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  1. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Jeremy Abbott hoping to make last U.S. nat...

    Jim Caple

    Jeremy Abbott would like nothing more than a shot at redemption at the Sochi Olympics. His road begins Friday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  2. Pairs skater honors mother with tattoo

    Jim Caple

    BOSTON -- Figure skating costumes can be elaborate. But they are nothing compared to the large tattoo of St. Michael that stretches across pairs skater John Coughlin's entire back. Coughlin got the tattoo in memory of his mother, Stacy, who died in 2...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  3. Mariano Rivera overrated as well as beloved and respected

    Jim Caple

    Pretty good pitcher, that Mariano Rivera. But here's Off Base's look at why he might not be as great as he's being made out to be on the eve of his retirement.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  4. espnw -- First Grand Slam event supplies memories aplenty

    Jim Caple

    From Rafael Nadal's improbable shot between his legs, to Serena Williams' blistering serves to Venus Williams' sad exit, the French Open produced memories for a lifetime.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  5. Little League experiences evoked by death of a coach

    Jim Caple

    Little League memories and lost youth come to the fore on the occasion of the death of our writer's old coach.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  6. senior writer Jim Caple reflects on a half century of ba...

    Jim Caple

    Our humble correspondent reflects on a half century of baseball memories.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  7. Proper values help shape Danell Leyva

    Jim Caple

    Danell Leyva's earliest gymnastics memory is an instructive one. "My first competition was when I was 5 or 6 and I didn't place on anything," he said. "I got a last-place medal on high bar and I was crying. And Yin said, 'See? If you want to be some...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  8. Sorting through a lifetime of baseball memories

    Jim Caple

    Cleaning out a house full of baseball memories.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  9. 2010 Tour de France: Where do contenders stand after Tour's dange...

    Jim Caple

    The first week of the Tour de France has been one of the more dangerous in recent memory. But as the race shifts to the mountains, the real drama will begin.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  10. Butler Bulldogs' run to the Final Four evokes memories of "Hoosie...

    Jim Caple

    Inspired by Butler, Page 2 visits the famed filming locations of "Hoosiers."

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2010
  11. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Men's field will hold spotlight at this w...

    Jim Caple

    The U.S. Figure Skating Championships begin Friday in Spokane, Wash., and if the focus isn't on the men instead of the women, it should be. Although only two U.S. women figure skaters will compete at the Olympics next month (and may not medal for th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  12. 2009, The Year That Wasn't

    Jim Caple

    Why let reality get in the way of our best memories of 2009? It's the 10th Annual Year That Wasn't.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2009
  13. Minnesota Twins and Twins fans ready to say goodbye to the Metrod...

    Jim Caple

    The Twins and their fans won't miss the Metrodome itself, but they will miss the many wonderful memories left behind.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2009
  14. Page 2 strolls down memory lane to share our best high school spo...

    Jim Caple

    High school coaches are important. Good ones inspire and teach valuable lessons you take with you the rest of your life. Bad ones pass on a legacy as well.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2009
  15. Jim Caple: Memories of Jeffrey Maier at Yankee Stadium

    Jim Caple

    Jeff Maier just happened to be watching the Yankees game Sunday when he saw something awfully familiar.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2009
  16. Jim Caple on the death of Mark Fidrych

    Jim Caple

    There has never been anything like the popularity Mark Fidrych attained in the magical summer of '76.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2009