It's conceivable that the MLB could make this a "Jackie Robinson moment" by embracing the cause of these Cuban players and demanding hearings toward a more rational policy than the embargo. Creating a level playing field for the players might spark public interest in a level playing field for the two countries.
Cyd Ziegler, co-founder of OutSports, talks with me about the societal impact of athletes speaking up about their sexual orientation, and what can be done to improve LGBT acceptance in sports.
Recent reports in ESPN Magazine and LA Magazine about LA Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig's perilous journey out of Cuba highlights the risks facing Cuban ...
As baseball season starts up again, I am forcefully reminded that marrying a Boston Sports Fan can sometimes be a challenge.
From the Super Bowl to March Madness, the Masters or the World Series and the World Cup, the sports world is cyclical. Seems we are always waiting eagerly on the edge of our seats (be them of the living room or arena variety) for the next big event.
What happened to baseball over the last 30 years? Every current pro stands on the shoulders of previous generations of players and owes them -- and the game -- their respect and gratitude.
LAS VEGAS - Adobe has two new customers for its Adobe Primetime digital video delivery and ad decisioning platform: Major League Baseball and the Wo...
As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.
It's one of the best times of the year: April. A time when many sports teams are playing, and sometimes you can't decide what outranks what. Luckily f...
It would be impossible to have displayed more of a tin ear than Francesa did with his repeated calls for the good old days when men's role was to hand out cigars and get back to the office. It seemed that every father that called in to his show to offer a different perspective only sent Francesa further into his downward spiral.
It's that time of the year when we honor Jackie Robinson for breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball in the 20th century. While he appreciated the sentiment, Robinson often recalled he was not the only black pioneer in sports.
The first week of the MLB season should always be a time to believe, no matter how long the odds. After all, that's what the Twins and Braves did in 1991.
It's MLB opening day: another glorious beginning to the baseball season, another time to reflect on the old clichés and new life lessons we glean from America's pastime.
As baseball season gets underway, fans, players, managers and umpires are faced with the specter of the game becoming both faster and slower thanks to the new instant replay rules that have been put in effect for the first time.
Baseball gives many fathers and sons the ability to connect, but it also provides the opportunity to draw parallels to which your son can relate.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, pre-season favorites according to most baseball analysts and experts, are currently in first place in the NL West and have the best record in baseball after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks in a two game opening series in Australia.