Australia overcomes pesky Dominican Republic

Basketball Sep 7, 2019

Australia overcomes pesky Dominican Republic

Veteran center Andrew Bogut ran the gauntlet once more at the FIBA World Cup in China as Australia planted one foot in the quarterfinals with an 82-76 victory over the Dominican Republic on Saturday. The 34-year-old, a key member of the Golden State Warriors' NBA ...

Baseball / MLB Jun 29, 2019

Dominican police arrest 'mastermind' in David Ortiz shooting

Authorities in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have arrested the man behind the recent shooting of David Ortiz in an apparent case of mistaken identity. Police said Víctor Hugo Gómez was detained in the Caribbean country. No further details were immediately released. Authorities had ...

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

Baseball Mar 21, 2017

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

by Jason Coskrey

Adam Jones on Saturday night in San Diego made the catch heard 'round the World Baseball Classic when he leapt against the wall to rob Manny Machado of a home run. It also was heard around America, where, gradually, the Classic is gaining steam among ...

U.S. advances to face Japan in WBC semis

Baseball Mar 19, 2017

U.S. advances to face Japan in WBC semis

The United States is going to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the second time thanks to another impressive home run by Giancarlo Stanton at Petco Park and a spectacular catch at the fence by hometown favorite Adam Jones. Stanton hit a go-ahead, ...

Defending champion Dominican Republic blanks Venuzeula

Baseball Mar 17, 2017

Defending champion Dominican Republic blanks Venuzeula

Nelson Cruz hit his third home run of the tournament and Gregory Polanco also went deep, leading the defending World Baseball Classic champion Dominican Republic to a 3-0 victory Thursday night that pushed Venezuela to the brink of elimination. The Dominican Republic (1-1) had won ...