1. Cubs Stagger Home, Braves Humbled—And Weird Opening Day Factoids Endure

    Both the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves set off in different directions after their opening series wrapped up last Thursday at Turner Field...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about over 4 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  2. Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs Raring for Historic Opening Day

    It’s a tale of two teams, but three cities. And as Charles Dickens wrote, it’s a tale of the years they intertwined from the start, one enjoying a “season (or seasons) of light,” the other dreading a “season of darkness...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about over 4 years ago 791 reads 1 comments

  3. Minnesota Twins Catch Lightning in a Bottle, Look To Strike New York Yankees

    For a venue so roundly chastised for being a cumbersome, noisy host for baseball all these years, the Baggy Dome is poised for one more awkward dance...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about almost 5 years ago 164 reads 1 comments

  4. McLane Hindering Astros' Turnaround

    Major League Baseball in late September might be a warm-up act for the Fall Classic, but it isn't without its own theatrics on and off the field. Prospects have had their cups of coffee, some are turning heads...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about 5 years ago 289 reads 2 comments

  5. North Texas' Dodge Knows Extremes of Winning, Losing

    When a beleaguered University of North Texas football program came calling again in December 2006, Todd Dodge hadn't stood on a losing sideline in three seasons...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about 5 years ago 272 reads 2 comments

  6. Jacksonville Suns Deliver Knockout Blow, Sweep Birmingham Barons

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The Birmingham Barons received an extra day in Jacksonville after taking the field Saturday night. But it wasn't due to a series comeback...

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  7. Barons Stagger Late, Look to Avoid Series Sweep

    HOOVER, Ala.—The box score would indicate a pitching duel reminiscent of the night before. But what really transpired Friday night at Regions Park were back-to-back-to-back missed ...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  8. Birmingham Barons Playoff Series Showcases Top White Sox Talent

    While the Birmingham Barons and Jacksonville Suns sat in opposing dugouts during a pregame delay, the pomp and circumstance of both unborn and newborn football seasons was on full display Thursday night...

    Dan McArdle Written by Dan McArdle about 5 years ago 173 reads 1 comments