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Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History

Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second ha...

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History

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Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
02:45, 2019-07-15

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)       ...
06:00, 2019-07-11

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
03:00, 2019-07-11

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire on board Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after a suspected blaze in a passenger seatA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts state police said that the crew extinguished the fire on board...
06:15, 2019-07-05

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
02:30, 2019-06-30

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for all their......
22:30, 2019-07-11

DJ LeMahieu, Jeff McNeil chasing NY baseball history no matter what They were afterthoughts when the season began, and now they are All-Stars chasing batting titles in their respective leagues. DJ LeMahieu of the Yankees and Jeff McNeil of the Mets, fearless hitmen on the fast track to history at the Subway Series: MLB has never witnessed Yankees and Mets dual batti...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Bill Buckner, Red Sox icon entrenched in baseball history, dead at 69 Bill Buckner, a baseball great who unfortunately secured his place in history when a ground ball went through his legs in the 1986 World Series, has died. He was 69. “After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his fami...
23:01, 2019-05-27

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-11

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
03:30, 2019-07-10

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well....
02:15, 2019-06-01

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in the second half of this season. Umpires in the Atlan...
08:15, 2019-07-11

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-15

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
18:01, 2019-05-28

Expanded Protective Netting Is Coming To Major League Baseball, One Stadium At A Time The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that they will extend protective netting at their stadium all the way to the foul poles this summer. They will be the first of 30 MLB teams to make the move all the way to the outfield wall, but certainly not the last....
14:30, 2019-06-19

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
04:30, 2019-06-11

Meghan Markle Makes Surprise Appearance at Baseball Game With Prince Harry...and Archie Gets Gifts! Batter up! On Saturday, Meghan Markle stepped out for a surprise and third official appearance since giving birth to baby boy Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in early May. She joined......
00:15, 2019-06-30

Tyler Skaggs: Major League Baseball community mourns death of Angels pitcher The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in his hotel room Monday in Southland, Texas....
22:15, 2019-07-02

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
07:30, 2019-07-04

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
23:15, 2019-06-27

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a slew of show-related artifacts from the long-running ...
23:30, 2019-06-06

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Daniel Fish’s dark revision...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald Reagan spoke of “enemies of freedom.”...
18:01, 2019-05-28

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minnen and van Uytvanck made history by being the firs...
23:30, 2019-07-05

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. While Daniel Craig will reprise......
20:15, 2019-07-15

MLB roundup: Blackmon makes history in Rockies' rout Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night....
14:30, 2019-06-19

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
15:00, 2019-06-28

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
18:15, 2019-06-17

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open's second round Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach....
06:15, 2019-06-15

Brandt Snedeker makes history with second-round 60 at RBC Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker, who shot a 60 at RBC Canadian Open on Friday, is first player since 1983 to record at least one round of 59, 60 and 61 on PGA Tour.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-07

Brooke Henderson makes history with win at Meijer LPGA Classic Brooke Henderson became the winningest Canadian golfer of all time -- man or woman -- after claiming her ninth LPGA title        ...
05:30, 2019-06-17

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimbledon final....
17:45, 2019-07-14

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
06:15, 2019-07-15

Glee's Ali Stroker Makes History With 2019 Tony Awards Win Congratulations are in order for Ali Stroker! The 31-year-old Broadway star made history at Sunday night's Tony Awards when she took home the trophy for Best Performance by an......
15:45, 2019-06-10

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,” the “Oklahoma” star said in her movi...
17:30, 2019-06-10

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
06:45, 2019-06-14

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
00:15, 2019-06-10

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
19:15, 2019-06-12

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
22:45, 2019-06-10

All-time NBA draft: Best player picked at every slot, from 1-30, in league history Before the next batch of NBA newcomers makes the transition to the big leagues on Thursday in the draft, we're taking a step back.       ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2018-19? We select an XI from the Championship and Leagues One and Two, plus a manager for eachGoalkeeper: Dean Henderson (Sheffield United) The Manchester United loanee is on Gareth Southgate’s radar after a league-high 21 clean sheets. Another outstanding season away from his parent club after shining at S...
21:00, 2019-05-29

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
00:45, 2019-05-23

Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Friday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
03:45, 2019-05-31

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
21:15, 2019-06-04

Brazil great Marta makes history with record-breaking 17th World Cup goal Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history....
01:00, 2019-06-19

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
00:45, 2019-06-01

Minor league team complete rare four-HR, cycle feat achieved only once in MLB history The Class AA Reno Aces had players who hit four home runs (Yasmany Tomas) and the cycle (Matt Szczur) in one game, something done once in MLB history.        ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Athletics-Wilson makes most of Semenya absence to win Diamond League 800m American Ajee Wilson made the most of the absence of Caster Semenya and Francine Niyonsaba to win the women's 800 meters in Thursday's Diamond League meeting on a windy, wet evening in the Swedish capital. ...
11:00, 2019-05-31

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
10:15, 2019-06-20

Tony Awards 2019: 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins, wheelchair-using actress makes history "Hadestown," a folk-operatic spin on a Greek myth, led the Tony Awards with eight wins, and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-10

Trout, Angels batter Kikuchi in 9-3 win over Mariners SEATTLE (AP) — Kole Calhoun and César Puello homered, Mike Trout had three RBIs and the Los Angeles Angels battered Yusei Kikuchi for six early runs in a 9-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. The highly anticipated first matchup in the majors between Japanese stars Kikuchi and Shohei ...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Tony Awards 2019: Wheelchair-using actress Ali Stroker makes history; 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins Ali Stroker, a wheelchair-using actress from "Oklahoma!", made history and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists at the Tony Awards.        ...
23:15, 2019-06-10

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
04:30, 2019-07-12

Two injured at NJ high school as storms batter the tri-state area Two people were injured near a New Jersey high school when a strong storm packing high winds tore through the tri-state area Tuesday night, local reports said. Two people suffered minor injuries when an object — possibly a tree branch — crashed through a parked car near Lenape Valley Regional High S...
18:00, 2019-05-29

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged streets and delaying flights from the country's second-busiest airport....
13:01, 2019-07-01

Steve Smith "Best Batter In World" In All 3 Formats, Claims Aaron Finch Australia captain Aaron Finch has hailed Steve Smith as the world's best batsman, saying having him and David Warner back in the fold is a huge boost for the team....
20:00, 2019-06-08

New round of severe weather to batter storm-ravaged Plains, central U.S. After a severe weather outbreak hammered areas from Texas to Kansas and Missouri early this week, more severe weather will threaten these same areas in the days leading up to the Memorial Day holiday weekend....
05:00, 2019-05-23

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered in pilly black fabric, a vestige of the former oc...
18:30, 2019-05-31

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-how. That may be simply through a requirement to fo...
02:45, 2019-06-16

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had. But often, they are erased for their sexuality or...
00:30, 2019-06-30

Shop Prime Day 2019 early with these deals and steals The summer’s hottest sale is almost here: Amazon Prime Day begins at midnight on Monday, July 15th. And while the official start is days away, Amazon is releasing a select number of deals that you can shop now, ahead of the rush. From major discounts on Amazon-branded tech to chic home goods, ...
20:15, 2019-07-12

‘Pole Dancing Rat’ steals the show on NYC subway train Step aside, Chinese Takeout Rat — there’s a new rodent superstar taking the subway by storm. The Instagram account @SubwayCreatures shared a video Thursday of a rat bumping and grinding on the poles of a Manhattan Transit Authority F train with its 1.4 million followers. The internet — follow...
18:30, 2019-05-30

Madonna steals the show at Eurovision — for the wrong reasons The leaked news that the Queen of Pop would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was followed by rumors that she'd backed down. But then she gave an out-of-tune performance of her anthem "Like a Prayer."...
22:30, 2019-05-21

