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Longtime MLB slugger Rusty Staub dies at 73

/ Mar 29, 2018

Longtime MLB slugger Rusty Staub dies at 73

The New York Mets have announced that former slugger Rusty Staub has died at 73. The team said in a statement he died Thursday after an illness in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, hours before the start of the baseball season. A team ...

Tomooka says young athletes should play different sports

Jan 22, 2017

Tomooka says young athletes should play different sports

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The term "strength and conditioning" in sports is relatively unknown in Japan, and specialty coaches are often confused with athletic trainers, who are skilled in prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Strength and conditioning is a method of improving your physical athletic ability ...

Raines indifferent on Hall

/ Jan 30, 2016

Raines indifferent on Hall

Tim Raines says he doesn't spend a lot of time thinking about baseball's Hall of Fame. Raines fell 23 votes shy of the necessary 75 percent this month, and next year's ballot will be the 10th and final time he is eligible for consideration by ...

/ May 29, 2015

Montreal mayor seeks some MLB regular-season games in 2016

The mayor of Montreal has asked MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year. Mayor Denis Coderre met with commissioner Manfred in New York on Thursday. Coderre says six or seven teams have expressed an interest ...

Pedro awaits call from Hall

/ Jan 3, 2015

Pedro awaits call from Hall

As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last four NL Cy Young Awards — the last one unanimously. But when fans ask if he's ever witnessed anyone as good ...