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Bad Bunny sports agency sues MLB players’ union over ‘death penalty’ ban
Bad Bunny’s representation firm sued the baseball players’ association Thursday, disputing a ban it says amounts to a ‘death penalty’ for its business

Guardian sport and agencies

16, May, 2024 @8:25 PM

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Shohei Ohtani interpreter to plead guilty to stealing millions from MLB star
Ippei Mizuhara faces up to 33 years in jail after agreeing to plead guilty to stealing millions of dollars from his former friend

Tom Lutz and agencies

08, May, 2024 @8:58 PM

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Charlie Hustle: the definitive Pete Rose book that deconstructs a disgraced legend
A new biography offering an unflinching look at Major League Baseball’s all-time hit king has ignited fresh debates as the latest gambling scandal to affect the sport unfolds

Rich Tenorio

24, Apr, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Baseball has an overengineering problem and pitchers are dropping like flies
Many of MLB’s most talented stars are falling to injury as their elbows buckle under the stress of throwing max-effort on nearly every pitch

David Lengel

12, Apr, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Shohei Ohtani’s translator reportedly discussing plea deal around alleged $4.5m theft
Shohei Ohtani’s former translator reportedly plans to plead guilty to federal crimes related to the alleged theft of money from the Los Angeles Dodgers star

Staff and agencies

11, Apr, 2024 @11:37 AM

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MLB 2024 predictions: will the Braves machine outdo the Dodgers’ stars?
The Dodgers have committed more than $1bn to just two players but Atlanta are a brilliant all-round team while the young Orioles are posed to shine

Alex Kirshner, David Lengel, Melissa Jacobs and Gabriel Baumgaertner

28, Mar, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Ohtani representatives refuse to give evidence they reported alleged theft
Unanswered questions remain over allegations Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter stole millions from the baseball star to pay off gambling debts

Guardian sport

27, Mar, 2024 @12:15 PM

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Steve Garvey is part of a never-ending flow of baseball players turned politicians
From minor leaguers to Hall of Famers, hundreds of former players have sought public office after the end of their sports career

Peter Dreier

27, Mar, 2024 @10:00 AM

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‘Beyond shocked’: Shohei Ohtani says interpreter stole from him and told lies
Shohei Ohtani addressed the media on Monday after allegations emerged that his former interpreter stole huge sums from his bank account

Tom Lutz

25, Mar, 2024 @10:20 PM

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The Ohtani interpreter scandal reveals the grubby underbelly of sports betting
Like every other US sports league, baseball pushes betting on its fans at every turn. Now its biggest star is associated with a gambling fiasco

Oliver Connolly

22, Mar, 2024 @9:00 AM

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Translator for Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani’s fired after allegations of ‘massive theft’
The interpreter for Shohei Ohtani, the biggest star in baseball and one of the most famous people in Japan, has been fired amid a variety of allegations

Guardian sport

20, Mar, 2024 @10:55 PM

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Shohei Ohtani: a Japanese baseball star so loved even Koreans flock to him
The Japanese star is considered one of the most talented players in history. Now he finds himself in an unfamiliar role as a cultural ambassador

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

19, Mar, 2024 @4:19 PM

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