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Mike Trout and LA Angels close to $430m deal, largest in sports history

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to agreeing a 12-year deal that would secure the outfielder the largest contract in the history of sports Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to agreeing a 12-year deal that would secure the outfielder the largest contract in the history of sports, according to multiple reports. The 27-year-old …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a artillery against black players

Slurs and intolerance are regularly hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often help fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good running as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC …

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Jaime Jarrin: the impressive storey of the Latino Vin Scully

In 1959, a 23 year-old from Ecuador began calling Dodgers games in Spanish. Roughly 60 several years later he is still working and has helped transformed the teams fanbase They come with their fathers, they come with their mothers. They come with their grandmothers and grandfathers and uncles and aunts, some of them dabbing tears from their sees. They stand …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a artillery against pitch-black athletes

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority contestants, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good guide as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 decades ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the surly 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a black Washington DC …

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On the other hand: is switch-hitting in athletic a dying artwork?

Athletic brilliance is hard enough with your strongest handwriting – so does an number of boasting rudenes pay off on the field of participate? According to a popular adage, smacking a baseball well is the most difficult artwork in sports. There is something close to magical about a ballplayer connecting with a round dance, use a round bat, despite exclusively …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a artillery against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely lunged at minority players, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good control as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the surly 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a black Washington DC …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against pitch-black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely lunged at minority players, and the media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good run as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a black Washington DC television …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and racism are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the media often help fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good pas as CBS’s lead plays prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC television …

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How the ‘natural talent’ myth is used as a weapon against black players

Slurs and intolerance are routinely hurled at minority jocks, and the national media often facilitate fan the flames of abuse Jimmy” The Greek” Snyder had a good lead as CBS’s lead athletics prognosticator. And then 30 years ago, on the Friday afternoon before Martin Luther King Day, the gruff 70 -year-old sat down to lunch with a pitch-black Washington DC …

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