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U.S. Soccer reaches milestone agreements to pay men's and women's teams equally

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

Appeal hearing for suspended Dodgers pitcher Bauer set to begin May 23: report

Trevor Bauer's arbitration appeal of his unprecedented two-year suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy has been scheduled to start May 23, a person familiar with the hearing told The Associated Press.

Berrios beat up as Blue Jays suffer 1st sweep of season at hands of Yankees

Gleyber Torres followed his go-ahead, three-run homer with a two-run single and led the surging New York Yankees over the visiting Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Wednesday for their 15th win in 17 games.

Springer answers boos with homer, 3 RBIs to lift Blue Jays over Yankees

Springer hit a go-ahead, two-run homer and an RBI double, and the Blue Jays made three dazzling defensive plays to beat New York 3-0 Monday night.

Sign of times: MLB approves use of anti-sign-stealing technology for calling pitches

In a move that ends a tradition dating more than 150 years, Major League Baseball approved the use of an electronic device for catchers to signal pitches in an effort to eliminate sign stealing and speed games.

Carlos Correa agrees to 3-year, $105.3M US deal with Twins: reports

Star shortstop Carlos Correa agreed early Saturday to a $105.3 million, three-year contract with the Minnesota Twins, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Unvaccinated MLB players won't be allowed into Canada to play Blue Jays

Major League Baseball players who are not vaccinated against the coronavirus won't be allowed to travel into Canada to face the Blue Jays in Canada and won't be paid for those games.

MLB lockout ends as owners approve 5-year labour deal with unanimous vote

Major League Baseball's players and owners ended their most bitter money fight in a quarter-century Thursday when the players' association accepted management's offer to salvage a 162-game season that will start April 7.

MLB cancels games through April 13 as negotiations stall

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred cancelled 93 more games Wednesday, increasing pressure on locked out players and appearing to close the remaining chance to play a full 162-game schedule.

Despite vitriol, MLB owners, locked-out players closing gap

For all the vitriol, Major League Baseball owners and locked-out players have closed the gap in recent weeks and are negotiating on similar frameworks for a new collective bargaining agreement.

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