Latino Sports Daily: Yadier Molina
Latino Sports Daily: Yadier Molina Gets $75 Million & 5 Years
By Sally Mercedes | 03/02/2012 - 14:49

It's a good day for catcher Yadier Molina, who accepted a 5-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals for $75 million. The deal keeps him on the team through 2017, and he has a chance to get even more out of it with a mutual, $15 million option for 2018. This is also good news for the Cardinals, who recently lost Albert Pujols to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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Latino Sports Daily: Albert Pujols
Latino Sports Daily: "El Hombre" Is Out, "El Magic" Is In
By Sally Mercedes | 03/01/2012 - 14:40

- As we reported last week, the marketing campaign behind one of the newest members of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Albert Pujols, used the term "El Hombre" to promote him. Pujols expressed his discomfort with the ads because the nickname is already used for St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial.

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Latino Sports Daily: Manny Ramirez
Latino Sports Daily: Manny Ramirez Gets His Game On For The Oakland Athletics
By Sugey Palomares | 02/27/2012 - 14:14

- Manny Ramirez is hitting the field and getting his A-game back on track for the Oakland Athletics. The Dominican outfielder, 39, who most recently retired from the Tampa Bay Rays last season, got back on the field for batting practice over the weekend. The professional baseball player hit seven home runs during his training with the A's coach Mike Gallego.

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Latino Sports Daily: Gilbert Arenas Could Join Los Angeles Lakers
Latino Sports Daily: Gilbert Arenas Could Join Los Angeles Lakers
By Jill Pankow | 02/13/2012 - 14:02

-Free agent Gilbert Arenas could soon be joining the Los Angeles Lakers. The guard engaged in a private work-out on Sunday with Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak before flying home to Orlando, according to ESPN. Last Tuesday the team cut Derrick Caracter, leaving the court open for a new addition to the team.

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Baseball Player Wilson Ramos Is Kidnapped in Venezuela
UPDATE: Venezuelan Baseball Player Wilson Ramos Rescued After Kidnapping
By Amaris Castillo | 11/14/2011 - 08:45

We were extremely relieved to hear this news over the weekend. Wilson Ramos, a catcher for the Washington Nationals, was rescued this past Friday after being kidnapped in Venezuela, People reports. Last week, NTN24 reported that Ramos, who is a catcher for the DC-based baseball team, was kidnapped on Wedmesday from his family home in Venezuela.

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Alex Rodriguez
A-Rod Caught Up in Illegal Gambling Ring
By Amaris Castillo | 07/06/2011 - 10:00

New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez has been added to the list of Hollywood A-listers for allegedly participating in an illegal poker gambling ring. Rodriguez is being accused of meeting with Hollywood heavyweights such as Ben Affleck and Leonardo DiCaprio in invitation-only games where the buy-in was $100,000.  The reports have raised an alarm with MLB commissioner Bud Selig, who is reportedly “keeping an eye” on A-Rod.

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Cameron Diaz Laughs Off Rumors Of Break Up with Alex Rodriguez
By Latina Staff | 06/06/2011 - 12:17

Looks like Scotty McCreery isn’t the only one who isn’t a big fan of Alex Rodriguez. Sports Illustrated rated Rodriguez the most overrated athlete of the year (based on a survey of his peers, double ouch!)...but, is he also an overrated boyfriend? 

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EXCLUSIVE: Scotty McCreery Tells Us Why He's NOT an A-Rod Fan
By Lee Hernandez | 06/03/2011 - 09:15

Part-Puerto Rican American Idol winner Scotty McCreery is a huge baseball fan, but there's one Latino baseball player the country crooner isn't crazy about: A-Rod.

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Music News: Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana Speaks Out Against Immigration Laws in Arizona, Georgia
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/17/2011 - 16:18

On Sunday, legendary guitar God Carlos Santana was given the Beacon of Change award before the Atlanta Braves played their fifth annual Civil Rights Game.

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Charlie Sheen
Baseball Team Sparks Controversy with Sheen-co de Mayo
By Lee Hernandez | 04/13/2011 - 17:00

The Lake Elsinore Storm (a Class A California League affiliate of the Padres) has invited Charlie Sheen to a for a “rehab assignment,” as part of a "Sheen-co De Mayo" celebration on May 5. The team will retire the No. 99 Jersey (which Sheen wore in his role as Ricky Vaughn in the the movie, Major League), and will host a rehab-style party featuring "tigerblood cocktails” and  a “two-for-one Ho Ho’s” special.

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