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LAS VEGAS — LeBron James has made no secret of his desire to hitch Michael Jordan within the NBA’s ownership ranks, and now he has a goal market in mind for his future team.The Los Angeles...
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday pardoned 1000's of people convicted of possessing marijuana, saying the present system "is unnecessary" and sending pot stocks soaring on the news.The pardons apply only to federal offenders convicted of "easy...

Vin Scully Helped California Baseball Take Root

At the tip of the 1957 baseball season, Brooklyn Dodgers management packed up for a long-threatened move across the continent.Into the hypothetical moving trunks...

The Baseball Reliquary Survived and Is ‘Higher than True’

LOS ANGELES — Now on display on the Los Angeles Central Library through November in an exhibit entitled “Something in Common.” There's a San...

Jackie Robinson Museum Focuses on Civils Rights and Baseball

Jackie Robinson’s family home in Stamford, Conn., had a den featuring trophies, artifacts and an enormous scrapbook commemorating his many achievements. David Robinson, his...

Baseball Hall of Famers Compete Over Statues

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The unofficial greeters on the Hall of Fame stand together, in bronze, by the ticket booths within the museum lobby. They're...

At All-Star Game, Joe Davis Will Turn into the Voice of Baseball

“We’d exit on a Friday night, have a superb time, a few beers, and there was Joe up in his room, watching baseball on...

Circling the Bases as Baseball Nears Its Midpoint

The All-Star break has typically been used to separate up baseball’s first and second halves. While that has all the time been misleading —...

Former Cuban Stars Wish to Play in World Baseball Classic

Every few years, the identical feeling of longing returns for Yuli Gurriel and Aledmys Díaz.The Houston Astros infielders defected from Cuba, abandoning teams representing...

Tennessee Eliminated From Baseball Playoffs by Notre Dame

The University of Tennessee was widely heralded as one of the best college baseball team in a generation. But like so many other top...

Tennesee Baseball and Oklahoma Softball Are on Top of Their Sports

With the seasons coming to a conclusion, two teams stand at the highest of the school baseball and softball worlds, far, far above their...

‘Baseball Players Don’t Dance’? The Savannah Bananas Beg to Differ.

Whatever your connection (or lack thereof) to baseball, the Bananas are here to entertain you. While major-league games are getting longer and slower, frustrating...

Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101

Like his mother, Mr. Angell became a Recent Yorker fiction editor, discovering and nurturing writers, including Ann Beattie, Bobbie Ann Mason and Garrison Keillor....

The Oakland Athletics are the Loneliest Team in Baseball

OAKLAND, Calif. — On one quiet night earlier this month, fewer than 3,000 fans attended an Athletics game. It was so vacant and tranquil...

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