Schuerholz stepping back from day-to-day role with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Longtime Atlanta Braves executive John Schuerholz has stepped back from a day-to-day role with the team as it prepares for the final season at Turner Field. The Braves announced several front-office changes Thursday, including Schuerholz moving from team president to vice chairman. Mike Plant will take over a president in charge of […]

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Korean slugger Byung Ho Park settles into life in the majors

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Byung Ho Park sat at his locker in the Minnesota Twins’ spring training clubhouse, sipping a cup of iced coffee, oiling a first baseman’s glove and interacting with teammates. He’s relaxed. There’s no hint of anxiety, which would be natural considering the challenge he faces. Instead, the Korean slugger is […]

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Forbes estimates Yankees worth MLB-high $3.4 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are worth $3.4 billion, up 6 percent from last year and the highest evaluation for the 19th straight year. In its annual rankings, released Wednesday, Forbes claims the average value of a Major League Baseball team increased 7 percent in the last year to $1.3 […]

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Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you’d like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow. 1. The Open – Round 3 [xfinity-record-button id=”9087182248211953112″ program_type=”episode”] Details: […]

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XFINITY Sports’ Weekend Watch Guide

Welcome to our weekend watch guide. Our editors have culled the best sporting events available on TV and LIVE online. Each event is clearly labeled by date and time. You can set your DVR or channel reminder using the buttons at the base of each listing. Events streaming live online are ear-marked with a red […]

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Heart-Warming Reunion at Major League Baseball Game

Before you yell and scream about a ball or strike call today, take a look at this incredible moment before the Red Sox-Rays game in Tampa Bay on Thursday night. If this doesn’t help put things in perspective, I’m afraid there may be no hope. That’s 9-year-old Alayna Adams throwing out the first pitch. The […]

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