ICYMI, earlier this week Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred did an interview on the Dan Patrick Show where he discussed MLB players marketing themselves to help grow the game and that a problem the MLB was facing was guys like Mike Trout not marketing himself, and many took that as he was incinuating that … Continue reading No MLB, Mike Trout is Not a Problem
Last night during what was supposed to be a joyous moment for Josh Hader of the Milwaukee Brewers and his family quickly became a Public Relations Disaster. While Hader was pitching in the game, nasty tweets from his youth began to surface and when I say nasty I mean nasty homophobic, racist, derogatory tweets from … Continue reading When Will Teams Learn to Check Player’s Social Media?
We are almost to the midway point of the Major League Baseball season, which means that it's All-Star game time. Yesterday the MLB announced the rosters for the All-Star game and some people (and players) are not happy about the names not announced yesterday. The most notable name left off the ASG roster is … Continue reading 2018 MLB All Star Snubs and Surprises
While scrolling through the headlines yesterday, I saw an interesting article titled "MLB wants to own everything, and they're succeeding" on sbnation.com, detailing how the MLB has acquired iconic brand Rawlings and how the league is setting out to control every aspect of the game from the pitch tracking software to what the players wear … Continue reading MLB Acquires Iconic Brand
The New York Yankees were furious when the worldwide leader of sports ESPN decided to air their July 8th game against the Blue Jays for their Sunday Night Baseball broadcast because of the team's scheduled doubleheader the next day in Baltimore. This thing happens all the time with the major leagues and it can be … Continue reading New York Yankees Take on ESPN & Won
The Supreme Court ended a six year legal battle ruling against the NCAA, NBA, NHL, NFL, and MLB in favor of New Jersey to allow states to legalize betting on sports. SCOTUS ruled against a 1992 law that banned state-authorized sports betting "with some exceptions." Thus making Nevada the only state where bets on single … Continue reading SCOTUS Gives States Go-Ahead to Legalize Sports Betting
Major League Baseball announced last Tuesday that the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox would head to London next season to play a two game series and the only question I have is why? Sure the National Football League has taken to playing a game in London each season, but it's always been the … Continue reading Baseball in London, Why?