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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: As Game Changes, its Leaders Seek Peace Amid Growing Tension

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and players union executive director Tony Clark agreed Tuesday before the All-Star Game that they...

Nightengale: Ken Ravizza, a Titan in the Mental Side of Baseball, Dies at 70

By Bob Nightengale | He never put on a baseball uniform. He didn’t manage or coach. He never executed a trade. Yet, Ken Ravizza was one of the...

Nightengale: Harper Deserves All-Star Nod Despite Tough Season

By Bob Nightengale | The All-Star Game doesn’t really count for anything anymore. The experiment of playing for home-field advantage in the World Series is gone. The...

Nightengale: ‘Bobby Bonilla Day’ Agent Says ‘I’m Just Happy that He’s Happy’

By Bob Nightengale | Dennis Gilbert woke up Sunday morning at his Beverly Hills home, listened to the congratulatory message, and laughed. Yes, he remembered the...

Nightengale: MLB Baseball is Terrible Right Now

By Bob Nightengale | It’s a shame Eddie Gaedel isn’t with us anymore. This is his time to shine. You remember Gaedel. He was the 3-foot-7 slugger hired...

Nightengale: Why the Mets’ Manager has Trouble Sleeping

By Bob Nightengale | New York Mets rookie manager Mickey Callaway gets up from behind his office desk, pulls out a chair, motions for you...

Nightengale: Ohtani’s Elbow Injury a Blow to Angels, All of Baseball

By Bob Nightengale | The news was gut-wrenching, not just to the Los Angeles Angels, but for all of  Major League Baseball. Angels rookie star Shohei...

Nightengale: MLB Renders Verdict on Heimlich, but is it a Life Sentence?

By Bob Nightengale | They scouted him, analyzed him, debated over him, and a few teams actually spoke directly to him. But, in the end, no...

Nightengale: Yankees Threaten to Boycott ESPN over Schedule

By Nancy Armour | Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are in negotiations with ESPN to reschedule a New York Yankees...

Nightengale: Strickland-Harper Brawl Ended Morse’s Career – and Could Have Been Worse

By Bob Nightengale | It was the brawl that ended one career, a violent collision that prevented injury to one of the game’s biggest stars,...

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