Op-ed: In The Long Run, Michael Sam Being Cut Was About Homophobia - Advocate.com Op-ed: In The Long Run, Michael Sam Being Cut Was About Homophobia - Gay.com 09/2/2014 - 6:42 am | View Link
Bryant edges Gallo in Minor League home run race - Texas Rangers Bryant edges Gallo in Minor League home run race - Chicago Cubs 09/1/2014 - 1:40 pm | View Link
Will Middlebrooks could follow pal Mallett out of town - Boston Herald ... quarterback for the past two seasons for a conditional draft pick in ... a lot of friendships with your teammates through the years, but it’s 09/1/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
Hosmer returns to Royals lineup - Major League Baseball Hosmer returns to Royals lineup - Kansas City Royals 09/1/2014 - 10:45 am | View Link
Finnegan takes quick trip to big leagues - Kansas City Royals Less than three months after being drafted, Brandon Finnegan is in a ... - KansasCity.com 09/1/2014 - 10:32 am | View Link
MLB Draft: Has amateur draft spending gotten out of control? Oh sure, the guy your team is taking in the first round could become a franchise cornerstone, or maybe the next big MLB superstar, but you’re gonna have to wait a few years, if he ever makes it at all. Almost every player picked in the MLB draft ... 08/18/2014 - 4:25 am | View Link
MLB draft strategies have changed over the years Baseball’s 50th amateur draft is underway! As far as organized baseball is concerned, the draft is actually a fairly recent innovation — baseball had been played professionally for roughly a century before 1965, when the league began allowing clubs to ... 06/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The MLB Draft Has A Huge Flaw That Overcompensates Baseball's Worst Teams This absurdity highlights the biggest flaw in baseball's draft. Since baseball draft picks will likely spend a few years in the minor leagues, teams do not immediately feel the impact of those picks, making it more likely that baseball's worst teams will ... 06/5/2014 - 8:41 am | View Link
Oakland Athletics MLB Draft Picks Over 10 Years With the MLB draft taking place tomorrow, we thought it would be fun to do a retrospective of the top picks made by the Oakland Athletics over the past 10 years. Some of the names on the list ring a bell, others either haven’t or never will make it to ... 06/5/2014 - 1:42 am | View Link
2014 MLB draft rules and regulations Harder than you might think, actually -- the 2014 draft is the first in three years not to add a new wrinkle -- and given that the draft has been in place since 1965, there are some arcane aspects to it that have only been made more confusing by recent ... 06/4/2014 - 11:08 pm | View Link
Draft Central | 2012 First-Year Player Draft | MLB.com: Events The deadline for Major League teams to sign their 2012 First-Year Player Draft picks passed on Friday night without the Blue Jays taking any further action. 09/2/2014 - 2:06 am | View Website
MLB Draft Blog The 2014 MLB draft has come and gone, and although plenty of teams did well over the three days, here’s a look at the five teams that improved their systems the most. 09/1/2014 - 5:52 pm | View Website
1987 Major League Baseball Draft The Major League Baseball Draft is the process by which Major League Baseball (MLB) teams select athletes to play for their organization. High school seniors, college ... 09/1/2014 - 10:42 am | View Website
ESPN: Major League Baseball Get the latest MLB baseball news, scores, stats, standings, fantasy games, and more on ESPN.com. 09/1/2014 - 7:58 am | View Website
The Baseball Draft Report « Obsessively Following the MLB ... Obsessively Following the MLB Draft Since 2009 (by Rob Ozga) 08/31/2014 - 4:49 pm | View Website
In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.
It happens dozens of times in a long match and is in full glory on the courts at Flushing Meadows: Players call for a towel to be brought to them in the middle of a game, and they quickly wipe the sweat from their faces, sometimes even their necks, arms and legs.
And then, in a fluid motion that's become part of the culture of the men's and women's tours, they casually toss the sweaty rag back to the barehanded ballkid, to be stowed neatly away for the next rubdown.
Japan's Kei Nishikori rallied for a five-set victory over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic to reach his first U. S. Open quarterfinal.
The 10th-seeded Nishikori won 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 in a match that ended at nearly 2:30 a.m.