Former MLB player warns parents of ‘specialist coaches’

Former Rangers and Red Sox infielder Jeff Frye (fielder) lives in Fort Worth and uses Twitter to routinely go after youth sports baseball coaches, as well as other developments in the evolution of baseball. Mark J. Terrill ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Texas Rangers infielder Jeff Frye is an ideal reason to join the cesspool that is … Read more

LEADING OFF: Juneteenth Around MLB and Father’s Day | Sports News

A look at what’s happening around the majors on today: The nation’s newest federal holiday is being celebrated in many ways this weekend at Major League Baseball parks. Political Cartoons The first 10,000 fans attending the Angels-Mariners game at T-Mobile Park will get a replica hat from the 1946 Seattle Steelheads, a team in the … Read more

J.Lo is nonchalant about Alex Rodriguez’s brewing romance with Kathryne Padgett, wishes him the best

Former New York Yankees legend Alex Rodriguez has decided to take off from his busy schedule and unwind on a retreat with his new lady love Kathryne Padgett in Italy. From relaxing on a sundeck to having Italian ice cream, Alex’s and Kathryne’s Instagram grids and Stories have been filled with pictures from their ongoing … Read more

Maybelle Blair, Who Helped Inspire ‘A League Of Their Own,’ Comes Out At 95

A baseball player who was one of many inspirations for “A League of Their Own” is speaking publicly about her sexuality for the first time. Maybelle Blair, 95, was among the members of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, a professional women’s baseball league which existed from 1943 to 1954. The California native pitched for … Read more

Defense quietly playing big role in Sooners’ success | Local Sports

A big key for Oklahoma’s run to the College World Series has been its offense. The Sooners ended the regular season with one of the most explosive offenses in the country, and that’s continued in the postseason. The team has scored five or more runs in nine of its 11 games since the Big 12 … Read more

Game Changers: Jan Stevenson

After resigning from her corporate banking job, Jan Stevenson cast a wide net seeking a professional opportunity where she could feel accepted as a gay woman. Her search led her to Affirmations Community Center, a Ferndale, Mich.-based non-profit organization that provides hundreds of groups and activities to establish a welcoming space where people of all … Read more

OU baseball: Defense quietly playing big role in Sooners’ success | Sports

A big key for Oklahoma’s run to the College World Series has been its offense. The Sooners ended the regular season with one of the most explosive offenses in the country, and that’s continued in the postseason. The team has scored five or more runs in nine of its 11 games since the Big 12 … Read more

Tigers celebrate 20th annual Negro Leagues weekend

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers are proud to host the 20th annual Negro Leagues Weekend, presented by Comerica Bank, from June 17-19, when the Texas Rangers visit Comerica Park. This annual tradition marks the longest-running weekend celebration of its kind in Major League Baseball. Tickets for all three games during Negro Leagues Weekend are currently … Read more