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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Selig To Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus; Will Get $6M Annual Pension

Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.

7 hours ago

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rob Manfred Given 5-Year Term As Baseball Commissioner

Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred.

11/20/2014

A Shoeless Joe Jackson game-used rookie bat (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallas: It’s Time For Shoeless Joe Jackson To Enter The Hall Of Fame

It’s certainly an incomplete Hall of Fame without Rose, but it’s an even bigger travesty and a disgrace of a Hall of Fame without Jackson.

08/25/2014

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Giamatti Would Have Let Rose In The Hall, Why Wouldn’t Manfred?

If Bart Giamatti was OK with it, then it should be OK with Fay Vincent. And Bud Selig. And, soon, Rob Manfred. We’ll see what, if anything, happens in the near future.

08/22/2014

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

Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball Rob Manfred speaks during a memorial tribute to Tony Gwynn by the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park on June 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A Look At Manfred, Werner And Brosnan Ahead Of MLB Commissioner Vote

Rob Manfred, Tom Werner and Tim Brosnan seek election Thursday, with a three-quarters majority of the 30 teams needed in the first contested balloting for a new commissioner in 46 years.

08/14/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Bosch Bombshells: Biogenesis Founder Talks A-Rod, PEDs, Alleged Death Threats

Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010.

01/13/2014

Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN's Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

Alex Rodriguez’s Arbitration Hearing Ends

Joseph Tacopina, one of A-Rod’s lawyers, said that Rodriguez will only testify if MLB Commissioner Bud Selig agrees to testify.

11/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kallas: Hard To Believe A-Rod’s Lawyers Will Also Walk Away From Arbitration

A-Rod’s lawyers should return to the arbitration on Thursday or Friday and continue until the end, with or without Selig’s testimony.

11/21/2013

Alex Rodriguez in studio with WFAN's Mike Francesa after walking out of MLB arbitration hearing. (Photo by Joe Cingrana/CBSNewYork.com)

A-Rod Walks Out Of Hearing Angry And Into WFAN Studios To Set Record Straight

Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. He later showed up at the WFAN studios to talk to host Mike Francesa about it.

11/20/2013

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MLB Owners Vote To Move Ahead With Expanded Replay

Rob Manfred, MLB’s chief operating officer, said present and former umpires likely would make the decisions on contested calls after reviewing video in New York.

11/14/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Lawyer: MLB Pursued A-Rod ‘At All Costs’

Alex Rodriguez is set to appear in court Thursday for a hearing in his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its commissioner, accusing them of engaging in a witch hunt.

11/07/2013

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod Failed Drug Test For Stimulants In 2006

The New York Times has reported that the three-time American League MVP failed a drug test for stimulants back in 2006. Lanny J. Davis, one of the representatives of A-Rod’s high-powered legal team, denied the accusation.

11/04/2013

MLB COO Rob Manfred (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images), A-Rod  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

MLB’s Manfred Fires Back, Says A-Rod Statement ‘Rings Very Hollow’

Alex Rodriguez resumed his criticism of MLB on Thursday. Chief operating officer Rob Manfred returned fire, calling this the “latest, sad chapter” in A-Rod’s “tarnished career.”

11/01/2013

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