Following Atlanta's 3-2 loss to the Giants Monday night in the National League Division Series, Braves manager Bobby Cox retired after 29 seasons as a major league skipper. That got us to thinking about the best managers of all time. How would you make that choice? Best win-loss ratio? Most World Series wins? We decided to use post-season playoff appearances. Drawing on Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballHall.org, here's our top five list.
Dan Rostenkowski, once called one of the nation's most power politicians, died Wednesday. His lengthy political career in Washington began in 1958 and ended amid scandal in 1994.
No-hitter for Edwin Jackson. Diamondbacks pitcher throws 149 pitches to get his no-hitter.
Edwin Jackson threw the fourth no-hitter of the season to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 1 - 0 victory of the Tampa Bay Rays.
The World cup is dominated by Brazil, Germany, and Italy; the NBA championship, by Boston, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Who's more dominant?
Many analysts of the game say video review is needed, although not everyone thinks the system needs to change. The Jim Joyce blown call has reignited the debate.
Oakland A's pitcher Dallas Braden pitched just the 19th perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball on Sunday.
On opening day of the baseball season, the Monitor looks at whose major league debut is most anticipated and whether Matt Wieters really deserves to be a Sports Illustrated cover boy.