National League (MLB)
Mar 19, 2013 15:25 EDT
Mike Plant, a 1980 US Olympic speedskater and executive for Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, was named as interim president of US Speedskating on Tuesday by its board of directors.
Mar 19, 2013 11:03 EDT
Tycoon John Malone's large holding company Liberty Media announced Tuesday it had agreed to lead an investment for a 27.3 percent stake in cable operator Charter Communications for $2.6 billion.
Mar 18, 2013 01:04 EDT
It has been all or nothing for the underdog Netherlands national team at the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 17, 2013 01:28 EDT
The World Baseball Classic was thrown a curve ball earlier this week when Puerto Rico shocked the star-studded United States team 4-3, dashing the Americans' hope of reaching the semi-finals.
Mar 17, 2013 01:16 EDT
A Japanese squad powered by domestic league players and without Major League Baseball talent is in position to bring a third consecutive World Baseball Classic crown back home to Asia.
Mar 16, 2013 01:27 EDT
Nelson Figueroa pitched six shutout innings and Puerto Rico edged the United States 4-3 to claim the last semi-final berth in the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 12, 2013 01:04 EDT
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has joined Taiwanese outfit EDA Rhinos in a major boost to the island's favourite sport.
Mar 11, 2013 16:20 EDT
Ace Taiwanese pitcher Chien-ming Wang Monday said he hoped to return to the US major leagues, denying reports he is mulling a deal to play in Japan.
Mar 11, 2013 01:24 EDT
The United States and the Dominican Republic both posted come-from-behind victories to win their respective pools and advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 10, 2013 03:07 EDT
Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic booked berths in the second round of the World Baseball Classic while Canada battled its way past Mexico in a game marred by a ninth-inning brawl.
Mar 10, 2013 00:04 EST
Angel Pagan went three-for-five as Puerto Rico booked a berth in the second round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic with a 6-3 victory over favoured Venezuela.
Mar 09, 2013 19:45 EST
Michael Saunders went 4-for-4 and Justin Morneau drove in three runs as Canada routed Mexico 10-3 Saturday in a first-round World Baseball Classic game that included a ninth-inning brawl.
Mar 09, 2013 01:40 EST
Adrian Gonzalez blasted a home run and drove in three runs as Mexico shocked the United States 5-2 in a stunning first-round upset at the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 08, 2013 21:22 EST
Major League Baseball slugger Carlos Beltran sparked a three-run first inning that powered Group C host Puerto Rico to a 3-0 victory over Spain in the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 08, 2013 12:19 EST
Slugger Sho Nakata earned a game-winning run by hitting a sacrifice fly in an extra inning to give two-time defending champions Japan a 4-3 victory over Taiwan in the World Baseball Classic on Friday.
Mar 07, 2013 22:47 EST
Anthony Rizzo smacked a two-run double in the ninth inning as European champions Italy opened Pool D in the World Baseball Classic with a come-from-behind 6-5 win over Mexico.
Mar 06, 2013 02:26 EST
Ray Chang hailed the biggest hit of his life after his two-run single secured China's win over Brazil and a spot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, a result which looks set to boost the sport in the country.
Mar 02, 2013 12:58 EST
Two-time defending champions Japan narrowly beat Brazil and 2009 finalists South Korea were shocked 5-0 by the Netherlands as the World Baseball Classic got off to an engrossing start on Saturday.
Feb 27, 2013 09:29 EST
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has been holding talks about playing for a Taiwanese professional baseball team in the spring season, the team's leading coach said Wednesday.
Feb 20, 2013 21:43 EST
US President Barack Obama marveled that playing golf with Tiger Woods was like teeing it up with someone from "another planet."