GRANDY SETS EXAMPLE FOR BASEBALL-PLAYING COUSIN

Family ties are common in baseball. But it's notable that Calvin Rucker's second cousin is Curtis Granderson, a veteran of 15 Major...

MADDON TO TAKE A 'FLUID' APPROACH TO CLOSER ROLE

Standing at his locker, Cubs reliever Pedro Strop cracked a smile when asked for his thoughts on being the closer to start the season....

 
 
 

FARQUHAR TAKES INSPIRING FIRST STEP AT CAMP

His inspirational recovery from a brain hemorrhage complete, Danny Farquhar intends to continue beating the odds this year, aiming...

DIVERSITY SHOWCASED AT ANDRE DAWSON CLASSIC

Six of the eight coaches involved in the Andre Dawson Classic, named after the Hall of Famer and alum of tournament participant Florida...

 
 
 

'CAMPFIRE DRILL' HELPS D-BACKS PITCHERS, CATCHERS BOND

After seeing improved communication between pitchers and catchers last year, the "campfire" drill was put back on the D-backs' schedule...

RUSSELL CONTRITE, TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACTIONS

Addison Russell spoke methodically, navigating his way through a series of questions several months in the making. When the Cubs shortstop...

 
 
 

COLE, VERLANDER PUSH BACK ON 'OPENER' CONCEPT

Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander are not fans of the "opener" and explained why it's not a long-term option.

VETERAN RELIEVER STOREN JOINS KC ON MINORS DEAL

Veteran reliever Drew Storen on Friday agreed to a Minor League deal with the Royals.

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: VANDERBILT VS. VIRGINIA ON MLBN

Watch live MLB Network coverage of the MLB4 College Baseball Tournament from Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz., featuring Vanderbilt...

WILSON AMONG NON-ROSTER HOPEFULS FOR TRIBE

There are a few names on the Indians' Spring Training non-roster invitee list that don't seem to belong, and manager Terry Francona's...

 
 
 

GIANTS DUGGAR, JONES CLEARED FOR NEXT STEP IN RECOVERY

Steven Duggar and Ryder Jones continue to take steps forward in their rehab, as they were both cleared to take batting practice on...

HOW SIGNING MACHADO WOULD IMPACT PADRES

The Padres are making a serious push for star third baseman Manny Machado. Here's a breakdown of how the star third baseman could affect...

 
 
 

MACPHAIL: PHILS ARE 'UNIQUELY POISED RIGHT NOW'

Phillies president Andy MacPhail opened a 28-minute press conference on Friday afternoon at Spectrum Field with facts and figures about...

MVP REPORTS: YELICH WELCOMES NEW SEASON

It was back to baseball on Friday for the reigning National League MVP, and yeah, Christian Yelich knows you're wondering whether he...

 
 
 

DAVIS EMBRACING DATA, NEW APPROACH TO IMPROVE

Looking to preempt questions about his work ethic in a nightmare 2018 season, Chris Davis reported to Spring Training in Florida more...

BLACK LIKES BLACKMON IN ROLE OF LEADING MAN

A year after looking for ways to move Charlie Blackmon out of the leadoff spot, Rockies manager Bud Black is counting the reasons to...

 
 
 

CESPEDES CONFIDENT HE'LL RETURN TO FIELD IN 2019

Yoenis Cespedes does not know if it will be in July, or August, or September. But he does firmly believe that at some point this season,...

TWINS COMMIT TO CORE, EXTEND KEPLER & POLANCO

The Twins' focus this season will be continuing to develop their young core, and they moved to secure two of those key pieces for the...

 
 
 

FOWLER RECEIVES AFFIRMATION FROM BONDS

It was in early January, not long after Dexter Fowler had received full medical clearance to reengage in baseball activities, that...

KOPECH FEELS GREAT - BUT EXERCISING CAUTION

How good does Michael Kopech feel approximately five months removed from Tommy John surgery? Let the 22-year-old right-hander explain...

 
 
 



One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple...

One year after Parkland, shooting at Illinois factory leaves multiple police, civilians wounded

A gunman opened fire at a factory in Aurora, Illinois on Friday injuring several people including four police officers, just a day after Americans marked the grim one-year... Read more ...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his...

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall

President Trump made a declaration of national emergency to justify construction of his border wall on Friday. Trump sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to... Read more ...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so strangers would pay his bill

Well, this is one way to celebrate. Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Bellator 215 video highlights with brutal Mitrione kick to Kharitonov's cup

Gallery Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 215: Best photos view 7 images It was an anti-climactic ending to what could've been a heavyweight barnburner Friday at... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Work At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court associate justice had been working from home after receiving treatment for cancer. Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

It's a girl! Zoo's adorable baby polar bear has 1st checkup

It's a girl! Zoo's adorable baby polar bear has 1st checkup

The 11-week-old polar bear cub is "a perky, strong girl." Read more ...