Evan Longoria is the third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays. Even with signing free agents like Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon, much of the Rays success in 2011 will depend upon Evan Longoria.
Rickwood Field – the country's oldest ballpark – is rich in baseball lore and legend.
Two rare white lion cubs play at the Ouwehands Zoo in Rhenen, the Netherlands. The cubs arrived 10 weeks ago and are descendants of the white lions found only in the Timbavati nature reserve in South Africa, according to the zoo. The white lion is a Kruger lion with a color gene mutation.
Dwight Crank prepares a voting precinct near Maysville, Ky. on Nov. 1 for the upcoming general election.
The Texas Rangers excel in identifying potential players, then preparing them for the Big Leagues. Home-grown talent will be on display when they go to the World Series for the first time.
NPR's Juan Williams was fired after remarks he made on Fox News about his anxiety over seeing Muslims on planes.
New York Yankees face elimination again Friday night as they take on Colby Lewis and the Texas Rangers in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. Phil Hughes will start for the New York Yankees.
A sparkling, eclectic collection of sports profiles from the pages of the New Yorker.
Liverpool FC was owned by Tom Hicks and George Gillett, Jr., a pair of American businessmen. Hicks and Gillett, Jr. claim they were forced to sell Liverpool FC to Boston Red Sox owner John Henry by the Royal Bank of Scotland and the club's board of directors.
The Red Sox may be struggling to make the playoffs this season, but Boston is a perennial box-office favorite. The latest Boston-based film to hit silver screens is "The Town," starring and directed by local boy Ben Affleck. The top 10 Boston-based films, ranked by US box-office receipts, includes the Sox-centered "Fever Pitch," according to Turner Classic Movies and IMDB.com. Also on the list is the 1968 version of "The Thomas Crown Affair" starring Steve McQueen, which was shot on Boston's Beacon Hill. Do your favorite Boston films make the top 5?