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Dodgers Implicated in DOJ Probe Surrounding Illegal Recruitment of Cuban Players

The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ bad week continues. After losing the World Series to the Red Sox on Sunday, they’ve been implicated in a Department of Justice probe into possible corruption involving the recruitment of Cuban-born players with regards to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Sports Illustrated reports. The Dodgers organization is reportedly all over documents handed over to the FBI by a whistleblower. Continue reading Dodgers Implicated in DOJ Probe Surrounding Illegal Recruitment of Cuban Players

MLB’s ‘Home Run Derby VR’ is coming to PSVR and Vive this spring

Major League Baseball has gotten into VR lately with a host of initiatives, including partnerships with Google for At Bat VR, Intel for “Game of the Week” live streams and Samsung for immersive highlights of the 2017 season. Now MLB is bringing a VR Home Run Derby that debuted at the All-Star Game and select ballparks to your home via PlayStation VR and HTC Vive.

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8 BO JACKSON HIGHLIGHTS THAT PROVE HE’S THE GREATEST ATHLETE TO EVER WALK THE EARTH

It’s been 27 years since Bo Jackson played an NFL game and 23 years since he took a swing in Major League Baseball. A lot has changed since Jackson hung up his cleats, but there’s at least one thing that hasn’t: The Alabama native remains the most electrifying athlete we’ve ever seen.

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Orioles’ Adam Jones Subjected to Racial Slurs During Game Against Red Sox in Boston

The Orioles beat the Red Sox 5-2 at Fenway Park in Boston on Monday night to advance to 16-8 on the season and maintain their spot atop the AL East. But after the game, Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones was not in the mood to talk baseball. Rather, Jones—who was one of just 62 African-American players on opening day MLB rosters this season, according to USA Today—wanted to discuss the racial abuse that he was subjected to throughout the game.

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