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  1. Will cricket player's death open MLB eyes?

    Buster Olney

    Cricket player Phillip Hughes passed away Thursday after being hit by a ball earlier this week, a tragedy that has overwhelmed folks in his native Australia and elsewhere. The sporting world is in shock. Dean Jones writes about getting to know Hug...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  2. Castro to go on bereavement list

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs expect shortstop Starlin Castro to go on the bereavement list as he tends to a death in his family in the Dominican Republic. "It's a family tragedy, so we'll just take it one day at a time," Cubs manager Rick Renteria ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  3. Jean Segura leaves Milwaukee Brewers following death of 9-month o...

    Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura has left the team and returned to his native Dominican Republic following the death of his 9-month-old son.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  4. Boston Red Sox honor victims on eve of 118th Boston Marathon

    Gordon Edes

    In a ceremony on the eve of Monday's 118th marathon, the Boston Red Sox gathered once more to mourn the victims of the bombing and pay tribute to those who lifted up the entire community by their extraordinary response to the tragedy.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014
  5. Two men admit guilt in Dodger Stadium attack on Bryan Stow

    Two men have pleaded guilty in Los Angeles to a 2011 beating at Dodger Stadium that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain damaged and disabled.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  6. Oscar Pistorius, Aaron Hernandez most-searched athletes on Google...

    Darren Rovell

    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who both were charged with murder, finished first and second, respectively, as the most-searched athletes in the world on Google.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  7. Nationals sweep doubleheader from Braves to stay in playoff hunt

    Tanner Roark threw seven shutout innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 to sweep a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, ensuring the Braves leave Washington without the NL East title.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  8. Error lifts Nationals in DH opener after shooting at Navy Yard

    Shortstop Andrelton Simmons allowed Denard Span's grounder to bounce through his legs for a game-ending, two-run error, lifting the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 6-5 Tuesday in the makeup of a series opener postponed by a shooting rampage.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 17, 2013
  9. Tragedy part of trying season for Ramirez

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The 2013 season has been a challenge for Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez on many different levels. Part of his struggles can be attributed to a family tragedy that occurred near the end of spring training when his father-in-...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  10. Life in the village of Cooperstown

    Jim Caple

    Beyond the walls of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown is rife with stories of triumph and tragedy, dreams and division.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  11. The multiplier effect of Ramirez and Puig

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers aren't winning because of Yasiel Puig. It was exciting from the start, gripping theater night after night -- sometimes drama, sometimes comedy, dashes of tragedy -- but they were 7-10 in the first two-and-a-half...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  12. Boston Red Sox offer summer romance amid cold

    Gordon Edes

    Amid Boston sports' cold drama, the Sox offer a surprise summer romance.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  13. Tommy Hanson fans 8 as Angels hand Yankees 5th straight loss

    Erick Aybar homered and drove in two runs, and Albert Pujols added two more RBIs in the Los Angeles Angels' 6-2 victory over the Yankees on Saturday night that sent New York to its fifth straight defeat.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 6, Indians 3

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- The Red Sox come home buoyed by victory, sobered by tragedy and inspired to do their part to help a city heal. The Sox won their sixth straight game Thursday night, completing a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 6-3 w...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  15. Red Sox-Indians Preview

    Red Sox-Indians Preview

    Preview | April 17, 2013
  16. Red Sox get to Justin Masterson early, beat Indians to stay hot

    The Red Sox, bonded by the tragedy in Boston, struck quickly against Justin Masterson and beat the Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 17, 2013