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  • MLB roundup: Schilling says cancer in remission

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Schilling says cancer in remission Curt Schilling, who won 216 games in 20 major league seasons, announced Wednesday that his cancer diagnosed in February is in remission. The type of cancer still has not been disclosed....
  • A's finalize 10-year stadium lease extension

    The Sports Xchange A's finalize 10-year stadium lease extension The Oakland Athletics finalized a 10-year lease extension for O.co Coliseum on Wednesday. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig issued the following statement: "I commend the Oakland...
  • Former minor leaguer fights for better conditions for players

    COLUMBIA, Mo. In 2006, Garrett Broshuis was in his third year of professional baseball, pitching for the Connecticut Defenders in Norwich, Conn., a Double A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, the organization that chose the Mizzou righthander in the...
  • Yankees bring reminders of Cubs' shortcomings

    Yankees bring reminders of Cubs' shortcomings
    For kicks Tuesday night at Wrigley Field against the Yankees, the Cubs should give out horseshoes and fake hand grenades to the first 20,000 fans to celebrate coming close. Before you scoff, consider the Cubs have tried worse marketing ideas — and...
  • Phillies take pitchers in first two rounds

     
    Commissioner Bud Selig announced picks at the 2014 MLB Draft. The Phillies took pitchers with their first two selections. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images) The Phillies have a number of needs but addressed possibly their biggest in the first two rounds of the...
  • Protests at Comcast annual meeting; baseball may want Bob Iger

    Protests at Comcast annual meeting; baseball may want Bob Iger
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for the summer news slowdown. The Skinny: "Homeland" producers should watch FX's "The Americans" to see how you make a compelling show that ends stories and creates new ones while being true to itself and its...
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  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    Here's how The Times' Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 major league teams this week: 1. OAKLAND: Trout or Cabrera? Try 3B Josh Donaldson, who has outhomered both and leads the majors in runs. (4) 2. TORONTO: 1B Edwin Encarnacion hit 16 home runs in May....
  • Urgency is needed in selecting Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner

    Adam Silver spoke with authority, boldness and precision. When the NBA commissioner made the first major decision of his tenure, banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life, Silver spoke as if he had been groomed for the job for some time. In fact,...
  • Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp

    Why I hope Donald Sterling fights the NBA to the last gasp
    Few things are as disgusting as the sight of a big business enterprise swaddling itself in morality and sanctimony, proclaiming its high ethical standards.  I'm looking at you, NBA. The National Basketball Assn. has been showered with praise for the...
  • Selig talks Phillies, Montgomery and replay at Citizens Bank Park

     
    Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was at Citizens Bank Park Wednesday after accepting The Wistar Institue President's award earlier in the day in Philadelphia. The award recognizes a public figure who not only has confronted cancer, but has...
  • Astros select high school LHP Aiken first overall

    Astros select high school LHP Aiken first overall
    Becoming the first team to make the first overall pick a third consecutive year, the Houston Astros chose left-hander Brady Aiken Thursday to open the baseball draft. Aiken, from Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, told MLB Network he models...