Republicans warn MLB over its boycott on new Georgia voting law

U.S. 04/07/21, 02:31

Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina announced on April 3 that he intends to propose legislation to repeal Major League Baseball's monopoly protection. His statement has come after Major League Baseball (MLB) pulled its All-Star Game and 2021 draft from Atlanta in disapproval of Georgia's new voter rule, following the Biden ...

Gov. Kemp says voting law ‘worth the boycotts as well as the lawsuits’

U.S. 04/04/21, 21:55

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) vehemently defended the state's new voting law after Major League Baseball (MLB) said it would pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta, claiming the new restrictions were "worth" boycotts and lawsuits against the Peach State.  "Free and fair elections are the foundation of who we are as ...

World Series champ Nationals take celebration to White House

U.S. 11/04/19, 16:03

President Donald Trump on Monday, Nov. 4,  honored the World Series champion Washington Nationals at the White House. Eighteen of the 25 players on Washington's World Series roster were in attendance, including World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg, who opted out of the final four years of his contract but could re-sign ...

Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

U.S. 10/30/19, 23:05

Almost out of contention in May, champs in October. Howie Kendrick, Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals completed their amazing comeback journey — fittingly with one final, late rally on the road. In Game 7 of the World Series, no less. Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick hits a two-run home run during the seventh ...

6 suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting

U.S. 06/12/19, 22:56

An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country's most beloved sports hero. Four other suspects were also being pursued ...

David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican bar

U.S. 06/11/19, 07:41

David Ortiz was back in Boston for medical care after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. A plane carrying the 43-year-old retired athlete landed Monday night after a flight from the Dominican, ...

Police: David Ortiz shot in ambush at Santo Domingo bar

U.S. 06/10/19, 01:12

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range Sunday night in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said. Dominican National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said Ortiz was at the Dial Bar and ...

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