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Dodgers Stay Positive Despite Loss After They Secured NL Championship
September 24, 2020
After the Dodgers clinched the NL West championship, they lost to the number one seeded Oakland Athletics 6-4. ... read more »
Dodgers, MLB Front Office Employees Tells HBCU Students About Sports Industry
September 3, 2020
To celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson, the Los Angeles Dodgers partnered with the L.A. Dodgers Foundation (LADF) to host a career panel for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students. The career panel was to show students the various occupations in Major League Baseball. ... read more »
NBA’s Playoff Game Boycotts Sparks Domino Effect Across Major League Sports Amidst Jacob Blake Shooting
August 26, 2020
The Milwaukee Bucks took a historic stand by electing not to play in the scheduled Wednesday Game 5 of the NBA Playoff series versus the Orlando Magic to boycott police brutality and specifically boycott the treatment of Jacob S. Blake, a 29-year-old American Black man who was shot in the back seven times by a Kenosha police officer that left him paralyzed earlier on Sunday. ... read more »
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Dodgers Win Big in Tribute to Gigi & Kobe Bryant
August 24, 2020
The Dodgers sealed a series sweep on Gigi and Kobe Bryant's tribute before the game on Sunday. Players were wearing their Bryant jerseys pre-game, paying homage to arguably the greatest Laker of all time on his birthday. ... read more »
Walker Buehler strikes out 11 in Dodgers MLB best 20th win
August 22, 2020
Right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler looked locked and loaded on the mound in Friday night's 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies improving to an MLB best 20-8 record. ... read more »
Stifling Defense Helps Dodgers Beat Padres in 6-0 Shut-Out
August 13, 2020
Turner hit his second home run of the season that changed the game. The fifth inning was an offensive explosion for the Dodgers. "That fifth inning could have been the game," said Roberts. Turner told reporters how creative and strategic the team has to be when they are struggling to score. "Sometimes when things are not going right, and you're not getting hits, you got to manufacture funs, whether it is bunting, mixing in safety runs, squeezes, whatever you need to do build momentum and confidence for the offense." ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Believe They Are Not In Full Stride Despite Strong Start
August 10, 2020
When asked by reporters, what are areas does he see the Dodgers need to make strides, Turner said, "Everywhere. I mean, I think we have a deep lineup where three or four guys can produce in a game. I don't think you've seen all nine hitters locked in clicking on all cylinders yet. You got to remember we had a three-month shutdown to a three-month ramp-up. Guys are still working through stuff, myself included. Just trying to grind away put together good A-B's. (At Bats)" ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 9, 2020
His career with L.A. County began in August 1987 as a deputy in Hahn’s Second District. Promoted to assistant chief deputy within three short months, Pye became a spokesperson for Hahn, and said, “I was his voice in ensuring that constituents were treated fairly and each complaint resolved in a timely manner.” ... read more »
Yasiel Puig’s Wildhorse Horse Children’s Foundation partners with the Mayor of Compton, Aja Brown to feed over 300 families in Community Food Distribution
July 9, 2020
MLB player Yasiel Puig’s Wildhorse Children’s Foundation partnered with the Mayor of Compton, Aja Brown to host the Compton Food Distribution at Gonzales Park. Families in the community needed resources in these trying times. Puig, and Mayor Brown did an outstanding job of calling out businesses to ban together and help people with goods. ... read more »
COVID-19 Brings Premature End to the CIF 2019-2020 Season
April 30, 2020
On April 3, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced that high school sports were canceled for the rest of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order terminated all basketball state championship games. Spring sports like track and field, baseball, softball, boy’s tennis and boys’ volleyball were cut short. Senior student athletes face new challenges in the college recruitment process. ... read more »
U.S. Sports Pauses Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 19, 2020
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm, professional and amateur sports leagues across the country have had to respond swiftly and cautiously. ... read more »
Professional Sports Leagues Temporarily Limit Locker Room Access To Players And Essential Staff
March 9, 2020
Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) today issued the following joint statement ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 31, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 31, 2020
Ernie Banks, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, and first African American Chicago Cubs player, was born, 1931. ... read more »
Dodgers motto is “Keep grinding” as they dominate the Nationals in a thriller Game 3 Victory
October 7, 2019
The Los Angeles Dodgers dominated the Washington Nationals 10-4 in a thriller game 3 victory. The Dodgers were down for the first few innings, then took off like a rocket with 7 runs in the 6th inning and took complete control of the game.. Dodgers Cody Bellinger says “we’ve been doing it all year. 9th inning, 6th inning, 7th inning, we are not going to stop grinding. That’s why we’ve been successful all year.” You would have thought it was Friday night at the Dodgers stadium. They never look back. ... read more »
Hank Aaron Still Fighting for More Diversity in Baseball
August 5, 2019
ATLANTA (AP) — When Brian Hunter and other former major league players were in the presence of Hank Aaron, they acted like teenagers, standing, pointing and trying to get pictures when he entered the room. ... read more »
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