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  1. Jeter completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In some nice remarks beforehand, Jeter mentioned Lou Gehrig and Boston College's Pete Frates, who is the inspiration for the ice bucket movement. Jeter nominated his girlfriend Hanna...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. Harvey takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Matt Harvey dunked himself in an ice-cold pool as part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness of ALS. The challenge is helping generate attention for former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates' battle with Lou Gehrig...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  3. Lou Gehrig signed ticket sells for $95,600

    A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  4. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees becomes all-time doubles leader

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter moved ahead of Lou Gehrig and into first place on the New York Yankees all-time doubles list with a two-bagger into the left-field corner in the ninth inning of tonight's Yankees-Texas Rangers game.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  5. MLB - Five best baseball movie speeches

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple offers his top five baseball movie speeches, which include Gary Cooper's rendition of Lou Gehrig's speech 75 years ago..

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  6. Morning Briefing: Darvish Day at Citi Field

    Adam Rubin

    Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsCiti Field will host a fireworks spectacular postgame, as it did last season.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: How's this for unlucky? Because there had been a threat of rain interrupting Thursday's Texas Rangers game in Baltimo...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  7. MLB - Lou Gehrig's farewell speech 75 years later

    Steve Wulf

    Seventy-five years ago -- July 4, 1939 -- a dying Lou Gehrig delivered the Gettysburg Address of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  8. MLB - Former Boston College centerfielder Pete Frates faces ALS

    Steve Wulf

    Former Boston College center fielder Pete Frates understands what Lou Gehrig went through. He is battling the same disease that Gehrig did. And his support group is a major force behind the Ice Bucket Challenge.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  9. Luckiest man on earth? It's Alex Rodriguez

    Wallace Matthews

    The luckiest man on earth? It's not Lou Gehrig, it's Alex Rodriguez.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  10. MLB - Lou Gehrig farewell speech and Gary Cooper Hollywood versio...

    We remember the Gary Cooper version in "The Pride of the Yankees." But that wasn't the exact farewell speech Lou Gehrig gave 75 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  11. Ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig of New York Yankees on his retir...

    A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 -- the day he retired from baseball -- is going on the auction block.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  12. MLB to honor Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees Hall of Fame first base...

    Major League Baseball is preparing to honor Lou Gehrig on the 75th anniversary of his famed "luckiest man" speech.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  13. Nationals can't beat the good teams

    David Schoenfield

    There's certainly no shame in losing to Adam Wainwright. When he's commanding his fastball to the corners and dropping in that big curveball, the 1927 Yankees with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig would have trouble beating him. It's one thing to lose to ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  14. Wulf: Jake Powell is the bigot who unwittingly sparked change

    Steve Wulf

    Jake Powell's racist words started a dialogue in segregated baseball and brought national attention to racism in the sport, Steve Wulf writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  15. Derek Jeter tops Yogi Berra, Mariano Rivera as fifth-best New Yor...

    Ian O'Connor

    No. 2 should walk away as No. 5 on the list of all-time Yankees greats.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  16. Alex Rodriguez sets career grand slam record in Yankees' win

    Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that sent the New York Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 20, 2013