The Pace Isn’t The Problem; People Are The Problem


MLB is changing its rules to pick up the pace. But according to Nate Graziano, it’s not that the games are too long; it’s that we’ve become too damned impatient.

What Did Martin Luther King Know About Sports That We All Should Understand?

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

How Major League Baseball Is Helping Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

How Major League Baseball Is Helping to Prove That Paternity Leave Makes Sense

Tom Burns thinks that Major League Baseball’s decision to support New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s right to paternity leave speaks volumes and deserves more attention than it’s getting

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Why Baseball’s Daniel Murphy Is an Ordinary Dad and Why That’s Extraordinary

Doyin Richards dismisses the media uproar over New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave, arguing that Murphy’s actions reflect the behavior of any sane, responsible parent

11 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for MLB Fans


To mark baseball’s return, Fran Berkman at The Daily Dot offers the 11 Twitter accounts fans everywhere should be following.

10 Things Major League Baseball Should Change Right Now


Though psyched, as always, that baseball is once again here, Neil Cohen suggests 10 changes that would make the game even better than it is.

Baseball’s New Three-Letter Word: CTE


Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel committed suicide in 2012. It’s now been confirmed he suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the national pastime’s first documented case. Neil Cohen discusses how MLB is getting proactive.

Happy to Be So Wrong About the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates


Scott Behson predicted another second half swoon for the Pirates. It takes a good man to admit when he’s wrong.

Top 5 Lessons Fathers Can Learn from Watching the MLB Playoffs

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The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing (no pun intended), and there are dozens of reasons not to miss a single inning.

It’s Not About the Muscles


In the wake of A-Rod’s suspension, Ryan Bradley talks to his son about Performance Enhancing Drugs.

A-Rod: Not With a Bang But a Whimper


Liam Day realizes that for any number of reasons, he shouldn’t have sympathy for Alex Rodriquez …

I Hate to Rain on the Pirates’ Parade, But. . .


As a long-suffering fan himself, Scott Behson empathizes with fans who root for the Pirates. Still, he feels the need to tell them the truth.

Major League Baseball’s Paternity Leave In Practice


Jason Kubel, Michael Bourn, and Miguel Gonzalez are the latest players to avail themselves of Major League Baseball’s paternity leave. Scott Behson updates us.

Mr. McGwire Goes to Washington

Mr Mcgwire goes to Washington

Andrew Scott writes about how the slugger disappointed one baseball fan—but not by taking steroids

The Cleveland Indians’ Nick Swisher Takes Paternity Leave


Scott Behson says that, though only 72 hours, Major League Baseball’s paternity leave sets a desperately needed example.

What the “Freak” Is Going On?


Tim Lincecum is just one of many pitching aces who’s lost his fastball. Neil Cohen wonders if it matters? (Hint: yes, if you’re Lincecum)