Sport: It's a Whole New Ball Game

Trick or treat, the split season may not end until Halloween

The calendar may read August, but pay no attention. It turned out to be April in Chicago last week as the owners of the 26 major league baseball clubs voted to split the season in two and hold a second set of divisional races, rather than pick up play where it broke off June 11 because of the players' strike. The division leaders at that time— the New York Yankees, Oakland A's, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers— were declared winners of the first...

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