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Buster Olney reported that Aaron Judge is among three Yankees players in COVID-19 protocols, while three others have already tested positive for the coronavirus. (Image: Bob Levey/Getty)

Yankees COVID-19 Outbreak Postpones Thursday Night Game vs. Red Sox

The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox both arrived at Yankee Stadium on Thursday expecting to kick off the second half of the 2021 MLB season. Instead, a COVID-19 outbreak gave the game a distinctly 2020 feel. MLB officials postponed the Thursday night game after multiple Yankees tested […]

Joey Gallo trade rumors are heating up, with both the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres supposedly interested in the left-handed hitter. (Image: Dustin Bradford/Getty)

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees, Padres in the Market for Joey Gallo

The Texas Rangers are well out of playoff contention and will almost certainly be looking to sell at the trade deadline. At the top of their to-do list could be trading All-Star outfielder Joey Gallo, and there should be no shortage of landing spots for the power batter. Gallo is […]

Kris Bryant trade rumors have intensified as the Cubs have fallen out of the NL Central race, with the New York Mets emerging as a likely landing spot. (Image: Getty)

MLB Trade Rumors: Will Kris Bryant Finally End Up on the Mets?

The Chicago Cubs lost 13 of their final 15 games heading into the All-Star break, including a disastrous 11-game losing streak that took them from the top of the NL Central to eight games back of the Brewers. That could make Chicago a seller at the upcoming trade deadline, with […]

FOX aired an anime-style introduction video for Shohei Ohtani during the 2021 MLB All-Star Game. (Image: FOX/MLB)

VIDEO: Watch that Wild Shohei Ohtani All-Star Game Anime Intro Again

Shohei Ohtani was the main attraction at the 2021 MLB All-Star Game, and FOX focused much of its attention on the Japanese two-way star early in the broadcast while he was still on the field. That culminated in a stylized anime intro before Ohtani’s second at-bat. When Ohtani came to […]

Shohei Ohtani will bat leadoff and take the mound for the American League in the 2021 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night. (Image: Getty)

MLB All-Star Game Odds and Props: Bettors Backing NL and the Over

Major League Baseball’s best will face off in the 2021 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night, and bettors have already picked a side – though there’s no overwhelming consensus on which way the game will go. According to BetMGM, gamblers have placed 54% of all tickets and 61.4% of the […]

The Chicago Cubs are suffering through a 10-game losing streak, one that could sink their hopes of being playoff contenders this season. (Image: Justin K. Aller/Getty)

Chicago Cubs Fading from Contention After 10-Game Losing Streak

On June 24, Zach Davies and three relievers combined for a no-hitter as the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers 4-0 in Los Angeles. The win kept Chicago tied atop the NL Central standings, a position they had been in – sometimes even with a slight lead – for most of […]

Shohei Ohtani (left) and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (right) have left everyone else behind in the race for AL MVP. (Image: USA Today/Reuters)

Midseason MLB Awards: Ohtani and Guerrero in Two-Way Race for AL MVP

Given the two-way performance that Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has produced this year, it would take something special from another player to challenge him for the AL MVP award. But through the first half of the season, Toronto Blue Jays star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has put up […]

Sports NFTs are broadly dropping in price, but some products – like Topps MLB Premium Packs – are managing to hold their ground rather well. (Image: AtomicHub)

Sports NFTs Suffer in the Wake of Falling Crypto Prices

The price of Bitcoin fell from a high of more than $63,000 in mid-April to a low of less than $32,000 at various times in June. Ethereum peaked at over $4,100, only to fall to under $1,800 on Saturday. And while cryptocurrency prices have begun to rebound, the damage seems […]

AEG founder Philip F. Anschutz poses with the team and the Stanley Cup after defeating the New Jersey Devils in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Devils 6-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Image: Christian Petersen/Getty)

AEG Founder Selling LA Lakers Stake to Dodgers, Sparks Owners

Philip F. Anschutz is set to sell his stake in the NBA’s LA Lakers to LA Dodgers owners Mark Walter and Todd Boehly. Anschutz, founder of the entertainment and sports conglomerate AEG, owns 27% of the Lakers. The proposed sale still needs approval by the NBA’s Board of Governors. Assuming […]

Gerrit Cole was among several MLB pitchers to publicly bash the league for its implementation of a foreign substance ban. (Image: Joshua Bessex/Getty)

MLB Pitchers Sound Off on Upcoming Foreign Substance Ban

Starting Monday, Major League Baseball will expect its umpires to begin enforcing its rules against applying foreign substances to the ball, complete with 10-game suspensions for violators. And while feelings about the new rules are mixed, many pitchers are taking issue with how the league is implementing the regulations. Several […]

Major League Baseball has announced a crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances, with enforcement set to begin on Monday. (Image: Patrick Smith/Getty)

Sticky Situation: MLB Unveils New Guidelines on Foreign Substances for Pitchers

Major League Baseball rules already prohibit pitchers from using foreign substances to improve their grip on the ball, but that hasn’t stopped players from flaunting that rule — to varying degrees — for decades. But starting on Monday, MLB officials say they’ll be cracking down on ball-tampering in an attempt […]

The New York Yankees have lost seven of nine games, and are rapidly falling out of the AL East race. (Image: Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)

Yankees Slide into Fourth Place Worries Manager, Fans, Bookmakers

The New York Yankees suffered a sweep at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend, the latest in a string of disappointing results for the preseason World Series favorites. The Phillies blanked the Yankees 7-0 on Sunday, handing New York its third straight loss and its seventh defeat […]