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MVP Winners: Baseball Champs of Color From 2005 to Present

These six are sports leaders on and off the mound

Check out the six MVP winners of color in the major league’s from 2005 to…

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10 Superstar Athletes Involved in Major Scandals

A look back at career-tarnishing challenges and the aftermath

With the latest cases of athletes in scandals, we take a look back at how…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Tony Gwynn

Twitter Remembers Baseball Legend Tony Gwynn

The charismatic right fielder succumbed to cancer at age 54.

The sweet left-handed swing of Tony Gwynn will forever be remembered by Major League Baseball…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Washington Nationals Host Black Heritage Day Tonight, May 27th

Partners with the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the game of baseball

A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased online at nationals.com/GWUL will be donated…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Major League Baseball's Wendy Lewis.

MLB Exec Wendy Lewis Talks Jackie Robinson Day, Supplier Diversity Summit

MLB's Supplier Diversity Summit this year coincides with Jackie Robinson Day

Wendy Lewis talks the business of baseball and diversity

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Major League Baseball Seeks Minority Suppliers at Business Summit

Yankees host diversity summit career and trade fair event in New York

Could you be one of these suppliers?

By Carolyn M. Brown

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MLB Network's Harold Reynolds will join the MLB on Fox.

Harold Reynolds Joins Lead Broadcast Team on MLB on Fox

Newly minted Hall of Famer Frank Thomas joins L.A.-based pregame crew

Former Chicago White Sox first baseman Frank Thomas will join the network’s pregame studio broadcast…

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Tracy McGrady

Tracy McGrady, Baseball Hopeful, Impresses in Bullpen Session

Ex-NBA All-Star enlists help of Roger Clemens

Tracy McGrady is trying out for a baseball team

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Andrew McCutchen is the first Pirates player to win the MVP award since Barry Bonds in 1992.

Watch Andrew McCutchen Propose to His Girlfriend on National TV

Star proposes on 'Ellen'

It’s great to be Andrew McCutchen

By Darren Sands

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TSL Conspiracy Theorists: The Braves Aren’t Going Anywhere

They can't really be leaving ... can they?

Are the Braves really leaving Atlanta?

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Andrew McCutchen is the first Pirates player to win the MVP award since Barry Bonds in 1992.

It’s Cutch! Andrew McCutchen Wins National League MVP Award

Centerfielder led Pirates to playoff appearance, winning season

McCutchen became the first Pirates player to win the award since Barry Bonds in 1992.

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Jimmy Rollins (left) and Harold Reynolds will help anchor Fox's expansive coverage of the World Series.

Jimmy Rollins, Harold Reynolds Lend Cache to FOX Sports’ World Series Coverage

Current, former player on biggest stage for FOX broadcast

Jimmy Rollins and Harold Reynolds will both have huge roles at the World Series

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Mary J. Blige to Sing World Series National Anthem in Boston

On deck: Blige performance for Game 1

Second time she performs in a World Series

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Top 10 Major League Baseball Salaries for 2013

Who do you think is underpaid and overpaid?

With the start of the new season, here’s a collection of the highest paid players

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Justin and B.J. Upton will both play in the same outfield as members of the Atlanta Braves.

On Anniversary of Historic Jackie Robinson Deal, the Braves Have an All-Black Outfield

On Jackie Robinson anniversary, Atlanta now has the most exciting outfield in baseball

Braves recently acquired Justin Upton from the Diamondbacks.

By Darren Sands

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Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has helped lead a resurgence on and off the field in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds Get $2 Million For Urban Youth Baseball Facility

Procter & Gamble's gift will provide free softball and baseball training to youth in the greater Cincinnati area

Procter & Gamble’s gift will provide free softball and baseball training to youth in the…

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Flagrant Foul: NBA Owners Consider Selling Ad Space on Player Jerseys

Cash-strapped owners consider a drastic move to increase revenue that has many up in arms

In a quest for revenue NBA owners consider placing advertisements on player uniforms which have…

By Adena Andrews

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ESPN Sports Business Editor Analyzes Impact of Magic Johnson’s Dodgers Deal

ESPN's Keith Reed shares his perspective on Magic Johnson's historic purchase of the LA Dodgers and what it means for the sport

ESPN’s Senior Sports Business Editor Keith Reed shares his perspective on Magic Johnson’s historic purchase…

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Homophobia in Sports: The Other Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Will the world of sports ever accept an openly gay player in the locker room?

The world of sports is all about masculinity and competition, so being gay doesn’t coincide…

By Andreas Hale

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MLB's Wendy Lewis

Baseball’s Top Black Executive Ready to Partner with Minority Businesses

League's Diverse Business Partners Program provides resource for small firms

There are many young businessmen and women who dream of a high-powered job in professional…

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A-Rod Chokes Up When Receiving Playoffs MVP Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez looked at the award he just received from Babe…

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Hicks Agrees To Sell Rangers To Nolan Ryan Group

Tom Hicks has agreed to sell the Texas Rangers to a group that includes Hall…

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Stairs, Padres Agree To Minor League Deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Matt Stairs and the San Diego Padres have agreed to…

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AP Source: Orioles, Tejada Headed Toward Reunion

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore Orioles official familiar with the decision says the team has…

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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino, right, responds to questions during a news conference on Friday,…

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Shane Victorino responds to questions during a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22,…

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Ryan Perry

FILE – In this June 7, 2009 file photo, Detroit Tigers’ Ryan Perry pitches…

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Mets Obtain OF Gary Matthews Jr. From Angels

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find regular playing time for Gary Matthews Jr., the…

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Phillies Finalize $22 Million Deal With Victorino

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — All-Star center fielder Shane Victorino and the Phillies have finalized a $22…

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Tigers Slugger Cabrera Treated For Alcoholism

DETROIT (AP) — Instead of honing his swing this offseason, Miguel Cabrera focused on getting…

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