After calling off the 1994 World Series because of a work stoppage, and failing to reach an agreement over the winter, MLB owners were determined not to lose another season of profits—even if they had to bring in the strikebreakers.Show More Summary
On Sunday it was announced that the Yankees would retire the numbers of Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada, and Andy Pettitte, three of the most important figures from the Yankees dynasty that won five World Series titles in the late 90s and early 2000s. One Yankees player from that era who isn’t getting his number retired? […]
Pablo Sandoval's weight was an issue during Kung Fu Panda's time with the San Francisco Giants. Now, it's the Boston Red Sox's problem. Sandoval has had all offseason to celebrate both his 2014 World Series win and his large contract with the Red Sox. Show More Summary
Summary: I am 13. I am a girl. I can throw a baseball. I can throw a baseball very well. I can throw a baseball so well that I struck out a lot of people in the Little League World Series. It’s really neat. It’s so cool. Hey, guess what? I threw baseballs on television. I threw baseballs, I think, for my team. I’m not sure, though.
After a disappointing follow-up performance last year to their 2013 World Series title, the Boston Red Sox look to get back on track in 2015. The Red Sox spent big money this offseason to bolster their offense, while also filling out a starting rotation that was dismantled at the 2014 trade deadline. Show More Summary
After cringing through GM "spokesman" Rikk Wilde's laughably bad — yet surprisingly endearing — World Series presentation, then watching the company turn it into a great ad campaign, we thought "Ok, maybe they know what they're doing." Closer examination confirms... maybe not. Read more...
This week’s Smart World Series features a smart bed cover, a smartphone dongle that tests for the HIV virus, biometric trends for the smart home and a smart home security market plagued with flaws, to name just a few of … Continue reading ?
The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series title in five years last season. The victory cemented manager Bruce Bochy's ultimate entry into the Hall of Fame. The celebrations and the victory parade in downtown San Francisco...Show More Summary
With the stripping of the American little league World Series title from Jackie Robinson West, one of the happiest sports and human interest stories of the past year became one of the saddest. In one fell swoop, the seeds of joy that...Show More Summary
I had planned on writing a column about how the adults surrounding the kids at Jackie Robinson West reacted to their being stripped of the Little League World Series U.S.
Dominant pitching is still the most valuable weapon in contending for a World Series title, but with offense down around the league, having a potent lineup can go a long way as well. Just how important is a productive offense? Of the 10 teams that reached the playoffs last year, seven ranked in the top 10 in runs scored, and only the St. Show More Summary
At the World Series of Fighting 18, Shane Campbell put Derek Boyle on his knees with a body kick. Then he topped it off like a boss, pulling off either a Street Fighter fireball or Sub-Zero’s iceball.
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum" underwear hit the stores, the Giants' ace...
Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis didn’t disappoint on her latest big stage.
While the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) may not have offered the most stacked card of the weekend, there is no question WSOF 18 delivered this past Thursday night (Feb. 12, 2015) live on NBC Sports Network from the Edmonton Expo Centre...Show More Summary
In a stacked weekend of mixed martial arts (MMA) featuring events from the top three promotions in World Series of Fighting (WSOF), Bellator MMA, and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fight fans were treated to a rare Thursday (Feb. Show More Summary
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) took advantage of last night's live broadcast on NBC Sports (full results here) to announce two big cards coming up in April and June of this year. If you've got a captive audience live on NBC Sports,Show More Summary
Reliever Kelvin Herrera was a huge part of the 2014 Kansas City Royals team that reached the World Series. The club recognized that, avoiding arbitration by re-signing him to a two-year, $4.15 million deal, per CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. The...Show More Summary
Until 2004, The Boston Red Sox had not won a World Series since trading Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1918. Then they won the World Series again in 2007. After 86 years of losing, they finally upped their game. But they have more than spring training to thank for that. Show More Summary
The bullpen was arguably the biggest driving force behind the Kansas City Royals' Cinderella run to the World Series last season. Because of that, the defending American League champions are looking to lock up reliever Kelvin Herrera for the immediate future. Show More Summary