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NCAA, Minor League Baseball and Hockey Players Rebel

For years, NCAA student-athletes, Minor League Baseball Players and Canadian Hockey League juniors have played sports for next to no money or no money at all. For decades, the NCAA has served as a sort of pros in training

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after beating Baltimore Orioles 2-1 to give them a comanding 3-0 lead in the ALCS

Are The Royals Destined To Be World Champs?

Last night the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 2-1, in front of a rowdy home crowd of nearly 41,000 at Kauffman Stadium . The win was the seventh straight victory for the Royals,

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter Is Not the Greatest Player Ever, But That’s Not the Point

Keith Olbermann is right about Derek Jeter. In case you missed it, the self-professed Yankee fan and ESPN-anchor-turned-political-pundit-turned-ESPN-anchor-again went all contrarian on us a few days ago in the lead-up to Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium. Let’s

Baseballs new commissioner Rob Manfred the man he will replace Bud Selig

MLB Commissioner: Manfred named as Selig’s successor

Baltimore – Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s chief operating officer, will succeed Bud Selig as MLB commissioner. The announcement was made here after the the owners voted this afternoon. Manfred confirmed that it took “several ballots,” before he got

Oriole Park at Camden Yards looks like the front runner for the 2016 All Star Game

2016 All Star Game likely to be at Oriole Park

(Baltimore, MD) On a day that seemed more like September than August Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig took some time out from the owners meetings to address a few issues. He told the crowd of media at the

Outgoing MLB Commissioner Bud  Selig thinks that baseball will work in Tampa Bay but only with a new park.

Selig: Baseball can work in Tampa Bay with a new stadium

Bud Selig is 79 years old and this will be his last season as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Earlier today at his annual pre All Star press gathering with members of the Baseball Writers of America he

Tim Howard

Note to sports media: Soccer is here to stay. Deal with it!

OK, I am tired of justifying to some of my friends in the sports media who for some reason do not seem to understand that like it or not the United States actually likes soccer and did before World

Don Zimmer

An Ode to Don Zimmer: An American Original

Don Zimmer passed away on June 4th, 2014 due to kidney and heart ailments at the age of 83. A baseball lifer, Zimmer’s career in professional baseball lasted an astounding 66 years, from 1949 up until his death. He

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Baseball Icon Don Zimmer Passes Away At Age 83

Don Zimmer passes away peacefully at age 83. He spent 66 years in professional baseball the last 11 as senior adviser for the Rays.

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MLB and Rays Strike out in Rays/Sox Aftermath: Price Should Be Held Accountable

Major League Baseball ruled yesterday that Red Sox starting pitcher Brandon Workman will be suspended for six games and fined an undisclosed amount for his role in the May 30th bench-clearing incident with the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway