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MLB returns to Cuba
In a landmark game, the first visit by a major league team to Cuba since 1999, the Tampa Bay Rays Rays beat the Cuban national team 4-1 on Tuesday. President Barack Obama's visit to Cuba was the first by a U.S. president in 88 years. His trip comes more than one year after normalized relations
Homeboykris collapses, dies after win at Pimlico Race Course
BALTIMORE -- In a tragic start to Preakness day, the winner of the first race at Pimlico Race Course has died on his walk back to the barn. Homeboykris had rallied to win the race by a half-length on a rainy Saturday. After having his picture taken in the winner's circle, he collapsed and died.
Photos: Top 5 Hall of Fame classes
From Babe Ruth to Sandy Koufax to Pedro Martinez, the Hall of Fame has had some stellar classes. Here are the five best HOF classes of all time. 1. 1936 (Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson) It makes sense that the first class would top them all with five
49ers dismiss Jim Tomsula after 5-11 season, his first as coach
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- After one strange season, the San Francisco 49ers fired rookie coach Jim Tomsula. "Jimmy has been a valuable member of the 49ers organization for the last nine years," CEO Jed York said in a statement. "We all know he is a man of high character, and his contributions on the
Royals complete another comeback in Game 4 win
NEW YORK -- The Kansas City Royals have a knack for tormenting opponents, toying with the fan base's emotions and wringing every bit of drama from each victory as they strive for the franchise's first title in 30 years. Regardless of what happens from here, they have already eclipsed the foremost
Rob Manfred says MLB 'focused on need to promote diversity'
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday that Major League Baseball is committed to making strides in minority hiring, amid the possibility the 2016 season begins without an African-American manager. Lloyd McClendon, baseball's only black manager, was fired by the Seattle Mariners
Chase Utley Not in Dodgers Starting Lineup for Game 3 of NLDS
Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley is not in the team's starting lineup for tonight's National League Division Series Game 3 against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Utley was suspended for games 3 and 4 of the NLDS after breaking Mets player Ruben Tejada's leg during a slide. But Utley has
A Look at Chase Utley's Controversial Slide and Others That Came Before It
Major League Baseball suspended L.A. Dodgers infielder Chase Utley for two games after his slide broke N.Y. Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's leg, igniting a controversy over what slides are considered “dirty.” The slide was in the bottom of the seventh inning in Saturday night's game, the second in
Dodgers' Chase Utley Suspended for Slide
Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's leg was broken after a controversial slide by Utley.