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It’s a good day for Reds fans as Barry Larkin finally gets the call he has been waiting on. Check out all the details HERE! RELATED: 28 Black Heisman Trophy Winners RELATED: Ex-Canadian Football Players Fight at Hall of Fame Ceremony

Ron Washington is on the verge of history. An unlikely result, for a manager that two years ago, never thought he’d reached the pinnacle of his profession. The Texas Rangers manager admitted to using cocaine two years ago, offered his resignation, and figured he threw his career away. Two World Series appearances later, and Washington […]

Topeka, Kan. — Negro League players were more than athletes. They were activists, who, through their work on the field, challenged the popular belief at the time proving that African Americans were equal to whites on and off the field. Still, few Negro League legends received the fanfare that white players received for their accolades. […]

Fifty years ago, baseball was the sport that had the hearts of African-American children across the country. Before Major League Baseball integrated, African-Americans created the Negro Leagues, which was a farm full of fresh Black talent that was home to the likes of Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson to name a few. But what was […]

The fan who caught Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th hit, Christian Lopez, called Derek Jeter a “Latino” when he was interviewed after catching the historic ball. Problem is that Derek Jeter is far from Latino — he’s actually half-Black and white. Now many look at Derek Jeter in the same way they look at Tiger Woods; […]

With the recent 3,000 hit milestone reached this past weekend by New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, we decided to compile a list of the Black baseball players who are part of the 3,000 hit club. On this list, you will find all-time home-run king, Hank Aaron, and other legends like the “Say Hey Kid,” […]

Thirty-third round draft picks don’t usually make headlines. But when the Texas Rangers selected Johnathan Taylor Wednesday, people noticed– because Taylor is paralyzed. Check out the video below to hear the story

Check out live photos from the Opening Day Parade happening right now in downtown Cincinnati! Follow us on Twitter, share pics of your own by tagging us on Facebook and listen live for the updates, interviews and all that’s going on straight from the streets on Opening Day 2011! RELATED LINKS: It’s Opening Day! RECENT […]

Maps of Parade Routes The parade kicks off at 11:00am on Thursday, March 31, 2011. Parade starts at Findlay Market on Race Street. Click on a map for enlarged version. First map is focused on the area around Findlay Market. Second map shows the full route of the Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. RECENT HEADLINES: […]

Photo By: Getty Images After a brief run-in with the law last month, Cleveland Indians outfielder Austin Kearns is now facing DUI charges. The incident took place just a few days before he was scheduled to appear at training camp. The star athlete was apprehended on suspicion of drunk driving, but the incident was reportedly […]

Arizona– Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was taken to a hospital Thursday after experiencing dizziness and an irregular heartbeat at the baseball owners’ meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Check out our recap of this weekend's sour end to a triumphant story for the Cincinnati Reds.