While Major League Baseball teams improved racial diversity in hiring senior administrators, the employment of women is still lagging, according to the annual report by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida.
We’re about to kick off a nine-game Mariners road trip with a gem tonight that sees Felix Hernandez facing C.C. Sabathia. And the way this trip lines up mound-wise for the Mariners, it’s going to be a huge test of their offensive ability to generate some runs. We saw last week in Pittsbu
There’s no doubt in my mind that Felix Hernandez gets extra fired up to pitch in Yankee Stadium. He’s 4-1 with a 1.13 ERA in five starts in the Bronx. Two of his greatest performances occurred there — a two-hit shutout on June 30, 2010, in which he struck out 11 in a 7-0 Seattle
It’s been a little while since we’ve posted some links here. So let’s catch up a bit. … — Bud Withers reviews UW’s spring as part of his series looking at all 12 Pac-12 teams; — The ESPN Pac-12 blog has UW fifth in its post-spring power ratings; — The
The left knee of Knicks guard Iman Shumpert doesn't appear to be getting any better and it could keep him out of Tuesday night's game at Indiana.
Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James' shooting percentage is down. Shane Battier and Ray Allen have struggled to get anything going from 3-point range.
This may be a slow time of the NFL season, but it’s far from listless. Instead, it’s the time of year when there are lists galore, of best this and top that, as NFL writers try to fill the void. One list of the Top 100 Players in the NFL comes today from CBSSports.com’s Pete
Nice to be back after a couple of weeks away. I’d like to thank everyone who wrote in to express their sympathies on the death of my mother during heart surgery back on May 3. Special thanks to the Times team for their support and to colleague Larry Stone for his kind words in print
Time for a few morning links. … — Jayson Jenks reviews how the Seahawk draft picks performed during last weekend’s rookie mini-camp; — ESPN.com’s Mike Sando says Jesse Williams, Luke Willson and Spencer Ware should all compete for playing time this season; — A fe
Sunday's win gives Seattle four series victories out of their past five series. Kendrys Morales had a three-run homer in the first inning.
The NBA’s relocation and finance committee met today via conference call to discuss new developments in the battle for the Sacramento Kings. ESPN reported that the 12-person panel did not change its recommendation made two weeks ago against moving the Kings to Seattle. The NBA had no comment o
One week into their first training camp under Bill Laimbeer, the New York Liberty are full of excitement and optimism.
Lionel Hollins demands a certain standard from his Grizzlies that he didn't get in the first half against Oklahoma City.
The little engine that could finally threw a gear.
The way this series is turning out, it's hard to believe the Miami Heat ever trailed the Chicago Bulls.
Another Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher has issues. This time it's Josh Beckett.
Joe Blanton is due for some decent luck - and that elusive first victory in an Angels uniform.
The minutes and demands seem to be piling up on Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant.
Bryce Harper put a scare into himself and his Washington Nationals teammates after his latest violent collision with an outfield wall.