| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss how Alex Rodriguez's status in Major League Baseball should be affected if the rumors about his use of performance enhancing drugs are true.
Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times
Alex Rodriguez is in a tough spot....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed.
In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:22 PM
NEW YORK — As baseball braces for the announcement of mass suspensions in the coming weeks, the head of the players' union said Tuesday he did not believe any player challenging a suspension would miss games this season.
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Let's make a deal
On television, the judge bangs a gavel and rules on everything. In real life, the judge nudges you to settle before he would have to rule.
As entertaining as it might be to see Commissioner Bud Selig on the witness stand, the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Alex Rodriguez's alleged involvement in the ongoing Biogenesis steroid scandal has made him a possible target for a Major League Baseball-issued suspension, and new allegations published Tuesday by the Miami New Times aren't going to help his cause....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:06 PM
After four years of waiting for Commissioner Bud Selig to decide whether the Oakland Athletics should be granted permission to move, the city of San Jose filed an antitrust suit against Major League Baseball on Tuesday.
Lew Wolff, the managing partner...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:37 PM
In 2009 the Phoenix Coyotes were bound for Canada. The owner of the Coyotes had agreed to sell the team for $212.5 million, but the NHL intervened and said no team could move without league approval.
In court papers, Major League Baseball supported...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Dr. Lewis Yocum, the longtime Angels team physician and nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon who saved or extended the careers of hundreds of major league baseball players, died Saturday after quietly battling liver cancer. He was 65.
Yocum, who was...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:24 PM
PHOENIX — Philip Anschutz says he's ready to talk to the NFL about a stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The NFL says it's ready to talk to Anschutz.
Question is, will all that talking amount to anything real?
"I think it is a positive that Phil...