her car Wednesday after she said she was ...

Miracle Cancer Survivor Makes Wishes Come True For Sick Kids

Towson Patch | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact

When Grayson Gilbert was in treatment for a rare form of pancreatic cancer, he didn't doubt for a second that he'd be OK. It did, however, take a litt...

Iron Man in Japan: A Special and Memorable Trip

Cal Ripken, Jr. | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports
Cal Ripken, Jr.

The Japanese people are very special. The strength and honor that they have demonstrated as they work through the tragedy of March 11 is remarkable. They are a very friendly people who love their baseball just like us.

The Resilient Spirit of Children

Cal Ripken, Jr. | Posted 01.13.2012 | Sports
Cal Ripken, Jr.

After passing through the devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan we didn't know what to expect when we reached the local school and the young kids who lost so much.

Brett Favre Should Bench Himself

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

No matter if it's the right decision for the Vikes, Coach Brad Childress would appear as the villain if he snapped Favre's streak this weekend. Which is why Favre needs to step up and announce his intent to sit out the game by his own will.

WATCH: Yankees Fan Tries To Dump Beer On MLB Legend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

During the TBS pregame show before Game 4 of the ALCS on Tuesday night, a fan at Yankee Stadium had a problem with former Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken ...

The Worst Team in Baseball

Michael Janofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Janofsky

I'm an Angeleno. But I grew up in Baltimore, where the Orioles are now in contention for finishing with the major leagues' worst record in 50 years, surpassing the inaugural Mets of 1962, who were 40-120.

Cal Ripken: Peter Angelos Rumors NOT True

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Of course, the one person nobody had heard anything from about the story was Ripken himself. Well, the Ironman finally broke his silence on the matter...