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Major League Baseball has worked hard to improve its image and move on from the so-called steroids era, a period in baseball where many records were broken by players who were later found to have been doping up and using human growth hormones. But the latest scandal takes an unexpected and perhaps unprecedented twist into the field of cyber espionage. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Justice Department are currently investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking internal networks belonging to the Houston Astros. Law enforcement officials are said to have uncovered evidence... Read more...
If your childhood was anything like ours, we are assuming that your mother, father, sister, brother or some combination of any of those were constantly telling you to get away from the game console and step outside. Something about "rotting your brain" or some other nonsense. Now, it's going to be even more difficult for frustrated parents to convince their offspring to put away the gaming and engage in other activities, as one such gamer just netted himself one million dollars for doing nothing more than being exceptionally great at a video game. Pro gaming has been around for years now, and just... Read more...
Forget about unlocking achievements and collecting in-game items, you can score some serious real-world cash just for playing Major League Baseball 2K10. And not just a little bit of loot, but $1 million! That's the largest ever for this kind of contest.So what's the catch? Just be the first to pitch a perfect game (no hits, no walks, and no runs) in MLB 2K10, record the feat with a camera or digital video recorder, and submit your entry to 2K Sports on DVD.Naturally there are a few rules you must abide by, the biggest being that this is only open to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gamers. 2K Sports... Read more...
The Major League Baseball season may be over, but you can bet fans of the New York Yankees won't be forgetting the 2009 season anytime soon. Just a few months after Dell announced that it was selling notebooks with MLB covers, along comes Centon Electronics with a ploy of its own to milk ardent supporters of the club (or any club, really) for a few more dollars.The company, which is best known for producing DRAM and flash-based memory wares, has today introduced their officially licensed MLB Key chain USB Flash Drives. As expected, all 30 MLB teams are included, though we get the impression that... Read more...