League sets new viewership record

The 2023 MLB All-Star Game was eventful, featured by transcendent talent and ended on a low note. His notes weren’t so sweet. This season’s Midsummer Classic averaged a record 3.9 and 7.01 million viewers, down 7% from last year’s records of 4.21 and 7.51 million, according to Sports MediaWatch. The MLB All-Star Game has now … Read more

ESPN’s Dick Vitale reveals he has vocal cord cancer

Dick Vitale was diagnosed with melanoma and lymphoma in 2021. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) Dick Vitale revealed on Wednesday that he has vocal cord cancer. This is Vitale’s third cancer diagnosis. The legendary 84-year-old ESPN college basketball announcer was diagnosed with melanoma in the summer of 2021 and later diagnosed with lymphoma months later. … Read more

MLB players would like to adjust pitch clock during playoffs, but Rob Manfred seems lukewarm

The introduction of the MLB pitch clock has been an overall success this season, slashing games by minutes with only a few hiccups along the way. League players, however, want a change when the playoffs begin. MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark told reporters on Tuesday ahead of the 2023 MLB All-Star Game that … Read more