On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded on Boylston Street just feet from the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosion took the lives of three people and injured an estimated 264 others. Dr. Joseph Murphy, a college professor and athletic trainer, was a medical volunteer that day. What he saw changed his life – permanently.
Team officials for multiple Major League Baseball teams have confirmed the league office has issued warning letters to players, imploring them to pay attention to the new pace of play rules. The MLB letters also noted, starting May 1 players … more
The New York Mets are 6-3. They have won four in a row and are tied for first place in the National League East. Granted, it's April, the season is 10 days old and they swept the Philadelphia Phillies. Still, consider the following: … more
Dickie Thon described it this way: "It was like a boom ... a dead sound. Like a thud." Today, the boxscore reads HBP (hit by pitch) but, for Thon, it was more than that. The Astros All-Star shortstop had been hit by a pitch major league pitches … more
Dwight Gooden arrived at the Houston Astrodome long before his scheduled start -- so early that he had to jump a fence to get into the ballpark. That's what happens when you're a teenager (19) on the day of your MLB debut. … more
The late Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson once said, “We’re getting close to Opening Day, I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing.” The same could be said about the 2015 New York Mets. … more
For the Mets, the name Tommy John is uttered so often that you begin to wonder if the former left-handed pitcher is making a comeback. At least it feels like the name is mentioned every fifth day in the team's Port St. Lucie clubhouse. … more