Tigers can win today, but not in long run

A Chance at a Legacy

Like a tightrope walker reaching the platform, Max Scherzer can exhale now. He made it across. Working without a net this season, on a one-year contract he chose over a six-year, $144-million offer in the spring, Scherzer has been flirting with grenades all season. A...
Tigers can win today, but not in long run

The skip’s good-bye

Every New Year’s Eve, Jim Leyland’s family gathers in his childhood home and participates in a tradition. The males in the family, from grandparents down to grandkids, take a piece of bread and a piece of coal, go out the back door – “which...