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“God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day MLB “God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day , Senior Writer 5:34pm, March 27

Right now, if life were anything close to normal, MLB fans would be on cloud nine. They would put on…

These “Bo Knows” Commercials Still Rock After 30 Years MLB These “Bo Knows” Commercials Still Rock After 30 Years , Editor 4:03pm, March 27

Some athletes and celebrities are perfect fits for a marketing campaign. None, however, took over pop culture and arrived at…

Derek Jeter Dressed in Drag for a Classic SNL Skit MLB Derek Jeter Dressed in Drag for a Classic SNL Skit , The League 5:57pm, March 26

Ask anyone in the world who the most famous baseball player was during the 1990s and 2000s and they'll tell…

The Most Popular Sport in All 50 States? Here’s Your Answer College Basketball The Most Popular Sport in All 50 States? Here’s Your Answer , Senior Writer 5:15pm, March 25

No matter where you live in the United States, American sports are a part of every community. Although some prefer…

How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made MLB How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made , The League 4:43pm, March 25

The game of baseball evolved a great deal since its early beginnings. Alexander Cartwright (no, it was not Abner Doubleday) first…

Alex Rodriguez’s Net Worth: Comparing MLB’s Cash King to His Superstar Wife MLB Alex Rodriguez’s Net Worth: Comparing MLB’s Cash King to His Superstar Wife , The League 5:40pm, March 24

Alex Rodriguez is one of the most polarizing baseball players of all time. No stranger to controversy, A-Rod has caused…

Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure MLB Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure , Senior Writer 5:19pm, March 24

Before he got into trouble and became baseball’s biggest public enemy for the better part of three decades, Pete Rose…

Randy Johnson Made a Bird Explode 19 Years Ago MLB Randy Johnson Made a Bird Explode 19 Years Ago , 11:02am, March 24

There may never be timing that is as perfect as this again. On March 24, 2001, Randy Johnson did what…

Bo Knows Dough: What is Bo Jackson’s Net Worth? Auburn Bo Knows Dough: What is Bo Jackson’s Net Worth? , The League 5:47pm, March 20

Many have tried, but few athletes have had the success in multiple sports like Bo Jackson did. But despite a…

President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation MLB President Bush’s First Pitch at 2001 World Series Healed a Nation , The League 7:04pm, March 16

United States Presidents have been throwing out ceremonial first pitches for more than 100 years. Since William Howard Taft fired…

Umpire Pulls Grossest Bug Imaginable From Ear During MLB Game MLB Umpire Pulls Grossest Bug Imaginable From Ear During MLB Game , Senior Writer 4:20am, March 16

Perhaps more than any other sport, baseball has some strange things happen. Players have all-time meltdowns. Fans snag home run…

MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled MLB MLB Player Saved Tiny Bat Boy from Getting Trampled , Senior Writer 2:41pm, March 13

For many Major League Baseball fans, the 2002 World Series will be remembered for the Anaheim Angels taking down the…

Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB NFL Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB , Senior Writer 10:00am, March 13

On September 17, 1995, a star was born. Nobody really knew it at the time, but the arrival of Patrick…

When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu National When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu , Editor 5:37pm, March 12

The NBA and NHL suspended their seasons. The MLB canceled spring training and pushed back the start of the regular…

NCAA Cancels All Championships, Including March Madness College Basketball NCAA Cancels All Championships, Including March Madness , Editor 4:15pm, March 12

Thanks, coronavirus. Thanks to the mass hysteria you've created — and the complete disregard for the fact that influenza is…

MLB Cancels Spring Training, Postpones Regular Season Start MLB MLB Cancels Spring Training, Postpones Regular Season Start , 3:25pm, March 12

Major League Baseball is delaying the start of its season by at least two weeks because of the coronavirus outbreak…

Billy Crystal’s Yankees Spring Training At-Bat Was Pure Gold MLB Billy Crystal’s Yankees Spring Training At-Bat Was Pure Gold , Senior Writer 3:10pm, March 12

Billy Crystal loves the New York Yankees. He’s not afraid to show it, either. The actor and comedian has been…

Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury MLB Kurt Russell’s MLB Dreams Were Killed by a Devastating Injury , The League 2:05pm, March 12

Kurt Russell is one of the most popular actors of all time. The 68-year-old Hollywood film star has been acting…

Michael Jordan’s Baseball Career Was a Treat to Watch NBA Michael Jordan’s Baseball Career Was a Treat to Watch , The League 12:28pm, February 6

The sports world stood still on October 6, 1993. Michael Jordan announced he was stepping away from the game of…

