Manfred unhappy video of Collins' argument with umpire leaked
10 days ago - By TheScore
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was one of the few people not entertained by a recently leaked video of former New York Mets manager Terry Collins having an expletive-laden exchange with umpires during the 2016 season. The video showed Collins running out to the field to defend pitcher Noah Syndergaard after the right-hander threw behind Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley. Umpire crew chief Tom Hallion is seen taking control of the situation, explaining to Collins the reason for the ejection and trying to calm the skipper down. "We made a commitment to the umpires...
Read more ...
That viral video of a manager's profane rant? MLB is trying to rid it from the Internet
10 days ago - By Washingtonpost
The crew chief on the receiving end of Terry Collins's tirade comes off well, but MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred explained that umpires agreed to wear microphones on the condition that the audio would never leak out.
Read more ...
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says Universal DH Talks Have ‘Moved A Little Bit'
10 days ago - By NESN
There's long since been a debate among Major League Baseball fans whether the league should implement a designated hitter for the National League.
However, that debate seemingly is far from over, according to CBS Sports' Mike Axisa. At Thursday's quarterly owners' meetings, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said talks of a universal DH have “moved a little bit.”
Rob Manfred on the universal DH debate:
"I think that is a continuing source of conversation among the ownership group and I think that the dialogue actually probably moved a little bit.” MLB
- David Lennon June 14, 2018
Read more ...
The headlines of Sportyst
Inside Argentina's ‘football crisis': why there is so much pressure on Messi...
Some of Argentine football's most prominent thinkers believe the national game has been corrupted to such an extent that society has followed
World Cup 2018 Group B: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Spain...
Goal brings you all the details of Group B, including fixtures, standings and squads for Spain and Portugal
World Cup 2018 Betting: Get 4/1 on both teams to score in England v Belgium...
New dabblebet customers can get a massive price of 4/1 on both teams finding the net in this Group G decider in Kaliningrad on Thursday
Australia v Peru Betting Tips: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions
Our tipster thinks that it will be a tight tussle in Sochi when the Socceroos, still dreaming of a last 16 place, go head-to-head with Los Incas
Full Match Replay: Poland vs. Colombia
Watch a full match replay from Colombia's thrilling 3-0 win over Poland
Preview: Denmark v France
Preview Denmark and France's final match in Group C as the Danes look to secure their place in the Round of 16, while Les Bleus have already qualified for the knockout stage.
What do Costa Rica, Panama early exits say about US soccer?
Costa Rica and Panama were overwhelmed at the World Cup and knocked out in 2 matches after beating out the United States for berths in soccer's showcase
This might be my last World Cup so I want to win it - Pogba
Paul Pogba claims he is motivated to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup as it could be his last.
Road warrior: Martin Truex Jr. conquers Sonoma's road course
SONOMA, Calif. Martin Truex Jr. was running second as the laps dwindled in Sonoma, and crew chief Cole Pearn didn't think they were as fast as Kevin Harvick.
The Latest: Heat wave means water giveaway at Russia-Uruguay
SAMARA, Russia With Russia set to play Uruguay in a heat wave, authorities in Samara say they'll be distributing free drinking water at the stadium.