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  • Entertainment
    CARLOS BELTRAN HONORED AT SOFRITOS

      By: Luis Vazquez Monday April 29th, was the site of a special get together at Sofrito,...

  • Athlete Profiles
    Famous Latino Alex Rodriguez: Recognition Beyond the Money

        Mr. A-Rod: born Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez, the man that made history in the game of baseball by becoming the highest-paid player ever. Let’s hear that magic number again-$252 million over ten years, plus escalator clauses and bonuses. if that doesn’t...

  • Deportes
    MLB & THE NY YANKEES TO CO-HOST 3rd ANNUAL MLB DIVERSITY BUSINESS SUMMIT

    The Diversity Employment and Business Opportunity Career and Trade Fair Will be held April 14th and 15th at the Manhattan Center and the New Yorker Hotel     Major League Baseball announced today that it will partner with the New York Yankees to co-host the 2014 MLB Diversity Business Summit, which will...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Alex Rodriguez among 20 players MLB seeks to suspend for link to PED distributor

    Major League Baseball intends to suspend New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for 100 games using incriminating testimony from Anthony Bosch, the owner of the now-defunct Biogenesis clinic in Coral Gables, Fla. who allegedly supplied Rodriguez and 19 other players with performance-enhancing drugs, according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines. Bosch, whose...

  • Deportes
    Mets sweep Yankees in 2013 Subway Series

    New York Mets fans are unlikely to witness their team make it to the playoffs this season, but at least they’ll have Subway Series bragging rights for the next year. The Mets (22-29) completed a two-borough, four-game sweep of the New York Yankees (30-23) at Yankee Stadium Thursday, winning the 2013 Subway...

  • Deportes
    Mets spank Yanks 9-4, clinch Subway Series

    The 2013 Subway Series moved from Citi Field to Yankee Stadium Wednesday, and the only difference this change of venue yielded was a convincing New York Mets (21-29) win over the New York Yankees (30-22). After defeating the Yankees 2-1 in Queens on Monday and Tuesday, the Mets crushed their crosstown rivals...

  • Deportes
    Yankees summer camps to be held in Tri-State Area this year

    The New York Yankees will hold summer camps in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut beginning June 24, the team announced Wednesday. Additionally, the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council’s “Refuel with Chocolate Milk” initiative will sponsor the Yankees summer camp attendance of 85 Bronx children. FROM THE YANKEES: The New York...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Subway Series: Mets walk off Mariano Rivera, Yankees

    When legendary closer Mariano Rivera faces three batters in an inning, it typically leads to a New York Yankees victory. Well, not in Tuesday night’s rain-delayed Subway Series game at Citi Field, where the New York Mets (20-29) beat the Yankees (30-21) 2-1 following David Wright and Lucas Duda’s back-to-back RBI singles...

  • Deportes
    Mets top Yankees in 2013 Subway Series opener

    The New York Yankees (30-20) have a far better record than the New York Mets (19-29) in 2013, but the Amazin’s were the better Big Apple team at Citi Field Monday night, taking Game 1 of this year’s Subway Series 2-1. The Memorial Day game between the crosstown rivals remained scoreless until...

  • Deportes
    Roc Nation Sports, Jay-Z’s new sports agency, signs Yankees 2B Robinson Cano

    Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z has just launched Roc Nation Sports, which announced New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano as its first client Tuesday. The new agency will jointly represent Cano with Creative Artists Agency’s sports division. “Because of my love of sports, it was a natural progression to form a company where...

  • Deportes
    Dominican Republic shuts out Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic final

    The Dominican Republic now officially stands alone atop the baseball world, shutting Puerto Rico (5-4) out 3-0 Tuesday night in the 2013 World Baseball Classic title game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. The Dominicans, 8-0 overall in the tournament, went 3-0 vs. their Puerto Rican counterparts, limiting their Caribbean neighbors to two...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake to have second concert at Yankee Stadium

    Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake fans residing in and around New York City who’re unable to attend the pair’s Yankee Stadium concert on Friday, July 19 will have a second opportunity to witness them perform at the venue. The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are scheduled to perform...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake to perform at Yankee Stadium

    Grammy Award-winning recording artists Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake will perform at Yankee Stadium on July 19, the New York Yankees announced Friday. The summer concert will be stop No. 2 of 12 of the rapper and R&B singer’s Legends of the Summer tour, which commences on July 17 at Rogers Centre—home of...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Report: A-Rod wants to be part of 2013 New York Yankees

    Entangled in Major League Baseball’s latest steroid scandal, third baseman Alex Rodriguez hopes to rejoin the New York Yankees once he recovers from his Jan. 16 hip surgery. “I am conducting two rehab sessions each and every day in an effort to get back on the field and rejoin my Yankees teammates,”...

  • Deportes
    King’s ransom keeps Felix Hernandez with Seattle Mariners

    Right-handed pitcher Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners finalized a seven-year, $175 million contract this week, ending any chance of the 2010 Cy Young Award winner wearing New York Yankees pinstripes any time soon. Hernandez, a three-time American League All-Star, went 13-9 with a 3.06 ERA in 2012. Also known as “King...

  • Deportes
    Alex Rodriguez at center of MLB steroid probe; Yanks looking to void contract

    Reports linking Alex Rodriguez to a Coral Gables, Fla. anti-aging clinic owner alleged to have supplied at least five other big-league players with performance-enhancing drugs may have provided the New York Yankees with an opening to escape the remainder of Rodriguez’s contract. While declining to comment on the allegations, the Yankees, according...

  • Athlete Profiles
    Biography: David Ortiz

    David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed “Big Papi”, is a Dominican-American professional baseball player with the Boston Red Sox. Mostly a designated hitter, Ortiz sometimes plays at first base. Ortiz played with the Minnesota Twins from 1997 until 2002. Ortiz is an eight-time All-Star and holds the Red Sox...

  • Athlete Profiles
    Meet Carlos Correa, the #1 MLB Draft Pick!

    He's Puerto Rican!

  • Deportes
    Ozzie Guillen Suspended for Pro-Castro Comments

    The Miami Marlins manager is in hot water!

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    Ex-girlfriend Gets Restraining Order against Jose Canseco

    More escandalo for the beleaguered star!

  • Trendspotting
    Triva Trends…Did You Know?

    Because your life isn't complete unless you know...

  • Celebrity News & Gossip
    EVENT: Laura Posada & Sprint Join Forces!

    LeAura Luciano gives us the scoop!

  • Entertainment
    Latino Baseball Players: Boycotting All-Star Game?

    Carl Lamarre investigates...

  • News & Politics
    Famous Latinos Fight for Respect

    Carl Lamarre breaks it down!