DeJong’s homer, Cards 4 steals help beat Reds 3-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis tied its season high with four stolen bases in a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday to complete a successful homestand that cut the Cardinals’ NL Central deficit. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Michael Lorenzen (0-1) in ...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Huawei Hits Back at Claims It Steals Secrets Chinese technology giant Huawei defended itself against allegations that it violates other companies’ intellectual-property rights, saying it has never been forced by a court to pay fines for stealing secrets....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Seagull photobombs, steals woman’s lobster roll all in one go Alicia Jessop posted the picture on Twitter, saying, “This is why we can’t have nice things.” Within a half an hour, thousands of people had liked her post, which now has more than 191,000 likes on Twitter....
07:15, 2019-06-10

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy. Izakaya at the Borgata Owned by Phil...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
06:45, 2019-06-10

Phoenix police draw gun on couple after their daughter steals doll A Phoenix couple is reportedly suing that city for $10 million, alleging they were unlawfully arrested after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll from a store. During the May 29 caught-on-camera confrontation, officers drew their guns on Dravon Ames and his fiance, Iesha Harper, after being anonym...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Thief steals over $42,000 worth of comics from comic book store Police are on the hunt for this burglar who stole over $42,000 worth of comics from a comic book store in Denver. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-29

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. steals the show at All-Star Home Run Derby The youngest player to compete in the Home Run Derby, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. sets records, overcomes two tiebreakers, but falls to Pete Alonso in final.       ...
06:45, 2019-07-09

Woman steals man’s $20K Rolex after night of partying at 1Oak: cops A woman swiped a $20,000 Rolex watch from a man’s Manhattan apartment when he fell sleep after a night of partying at the club 1Oak, police said. The woman, who was caught on security footage in the man’s elevator wearing a spaghetti-strap dress, met the 29-year-old on June 1 at the cele...
12:30, 2019-07-10

Keanu Reeves steals the spotlight in the final ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer With Game of Thrones and the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe both coming to an end within weeks of each other, it’s easy to forget that there are other highly-anticipated movies and shows still coming this summer. One of those movies is Toy Story 4, which reunites a majority of ...
23:15, 2019-05-21

Uefa Super Cup 2019: When and where will Champions League and Europa League winners meet? With English football dominating this season's European finals, two Premier League sides will go head-to-head on the continent once more later this year when they contest the Uefa Super Cup....
12:30, 2019-05-29

Champions League and Europa League finals to get free live stream from BT Sport Horrible, wasn't it. Seeing those live scores come in during the Champions League semi-finals, knowing that you were missing two of the most exciting football matches in living memory as you cursed BT Sport and its exclusive rights to show them. Yep, we feel you.Well the good news is that it do...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Indians' Bieber shines at home to help American League past National League again Shane Bieber went from a late addition in the 90th All-Star Game to an MVP performance as the American League held on to defeat the National League 4-3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Tuesday for its seventh consecutive victory in the showcase game....
13:30, 2019-07-10

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS) and European Championship (LEC), Riot Games will offer a wa......
02:45, 2019-05-25

Swiss league opposes elite clubs’ Champions League plan BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss soccer league says its teams oppose a European Club Association-driven plan to reform the Champions League in 2024. The league says the plan, including 24 wealthy teams retaining their group places year after year, would have “unacceptable consequences”...
18:15, 2019-05-28

Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum out to use Premier League disappointment in Champions League Final Liverpool's failure to claim the Premier League title despite putting together a remarkable 97-point season is serving as extra motivation for the Champions League Final , according to Georginio Wijnaldum....
19:15, 2019-05-24

No Champions League football for Arsenal next season as Chelsea consign Gunners to Europa League Arsenal will be playing Europa League football again next season after defeat against Chelsea in Baku saw the Gunners miss out on potential Champions League qualification....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Sadio Mane: Premier League failure is perfect motivation for Champions League Final Sadio Mane has called on players and fans alike to help turn Liverpool's failure to win the Premier League into a positive ahead of the Champions League final....
13:30, 2019-05-29

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole troupe has put their collective imprimatur on some...
04:15, 2019-05-24

Women's Super League fixtures could be played as double-headers at Premier League stadiums A number of Women's Super League matches could be played as double-headers alongside Premier League fixtures next season, according to one of the most senior figures in the English game....
16:00, 2019-07-07

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university’s athletic programs to Division I status beginning in the summer of 2020. Bellarmine presid...
20:30, 2019-06-18

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Leading up to the official start of hurricane season next week NOAA released the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today. Meteorologists predict this will be a near-normal hurricane season across the Atlantic Basin. The outlook expects nine to fifteen named storms, four to eight hurricanes wit...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds that are the problem with maybe-Hurricane Barry; it...
20:30, 2019-07-11

Italy's League should now set government priorities: League parliamentary leader Italy's far-right League should decide the government's priorities if EU election results confirm it has overtaken its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, the League's parliamentary leader said on Sunday....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Thief steals cellphone, then posts creepy selfie to victim’s Instagram A New Jersey thief stole a man’s cellphone — then taunted his victim by posting a freaky selfie to the guy’s Instagram story, local police said this week. The Kearny Police Department shared the bulgy-eyed snapshot of the suspect in hopes that the community can help track him down, the d...
23:45, 2019-07-05

Giants' Kevin Pillar Successfully Steals Second With The World's Most Powerful Slide In the bottom of the seventh, Brewers pitcher Alex Claudio attempted to pick off Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar at first. As Claudio turned to make the throw, Pillar took off for second. Thanks to a lack of urgency from Milwaukee’s Jesus Aguilar, Pillar was able to beat the follow-up throw and s...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Opinion: Fire and rage of Alexander Rossi steals show again at Indy 500 The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was won by the icy cool of Simon Pagenaud but will be remembered for the raging fire of the man he held off, Alexander Rossi        ...
07:45, 2019-05-27

Watch: Braves mascot steals Bryce Harper's $330M contract Blooper, the Atlanta Braves' mascot, pulled off a lucrative stunt by stealing Bryce Harper's $330 million contract before a 15-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies....
17:45, 2019-06-17

The Real ‘MVP’: Barack Obama Steals Drake’s Thunder at Game 2 of the NBA Finals While Drake has made himself the talk of this year’s NBA Finals with all his trash talk on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors, the rapture Sunday night during Game 2 was about a much bigger player: Barack Obama....
12:15, 2019-06-04

Declan Rice adamant England squad will not fall out over Champions League final ahead of Nations League Finals Declan Rice is confident the fallout from the Champions League final will not disrupt the harmony in the England squad ahead of the Nations League Finals....
22:30, 2019-05-28

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
10:30, 2019-07-09

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.Read mo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
19:15, 2019-05-21

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
00:45, 2019-05-22

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff....
20:30, 2019-07-11

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
19:15, 2019-06-17

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
07:15, 2019-05-22

Carlos Gomez steps up to play hero, steals show for depleted Mets Carlos Gomez wasn’t ready. Yes, he had both shoes on this time — unlike his other trip around the bases — but when the Nationals intentionally walked Wilson Ramos to put runners on first and second with two outs in the eighth inning and the Mets trailing by a run Thursday, Gomez had yet to......
00:15, 2019-05-24

World Cup champ Allie Long's LA hotel room burglarized, thief steals key to NYC While U.S. women’s soccer star Allie Long’s was attending the ESPY Awards Wednesday night, someone broke into her Los Angeles hotel room and stole the symbolic key to New York City she had been presented just hours earlier as part of World Cup celebrations....
17:15, 2019-07-12

Thief steals soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s dog – an Instagram famous Pomeranian Someone broke into the home of British soccer player Daniel Sturridge and decided to swipe his beloved Pomeranian — and he’s not taking it too well. “I’ll pay anything,” repeated Sturridge in a series of Instagram videos, which were posted on his page early Tuesday. ...
03:45, 2019-07-10

