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Sports What to expect from Bakersfield Blaze in second half What to expect from Bakersfield Blaze in second half (Video)
The Bakersfield Blaze are launching into the second half of the season after the All-Star break. Chris Henstra joined Eyewitness News to talk more about the season and what fans can expect at Sam Lynn Ballpark.
Sports NHRA leaves ESPN, signs long-term deal with Fox Sports 1 NHRA leaves ESPN, signs long-term deal with Fox Sports 1
NHRA and Fox Sports announced Tuesday they have agreed to a long-term contract that will put four drag-racing events on the main Fox network each year, a deal NHRA President Peter Clifford calls a "game-changer." It begins in 2016.
Sports MLB hopes Rays, A's can get new ballparks in current markets MLB hopes Rays, A's can get new ballparks in current markets
Major League Baseball remains hopeful the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics will be able to obtain new ballparks without relocating yet will examine other markets in case a team needs to move or the sport decides to expand.
Sports Column: NASCAR takes positive steps toward brighter future Column: NASCAR takes positive steps toward brighter future
The sport so married to a dictator-style reign, so resistant to meaningful change and so slow to take a stance on anything that might alienate its fan base has seemingly been turned upside down in a matter of days.
Sports Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks Lawsuit seeks safety netting for MLB ballparks
An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.