Have a few hours to kill? Watch these Nolan Ryan videos and re-live the career of one of the greatest pitchers to ever play the game. Ryan won over 300 games and holds career records for strikeouts and no-hitters
Baseball is testing out a series of new rules in an effort to speed up the game. They're trying them out in some off-season minor league games...and if they work out, they could be instituted at the major league level.
Ever since Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon, several Major League Baseball stadiums have been showing their support by playing Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" leading into the bottom of the eighth inning. Well, Neil's been Tweeting his thanks to several teams for doing it. Read all about it on the next page!
Baseball season kicked off with a few games Thursday, and a lot more games this weekend. Now that the administrative stuff is out of the way, let's talk about what's REALLY important: Eating hot dogs at those games! Read more on the next page!
Baseball just isn't fair. And that's because, unlike the NFL, teams don't share revenue. Which means that teams in bigger cities make more money and hire better players. Which makes them consistent winners and leads to more revenue. And there's no better example of baseball's uneven playing field than this: In the coming year, New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will make almost as much as the entire 27-man roster for the Kansas City Royals! Read the breakdown and see more salary statistics on the next page.
Calling baseball "America's pastime" is getting to be patronizing at this point. Because football passed it a long time ago . . . and that ain't changing anytime soon.
The Harris Poll just released their annual list of the most popular sports in the U.S., and for the 25th year in a row, NFL football was number one. Read the full results on the next page...