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  • Playoff contenders line up for second half

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: MLB Insider Column Playoff contenders line up for second half Bud Selig was using his two favorite words earlier this week during the All-Star Game festivities in Minneapolis. "I...
  • Wild card playoff to stay one game: Selig

    (Reuters) - Major League Baseball's wild card playoff system will remain a one game, play-in to the postseason, according to commissioner Bud Selig. Selig, in an online Town Hall meeting on Tuesday with fans ahead of the All-Star Game in Minneapolis,...
  • MLB, Part II: Trade Deadline, Postseason Awards And Much More

    Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline. But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs president Theo Epstein...
  • MLB aims to snuff out smokeless tobacco

    The Sports Xchange MLB aims to snuff out smokeless tobacco In the wake of Tony Gwynn's death from salivary gland cancer, Major League Baseball and the players association hope to strive toward reducing and eliminating smokeless tobacco from the game....
  • MLB hires Bean as 'Ambassador for Inclusion'

    The Sports Xchange MLB hires Bean as 'Ambassador for Inclusion' In the wake of Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay NBA player and Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player selected in the NFL Draft, Major League Baseball took a step...
  • MLB roundup: Baseball takes aim at smokeless tobacco

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Baseball takes aim at smokeless tobacco In the wake of Tony Gwynn's death from salivary gland cancer, Major League Baseball and the players association are hoping to reduce and eliminate smokeless tobacco from the game....
  • A's already set up to roll through the postseason

    A's already set up to roll through the postseason
    Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline. But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
  • Is three hours too long for the Home Run Derby?

    Is three hours too long for the Home Run Derby?
    Why must it take three hours to complete the Home Run Derby? On Tuesday, one day after another sluggish derby, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig offered a blunt explanation. “Television wants a three-hour program,” he said. ESPN airs the...
  • Jeter, Trout power AL to All-Star victory

    MINNEAPOLIS The moment was staged for TV. Red Sox manager John Farrell instructed White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez to wait until Fox returned from a commercial break between the third and fourth innings of Tuesday's 85th All-Star Game. Ramirez stepped...
  • A look at each division entering the second half of the season

    Bud Selig's fondest dream in his last year as commissioner, much as it has been every other year, is competitive balance. The National League surely is answering his every wish, then. The top seven teams in the 15-team league are separated by only two...
  • Bug Selig happy with replay, thinks pace can be better

    Bug Selig happy with replay, thinks pace can be better
    MINNEAPOLIS — Commissioner Bud Selig addressed the Baseball Writers' Association of America before Tuesday night’s All-Star Game, giving his views on a variety of topics. Here are some excerpts from Selig’s news conference, which...
  • Neal Justin: TV had some hits, a few errors

    MINNEAPOLIS The Fox TV broadcast handled Derek Jeter's exit well. The build up to it, not so much. Fox's coverage of the All-Star Game was far from perfect, but Joe Buck and his booth mates handled one matter just right: When Derek Jeter took his last...