Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Crotia's Ivan Ljubicic during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on Monday.
A cricket fan displays a message to Pakistan's batsman Ahmed Shehzad during the fifth and final one-day international cricket match against the West Indies in Georgetown, Guyana.
Dominican-born Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz runs on the base paths during a major league game in Boston on April 8. The Dominican Republic is a baseball powerhouse. There are more Dominicans playing in the major leagues than from any other country in Latin America, and the Dominican Republic has more players in the majors than all other Latin countries combined.
For the second consecutive season, ticket prices stayed relatively flat in Major League Baseball, according to a new survey by Team Marketing Report. The average ticket price across all 30 teams is $26.91, which is only a 1.2 percent increase from last season. That percentage represents the lowest year over year increase since the company's Fan Cost Index debuted in 1991. Here are some of highlights of which teams charge the most and the least for tickets, hot dogs, and parking:
MLB Opening Day is today, with the requisite questionable weather. There are six games on the docket for MLB Opening Day, including the traditional day game in Cincinnati. Will Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reach 3,000 hits?
The World Series, featuring the Rangers and Giants, starts Wednesday night in San Francisco. With the help of texasrangers.com, we'd like to test what you know about the American League champions. You'll find answer for the previous question on following page – and at the end of the quiz.
The World Series will pit a Texas Rangers team that has both track star like speedsters and home run hitters against the San Francisco Giants, who have some of the best hurlers in the sport.
Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg are breathing big sighs of relief following the approval of the sale of the Rangers on Thursday, marking the end of a months-long struggle to take control of the club.
A bubble floats as people blow bubbles during a flash mob at Piazza del Popolo in central Rome on March 21 to welcome spring.
A security personnel walks past a wall painted with the cartoon character Homer Simpson and a bubble reading "where is the factory" in downtown Jakarta, Indonesia in February 2008. According to the readers of Entertainment Weekly, Homer Simpson is the single greatest character created for film or television during the past 20 years