April 18, 2005 | Lisa Altobelli
It's a running joke on the LSU women's tennis team that the form of their coach, Tony Minnis, is more Don Budge than Andy Roddick. But that old school technique came in handy last week when Minnis was called upon to...
July 14, 2003 | Albert Chen
Billy Koch, who signed a two-year, $10.6 million contract with the White Sox in the off-season, had a 5.30 ERA at week's end and was on the verge of losing his closer job. After Koch blew his fourth save in a loss to...
March 31, 2003 | Albert Chen
Closer Billy Koch converted 44 of 50 save opportunities for Oakland last season, and in five of those six blown chances he ended up with a victory.
March 10, 2003 | Jeff Pearlman
Despite all the talk about a depressed free-agent market, relief pitchers played a rousing game of musical chairs in the off-season. In the past four months numerous contenders have overhauled their bullpens, most...
September 23, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
The Twins aren't the only team with concerns entering the postseason. Here is the biggest question facing each of six other playoff-bound clubs.