Bo Porter, manager of the Houston Astros, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss MLB’s Civil Rights game, Beacon Awards luncheon honoring Maya Angelou and other civil rights trailblazers. Porter also spoke on getting baseball reintroduced in to inner-city communities as well as the low numbers of black Americans in the big leagues. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping began more than nine years ago with a tax agent digging through the trash of the now notorious Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative. Barring an appeal, the government’s work comes to an anti-climactic end Friday when Barry Bonds – the probe’s highest-profile catch – […]
The Chicago Cubs have hired a manager and his name is Dale Sveum. Many don’t know who Sveum is, and considering their big splash in snatching Theo Epstein from the Red Sox for their GM position, expected a bigger name. For those who don’t know a thing about Sveum, we decided to educate you on […]
NEW YORK — The percentage of black players in the major leagues dropped again on Opening Day this year even as the sport again received a top overall grade for racial diversity. Baseball’s grade for gender hiring declined slightly, according to the annual study released Thursday by Richard Lapchick’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in […]
Monique Bradley, the wife of Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley, has filed for divorce and says her husband physically abused her during their five-year marriage.
By Michael Tapia Last night was an extremely emotional one in the city of Atlanta, as the San Francisco Giants eliminated the undermanned Atlanta Braves to win the NLDS three games to one. But where the emotions really poured out was at the fact that the Braves not seeing their long time skipper, Bobby Cox, […]
SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland. He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month and he faces seven to eight weeks of treatment – radiation five times a week and chemotherapy once a week. “The doctors have told me they […]
By Michael F. Tapia: It’s been a long wait, but the “Fall Classic” is here and everyone is hyped about the upcoming MLB Playoffs. This year’s postseason features a somewhat different cast of teams, as five of the eight did not qualify last year. The three returning teams are the New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins […]
Stephen Strasburg has a significant tear on the ulnar collateral ligament that probably will require reconstructive Tommy John elbow surgery, the Washington Nationals announced Friday.
Roger Clemens perjury The New York Times reported on its website Thursday that federal authorities have decided to indict Roger Clemens on charges of making false statements to Congress about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Welcome to the Newsone Daily Sports Roundup. #1 Knicks re-hire Isiah Thomas as consultant Newsone Analysis: While many will criticize this move, I won’t. For one, the Knicks aren’t bringing him back to replace Donnie Walsh. He is being brought in as a consultant. We can all agree that Thomas has a great eye for […]
Welcome to the Newsone Daily Sports Roundup. At the end of each day, we will provide you with a recap of the top news stories in the world of sports. 1. Report: Brett Favre will play if healthy. Newsone Analysis: Can this guy finally make his mind up? I’m not sure whether ESPN dropped the […]
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