home runs

Life Lessons from the World of Sports: First Do the Job -- Then Do the Celebrating!
A hundred years ago, Babe Ruth strode to the plate and cracked his first major league home run on May 5, 1915. Twenty years later he would hit No. 714, a milestone that would stand for generations.
But the very shortstop with a penchant for hitting home runs has yet to connect for one in 2014. Over his first 178 plate
There might not have been that many Latinos in this years Home Run Derby as years past, but Cuban born, Yoenis Céspedes Milanés made up for it.
Like me, Milken received a prostate cancer diagnosis in his forties. But as opposed to passively putting his life in order, he stepped up to the plate with funding and a commitment to kick off the Prostate Cancer Foundation. And their stats today are pretty impressive:
The NBA has canceled the first two weeks of the season, and before you know it, the entire season may blow up. The unemployment rolls just got larger.
Talk about a good catch. Last night during the Home Run Derby in Arizona, a fan made a miraculous grab on one of Adrian Gonzalez's
There is a widespread chorus shouting about baseball becoming increasingly boring. The reality is that although the contests have acquired more of an entertainment atmosphere, the thrust of excitement has waned because of two primary factors.
The Sosa disclosure has spawned a debate whether the time has come to lay out all the remaining 102 names on the list and get on with the post-steroid era.
What's not to like about a sickeningly posh edifice partly funded by massive subsidies from taxpayers who can't afford its ultra-expensive tickets and food?