Keeler: Rob Manfred lost PR war with MLB players — and he’s about to lose Rockies fans, too

Keeler: Rob Manfred lost PR war with MLB players — and he’s about to lose Rockies fans, too

Because I’m a Christian and a fool, a part of me actually feels sorry for Sideshow Rob Manfred every time he has to go in front of the camera and step on a rake for his bosses. On their best days, Major League Baseball owners…

College football players are taking a stand against racism — and taking a big risk

College football players are taking a stand against racism — and taking a big risk

In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, several of college football’s most prominent athletes are speaking out about racism and racial injustice on their campuses — some for the very first time. But what’s more surprising is that in 2020, major college football coaches and…

Dodgers sign Scott Alexander, tender contract offers to 6 arbitration-eligible players

Dodgers sign Scott Alexander, tender contract offers to 6 arbitration-eligible players

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers reached a one-year contract with left-handed Scott Alexander, avoiding arbitration and preventing their most likely candidate from being put out to tender by Wednesday’s deadline. In the wake of the financial challenges posed by the pandemic, the teams were expected…

Bettman: NHL players have to decide to pay now or later

Bettman: NHL players have to decide to pay now or later

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman warned players on Wednesday that they will likely have to pay in some way to make up for the league’s expected foregone earnings when the 2020-21 season kicks off. Speaking at a Sports Business Journal panel, Bettman stressed that the NHL…

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