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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.

Cole Agrees to Record Nine-Year, $324 Million Deal with Yankees

By Bob Nightengale | The New York Yankees are betting the biggest contract for a pitcher in baseball history that Gerrit Cole is the...

Nightengale: Astros Cheating Allegations have Baseball World Demanding Punishment

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball general managers slowly trickled out through the resort courtyard late Thursday morning to catch rides to the...

Nightengale: MLB Needs to Step Up on Cheating Allegations Against Astros

By Bob Nightengale | Finally, the name of the whistleblower has been revealed. Oh, not that whistleblower. Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers has nothing to do...

Nationals’ Cinderella Story Ends with First World Series Title in Nation’s Capital Since 1924

By Bob Nightengale | The Washington Nationals are bringing the World Series trophy back to the nation's capital for the first time since 1924. The Nationals,...

Nightengale: Cubs’ Meltdown Signals the End of the Joe Maddon Era

By Bob Nightengale | It happened once again. Only this one was more painful. Another September collapse for the Chicago Cubs. A year ago, they blew...

Nightengale: Skaggs’ Death Still a Tragedy Despite Drug-Related Cause

By Bob Nightengale | This was the news we feared, confirming the worries of teammates, friends, and peers in baseball, that Los Angeles Angels...

Nightengale: Major League Baseball is at a Crossroads

By Bob Nightengale | Major League Baseball once again celebrated their sport Tuesday with the All-Star Game, showcasing the greatest collection of young stars, including one...

Nightengale: As Home Runs Fly at Record Pace, MLB’s Doping Question is Back

By Bob Nightengale | We don’t want to go there, please not again. We don't want to believe it's more than the balls that are juiced...

Nightengale: Fans Must Demand MLB Teams Add More Protective Netting

By Bob Nightengale | The scene was heartbreaking - a 4-year-old girl was hit in the head by a foul ball Wednesday night in Houston....

Nightengale: One Play Should Not Define Bill Buckner

By Bob Nightengale | It’s so grossly unfair, and so cruel, that people actually believed one ground ball in a World Series Game defined...
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