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A Season Revised for Alex Rodriguez

Julian McWilliams | Posted 08.05.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

For A-Rod, the focus isn't just on being a great player anymore, which had been a fatal flaw that drove his ego to the point of public deception It seems as if he has moved past his "A-rod antics." And that -- along with a revived season -- might lead the Yankees back into October.

Texas Officials Release Video Footage In Jail Death Of Sandra Bland

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 07.21.2015 | Crime

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says the death of a black woman whose family disputes authorities' finding that she hanged herself in a j...

Sandra Bland's Death is a Mystery

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 07.20.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Sandra Bland could've been any of us. Sadly, her name is being added to a growing list of blacks dying before their time, and the destruction of black lives must come to an end.

Police Officers, Sheriffs, Rangers, and Marshals: What's the Difference?

Quora | Posted 07.21.2015 | Crime

Police are usually general-purpose law enforcement officers. They are most often employed by a city government, but may be employed by a county, state, college, hospital, transit district, or other quasi-governmental organization with the power to create a law enforcement branch.

Reporter Deals With Hazards Of Profession In Postgame Celebration

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports

This shower wasn't in the forecast.

Sport and Society for Arete-Alison Gordon

Richard Crepeau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

After five years on the baseball beat Alison Gordon returned to real life and turned to fiction. She wrote murder mysteries set in the world of baseball and enjoyed considerable success. Sportsworld is now replete with women in all capacities and for that we owe a debt to Alison Gordon.

Strong Land

Rob Taub | Posted 11.30.2014 | Books
Rob Taub

"Writing a great thriller is like assembling a puzzle," explained author Jon Land recently when he called me from his home in Rhode Island. "When the reader first starts a book they should understand something about the pieces but not where they all fit."

Strong Darkness: A Talk With Jon Land

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.29.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jon Land is the prolific author of 30 novels. He is well-known for his Blaine McCracken series among others, as well as nine standalone novels. His latest series involves Texas Ranger, Caitlin Strong. Her courage and tenacity repeatedly land her, along with her paramour Cort Wesley Masters, on perilous terrain.

WATCH: MLB Player's First Hit Ever Brings Proud Father To Tears

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 09.23.2014 | Sports

Guilder Rodriguez had been waiting 13 seasons and 1,095 minor leagues games for this moment. After spending his entire career in the minors, the ...

Man Rams Truck Into Sheriff's Office And Opens Fire, Police Say

AP | Posted 09.08.2014 | Crime

SINTON, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man was shot dead after his pickup truck slammed into the front entrance of a South Texas sheriff's office ...

Fantasy Football Could Help Raise Millions For Charity

USA Today | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact

It's that time of year again that has every major-league baseball player and executive salivating. Nah, we're not talking about pennant races. W...

MLB Pitcher Comes Up With Bizarre Complaint

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis tried to make up his own unwritten rule of baseball on Saturday night after a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. But nob...

Texas Rangers Catcher Arrested

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday night on a charge of marijuana possession in the town of Grapevine...

Tigers Star Trolls Former Team After Home Run

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Ian Kinsler was "just having fun" in his first game back in Arlington, Texas against his former team. In his very first at-bat in his homecoming game ...

WATCH: Rangers Star Nearly Drills Teammate On Third Base

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers outfielder Daniel Robertson had to take cover when his teammate Adrian Beltre sent a screaming line drive foul ball in his direction. Ro...

WATCH: These Baseball Fans Really Wanted That Bat

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.19.2014 | Sports

When Toronto Blue Jays first basemen Edwin Encarnacion lost control of his bat on Sunday in Arlington, Texas, it ended up in the hands of a couple of ...

WATCH: MLB Player Fields Ground Ball With His Jersey

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

Texas Rangers second basemen Rougned Odor had a little trouble fielding a ground ball Monday night. The ball somehow ended inside Odor's jersey and h...

MLB Pitcher Experiences The Ultimate Heartbreak -- Again!

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 07.09.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish came oh, so close again. The Japanese ace fell one out shy of a no-hitter for the second time Friday night, givi...

Texas Rangers Apologize For Trash Surrounding Memorial Statue

Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports

The Texas Rangers apologized on the team's official Twitter account on Monday night for trash that accumulated around the memorial statue outside Rang...

Could the Texas Rangers Be a Fit for Daniel Murphy?

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.26.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Instead, general manager Jon Daniels could do what he's done so many times before: make a "win-now" trade. And New York Mets' second baseman Daniel Murphy would be a perfect fit.

David Lohr

Hailey Dunn's Mother Says Waiting On Daughter's Remains Is 'Pure Hell' | David Lohr | Posted 03.14.2014 | Crime

It has been a year since authorities in Texas located the remains of Hailey Dunn and they have yet to make an arrest or to release the teen's remains ...

Tigers Star Has Nothing Nice To Say About Rangers GM

Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports

Ian Kinsler isn't the first person not to feel great about a former boss. He's also far from the first athlete to feel that some inflammatory comments...

Fat Elvis and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Lance Berkman, known as among other things Fat Elvis, retired this week ending a 15 year career in which he was for many years one of the top hitters in baseball. Berkman is a strong candidate for most overlooked great player of his generation, but is also a symbol of the problems facing the Hall of Fame.

Report: Rangers Make Big Free Agent Splash

AP | STEPHEN HAWKINS | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

The Rangers have made another Texas-sized deal to improve their offense. Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo agreed to a $130 million, seven-year con...

MLB Player Victimized In Kidnap, Ransom Plot

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of...