| Nov 22, 2013
Michael Weiner, who devoted his adult life to representing Major League Baseball players and rose to become their leader during an era of unprecedented prosperity and labor peace, died Thursday. He was 51.
Weiner, who was found to have inoperable...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Alex Rodriguez has had enough of the grievance hearing that was filed in an effort to overturn his 211-game suspension for alleged violations of Major League Baseball's drug agreement and labor contract.
After arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:34 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka's anticipated move to the United States could be in danger, as the Japanese right-hander appears to be caught in the middle of an escalating game of chicken between baseball officials on opposite sides of the world....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:52 PM
BOSTON -- Mariano Rivera was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Fenway Park.
Rivera, the legendary New York Yankees closer who retired after the regular season, was honored on the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Wally Bell had been a member part of an officiating crew for the Major League Baseball playoffs last week. And there was a space for the veteran umpire as the crew for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series lined up Tuesday afternoon.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:51 PM
People who follow the endless saga of doping in sports know there's one hard-and-fast rule: Any time a big name gets whacked, the quality of public debate on the issue plummets.
That's certainly true of the case of Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:01 PM
The same TBS announcing team that frosted many Dodgers fans in the division series now moves on to the Dodgers-St. Louis Cardinals series. Seven games, potentially, 30 hours or more. I can almost feel my head start to pre-explode.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
October is the month of triple-crown TV viewing. It's playoff time. Nothing better than a couch, a beer and a big-screen TV.
To steal from the long-ago "Saturday Night Live" eloquence of Chico Escuela, "Baseball been berry, berry good to us."
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A few dozen protesters staged a peaceful rally in Athens on Saturday as Russian officials accepted the Olympic flame for the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Games.
The protesters oppose against Russia's anti-gay legislation, which threatens prosecution for...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Oh brother (but not sister), here we go.
I knew the college football selection committee was going to be controversial, but I didn't think it would happen before the panel was actually announced.
News that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is...