Today, MLB's Owners Decide How To Wage War

MLB's 30 owners will meet in Baltimore today to elect the first new commissioner since Bud Selig took the reins in 1992—unless there is enough discord and politicking to prevent any candidate from receiving the required 23 votes. Which there almost certainly is! Today will see the first open, public battle in a… » 8/14/14 9:07am 8/14/14 9:07am

MLB.com Gave Red Sox Owner A Byline To Respond To Dan Shaughnessy

Well, this is ... interesting. MLB.com published a column this afternoon that takes the Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy to task for filling precious newspaper space by creating accusations of PED usage for David Ortiz to deny. The author of that MLB.com column? None other than Tom Werner, the Red Sox chairman: » 5/10/13 7:18pm 5/10/13 7:18pm

Terry Francona Says Red Sox Owners Don't Really Care About Baseball

Terry Francona has a book coming out about his time in Boston. Written with (ugh) Dan Shaughnessy, it probably won't satisfy readers expecting a bridge-burning tell-all, since he's back in baseball managing the Indians and has to work alongside the players he'd probably love to blast. But there are three old men he… » 1/15/13 4:50pm 1/15/13 4:50pm

LeBron James Gets Stake In Liverpool, Joins Unofficial Club For The…

LeBron James is smiling because even after an embarrassing hour-long ESPN special this summer that maligned him to the majority of humans not residing in South Beach, and even after his hometown fans burned his Cleveland jerseys and turned his name into a curse word, and even after his new team faced scrutiny all… » 4/06/11 5:55pm 4/06/11 5:55pm