District: Athletes had ‘fight club’ at Dallas-area school

PLANO, Texas (AP) Baseball players at a Dallas-area high school had a ”fight club” in the batting cages, according to a school district investigation that also found that the team’s coaches subjected players to demeaning comments.

Sports Business: How ‘New York, New York’ Became ‘A No. 1’ at Yankees Games

The genesis in 1980 of playing Sinatra’s triumphant song after Yankees home games was as much about the city as about George Steinbrenner or Sinatra himself.


Radar turns your smartphone into a baseball speed detector

Want to know if your baseball team's pitching skills are up to snuff without carrying a dedicated (and frequently not-so-smart) speed detector? Scoutee might have something up your alley. It's crowdfunding a baseball radar peripheral that turns A…

Little League teams gets hero’s welcome as it returns home

LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) The victory went to Tokyo, but members of Lewisberry’s Red Land Little League team returned to their small community as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews.

Derek Jeter, Budding Media Mogul, On Launching The Players’ Tribune

3875752633_6730db6c43_o As his new company, The Players’ Tribune, plots its course toward dominance in the sports media market after its official launch on Tuesday, Derek Jeter gives us his thoughts on his company and the transition from iconic athlete to startup entrepreneur in the email interview below. Since Jeter took his final bow in Yankee pinstripes, the former shortstop has been working to reinvent… Read More

MLB’s iBeacon Project Enters Phase Two With Interactive Ballpark Attractions

Pinball-Hall-Of-Fame-baseball Major League Baseball was among the first to embrace Apple’s iBeacon technology on a wide scale, installing them in 28 MLB ballparks across the U.S. last year to help iPhone owners check-in to games automatically and collect special offers. Now, the project is entering phase two, with a debut project at this year’s All-Star Game at Target Field that uses iBeacons combined with… Read More