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O'Neil, Minoso join four in making baseball's HOF
Buck O'Neil, a champion of Black ballplayers during a monumental, eight-decade career on and off the field, joined Gil Hodges, Minnie Minoso and three others in being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.[read more]

Minnie Minoso is finally -- finally! -- in the Hall of Fame
Not everything in baseball is on lockdown. This weekend, the doors to Cooperstown opened for several deserving candidates -- including the most deserving of all.[read more]

Marcus Stroman is the first step for rebuilding Cubs
Signing Marcus Stroman was a good place to start for the Cubs who are promising fans a quick rebuild.[read more]

Matsuzaka 'content' to retire, surprised by Ichiro
Daisuke Matsuzaka, saying he was "content" to end his 23-year professional baseball, was surprised by an appearance from Ichiro Suzuki during his retirement ceremony.[read more]

It's official: Everything you need to know about MLB's lockout
Will baseball's labor strife halt the hot stove and possibly even delay the 2022 season?[read more]

Manfred, Clark views show large gap to bridge
Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark spent Day 1 of Major League Baseball's lockout of the players ramping up their rhetoric, illustrating the significant gap the parties must bridge before the game returns.[read more]

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson and USWNT soccer player Mallory Pugh announce their engagement
Swanson earned a ring with a World Series win last month. Pugh got a ring this month. The two world champions announced their engagement and add to a star-studded list of power couples associated with the U.S. women's national team.[read more]

'It's going to get ugly for those guys': How the lockout could hurt MLB's midtier free agents
Not all players make eight or nine figures. For hundreds of veterans, their paychecks have been getting slashed -- and this winter, it might only get worse.[read more]

Grading the Rangers' latest splurge
The Rangers have spent a staggering $561 million so far. But will it be enough to win the AL West?[read more]

MLB free-agency tracker: Latest moves, grades and analysis
Need to keep tabs on all the major signings? Want to know how our experts grade the big deals?[read more]