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  1. Neely, Glavine have two-sport bond

    Joe McDonald

    As a child, Boston Bruins president and Hockey Hall of Famer Cam Neely played baseball. He was a left-handed pitcher and played until he was 16. He jokes that he was never involved in any hockey-style fights on the diamond, but he did smash a few...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Uni Watch approves Alex Torres putting safety first

    Paul Lukas

    Alex Torres wears the first pitcher safety cap despite its lack of fashion, while other sports update their looks, Uni Watch notes.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  3. About Last Weekend: L.A.-N.Y.'s Collision Course

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy solemnly resetting the "Days Since Last Pitcher Blew Out His Elbow" counter back to zero, here are the top seven stories you missed in sports last weekend: Both NHL conference finals now sit at 3-1 after t...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  4. NHL - 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs: Sidney Crosby breaks through wit...

    Craig Custance

    Sidney Crosby's slump-breaking goal was all his team needed to grab a 2-1 series lead, writes ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  5. Cory Schneider gets 3rd shutout of season as Devils slip by Stars...

    Cory Schneider earned his third shutout of the season and Michael Ryder scored his team-leading 15th goal as the New Jersey Devils snapped a three-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  6. About Last Night: Red Sox Keep Rolling

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy faking injuries to run down the clock at your office, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The Boston Red Sox are in the ALCS after holding off the Tampa Bay Rays, who set a postseason record with nine pitchers in t...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  7. Mo: Most dominant athlete ever?

    Will Cohen

    Reuters/Shawn BellMariano Rivera has reigned atop his sport for a long time.Has Mariano Rivera dominated his role in baseball as much as any player in major American sports? A case can be made that Rivera has been the most dominant pitcher in MLB ...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  8. Sports and patriotism

    Howard Bryant

    Sports, which once avoided the complex world, now embraces it, serving as the chief staging ground for expressions of patriotism, and has codified it into its game-day identity.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2013
  9. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs - Former Los Angeles Kings scorer and c...

    Scott Burnside

    Former star Luc Robitaille is enjoying this Stanley Cup run as an executive, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2012
  10. Top Things To Know for Sunday

    Stats & Info insights into this morning's top sports stories. 1. HUMBER SIMPLY PERFECT: Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber became the 21st pitcher to throw a perfect game in MLB history. FROM ELIAS: Entering Saturday's game, Humber had 11 wi...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  11. Placing your bets on Lord Stanley's Cup

    Bill Barnwell

    How do you wager on a sport where it seems anyone can beat anyone on any given night?

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  12. R.A. Dickey's new book powerful and personal

    Jim Caple

    R.A. Dickey's new memoir -- "Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest For Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball" -- is deeply powerful and painfully personal.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012
  13. St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter skates with St. Louis Blu...

    Before he became the St. Louis Cardinals' ace, pitcher Chris Carpenter was a pretty good high school hockey player.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  14. Savard adds to Kane's 'Dig Me Day'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Pitching legend Greg Maddux once coined the phrase "Dig Me Day," which he explained to be the day after a starting pitcher threw a gem. Everyone would "dig him" for his previous day's exploits. Wednesday was "dig me day" for Chicago Bla...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  15. In case of emergency, call Johan

    Mike Mazzeo

    If you think being a relief pitcher is tough, try being a backup goaltender. Johan Hedberg wasn't supposed to play on Thursday night, but all of a sudden he found himself between the pipes. "I always try to stay ready in case something happen...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  16. Rays need to get out of Tampa Bay

    Steve Berthiaume

    The Tampa Bay Rays must be moved. The Rays' barely tenable existence in St. Petersburg, Fla., is getting worse and it's becoming, to borrow a word from star pitcher David Price in describing a critical but sparsely attended game late last season, "em...

    Blog | June 22, 2011