Major League Baseball
Mar 3, 2014 — The umpires performed perfectly during the spring training game. All three challenged calls were upheld by a replay.
Feb 24, 2014 — Runners trying to reach home plate — and the catchers who often try to block them — will have to follow new rules that are meant to cut the risk of injuries from collisions in the 2014 season.
Feb 6, 2014 — Ralph Kiner, a home run-hitting Hall of Famer who starred for the Pittsburgh Pirates and later helped define the New York Mets' broadcasts, has died at 91. He was a frequent all-star who later became a favorite of Mets fans and players.
Jan 17, 2014 — OK, fans, it's time to weigh in. Is it good news or not that baseball is dramatically expanding its use of instant replay in a bid to correct blown calls?
Jan 14, 2014 — Newly released court documents tell a narrative that sheds light on the secret world of performance enhancing drugs in professional sports. They detail surprising actions taken by both Rodriguez and Major League Baseball to hide or uncover a major doping scheme.
Jan 9, 2014 — Dan Le Batard, a columnist for The Miami Herald who also appears on ESPN radio and television, says he turned his ballot over to Deadspin readers for many reasons, including a need for reform in Hall of Fame voting.
Dec 12, 2013 — When runners barrel into catchers, the impact can send one or both to the injured list. Major League Baseball is moving to make it against the rules for a runner to intentionally "target" a catcher and for a catcher to block home plate.
Oct 31, 2013 — The Boston Red Sox are world champions after beating the St. Louis Cardinals. Here's a cheat sheet about the World Series.
Oct 29, 2013 — Boston's David Ortiz is flirting with a World Series record. He's got 11 hits in 15 at-bats. That .733 batting average eclipses the rest of his team's. Boston players not named Ortiz are hitting .144. The Sox could wrap up the championship Wednesday. St. Louis hopes to extend the Series to a Game 7.
Oct 28, 2013 — A three-run homer. A dramatic out at first to end the game. And now, Boston and St. Louis head into Monday night's fifth game with the best-of-seven series tied at two games apiece.