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  • Ex-MLB Player Writes He Was Racially Profiled By Police

    Ex-MLB Player Writes He Was Racially Profiled By Police
    WEST HARTFORD — Former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville's essay saying that he was racially profiled in the driveway of his Hartford home has gone viral. Glanville, who now works as an ESPN baseball analyst, posted the essay Monday on...
  • Orioles-Rays game postponed Tuesday and other notes

    Orioles-Rays game postponed Tuesday and other notes
    With heavy rain coming down for much of Tuesday in the Baltimore area, there was little doubt that the Orioles’ scheduled game against the Tampa Bay Rays would be postponed. But both teams arrived at Camden Yards with hope that the clouds would...
  • Red Sox Manager John Farrell Fined For Replay Criticism

    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been fined by Major League Baseball for criticizing the new instant replay system being used this season, the New York Daily News reported. Joe Torre, MLB's executive vice president of baseball operations, told the...
  • When politics enter the sports playing field

    Among the revelations in Betty Medsger's powerful new book, "The Burglary," is the story of how local antiwar activists shrewdly selected March 8, 1971, for their historic break-in at an FBI office in Media. That was the night of the "Fight of the...
  • FAU turns to freshman lefty Sean Labsan for mid-week game at Miami

    FAU turns to freshman lefty Sean Labsan for mid-week game at Miami
    FAU will turn to uber-talented lefty Sean Labsan to start a must-win, mid-week game at No. 11 Miami Wednesday.  Labsan, a 17th round pick of the Texas Rangers in last year's MLB First-Year Player Draft, has started three games for FAU this season and...
  • Cubs At Yankees Postponed; Day-Night Doubleheader Wednesday

    Rain forced the postponement of Tuesday's series opener between the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees, who will instead play a day-night doubleheader Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. Tuesday's game was called before noon ET as rainfall pounded the area....
  • Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]

    Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]
    Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
  • Baseball needs to channel 'inner Jackie Robinson'

    Baseball needs to channel 'inner Jackie Robinson'
    Every year baseball honors Jackie Robinson on April 15, and every year we hear about a generation of black athletes tuning the game out. A USA Today survey revealed only 7.8 percent of the players on major league rosters opening day were African-...
  • Cubs hire former OF McDonald

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs named former outfielder Darnell McDonald as a baseball operations assistant. McDonald, 35, will work with minor league players on and off the field, evaluate amateur players for the draft and visit the major league team....
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta right on schedule for return

     Cubs' Jake Arrieta right on schedule for return
    NEW YORK — Rain caused the Cubs to wait another day before facing the Yankees on Wednesday in a split doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. And wet weather also forced postponement of Jake Arrieta's next minor league rehabilitation start, but Arrieta is...
  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated through baseball

    Tuesday is Jackie Robinson Day across baseball, honoring the 67th anniversary of the day Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The most prominent of the events planned to honor Robinson was to take place at Yankee Stadium before New...