| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The Major League Baseball Players Assn. selected its new leader Tuesday, then braced for a debate about whether to embrace tougher penalties for players in violation of baseball's drug policy.
As expected, the MLBPA executive board picked Tony Clark...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Leigh Steinberg was once known for his boyish good looks and an elite clientele that included Troy Aikman, Warren Moon and a multitude of other famous names.
Until it all fell apart.
Sipping from a bottle of water, he talks about it in the third...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
If the Lakers and Kobe wanted his salary to match his jersey number, how about he goes back to No. 8?
William David Stone
I have followed Mitch Kupchak since he played at North Carolina in the '70s, and if there ever was a general...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The Dodgers are close to signing former All-Star Dan Haren, who could add depth to the battered back end of their rotation.
Haren agreed to a one-year, $10-million contract that includes a vesting option for 2015, according to people familiar with the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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They’re huffing and puffing over in Arizona again. They must like to do that in the desert. Guess there’s nothing much else to do but sweat.
The Diamondbacks must really, really want a rivalry with...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:32 PM
There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat.
When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Are you ready to ease back in your Dodgers inflatable chair, feet resting on your Dodgers welcome mat, head beneath your Dodgers pennant (which is right next to your Yasiel Puig Fathead), wearing your Dodgers hoodie, listening to Vin Scully on your...
| Nov 15, 2013
Of all the images you might have of how a major league pitcher spends his November, this probably is not the first one that comes to mind: J.P. Howell squeezing himself into a kid-sized rocking chair, turning the pages of a colorful storybook, smiling...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Mike Trout might be the best player in baseball. He might even win a most-valuable-player award one of these years.
This was not the year, again. For the second consecutive season, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera beat the Angels outfielder for...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Andrew McCutchen, the leader and best player of the team that returned postseason baseball to Pittsburgh for the first time in 21 years, was announced Thursday as the National League most valuable player.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks...