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  1. Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan steps down

    Richard Durrett

    Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan announced his resignation, effective at the end of the month, as CEO of the Texas Rangers on Thursday. He also sold his ownership stake in the club to co-chairmen of the board Bob Simpson and Ray Davis

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  2. Martin Perez stakes claim to Feldman's spot

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If Saturday night was an audition for the No. 5 spot in the Texas Rangers' starting rotation for the rest of the season, it's time to give the job to Martin Perez. Scott Feldman has had his chances. But after lasting just 2 2/3...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  3. 2012 All-Star Game -- Rangers motivated by World Series loss

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers' All-Stars are motivated after losing the World Series on the road.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2012
  4. MLB -- Hamilton's 4 HRs raise the stakes for his future

    Jerry Crasnick

    Josh Hamilton's historic four-homer night is the latest reward for a man only slightly removed from the major payday of free agency.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  5. Eight teams enough for MLB playoffs

    Jemele Hill

    Adding two MLB wild-card teams and high-stakes one-game playoffs make perfect financial sense, but is it common sense? The answer is no.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  6. Larry King, longtime Los Angeles Dodgers fan and hopeful future c...

    Tony Jackson

    Larry King, longtime Los Angeles Dodgers fan and hopeful future co-owner, rips Frank McCourt's ownership

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011
  7. 2011 World Series -- Ron Washington's fight for managerial respec...

    Howard Bryant

    The stakes are higher for Rangers manager Ron Washington than they are for Cardinals manager Tony La Russa because Washington must overcome perceptions about his competence.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  8. 2011 World Series -- Rooting for instant replay in World Series

    Amanda Rykoff

    Wednesday night's apparent botched call may have cost the Rangers a shot at a Game 1 win. While we can't be sure of that, Amanda Rykoff says we should make sure the call is right especially when the stakes are so high.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  9. September races not dead yet

    Buster Olney

    There aren't any races, we've said. No September drama, we've said. Nothing really at stake, we've said. Suddenly, there are races and ramifications popping up all over the place like cornstalks. Maybe it's because of injury...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  10. Phillies-Brewers chess match begins

    Buster Olney

    There might not be any playoff races left, a longtime evaluator mused the other day, but there is a lot at stake in the four-game series that the Phillies and Brewers begin today, in Miller Park. "Because if you're Milwaukee, do you want to pla...

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  11. MLB - Philadelphia Phillies-Milwaukee Brewers series has postseas...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the Phillies-Brewers series beginning Thursday has postseason implications, as Milwaukee will look to position itself so that it doesn't have to face Philadelphia in the divisional round.

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  12. Cole closest in 'Race for No. 1'

    Jason A. Churchill & Keith Law

    If the contenders for the No. 1 pick are to catch the favorite, they'll have to put forth monster seasons and answer each and every scouting question within their games to claim their stake -- at least if the first few weeks are any indication. ...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  13. MLB Draft: UCLA's Gerrit Cole leads the competition in the race f...

    Jason A. Churchill & Keith Law

    It's never a good sign for the draft competition to Anthony Rendon when the Rice third-bagger is having a ho-hum week and still raking at a .385 clip, but Gerrit Cole's continued development as a power arm at least makes him interesting.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  14. Dallas Mavericks' Mark Cuban won't chase bid for New York Mets ow...

    Ian Begley

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban won't be calling the New York Mets to place a bid on the minority stake of the team that was recently put up for sale. But if the Mets want to reach out to Cuban, he'd be willing to listen.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011
  15. Matt Cain stymies Rangers as Giants stake 2-0 Series lead

    Matt Cain pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Edgar Renteria hit a go-ahead home run and the San Francisco Giants broke away from the Texas Rangers 9-0 on Thursday night for a 2-0 lead in the World Series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  16. What's at stake: World Series wagers

    ESPNDallas.com

    With the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants set to open the World Series tonight at AT&T Park, there are a few traditional wagers being made between representatives of both cities: Mayors: San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom will wear a Rangers' ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010