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The New York Yankees, left, and the Boston Red Sox line up for the national anthem before a baseball game in London on June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals Headed to London in 2023

For the first time in four years, Major League Baseball action is returning to London. The second installment of the London Series will take place June 24–25, 2023, when the Chicago Cubs take on the division rival St. Louis Cardinals at London Stadium. “The Cardinals are excited and honored to be a part of the […]

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Major League Baseball Expands Partnership with MGM Resorts and BetMGM

Major League Baseball, MGM Resorts International, and BetMGM have announced the expansion of an integrated partnership that, in 2018, designated MGM Resorts as MLB’s first official gaming sponsor. BetMGM will continue to be an Official Sports Betting Partner of MLB while MGM Rewards will be the title sponsor of this year’s All-Star celebrity softball game […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Unvaccinated Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, Another Part of a Tumultuous Year Posted: Monday, July […]

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MLB Names EL1 Sports Training Partner for Youth Baseball and Softball

Major League Baseball has announced a partnership with EL1 Sports to create a new approach to youth baseball and softball development. The partnership will support existing local youth sports ecosystems around the country and promote the game by expanding access to youth baseball and softball instruction for players of all skill levels and socioeconomic backgrounds. […]

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San Diego Padres left fielder Allen Cordoba passes a logo for Play Ball, an initiative from Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, during the fifth inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies in 2017. Players voted Thursday to accept MLB's offer on a new labor deal, paving way to end 99-day lockout and salvage 162-game season. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Baseball is Back: Lockout Ends as MLBPA, Owners Reach CBA Agreement

Belatedly, it is time to play ball. Major League Baseball’s lockout by owners was ended on Thursday after a new five-year collective bargaining agreement was agreed upon and ratified, ending a 99-day lockout and coming just in time to allow MLB to have a full 162-game season that will start April 7. Spring training camps […]

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau in an empty stadium during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Major League Baseball Rejects Rays’ Split-Season Plan Between Tampa Bay, Montreal

The proposed plan to split the Rays’ Major League Baseball seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal has been rejected by MLB, the team announced on Thursday. The MLB Executive Council allowed the Rays in June 2019 to explore plans for a shared season with the team playing games in spring training in Tampa Bay, then […]

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Orioles to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Camden Yards in 2022

The Baltimore Orioles have unveiled plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards throughout the 2022 season. Since April 6, 1992, when the Orioles hosted the first game at the Populous-designed stadium, it has become an iconic venue that inspired a generation of ballpark construction. In the 30 years that have […]

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau in an empty stadium during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Rays Ballpark Financial Plan in Works in Tampa Bay

Financial plans for a new baseball stadium in Tampa Bay to host the Rays for half of each Major League Baseball season are being examined by the city of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor told The Tampa Bay Times last week. The Rays’ lease at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg expires after the 2027 season and […]

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Major League Baseball to Increase Housing Options for Minor League Players

Stepping up improvements for minor leaguers after widespread criticism, Major League Baseball’s new housing policy will require teams to provide furnished accommodations, with no more than two players per bedroom and housing “located at a reasonable, commutable distance from the ballpark,” with teams being responsible for basic utility bills, the league announced on Thursday. Major […]

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