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Baseball: Yankees` Teixeira will retire at end of season

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira says this will be the final season of his 14-year career in Major League Baseball.

Baseball: Gomes jumps to Japan after World Series wins

In 2013, Gomes helped spark the Boston Red Sox to a World Series crown.

Baseball legend Yogi Berra passes away Baseball legend Yogi Berra passes away

One of the most enduring characters of baseball, Yogi Berra -- who inspired the cartoon character Yogi Bear, breathed his last on Wednseday morning. He was 90.

Tom Brady, Roger Goodell urged to settle `Deflategate` row Tom Brady, Roger Goodell urged to settle `Deflategate` row

A federal judge urged New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL chief Roger Goodell to reach a settlement over the `Deflate-gate` scandal on Wednesday, ordering the two sides to return to court on August 31 if no deal is reached.

Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit Judge grills lawyers in Tom Brady "deflate-gate" lawsuit

A US federal judge grilled lawyers for Tom Brady and the National Football League in court Wednesday as he seeks to settle the star quarterback`s role in the "deflate-gate" scandal.

Hisashi Iwakuma becomes 2nd Japanese pitcher to throw no-hitter in MLB Hisashi Iwakuma becomes 2nd Japanese pitcher to throw no-hitter in MLB

Hisashi Iwakuma on Wednesday became just the second Japanese pitcher to throw a no-hitter in Major League Baseball, striking out seven as the Seattle Mariners blanked the Baltimore Orioles, 3-0.

2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall 2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall

Baseball bosses expressed confidence Friday they would be able to entice Japanese organisers to include the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they bid against seven short-listed rivals.

Indian-American student baseball player Kumar Nambiar to be honoured Indian-American student baseball player Kumar Nambiar to be honoured

Teenage baseball sensation Kumar Nambiar from Westchester county has become the first Indian-American student athlete to be honoured with 'New York State Player of the Year', according to media reports.

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 162 games for doping New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 162 games for doping

Major League Baseball suspended New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia for 162 games on Tuesday after the Dominican failed a second drug test this season.

US authorities drop prosecution of slugger Barry Bonds US authorities drop prosecution of slugger Barry Bonds

The US Department of Justice formally dropped efforts to prosecute Major League Baseball`s disgraced home run king Barry Bonds on Tuesday.

Mike Trout powers American League to All-Star win Mike Trout powers American League to All-Star win

Mike Trout smacked a solo home run and scored twice to spark the American League over the National League 6-3 Tuesday in the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Baltimore Orioles to play behind closed doors amid riots Baltimore Orioles to play behind closed doors amid riots

The Baltimore Orioles will face the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium on Wednesday after violent riots prompted officials to take what is believed to be the unprecedented step of ordering the game played behind closed doors.

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia banned 80 games for doping

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, already battling elbow trouble, was banned for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday for steroid use.

Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse

Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton can`t be sanctioned by Major League Baseball for a relapse into drug abuse, an arbitrator ruled on Friday.

Hamilton met with Major League Baseball officials in February after he apparently self-reported his use of cocaine and alcohol.

Yankees prospect concussed after hitting wall Yankees prospect concussed after hitting wall

New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela suffered a concussion Sunday after crashing hard into the outfield wall in a Major League Baseball spring training game against the New York Mets.

Pirela was sent to hospital for a CT scan and cervical MRI, the Yankees said.

Former White Sox great Minoso dies Former White Sox great Minoso dies

Minnie Minoso, the Cuban-born White Sox star who was Major League Baseball`s first black player in Chicago, has died, the team said Sunday.

The White Sox didn`t release details of Minoso`s death, but said he passed away on Saturday night in Chicago.