Taiwanese baseball team will fill fan void in stands with robots

Are robot fans better than no fans at all? The Taiwan Chinese Professional Baseball League plans to test the theory Saturday for its Opening Day, which was originally scheduled for March 14 before …

Jeremy Roenick's #AtHomeAllStar video has unusual finish

Basketball, hockey, soccer, baseball, track, biking, golf, yoga, jumping jacks, squats. That’s how many sports and exercises former NHL player Jeremy Roenick,50, does in his social media #AtHomeAllStar challenge, while huffing and puffing, and more than one exasperated facial expression, bug eyes and wide-open mouth.

Digger Phelps on Fordham’s great 26-3 season 50 years ago

He was just a 28-year-old kid that day, brash and confident but probably too young to know better. Just six years earlier he’d nearly attended embalming school but decided to take a shot at coachin…

Mets’ Wilson Ramos feeling pain of coronavirus shutdown

Three weeks at home when he normally would be playing baseball has given Wilson Ramos a new perspective on life. “It’s the first time I have spent too much time off without a job, it’s crazy,” the …

Chinese Professional Baseball League team will have robot mannequins as fans at games, team says

One team in the Chinese Professional Baseball League is getting creative with its fan base during the coronavirus pandemic.

Gerrit Cole’s wife Amy puts Yankees ace in baseball role reversal

Gerrit Cole hasn’t missed a beat during the MLB coronavirus lockdown, nor has pregnant wife Amy for that matter. Earlier this week, the new Yankees pitcher, 29, switched positions to catcher,…

Gary Cohen takes dig at cheating Astros during virtual Mets broadcast

Major League Baseball may have stopped, but the trolling and jeering of the Houston Astros for their infamous cheating scandal sure hasn’t. During a Mets vs. Astros simulation on “MLB: …

Yelich: 50-50 chance MLB is played in 2020

While Major League Baseball and the players union are exploring various avenues for starting the delayed season, at least one superstar isn't convinced the season will be held at all.

Rangers’ Brendan Smith overcame self-inflicted obstacles to save career

Part 15 of a series the New York Rangers. Jacob Trouba overheard my question to Brendan Smith following practice one day in February and laughed. The question was whether Smith, who was being utili…

Oilers’ Colby Cave in medically induced coma after brain bleed

Colby Cave, the Oilers’ young forward, was taken to the hospital overnight and placed in a medically induced coma due to bleeding from the brain, the team’s general manager said. Cave, 25, is in th…

Japanese baseball delayed again in bad sign for all sports

Nippon Professional Baseball announced that the start of the Japanese baseball season, which was rescheduled for April 24, now will not happen until late May at the earliest. But it could be a lot …

Major League Baseball chiefs move to restart 'America's pastime' in MAY despite coronavirus concerns

Major League Baseball could become the first major sports league to stage events amid the coronavirus crisis after plans emerged to hold games at various locations in Arizona from as early as next month.

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