Curt Schilling questions character of Kirby Puckett in Hall of Fame rant Kirby Puckett has had his dirty laundry aired in public (at least in the media) on multiple occasions, perhaps most notably in this 2003 Sports Illustrated piece, three years before his early death.
It is a part of the Puckett story that most Twins fans either honestly don’t know about or choose to forget about — or, at the most, gloss over when thinking about the baseball hero.
The less-than-perfect side of Puckett the human, in fact, gets buried so deep that it becomes somewhat shocking when someone brings up his name in a negative way. More
McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
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Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep "We got beat. There's all there is to say," Scherzer said. "We got outplayed in the series ... seventh. Tigers C Alex Avila left in the sixth after taking a foul ball off the mask. Baltimore reached the ALCS in 1996 and 1997, losing to the Yankees and ... 10/6/2014 - 12:47 am | View Link
Nelson Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep For Nelson Cruz ... the Tigers started them all in this series. Verlander and Cabrera have combined for the last three MVP awards. No use against a Baltimore team that had already surprised most of baseball with a 96-win regular season. “We got beat. 10/5/2014 - 7:08 pm | View Link
2014 ALDS: Orioles beat Tigers, 2-1, to complete sweep and advance to AL Championship Series “Absolutely not,” Orioles starter Bud Norris said when asked whether he ever imagined sweeping the Tigers ... series win of his big league managerial career, having lost the 1995 ALDS, 1999 NLDS and 2012 ALDS while managing the Yankees, Diamondbacks ... 10/4/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
ALDS Game 5: Tigers Top Yankees 3-2, Advance To ALCS and the Tigers beat the Yankees 3-2 and advanced to the American League Championship Series. Nobody else has a chance, they said. You might as well gift-wrap the American League pennant and have two cards ready: one for the Boston Red Sox, another for the ... 10/6/2011 - 4:51 pm | View Link
2011 ALDS Game 5: Tigers defy odds, beat Yankees 3-2 and advance to ALCS The 2011 ALDS series between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees was like a heavy weight fight going ... An interesting fact, Detroit won its 'win or go home' postseason game since they beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 7 of the 1968 World Series. 10/5/2011 - 11:43 pm | View Link
Scherzer, Tigers even series as the Tigers beat New York yesterday, 5-3, and evened their American League Division Series, 1-1. After walking two and throwing 26 pitches in the first inning, Scherzer got through the next three innings in 36 pitches. No one reached base. The Yankees ... 10/2/2011 - 10:44 pm | View Link
MLB Playoffs: Tigers Beat Yankees In ALDS Game 2 To Tie Series NEW YORK — Jose Valverde and the Detroit Tigers nearly let this one slip away. Instead, they're on solid footing with ace Justin Verlander set to start back home at Comerica Park. The Tigers and their excitable closer somehow held off the Yankees ... 10/2/2011 - 12:14 pm | View Link
2012 American League Championship Series The 2012 American League Championship Series was a best-of-seven playoff pitting the New York Yankees against the Detroit Tigers for the American League pennant and ... 02/3/2016 - 3:25 pm | View Website
2012 ALCS: Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees Get Complete coverage of the 2012 League Championship Series games between the Tigers and Yankees on ESPN.com. ... Earned It. After a full season ... SERIES DETAILS ... 01/25/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
New York Yankees' five keys to beating Detroit Tigers in ALDS Five keys will go a long way in deciding if the Yankees will survive the ALDS. ... ESPN. Scores; NFL; NBA; MLB; NCAAF; Soccer; NHL ... 01/17/2016 - 10:26 pm | View Website
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Tigers beat Yankees in game 4 of ALCS to advance to World ... Tigers beat Yankees in game 4 of ALCS to advance to World Series. ... York Yankees during Game 4 of the American League championship series in Detroit ... 10/19/2012 - 1:10 am | View Website
ALDS Recap: Tigers Defeat Yankees The Yankees beat the Tigers in regular-season games ... Ben Lindbergh is an author of Baseball Prospectus. ... Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Recap: Tigers ... 10/18/2012 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Tigers Beat Yankees In ALDS Game 2 To Tie Series Shut out until the eighth inning, the Yankees tried to fight back on solo homers by Curtis Granderson and Nick Swisher. Jorge Posada hit his first ... 10/2/2011 - 3:15 am | View Website
Head coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning that he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort’s book allegations that a former Louisville staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team’s dormitory.
Pitino has said repeatedly that he did not know about the incidents, and Tuesday took that a step further, saying that athletic director Tom Jurich does not believe he was aware of the activities.
The university has announced a self-imposed one-year postseason ban for the men’s basketball team after the school’s investigation into allegations revealed violations did occur.
The university investigation is ongoing and it’s unclear if more self-imposed penalties are possible.
Basketball and the Escort Queen that Andre McGee paid her $10,000 for 22 shows from 2010 through ’14 with many taking place in the Cardinals’ Billy Minardi Hall dormitory.
The allegations led to several investigations: one by the athletic department; the University of Louisville Foundation; the NCAA; and university and Louisville Metro Police in cooperation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.
In a radio interview, Powell wouldn’t say what she thought about Pitino being disciplined, but did say that the school should be punished because it tried to damage her reputation after the book’s release in October.
During an appearance on Kentucky Sports Radio, she also said she didn’t think much of Louisville’s self-imposed penalty and suggested it was the school’s way of heading off possible NCAA sanctions.
The Panthers’ quarterback is not apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl.
The league’s MVP has been criticized for walking out of a three-minute news conference after Carolina’s 24-10 loss to Denver in which he answered questions with mostly one- and two-word responses while sulking in his chair wearing a black hoodie over his head.
Latos pitched for the Marlins, Dodgers and Angels last season, finishing with a 4-10 record and a 4.95 ERA.
The last thing the U. S. women's soccer team needed heading into this month's Olympic qualifying tournament in Texas was distraction. Yet, in the run-up to Wednesday's opening game, it seems as if the reigning World Cup champions have been dealing with everything but soccer. Last week, the women
Bleacher ReportWest Ham vs. Liverpool: Score and Reaction from 2016 FA Cup 4th-Round ReplayBleacher ReportLiverpool came back from a goal down against West Ham United at Upton Park to force extra time on Tuesday, but an Angelo Ogbonna header settled the match in the 120th minute, giving the Hammers a 2-1 win in an enthralling FA Cup fourth-round replay.