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The Yankees' 39-year-old baseball lifer is not done yet

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

On the morning of what turned out to be the final Grapefruit League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field before our world changed forever, Ken Singleton watched Erik Kratz take batting practice and marveled. “He played with my son,” Singleton, the popular and venerable YES Network analyst, said of the catcher. “And my son has...
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We've ranked the world's best cricket grounds and no, Lord's isn't No.1

We've ranked the world's best cricket grounds and no, Lord's isn't No.1

1 month ago   |   By Fox Sports

We've already had a crack at ranking Australia's Test venues over the past five years , so now it's time to take things up a notch.
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Ed Sprague breaks down his biggest World Series moments with Blue Jays

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

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Blue Jays Time Capsule: Braves take Game 1 of '92 World Series

Blue Jays Time Capsule: Braves take Game 1 of '92 World Series

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

In the fall of 1992, the Toronto Blue Jays reached the World Series for the first time in franchise history. Their opponents, the Atlanta Braves , had lost the World Series in seven games the previous October. A year later they had reason to believe the outcome would be different. With future Hall of Famers John Smoltz and Tom Glavine leading the way, Atlanta had baseball's best pitching staff.
This week, as Sportsnet re-broadcasts the 1992 World Series, we'll re-surface a series of articles first published in 2017. Each piece corresponds to one of the six games between the Braves and Blue...
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Players call MLB's latest economic proposal 'extremely disappointing'

Players call MLB's latest economic proposal 'extremely disappointing'

A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole under a sliding-scale proposal by... Read more ...

Will there be an MLB season? Here's what the players and owners must resolve

Will there be an MLB season? Here's what the players and owners must resolve

Scott Boras is well aware players likely would shoulder the blame if they cannot reach a financial agreement with owners for a 2020 season. The owners say the players need to... Read more ...

MLB's divide-and-conquer pitch to union a non-starter

MLB's divide-and-conquer pitch to union a non-starter

If this was the best that Major League Baseball could do to kick off Hell Week, then let's just defer the players' prorated payments and live to fight another day. There will... Read more ...

How MLB's new economic plan will affect Yankees and Mets

How MLB's new economic plan will affect Yankees and Mets

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball presented the players association with a sliding-scale economic plan for the pandemic-shortened 2020 season by which the highest-paid players... Read more ...

MLB salary proposal: Explaining the controversial pay cuts owners want...

MLB salary proposal: Explaining the controversial pay cuts owners want players to accept

As MLB tries to figure out a return to action, owners are asking a lot of players. Read more ...

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs

The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series... Read more ...

Baseball players may lose it without being able to spit

Baseball players may lose it without being able to spit

Pitching, hitting and spitting. All three are embedded in our national pastime, so it's no surprise some MLB players are wary of the league's proposal to ban in-game spitting... Read more ...

Players will decide what comes next after MLB's ‘sliding scale' pitch

Players will decide what comes next after MLB's ‘sliding scale' pitch

MLB made its financial pitch to the Players Association on Tuesday. The key question when it comes to restarting a season is, how does the union take that pitch? MLB's plan, as... Read more ...

Rays get sweat on during small workout at Tropicana Field

Rays get sweat on during small workout at Tropicana Field

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash and All-Star outfielder Austin Meadows discuss the team's workout at Tropicana Field on Monday. Read more ...

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang banned for year by Korean baseball

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang banned for year by Korean baseball

South Korea's Korean Baseball Organization has suspended former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang for a year after a string of drunk driving incidents, including one he... Read more ...