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Negro Leagues Museum to celebrate league’s 100th anniversary
February 22, 2019
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a Kansas City meeting that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. ... read more »
Murray waits to measure up after picking NFL over baseball
February 21, 2019
Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball's Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner's height. ... read more »
The Flood v. Kuhn Case Was a Catalyst to Free Agency in Pro Sports
February 21, 2019
Throughout history, professional athletes battled against the league they play for over unfair treatment. ... read more »
Prominent Figures of the Negro Leagues
February 14, 2019
Before Jackie Robinson, many African Americans displayed top-notch performances on a baseball diamond ... read more »
Frank Robinson, MLB’s First Black Manager and Hall of Famer Dies at 83
February 7, 2019
First-ballot Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who was Major League Baseball’s first Black manager, has died at the age of 83 after a prolonged battle with bone cancer. Robinson is one of the most groundbreaking figures in MLB history. He heavily impacted the integration of Black players into the league. Nearly a decade after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1946, Robinson broke into the majors earning Rookie of the Year honors in 1956 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. ... read more »
Shareef Abdur-Rahim Named NBA G League President as Malcolm Turner Steps Down
December 29, 2018
In his new role, Abdur-Rahim will be responsible for all aspects of the NBA G League’s business and basketball operations, including the implementation of the newly formed professional path, ongoing testing of experimental rules and league-wide expansion efforts.  ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Releases Its 2018 Dodgers RBI Impact Report: 5 Years Strong
December 28, 2018
Since 2014, LADF has invested $4 million in local communities, including Compton, East Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Long Beach, Lynwood, Northeast Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and Watts ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awards Over $1.6 Million In 2018 Grants To Local Organizations Impacting Over 600,000 Youth
December 27, 2018
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced 2018 cumulative grant donations of over $1.6 million to 70 local nonprofit organizations, which impacted over 600,000 underserved youth in some of the most challenged neighborhoods of Los Angeles. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Cheyenne Francis
December 20, 2018
Senior outside hitter Cheyenne Francis helped the Dorsey volleyball team create a contending season. The Dons had a 10-5 overall record, earning a fourth seed in the division V playoffs. ... read more »
Pop-Up Museum Opening at Dodger Stadium
A pop-up museum celebrating the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson and the inaugural class of the Legends of Dodger Baseball will open today at Dodger Stadium. ... read more / view event »
IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Great Willie McCovey Dies at 80
November 8, 2018
Former San Francisco Giant slugger and one of Major League Baseball’s all-time greatest players, Willie McCovey, has died at the age of 80. ... read more »
Dodgers Re-Sign Clayton Kershaw
November 4, 2018
The Los Angeles Dodgers and three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw reached an agreement on a contract extension Friday that will keep the seven-time All-Star with the club through 2021. ... read more »
View Park Softball’s Journey to City Section ‘Three-Peat’
September 13, 2018
The View Park Knights softball team has made waves in the CIF City Section since its inception in 2015. They battled from division IV competition to division II softball. Last spring, the Knights won their third consecutive City Section Championship by defeating the Roosevelt Rough Riders 13-1. ... read more »
LA Dodgers Kemp Homerun win
September 5, 2018
Matt Kemp's homer for a 3-2 victory over the D-backs keeps the Dodgers in the number one spot in the NL West ... read more / watch video »
Dodgers Announce 2019 Preliminary Schedule
August 23, 2018
L.A. to host Yankees, take on A.L. East & Angels during Interleague Play ... read more »
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