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  1. A 'Bogey' is not just a bad hole in golf

    Gordon Edes

    TORONTO -- Before anyone offers Xander Bogaerts' tie-breaking error Wednesday night as further proof that the Red Sox should have never moved him to third base, remember that he made game-deciding errors at shortstop too, like the throwing error he m...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Farm report: McNeil acing switch from golf

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Jeff McNeil grew up on a par-three golf course. As a high-school-age golfer, he qualified for the United States Junior Amateur -- "which is kind of like the U.S. Open for anyone under 18," he noted. He remains a scratch golfer. So McNe...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Jason Hammel outduels Cubs' first choice

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Throwing with a bruise on his hand nearly as big as a golf ball, Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel outpitched Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees on Tuesday well aware that Tanaka was the Cubs' first choice as a free-agent signing this...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. There's Income Inequality in Golf, Too

    several analysts at the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective NHL: 0.42NBA: 0.52MLS: 0.54NFL: 0.57MLB: 0.62[footnote]For comparison, (after taxes and transfers), in 2010 the United States had a Gini coefficient of 0.38, Sweden 0.27 and Mexico 0.47.[...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  5. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Show Preview April 10, 2014

    Greeny and Golic welcome golf legend Arnold Palmer (7:30 a.m. ET), MLB Network's John Smoltz (8:30) and ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark (9:30) to the show on Thursday. Get in touch with Mike & Mike by emailing (mikeandmike@espnradio.com) or tweeting (@...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  6. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees honored by Houston Astros

    Andrew Marchand

    Derek Jeter got pinstriped cowboy boots, a 10 gallon hat and golf clubs as the Astros paid the first of what is sure to be many tributes this season.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  7. Oakland A's Josh Donaldson beat all the odds to become star third...

    Eddie Matz

    For ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Eddie Matz writes that after his father went to prison, Josh Donaldson found an escape in baseball -- then became one of the best third basemen in the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  8. Q&A: Masahiro Tanaka

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- I spoke with Masahiro Tanaka to find out more about the 25-year-old, $155 million man. With the help of his translator, Shingo Horie, Tanaka spoke about his love for golf, his inability to play basketball and how he is not a fan of his...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  9. Quick hits from the Fort

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It was a relatively quiet and quick day for the Boston Red Sox on Friday at JetBlue Park. The team held its annual charity golf tournament in the afternoon, so workouts began an hour earlier than usual. The morning was spent w...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  10. Axford's gold-medal moments

    Jerry Crasnick

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cleveland Indians spent Friday morning doing drills and taking batting practice before knocking off early for a charity golf tournament in the afternoon. But for a few anxious moments in between, new closer John Axford's mind w...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  11. Morning report: Lining up the 'Tall Boys'

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where the Boys of Spring will have a shorter day than normal because they'll be playing in the 21st annual Red Sox Children's Hospital Golf Classic, or the Jim Rice Invitational, as it is more informall...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  12. Harris Poll -- NFL still most popular; MLB 2nd

    Darren Rovell

    Pro football is the most popular sport in America for at least the 30th straight year.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  13. Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees confident that he will play ne...

    While waiting to hear if his 211-game suspension will be upheld by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez remains optimistic that he will indeed be allowed to play next season.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  14. Lackey not fazed by swollen ankle

    Jordan Godwin, Special to ESPNBoston.com

    HOUSTON -- Red Sox starter John Lackey was hobbling around the clubhouse in black sandals and swelling on the outside of his left ankle that bordered somewhere between a golf ball and a tennis ball in size. Lackey awkwardly rolled the ankle while...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  15. Brett: 30 years later, 'Pine Tar Game' lives

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- George Brett can't escape that infamous day. At the golf course, his partners always want to examine his golf club, just to check if he has any pine tar on it. During spring training, when he gives his annual speech to the Kansas City ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  16. This trip to Motown lacking soul

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Like a taking a trip to the beach only to discover rip tides, or finding rain on the first day of a golf vacation, the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers will face off for the first time this season Tuesday surrounded by more disappointm...

    Blog | July 09, 2013