Blake Shelton steals a kiss with Gwen Stefani at Luke Bryan concert Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton sure aren’t afraid to show off their love. The couple attended a Luke Bryan concert on Thursday night, which Stefani, 49, recorded on her Instagram story....
03:15, 2019-05-25

Florida man steals car, kills dog, chases man with ax, found naked in chicken coop: police A man who allegedly stole a car, killed a dog and possibly chickens, chased a man with an ax and was also found naked in a chicken coop, has been charged, according to police....
17:45, 2019-06-06

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped the delicacy right out of her hand – but not before capturing the moment in a wild photo....
21:45, 2019-06-10

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on Saturday evening may not have quite matched that 1995 result – 8-0, the fourth-worst defeat in World Cup history – but after more than a decade in the ...
02:45, 2019-06-09

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within the communities that endow it with oft-overlooked c...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Enormous 5,500-Mile-Long Patch of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be the ‘New Normal’ Scientists in Florida have detected the largest seaweed bloom in the world. Extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the African coast, the unusually large bloom is threatening marine life and coastal regions, with the researchers warning it’s likely a sign of things to come.Read more......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
17:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
18:01, 2019-06-17

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appearing to suggest only white males can write 10,000-wo...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Jordan Binnington steals show with flurry of saves in first period St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington kept the Boston Bruins off the scoreboard with a series of remarkable saves in the first period of Game 7 on Wednesday night....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Burglar steals $12G Avengers comic book in smash-grab job, cuts self in process: report Authorities in Denver are searching for a burglar who reportedly stole 14 comic books—totaling a little over $42,000—from a comic book store in the city and apparently badly cut himself in the process....
11:30, 2019-05-28

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Rare ‘lava lake’ discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare “persistent lava lake” on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London trawled satellite data to identify the unusual feature atop the Moun...
04:00, 2019-07-04

Fire forces NYC-London Virgin Atlantic flight to land in Boston A Virgin Atlantic airliner made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport late Thursday after a passenger seat caught fire, officials said....
17:45, 2019-07-05

Princess Diana’s Famous Virgin Atlantic Workout Sweatshirt for Sale (BOSTON) — The baggy Virgin Atlantic sweatshirt Princess Diana wore to discourage media interest in her exercise routine is for sale. Boston-based RR Auction says the dark blue cotton-polyester sweatshirt that was a gift from airline founder Richard Branson is expected to get more than $5,000 ...
02:15, 2019-07-02

Arizona couple files $10M lawsuit after cops allegedly pull guns on family after 4-year-old steals doll An Arizona couple filed a $10 million lawsuit against the city of Phoenix claiming police officers committed civil rights violations after video showed them allegedly pointing guns at them after their 4-year-old daughter stole a doll from a dollar store last month....
23:15, 2019-06-16

Crews search Gulf of St. Lawrence for North Atlantic right whales, disentanglement under consideration The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will be working from the Acadian Peninsula this week in order to quickly intervene when an entangled North Atlantic Right Whale is found....
10:30, 2019-07-09

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa early Tuesday evening after apparently j...
18:30, 2019-06-14

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-18

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
23:15, 2019-06-07

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fights consisted of 30 brutal rounds over the span o...
09:01, 2019-06-22

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing after fire erupts in cabin A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday night because of a fire that was apparently sparked by a phone charger in first class, according to authorities. All 217 passengers aboard Flight 138 were safely evacuated after the Airbus A330 landed at...
13:30, 2019-07-05

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, which is why backup batteries and external charger...
12:01, 2019-07-06

Phone battery pack suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah insists Champions League win is just 'the start' as he targets Premier League Mohamed Salah insisted Liverpool's Champions League victory is just 'the start' as he set his sights on Premier League success next season in the aftermath of an unforgettable evening in Madrid....
14:30, 2019-06-02

Kid steals this talent show when he interrupts song with 'Star Wars' imperial march A kid talent show turned extra hilarious when a boy hijacked the mic to sing the 'Star Wars' imperial march. An old video is now internet gold.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-31

Scientists spot 'ravioli' sea star in Atlantic Ocean Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made new observations of the strange sea creature, nicknamed “ravioli” or “cookie” star, and its feeding habits.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, expecting four to eight hurricanes.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-24

Does Rob Manfred Even Like Baseball? Baseball giveth, and baseball taketh away. In these perilous times when every little moment is a referendum on whether the game will survive until Christmas, and every act of untrammeled joy comes with two asterisks that scream, “Yeah, but they’ll screw it up because it’s baseball and only old peopl...
21:45, 2019-07-10

If you know baseball, you could win $250,000 from T-Mobile Baseball, and T-Mobile, could be very, very good to you if you win the T-Mobile Home Run Derby Bracket Challenge. To enter, click on this link (the site will be up soon) and fill out your brackets for the 2019 Home Run Derby. You have until 7:59 pm EDT on July 8th to submit your entry. And you don't...
21:30, 2019-07-02

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while Labaut was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in th...
07:45, 2019-06-06

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
07:30, 2019-07-09

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball team (from our Tuesday sportscast): Fraizer was ...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Now Here Is One God-Awful Way To Lose A Baseball Game If you are the type of person who does not enjoy watching people experience self-inflicted embarrassments in public, heed these two warnings: Do not listen to this clip of an author finding out live on radio that the entire premise of her latest book is false, and do not watch this clip from yesterd...
18:15, 2019-05-24

How baseball announcers are destroying the game Perhaps the last great short-form descriptive phrase to be concocted then adopted was “crunch time.” That said it all. The game was on the line. It needed no further explanation or embellishment. Now the emphasis is on conjuring the opposite — the long-form vague, the phony-hip, the arcane and impra...
05:00, 2019-06-09

‘Automatic’ habits ruining baseball One can almost hear Vin Scully: “Down to their final out of the 1986 World Series, the Mets will have Robinson Cano bat for Mookie Wilson.” I was unaware that colleague Mike Puma has a profound comedic side, let alone that he worked big rooms, until I read Wednesday’s Post in which he wrote that......
13:15, 2019-05-31

Adorable Baseball Fans Just Want Both Teams To Have Fun About a million different things that happened in the 12-run first inning of the Yankees-Red Sox game in London, but one of the more remarkable moments that went unnoticed happened because of an Andrew Benintendi foul ball....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
10:45, 2019-05-30

Londoners got a true look at what baseball is in 2019 LONDON — Major League Baseball packaged its sport in full in its first foray into Europe — the ball flew and the game lasted nearly as long as the reign of Lady Jane Grey (look it up). The fans, nearly 60,000, brought enthusiasm, balanced cheering and endurance. The last was particularly needed. The...
04:30, 2019-06-30

Manfred: MLB didn't alter baseball for more HRs MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, amid criticism from star pitchers, said the league "has done nothing, given no direction for an alteration in the baseball."...
21:30, 2019-07-09

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia ‘not sure’ he’ll be able to play baseball again Dustin Pedroia’s attempts to rehab his knee might have hit a final snag. On Monday, the longtime Red Sox second baseman announced at a news conference he’s “not sure” if he’ll ever be able to play baseball again. The presser came hours after the team moved Pedroia to th...
23:01, 2019-05-27

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and rookies playing more like 10-year vets. We’ve also t...
04:30, 2019-07-07

How two men turned average baseball players into superstars In 2006, Kyle Boddy was a 27-year-old college dropout who had just left a server job at the Olive Garden for one in tech. He coached Little League baseball in his spare time, using a cautious approach based on drawing walks and increasing on-base percentage that earned him the derision of rival coac...
22:45, 2019-06-08

