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Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

BALTIMORE | Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.

August 15, 2014 7:00 pm Related

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Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore, on Thursday.

August 15, 2014 2:43 am
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE | Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, center, smiles after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore on Thursday.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
Watch parties draw thousands for US-Belgium

Watch parties draw thousands for US-Belgium

Fans watch as Belgium scores against the U.S. during the World Cup viewing party at Solider Field on Tuesday in Chicago. Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1.

July 01, 2014 7:21 pm
Watch parties draw thousands for U.S. round of 16 match

Watch parties draw thousands for U.S. round of 16 match

AUSTIN, Texas | They turned out by the tens of thousands, some painted in red, white and blue, waving flags and chanting "I Believe!" in city parks, stadiums and sports bars from coast to coast on Tuesday to watch the U.S. national soccer team play Belgium in the knockout round of the World Cup.

July 01, 2014 7:21 pm
Match-fixer denies predicting result of a Cameroon World Cup game

Match-fixer denies predicting result of a Cameroon World Cup game

RIO DE JANEIRO | A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game.

July 01, 2014 5:01 pm
U.S. advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

U.S. advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

RECIFE, Brazil | They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans. And then, as the bus pulled away from the hotel Thursday, the U.S. World Cup team was struck with an unusual sight.

June 26, 2014 4:58 pm
Uruguay defends Suarez as FIFA scrambles

Uruguay defends Suarez as FIFA scrambles

RIO DE JANEIRO | As the world was judging Uruguay's Luis Suarez for biting a player in the World Cup, his teammates, coaches and fans in his soccer-crazy country defended the star, blaming the foreign media, his Italian opponents and uneven treatment.

June 25, 2014 5:05 pm
Spurs-Heat finals matchup has international appeal

Spurs-Heat finals matchup has international appeal

MIAMI | An hour before Game 4 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James was talking about the World Cup.

June 13, 2014 6:00 pm
Spurs-Heat finals matchup has international appeal

Spurs-Heat finals matchup has international appeal

The Spurs' Tony Parker is a Belgian-born guard who also plays for France.

June 13, 2014 3:46 pm
All eyes on Busch in 'Double' attempt

All eyes on Busch in 'Double' attempt

INDIANAPOLIS | Kurt Busch grew up glued to the TV, watching the Indianapolis 500 with his father, and he remembered the fervor caused in 1993 when Emerson Fittipaldi bypassed the usual celebratory post-race beverage for a swig of orange juice instead of milk.

May 24, 2014 3:09 pm
Souvenir cups in high demand at Augusta National

Souvenir cups in high demand at Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. | On the course, it's all about going low. Outside the ropes, it's more about stacking high.

April 12, 2014 5:51 pm
Fun tournament, cloudy future for NCAA

Fun tournament, cloudy future for NCAA

ARLINGTON, Texas | The tournament that began with the lure of a billion-dollar bracket will end at a billion-dollar stadium outside of Dallas.

April 03, 2014 4:38 pm
Richard Sherman is downright charming on media day

Richard Sherman is downright charming on media day

NEWARK, N.J. | Richard Sherman couldn't wait to start talking Tuesday.

January 28, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Super Bowl circus takes center stage

Super Bowl circus takes center stage

NEWARK, N.J. | Internet star Lil Terrio danced with cheerleaders, an Austrian man dressed as Mozart, another guy wore a Waldo costume and Nickelodeon's Pick Boy was in the house.

January 28, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Broncos QB Manning 'had concerns' about comeback

Broncos QB Manning 'had concerns' about comeback

NEWARK, N.J. | When Peyton Manning returned to the NFL after a series of neck operations that sidelined him for the entire 2011 season, there was plenty of talk about when — and even whether — he would return to the level of play that earned four MVP awards and two Super Bowl appearances.

January 28, 2014 4:48 pm
Astros draft Stanford pitcher Mark Appel at No. 1

Astros draft Stanford pitcher Mark Appel at No. 1

SECAUCUS, N.J. | This time, the Houston Astros couldn't resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick.

June 06, 2013 8:53 pm
Spoelstra, Popovich making the right moves

Spoelstra, Popovich making the right moves

MIAMI | Other than being widely known by just the first syllable of their surnames, the coaches who will match wits in these NBA Finals may seem like polar opposites.

June 04, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Spoelstra, Popovich making the right moves

Spoelstra, Popovich making the right moves

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra speaks to players against the Indiana Pacers during the first half of Game 7 in their NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series, Monday in Miami.

June 04, 2013 4:21 pm
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