Major League Baseball has enjoyed an extraordinary resurgence since the crippling strike of 1994 resulting in the cancelling of the entire season, playoffs and World Series.
The majority of the Puerto Rican youth do not really know Roberto Clemente. There was much more attention given to Clemente outside of Puerto Rico.
It was their first time meeting in the playoffs. Both teams wanted nothing more than to get the first game behind them. In a much anticipated match-up, game one of the National League Division series did not disappoint.
With the arrival of October, it's time for two great American pastimes: baseball and presidential debates. Match the presidential debater with the ballplayer they most resemble.
The Nationals are rumored to finally let Teddy win the President's Race. This appears to be good. This may be bad.
Joe Buck reflects on his canceled HBO show, losing his voice in 2011, his reasons for quitting Twitter and gives his opinion on who holds the title of baseball's home run king.
So here's a plea to publishers: Just keep your eye on the ball. The concept of sports doesn't need embellishment. It's enough in and of itself.
Think of Trouble with the Curve as the anti-Moneyball: a movie that dismisses Billy Bean and Bill James' data-centric approach to quantifying baseball talent, in favor of old-fashioned gut instinct.
Many baseball fans have heard about the Arizona Diamondbacks commitment to the community, with the team having recently surpassed the $30 million mark in charitable giving after receiving the inaugural NGO Positive Peace Award from the United Nations.
You realize just how out-of-step anti-environmental lawmakers are when a $400 billion industry with hundreds of millions of fans is busy installing solar panels and expanding recycling programs.
In January 2006 I visited MLB headquarters in New York City for the first time. Our meeting went well and as a result the first sports league greening collaboration was born. At the time, in 2006, there was no sports greening movement in existence. Today, just six years later, things are very different.
The Oakland Athletics were not supposed to be good in 2012. Yet, it's September, and the 79-60 Athletics are only trailing the Texas Rangers by 3.5 games.
It's one of the biggest rivalries in Major League baseball. These two teams meet again to determine their fate in the National League West.
"My son and I have decided to give up our season tickets to the Yankees. It was an obvious decision in many ways, but not an easy one. After all, my son and I have been sitting together in the bleachers for the past 11 years -- since he was fourteen, to be exact."
When it comes down to the final month of the MLB season, how a team wins or how much they win by should not matter. What should matter is putting up victories at a faster pace than putting up losses.
What is a movie's sell-by date? Studios give tremendous care to the timing of a release date, taking into account competitive films, holidays, market analysis, and executive instincts above my paygrade.