UA Baseball adds 3 players to signing class TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats have added to their 2019 signing class. A press release from Arizona Athletics said the team has added “outfielder Mac Bingham, right-handed pitcher Wesley Scott, and right-hander pitcher Davis Vainer to their already strong group of incoming players for nex...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Hear Me Out: Infinite-Field Baseball Games A few weeks ago, I was reading this interview with architectural critic Paul Goldberger about baseball stadiums in America when I stumbled upon a reminder from Goldberger that doubles as a breathtaking conversation piece for stoners all across the land:...
00:15, 2019-05-31

Advice for Rob Manfred in ending this baseball hell CLEVELAND — Lord help us with all of this talk about the baseballs. Come to think of it, no need exists to call on that high a power. Rob Manfred can take care of this on his own. He must take care of this, to be more precise. The Major League Baseball commissioner proved gracious......
02:30, 2019-07-10

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring Babe Ruth, which sold for a record $190,373; a Bobb...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Joe Russo, former St. John’s baseball linchpin, dead at 74 Former St. John’s baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program’s skipper, has died. He was 74. The university announced Monday in a statement that Russo died Sunday after a ...
11:45, 2019-05-28

Lucas Giolito, Who Was The Worst Starter In Baseball, Is Now An Ace It only feels like every strange or new thing that could happen in baseball has already happened. Lucas Giolito, who is currently pitching better than just about any starting pitcher in baseball a year after pitching worse than every other starting pitcher in baseball, is not remotely the first such...
05:01, 2019-06-20

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Eloy Jiménez Blammo'd This Baseball Out Of Existence In the top of the second inning of today’s game between the White Sox and Royals, White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez latched onto a hanging curveball at the top of the zone. It didn’t even look like he put that hard of a swing on the ball, but then it just... kept... going... and going:...
23:30, 2019-06-09

ACC baseball tourney slated for Charlotte in 2020 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s 2020 baseball tournament will be held in Charlotte. The league said in a news release Thursday that the selection culminated a yearlong process involving the conference’s baseball committee and was approved by the league’s memb...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
00:45, 2019-06-29

| Baseball netting back in spotlight after fan hospitalised The issue of protective netting at Major League Baseball faced renewed scrutiny on Thursday after a young fan was hospitalised by a stray foul ball in Houston....
20:00, 2019-05-30

How Mitel helped bring baseball to London What services did Mitel bring to the London Stadium this summer?As Major League Baseball’s official business communications and technology partner, Mitel powered on- and off-field communications during this historic series of games.The London Stadium was equipped with the same technology impl...
11:15, 2019-07-03

Baseball, Softball Regional Scores and Highlights Baseball Region 10 at Montgomery County High School G1: Montgomery Co. 13, St. Patrick 0 G2: Nicholas Co. 5, Scott 3 G3: Campbell Co. 7, Harrison Co. 1 Semi 1: Montgomery Co. 12, Nicholas Co. 1 Semi 2: Campbell Co. 2, Bourbon Co. 0 Regional Final: Montgomery Co. vs Campbell Co. 5/27 – 5:30pm ...
00:00, 2019-05-28

Baseball is giving us fewer reasons to tune in The first Sunday night baseball game to include the Yankees that I recall was played 28 years before MLB sold Sunday night large-market games to ESPN. And it remains, at least in my memory, as a colossal collision between the accidental and incidental. It was June 24, 1962, Yanks at Tigers. Why brin...
04:30, 2019-07-07

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule The 64 teams in NCAA baseball tournament have been set with UCLA as the No. 1 seed. Eight teams will advance to the College World Series in Omaha.        ...
16:15, 2019-06-04

Joe Litterio out as Rutgers baseball coach after 6 seasons PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is looking for a new baseball coach. Athletic Director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday the Big Ten Conference school is not renewing the contract of Joe Litterio. He was finishing the final year of a two-year contract. Litterio had a 140-173-1 record in six seasons, inclu...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was selected to the Honorable Mention All-American team. He is the first Pima baseball player named NJCAA All-Ame...
08:45, 2019-06-12

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the standings and what you are going to need to start tha...
06:45, 2019-07-14

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Silence may be best alternative to ESPN’s empty baseball talk In THE 1932 Marx Brothers movie, “Horse Feathers,” Groucho, as Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley College, during a chaotic scene turns and speaks to the audience: “I’ve got to stay here, but there’s no reason why you folks shouldn’t go out into the lobby until this thing b...
12:30, 2019-07-05

Auburn baseball team playing through off-field tragedy Auburn baseball team playing 'for something bigger' after death of longtime broadcaster Rod Bramblett and his wife in car accident        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling mainly between short and third while the Blue Jays wai...
23:01, 2019-05-27

Baseball proves a big hit in London as MLB seeks new foothold in Europe New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was emphatic about the impact of his team's weekend two-game London Series against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday....
15:30, 2019-07-01

Baseball union says poor job done of marketing Mookie Betts Baseball players' union head Tony Clark says a poor job has been done of marketing Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, the reigning AL MVP       ...
16:15, 2019-07-10

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez back on top of baseball’s mountain CLEVELAND — The only All-Star with a better redemption story than Sonny Gray might be the catcher to whom the right-hander disliked pitching. And no one, be he pitcher, fan or opposing manager, is shunning Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez any more. While Gray, the Yankee-turned-Red (who preferred to wor...
21:15, 2019-07-10

Twins' Max Kepler leading baseball's charge into Europe With the Yankees-Red Sox series in London, baseball embarks on its latest frontier: expanding into Europe. The face of that expansion is Twins outfielder Max Kepler....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
20:45, 2019-05-24

Bryce Harper Can Still Throw The Dick Off A Damn Baseball Bryce Harper’s hitting still mostly hasn’t come around. He’s socked a couple impressive dingers recently, but he’s still batting just .229 on the season after putting up another 0-fer Monday night against the Cubs. Ultimately it’ll be his plate production that determines whether the Phillies are get...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
12:00, 2019-06-13

Zack Britton and manager brother have new baseball goal Zack Britton and his brother Buck have spent their entire careers in professional baseball, but they only faced each other once. “Zack was still starting and he pitched a minor league intrasquad game,’’ said Buck Britton, who was then a minor league utility player in Baltimore’s system, while Zack w...
08:01, 2019-07-14

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
17:45, 2019-06-02

Ohio dad builds baseball field in backyard for 5 year-old son BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WFMJ) – “If you build it they will come.” You’ve heard the saying before and a father in Brookfield is hoping it holds true. “And he asked, ‘Dada, can we have a baseball yard in the backyard?,'” Jason Kidd of Brookfield says the qu...
07:00, 2019-07-10

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Unfortunately, the...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgames. (Letters, 4 July). As someone who attended his first Major League game at Ebbets Field in 1952 (...
23:15, 2019-07-05

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6MBKpz — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) May 30, 201...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Fantasy Baseball: Re-drafting the first two rounds for the rest of 2019 Wonder how drastically player values have changed at the highest end of the player pool? Scott White considers what the draft would look like a quarter of the way into 2019....
21:45, 2019-05-21

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but the problem was discovered during routine testing by the medical staff. The 28-year-old left-hander ...
15:30, 2019-06-29

Baseball, Softball District Final Scores and Highlights Highlights to be posted after LEX 18 News at 11. Baseball 43rd District Championship Tates Creek 7, Lafayette 5 The win was captured in the bottom of the 6th inning, when Tates Creek Senior Colin Burgess hit a grand slam after the team was trailing 5-3. Lafayette would have the bases loaded in the ...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule and results The super regionals field is set, with 16 teams one step closer to Omaha. Follow along the entire tournament for the latest schedules, scores, news and videos....
00:15, 2019-06-05

