Ex-CFL player pleads guilty to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme

The dominos from last year’s bombshell college admissions cheating scandal continue to fall. Former Canadian Football League player David Sidoo pled guilty Friday for his participation in the scandal. He was accused of hiring someone to take the SATs in place of his two sons. The now-businessman officially gave his Read more

Alex Rodriguez rips Astros for showing ‘no remorse’ over cheating scandal

As expected, the Houston Astros have been the target of boos and taunts all throughout spring training following the sign-stealing scandal. There’s even a Twitter account dedicated to passing along videos of fans giving the Astros the business: @AsteriskTour. Opposing players and broadcasters have taken turns chiming in on the Read more

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo pokes fun at Astros’ cheating scheme during spring training at-bat

On Monday, ESPN televised a Cactus League game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Angels. While it’s safe to ignore almost everything that happens during spring training, this particular contest featured a neat wrinkle: several players, including Anthony Rizzo, wore microphones and interacted with the broadcast booth throughout Read more

Astros hear boos, confiscate fan’s sign in first spring training game since cheating scandal

Real live baseball has returned. Spring training games started across Arizona and Florida on Saturday. Yeah, Cactus League and Grapefruit League games are meaningless in the standings, but it’s baseball, and spring games are fun in their own way.  The Houston Astros opened their exhibition schedule Saturday night against the Washington Read more

Mike Fiers says he’s received death threats after revealing Astros’ cheating scheme

For four months now, baseball has consumed by the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. The Astros illegally stole signs during their 2017 World Series championship season and were disciplined by MLB last month. Opposing players believe the punishment was too light, however. When the mild-mannered Mike Trout says he’s lost respect Read more

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton says he would’ve hit 80 homers in 2017 if he used Astros’ cheating scheme

Another spring training day, another set of players chiming in on the 2017 Astros’ electronic sign-stealing scandal. Pretty much every team in the league has had a bunch of players firing back. But some the most prominent remarks have come from, not coincidentally, the Yankees (whom the Astros beat in Read more

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres believes the Astros were cheating in 2019 season

Another day, another round of MLB players ripping the Astros for their sign-stealing scandal and commissioner Rob Manfred for his lax punishment. The usually mild-mannered Mike Trout said he’s lost respect for Houston on Monday, and Justin Turner blasted Manfred for devaluing the World Series trophy, among other things. Late Read more

Astros season ticket holder files lawsuit against team in wake of cheating scandal

It’s certainly been an offseason to forget for the Houston Astros in the wake of the cheating scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball. The headaches continue for the organization after an Astros season ticket holder filed a lawsuit in Harris County District Court against the team. According to David Read more

Braves’ Nick Markakis: Every Astros player ‘needs a beating’ for cheating scandal

The time for full squad workouts at spring training has arrived, and that means 40-man rosters and the full complement of NRIs are in attendance. That, in turn, means more opportunities for reporters to ask players about the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal and ensuing punishments and perhaps get some provocative copy Read more

LeBron James calls out MLB commissioner Rob Manfred over Astros cheating scandal: ‘You need to fix this’

LeBron James is no stranger to weighing on important and noteworthy topics that affect the world at large, even if those topics pertain to a sport that he doesn’t play. His latest foray into cross-league commentary happened Tuesday when he tweeted out his thoughts about how MLB handled the Astros’ Read more