Major League Baseball

California Crass, Texas Class

By on 11.2.10 | 5:02PM

In a disappointing, undignified statement as he heads out of office, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger couldn't resist making a "nah-nah" political point while congratulating the San Francisco Giants on their World Series championship:

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Texas Rangers tonight, just like California voters are going to defeat the attempts of dirty Texas oil companies to undo our clean energy laws at the polls tomorrow.

Throughout the season and post-season, the Giants have shown remarkable determination and excellence. They have made this state proud and shown the world what we are capable of. I join all Californians in congratulating the entire Giants organization, coaching staff, players and fans on this much-deserved win.

Rally Before the Ballgame

By on 8.27.10 | 9:41PM

Those well-known Tea Party racists, Tony LaRussa and Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals, plan to attend the Glenn Beck rally tomorrow on the D.C. Mall. The Cards are in town to play the Nationals.

Last Note on Father’s Day

By on 6.21.10 | 12:08PM

From Boston Globe sportswriter Peter Abraham.

Or You Could Sell Ice to Eskimos

By on 3.10.10 | 6:24AM

The Boston Herald is having fun with its rival this morning, after The Globe's Web site,, posted an offer to purchase Yankees tickets yesterday.

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The Summer Game

By 2.18.10

Now that the NFL season is thankfully behind us, the real American pastime can't be far away.

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Where Will Johnny Play?

By 2.3.10

You can watch baseball for a lifetime and yet always count on seeing something you've never seen before.

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McGwire’s Lament

By 1.12.10

One last strikeout from a steroid era chump -- who could have been a contender.

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Rookie of the Year

By 12.31.09

The MLB Network debuted last January 1. Baseball will never be the same again.

Climate Has Changed for Red Sox Captain

By on 10.6.09 | 9:29AM

Catcher Jason Varitek is aging and his skills deteriorating, and Boston Red Sox fans seem prepared to bid him a fond farewell.