| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The Baseball Hall of Fame reduced the number of years a player can remain on the ballot from 15 years to 10 last weekend.
Though no one has come out and said it, the change seemed to target high-profile steroid users and limit their chances to enter the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 7:28 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If Frank Thomas had chosen football over baseball, would the Big Hurt have been successful in the NFL?
"If he had stuck with football, he'd be going in the Hall of Fame as a football player," former Auburn coach Pat Dye told...
| Jul 27, 2014
Braves pitcher Tom Glavine said he expects to talk longer during his acceptance speech Sunday than former teammate Greg Maddux, who will go first during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
"He and I and Frank (Thomas) were talking a little...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:07 AM
COOPERSTOWN -- The Hall of Fame announced changes to its voting procedure on Saturday, including reducing the length of time a retired player can stay on the ballot to a maximum of 10 years.
The current length is 15 years. In the new format, after 10...
| Jul 17, 2014
With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Call it Wrigley South.
Rooftop seats overlook the outfield, restaurants and bars fill with fans, people pack the plazas outside the ballpark. But there's little of the gritty urban ambience surrounding Chicago's century-old baseball stadium....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Winning 300 games, hitting 500 homers and racking up more than 2,000 managerial wins was easy compared with what comes next for the Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2014 — delivering a brief but career-encompassing speech in front of 60,000 people....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Canton, Georgia, families -- all friends -- had been planning this once-in-a-lifetime trip for more than four years and they were all smiles that the Big Week had finally arrived.
"This was the goal we set to be here together," said Scott Stroup....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Whether you're heading to Cooperstown to see former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Cubs hurler Greg Maddux inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27 or planning a visit for later in the summer, there's a lot more to this...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Tony Gwynn, appreciated throughout baseball for his wizardry with a bat and beloved in San Diego for his loyalty to his adopted city, died Monday. He was 54.
Gwynn died in a Poway hospital after a four-year battle with cancer, the National Baseball Hall...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 PM
KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter, with a career-high 15 strikeouts.
AT THE PLATE: Miguel Rojas hit a bases-loaded double to key a five-run third inning. Rojas thus boosted his career RBI total from one to four.