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Fans walk through a newly installed metal detector at Gate 2 prior to the game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Reviews Mostly Positive Following Metal-Detector Debut At Yankee Stadium

Welcome to Yankee Stadium, where security measures now resemble those at the airport. And starting next season, that will be the case at every ballpark in the big leagues.

08/20/2014

Soon-to-be Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rob Manfred May Have An Impossible Task On His Hands

The World Series seems almost like an afterthought in national sports coverage. It takes a back seat to the NFL and even college football.

08/18/2014

Soon-to-be Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Many Pressing Issues On Tap For Next MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

Minutes after he was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner, Rob Manfred didn’t want to discuss what great issues he expects to take on when he succeeds Selig on Jan. 25.

08/15/2014

Rob Manfred (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rob Manfred Wins Election And Will Become Next MLB Commissioner

Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January.

08/14/2014

Mets cap and glove (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Minor Leaguer Derrick Bernard Suspended 62 Games For Positive Drug Test

Major League Baseball said Wednesday that the right-hander tested positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone in violation of the Minor League drug prevention and treatment program.

08/14/2014

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Mike Schmidt: Today’s Hitters Have Little Interest In My Generation’s Help

So, in general, are today’s hitters reluctant to be mentored? This is a sad scenario, because they are missing a lot of good information.

08/08/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Reaches Out To DEA To Get Names Of PED-Linked Players

According to ESPN, authorities are considering giving Major League Baseball the information that it wants. If and when the league gets the names, suspensions will likely be handed down quickly.

08/07/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Compelling Stories On West Coast Dominate As MLB Second Half Begins

Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.

07/17/2014

(Credit: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: A New Experience — A Game Within The Game

While fantasy players will always have an interest in a game whether the game itself is important or not, the connect apps from OneUp can keep all fans glued to the action.

07/16/2014

Jonny Gomes #5 of the Boston Red Sox spits out chewing tobacco after grounding into a double play against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on August 29, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Palladino: It’s Time For MLB To Ban Chewing Tobacco

It’s too late for the best pure hitter of our generation. But with a little change in culture, MLB could save others.

06/18/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Cops Complete Probe Into Stolen A-Rod Documents

A Florida police department has completed its investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s probe into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs.

05/11/2014

Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe tags the Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki, bottom, during an attempted steal in the 11th inning on April 20, 2014, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.  Suzuki was initially called safe, but the called was overturned on replay review. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira Voices Displeasure With MLB’s Replay Rules

The idea of replay is to get the calls on the field right, and so far Major League Baseball has done a pretty good job of doing just that. However, there have been certain “gray areas” that have forced umpires into tough spots.

04/21/2014

Trevor Hoffman (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images); Mariano Rivera (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball To Name Best Closer Awards After Rivera, Hoffman

It’s only fitting. Major League Baseball has honored the top closers in baseball for years, but soon will rename its awards after arguably the two best relievers to ever pick up a ball.

04/09/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez Wants To Keep Video Deposition Uncirculated

The third baseman agreed to accept a season-long suspension, but he is continuing to pursue his medical-malpractice case against orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Ahmad and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

03/26/2014

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

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