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AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our fans to be better'

Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players’ association during a pandemic.

Read full article: AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our...→
The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

On Monday night, Rob Manfred announced his intention to unilaterally implement a schedule, as is his right, for the shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season [...]

Read full article: The next steps for MLB before 2020 seaso...→
MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

On Monday, the players voted 33-5 against the final offer from the owners and will instead let commissioner Rob Manfred implement his own season without any of [...]

Read full article: MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without pl...→
MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

Rob Manfred did what he did not want to do, but had to do. He told the players where and when. The commissioner implemented a season that will be 60 games if t [...]

Read full article: MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally...→
Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

NEW YORK (AP) — An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed sea [...]

Read full article: Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July...→
Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” — Stuart Smalley What the hell are we doing here? Are Rob Manfred and Tony Clark still cursing the day the other was born [...]

Read full article: Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coro...→
Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

It’s starting to look like owners don’t want baseball at all, unless it’s on their terms and then some. They don’t want to give up anything. They want to watch [...]

Read full article: Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by...→
Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

The third person in a room with Tony Clark and Rob Manfred shouldn’t be a UFC referee, it should be a court stenographer. As we have learned with these two sid [...]

Read full article: Ugly MLB talks might finally have a comp...→
Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe revealed his surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, detailing how he has been there for him.

Read full article: Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship w...→
Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Baseball fans were unfairly teased on Wednesday night when news broke that the two feuding negotiating parties — MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and players'

Read full article: Promising progress aside, MLB owners are...→

Pelosi Requiring Masks for Lawmakers for House Hearings

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is requiring that House members wear masks when attending committee hearings... Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clar [...]

Read full article: Pelosi Requiring Masks for Lawmakers for...→
Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred started [...]

Read full article: Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games...→

MLB, union take step toward deal that could start season

The financial feud between Major League Baseball and its players took a step toward an agreement that could lead to a pandemic-delayed season after Commissione [...]

Read full article: MLB, union take step toward deal that co...→
Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

That didn't take long. It's been a while but left-wing Hollywood director Rob Reiner is back to his old tricks, this time declaring to his one million Twitter [...]

Read full article: Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote ...→

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a [...]

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Cla...→
MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

These things are exclusively anecdotal for now, but it sure didn’t seem like America’s baseball fans were in a mood to celebrate a few minutes before 9 o’clock [...]

Read full article: MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fan...→
Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to gi [...]

Read full article: Players' board rejects 60-game season by...→
Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady didn’t waste time ribbing Rob Gronkowski as the tight end showed off his muscles in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ new jersey. “#skinnygronk,” Brady comme [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkow...→
MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the sides 10 games [...]

Read full article: MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, M...→
Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the [...]

Read full article: Players counter with 70 games, Manfred s...→
Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski will face off in six “epic” challenges, live-streamed to raise money for the NAACP and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Read full article: Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘...→
Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

ABC executive Rob Mills revealed details about how Clare Crawley's season of "The Bachelorette" will be filmed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's se...→
Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

This week, the world finally saw what Tom Brady looked like in his Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform. Now, everyone can see his partner in crime.

Read full article: Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Bucc...→
‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

Only Rob Manfred can speak to the amount of heat he felt, of vitriol he absorbed, of urgency that loomed over him as he traveled to Arizona to meet up with his [...]

Read full article: ‘Tell us when and where’ changed everyth...→
Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

The Yankees’ argument that releasing a letter sent from commissioner Rob Manfred to general manager Brian Cashman would cause “significant reputational injury” [...]

Read full article: Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea fo...→

Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save face, visiting Tony Clark to restart talks

Perhaps all it took for Major League Baseball and the Players Association to close in – finally — on an agreement to get the game played again was a face to fa [...]

Read full article: Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save f...→
Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski appeared to be working out together once again as the two New England Patriots joined forces with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers team...→
No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

Major League Baseball has no timetable for finishing its investigation of domestic violence allegations against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell by his e [...]

Read full article: No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russel...→
Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

MLBPA’s rejection of MLB’s latest offer puts Rob Manfred in control of the fate of the season, per the entities’ March 26 agreement, as the commissioner can no [...]

Read full article: Players association’s rejection of MLB’s...→
MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

The most influential players huddled virtually all weekend to discuss where they stood on MLB’s last offer, including with slight modifications that came Sunda [...]

Read full article: MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob ...→
Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that one of the three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers to fire weapons on March 13 at Breonna Taylor’s apartment, kill [...]

