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Baseball commissioner warns he might end season if coronavirus isn't managed...

On Friday, the league and the MLB Players Association announced that 29 players and team staff have tested positive for Covid-19 this week. CNN...

MLB 2020 predictions: Dodgers poised to dominate in weirdest season ever

What’s quite certain to be the weirdest year in Major League Baseball history shoves off Thursday night with the familiar 162-game, six-month marathon having...

Washington Redskins owner opens door to possible name change – Reuters

(Reuters) - Under mounting pressure from sponsors and Native American rights groups, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said on Friday he would consider changing...

Anders Ericsson, Psychologist and ‘Expert on Experts,’ Dies at 72

As recounted in Professor Ericsson’s book “Peak” (2016), the student could recall in excess of 80 digits by the end of the summer, far...

The ESPYS focus on honors, pandemic and racial justice

No red carpet, no nattily dressed athletes, no house band or monologue poking fun at the past year's top athletes and moments. This was...

Tigers draft Torkelson first overall, move him to 3B

The Detroit Tigers announced a position change while making the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, selecting Arizona State junior Spencer...

Reports: MLB proposes 76-game season

Major League Baseball has offered a new proposal to players for a 76-game season at 75 percent of their salaries, multiple outlets reported Monday....

Nationals players pledge compensation for team's minor leaguers

Facing additional paycuts, players in the Washington Nationals’ farm system are set to receive an unexpected boost. The Washington Post reported the Nationals planned...

Stadium shuttered? No problem. Rent your Field of Dreams on Airbnb

(Reuters) - U.S. professional sports may be on hold during the pandemic, but anybody with $1,500 can rent a minor league baseball stadium in...

Peter Brancazio, Who Explored the Physics of Sports, Dies at 81

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here.Peter J. Brancazio, a physics...

MLB teams can lay off managers, coaches, others on May 1

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is suspending uniform employee contracts of more than 9,000 people, which will give teams the option to lay...

How Jessie James Decker Built Her Winning Marriage With Eric Decker

Jessie James Decker is ready to get back into the game.Her new record deal signed in January, "I'm back in the studio working on...

Report: MLB considering radical 2020 realignment plan

Major League Baseball is considering a radical realignment plan that would scrap traditional leagues and place teams in six divisions based on spring training...

On canceled Opening Day, Manfred confident MLB will be back

On the day the 2020 Major League Baseball season was supposed to begin, commissioner Rob Manfred vowed the game would return as part of...

'Everything went to hell': stadium workers on the US sports shutdown

Tell us about your job… Mike Dougherty (St Paul, Minnesota): “I have been a food and beverage vendor since 1989 when I started at the...

Spring training roundup: Phillies beat Twins, Harper exits game

J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer and Logan Forsythe also went deep as the Philadelphia Phillies recorded a 5-1 victory over the visiting Minnesota...

Spring training roundup: Sano homers in front of native Dominicans

Miguel Sano smacked a two-run homer in his home country as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Saturday at Santo Domingo...

Spring training roundup: Strasburg struggles in spring debut

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg had a rough spring debut, giving up three runs in 1 1/3 innings, as the Washington Nationals lost 8-1...

Spring training roundup: Twins' Berrios impresses

Minnesota ace Jose Berrios made his spring debut by striking out four and walking none in two scoreless innings in a 5-5 tie with...

Veteran Morales retires after 13 seasons

Kendrys Morales is retiring after 13 seasons, ESPN reported on Friday. Morales, originally from Cuba, batted .265 with 213 homers and 740 RBIs in...

Baseball: Tigers, Twins to play March exhibition game in Dominican Republic

(Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins will play an exhibition game in the Dominican Republic ahead of the 2020 regular season, Major...