On Saturday, the Houston Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies in six games to win the 2022 World Series. Astros general manager Johnnie B. “Dusty” Baker became the third Black general manager in MLB history to earn the Commissioner’s trophy. ... read more »
A spare piece no more, Jorge Soler drove a pitch over the train tracks, out of Minute Maid Park and deep into the heart of Texas. He dropped his bat, tapped his chest twice and jabbed a hand toward the Atlanta Braves dugout, yelling “I’m here!” ... read more »
Jackie Roosevelt Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in sports history. He was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, and his family moved to Pasadena one year later. Seeing his brother Mack Robinson compete in track and field inspired him to pursue sports. ... read more »
Dave Roberts finally has a World Series title to savor.
The Los Angeles manager guided the Dodgers to their first championship since 1988 on Tuesday night, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win in six games. ... read more »
The Los Angeles Dodgers played an all-around game, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 with a consistent offensive and defensive effort. The victory gives the Dodgers a 2-1 lead in the 2020 World Series. ... read more »
One swing. The difference between going home, and advancing to the team's third World Series appearance in four years was one swing. 2019 National League MVP Cody Bellinger stood at the plate. ... read more »
After 114 years of using ink on paper to deliver news that informs, educates and empowers the African American community throughout the Windy City, Real Times Media, parent company of the Chicago Defender, has announced that the Chicago Defender will move to a digital-only format with its July 11 edition. The final printed edition will be delivered Wednesday, July 10. ... read more »