Before Harper sent a 458-foot bomb into the frigid air at Nationals Park Tuesday night, the homecoming wasn’t so rosy for the 26-year-old and newly minted 330-million-dollar man.
These changes replace baseball’s timeless, adaptable ways with the hidebound legalism that is already strangling the life out of football.
A plan to increase baseball’s entertainment value and adapt the game to our ever-shortening attention spans. The future of the sport depends on it!
Professional sports are overrun with schmaltzy patriotic displays that are not at all necessary and definitely should not be required for athletes.
If technology can provide an accurate and impartial strike zone, robot umps will enhance the real human elements of the game.
‘I want my life to be so much more than that’
The dramatic and tragic end of Roberto Clemente’s career capped a story that is uniquely American and uniquely baseball.
Neil Greenberg, sports writer at the Washington Post, recaps this year in the world of sports. From news players and teams to the leagues and sports media.
The city best-suited for another MLB team is rarely mentioned despite all the demographic, economic, and historical arguments in its favor. Baseball should put a third team in New York.
If Oakland As catcher Bruce Maxwell’s grandstanding spreads to the rest of the MLB, baseball is at a much greater risk for its survival than the NFL is. Here’s why.
The baseball season tests and exposes teams over the long haul rather than isolated, random stints. That’s what makes this week’s single-elimination wild card play-in games so improper.
Baseball is not and has never been a timed game. Adding a clock would profoundly alter its very character by changing how the game’s outcome is determined.
Advancements in digital technology are helping front offices place a superior product on the field while distracting its audience from the product they’re fielding.
Do you believe in angels? Because they were in the infield Thursday night.
Regardless of which team you root for, if you are a fan of our nation’s oldest pastime you should be rooting for the success of the game’s next generation of superstars.
Baseball players already provide a wonderful example of American civility. They do this by not incessantly talking about politics.
There is no other major sport where an athlete is asked to perform a task so completely out of his comfort zone. The designated hitter fixes this problem.
The improbable link between Javier Baez and Francisco Lindor isn’t this year’s only World Series parallel. Parallel universes are colliding all over the place.
Watching this Cubs team win the National League Championship Series against the Dodgers Saturday night was absolutely perfect.
It wouldn’t be out of bounds to ask sensitive Toronto folk to cast their eyes west and tell us why ‘Eskimo’ gets a pass while ‘Indian’ doesn’t.
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