Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

NCAA cancels “March Madness” amid heightened concerns over coronavirus

March Madness is cancelled in 2020. Blog King, Mass Appeal INDIANAPOLIS — With 6/1 odds, the top-ranked Kansas Jayhawks are the betting favorite to win the national title. But it won’t happen. That’s because, on Thursday, the NCAA cancelled all of its winter and spring championships (including the men’s basketball tournament) amid heightened concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The unprecedented ...

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Former KC Royals outfielder Brian McRae arrested, jailed for assaulting girlfriend

Ex-Royals player assaults girlfriend. Blog King, Mass Appeal GLENDALE — Like father, like son? Former Kansas City Royals outfielder Brian McRae was really good at hitting baseballs. He’s also highly proficient at hitting women. The 51-year-old McRae had his bestial ass thrown in jail the other day after he allegedly beat the hell out of his ex-girlfriend for, get this: ...

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Fox’s ‘Pitch’ hopes to make history with series about female baseball player

Fox drama series makin’ TV history. Mass Appeal Wire Reports SAN DIEGO — Baseball fans, it’s finally here. We’re talking about ‘Pitch,’ the Fox TV drama that chronicles the inspirational story of rookie pitcher Ginny Baker [Kylie Bunbury] who makes history by becoming the first woman to play Major League Baseball. After getting called up by the San Diego Padres, Ginny ...

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Obama paid homage to World Champion Kansas City Royals at the White House

President Obama salutes the Royals. Mass Appeal Wire Reports WASHINGTON — If you’d told me five years ago that the Kansas City Royals would be holding a World Series trophy while presenting an authentic No. 44 team jersey to President Barack Obama, yours truly would’ve said “no effin’ way!” Well, it happened. The Royals celebrated their 2015 World Series title ...

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‘Pitch’ star plays hardball with Snoop Dogg

Gosselaar playing games with Snoop. Mass Appeal Wire Reports SAN DIEGO — Veteran thespian Mark-Paul Gosselaar, best known for his television role as Zack Morris in the 90s teen comedy “Saved By The Bell,” hooked up with Snoop Dogg before tossing out the ceremonial first pitch at Wednesday’s San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves baseball game. Speaking of pitch, Gosselaar ...

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