Cincinnati Reds’ Hunter Greene sets speed volume record in loss to Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — On a chilly Southern California evening, Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene brought record-breaking heat. After five damning innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally caught up. Trea Turner homered two runs to break a scoreless tie in the sixth and the Dodgers skidded the Reds 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth … Read more

The WNBA, NBA and MLS Lead American Sports in Diverse, Fair and Inclusive Hiring

Editor’s Note: Richard Lapchick is a human rights activist, racial equality pioneer, sports expert, scholar and author. Over the past two years we have witnessed seismic shifts in the world following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and then the racial reckoning that began after the murder of George Floyd. And now the war in … Read more

Jackie Robinson Day 2022 – Tributes from across MLB on the 75th anniversary of Robinson’s debut

Jackie Robinson’s legacy continues to influence Major League Baseball 75 years after he first crossed the league color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson was a star from the moment he stepped onto the pitch, excelling despite an environment of hate and abuse from fellow players and fans. Baseball retired Robinson’s No. 42 league-wide in … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman says ovation on home debut ‘something I’ll never forget’

LOS ANGELES – The baseball ricocheted off the warning track and sailed into the bleachers, causing a change in pitch, sending a capacity crowd into a frenzy and leaving Freddie Freeman alone at second base in the middle of Dodger Stadium, with his family roaring from a luxury suite and his new fans loudly chanting … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw reiterates it was the ‘right call’ to remove him from the perfect game

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw woke up Thursday morning and did what baseball fans across the country did when they watched him get pulled from a perfect game l previous afternoon – he wondered what could have been. “But ultimately, in the moment, it was the right call,” Kershaw said. “I … Read more

Average MLB salary up 5.9% since start of last season, study finds

NEW YORK — The average major league salary rebounded to $4.4 million on opening day, spurred by a frenzy of free agent signings before and after the 99-day lockdown, contract research shows baseball by the Associated Press. New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer set a season high of $43.3 million, surpassing the previous mark set … Read more