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I always bristled at the suggestion Dale Earnhardt Jr. got lucky That he is just an average driver that, without his last name, stood no chance of climbing the ranks of NASCAR. Anyone believing that qualifies as a fool. If you're fortunate enough to

2017-04-28 15:45:01.117

I always bristled at the suggestion Dale Earnhardt Jr. got lucky That he is just an average driver that, without his last name, stood no chance of climbing the ranks of NASCAR. Anyone believing that qualifies as a fool. If you're fortunate enough to



Almost 30 percent of ESPN's baseball experts picked Cleveland to win the World Series this year, and for an easy-to-explain reason: The Indians came within one run of winning it last year without the injured Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco in their

2017-04-25 13:29:05.377

Almost 30 percent of ESPN's baseball experts picked Cleveland to win the World Series this year, and for an easy-to-explain reason: The Indians came within one run of winning it last year without the injured Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco in their



You know that saying, if you love something, set it free? Well, I loved doing #AskESPNCaddie and set it free for a bit. But now it's back, so I guess it will always be mine -- and yours! For those who don't know how it works: Jump on Twitter, write #

2017-04-29 04:05:41.257

You know that saying, if you love something, set it free? Well, I loved doing #AskESPNCaddie and set it free for a bit. But now it's back, so I guess it will always be mine -- and yours! For those who don't know how it works: Jump on Twitter, write #



WASHINGTON -- Without a Bible in front of him, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz looked for a suitable replacement. He was making a point, and was so eager to convince us of his truth-telling he needed to put his hand on something. So he settled

2017-04-28 16:57:08.197

WASHINGTON -- Without a Bible in front of him, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz looked for a suitable replacement. He was making a point, and was so eager to convince us of his truth-telling he needed to put his hand on something. So he settled



In May 1983, the flashy chestnut Fighting Fit gave Jerry Moss his first big hit in the racing business, winning the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap at Hollywood Park. Two months later, "Every Breath You Take" by The Police reached No. 1 on the pop music top 20

2017-04-28 13:00:35.710

In May 1983, the flashy chestnut Fighting Fit gave Jerry Moss his first big hit in the racing business, winning the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap at Hollywood Park. Two months later, "Every Breath You Take" by The Police reached No. 1 on the pop music top 20



COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s eyes lit up in the same way most people react to seeing him. Earnhardt had just gotten to the Nationwide Children's Hospital and there to greet him was Maddie, a child with cerebral palsy who whips Earnhardt w

2017-04-28 09:22:47.107

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s eyes lit up in the same way most people react to seeing him. Earnhardt had just gotten to the Nationwide Children's Hospital and there to greet him was Maddie, a child with cerebral palsy who whips Earnhardt w



WASHINGTON, D.C.-- During the scramble in front of the Pittsburgh Penguins net late in Game 1, when a helmet-less Alex Ovechkin was frantically trying to push the puck past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, the Washington Capitals captain was simpl

2017-04-28 07:12:54.787

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- During the scramble in front of the Pittsburgh Penguins net late in Game 1, when a helmet-less Alex Ovechkin was frantically trying to push the puck past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, the Washington Capitals captain was simpl



AVONDALE, La. -- The caddies at this week's Zurich Classic get to be a part of golf history. For the first time, the event is using two-man teams playing two rounds of foursomes (alternate shot) and two rounds of four-ball (best ball). Sounds like fu

2017-04-27 14:31:56.520

AVONDALE, La. -- The caddies at this week's Zurich Classic get to be a part of golf history. For the first time, the event is using two-man teams playing two rounds of foursomes (alternate shot) and two rounds of four-ball (best ball). Sounds like fu



WASHINGTON D.C. -- Over a decade into production, it's a show that keeps on delivering. Sure, some of the buildup when Sidney Crosby faces Alex Ovechkin gets old. Anything that has as much age as this rivalry sometimes does. Then they take the ice,

2017-04-27 19:03:43.600

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Over a decade into production, it's a show that keeps on delivering. Sure, some of the buildup when Sidney Crosby faces Alex Ovechkin gets old. Anything that has as much age as this rivalry sometimes does. Then they take the ice,



ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler didn't take long to send the message to the Edmonton Oilers' top line of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Patrick Maroon that he was going to make the second-round series with his Anaheim Ducks into a house of pa

2017-04-27 16:45:24.823

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler didn't take long to send the message to the Edmonton Oilers' top line of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Patrick Maroon that he was going to make the second-round series with his Anaheim Ducks into a house of pa



Question: Which name in the following list does not belong? Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Joe DiMaggio, Russell Baze. Answer: They all belong, right there in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Baze and his record 12,842 winners joined Mays, Russell, Di

2017-04-27 12:52:55.330

Question: Which name in the following list does not belong? Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Joe DiMaggio, Russell Baze. Answer: They all belong, right there in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Baze and his record 12,842 winners joined Mays, Russell, Di



On Friday evening of Masters week, Sergio Garcia -- a man with an 0-for-73 career record at major championships -- insisted that winning the tournament two days later wouldn't change his life. "I feel so fortunate that I've been able to be healthy, t

2017-04-24 15:35:51.597

On Friday evening of Masters week, Sergio Garcia -- a man with an 0-for-73 career record at major championships -- insisted that winning the tournament two days later wouldn't change his life. "I feel so fortunate that I've been able to be healthy, t



ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Even before his Edmonton Oilers took to the ice at the Honda Center on Wednesday to play Game 1 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Connor McDavid was telling anyone who would listen that he

2017-04-27 06:15:06.037

ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Even before his Edmonton Oilers took to the ice at the Honda Center on Wednesday to play Game 1 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Connor McDavid was telling anyone who would listen that he



Buster Posey has made two trips to the disabled list in his major league career, and they both left a mark. In May 2011, Posey suffered a devastating injury to his left leg in a home plate collision with Miami Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins. Posey

2017-04-26 12:55:44.663

Buster Posey has made two trips to the disabled list in his major league career, and they both left a mark. In May 2011, Posey suffered a devastating injury to his left leg in a home plate collision with Miami Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins. Posey



On April 6, Oakland's Khris Davis had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Four days later, he had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Three days after that, he swung again on 3-0. Earlier this week, he did it twice more.

2017-04-26 18:55:21.477

On April 6, Oakland's Khris Davis had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Four days later, he had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Three days after that, he swung again on 3-0. Earlier this week, he did it twice more.



When your friendly uniform columnist was a wee lad, his father pointed out that most MLB teams wore their team name on their white home jerseys and their city name on their road grays. "That's because you should be humble when you're a guest in someo

2017-04-26 13:03:16.493

When your friendly uniform columnist was a wee lad, his father pointed out that most MLB teams wore their team name on their white home jerseys and their city name on their road grays. "That's because you should be humble when you're a guest in someo