Spring training 2017 schedule: Reporting dates for all 30 Major League Baseball teams

“When do pitchers and catchers report?” That’s a popular question you’ll hear with Major League Baseball’s 2017 spring training camps opening this week to warm the hearts of fans who’ve endured another long, cold, baseball-less winter. But not every team’s pitchers and catchers report to spring training on the same date, as the schedules vary…

Some farewell: Ichiro goes deep in likely last AB in Seattle

So long, Seattle. Goodbye, baseball. Longtime Mariner and current Marlin Ichiro Suzuki hit a ninth-inning home run Wednesday night in what likely was his last at-bat in Seattle. “It was my last at-bat, obviously, and the last chance,” Suzuki told reporters through an interpreter (via the Seattle Times). “With the game the way it was…

Yankees, slugger Chris Carter reportedly agree to 1-year contract

Most professional hits by any baseball player, counting Suzuki’s work in Japan; 3,030 hits just in the majors, as well as 10 Gold Gloves. First Japanese player to star long-term stateside. Over Suzuki’s first 10 seasons in the majors, he averaged 224 hits, a .331 batting average, and a Gold Glove. Since then, he’s won…

Penguins vs. Capitals 2017: Start time, TV channel, and how to watch Game 2 online

Already down 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, you’ll forgive Capitals fans a few moments of doubt. A win on Saturday evening at home would go a long way toward alleviating those feelings. Washington mounted a late assault on the Penguins net in Game 1 but fell just short after Sidney Crosby’s two second-period goals set…

Judge Buras rejected the idea that Hayes acted in self defense.

Hayes was not given the possibility of parole. He was sentenced to 15 years for the attempted manslaughter of Smith’s wife, Racquel, and 25 for the manslaughter of Smith. Judge Camille Buras said that the sentences will run concurrently. During sentencing, Judge Buras rejected the idea that Hayes acted in self defense. She said that…

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is another player whose character flaws included issues with weed

Colorado State caught fire midway through last season and returns most of the reasons. Can the Rams maintain form? Because if they do, they could win their first conference title since 2002. After a shaky few weeks, Colorado State hit a cruising altitude that few mid-majors achieved, and in 2017, the Rams get to prove…