MLB Home Run Derby takes place Monday night in Phoenix. Four AL sluggers will face a quartet of NL bashers in the MLB Home Run Derby.
1918 World Series: new information about the 1918 World Series points at strong influence from gamblers, and the possibility that the Cubs threw the game against the Red Sox.
An anti-government protester, his face painted with the colours of his national flag looks on during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen. Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have packed a main square in the capital and are on the march elsewhere across the nation, demanding the country's ruler of 32 years step down. Arabic reads on his face, 'Leave.'
A Russian circus artist performs with his snake during the dress rehearsal of the Miracle and Mirage show of the Russian water circus at Budapest's Grand Circus.
"A Game of Inches" by Peter Morris takes present-day readers on a tour of baseball's origins. Here are 10 interesting glimpses into the game of the past – and how it impacts baseball as we know it today.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jimmy Breslin scores a solid base hit with this concise, lively biography of game-changing baseball manager Branch Rickey.
Fox blackout: In preparation for an extended blackout, Cablevision e-mailed its customers Wednesday saying it will reimburse them $10 to cover the cost of paying to watch the games online through MLB.com.
World Series number 106, between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants, gets underway in 'The City by the Bay' Wednesday night. This will be the 19th time the Giants franchise qualified for the World Series. With help from sanfranciscogiants.com, take our quiz and put your Giants knowledge to the test. Answers to questions can be found on subsequent pages and on the final question page.
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.
The premier TV sports matchup Monday is not the pairing of premier southpaws from the Rangers and Yankees, it's the ALCS against Monday Night Football.