Students who dream of starting a high-tech company may aim for Stanford University, while those who want to be scientists target the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. If running a Major League Baseball team is on your to-do list, it pays to attend Amherst College.
Bud Selig’s retirement as Major League Baseball commissioner after next season will end two decades of stewardship that included recovery from a steroid scandal and an era of labor peace after losing the 1994 World Series to a players strike.
The Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals and Oakland Athletics clinched Major League Baseball playoff berths, while the New York Yankees’ postseason chances took another hit with a 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
Before Ares Management LLC moved to the major leagues of private-equity with the $6 billion takeover of luxury retail chain Neiman Marcus Inc., it counted the $1.65 billion buyout of GNC Holdings Inc. among its biggest deals.
Ryan Braun, the former Most Valuable Player, formally apologized yesterday and acknowledged he “deserved to be suspended” by Major League Baseball for the final 65 games of this season for drug violations.
Representatives of Alex Rodriguez, who is playing for the New York Yankees while appealing a 211- game doping suspension, leaked documents that implicated one of his teammates and former National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun, according to the CBS television program “60 Minutes.”
Derek Jeter drove in two runs with a pair of singles to break his hitless streak and help the New York Yankees to a 9-1 victory against the Chicago White Sox in a rain-delayed Major League Baseball contest.
Ryan Braun will miss the final 65 games of the season after becoming the first in a potential group of Major League Baseball players to be banned for their connections to a clinic accused of distributing performance- enhancing drugs.