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  • Michael Weiner dies at 51; head of Major League Baseball Players Assn.

    Michael Weiner dies at 51; head of Major League Baseball Players Assn.
    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...
  • A-Rod storms out of own grievance hearing, calls it 'abusive process'

    A-Rod storms out of own grievance hearing, calls it 'abusive process'
    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...
  • Masahiro Tanaka's potential move to U.S. could be delayed

    Masahiro Tanaka's potential move to U.S. could be delayed
    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....
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player
    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...
  • Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2

    Mariano Rivera given commissioner's award before World Series Game 2
    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...
  • Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs

    Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs
    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. But...
  • Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod

    Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod
    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,...
  • Oh, for Vin Scully's voice along with TBS' video

    Oh, for Vin Scully's voice along with TBS' video
    They're back. 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. If...
  • Baseball playoffs are a lucky break for the viewer

     Baseball playoffs are a lucky break for the viewer
    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." Sure,...
  • Sochi Games officials accept Olympic flame amid small protest

    Sochi Games officials accept Olympic flame amid small protest
    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...
  • ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee

    ESPN's David Pollack: Women don't belong on college playoff committee
    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...