Here are some offbeat facts about the 2013 MLB All-Star Game in New York City.
Pointing to concerns about players' health, Major League Baseball announced plans to eliminate home-plate collisions on Wednesday. The decision could go into effect next season, pending approval from the players' association.
Many are calling Sunday's contest the first major electoral test for Nicolás Maduro's administration, as it faces sky-high inflation, and a long list of economic woes. Can star power lend a hand?
Ryan Braun, the 2011 National League MVP, was suspended for the rest of the season. Ryan Braun was cited for unspecified "violations" of both baseball's drug program and labor contract. Who's next?
All-Star Game: Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, and the American League beat the National League 3-0.
Home Run Derby: Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Bryce Harper to win the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday, becoming the first player left out of the annual All-Star game to take home the crown.
Matt Harvey of the host New York Mets will be the starting pitcher for the NL, while Detroit's Max Scherzer will start for the AL Tuesday night.
Check out some of Piazza's thoughts on baseball from his autobiography 'Long Shot.'
In 'Long Shot,' 12-time all-star Mike Piazza recounts his unlikely path from suburban Philadelphia to the big leagues and even how it led to a trip to the Vatican.
A Miami paper says Alex Rodriguez (ARod) of the New York Yankees purchased human growth hormone (HGH) and other banned substances from a Miami clinic.