Baseball's David Ortiz out of ICU, in good condition after shooting Retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been moved out of intensive care and was in good condition, his wife said in a statement on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was shot in the Dominican Republic and moved to a Boston hospital....
05:45, 2019-06-23

Holy Moly, Marwin González Can Sure Throw A Baseball In the bottom of the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Twins and the Athletics, golden-armed A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano scalded a one-out liner up the line in left. Mark Canha, who’d walked one batter earlier, hoofed it around the bases in an attempt to score from first on the doub...
09:30, 2019-07-03

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involving 7-year-olds and a 13-year-old umpire, took over...
00:15, 2019-06-20

Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported....
12:30, 2019-06-12

ESPN’s baseball version of Adrian Wojnarowski fails in MLB draft bit Jeff Passan’s Twitter bit shaped into a flop. It began as a playful ploy and quickly turned tired, with ESPN’s go-to baseball news breaker mimicking his basketball equivalent, Adrian Wojnarowski, by tweeting coded language Monday night at the MLB draft. These days, the goal for national ...
15:45, 2019-06-04

Washington State hires Brian Green as baseball coach PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Brian Green as its new baseball coach. Green comes to Pullman after five seasons as coach at New Mexico State, where he led the Aggies to the 2019 Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and an NCAA Regional appearance in 2018. New Mex...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Reds' Derek Dietrich doing everything he can to make baseball loosen up Reds veteran Derek Dietrich has become the king of hijinks, making headlines this season with bat-flips and colorful antics.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-22

Baseball in London? It’s a Real Thing, Even When the Yankees Aren’t Visiting Britain’s rare baseball devotees hope the visit from the Red Sox and Yankees this weekend will make the sport more than a niche activity in their country....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New York Mets, was reported to have shattered pitchin...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Baseball at London Stadium was the right sport in the wrong place | Letters The games played by the US teams in London were fundamentally flawed, says Ed Vulliamy, and Ian J Jackson explains why baseballs fly further in DenverI was intrigued by Matthew Engel’s relative enthusiasm for the baseball London Series (Analysis, 1 July). And of course, riveted by the occasion, havi...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Is Bo Bichette next for the Blue Jays? The Blue Jays have another second-generation stud at Triple-A and the Braves have another young pitcher entering the starting rotation. Scott White looks at the top five prospects to stash....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-Star....
08:30, 2019-06-10

Home plate collisions were once a common occurrence in baseball. Here are the most famous Home plate collisions used to happen often and didn't result in suspensions (like the one handed to Jake Marisnick). These are the most memorable.       ...
14:15, 2019-07-12

Baseball union: Player approval needed to play in Montreal LONDON (AP) — Baseball’s players’ association says the Tampa Bay Rays would need permission from the union to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced Unio...
18:30, 2019-06-28

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
11:15, 2019-07-13

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Shaker Village Hosts 1869 Vintage Baseball Game Probably one of the most fun stories I've worked on as a sports journalist. @shakervillageky hosted a Vintage 1869 Baseball Game between the Bluegrass Barons and Cincinnati Redstockings Saturday. pic.twitter.com/V4zCDDCjJC — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 15, 2019 Lexington (LEX 18) —...
04:15, 2019-06-16

Former St. John's baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 Former St. John's baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as a coach, has died        ...
05:30, 2019-05-28

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in connection with Saturday’s all-out melee in Lakewood du...
19:00, 2019-06-21

For love and the game: How his son and baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
23:15, 2019-06-15

The Pirates are baseball’s most valuable World Series long shot LAS VEGAS — The MLB All-Star break is a great time to take stock of how teams did in the first half of the season (though technically most teams hit the halfway point nearly two weeks ago) and see if there’s any betting value left in the futures. Now, we don’t have a great overlay......
20:45, 2019-07-12

Baseball will pull crowds in London despite being a mystery to most | Matthew Engel New York Yankees against Boston Red Sox will draw a bigger attendance for each game than the weekend’s two Cricket World Cup blockbusters combinedNearly seven years’ worth of Saturday nights have passed since what was then London’s Olympic Stadium played host to an exhibition of British sporting mag...
23:30, 2019-06-27

The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
10:15, 2019-05-24

NCAA sets baseball tournament super regional sites INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA announced the schedule for the eight super regionals in the baseball tournament Tuesday, with overall No. 1 seed UCLA set to open at home against Michigan on Friday night. The best-of-three super regionals begin either Friday or Saturday. The winners advance to the Colle...
21:30, 2019-06-04

West Ham ground gets baseball makeover ahead of MLB London Series West Ham's London Stadium has undergone a transformation like no other as it prepares to host Europe's first-ever regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) game in late June....
14:15, 2019-06-18

App to let fans buy minority shares of $3M Honus Wagner baseball card Most fans could only dream of owning a Honus Wagner baseball card, which is the most valuable in the world. But beginning next month, they’ll be able to buy a share of one of the roughly 50 known Wagner cards that are still in circulation, and which is worth roughly $3 million. The price of......
04:15, 2019-07-11

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-23

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA is the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament. The Bruins (47-8) won every series for the first time in program history and carry a 10-game winning streak into the tournament, which opens with regional play Friday. The NCAA selection committee an...
18:45, 2019-05-27

'Baseball connects to all kinds of things': Paul Goldberger on ballparks To the critic and author of Ballpark: Baseball and the American City, the buildings dedicated to the game are as essential to American society as they are symbolic products of it“The ballpark,” Paul Goldberger says, “is a symbolic resolution of two things that remain unresolved in American culture.”...
09:15, 2019-07-04

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
03:15, 2019-05-29

Honus Wagner baseball card sells privately for $1.2 million LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in Southern California says the 1909-11 T206 card was graded in Good 2 condition on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator. The auction house says this example of the Wag...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
01:30, 2019-06-22

Mike Martin Jr. to be named Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-21

Riverdale Star Vanessa Morgan Is Engaged to Baseball Pro Michael Kopech Vanessa Morgan is a bride-to-be! The 27-year-old Riverdale star, who portrays Toni Topaz on the CW series, announced her engagement to professional baseball player Michael Kopech via......
06:15, 2019-07-04

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians’ right-hander doesn’t seem different. He’s determined not to let cancer change him. “I never put anything bad on my mind,” Carrasco said. “Ev...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Legendary Louisiana-Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies Tony Robichaux, who coached baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette for 25 seasons, took the school to the College World Series in 2000.       ...
00:30, 2019-07-04

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm daily July 22-26. The camps are taught by our D-...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Royals and A-listers enjoy 'pretty cool' baseball atmosphere in London Given the buzz generated by the pair of games between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox over the past weekend, the unlikely marriage between London and Major League Baseball could be one that lasts....
14:30, 2019-07-01

London’s MLB crowd offers baseball a new land of opportunity | Matthew Engel Fans flocked to the Red Sox-Yankees clash in their droves to guzzle hot dogs, belt out YMCA – and see a sublime openingBaseball makes cricket look like an almost stat-free zone. This weekend in London records have been falling over themselves with a regularity that probably constituted a record in i...
14:30, 2019-07-01

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
17:15, 2019-05-28

Adult fan at Big Ten baseball tournament celebrates after taking foul ball away from child An Iowa fan at the Big Ten baseball tournament snatched a ball away from a young Ohio State fan who was also going for it, then celebrated it.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-27

Ex-MLB slugger David Segui says juiced baseball talk reminiscent of steroid era Home runs in Major League Baseball have skyrocketed and while the theory out there is that baseballs have been juiced, others have raised suspicions about players doping again....
17:15, 2019-07-09

MLB All-Star Game 2019 live stream: how to watch the baseball online from anywhere The 2019 MLB All-Star Game - a match-up of baseball's best performing players from the American and National League - is all set to take place tonight, marking the halfway point of the season. It's one of the most enjoyable and traditional days of the season and you can get an MLB All...
06:15, 2019-07-10

