It’s been 27 years since Bo Jackson played an NFL game and 23 years since he took a swing in Major League Baseball. A lot has changed since Jackson hung up his cleats, but there’s at least one thing that hasn’t: The Alabama native remains the most electrifying athlete we’ve ever seen.
Michael Jordan won’t be rounding the bases anytime soon, but he’s finally getting the call up to the majors.
The Orioles beat the Red Sox 5-2 at Fenway Park in Boston on Monday night to advance to 16-8 on the season and maintain their spot atop the AL East. But after the game, Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones was not in the mood to talk baseball. Rather, Jones—who was one of just 62 African-American players on opening day MLB rosters this season, according to USA Today—wanted to discuss the racial abuse that he was subjected to throughout the game.
IT’S OPENING DAY for most Major League Baseball teams today, and you’re ready to eat some Cracker Jacks and catch America’s favorite pastime. Sure, you could buy a ticket and head to a stadium. You could turn on your TV and flip through the channels. If you’re a super fan, you can subscribe to the MLB’s online service.
Crown ’em, Kansas City!
One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Royals reign after their latest incredible comeback and a go-ahead hit from maybe the most unlikely player in uniform.
The Kansas City Royals keep finding new ways to win this October. And now with one more victory in November, they will be World Series champions.
The Royals earned another champagne shower at Kauffman Stadium.
Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer’s single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and Kansas City beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night to earn its second straight trip to the World Series.