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  1. Can MLS ever emerge from the shadow of European football?

    Roger Bennett

    Watching the spectacle of the Dodgers and Diamondbacks open their season on a cricket pitch in Sydney, attempting to take the struggling MLB brand global, my mind inevitably wandered back to soccer. As the bemused Aussie crowd watched Yasiel Puig ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
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  3. Right field duty for Jon Jay?

    Doug Mittler

    The St. Louis Cardinals gave center fielder Jon Jay some time in right field earlier this week, which could be an indication of how manager Mike Matheny juggles his lineup in the late innings of a close game. Peter Bourjos, one of the premier defe...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  4. Top prospect Bradley impressive for Diamondbacks

    Top prospect Bradley impressive for Diamondbacks

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  5. Will Cruz be a distraction for O's?

    AJ Mass

    Outfielder Nelson Cruz is now a member of the Baltimore Orioles, and should provide the team with plenty of needed pop at the plate. As's Jayson Stark notes, he's still one of the premier power hitters in the game. "Cruz, who has spent th...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  6. Red Sox DVD goes on sale Tuesday

    Your browser does not support iframes. The Red Sox announced Thursday that the official 2013 World Series DVD will hit stores on Tuesday, Nov. 26, the night after a red carpet premier at the Wang Theatre in Boston (buy tickets here). The film,...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  7. Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks to play Australian exhi...

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will play exhibition games against Team Australia before their two-game series that opens next year's Major League Baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  8. It's official: Lionel Messi is an icon in American sports

    Roger Bennett

    Lionel Messi's nine seasons as a professional have been notched by eye-popping achievement, be it the record-breaking 324 goals he has netted for Barcelona, the 91 goals struck for club and country in 2012, or the four Ballons d'Or landed along the w...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  9. New Cub Bard excited for fresh start

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Calling his new team a "fresh environment," Chicago Cubs pitcher Daniel Bard is hoping to return to the form that made him one of the premier set-up men in the game. Read the entire story....

    Blog | September 06, 2013
  10. Daniel Bard happy to get fresh start with Chicago Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    Calling his new team a "fresh environment," Chicago Cubs pitcher Daniel Bard is hoping to return to the form that made him one of the premier setup men in the game.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  11. Adding some spice to the Home Run Derby

    DJ Gallo

    The Home Run Derby is baseball's premier individual competition. It's also the game's only individual talent competition. While the NBA and NHL All-Star events feature multiple contests, baseball has just the derby. Maybe it's time for some additi...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. Best-paying teams in the world - ESPN The Magazine

    Kristi Dosh

    As the Yanks rein in their payroll and the Astros slash theirs, one EPL contender has stepped up as the world's best-paying team: Man City.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  13. What Chelsea's Europa League Win Says About the Differences Betwe...

    Michael Bertin

    With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  14. Law's mock draft: Cubs in good spot


    With the Houston Astros debating between several players for the top pick in the draft, the Cubs are positioned to land a premier pitcher with the second overall selection. Keith Law's mock draft...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  15. Matchup: Yu Darvish vs. Justin Verlander

    Eric Gilmore, Special to

    The Rangers' Yu Darvish and Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander will meet in a duel between two of baseball's premier pitchers Thursday night in the first game of a four-game series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. First pitch is 7:05 p.m. on FSSW, MLB...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  16. Soccer matches head to the Stadium

    Andrew Marchand

    On May 25, Yankee Stadium will host reigning European club champion Chelsea FC as it faces current English Premier League champion Manchester City. Reigning World Cup and European champion Spain will face Ireland on June 11. Here are the news r...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  17. Ryne Stanek starts slow, finishes strong

    Keith Law

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Arkansas right-hander Ryne Stanek has a chance to be one of the top three college players off the board in this year's draft if he has another strong, healthy spring pitching in the country's premier conference for colleg...

    Blog | March 01, 2013