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  1. From White Sox OF to U.S. ambassador

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- That cup of coffee Mark Gilbert had with the Chicago White Sox in 1985 pales in comparison to his next assignment. Gilbert has been nominated by President Obama to be the United States ambassador to New Zealand. If confirmed by the Sena...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. Jackie Robinson Day celebrations tempered by Boston Marathon expl...

    Lined up in front of their dugouts, all wearing No. 42 on Jackie Robinson Day, the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins stood for a moment of silence to honor bombing victims at the Boston Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  3. St. Louis Cardinals to get White House visit after winning World ...

    The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals will be honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Jan. 17.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  4. Opening Day at Nationals Park included a slightly uncomfortable m...

    Tim Keown

    Opening Day in Washington, D.C., featured injured war veterans, the President and chants of "U-S-A!" along with nine innings of baseball. And it wasn't an entirely comfortable mix.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  5. Phillies-Nationals Preview

    Phillies-Nationals Preview

    Preview | April 06, 2010
  6. President Obama dons White Sox hat

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- A hundred years after President William Howard Taft started a baseball tradition with a low ceremonial first pitch, President Barack Obama went in the other direction Monday, sailing a high, wide toss at the Washington Nationals' home o...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  7. Halladay strikes out nine in NL debut as Phillies win

    resident Barack Obama was high and wide, Roy Halladay was on target, and the Philadelphia Phillies' bats did the rest Monday afternoon as they opened the season with a 11-1 win over the Washington Nationals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  8. President Barack Obama's first pitch at Washington Nationals game...

    In front of thousands of fans, President Barack Obama strolled to the pitcher's mound and tossed a baseball to Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, officially launching the team's baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  9. President Barack Obama to throw out Washington Nationals' ceremon...

    The Nationals say President Barack Obama will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the team's Opening Day game April 5 against the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  10. World Series: Michelle Obama, Jill Biden escort Yogi Berra to mou...

    First lady Michelle Obama received a warm welcome from Yankees fans and a kiss from the captain before Game 1 of the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  11. Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to hit World Series opener

    Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will attend the opening game of the World Series on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  12. Champion Philadelphia Phillies visit fellow underdog President Ba...

    President Barack Obama has told the Philadelphia Phillies that their 2008 World Series run was similar to his winning presidential campaign -- both were underdogs.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  13. Phillies-Nationals Preview

    Phillies-Nationals Preview

    Preview | April 15, 2009
  14. Manny Ramirez and Terrell Owens learned hard contract lessons

    Howard Bryant

    What have we learned from Manny Ramirez and Terrell Owens in the past few weeks? Maybe it's that the balance of power is shifting to ownership in pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2009