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Robert (Bob) Nightengale has been covering Major League Baseball since 1986. So, 2,000 hotel nights, 3,500 games and 1.6 million frequent flier miles later, Bo Jackson remains the best athlete I've ever covered, Dr. J and Muhammad Ali are my favorite athletes, and Barry Bonds still is the most dominating baseball player I've ever seen.

Nightengale: Murray Spurns A’s for NFL Future

By Bob Nightengale | Kyler Murray’s nameplate was prominent above the locker. His uniform was hanging from the...

Nightengale: MLB, Union Discussing Dramatic Rule Changes

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are discussing major rule changes that...

Nightengale: MLB’s Free Agency Freeze is Embarrassing for Baseball

By Bob Nightengale | The baseball equipment and uniforms have been packed, the trucks are rolling on the...

Nightengale: MLB to Celebrate Jackie Robinson’s 100th Birthday in 2019

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball, which has traditionally honored Jackie Robinson on April 15 each year...

Nightengale: MLB Celebrates Most Diverse Hall of Fame Class

By Bob Nightengale | There you have it, the most diverse Hall of Fame class in baseball history,...

Nightengale: Dodgers Plan to Revolutionize Fan Experience

By Bob Nightengale | The Los Angeles Dodgers are the world’s leader in attendance, drawing more fans than...

Nightengale: Baseball’s Hall of Fame Opens Doors to DH’s, Closers for the Future

By Bob Nightengale | The door into Cooperstown swung wide open Sunday for designated hitter Harold Baines and closer Lee Smith when they were elected into...

Nightengale: MLB Grants Players More Shoe Freedom

By Bob Nightengale | Baseball’s shoe police can go home. Major League Baseball and its owners approved an amendment to the basic agreement that finally loosens...

Nightengale: Harper Turned Down $300 Million Offer from Nationals

By Bob Nightengale | The Washington Nationals’ contract offer to All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper was for 10-year, $300 million that he rejected five weeks ago,...

Nightengale: Mets Make Strangest GM Hire in Baseball History

By Bob Nightengale | Brodie Van Wagenen looked fabulous on the dais Tuesday with his designer suit and blue-and-orange tie, flaunted his brilliant speaking skills,...

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