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  1. Mexico edges Dominican Republic to reach Caribbean Series final

    Frederich Cepeda went 4-for-4 and drove in five runs, leading Cuba over Venezuela 8-4 Saturday night and into the championship game of the Caribbean Series, where they will face Mexico.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2015
  2. Yesteryear's LLWS hero: M's McClendon

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHILADELPHIA -- Every once in awhile, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon hauls out the video clip of his performance in the 1971 Little League World Series championship game and watches it for fun. But it's more a bonding ritual with his 26-yea...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  3. NFL teaches MLB something about replay

    Jayson Stark

    I hope baseball's esteemed replay czars -- John Schuerholz, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa -- were watching the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. Why? Because there was a message in that incredible football game that shouldn't be lost on baseb...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  4. Flaws in NFL replay system should be a lesson for MLB's own expan...

    Jayson Stark

    A flaw in the NFL's replay system that didn't correct a missed call in the NFC Championship Game should be a lesson for MLB's expanded replay.

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  5. Let baseball season begin

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- With all due respect to the Bruins, Celtics and our college basketball and hockey teams, the Patriots' loss to the Broncos Sunday in the AFC Championship Game means baseball season is upon us. Here are a few things to bring you up to speed....

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  6. Could Jameis Winston land with Rangers?

    Doug Mittler

    Jameis Winston has things other than baseball on his mind right now. Specifically, the Heisman Trophy winner will be behind center for Florida State in Monday's BCS championship game against Auburn. Winston also was used as a reliever and an outfi...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  7. MLB -- World Series history awaits at Fenway Park

    Jayson Stark

    Starting (and perhaps ending) with Game 6, Fenway Park will soon host a World Series championship game for the first time in 38 years.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  8. Webber & the 10 biggest sports gaffes

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Hard to believe, but it's true: 20 years have passed since Chris Webber made his most infamous play, calling for a timeout with none left in the 1993 national championship game between Michigan and North Carolina. So, to "celebrate" the 20th anniv...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  9. World Baseball Classic title means everything to the Dominicans

    Jim Caple

    The Dominicans' unbeaten title run highlighted the WBC, which might not have registered with the U.S. audience, but did so everywhere else.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  10. 2013 World Baseball Classic -- Hanley Ramirez injures thumb in WB...

    Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez suffered a thumb injury Tuesday while playing for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic championship game.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2013
  11. Rios vs. De Aza for WBC title

    Doug Padilla

    If you had to pick between Alex Rios and Alejandro De Aza, who would you select? Chicago White Sox fans without an affiliation to the two teams in Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic championship game will get to choose between their team's out...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  12. Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino supports fellow Hawaiian Manti T...

    Gordon Edes

    Sox OF Shane Victorino supports friend, fellow Hawaiian Manti Te'o.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  13. Loewen homers as Canada makes WBC

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Loewen produced a two-run homer in the second inning and finished 2-for-4 with a walk and three RBIs as Canada reached the World Baseball Classic with an 11-1 win against Germany in the championship game of a qualifier in Regensburg, Germany, on...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  14. PawSox routed in Triple-A title game

    The Pawtucket Red Sox lost, 10-3, to the Reno Aces in the one-game Triple-A championship game at Durham, N.C. PawSox starter Nelson Figueroa, who had won the clinching game in the two Governor's Cup playoff series, lasted just two innings, giving ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  15. Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw and other scouts' choices for b...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein polled 12 industry insiders and asked them which pitcher they would pick to start one must-win game right now and in three years. The answers varied from Justin Verlander to a minor leaguer.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  16. espnW -- Why Phoenix school's decision not to play against girl i...

    Jim Caple

    In a bad version of turn-back-the-clock day, a high school team wouldn't play for a state championship because the opponent had a -- gasp! -- girl on the team. No girls allowed? Seriously?

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012