Half a century ago, Yankees outfielder Roger Maris slugged his historic home run on the last day of the season. The majors' big bashers of today are trying to hit equally significant homers.
Terry Francona will not return to the Red Sox in 2012, the team announced Friday. The reason might have less to do with Terry Francona than the Red Sox team that has changed around him.
Wasn’t this sort of thing supposed to be a part of the Red Sox past? Bill Buckner’s booted ground ball? A “Curse of the Bambino” and World Series futility for over 86 years?
You know the sports gods are looking the other way when your only recourse is to root for your sworn enemy to save you. For Red Sox Nation, it's going to be a long winter.
Brad Pitt's great, but the movie, 'Moneyball,' glorifies baseball strategy a little too much.
Boston Red Sox lead Tampa Bay by two games in the wild-card standings. The Rays were idle; they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Yankees on Tuesday.
Federal and state emergency managers are acting decisively in an attempt to avoid the mistakes of hurricane Katrina in 2005. The result has impacted millions of lives.
With the economy barely growing and investors bailing out of corporate stocks, the US job market isn't exactly sizzling. But conditions vary by region, with some metro areas showing substantial improvement over the past year, according to the Labor Department. Here are the five large metro areas with the lowest unemployment rates combined with unemployment that is down at least half a percentage point over last year.
A-Rod had surgery on Monday. Derek Jeter just came back from a stint on the disabled list. Jeter and A-Rod are among several MLB stars who will miss Tuesday night's Midsummer Classic.
MLB Home Run Derby takes place Monday night in Phoenix. Four AL sluggers will face a quartet of NL bashers in the MLB Home Run Derby.