| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The only people more hypocritical or dishonest than Alex Rodriguez are sportswriters, sports talk radio people, Bud Selig and anyone in Major League Baseball. They all keep saying they wish A-Rod would go just away, yet the writers dedicate a full...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Good news, sports fans: Baseball is about to get even more boring.
On Thursday, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Major League Baseball plans to expand the use of instant replay, allowing managers to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Bud Selig, say hello to Jeffrey Webb.
A decade ago Selig, the commissioner of baseball, addressed the flagging interest and growing irrelevance of his sport's midseason All-Star game by linking the result of the exhibition to home-field advantage in the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Major League Baseball managers will be able to challenge virtually any umpire's call aside from balls and strikes under a proposal for the expanded use of instant replay technology presented to owners Thursday.
"It's a historic day," Commissioner Bud...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:22 PM
The saddest part of another syringe-spitting afternoon in baseball Monday occurred when, for one of the first times this summer, Alex Rodriguez spoke the truth.
He had just been hit with a drug suspension bigger than Barry Bonds' neck, a record 211...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs.
The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Enjoy the All-Star Game.
Because when Tuesday's celebration of baseball's superstars is over, the process of suspending some of those same players for drug use will resume. It figures to be a slow, painful ordeal — one that could disrupt the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here.
His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...