Train tickets are now available for next year's Spring Festival, China's most important holiday and always a record-setter when it comes to people around. [ more › ]
In 2005, the U.S. Olympic Committee, in consultation with sleep expert Mark Rosekind, upgraded the rooms at its Colorado Springs training center. The renovation consisted of better mattresses, blackout curtains, and encouragement for the athletes to aim for nine or ten hours of sleep. Show More Summary
The Nationals continue to add low-risk veterans to the organization, bringing back infielder Scott Sizemore and bringing in outfielder Chris Heisey on a minor league deal. Both are invited to major league spring training.Read full article >>
The Nationals announced their 2016 spring training schedule Thursday afternoon, a 29-game month that begins March 2 in Port Charlotte and ends March 30 in Port St. Lucie. The Nationals begin their home schedule on March 3 against with the Mets. Show More Summary
The Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly been selected as one of the participants to play in a potential spring training game in Cuba after winning a drawing by MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, according to the Tampa Bay Times' Marc Topkin. MLB...Show More Summary
Broadcast's May upfronts are a bit like spring training for baseball: the upcoming TV season is full of possibilities, and every new show trotted out for the fall is a potential hit. But as the new season begins in September, reality...Show More Summary
Commissioner Rob Manfred picked the team at random from several Major League Baseball franchises eager to compete in Havana during spring training.
Klayton ran a seasonal retail service business. Sales were high in Spring through Fall, and down in the winter months. Yet at the same time he struggled to keep his trained service technicians busy in the slow season and from burning...Show More Summary
If the off-season unfolds as the Dodgers envision, Yasiel Puig will report to spring training with a resculpted body. "That's a focus," said Andrew Friedman, the team's president of baseball operations. Puig is listed by the Dodgers at 6 feet 2 and 255 pounds. "He has continued to get bigger and...
U.S. teams played spring training games in Cuba before Fidel Castro’s revolution, but none appeared there from March 1959 until the Baltimore Orioles faced Cuba’s national team in Havana in March 1999.
The last time a major league team played in Cuba was 1999, when the Baltimore Orioles faced Cuba’s national team in Havana.
The New York Yankees are reportedly one of around 10 teams being considered for spring training games in Cuba should Major League Baseball receive final clearance from the United States government to allow the foreign exhibitions. Joel...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful that a big league team will play an exhibition game in Cuba during spring training next year.
A Metra train struck a pedestrian Tuesday morning near northwest suburban Barrington, authorities said.Inbound train No. 624 struck a pedestrian at the railroad crossing near Spring Street around 7:15 a.m., said Metra spokesman Tom Miller.The extent of the pedestrian’s injuries was not immediately...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Washington Nationals have only known one spring training home: Space Coast Stadium in relatively remote Viera, Fla. on the state’s East Coast. The biggest complaint about the location was always exactly that. Show More Summary
The World Series may be in the books, but the MLB offseason should be as lively and dramatic in the four short months before pitchers and catchers report for spring training. There are plenty of marquee free agents hitting the market—139...Show More Summary
A few hours before their afternoon shift at the Marshall County Mine last spring, hundreds of coal miners were summoned to a mandatory meeting with their new boss, Bob Murray, CEO of Murray Energy Corp. At a training facility in Moundsville, West Virginia, the chief executive of the nation's No. Show More Summary
Deputy Ben Fields is shown yanking a Spring Valley High School student to the ground. Deputy Ben Fields did not follow proper protocol when he threw the girl, who has not been publicly identified due to her age, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott tells CNN. Show More Summary
After more than five years of construction and anticipation, Los Angeles County residents are just a few months away from riding Gold Line trains through five cities in the San Gabriel Valley. Transportation officials are expected to announce Thursday that the 11.5-mile, $891-million Foothill...
The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros found the site they wanted for their new spring training home, drew up plans for how they’d use it, and made sure it passed inspections. They helped negotiate a deal between the City of West...Show More Summary