Australian sport knows all about guilt through inaction — and much in the same way the ball-tampering scandal promoted wholesale changes to the attitude of the men's national cricket team — this ruling could have major impacts for baseball in the near future. … [Read more...] about Why is stealing signs such a big deal for Houston Astros and Major League Baseball?
The Dodgers had taken the momentum back with a 6-2 win in Houston in game four, which levelled things at 2-2 and gave Los Angeles — which had home field advantage for the best-of-seven series — the chance to close out the series with two more wins at home. … [Read more...] about World Series: Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven for the team’s first-ever title
The penalties are among the stiffest ever handed out to a team by the MLB. The Astros — who defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in seven games to win the 2017 World Series — had been under investigation since November after former pitcher Mike Fiers lifted the lid on tactics used by Houston to illegally steal signs from opposing teams. … [Read more...] about Houston Astros receive hefty punishments for cheating
The exhibition, named "Human Rights in Xinjiang - Development and Progress," consisted of more than 80 pictures taken in Xinjiang, showing its political, economic and social development. The exhibition was part of the activities of the Chinese Lunar New Year reception held in the consulate general with around 500 attendees. … [Read more...] about Chinese Consulate General in Houston holds Xinjiang photo exhibition
“Unfortunately, it’s an unintended consequence of the digital age and all this information. I hope and pray that it is behind the game. Obviously there are punishments being dished out. There is no excuse for that. In my era, it never would have happened. … [Read more...] about MLB 2019 | Houston Astros cheating scandal’s latest twist includes electronic buzzers