As trial looms, baseball fans already won in MLB TV dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball fans are already the winners in a lawsuit scheduled for trial next week after the league agreed to let consumers buy single-team television packages for the first time.

  • Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

Japan honors Hank Aaron with Order of the Rising Sun

ATLANTA (AP) — Japan honored former home run king Hank Aaron with one of its highest awards on Thursday, saying he is a symbol of its close relationship with the United States and their shared love of baseball.

  • Written by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer