Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred laughs during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Manfred denied reports Tuesday that 2017 would be the last edition of the World Baseball Classic, saying the tournament is as popular as ever. The fourth edition of the tournament run by MLB and the players' association began in Seoul on Monday. Japan will kick off its campaign on Tuesday against Cuba at Tokyo Dome.
Blake Fischer says he did nothing immoral or illegal, but a couple of former commissioners feel it was unsportsmanlike. WARNING: Article contains graphic photo. One of Idaho's current fish and game commissioners is being asked to issue his resignation after photos from his hunting trip in Africa – which include a picture of him standing over a "family of baboons" he killed – appeared online. Blake Fischer, one of seven unpaid fish and game commissioners in Idaho, had reportedly sent the photos to friends and co-workers along with descriptions of the 14 animals he and his wife had shot in Namibia, according to The Idaho Statesman. "First day she wanted to watch me, and'get a feel' of Africa," Fischer reportedly wrote, according to an email obtained via a public records request from the Boise's KBOI and the Statesman.