MLB looking into assault allegations against Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been accused of assault, and both Major League Baseball and the team are aware of the allegations. It’s unclear when the alleged incident occurred, though Bauer’s agent Jon Fetterolf claimed that the accuser began a consensual relationship with his client in April. Fetterolf told CBS News that Bauer and the woman “have not […]

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Backlash over MLB’s All-Star Game move tells you more about Republicans than baseball

Republicans are mad at Major League Baseball. The charge: Engaginginpolitics. That’s a popular accusation on the right — that not capitulating to their particular ideology is pejoratively political. (While promoting it would just be good patriotism.) The intractable intertwinement of sports and politics is well-documented and hardly incidental. Taxpayer money being put toward stadiums to house teams owned by billionaires, […]

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‘The line should go away’: As restrictions ease, pro athletes are on deck for COVID-19 vaccination

After a year of external criticism and internal debate over draining resources from at-risk and essential members of society amid a global pandemic, North America’s sports industry may soon arrive at a point where the notion of “skipping the line” for COVID-19 vaccines is no longer a concern. It’s even possible, public-health experts say, that they should assemble at the […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says Teams Lost A Combined $3 Billion In 2020

Major League Baseball officials, owners and players braced themselves for significant financial losses in 2020. And commissioner Rob Manfred has revealed just how much the 30 clubs lost in the significantly shortened 60-game 2020 regular season. During an interview with Ronald Blum of the Associated Press, Manfred revealed that the 30 teams lost a combined $3 billion in operating losses this […]

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Steve Cohen clears huge MLB hurdle toward finalizing Mets purchase

Steve Cohen is one significant step closer to becoming the owner of the Mets. The Post confirmed MLB’s Ownership Committee approved Cohen to be the team’s next owner, with sources saying Cohen received seven of the eight votes on the board. Sportico first reported Cohen’s approval. Next up will be the eight-owner Executive Committee, followed by the full ownership group, […]

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Former MLB Star Charles Haeger Killed Himself After Being Sought for Ex-Girlfriend’s Murder

The former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher’s body is found along the southern rim of the Grand Canyon, Scottsdale after he was suspected of killing 34-year-old Danielle Breed. AceShowbiz -Former MLB star Charles Haeger is dead after he was sought for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. The body of the 37-year-old former athlete was found Saturday afternoon, October 3 along the […]

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How retired MLB player Bobby Bonilla, 57, is STILL paid £1m-per-year, despite last playing for the NY Mets in 1999

ON July 1 every year since 2011, MLB legend Bobby Bonilla has seen his bank account swell by $1.2million. But what's incredible is the third baseman hasn't played for the team that pays him – the NY Mets – since 1999. And even more stunningly, Bonilla, now 57, who was last seen at Shea Stadium 21 years ago, will be […]

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Dr. Fauci's Baseball Card Just Became the All-Time Best-Selling Card in Topps Now's History

Topps Now's all-time best-selling baseball card doesn't even feature a player. The sports trading card manufacturer announced Monday that their sale of a limited-edition card featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, 79, throwing the MLB’s opening pitch has sold out at more than 51,000 cards, making it the bestselling card in the history of Topps Now, the company's collection of limited-edition cards. […]

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