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MLB bans Padres player for betting on his team's games

Tucupita Marcano bet on 25 Pittsburgh Pirates games while a member of the team, the MLB said when d…

Geoff Weiss   


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Carlyle billionaire David Rubenstein is buying MLB's Baltimore Orioles: reports

The Angelos family is expected to sell the Orioles to a group including David Rubenstein and billio…

George Glover   


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Willie Mays, San Francisco Giants legend, dead at 93

Willie Mays, who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979, has died at age 93.

Amanda Goh   


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The Kansas City Chiefs want millions in tax incentives so the team can switch states

The Kansas City Chiefs and Royals want to move from Missouri to Kansas as lawmakers vote on a tax-i…

Grace Eliza Goodwin   


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Sports leagues got millions in betting company sponsorships. Then came the gambling scandals.

As sports-betting has become increasingly lucrative and commonplace, a series of scandals starring …

Geoff Weiss   


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A sports bettor scored an 80,860% gain on a $100 parlay ticket for the NBA Championship

Wayne Shelton placed a Hail Mary sports bet last year that ultimately turned a $100 parlay ticket i…

Matthew Fox   


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A bettor sitting on a $1.7 million payout if the Thunder win the NBA title is hedging by letting in outside investors

His parlay ticket included championships for the Texas Rangers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oklahoma Ci…

Matthew Fox   


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The Enhanced Games wants to take on the Olympics by embracing steroids and athlete pay. Meet the founder.

Billionaires, including Peter Thiel, are backing the Enhanced Games, an Olympics-style event that a…

Lloyd Lee   


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I was a student-athlete in high school before getting picked in this year's MLB draft at 19. Juggling academia and training was worth it.

Stone Russell played baseball in high school. Now he's playing for one of the Kansas City Royals' …

Stone Russell   


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MLB threw 120 years of history in the trash by adding a clock. Now fans are flocking to games and baseball is so freaking back.

Since MLB instituted a pitch clock, game times are down by 26 minutes and average attendance is up …

Tony Manfred   


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6 big questions about ESPN, Fox, and WBD's new sports streamer that could shake up the TV world

A new streamer from ESPN, Fox, and Warner Bros. Discovery could change how we watch sports, but muc…

Ashley Rodriguez   


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MLB closer Daniel Bard is relieved he can be public about his anxiety, says it's more common in majors than people think

Daniel Bard will take some time away to start the season, and thinks anxiety is likely more common …

Tyler Lauletta   


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MLB's new pitch clock is moving games 22 minutes faster and ending some of the most infuriating parts of watching baseball

Manny Machado was the first batter to get dinged for a strike thanks to the new pitch clock. He won…

Tyler Lauletta   


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MLB Commissioner says league is prepared to step in to broadcast games — and maybe even end blackouts — as Bally Sports heads toward bankruptcy

Rob Manfred said the MLB will air games if current broadcasting rights contracts are terminated, pr…

Aaron McDade   


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An Insider investigation found MLB used a third type of baseball that was found at events like the postseason and Yankees games

After using two baseballs during the 2021 season, it appears MLB used a third baseball in particula…

Scott Davis   


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Spike Lee promises, 'You're gonna see a very open, honest Derek Jeter' in ESPN docuseries 'The Captain'

Spike Lee lauded director Randy Wilkins, who told Insider that earning the Yankee legend's trust wa…

Meredith Cash   


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Phillies player set to lose $260,000 for being unvaccinated says he isn't concerned about 'a little bit of money'

J.T. Realmuto cannot play in Toronto and is set to lose about $260,000 in salary, but he is not swe…

Scott Davis   


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A Mets player blasted a 408-foot home run after a fan taunted him for having no 'power'

Jeff McNeil promptly hit his second home run of the year after a Giants fan called him weak.

Scott Davis   


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Yankees' Josh Donaldson suspended 1 game for making a 'disrespectful' comment by calling an opponent 'Jackie'

Josh Donaldson said his comment was a reference to Tim Anderson, who is Black, calling himself the …

Scott Davis   


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Chelsea FC's new American owner wants the Premier League to have an All-Star Game like the NBA and MLB

"Ultimately I hope the Premier League takes a little bit of a lesson from American sports," said To…

Barnaby Lane