Baseball’s Best Fight Ever was Nolan Ryan Beating the Snot Out of Robin Ventura MLB Baseball’s Best Fight Ever was Nolan Ryan Beating the Snot Out of Robin Ventura , 5:00pm, February 27

When it comes to one-on-one fights in baseball history, there were none better than this one. Robin Ventura, the Chicago…

Hitter Attacks Catcher with Bat, Violent Fight Breaks Out MLB Hitter Attacks Catcher with Bat, Violent Fight Breaks Out , The League 10:30am, March 3

Baseball sure has come a long way since being known as a gentleman's sport. Every season multiple brawls break out,…

Nolan Ryan Took Bo Jackson’s Liner to the Face, But He Kept Pitching MLB Nolan Ryan Took Bo Jackson’s Liner to the Face, But He Kept Pitching , The League 4:07pm, March 3

Nolan Ryan was the meanest, toughest S.O.B. to ever step on a pitching mound. The former MLB pitcher and Baseball…

Sammy Sosa Looks So Different Now That He’s Retired MLB Sammy Sosa Looks So Different Now That He’s Retired , The League 5:00pm, March 4

Athletes' bodies oftentimes undergo extreme changes once their careers are over. Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Mike Tyson, Tonya Harding, Roger…

Minor League Baseball Players Make Less Than School Janitors MLB Minor League Baseball Players Make Less Than School Janitors , The League 6:50pm, February 14

Minor League Baseball is far from a glamorous sport. Unlike its Major League Baseball counterpart, where Mike Trout and Bryce…

The Most Popular Sport in All 50 States? Here’s Your Answer College Basketball The Most Popular Sport in All 50 States? Here’s Your Answer , Senior Writer 5:15pm, March 25

No matter where you live in the United States, American sports are a part of every community. Although some prefer…

Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB NFL Patrick Mahomes’ Family Genes Created a Superstar QB , Senior Writer 10:00am, March 13

On September 17, 1995, a star was born. Nobody really knew it at the time, but the arrival of Patrick…

Bo Knows Dough: What is Bo Jackson’s Net Worth? Auburn Bo Knows Dough: What is Bo Jackson’s Net Worth? , The League 5:47pm, March 20

Many have tried, but few athletes have had the success in multiple sports like Bo Jackson did. But despite a…

These “Bo Knows” Commercials Still Rock After 30 Years MLB These “Bo Knows” Commercials Still Rock After 30 Years , Editor 4:03pm, March 27

Some athletes and celebrities are perfect fits for a marketing campaign. None, however, took over pop culture and arrived at…

Derek Jeter Dressed in Drag for a Classic SNL Skit MLB Derek Jeter Dressed in Drag for a Classic SNL Skit , The League 5:57pm, March 26

Ask anyone in the world who the most famous baseball player was during the 1990s and 2000s and they'll tell…

“God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day MLB “God Bless America” Played at Empty Ballpark to Honor MLB’s Opening Day , Senior Writer 5:34pm, March 27

Right now, if life were anything close to normal, MLB fans would be on cloud nine. They would put on…

When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu National When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu , Editor 5:37pm, March 12

The NBA and NHL suspended their seasons. The MLB canceled spring training and pushed back the start of the regular…

Alex Rodriguez’s Net Worth: Comparing MLB’s Cash King to His Superstar Wife MLB Alex Rodriguez’s Net Worth: Comparing MLB’s Cash King to His Superstar Wife , The League 5:40pm, March 24

Alex Rodriguez is one of the most polarizing baseball players of all time. No stranger to controversy, A-Rod has caused…

Randy Johnson Made a Bird Explode 19 Years Ago MLB Randy Johnson Made a Bird Explode 19 Years Ago , 11:02am, March 24

There may never be timing that is as perfect as this again. On March 24, 2001, Randy Johnson did what…

Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure MLB Pete Rose’s ‘Kool-Aid’ Commercial is a 1980s Treasure , Senior Writer 5:19pm, March 24

Before he got into trouble and became baseball’s biggest public enemy for the better part of three decades, Pete Rose…

Bo Jackson Ran Fastest 40-Yard Dash Ever, According to Leaked Report NFL Bo Jackson Ran Fastest 40-Yard Dash Ever, According to Leaked Report , Editor 3:18pm, March 10

For anyone who watched Bo Jackson play, and the rest of us who live vicariously through his jaw-dropping highlights, it's…

How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made MLB How Many Stitches Are On a Baseball? Here’s How One is Made , The League 4:43pm, March 25

The game of baseball evolved a great deal since its early beginnings. Alexander Cartwright (no, it was not Abner Doubleday) first…