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Extra Point Tackles Mariota/Winston, Rays Attendance and Breaking Color Barrier in MLB

EXTRA POINT SPORTS SHOW The inaugural Extra Point Sports Show with Tom Chang and Greg Lindberg began asking if the NFL Combine did anything to settle the Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston debate for no. 1 pick. As the

Rob Manfred

Major League Baseball’s “Young” Ideas

For years, Major League Baseball has had an image problem and possibly a demographics deficiency. MLB is thought to have an older male audience that still clings to the days of Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron and

Dodgers cashed in big time with their local TV deal and others have followed.

Diamondbacks TV Deal Helps Rays

Right now the Tampa Bay Rays TV deal with Sun Sports/Fox Sports Florida pays them an estimated $20 million a year and it is up in 2016. They should send a gift basket to the Arizona Diamondbacks who just

NFL Combine

The NFL and City Hall More Important Than Combine

The Super Bowl is done, the NFL Scouting Combine is here and in a few weeks, free agency season starts. But, none of that really matters to the real business of the NFL, which is to make sure each franchise

Mo'ne Davis

Mo’ne Davis and College Athletic Scholarships

Mo’ne Davis is going to be a problem for the National Collegiate Athletic Association. She is one of those rare athletes that doesn’t need the NCAA to succeed, as she has already made it big after her 2014 Little

Alex Rodriguez

Baseball and Integrity Issues

Alex Rodriguez is returning from Elba, or whatever the baseball equivalent of being exiled is for the player known as A-Rod. Don’t expect Rodriguez to be greeted with open arms, from the Major League Baseball Commissioner’s office to the

The Ernie Banks cards are just a few of the many special offering in the 2015 Topps baseball card series

Topps Cards Balance Tradition With New Media

If you are 35 years of age, or older and a baseball fan then this time of year is always very special. As spring training gets underway in Florida and Arizona the first series of the 2015 Topps baseball

Baltimore Orioles players talk baseball with Cuban President Fidel Castro back in 1999

Baltimore Wants To Play A Spring Training Game In Cuba

Baltimore - The Baltimore Orioles who in 1999 went to Havana to play the Cuban National team in an exhibition game would like to do it again this spring. On the heels of recent improved relations with Cuba, the

Pete Rose diving into third base, just one of the legacies he leaves behind.

Could a Progressive Commissioner Give New Hope to a Reds Legend?

In a day and age where Major League Baseball is struggling to keep up in popularity with the NFL and the NBA, new commissioner Rob Manfred knows he must keep the game evolving. One issue impeding the game’s evolution

Mayor Bloomberg Makes Announcement With MLB Commissioner Bud Selig And Mets Owner CEO Fred Wilpon

Wilpon To Oversee Baseball’s Money

There is a new Major League Baseball Commissioner on the job. Rob Manfred now sits in the big chair in MLB’s Manhattan offices on Park Avenue and one of his first decisions was rather curious. Manfred appointed New York