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
18:15, 2019-05-23

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
03:30, 2019-06-13

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector General Wednesday says subway signal maintainer Henry...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took part in the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox. The couple left month-old son Archie home as Meghan made one ...
01:30, 2019-06-30

Ohio dad builds baseball diamond in his backyard to help share his son’s love of the game (WKYC) On a normally quiet street in Brookfield, Ohio, Jason Kidd has become the talk of the town. “This is the best thing to happen to this neighborhood in a long time!” yelled a neighbor from his car as he passed by Kidd’s home. Random cars aren’t stopping because they thin...
09:45, 2019-07-11

Record season puts Fordham on college baseball’s biggest stage Kevin Leighton knew reaching the NCAA Tournament was big. But he didn’t know just how significant it was to Fordham until he finished dinner Saturday night and picked up his phone. “It’s been crazy,” the Fordham baseball coach said in a phone interview. “We won on Saturday and my phone just went nut...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Nick Pivetta shows his potential — again The highs have always been high, but Nick Pivetta gave us reason to believe there might have been some changes made for the better Sunday, Chris Towers says....
12:30, 2019-06-03

Ex-Alabama college athletes beat duck to death with baseball bat: cops Two former Alabama college athletes clobbered a duck to death with a bat to “put it out of its misery,” according to a disturbing new report. Jacob Thomas Frye and Thomas “Landon” Grant, both 19-year-old former baseball players at Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City, had attended a p...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tri...
23:45, 2019-05-28

Yankees vs Red Sox live stream: how to watch 2019 MLB London Series baseball from anywhere For the first time ever, Major League Baseball is coming to the UK (and, indeed, Europe) where the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will face off in the two-game London Series. Whether you're a UK-based baseball fan that wants to check out the action or are stateside and don't want ...
21:45, 2019-06-29

Delta State hires Rodney Batts as new baseball head coach After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach       ...
19:45, 2019-07-05

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's American owners believe they're just getting started....
17:45, 2019-06-03

British baseball superfan Joey Mellows travels America's ballparks British baseball superfan Joey Mellows traveled across the United States, visiting 41 ballparks and watched 76 baseball games, satisfying his newfound love for the sport, as well as American culture....
17:15, 2019-06-28

Opinion: It's up to baseball fans to demand MLB teams add more protective netting After a 4-year-old girl was hit in the head by a foul ball on Wednesday, it's time for fans to demand that MLB teams add more protective netting at ballparks.        ...
01:45, 2019-05-31

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get inducted into the Hall of Fame....
14:45, 2019-07-10

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Colorado police looking for man in brawl at baseball game involving 7-year-olds Authorities investigating fist fight during youth baseball gameFour people involved have been cited for disorderly conductColorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire’s calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds. Related: Weapons an...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
00:30, 2019-05-30

A beeping baseball gives the blind a chance to take the field, and enjoy America’s favorite pastime (KING)  A special baseball field in Puyallup, Washington is helping the blind play America’s favorite past time. “Beep ball,” or baseball for the blind, features a beeping ball, bases that make noise and a pitcher who lets players know when to swing. Last week, the Puyallup Elks Club unveiled ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
05:15, 2019-06-20

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
22:15, 2019-06-11

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Police in the Dominican Republic arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
16:45, 2019-06-12

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from nearly point-blank range du...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Forgetful Baseball Man Turns Game-Tying Double Into Mortifying Walk-Off Homer A minor league baseball game between Norfolk and Scranton Wilkes-Barre went into the bottom of the 10th inning with Norfolk leading 6-5. With the tying run at second, Scranton’s Breyvic Valera hit a ball down the right field line that looked destined to tie the game and put Valera on second with a s...
19:15, 2019-06-20

Mashing Titan Josh Bell Sends Another Worthless Baseball Screaming Into Hell Friends and dinger lovers, rejoice! The mighty works of Josh Bell continue unabated into the summer. In the second inning of Wednesday night’s Rockies-Pirates game, foolish mortal Jon Gray left a puny 87-mile-per-hour changeup up in the zone, and Bell promptly sent it to the Cenobites for an eternit...
20:30, 2019-05-23

SEC hopes to turn continued baseball dominance into another College World Series championship The SEC has four teams at this year's College World Series and has sent 21 over the past eight years, but has just two titles to show for it so far.       ...
19:45, 2019-06-15

Colorado youth baseball game erupts into brawl as parents slug it out on the field Roughly a dozen irate parents took their frustrations with the game out on each other, culminating in an all-out brawl on the diamond while their stunned 7-year-old children looked on, video of the incident shows....
16:45, 2019-06-19

Timelapse shows London Stadium turf transformed for baseball game – video West Ham's London Stadium has undergone an incredible transformation for Major League Baseball's first-ever regular season game in Europe, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. It took three weeks of work and 142,000 square feet of imported turf to create an MLB-approved ballpark for ...
03:01, 2019-06-29

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
22:45, 2019-05-24

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
05:45, 2019-05-27

Fantasy Baseball: Is Craig Kimbrel signing with Cubs a sure-fire path to relevance? Hasty build-ups following delayed signings haven't always turned out so well for the pitchers who followed that path, but Craig Kimbrel is no ordinary pitcher, our Scott White writes....
05:45, 2019-06-06

KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Enjoys Baseball Game, Proving He'll Stay In Toronto Kawhi Leonard is the prize of this summer’s NBA free agency bonanza, and the reigning Finals MVP will be courted by a bevy of teams starting July 1, all of whom will do all they can to prostrate themselves as his feet. When we checked in with Leonard yesterday, he was making a run on cardboard boxe...
23:15, 2019-06-21

Baseball legend Albert Pujols takes the jersey off his back for young fan with Down syndrome Baseball legend Albert Pujols captured the hearts of more than just his loyal St. Louis fan base this week after he was seen in a touching moment giving the jersey off his back to a young fan with Down syndrome....
03:15, 2019-06-23

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
07:15, 2019-06-19

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men | The Root Mitch McConnell on Reparations: ‘We’ve Elected an African-American President’ | News Wil...
22:00, 2019-06-19

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

Google Doodle Scores a Home Run With Its Instantly Addictive Fourth of July Baseball Game Just in time for the country’s 243rd birthday on Thursday, Google Doodle has rolled out a slightly addictive interactive animation that captures some quintessential American interests: baseball, food, and some good old-fashioned competition. While previous Fourth of July-themed Google Doodles ...
17:45, 2019-07-03

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
09:01, 2019-06-22

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
17:15, 2019-05-22

Righteous Baseball Dude Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt's Season With 19-Strikeout No-Hitter Vanderbilt found themselves down 1-0 in the best-of-three Nashville Super Regional against Duke, and so they sent stud pitcher Kumar Rocker to the mound to start Game 2 yesterday and asked him to save the season. Rocker responded with 19 strikeouts and a no-hitter, leading Vandy to a 3-0 win....
18:30, 2019-06-09

These Poor Dogs Had To Watch 11 Innings Of Tigers-Marlins Baseball On A Chilly Tuesday Night It was 54 degrees and cloudy in Detroit when the Marlins and the Tigers wrapped up their series opener at 10:39 p.m on Tuesday. In a contest between the two teams with the lowest position player WAR in all of MLB, the Marlins won 5-4 in eleven innings, which is a baseball-watching experience in 2019...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Fantasy Baseball: Midseason plate discipline leaderboard, featuring Cavan Biggio, Max Kepler Ariel Cohen breaks down swing and contact rates on pitches inside and outside the zone to identify some hitters to target in the second half of the season....
19:30, 2019-07-05

