Emma: Like It Or Not, Baseball Is Evolving Into Its Fun New AgePersonalities are becoming more accepted, bringing out the best of baseball.
DiCaro: Dusty Baker Doesn't Get It (Again)Baker's comments on Aroldis Chapman encapsulate the big problem with allegations of violence against women by pro athletes.
Dusty Baker Defends Aroldis Chapman Following Domestic Violence Allegations: 'Heck Of A Guy'"Who's to say what you would've done or what caused the problem," Baker said.
GM: Nationals Negotiated With Bud Black, Dusty Baker SimultaneouslyWashington hired Baker, but not before drama surrounding negotiations with Black.
Nationals Hire Dusty Baker As New ManagerMLB avoided what would have been its first start to a season since 1988 with zero black managers.
Baffoe: Temper Expectations Regarding The Joe Maddon FrenzyMaddon's a really good manager, but big names haven't panned out for the Cubs in years past.
Wisch: Chicago Sports Got You Down? Here Are Some Pick-Me-UpsYes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.
Video: Brandon Phillips Curses Out Reporter In Clubhouse Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips shouted obscenities Wednesday night at a newspaper reporter who commented on the star's sagging on-base percentage.
Video: Sosa Caught With Corked Bat Today marks the 10th anniversary of Sammy Sosa's ejection in the first inning of a game against the Devil Rays for using a corked bat.
Dusty Baker: Cueto And Garza Should 'Box And It Would Be Over With'Reds manager Dusty Baker says he doesn't understand why Cubs pitcher Matt Garza was incensed by Johnny Cueto's pitch high over David DeJesus' head.
Bernstein: Bulls' Likeability ErodingI don’t like the Bulls team we have seen lately, the one acting like undisciplined, unprofessional idiots while antagonizing officials and whining about calls.
Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For RedsDevin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.