Read full article: Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Tay...→
Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball Amer...→
MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

The MLB players union is ready to make their counteroffer. After commissioner Rob Manfred and union chief Tony Clark met in Arizona and an ownership proposal o [...]

Read full article: MLB players union planning counteroffer ...→
Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Actor Rob Lowe detailed, during an interview on Conan O'Brien's podcast, his friendship with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Read full article: Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Jus...→
Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski is pretty good at throwing his own parties. Now imagine what will happen when Gronk teams up with Shaq to throw a virtual bash -- all for a coup [...]

Read full article: Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host ...→

Manfred thinks it has framework with Clark, union stays mum

After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players' association, Commissioner Rob Manfred started to doubt whether there wo [...]

Read full article: Manfred thinks it has framework with Cla...→
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

Baseball fans were cautiously optimistic Wednesday after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that he and MLBPA executive director Tony Clark met for “severa [...]

Read full article: MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with ...→

AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our fans to be better'

Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players’ association during a pandemic.

Read full article: AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our...→
Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski appeared to be working out together once again as the two New England Patriots joined forces with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers team...→

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a [...]

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Cla...→
MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

On Monday, the players voted 33-5 against the final offer from the owners and will instead let commissioner Rob Manfred implement his own season without any of [...]

Read full article: MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without pl...→
Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

MLBPA’s rejection of MLB’s latest offer puts Rob Manfred in control of the fate of the season, per the entities’ March 26 agreement, as the commissioner can no [...]

Read full article: Players association’s rejection of MLB’s...→
Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to gi [...]

Read full article: Players' board rejects 60-game season by...→
Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

NEW YORK (AP) — An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed sea [...]

Read full article: Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July...→
MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

The most influential players huddled virtually all weekend to discuss where they stood on MLB’s last offer, including with slight modifications that came Sunda [...]

Read full article: MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob ...→
Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady didn’t waste time ribbing Rob Gronkowski as the tight end showed off his muscles in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ new jersey. “#skinnygronk,” Brady comme [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkow...→
Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

It’s starting to look like owners don’t want baseball at all, unless it’s on their terms and then some. They don’t want to give up anything. They want to watch [...]

Read full article: Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by...→
Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the [...]

Read full article: Players counter with 70 games, Manfred s...→
Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

The third person in a room with Tony Clark and Rob Manfred shouldn’t be a UFC referee, it should be a court stenographer. As we have learned with these two sid [...]

Read full article: Ugly MLB talks might finally have a comp...→
MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

The MLB players union is ready to make their counteroffer. After commissioner Rob Manfred and union chief Tony Clark met in Arizona and an ownership proposal o [...]

Read full article: MLB players union planning counteroffer ...→
Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

ABC executive Rob Mills revealed details about how Clare Crawley's season of "The Bachelorette" will be filmed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's se...→
Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe revealed his surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, detailing how he has been there for him.

Read full article: Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship w...→
Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski is pretty good at throwing his own parties. Now imagine what will happen when Gronk teams up with Shaq to throw a virtual bash -- all for a coup [...]

Read full article: Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host ...→
‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

Only Rob Manfred can speak to the amount of heat he felt, of vitriol he absorbed, of urgency that loomed over him as he traveled to Arizona to meet up with his [...]

Read full article: ‘Tell us when and where’ changed everyth...→

Pelosi Requiring Masks for Lawmakers for House Hearings

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is requiring that House members wear masks when attending committee hearings... Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clar [...]

Read full article: Pelosi Requiring Masks for Lawmakers for...→
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

Baseball fans were cautiously optimistic Wednesday after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that he and MLBPA executive director Tony Clark met for “severa [...]

Read full article: MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with ...→

Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save face, visiting Tony Clark to restart talks

Perhaps all it took for Major League Baseball and the Players Association to close in – finally — on an agreement to get the game played again was a face to fa [...]

Read full article: Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save f...→

MLB, union take step toward deal that could start season

The financial feud between Major League Baseball and its players took a step toward an agreement that could lead to a pandemic-delayed season after Commissione [...]

Read full article: MLB, union take step toward deal that co...→
Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

That didn't take long. It's been a while but left-wing Hollywood director Rob Reiner is back to his old tricks, this time declaring to his one million Twitter [...]

Read full article: Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote ...→
The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

On Monday night, Rob Manfred announced his intention to unilaterally implement a schedule, as is his right, for the shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season [...]

Read full article: The next steps for MLB before 2020 seaso...→
No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

Major League Baseball has no timetable for finishing its investigation of domestic violence allegations against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell by his e [...]

