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  1. Will Matt Harvey's tantrum spell trouble?

    Andrew Marchand

    Sandy Alderson grew up in a military family. After his father, an Air Force pilot, flew in three wars including World War II, Alderson became a Marine and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. That's the 66-year-old GM's background. Matt Harvey has alre...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Onyewu dreaming of third World Cup appearance

    Dale Johnson

    Oguchi Onyewu has had a nomadic professional career, packing up his bag and travelling the leagues of Europe while representing the United States around the globe. A 12-year tour of duty began in France and has crossed many borders before settling...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  3. Paul Moran: A voice that can't be silenced

    Gary West

    Paul Moran died Saturday, and so fell silent one of horse racing's most eloquent and authoritative voices.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  4. Victorino tweaks hamstring, day to day

    Gordon Edes

    CHICAGO -- Two months into what is supposed to be a three-year tour of duty in Boston, the last thing Shane Victorino wants is to become known as the Limpin' Hawaiian. But Victorino, who has been tormented by back problems that caused him to miss ...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  5. Wings far from ready to sit out playoffs

    Pierre LeBrun

    Not on Z's watch. Those were Dan Cleary's words Tuesday when discussing how badly the Detroit Red Wings want to avoid missing the playoffs for the first time in 22 seasons. It just can't happen in Henrik Zetterberg's first tour of duty wearing ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Mariners 6, Athletics 5

    Mariners 6, Athletics 5

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  7. Heart's Socceroo trio say they're ready

    Guy Hand

    Melbourne Heart's Socceroos representatives are confident they can back up in Friday night's A-League match against Central Coast if they are selected.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. Crennel looks for permanent success in K.C.

    Bill Williamson

    Romeo Crennel has proved he can lead the Kansas City Chiefs in the short term. Now, as he begins his second tour of duty as a permanent head coach, Crennel must prove he is the answer in Kansas City for the long haul. Although the Chiefs' brass...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  9. Alexander, Harrison shine on NBPA Day 2

    Dave Telep

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- My tour of duty at the NBPA Top 100 camp ended Friday and center Cliff Alexander (Chicago/Curie), point guard Andrew Harrison (Richmond, Texas/Travis) and power forward Chris McCullough (New York/Salisbury) put a bow on two da...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  10. Vacation time in the AFC East blog

    James Walker

    Now that the NFL draft and rookie minicamps are over, I'm taking another break from the AFC East blog. I will return Monday, May 21. As usual, my buddy " staff" is eager and ready for the next tour of duty. The way it was explained to me, ...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  11. New drug drama proves Diaz still isn't ready

    Chad Dundas

    The marching orders for Nick Diaz's second tour of duty in the Octagon were clear from the start. Before the start, actually. "The problem with Nick Diaz is, Nick won't play the game," explained Dana White last January, five full months prior to D...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  12. Video: Kruk takes a seat

    ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk is on a mission to find the best seat in the house at Fenway. Check out where his tour of duty takes him....

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  13. Philip Larsen showing steady improvement

    Mark Stepneski

    Defenseman Philip Larsen is in his third tour of duty with the Dallas Stars this season. With each one comes a higher comfort level, more confidence and improvement. "I've been feeling better this time than the last time I was up, even if it's jus...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  14. Steven Bowditch ready to start anew on PGA Tour

    Jason Sobel

    During his first stint on the PGA Tour in 2006, Steven Bowditch suffered through depression that nearly killed him. After getting the help he needed, the Australian is ready to give the game another chance at its highest level in 2011, Jason Sobel writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2011
  15. Back from Afghanistan, American John Napier seventh at World Cup ...

    Italy's Simone Bertazzo and brakeman Sergio Riva have won the World Cup two-man bobsled race at Lake Placid.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2010
  16. Yankee Stadium no place for a Lilly

    Wallace Matthews

    It turns out Ted Lilly will not be making his second tour of duty with the Yankees after all. A source confirmed this morning that although the Yankees had put a claim in on the Dodgers left-hander and were awarded the claim on Tuesday, the Dodgers h...

    Blog | September 01, 2010