Single-game showdowns launch MLB postseason
NEW YORK - Single-game playoffs have produced some great moments in Major League Baseball (MLB) and a new postseason format for 2012 now guarantees two of them, with Texas, Baltimore, St. Louis and Atlanta all on the spot.
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Angels are poised for a strong second half
Outfielders Torii Hunter and Mark Trumbo believe the club, which is 42-24 since April 28, has what it takes to challenge Texas for the American League West title. Torii Hunter has peaked at the schedule coming out of the All-Star break, a grueling 23-game stretch with 13 games — 10 of them on the road — against the division-leading New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, and seven against Detroit and Tampa Bay, clubs with winning records.
Rangers, Yanks, Giants get three All-Star starters
NEW YORK (AP) -- Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton will start for the American League in the All-Star game after drawing a record total of more than 11 million fan votes.
NBC networks to televise EPL next season
NEW YORK -- All 380 English Premier League games will be televised live by NBC and its networks next season as part of a multiyear contract....
AP Sources: in Biogenesis selling doping documents
NEW YORK -- An investor who helped launch Anthony Bosch's Biogenesis of America has been trying to sell purported documents from the closed anti-aging clinic to Major League Baseball and players, several people familiar with the matter said Friday....