Best Of Mike Francesa: January 2017 Interview With Rob ManfredBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he's reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it.
Manfred Eyes 2019 For Regular-Season Games In EuropeBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful the sport can play regular-season games in Europe for the first time in 2019.
Sweeny: It's Time For Major League Umpires To Mike UpThere has been talk again recently that umpires might start making announcements to the crowd — like NFL referees — to explain instant replay decisions.
Best Of Mike & Mad Dog: 2008 Interview With Fay VincentOn June 2, 2008, former baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent stopped by the Mike and Mad Dog show to promote his book "We Would Have Played for Nothing."
Manfred Urging Indians To Ditch Chief Wahoo LogoBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has made his strongest comments on wanting the Cleveland Indians to eradicate their Chief Wahoo logo.
MLB May Make Unilateral Rule Changes For 2018Major League Baseball intends to give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018.
Baseball Hitting, Pitching Sapped By Jet Lag, Study FindsResearchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out of a team's bats.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Has Sights Set On Speeding Up GamesBaseball's new collective bargaining agreement doesn't address the pace of play, but it's clear that's an issue at the forefront of commissioner Rob Manfred's mind.
MLB Owners, Players Ratify Labor Deal Through 2021Baseball owners and players have ratified the sport's new five-year collective bargaining agreement, extending their labor peace to 26 years through 2021.
New MLB Rookie Hazing Rules Ban Dressing As WomenThat baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.
Crisis Averted: MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealAfter days of near round-the-clock talks, negotiators reached a verbal agreement about 3 1/2 hours before the expiration of the current pact.
Free-Agent Compensation, International Draft Top MLB IssuesNegotiators for baseball players and owners are meeting this week in Irving, Texas, in an attempt to reach agreement on a collective bargaining agreement to replace the five-year contract that expires Thursday.