Latino Sports Daily: Angel Rodriguez
Latino Sports Daily: Racism Hits NCAA Tournament 2012
By Sally Mercedes | 03/16/2012 - 12:28

- March Madness is heating up as the NCAA tournament 2012 continues. But for some NCAA basketball players, there's more to worry about than making their schools proud. Angel Rodriguez, for one, has had to deal with the reality of racism in the south as his team, Kansas State University, played against Southern Mississippi University.

As Rodriguez got to the free throw line, Southern Miss students could be heard chanting "where's your green card?" to the Puerto Rican player. 


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Carmelo Anthony
Mike D'Antoni Resigns - Is Carmelo Anthony to Blame?
By Sally Mercedes | 03/14/2012 - 16:15

Just this morning, we reported on the growing tension between Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni. It seems Anthony doesn't have anything to worry about anymore, however, because D'Antoni has resigned as Knicks coach. Uhh ... hooray?


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Latino Sports Daily: Fab Melo
Latino Sports Daily: NCAA Tournament a No-Go for Fab Melo
By Sally Mercedes | 03/14/2012 - 11:25

- The NCAA Tournament 2012 is off to a rocky start for Syracuse Orange player Fab Melo. The Brazilian player is a star on the team, but Syracuse University announced yesterday that he was ineligible to play in the NCAA Tournament. Melo missed a few games earlier in the season because of academics, but a reason for his ineligibility wasn't given this time around.


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Latino Sports Daily: Roberto Hernandez
Latino Sports Daily: Roberto Hernandez Takes a Deal
By Sally Mercedes | 03/13/2012 - 12:48

Roberto Hernandez is one step closer to getting his spot back as pitcher for the Cleveland Indians. Formerly known as Fausto Carmona, he was arrested in Dominican Republic under false identity charges, which put him on MLB's restricted list. Now he has accepted a deal to have the charges dropped if he completes a work program in D.R. 

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Latino Sports Daily: Messi
Latino Sports Daily: Lionel Messi Is on the Rise
By Sally Mercedes | 03/12/2012 - 15:37

- Soccer sensation Lionel Messi is on his way to becoming a household name even among those who don't follow soccer. After a Champions League record of five goals in his game last Wednesday, he continued his streak this past Sunday, scoring another two goals. The Argentine player taking Barcelona to the top has now scored 13 goals in five games and is another five away from Cesar Rodriguez's career record of 235.


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Latino Sports Daily: Rafael Furcal
Latino Sports Daily: Rafael Furcal Stays in St. Louis and More
By Sally Mercedes | 03/09/2012 - 16:25

- Rafael Furcal is staying with the St. Louis Cardinals for at least another two years and $14 million. The Dominican shortstop has been with the team since 2011, getting a championship ring when they won the World Series this past fall. Assuming his health doesn't get in the way, the Cards are confident that keeping him around will bring stability to the team. (Fox News Latino)


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Latino Sports Daily: Pau Gasol
Latino Sports Daily: Pau Gasol Shows His Frustration and More
By Sally Mercedes | 03/08/2012 - 14:39

- It well may be that Pau Gasol is starting to show his frustration over this potential trade from the Los Angeles Lakers. He was interviewed by a Spanish radio station and may have called the team overconfident and selfish.

In a disappointing game against the Washington Wizards, the Lakers blew a 21-point lead and eventually lost. It's hard to say that only one person is to blame, but many are noting that Kobe Bryant missed more shots than Gasol and Andrew Bynum even took -- and that's combined! 


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Latino Sports Daily: Johan Santana
Latino Sports Daily: Johan Santana Has Impressive Start and More
By Sally Mercedes | 03/07/2012 - 12:07

- Spring training is in full swing as more and more players are stepping out onto the field for the first time since last season. Yesterday, New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana got off to an impressive start with two shutout innings against the St. Louis Cardinals. It was all anybody could talk about last night as the Mets had their first pre-season win. Let's hope things pick up for them!


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Latino Sports Daily: Alex Rodriguez
Latino Sports Daily: A New Alex Rodriguez And More!
By Sally Mercedes | 03/05/2012 - 15:42

- Alex Rodriguez is acting like a brand new man! It's only spring training, but he's looking to start the season off right. In an uncharacteristic move, he addressed his teammates with inspiring and unifying words before their first game of the pre-season. While nobody's saying much about the details of the speech, they all seem impressed with A-Rod's encouraging words.


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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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