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  1. Blue Jays' R.A. Dickey

    Dickey won a bronze medal with Team USA in the 1996 Olympics. Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we'll have Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey stopping by to chat about the baseball season. Dickey, @RADickey43, who won the NL Cy Young Awar...

    Chat | June 25, 2013
  2. Bud Selig says MLB won't interrupt season for Olympics

    Major League Baseball won't change its schedule to boost the sport's chances of getting back into the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  3. Trending: Griffin, Team USA, movie night

    Bill Speros

    Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin won't be playing in the Olympics due to a torn meniscus in his left knee. He's expected to be ready in time for the season. Get-well wishes came from friend and foe: Man I hope my bro @blakegriffin has a ...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  4. Ryan Braun's successful appeal highlighted a change in how player...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that when Ryan Braun won the appeal of his positive test for performance-enhancing drugs, it highlighted a much different opinion among players than it would have 10 or 20 years ago. Today, players want cheaters caught.

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  5. For MLB, It's "San Juan Today, Tomorrow, The World"

    Al Bello/Getty Images Baseball in San Juan involves way more dancing. Last night, the Florida Marlins hosted the New York Mets in the last showdown of a three-game series between the NL East rivals. As you may have heard, the series was not - a...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  6. A variety of reactions to McGwire admission

    Buster Olney

    For some in Major League Baseball circles, there was steroid fatigue the day after Mark McGwire's admission. "I'm so sick of this stuff," one executive said Tuesday. "It just never seems to end." There was relief on behalf of the slugger...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  7. A variety of reactions to Mark McGwire's admission -- Buster Olne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney speaks with several people from around baseball to try to get a handle on how Mark McGwire's recent confession is being received throughout the sport. Plus, answers to readers' questions on McGwire, and news and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  8. Major League Baseball's winter meetings provide lots of news fodd...

    Jim Caple

    We've heard lots of news from the MLB winter meetings, but here are some ultra-secret scoops.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2009
  9. Davey Johnson to manage, Derek Jeter to play on American World Ba...

    Davey Johnson, who guided the U.S. team to a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics, has been picked to manage at the World Baseball Classic this spring.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  10. Baseball owners approve new TV pacts with Fox, TBS

    Baseball owners unanimously approved TV contracts with Fox and TBS that run through 2013 and are worth more than $3 billion.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2006
  11. MLB's plans for China could include season opener

    In Japan for an All-Star tour, baseball officials said Friday the sport will open an office in Beijing within a month to help promote the game in a nation that has a population of more than 1.3 billion.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2006
  12. Japanese club to 'post' star P Matsuzaka for bidding

    The most dominant pitcher in Japanese baseball for the last eight seasons, Daisuke Matsuzaka had his path cleared when the Seibu Lions officially agreed to release the 26-year-old ace.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2006
  13. U.S., Cuba favored in Olympic baseball qualifying

    The United States and Cuba, the gold medalists two years ago, are the favorites among 12 teams competing for two direct Olympic slots.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2006
  14. Korea beats longtime rival Japan

    Jim Allen

    In Sunday's Pool A finale of the World Baseball Classic, Japan felt the Korean boom.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2006
  15. Korea shuts out Chinese Taipei in WBC opener

    Jim Allen

    A procession of major-league pitchers helped Korea hold off bitter Asian rival Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the WBC opener on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2006
  16. Nine things you need to know

    Alan Schwarz

    With a number of matters that remain either undecided or unclear, here are nine innings of questions about the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2005