series (5)

World Series Takeaways: Tired Dodgers bullpen forces Game 7 vs. Astros


After six games this close, it seems fitting that the 2017 World Series will go to the brink.

Facing elimination, the Dodgers got 4.1 scoreless innings from a heavily-taxed bullpen to out-duel Justin Verlander and force a seventh game. It’ll be Yu Darvish against Lance McCullers Jr. on Wednesday, but realistically everyone from Collin McHugh to Clayton Kershaw will be available in relief.

Before we turn our focus to Game

Read more…


FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly speaks during a news conference before Game 3 of baseball’s National League Division Series against the New York Mets in New York. A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Don Mattingly is out as manager of the Dodgers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, because the team has not announced his departure. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Read more…


In the second installment of “Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men,” Colorlines explores the inequities that have helped create dramatic unemployment numbers among young black men. Through an investigative articlevideo feature, and photo essay, the series looks at the impact that inequity in employment has had on black men and black families overall.

“Black and white men who enter the workforce without college degrees face strikingly different realities–and that disparity has long

Read more…
1382550885064.cached.jpgNot everybody has been paying attention to America's pastime. So, for those who haven't, here's a couple storylines to watch out for as the Red Sox battle the Cardinals.
Two of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball, the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals, will face off tonight to begin the 2013 World Series. For those readers who haven't been following these two teams, we present a primer for the big game.
It's a Rematch
For those who did not care about nearly 100 years
Read more…


Full story: Florida Marlins | MLB search2.gif 


The comeback is complete, and the Cardinals are the champs! St. Louis beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 to win its second World Series title in six years.


Lance Lynn pitches a perfect eighth, striking out Adrian Beltre to end the inning.

It's been a wild ride of a season for the Cardinals, who were 10 1/2 games out in the wild-card race on Aug. 25.

And don't forget, this team lost a legitimate

Read more…