Baseball

League downplays speculation of staging entire schedule in Phoenix area

Latest idea involves staging games for all 30 clubs without fans in the Phoenix area

Fifa has postponed all men's and women's international matches due to be played in June, as well as this year's Under-20 and Under-17 Women's World Cups

Distribution deal reached after stalemate of more than six years

Two-game series planned for June is latest event casualty of ongoing pandemic

Players to receive weekly pay, health benefits through May 31 amid ongoing pandemic-imposed delay

League, union reach agreement on key issues for this year including player salaries, service time accrual

Material for official MLB uniforms to be used for protective masks and gowns

MLB commissioner says "nothing's off the table" in terms of recalibrating schedule once play resumes

With the vast majority of revenues for Minor League Baseball teams deriving from gate revenues and no games happening due to the Covid-19 outbreak, economic worries are growing. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

The United States' neighbor to the south is being increasingly viewed by Major League Baseball as a viable location for both regular-season games and perhaps an expansion franchise

After gaining the legal right to look around Maricopa County for a new stadium, MLB club now focusing more of their efforts on current facility

Barry M. Bloom looks at the latest developments being made toward MLB's Spring Training facilities in the Greater Phoenix area. The area is the Spring Training home for half of MLB's 30 teams, with many playing in new or renovated facilities.

Set of 30 archival games to be shown across various media partners will feature each club

"Project 2020" will see classic baseball cards reinterpreted by a broad mix of modern artists

Korea's professional baseball league, the KBO, has renewed its long-running sponsorship with sports drink brand Pocari Sweat. The deal has been renewed for four years, from 2020 to 2023

Players to receive lump-sum payments equal to allowances set to be paid through April 8

Major League Baseball has called off planned regular-season games in Mexico and Puerto Rico due to the global Covid-19 pandemic

Each club pledging $1m in aid for employees who are typically part-time and seasonal

League says it will follow CDC guidance discouraging gatherings of more than 50 people

Network gains live OTT rights with league for much of Europe

US sports-focused streaming service fuboTV has added NHL Network, MLB Network and MLB Strike Zone to its offering

The Korea Baseball Organization has launched a tender for the distribution of its media rights in territories outside Korea, covering the 2020 to 2023 seasons

Financial services company Shinhan Bank has extended its title sponsorship of the KBO League, the top division of baseball in South Korea

Major League Baseball has signed a multi-year partnership with Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Wines, which has been designated the official wine of MLB.

Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers have announced a multiyear partnership with mobile app Fuelster, which will bring on-demand mobile fuel delivery to fans at Dodger Stadium.

League, union continue to grapple with fallout of sport's electronic sign-stealing scandal

Decision is latest in a series of on- and off-field makeovers for the MLB club

Major League Baseball has announced a multiyear deal with technology giant Google, in which Google Cloud will become the league's official cloud and cloud data and analytics partner.

Prominent streaming platform and YES Network investor to simulcast local OTA games

Coastal Plain League baseball team Savannah Bananas have announced that their historic ballpark, Grayson Stadium, will become completely advertising-free in the 2020 season.

Japanese football authorities have suspended J.League and Levain Cup matches until mid-March, due to the coronavirus outbreak

MLB venue in South Florida to become first to stage games in all three rounds of a single WBC

Brand's macaroni and cheese to be served at select ballparks

A raft of sports events in Korea have been cancelled or put under threat after a spike in coronavirus cases in the country

Long-planned RSN begins with mix of documentary programming, Spring Training coverage

Famed US sports mascot undergoes series of design changes