Tag: Major League Baseball

Green Bay Packers link arms during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Poll: NFL No Longer America’s Favorite Sport

Professional football is no longer viewed as America’s favorite sport as the NFL wanes in popularity due to the NFL players’ national anthem protests, according to a new poll.

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Tim Tebow Plotting Comeback–on the Baseball Diamond

ESPN commentator and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow may be looking to jump to a different pro sports league with plans to hold a tryout for Major League Baseball teams, his agents report.

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New York Daily News: Ban ‘God Bless America’ from Ball Games

New York Daily News writer Gersh Kuntzman wrote an article Thursday entitled “Major League Baseball Must Permanently Retire ‘God Bless America,’ a Song That Offends Everyone,” where the writer asserts that “‘God Bless America’ should be sent permanently to the bench.”

A sign welcomes fans to Dodger Stadium as the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Houston Astros on August 26, 2005 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Astros went on to win 2-1. (Photo by Stephen Dunn /Getty Images)

In Major League First, Dodgers Sign Israeli

TEL AVIV – The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Dean Kremer Tuesday, marking the first time an Israeli signs a contract with a Major League Baseball team.

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Baseball Game Shows Obama, Castro Precisely What’s Missing in Cuba

The Tampa Bay Rays play the Cuban National Team on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in an exhibition game in Latinoamericano Stadium in Havana. Maybe next year the Cuban government permits their baseball team to travel to Tropicana Field in St. Pete to even this up as a home-and-home series. It would save fuel costs for a return trip, after all, and Cuba, like its army of prostitutes, really, really needs the money.

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Pete Rose: ‘I Should Actually Be the Commissioner of Baseball’

All-time hits leader Pete Rose held a press conference at his Las Vegas, NV restaurant to respond to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred denying his reinstatement to the league. In front of a large crowd, “Charlie Hustle” said he was

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CA Bans Smokeless Tobacco at MLB Parks

California politicians want Major League Baseball players to quit chewing tobacco so badly that they made the decision for them.

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Michael Keaton Heckles Heckler at Pirates-Braves Game

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves put on an offensive fireworks display in the Pirates’ 10-8 win at Atlanta’s Turner Field Friday night – but the sparks apparently extended into the audience as actor Michael Keaton took a stand against a heckler who was after Pirates center-fielder Andrew McCutchen all night.