Saturday , 30 August 2014

USA Basketball Beats Puerto Rico Before Coach K Makes Final Cut

Image Credit: Jason Schott

New York, NY - The USA Men’s Basketball team beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in their second exhibition game at Madison Square Garden on Friday night, and it was closer than the final score. Puerto Rico played the U.S. even in the first quarter, with the score tied at 24, and were down just 5, at 52-47, at halftime. The third quarter is when the ... Read More »

Jeter’s Final Press Conference with La Prensa

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Bronx, NY (Featured Image: Bill Menzel) - On Friday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter, with the help of a translator held his farewell press conference with the Spanish language media. Two weeks earlier, Jeter said sayonara to the Japanese media at another press conference. The Yankee captain was asked a variety of questions that he responded to in his usual ... Read More »

Ten Years Ago, Puerto Rico Defeated The USA Dream Team


On August 15th 2004 the small island of Puerto Rico defeated the mighty USA Dream team by a score of 92 to 73 in the 2004 Olympics in Athens Greece. That was the first time that the USA team had lost after professional NBA players were allowed to play in international competition. The USA team had won 24 games in ... Read More »

NBA Commissioner Discuss Hoops for Troops

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NEW YORK, NY - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and General Martin Dempsey spoke about the Hoops for Troops program  at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night before the United States beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 in an exhibition game for the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Silver said of Dempsey the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “For those of you who only ... Read More »

FIBA World Cup Schedule – Latin America Well Represented


The 2014 FIBA World Basketball Cup will have five countries from Latin American that will be participating in the upcoming tournament in Spain. That is a respectable number from a part of the world that has usually been associated more with soccer and not basketball. The games will begin on August 30 with the preliminary round and they will conclude ... Read More »

Yankees Fall 7-4 To The Astros [Photos]

Image Credit: Daniel Budasoff

Bronx, NY - On Tuesday, Latino Sports photographer Daniel Budasoff was at Yankee Stadium as the New York Yankee fell 7-4 to the Houston Astros. Overall, the Bronx Bombers have lost six out of their last eight games and are 11-7 at home since the MLB All-Star break. New York Yankees Notes LHP Chris Capuano (5.1IP, 8H, 4ER, 2BB, 8K) did ... Read More »

NYPL All-Star Game End In 1-1 Draw

Image Credit: Cesar Diaz

Brooklyn, NY - On Tuesday night, 7,230 congregated to MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones for the 10th annual New York-Penn League (NYPL) All-Star Game. While neither the North All-Stars and South All-Stars were able to elk out a win, Wednesday night’s 1-1 result combined with the weather, the smell of the food, the laughter of children with their families ... Read More »

CONCACAF Champions League: Portland Timbers Win 4-1 Over Alpha United FC


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Contesting their first-ever match in CONCACAF Champions League (CCL), the Portland Timbers earned a decisive victory with two goals in each half of a 4-1 win over Guyanese side Alpha United FC on Tuesday night in a CCL Group 5 match at Providence Stadium in Georgetown, Guyana. The tournament-opening result moves the Timbers (1-0-0, 3pts) into first place ... Read More »

Dan Schlossberg’s Midweek Report: What new Baseball czar must do


NEW YORK — Just days after his appointment, Commissioner-in-waiting Rob Manfred is receiving tons of unsolicited advice. Some writers are telling him to dump the DH while others are asking that he make it universal. Late-starting, long-running games, changes to the All-Star Game and postseason play, and even the dreaded salary cap are all back in the conversation. Everyone has ... Read More »

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