Baseball, pelted with criticism for its long games and sagging attendance, is seeing a resurgence on sandlots, according to new data.
by: Jared Diamond — The Wall Street Journal 5h
Manny Machado agreed to a 10-year deal worth $300 million with the San Diego Padres. The pact is the largest free-agent contract in the history of North American sports
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by: Jared Diamond — The Wall Street Journal 18 Feb
With the free-agent market in a deep freeze for the second straight winter, more players are choosing to sign long-term extensions to lock in a guaranteed payday.
by: Associated Press — The Wall Street Journal 16 Feb
The NBA and the International Basketball Federation are bringing a pro basketball league to Africa. Basketball fan and former President Barack Obama is expected to have direct involvement with the league’s operations.
by: Laine Higgins — The Wall Street Journal 14 Feb
The NCAA’s new-look ranking system aims to bring the March Madness selection process into the modern age.
by: Tom Perrotta — The Wall Street Journal 13 Feb
This NHL season has been marked by the biggest bounty of goals in years.
... y. As in the early 1980s and ’90s, goals are coming in bursts this year. The Flames scored four goals in less than 14 minutes, then added another one soon after ...
by: Ben Cohen — The Wall Street Journal 12 Feb
Brook Lopez used to never shoot 3-pointers. Now the Milwaukee Bucks center stretches the offense by shooting more deep 3-pointers than almost everyone in the league.
... n Who Loves Shooting Long Threes Brook Lopez never shot 3-pointers. Now the Bucks center stretches their offense and spaces the floor by shooting more deep 3- ...
by: Andrew Beaton and Jared Diamond — The Wall Street Journal 11 Feb
Kyler Murray, the two-sport Oklahoma superstar who faced a career crossroads with deep ramifications for baseball and football, says he is “firmly and fully committed” to becoming an NFL quarterback.
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