Read full article: No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russel...→
MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

These things are exclusively anecdotal for now, but it sure didn’t seem like America’s baseball fans were in a mood to celebrate a few minutes before 9 o’clock [...]

Read full article: MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fan...→
MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

Rob Manfred did what he did not want to do, but had to do. He told the players where and when. The commissioner implemented a season that will be 60 games if t [...]

Read full article: MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally...→
Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” — Stuart Smalley What the hell are we doing here? Are Rob Manfred and Tony Clark still cursing the day the other was born [...]

Read full article: Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coro...→
Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that one of the three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers to fire weapons on March 13 at Breonna Taylor’s apartment, kill [...]

Read full article: Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Tay...→
MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the sides 10 games [...]

Read full article: MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, M...→
Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball Amer...→
Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski will face off in six “epic” challenges, live-streamed to raise money for the NAACP and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Read full article: Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘...→
Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Actor Rob Lowe detailed, during an interview on Conan O'Brien's podcast, his friendship with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Read full article: Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Jus...→
Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

This week, the world finally saw what Tom Brady looked like in his Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform. Now, everyone can see his partner in crime.

Read full article: Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Bucc...→
Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Baseball fans were unfairly teased on Wednesday night when news broke that the two feuding negotiating parties — MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and players'

Read full article: Promising progress aside, MLB owners are...→

Manfred thinks it has framework with Clark, union stays mum

After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players' association, Commissioner Rob Manfred started to doubt whether there wo [...]

Read full article: Manfred thinks it has framework with Cla...→
Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

The Yankees’ argument that releasing a letter sent from commissioner Rob Manfred to general manager Brian Cashman would cause “significant reputational injury” [...]

Read full article: Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea fo...→
Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred started [...]

Read full article: Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games...→

AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our fans to be better'

Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the players’ association during a pandemic.

Read full article: AP interview: Manfred: `We owe it to our...→
Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Death'

That didn't take long. It's been a while but left-wing Hollywood director Rob Reiner is back to his old tricks, this time declaring to his one million Twitter [...]

Read full article: Rob Reiner: 'A Vote for Trump Is a Vote ...→
Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers teammates despite NFLPA's advisory over coronavirus cases

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski appeared to be working out together once again as the two New England Patriots joined forces with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady works out with Buccaneers team...→
The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

The next steps for MLB before 2020 season can begin

On Monday night, Rob Manfred announced his intention to unilaterally implement a schedule, as is his right, for the shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season [...]

Read full article: The next steps for MLB before 2020 seaso...→

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a [...]

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Cla...→
No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russell Investigation, MLB Commissioner Says

Major League Baseball has no timetable for finishing its investigation of domestic violence allegations against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell by his e [...]

Read full article: No Timetable on Finishing Addison Russel...→
MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without player approval after month-long battle

On Monday, the players voted 33-5 against the final offer from the owners and will instead let commissioner Rob Manfred implement his own season without any of [...]

Read full article: MLB clubs to plan 2020 season without pl...→
MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fans

These things are exclusively anecdotal for now, but it sure didn’t seem like America’s baseball fans were in a mood to celebrate a few minutes before 9 o’clock [...]

Read full article: MLB is now at the mercy of its angry fan...→
Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

Players association’s rejection of MLB’s latest proposal puts fate of 2020 season into Rob Manfred’s hands, with 60-game schedule likely

MLBPA’s rejection of MLB’s latest offer puts Rob Manfred in control of the fate of the season, per the entities’ March 26 agreement, as the commissioner can no [...]

Read full article: Players association’s rejection of MLB’s...→
MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally talk baseball: Sherman

Rob Manfred did what he did not want to do, but had to do. He told the players where and when. The commissioner implemented a season that will be 60 games if t [...]

Read full article: MLB can’t blow chance to make us finally...→
Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

Players' board rejects 60-game season by 33-5

The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to gi [...]

Read full article: Players' board rejects 60-game season by...→
Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July 19 start off

NEW YORK (AP) — An email from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to union head Tony Clark led to a balk in the drawn-out talks to start the pandemic-delayed sea [...]

Read full article: Balk in baseball coronavirus talks, July...→
MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob Manfred resolution

The most influential players huddled virtually all weekend to discuss where they stood on MLB’s last offer, including with slight modifications that came Sunda [...]

Read full article: MLB 2020 season on verge of painful Rob ...→
Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coronavirus news gets worse

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” — Stuart Smalley What the hell are we doing here? Are Rob Manfred and Tony Clark still cursing the day the other was born [...]