Fantasy Baseball: Six delayed breakouts you should absolutely buy into, beginning with Lucas Giolito and Brandon Woodruff Not every 2019 breakout was evident the first week of the season. These six didn't find their form until May. Scott White explains why they're legit....
17:15, 2019-06-03

Mike Martin Jr. selected to succeed legendary dad as Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
01:15, 2019-06-22

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Is Raisel Iglesias or Michael Lorenzen the Reds closer? The Reds have thrown everybody for a loop with their recent bullpen usage, and Luke Jackson again looks vulnerable for the Braves. Scott White attempts to sort it all out....
20:00, 2019-06-21

Fantasy Baseball: Latest prospect call-up Brendan McKay hindered by role questions, but not talent The Rays are calling up top pitching prospect Brendan McKay, who just so happens to be a two-way player. It's mostly good news, says Scott White, but there are some potential complications....
10:00, 2019-06-28

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
12:30, 2019-06-03

Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft. The post Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find at-bats? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path at-bats. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
04:00, 2019-05-24

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 identify Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier and Cal Quantrill....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Oscar Mercado, Addison Russell, and Winners and Losers from Monday Heath Cummings says now that Memorial Day has passed we have to stop saying it's early. In other words, it may be time to cut bait or at least bench high draft picks....
18:30, 2019-05-28

Fantasy Baseball Week 16 Preview: Top 10 sleeper pitchers include Dinelson Lamet, Danny Duffy Whether your league is going with the extra short four-day scoring period or extra long 11-day scoring period coming out of the break, Scott White has some sleeper recommendations....
18:15, 2019-07-11

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scott White thinks these players' values have changed for the good....
17:45, 2019-07-03

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 mark Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier....
02:30, 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Will Jose Leclerc emerge as closer again? Is Mychal Givens falling out of the saves mix? Jose Leclerc may be deserving of a pickup in Fantasy, but what about Ty Buttrey or Scott Oberg? Scott White looks at the latest bullpen developments....
22:45, 2019-05-27

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: The inevitability of Alex Reyes and a possible path for Yordan Alvarez, Kyle Tucker Jon Duplantier and Alex Reyes are looking like rotation options for their respective clubs. Could Yordan Alvaez and Kyle Tucker soon be lineup options for the Astros? Scott White shares his top prospects to stash....
16:01, 2019-05-30

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings highlight Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
12:30, 2019-06-03

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings, focusing on those who have yet to reach the majors....
00:01, 2019-07-05

Conservation Nightmare: Rhinos Have Become Even More Attractive To Poachers After Evolving Skin Made Of Rare Mint-Condition Baseball Cards The constant scourge of poaching has driven many rhino species to the brink of extinction, and unfortunately, it now looks like their situation is becoming more dire than ever before: Rhinos have become even more attractive to poachers after evolving skin made of rare, mint-condition baseball cards....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Dallas Keuchel's deal with the Braves, emerging saves sources and struggling aces The Dallas Keuchel deal dominated headlines on a day when Max Kepler hit three home runs and Trevor Bauer, Patrick Corbin, and Caleb Smith all continued to struggle. Scott White looks at winners and losers....
16:45, 2019-06-07

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Giancarlo Stanton's injury, Zac Gallen's audition and Nick Pivetta's continued demise Giancarlo Stanton is on the IL again, but that's just the tip of the iceberg, according to Scott White, on a day that included a Raisel Iglesias meltdown, another Dominic Smith home run and terrible outings from Framber Valdez and Nick Pivetta....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.        ...
16:45, 2019-06-05

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Martin Perez's and Joe Musgrove's collapse, Didi Gregorius' return and Cesar Puello's emergence Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Dylan Cease alongside other incoming starting pitcher prospects, like Brendan McKay and Adbert Alzolay Dylan Cease is set for his big-league debut, but he's just the latest pitching prospect to get the call, with several others projected to arrive soon. Scott White...
17:30, 2019-07-02

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
00:30, 2019-05-23

The Best Moments In E3 History Before E3, everyone gets excited for the big new announcements. But after E3, all anyone remembers—and cherishes—are the kind of screw-ups, misfires and awkward heroism you can only get when corporate executives and video game developers have to get on stage and act like salesmen in front of million...
05:00, 2019-06-07

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recently helped scientists reconstruct how groups of ancient humans migrated and mingled, and a new study...
23:45, 2019-07-03

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12)        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. (May 24)        ...
10:45, 2019-05-24

The 100 absolute best songs in history 24/7 Wall St. has determined the 100 absolute best songs of all time by creating an index based on sales and more.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

Masvidal's 5-second KO fastest in UFC history Jorge Masvidal landed a flying knee flush on Ben Askren's chin and scored a knockout just five seconds into their bout Saturday night, the fastest in UFC history....
08:30, 2019-07-07

The history of the oversized heavyweight Oliver Goldstein examines the meaning of the biggest and tallest heavyweights in history The post The history of the oversized heavyweight appeared first on Boxing News....
15:45, 2019-06-12

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. (May 29)        ...
08:00, 2019-05-29

Today in History for July 7th Highlights of this day in history: Terror bombings strike London's transit system; Oliver North testifies at Iran-Contra hearings; Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for U.S. Supreme Court; Author Robert Heinlein and musician Ringo Starr born. (July 7)        ...
01:30, 2019-07-07

Today in History for June 7th On this day in 1998 in Jasper, Texas, three white men chain a black man, James Byrd, Junior, to a pickup truck, then drag him to his death; more        ...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day of remembrance of all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Memorial Day is also a time for outdoor activity, especially when temperatu...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Today in History for June 7th Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-07

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
19:15, 2019-07-13

Today in History for June 4th Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.' (June 4)       &#...
08:15, 2019-06-04

Today in History for June 8th Highlights of this day in history: Islam's Prophet Mohammed dies; James Earl Ray caught, wanted for killing civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.; Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born; The N.Y. Yankees retire Mickey Mantle's number. (June 8)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Today in History for June 9th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born. (June 9)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

Today in History for July 9th Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steiger dies. (July 9)      ...
06:15, 2019-07-09

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie marry. (May 26)       &...
02:45, 2019-05-26

Today in History for July 4th Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon born. (July 4)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-04

Today in History for June 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season, the six-month period in which strong storms form...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Today in History for July 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Today in History for May 30th Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman born. (May 30)       ...
08:15, 2019-05-30

Today in History for June 6th Highlights of this day in history: The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J. (June 6)        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
19:15, 2019-06-11

Today in History for May 28th On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
18:00, 2019-05-28

Today in History for May 31st Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-31

Today in History for June 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain's Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born. (June 3)        ...
10:30, 2019-06-03

Today in History for May 27th Today in History for May 27th: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in 1937; in 1936 the Queen Mary leaves port on its maiden voyage; and more        ...
03:30, 2019-05-28

Today in History for June 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Timothy McVeigh convicted in the Oklahoma City bombing; Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Pope John Paul II visits Poland; Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies. (June 2)        ...
03:30, 2019-06-02

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
21:30, 2019-06-13

Today in History for July 8th Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first 'Follies.' (July 8)     ...
11:30, 2019-07-08

Today in History for July 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies. (July 1)        ...
06:15, 2019-07-01

Today in History for June 5th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
10:45, 2019-07-06

A team-by-team look at baseball's draft from 1996-2018 Using the search engine at Baseball-Reference.com, The Associated Press evaluated each team's draft performance from 1996 through 2018        ...
13:30, 2019-06-03

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
18:15, 2019-05-21

Today in History for June 16th Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16)        ...
05:45, 2019-06-16

How Cody Bellinger could have the best season in MLB history For two months, the Dodgers outfielder has been virtually flawless in all aspects of the game, giving us a glimpse of what the greatest season ever would look like....
15:30, 2019-05-30

