| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Update: Hopes were high for Jonathan the Husky, but it was University of Tennessee's Jr. Smokey that took home Mascot of the Year at the inaugural World Dog Awards.
The top prize went to Hank the Milwaukee Brewers' mascot who was adopted by the team...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:34 PM
The Bud Selig farewell tour will make its first stop in Los Angeles on Jan. 17.
You can come and cheer. You can come and jeer.
If you have any sense for history, you will come and admire.
The event will be Dennis Gilbert's annual Professional...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:29 PM
He was widely copied, bitingly parodied and occasionally derided, but ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott could belt out an exuberant "Boo-yah!" as no one else.
And his vivid descriptions, while over the top to his critics, struck a chord for millions of...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The Chicago Cubs' roster shuffling continued Tuesday when they claimed left-handed pitcher Mike Kickham off waivers from the San Francisco Giants and also lost two players. Kickham, 26, was 8-8 with a 4.43 ERA for Triple-A Fresno in 2014. The 6-foot-4...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:05 PM
The San Diego Padres acquired All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
Other details were not immediately available, but the Padres reportedly will send three prospects in return for the 27-year-...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, ESPN.com reported Friday.
Selig, who officially retires on Jan. 25 when Rob Manfred takes over, started running Major League Baseball as chairman of the executive...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:30 AM
As the Dodgers waited to learn whether their deal to send to Matt Kemp to the Padres would be completed Thursday, they acquired minor league catcher Shawn Zarraga from the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Dodgers received infielder/outfielder Matt Long as the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:31 PM
With third baseman Chase Headley signing a four-year contract with the New York Yankees on Monday, it appears that Alex Rodriguez will be relegated to designated hitter duties when he returns next spring.
The 39-year-old Rodriguez sat out last season...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:32 AM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Chicago baseball fans — and retailers.
This year's winter talks brought a lot of enthusiasm back to the Windy City with free-agent, left-hander Jon Lester signing with the Cubs. And on the South...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Virginia Tech sophomore cornerback Kendall Fuller was named a second-team All-American by USA Today and Walter Camp after amassing 50 tackles, breaking up 14 passes and returning an interception for a touchdown.