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Where baseball is life

Where baseball is life

Fueled by millions from MLB teams, sport thrives in impoverished country rich in talent The 20 MLB players on the Dominican Republic’s last World Baseball Classic team were paid a combined $105 million in MLB salaries. By Jared S. Hopkins Chicago Tribune SAN PEDRO de MACORIS, Dominican Republic — Winding through the dusty and chaotic […]

FSU withdraws controversial recruit’s scholarship

FSU withdraws controversial recruit’s scholarship

BY ALEXIS GARY SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State University (FSU) has rescinded the athletic scholarship of football recruit Brian Bell, who may have been involved in the death of a Georgia teenager. FSU’s athletic department refused to comment on the decision, only releasing a general statement about the university’s scholarship program. “As background I can tell you that […]