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
Judge denies $20M severance deal for AMR CEO A federal bankruptcy judge has at least temporarily blocked a proposed $20 million severance payment for the CEO of American Airlines as part of the company's merger with US Airways. The judge ruled Thursday that the proposed payment to CEO Tom Horton exceeded limits that Congress set for bankruptcy cases in 2005. More
Debt Dodgers: Meet the Americans Who Moved to Europe and Went AWOL on Their Student Loans Some people are put in so desperate a spot they have attempted to bail on ... not to mention probably a bad idea from a long-term personal finance point of view, but these debt dodgers are real. I've met these Americans in Berlin, my adopted city. 01/17/2016 - 3:09 am | View Link
Crackdown on fine-dodgers on the Gold Coast as debt skyrockets to $118 million Carrara residents have also been put on the State Government’s naughty list this Christmas ... “As part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to tackle the rising SPER debt, a whole-of-government approach will be considered, centred on an ... 12/18/2015 - 12:00 pm | View Link
Labor abandons Newman plans for private debt collectors to tackle fine dodgers The debt has nearly tripled since 2004-05, when it was just $332 million. SPER has the power to seize and sell houses or cars, clamp cars, put a caveat on houses, garnish wages or bank accounts, and suspend driver’s licences. SPER can also have fine ... 05/19/2015 - 1:00 am | View Link
Russian State Firm Shames Debt Dodgers on Billboards A power generation company in Omsk has put up warning posters about clients who have failed ... as well as the amount of his unpaid debt: 70,000 rubles ($1,700). The report did not specify how many of these posters have appeared in Omsk, but the TGK ... 10/20/2014 - 3:49 am | View Link
Who is Tom Barrack, the latest billionaire to covet the Dodgers? He also saved photographer Annie Leibovitz for the clutches of Art Capital, who had loan-sharked her into $24 million of debt that had become seriously distressed. Catnip for Barrack. So let's put this in the context of the Dodgers purchase. For Caruso ... 01/11/2012 - 6:56 am | View Link
Vin Scully: Dodgers' announcer reflects on Hall of Fame ... In his 67th and final season of broadcasting, the great Vin Scully is more than just the voice of the Dodgers; he is the voice of baseball itself. 09/27/2016 - 6:25 pm | View Website
A Major-League Divorce | Vanity Fair Tales of outrageous spending have dominated headlines about the divorce of L.A. Dodgers owners Frank and Jamie McCourt. If Major League Baseball gets its way, Vanessa ... 09/25/2016 - 8:57 pm | View Website
Geopolitical Intelligence Services Advantage through knowledge with insights from experts on Geopolitics, Economics, Defense & Security and Energy 09/23/2016 - 11:01 pm | View Website
Frank McCourt (executive) Frank McCourt; Born: Frank H. McCourt Jr. August 14, 1953 (age 63) Boston, Massachusetts: Alma mater: Georgetown University: Occupation: Owner & President of McCourt ... 09/22/2016 - 7:46 am | View Website
Brooklyn Dodgers (Also known as Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, Brooklyn Superbas, and Brooklyn Robins. Sometimes referred to as Dem Bums, or Dodger Blue ) 09/17/2016 - 12:14 am | View Website
The Telegraph continues publishing the results of their investigation into corruption in soccer—which has already resulted in England manager Sam Allardyce losing his job—this time taking a detour into gambling. Read more
David Wells isn’t famous, but he might be the most influential behind-the-scenes figure for the NFL’s most valuable franchise. Part crisis manager, part fixer, part therapist, he’s tasked with helping public figures, not becoming one.
Gerry Fraley, Rangers beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the team in a recent live chat. Here are some highlights:How important is home-field advantage in baseball's postseason? Fraley: Not as important as in other spots but still significant. Getting the first two at home is significant because it creates the possibility of a good start in a short series.