A History of the Crusades As Told by Crusaders' DNA History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near East. But the DNA of nine 13th century Crusaders buried in a pit in Lebanon shows that there's more to learn about who the Crusaders were and t...
15:30, 2019-05-21

A colorful history of the rainbow flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978....
10:30, 2019-06-18

Today in History for June 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17)        ...
13:00, 2019-06-17

Today in History for June 15th Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery created; Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies. (June 15)        ...
05:45, 2019-06-16

Today in History for June 18th Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 18)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-18

A Brief History of Joe Biden and School Busing The presidential candidate once voted to protect court-ordered busing, but he later aligned against it with segregationists and called the practice a “liberal train wreck.”...
17:15, 2019-07-15

Today in History for June 11th Highlights of this day in history: Alabama Gov. George Wallace makes a symbolic stand against racial integration; A Buddhist monk immolates himself in South Vietnam; Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed; Actor John Wayne dies. (June 11)        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

Today in History for June 22nd Highlights of this day in history: France falls to Nazi Germany on what becomes a day of several key events during World War II; Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in their boxing rematch; Entertainers Judy Garland and Fred Astaire die. (June 22)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-22

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you'l......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Today in History for July 15th Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Today in History for June 23rd Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die. (June 23)        ...
06:00, 2019-06-23

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
17:30, 2019-05-21

Today in History for June 28th Highlights of this day in history: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. (June 28)        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Today in History for July 14th Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born. (July 14)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature....
13:45, 2019-05-27

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-29

Today in History for June 14th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born. (June 14)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-14

The History of Pride Month Celebrations Pride Month is more than just a colorful parade or a series of parties (though those are great, too)—it’s the observance of the people who came before us that made these celebratory events possible....
21:30, 2019-06-07

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
04:45, 2019-06-20

Today in History for July 11th Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

From the war to Vincent Tan: the history that shaped FK Sarajevo Club face Celtic in a Champions League qualifier on Tuesday aiming to, for one night, put smiles back on their fans’ facesFor the majority of Celtic fans travelling to the Champions League qualifier in Sarajevo on Tuesday, this will be just another fun trip away. They will wander around the city, ha...
12:30, 2019-07-09

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world’It was not an auspicious beginning. The first vid...
14:15, 2019-06-01

Today in History for June 13th Highlights of this day in history: The Pentagon Papers hits newsstands amid the Vietnam War; Thurgood Marshall nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court; The 'Miranda' warning; Pioneer 10 leaves solar system; Swing legend Benny Goodman dies. (June 13)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

A Brief History of Doctor Who's Missing Episodes It’s hard to imagine that a franchise with such an important history as Doctor Who doesn’t have a complete archive of its journeys across time and space. But that’s been the case for Who since the ‘70s, and the impact of a controversial BBC program that impacted many shows of the ‘50s and ‘60s is st...
21:15, 2019-06-21

Breaking down the best and worst No. 3 picks in NBA history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Williamson about to enter the league. That’s not always ...
08:30, 2019-06-19

Today in History for June 21st 1964: In Philadelphia, Mississippi three civil rights workers disappear while trying to help blacks register to vote; 1788: The U.S. Constitution takes effect        ...
17:45, 2019-06-21

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslims in America....
21:00, 2019-05-24

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. (June 19)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

Today in History for July 10th Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies. (July 10)        ...
10:30, 2019-07-10

Today in History for June 30th Highlights of this day in history: Adolf Hitler purges rivals in Nazi Germany; America's food and drug safety take a big step forward; 'Gone With the Wind' published; Tonya Harding banned from figure skating; Singer Lena Horne born. (June 30)        ...
02:30, 2019-06-30

Today in History for June 12th Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens. (June 12)        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Today in History for June 20th Highlights of this day in history: Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain's Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam War-era draft case; 'Jaws' premieres. (June 20)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-20

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's a game of chan......
17:15, 2019-06-15

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the amendment was not part of the political conversation at all. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
11:45, 2019-06-07

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Tristan Stephenson. [credit: ...
19:30, 2019-07-06

What a Difference a Day Makes Donald Trump’s blatantly racist tweets urging sitting U.S. congresswomen to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came” have at least temporarily united Democrats in condemnation of the white supremacist-in-chief’s behavior....
03:30, 2019-07-15

Pete Rose 'over' National Baseball Hall of Fame, shares Joe DiMaggio shower story on radio Pete Rose, who has made several media appearances this week as he promotes a new book, said that he doesn't think he'll get into the Hall of Fame.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-06

LBGTQ TV: A history of gay characters, from Stonewall to 'Batwoman' The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is a milestone for the gay-rights movement, one being commemorated with everything from parades to documentaries. It's also a moment to look back at TV's history chronicling that fight -- one characterized by boldness among producers, often curbed in its e...
02:30, 2019-06-08

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
11:30, 2019-07-04

The not-so-secret history of ambassadors trashing their hosts Britain's ambassador to Washington, who called Trump "inept," is not the first diplomat to be caught offering unflattering views of his host nation's leader....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trainer inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, also became the first female trainer to win the Meadowlands...
06:45, 2019-07-14

10 great places where LGBTQ history was made June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Find out about Stonewall and other significant places in LGBTQ history.       ...
16:30, 2019-06-28

Humanity's history of migration by sea — from Troy to Lampedusa When are refugees welcome — and when not? Historian Erik Lindner takes a long look back to discover answers to this question. He reveals them in his book "Flight Across the Sea."...
19:30, 2019-06-03

The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
17:15, 2019-05-21

How The Man In the High Castle effectively blends history and CGI The Man In the High Castle returns for its fourth and final season later this year. In the meantime, we sat down with the Emmy-nominated visual effects team at Barnstorm VFX to talk about bringing the dystopian world of the Greater Nazi Reich to life....
22:45, 2019-06-06

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musician Solomon Linda, from receiving any of the profit...
19:45, 2019-05-30

Can Nets take New York from Knicks? What history tells us The scrapbook isn’t empty, exactly. There are snapshots of prosperity sprinkled across the half-century and change in which the Nets have shared Greater New York with the Knicks. There have been stolen moments when the Nets have genuinely and honestly felt like the greatest basketball show in town. ...
21:15, 2019-07-10

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
02:30, 2019-06-11

Cannes to present Palme d’Or, with history on the line CANNES, France (AP) — History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival is handed out Saturday. Cannes’ Palme d’Or is decided by a nine-person jury, headed this year by Alejandro Inarritu. Their deliberations are done in secret, so what will win is always a guessing ga...
14:45, 2019-05-25

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
05:00, 2019-05-30

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
02:00, 2019-07-02

For Kishi Bashi, History Teaches Compassion The songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi’s fourth album, “Omoiyari,” filters lyrics about the Japanese-American internment through sounds rooted in Laurel Canyon pop....
21:00, 2019-05-29

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
15:30, 2019-06-13

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
23:45, 2019-07-12

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on substance-use disorders and how the UAW may be uniquely positioned to tackle the problem....
12:45, 2019-07-07

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
01:15, 2019-07-04

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
04:45, 2019-05-23

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
10:45, 2019-06-07

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but some drawings of penises are extremely big, and actua...
20:15, 2019-06-03

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
06:15, 2019-05-27

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of 5.78 pounds of Cabrales cheese from the Valfríu c...
01:30, 2019-06-22

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
00:00, 2019-05-29

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
18:15, 2019-05-24

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a message of forgiveness. Francis reached out to th...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
15:45, 2019-05-21

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
21:30, 2019-06-14

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back to utopian visions of what came before. America...
23:45, 2019-05-29

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
09:30, 2019-06-09

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
11:30, 2019-05-24

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the following players arrived directly to the Knicks, who w...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV show celebrates i...
23:45, 2019-07-09