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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: MLB Opening Day has Arrived, Ready for 60-Game Sprint

By Bob Nightengale | It began and suddenly halted four months ago in spring training and then restarted as summer camp. Now, filled with...

Nightengale: Nashville Stars Could be MLB’s Next Team – and League’s First Black-owned Club

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has more power than anyone in baseball, but he can’t unilaterally implement change. He can’t...

Nightengale: Things Look Bleak, but There Will be a Major League Baseball Season

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred may not want to say it, but I will. There will be a baseball season....

Nightengale: MLB Mulls Plan to Start Season in Late June With Realigned League

By Bob Nightengale | Maybe it’s a dream scenario. Maybe it’s premature to get excited. Then again, maybe it just might work. Major League Baseball officials have...

Nightengale: MLB Employees to be Subjects of Country’s Largest COVID-19 Antibody Study

By Bob Nightengale | They are Major League Baseball owners in their 70s and 80s, team presidents in their 60s, general managers in their...

Nightengale: Tim Anderson, Inspired by Jackie Robinson, is Leading Voice of MLB’s African-American Community

By Bob Nightengale | Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson didn’t ask for the torch to be passed onto him, but he embraces the...

Nightengale: MLB Players Improvise to Stay in Game Shape

By Bob Nightengale | They are playing catch in the backyard with their wives, like New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole. They are building makeshift...

Nightengale: Doctor Says Baseball Can ‘Lead the Way’ on Coronavirus Response

By Bob Nightengale | The man is a chemist by trade, with a passion for baseball, and a hunger to save the world. The name...

Nightengale: Rose Supports MLB in Astros Scandal, Wonders if Players Should be Punished

By Bob Nightengale | Pete Rose, banned from baseball 30 years ago, doesn’t believe the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal will dramatically change his fate. Commissioner Rob Manfred...

Nightengale: MLB Hits Astros with Historic Penalties in Cheating Scandal

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball dealt the most severe punishment against a team in its history Monday by suspending Houston Astros GM...
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