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2009-12-09 07:04:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book by the man at the center of one of professional sports' biggest scandals and controversies will be released just in time for Major League Baseball's 2010 season. Death, Taxes, and Mac: Brian McNamee in His Own Words, by Brian McNamee with Marc Zappulla, will be released February 17, 2010 the very same day the world champion New York Yankees will begin to defend their title by having pitchers and catchers report for the first day of spring...

2009-12-04 16:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- David Rosen, historian and author of Sex Scandal America: Politics & the Ritual of Public Shaming, has released his list of Top Ten Sports Sex Scandals of All Time and not surprisingly, Tiger Woods is not on it. Rosen says, "Scandals serve as a battleground over moral order. Scandals involving interracial liaisons, like the Tiger Woods affair, are especially captivating to the media and the public." However, Rosen goes on to observe, "When the...

2009-12-04 14:30:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time Baseball Hall of Fame Nominee Gabe Paul owned and ran four major league baseball teams and is directly responsible for as many pennants--3 for the NY Yankees and one for the Cincinnati Reds. The Father Daughter connection in this love hate story about a woman coming into her own as her Dad was making his dream to own and run a winning baseball team come true, combined with the inside story on George Steinbrenner, Reggie Jackson, Howard Cosell,...

2009-11-30 09:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Illustrated Group Editor Terry McDonell announced today that Derek Jeter is the 2009 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. Jeter is the first New York Yankee to receive this award. Previous winners include Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. The 2009 SI Sportsman of the Year issue hits newsstands Wednesday, December 2. The issue marks the 11th cover appearance for Jeter. (Photo:...

2009-10-04 16:48:02

Alex Rodriguez homered twice in a 10-run sixth inning for seven RBI Sunday, leading the Yankees in a 10-2 rout of Tampa Bay. The veteran slugger belted a grand slam and a three-run homer, giving him 12 straight seasons with at least 30 homers and 100 RBI. The seven RBI in one inning established an American League record. He reached the plateau despite missing the season's first month while recovering from hip surgery. One of two hits by Johnny Damon was a two-run double. One run scored on an...

2009-10-04 15:55:04

Brandon Phillips had two hits and three RBI Sunday, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a season-ending 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Phillips drove in runs in each of his first three at-bats, with two doubles and a ground out. Scott Rolen hit a fifth-inning two-run triple, while Joey Votto had three of the 11 hits for the Reds, who won twice in the three-game series. Winner Homer Bailey (8-5) gave up seven hits in seven innings with three walks and seven strikeouts before relievers Jared...

2009-10-03 23:58:56

Dioner Navarro's two-run homer Saturday keyed Tampa Bay's 5-3 win over the New York Yankees. The homer, Navarro's eighth this season, gave Tampa Bay a 2-0 lead with two outs in the bottom of the second. Jason Bartlett had two hits and one RBI. Two runs scored on a fifth-inning throwing error by reliever Alfredo Aceves, while Akinori Iwamura added two hits for the Rays, who can complete a three-game sweep by winning Sunday's finale. The winner was starter Jeff Niemann (13-6). Grant Balfour...

2009-10-02 21:47:11

Andy LaRoche drove in two runs and Daniel McCutchen won for the first time in the majors Friday in Pittsburgh's 3-1 victory over Cincinnati. The win, Pittsburgh's fifth in six outings, ensured the Pirates would avoid a 100-loss season. LaRoche had a two-run single in the third to break a scoreless tie and Lastings Milledge hit a solo homer in the fourth. McCutchen (1-2), making his sixth start in the major leagues, allowed a run on four hits with five strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings. He also...

2009-09-29 22:49:51

Juan Miranda singled off the glove of Kyle Farnsworth in the ninth Tuesday to drive in the winning run in the New York Yankees' 4-3 win over Kansas City. Farnsworth (1-5), a former Yankee, gave up a one-out infield hit to Francisco Cervelli that also deflected off the pitcher, and Eric Hinske's pinch-hit single through the right side left runners on first and third. Robinson Cano's deep fly to center scored the tying run and after a walk, Hinske scored on Miranda's hit. It was the 28th time...

2009-09-28 17:35:04

Texas Rangers outfielder Marlon Byrd was named the American League Player of the Week Monday. Byrd batted .320 while tying for the AL lead with three homers and a league-high 11 RBI during the seven-day period. Byrd's best day of the week was in a 15-3 win over Tampa Bay Saturday, when he hit two home runs -- including his sixth career grand slam -- while driving in five runs. Byrd, 32, won his second career weekly honor. For the season he has a career-best 43 doubles, 20 homers and 89 RBI.


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.