Read full article: Baseball’s bickering looks silly as coro...→
Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkowski in Buccaneers jersey

Tom Brady didn’t waste time ribbing Rob Gronkowski as the tight end showed off his muscles in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ new jersey. “#skinnygronk,” Brady comme [...]

Read full article: Tom Brady calls out ‘skinny’ Rob Gronkow...→
Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that one of the three Louisville, Kentucky, police officers to fire weapons on March 13 at Breonna Taylor’s apartment, kill [...]

Read full article: Louisville Mayor: Officer in Breonna Tay...→
Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by the day

It’s starting to look like owners don’t want baseball at all, unless it’s on their terms and then some. They don’t want to give up anything. They want to watch [...]

Read full article: Rob Manfred, MLB owners looking worse by...→
MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, Manfred Says Deadline Near

Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the sides 10 games [...]

Read full article: MLB Players at 70 Games, Owners at 60, M...→
Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

Players counter with 70 games, Manfred says deadline nearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, a plan immediately rejected by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred with the [...]

Read full article: Players counter with 70 games, Manfred s...→
Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball America's Kyle Glaser on Progress Toward a 2020 MLB Season

It appears that Rob Manfred and Tony Clark made real progress this week toward a 2020 MLB season. But how much is left to be settled? Kyle Glaser, a San Diego [...]

Read full article: Listen: On Friar Podcast – Baseball Amer...→
Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

Ugly MLB talks might finally have a compromise in sight: Sherman

The third person in a room with Tony Clark and Rob Manfred shouldn’t be a UFC referee, it should be a court stenographer. As we have learned with these two sid [...]

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Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Rob Gronkowski, Shaquille O’Neal throw ‘Shaq vs. Gronk’ virtual party for charity

Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski will face off in six “epic” challenges, live-streamed to raise money for the NAACP and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

MLB players union planning counteroffer of roughly 70-game 2020 season

The MLB players union is ready to make their counteroffer. After commissioner Rob Manfred and union chief Tony Clark met in Arizona and an ownership proposal o [...]

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Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

Details emerge on how Clare Crawley's season of 'The Bachelorette' will be filmed

ABC executive Rob Mills revealed details about how Clare Crawley's season of "The Bachelorette" will be filmed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe Details His Friendship with Justice Clarence Thomas

Actor Rob Lowe detailed, during an interview on Conan O'Brien's podcast, his friendship with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

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Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe reveals surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Rob Lowe revealed his surprising friendship with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, detailing how he has been there for him.

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Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

Buccaneers Reveal Rob Gronkowski In Buccaneers Jersey For First Time

This week, the world finally saw what Tom Brady looked like in his Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform. Now, everyone can see his partner in crime.

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Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski, Shaq Teaming Up To Host Fundraiser For NAACP, Boys & Girls Clubs Of America

Rob Gronkowski is pretty good at throwing his own parties. Now imagine what will happen when Gronk teams up with Shaq to throw a virtual bash -- all for a coup [...]

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Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Promising progress aside, MLB owners are still making 2020 return difficult - amNewYork

Baseball fans were unfairly teased on Wednesday night when news broke that the two feuding negotiating parties — MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and players'

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‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

‘Tell us when and where’ changed everything in MLB talks

Only Rob Manfred can speak to the amount of heat he felt, of vitriol he absorbed, of urgency that loomed over him as he traveled to Arizona to meet up with his [...]

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Manfred thinks it has framework with Clark, union stays mum

After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players' association, Commissioner Rob Manfred started to doubt whether there wo [...]

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Pelosi Requiring Masks for Lawmakers for House Hearings

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is requiring that House members wear masks when attending committee hearings... Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clar [...]

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Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

Fed. judge isn’t buying Yankees’ plea for keeping controversial letter private

The Yankees’ argument that releasing a letter sent from commissioner Rob Manfred to general manager Brian Cashman would cause “significant reputational injury” [...]

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meets with MLBPA's Tony Clark in 'big step forward,' some argue not enough

Baseball fans were cautiously optimistic Wednesday after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that he and MLBPA executive director Tony Clark met for “severa [...]

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Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

Manfred, Clark reach framework: 60 games, full prorated pay | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of angry exchanges over money between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred started [...]

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Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save face, visiting Tony Clark to restart talks

Perhaps all it took for Major League Baseball and the Players Association to close in – finally — on an agreement to get the game played again was a face to fa [...]

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MLB, union take step toward deal that could start season

The financial feud between Major League Baseball and its players took a step toward an agreement that could lead to a pandemic-delayed season after Commissione [...]

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