MLB, The Giants, And The Law Job The A's ... Again

Major League Baseball is breathing a huge sigh of relief after a federal appeals court upheld a broad scope of the league's exemption from federal antitrust law on Thursday. But the league's win comes at a high price for the Oakland A's—and adds to the literal shitstorm the A's are in at the old and dilapidated… » 1/16/15 2:06pm 1/16/15 2:06pm

Report: A-Rod Refuses To Give Bosch Money; Bosch Cuts Deal With MLB

According to the New York Daily News, Anthony Bosch tried to get money from A-Rod to help pay his mounting legal bills, due in part to the frivolous lawsuit filed by Major League Baseball for tortious interference. A-Rod refused his request, so Bosch cut a deal that would end the lawsuit and require MLB to indemnify… » 6/06/13 1:37am 6/06/13 1:37am

MLB Is Trying To Dick Some Of Its Employees Out Of Their Pensions

Sure, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball may be the plucky underdogs when the league gets into a scheduling dispute with the all-mighty NFL, but that doesn't mean the MLB isn't also a vampiric organization with its own free-market-or-bust tendencies. Case in point: MLB owners are expected to vote in favor of… » 3/19/13 6:15pm 3/19/13 6:15pm

Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams Ringing The NASDAQ Opening Bell Tomorrow

This is the most incongruous pairing of sports and the financial markets since Lenny Dykstra first emailed Jim Cramer. How did this happen » 8/28/08 2:00pm 8/28/08 2:00pm? What in the world has the Wild Thing been up to since his baseball career ended? He started his own . Well, of course he did. Mitch Williams—a Coen brothers character brought to…

Lawsuit Alleges Priest Molested Boy at 2005 White Sox Game

The lawsuit was filed against the Chicago Archdiocese yesterday. The alleged molester, priest Daniel McCormick, has already been the subject of a lawsuit settled on behalf of the archdiocese last week. In that case 11 priests were sued by 16 children. The alleged molestation occured in August of 2005 which was, of… » 8/21/08 1:00pm 8/21/08 1:00pm

New White Sox Danger: Shaving Cream Pies to the Face

And you thought Ozzie Guillen was all the White Sox had to fear in the locker room. Backup catcher Toby Hall is recovering after Jermaine Dye blocked his attempted pie to the face. Does anyone ever wonder where all these pies come from in baseball locker rooms? How many times have you had extra pies sitting around at… » 8/19/08 1:30pm 8/19/08 1:30pm

San Diego Padres Owner Loses Owner's Box After Wife Files For Divorce

At least for April, May, June, and July. Which given the Padres start to the season was probably a blessing in disguise » 8/08/08 11:00am 8/08/08 11:00am. Now John Moores is fighting to regain custody of the box. (Yeah, I know.) But his wife doesn't want to give up the box. (Ditto.) And the attorneys are up in arms trying to equitably distribute…