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  1. Endurance sports - California runner to end 45-year daily streak...

    Brian Metzler

    Mark Covert was 17 when he started a streak of running at least one mile each day. Forty-five years later at the age of 62, he is ready to voluntarily bring it to an end.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2013
  2. Oakland A's, shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima agree on two-year deal

    The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms of a two-year contract with shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan's Seibu Lions.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  3. Olympics a great memory for Ramirez

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez was given two medals for being part of the gold-winning Cuba baseball team in the 2004 Olympics in Athens. As for the first one, he has no idea where it is. It was misplaced during a move from ...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  4. Derek Jeter's Diary: Role Players, the Olympics, and Trade Secret...

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Wednesday, July 25: at Seattle A baseball team is 25 guys. No one player c...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  5. No joking, U.S. softball player Sam Fischer is world-class

    Graham Hays

    Record-setting Loyola Marymount shortstop (and self-proclaimed goofball) Sam Fischer came from relative obscurity to earn a spot on Team USA.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  6. Chicago White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez was given a replacement gold ...

    Bruce Levine

    After losing his original gold medal from the '04 Olympics, Alexei Ramirez was given a replacement.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  7. NCAA softball tournament -- End of Stanford Cardinal season will ...

    Graham Hays

    With no Olympics in sight, Stanford's standout shortstop, Ashley Hansen, is opting to walk away from softball and jump into her career at a technology firm in Silicon Valley.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  8. College softball: From Amsterdam to Berkeley, freshman Britt Vonk...

    Graham Hays

    Amsterdam. Beijing. Berkeley. Shortstop Britt Vonk has made the global trek a rousing success in her first season at Cal.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  9. What does Jimmy Rollins really think of Philly fans?

    Mary Buckheit

    Page 2 asks NL MVP Jimmy Rollins what makes him tick ... and about the infamous Philly fans.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2008
  10. UMass assistant coach brings generations of experience

    Graham Hays

    Jessica Merchant was a former All-American and WCWS champion at Michigan. Now the former all-star is bringing generations of experience to Massachusetts.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2007
  11. U.S. beats Nicaragua in Olympic baseball qualifier

    Shortstop Brandon Wood hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to lead the United States to a 5-2 win over Nicaragua on Saturday at the Americas Olympic Baseball Qualifier.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2006
  12. Seibu star now prized free agent

    Seibu Lions shortstop Kazuo Matsui, a seven-time All-Star in Japan, said Monday at a news conference that he's decided to pursue a big league career in North America.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2003