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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: Guide to Buyers, Sellers and Stars on the Block at the MLB Trade...

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein, never known for his patience, refused to wait any longer Thursday, bursting past security and diving into the trade-deadline...

Nightengale: Like It or Not, MLB to Implement Pitch Clock in 2018

It’s going to happen. The players know it. Major League Basebll Players Association executive director Tony Clark knows it. And, yes, Commissioner Rob Manfred, the one with...

Nightengale: All-Star Start Shows Max Scherzer is the Game’s Best Pitcher

The Arizona Diamondbacks gave up on him eight years ago, believing he would eventually break down, and amount to nothing more than a journeyman...

Nightengale: ‘305 Boys’ Represent Miami’s Passionate Baseball Heritage

They waited their entire lives for this game, dreaming one day of actually being here, honoring their heritage, with all of South Florida celebrating...

Nightengale: MLB Tells Players ‘No Evidence’ Ball is Juiced

Major League Baseball, stung by a rising level of consternation and suspicion regarding the composition of its baseballs, sent a memo to all 30...

Nightengale: There’s a New Incentive to Win MLB All-Star Game

Major League Baseball divulged its choices Sunday, and though it will be billed as the 88th All-Star Game between the National League and American...

Nightengale: First-Place Brewers Seem Destined to Fade – but Will They?

They see the skepticism. The listen to the doubters. They read the latest projections. Here are the Milwaukee Brewers in first place in the National...

Nightengale: Legendary Umpire Joe West Dishes on Players, Managers at 5,000th Game

You listen to his songs online, watch him eject your favorite managers and players, and scream every time he makes a call, whether it’s...

Nightengale: Cubs, Cardinals Take on Water – but Hard to Drown in Weak NL...

The St. Louis Cardinals are shaking up their coaching staff, the Chicago Cubs are shaking up their lineup, and everyone else in baseball is...

Nightengale: For Pham, Void Left by Imprisoned Father One Hurdle in Career Full of...

It’s Father’s Day this weekend, a time when hundreds of Major League Baseball players will be calling their fathers, expressing their gratitude and telling...

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