Rob Manfred

Why the Red Sox should sign not one but two relievers

BOSTON — There is a world outside of Giancarlo Stanton.<p>Stanton, at this point, simply doesn’t appear likely to end up in Boston. That should feel …

Pat Neshek

Atlanta Braves: Will Alex Anthopoulos make them contenders?

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Gloves and hats of the Atlanta Braves sit on the steps of the dugout against the Washington Nationals at Nationals …

Atlanta Braves

MLB Wants To Implement Pitch Clock In 2018

Pace of play has been one of the most talked about subjects in baseball over the past few offseasons, and it seems to be even more of a focus this …

Odubel Herrera

MLB: America’s past time is thriving, or is it?

BATH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: In this photo illustration, a stack of £1 coins is seen with the new £10 note alongside euro notes and US dollar bills on …

Sports

Heyman | Marlins Seeking Investors With Project Citrus

The <b>Miami Marlins</b>’ new ownership group, led by iconic Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and Florida businessman Bruce Sherman, within two months of …

Derek Jeter

Toronto Argonauts arrive for Grey Cup practice to the sound of gunshots: Hot Buttered Post for Wednesday, Nov. 22

<i>Your midday sports snack.</i><p>Toast points<p>• Gunshots were reportedly fired near the Toronto Argonauts’ Grey Cup practice facility in Ottawa as the team …

Sport (Australia)

MLB Sets Record For Revenues In 2017, Increasing More Than $500 Million Since 2015

Major League Baseball continues to hit home runs on the business side. According to sources at the league, 2017 marks the 15th consecutive year MLB has seen record gross revenues, surpassing the $10 billion mark for the first time. By comparison, the league saw revenues approaching $9.5 billion at …

Business

The real victims of the Braves’ punishments are their fans

I was fortunate enough to begin my Braves’ fandom under some of the best circumstances imaginable. The first baseball game I have a true recollection …

Brutal

Report: MLB getting set to implement 20-second pitch clock in 2018

Major League Baseball is getting set to implement a 20-second pitch clock when there are no runners on base for the 2018 season, ESPN’s Buster Olney …

Baseball

Which Teams Are the Best Fits for Giancarlo Stanton?

Of all this offseason’s big storylines to follow, the saga of Giancarlo Stanton is perhaps the most open-ended one. Whether the Marlins will ship out …

Sports

Daily Dose: 11/21/17

Joe Morgan is asking Santa to keep steroid users out of Cooperstown<p>November 21, 2017<p>3:07 PMWhat’s up, gang? We’re closing in on Turkey Day, but the …

Daniel Dae Kim

Here’s who Canes fans should root for this weekend and why No. 2 ranking is meaningful

Here’s why UM moving up to No. 2 in the CFP poll was important, for reasons that extend beyond Canes fans feeling good about themselves:<p>It shows the …

College Football

Mailbag: Braves Prospects, Rule 5 Draft, Kinsler, Appel, Judge

No, it’s not Friday, but it is Thanksgiving week and I have family obligations the next few days. It was either post the mailbag today or not at all …

Baseball

Looking Back at the 2017 Postseason

The 2017 postseason was capped by one of the best World Series in recent memory. (via Keith Allison 1 2 3, TonyTheTiger and Michelle Jay).The 2017 …

Major League Baseball

New details emerge in investigation to Roy Halladay's death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in …

Baseball

Trevor Hoffman leads holdovers on Hall of Fame ballot

In two months, Trevor Hoffman will learn whether he goes from nearly elected to Hall of Famer.<p>The former Padres closer leads 14 holdovers on the 2018 …

Hall of Fame

With Punishment of Braves, MLB Shows it Won't Tolerate Flouting of International Rules

The hammer has been dropped on the Braves. On Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced its punishment for Atlanta from its investigation of …

Shohei Otani

TuesdoLinks: Tis a fowl week

The Best Damned Daily Baseball Links don’t take holidays!It’s not a good week for lots of fun news, and some news is pretty harsh (looking at you, …

Roy Halladay

Joe Henderson: Low-attendance Athletics fund own stadium, how about Rays?

I would like to believe what Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said about a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays.<p>It sounded good when he …

Tampa Bay Rays

Monday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL<p>DALLAS (AP) — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady's first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in 2001, died …

Business

MLB Looking to Implement 20-Second Pitch Clock in Pace-of-Play Initiative

Major League Baseball reportedly wants to speed up the pace of play next year with the use of a 20-second pitch clock.<p>Buster Olney of ESPN.com reported the news Monday, noting the 20-second clock (with no runners on base) was used in the minor leagues during the last three seasons. Olney pointed …

Baseball

The deadline for a new posting system is Monday night

Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at what could keep Shohei Ohtani from coming to MLB.<p>Shohei Ohtani wants to come to Major League Baseball in time for the 2018 season, but there is now a holdup in that quest. MLB's Players Union doesn't like the posting system, and wants an agreement to change it.</b> …

Sports

MLBPA extends deadline to get new posting system with Japan

Deal would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid<p>The Major League Baseball Players Association has extended its deadline by …

Sports (Canada)

Peoria, Padres farmhands finish AFL stay as champs

A handful of Padres farmhands finished the 2017 baseball campaign with a championship.<p>The Peoria Javelinas completed the Arizona Fall League with an …

El Paso

As the Marlins shop Stanton for trade, they’re using his name to sell season tickets.

At the same time the Marlins try to trade National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton for players and prospects, they’re also trying to pimp Stanton’s …

Baseball

This Week In Sports Law: NFL Against Jerry Jones, Ezekiel Elliott Ends Suit, MLB Speed Of Play

<b>Jerry Jones Vs. NFL</b><p>Despite many gaffes and a decrease in ratings in 2017, it is very difficult to argue against the theory that the NFL has thrived under Roger Goodell’s reign. This has made many owners extremely happy with Goodell’s performance. Last year alone, team owners shared a record $7.8 …

David Boies

How possible pitch clock rules could affect Kansas City Royals pitchers

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 23: Danny Duffy<p>During the 2017 season, Kansas City Royals games were shorter than any other team in the American League. The …

Major League Baseball

Roger Goodell vs. Jerry Jones is latest sign of NFL's political problems

The NFL’s most powerful team owner is at odds with its commissioner.<p>Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, is seeking to block his fellow owners …

Roger Goodell

Giancarlo Stanton Rumors: Friday

You didn’t think we were going to make it to the weekend without another look at the market for <b>Giancarlo Stanton</b>, surely? The Marlins slugger, fresh …

Baseball

As MLB investigation nears conclusion, John Hart departs Braves

John Hart joined the Braves to oversee a rebuild, but he won’t be around to see how it ends.<p>Hart resigned as senior adviser, the Braves announced …

Atlanta Braves