Baseball

Union accelerates historic practice of heightened saving at tail end of labor cycle

Next year's slate to mark 20th anniversary of September 11 terrorist attacks with Yankees-Mets game at Citi Field

Sport in Japan is making tentative progress in its return after the Covid-19 shutdown, as authorities and organisers implement various measures to re-admit fans and lay the ground for the Tokyo Olympics…

Numerous teams forced to cancel or delay workouts

Despite Covid-19, league seeks to stick to historic norms

After months of speculation, the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is reportedly set to be postponed this week. Australian media reports say an official announcement will be made on Friday.

Initially low test results followed by more player opt-outs

Dodger Stadium to now host 2022 iteration of annual event

The Detroit Tigers have become the first Major League Baseball team to land a partnership with a sportsbook after securing a multiyear agreement with PointsBet

O'Conner says affiliated minors "in dire straits"

At least four players among those opting out amid Covid-19 concerns

MLB seeking cooperation from Canadian government

Baseball shrine had been closed for more than three months

Virus-adjusted campaign set to start in late July in teams' home markets

Owners, players fail to reach negotiated agreement

Salary dispute rocked by growing Covid-19 fears

Japan's biggest domestic sports league, Nippon Professional Baseball, started its 2020 season on Friday after a three-month delay due to the Covid-19 shutdown

Players, owners remain sharply divided on number of games

South Korean baseball was among the first sport to resume during the Covid-19 pandemic but without expected gate revenue some clubs are now facing financial difficulties

Manfred, Clark have first face-to-face meeting in three months

The likelihood of a 2020 Major League Baseball season being played at all has gone down dramatically after league commissioner Rob Manfred said he is “not confident” of that happening amid fractious lab…

One of league's key cable TV partners set to remain in place

League likely to impose length of amended regular season as labor situation grows grim

Reformatted event continues strong US ratings run for any original or live sports content