Jamie Moyer Has The Oldest Grudges In Major League Baseball, Too

Nobody survives till age 49 in the major leagues without making enemies. Hence Jamie Moyer's dustup with whippersnapper Chipper Jones this weekend. And before that, the middle-aged mushballer talked to Westword for a feature story. In one of the outtakes, he explained that he had come close to signing this year not… » 5/08/12 1:20pm 5/08/12 1:20pm

History Is Bunk, When The New York Times Writes It About The Yankees

Two of the worst things in sports are Yankees homerism and New York Times writers who want to impress people. Put them together, and you get the Times's Mark Viera, coming off the sports department bench to gloat in yesterday's paper about the Yankees' 2-1 win over the Orioles the night before. His opener: » 5/02/12 2:10pm 5/02/12 2:10pm

"Motherfuckin' Shit! Take Your Ass Home!" Or, Why The Baltimore Orioles…

The best night of the 2011 baseball season in Baltimore was the final one. For once, for the first time in years, the whole country was watching. And what it saw was a thing of joy. There were the Boston Red Sox, all $161 million worth of them, one out away from a 3-2 victory and, at worst, a one-game playoff for the… » 4/06/12 3:11pm 4/06/12 3:11pm

Annals Of Bullshit: The Myth Of The Myth Of Cal Ripken's Historic Home…

Twenty years ago, Oriole Park at Camden Yards brought in an era of fake history in baseball architecture. So it fits that The Baltimore Sun's roundup of the park's greatest moments would feature fake history too. For the No. 1 moment, baseball beat reporter Dan Connolly described the night Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou… » 4/03/12 6:00pm 4/03/12 6:00pm