Tuesday , 2 September 2014

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 »

Happy Birthday Roberto Clemente

All Star Roberto Clemente 1965

Yesterday August 18th was the anniversary of what would have been Roberto Clemente’s 80th birthday. I happen to be here in Puerto Rico and the sad reality is that very few people, in fact no one that I spoke with knew that it was Clemente’s Birthday. I also did not hear anything on any radio program, or in any of ... Read More »

Puerto Rico Over Argentina In Preparation For World Championships

Barea Led the PR victory with 17 points. (Photo courtesy Primera Hora)

Puerto Rico beat Argentina 97-87 in the preparatory tournament for the World Championship Games. The National Men’s Basketball Team defeated Argentina on Saturday, 97-87 in a game as preparation for the FIBA World Cup. The meetingwas part of thewarmuptournamentthattakes placein Belgrade,Serbia. José Juan Barea scored 17 points for Puerto Rico, followed by Jorge Bryan Diaz 14. The veteran Luis Scola ... Read More »

Puerto Rico Lost Heart Breaker To South Korea


Pennsylvania:  Puerto Rico Lost 8-5 in the Little League World Series to South Korea. Puerto Rico was winning until the sixth and last inning when South Korea broke open and scored three  runs and go ahead in the score. Puerto Rico went into the last inning tied 5-5, in the score. South Korea batting in the top of the sixth ... Read More »

Second Successful Retire #21 Concert @ Orchard Beach


Thank you to all the people who signed the petition to retire Roberto Clemente’s # 21 from Major League Baseball yesterday at Orchard Beach in the Bronx, NY. Also special thanks and congratulations to the volunteers who collected the signatures. One day in the not too distant future you will all be proud to know that you contributed to making ... Read More »

Retire 21 Campaign is Picking Up Steam

Image Source: Fantagraphics Books

Bronx, NY - Yesterday, Sunday August 17th,  Orchard Beach in the Bronx held its second Salsa concert in as many weeks dedicated to the Retire 21 Campaign. Hundreds of Salseros were entertained and danced to the great sounds of Nelson González and his All Stars while volunteers collected signatures for the Retire 21 Campaign. Volunteers also collected signatures in Sound view ... Read More »

Home Run by Starlin Castro Gives Cubs a 2-1 Win over Mets

East side, West side, everybody's coming down,

Flushing, NY - The third game of the four game series between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs on Sunday afternoon was a true pitching duel between starting pitchers Jose Arrieta of the Cubs and Rafael Montero of the Mets. Both right-handers pitched effectively deep into the game. They exited from the contest in the eighth inning. Arrieta ... Read More »

Sports Beat: Terry’s Temper Tested

Collins-April 1, 2013DBa

Queens, NY - Terry Collins was known for being a fiery guy who alienated many of the players he managed during his stints with the Houston Astros and the Anaheim Angels and that’s why many observers were surprised when the Mets hired him to be the team’s skipper four years ago. It turns out that Collins has surprised nearly everyone with ... Read More »

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