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Top Boricua Paid Athletes Of All Time

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Carlos Beltran: Prior to joining the Yankees and this new contract, Carlos was considered the highest paid Boricua athlete of all time with a total of $160 million. Now adding the Yankee contract Carlos will be will be at $205 million, the highest figure for any Puerto Rican athlete. Carlos Delgado: Now retired, Carlos played 17 seasons in the majors ... Read More »

GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING Information

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New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced its inaugural Pay-Per-View (PPV) event, GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING, to be broadcast live from the Forum, Presented by Chase, in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 21st at 10:00 pm ET. GLORY: LAST MAN STANDING features eight of the word’s best middleweights colliding in a one-night, winner-take-all tournament to determine who ... Read More »

Hundreds Flock to MLB Diversity Business Summit In NYC

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New York, NY - Several days ago, Wendy Lewis, Senior VP of Diversity & Strategic Alliances for Major League Baseball was returning my call regarding this year’s diversity summit. The first thing she said was, “I got great news, we have SOLD OUT.”  The excitement of her comment can only be understood if you know a bit of history. Wendy has ... Read More »

Yasiel Puig’s Story Is So Crazy You Can’t Make This Up

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This is the type of stuff for a hollywood movie. It’s no secret that many Cuban baseball players have defected like José Contreras, Liván Hernández, Orlando “El Duque” Hernández and José Abreu just to name a few. However this story is so crazy that It should be made into a movie because this crazy story would probably make a great ... Read More »

Kenan Thompson Plays David Ortiz on Saturday Night Live [VIDEO]

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Kenan Thompson plays Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz, honing in on his thick accent and his Dominican background. The whole sketch is centered around Ortiz’s love for Dominican food. I think it’s time for SNL to just hire some Latinos. It’s one thing to be portrayed as a Latino but completely different when it’s a Latino portraying Latinos! What ... Read More »

Close Call Gives Yankees The Edge In Win Over Boston

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Yankee Stadium, the Bronx (Featured Image: Bill Menzel) - Strong starting pitching, timely hitting, and instant replay were the ingredients for back-to-back wins for the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox in a 3-2 victory on Sunday night. Yankees’ starter Ivan Nova allowed two earned runs off eight scattered hits in seven and one-third innings pitched to collect his ... Read More »

Photos: Yankees Win 3-2 Over Boston

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Bronx, NY - Latino Sports photographer Bill Menzel covered Sunday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Bronx Bombers prevailed 3-2 over their most-bitter rivals in front of 46,081 spectators. Read More »

Sports Beat: No Silver Lining For The Knicks

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NEW YORK - When an NBA teams doesn’t make the playoffs, as is the case with the Knicks this year, the lone silver lining is a chance to nab a very good college player by taking part in the NBA Draft Lottery. Lamentably for Knicks fans, their team traded their top pick in the upcoming draft to the Denver Nuggets when ... Read More »

Dan’s Data: Barking Hamstrings Hamstring Clubs In Early Going

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NEW YORK – Six weeks of calisthenics, workouts, and exhibition games are supposed to make ballplayers ready to play. But recalcitrant hamstrings have other ideas. Mark Teixeira (Yankees) and Jose Reyes (Blue Jays) were among the former All-Stars sidelined during the first week when their hamstrings acted up. All have been in the same boat before but that didn’t make ... Read More »

Photos: Bronx Bombers 7-4 Win Over Boston

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Bronx, NY - Latino Sports photographer Daniel Budasoff covered Saturday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Bronx Bombers prevailed 7-4 over their most-bitter rivals in front of 48,572 spectators. For full recap of the game, click here. Read More »

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