Saturday, February 21, 2009

Lebron scores 55 last night

Lebron James

MILWAUKEE - LeBron James scored 55 points, one less than its highest record lifetime with a flaunting on the board after the half time on Friday helped the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-103 defeat over Milwaukee Bucks.

James scored 16 points in the first two minutes and 50 seconds of the third period and only became an almost six-point deficit into a lead of eight points. Moreover, he could get two more if I had not missed a pair of free throws during that time.

David Ortiz

FORT MYERS, Florida. The Dominican slugger David Ortiz did not participate Friday in pre-season training for the Boston Red Sox for the second consecutive day due to pain in the left shoulder.

The manager Terry Francona said Ortiz felt better on Friday that on Thursday, when he slept in a bad position on the shoulder. The skipper stated that the designated hitter felt the effects after launch during a practice in filding.

Francona said that pain is not serious and does not require a comprehensive examination.

A-Rod and Mr. Doñé together in a recent minicamp

NEW YORK / SANTO DOMINGO. Alex Rodriguez has had a long relationship with a coach linked to steroids who has been banned from entering the "Clubhouses" of Major League Baseball, four independent sources told the New York Daily News.

Angel Presinal "Nao" Doñé, who was banned from entering private areas of all stadiums of Major League Baseball following an incident in October 2001 which involved a gym bag full of unidentified steroids, has been linked with the toletero the Yankees taking the relationship they had in their time with the Texas Rangers, said several sources.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Dominican baseball prospect regrets for lying about his age

Stanley King, the representative of the Dominican Republic Carlos Alvarez Daniel Lugo (formerly known as Esmailyn Gonzalez), spoke with his client and said that the prospect of the Washington Nationals regretted for having lied about his age and identity.

For now, King does not intend to abandon Lugo as a client. On the contrary, he wants to help overcome these problems.

"To the extent that it can help him and the Nationals."

Big Papi and A-rod will lead Dominican Baseball Team

SANTO DOMINGO .- Dominican Republic still has 35 players available to choose the 28 that make up the team for the second edition of the World Baseball Classic, led by the entrance of the New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez and designated hitter for the Media Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz.

A staff of four recipients, eight players from the table, seven pitchers and 16 fielders are still eligible for the manager Felipe Alou to play the opening round of the event scheduled from 7 to March 11.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Shaq and Kobe guide West over East in NBA All Star Game

Shaq and Kobe got together again

PHOENIX .- Together again, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal led on Sunday to win its conference in the Star Game. Bryant scored 27 points and O'Neal added 17 for the West team, which break on the East 146-119. Amare Stoudemire, who is rumored to be traded in the coming days for Phoenix, added 19 points, in what might have been his last game as a member of the Suns.

Pujols won´t play with Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO .- The Dominican team will participate in the upcoming World Baseball Classic has just suffered its strongest blow after the decision, an official of Albert Pujols, one of its main sluggers can not participate in the event.
So informed the player himself yesterday after participating in a conference call with reporters Dominicans, after a working session with the St. Louis Cardinals in their basic training in Jupiter, Florida.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Lebron and Shaq support A-Rod

LeBron is the best player in the NBA

Cleveland (USA) .- NBA stars LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Shaquille O'Neal from Phoenix Suns, agreed to support the baseball shortstop Alex Rodriguez for his decision to admit publicly that he consumed steroids for several years with Texas Rangers.

Moisés Alou is named Dominican Baseball Team's captain

Moisés and Felipe Alou when they were with San Francisco Giants

The veteran outfielder Moisés Alou was named as captain of the Dominican team for the second edition of the World Baseball Classic.

"Moses has always enjoyed the esteem of his colleagues, which was unanimously chosen as captain of the team. It is a responsibility we bear as it has done since it joined the organizing committee, "said team general manager, Stanley Javier.

Miguel Tejada cheated US Congress

Liar, Liar !!

WASHINGTON - The Dominican Miguel Tejada pleaded guilty for lying to Congress in a survey on drug use in professional baseball in the United States, he recognized and believed to have acquired what was the human growth hormone.

Before a federal magistrate, the all-star shortstop who play with Houston Astros admitted that he lied to investigators of a congressional committee when asked about the use of steroids among players in the Major Leagues.

Tejada also admitted that he bought drugs while they played with the Oakland Athletics.

Roberto Alomar is clean from AIDS

Ex- big leaguer Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar said Wednesday he is in good health to respond to a lawsuit filed by former girlfriend, which accuses the retired baseball player from Puerto Rico to emphasize sexual relations with her for four years, despite suffering from AIDS.

"This is a very private matter and I appreciate all the support I've received recently from my family, friends and colleagues of baseball," said the former player through a press release. "I am in good health and ask you to respect my privacy during this period of my life."

Ilya Dall is claiming $ 15 million as compensation for damages caused by the retired baseball player, 41 years old.

In its application, Dall Alomar out as someone who sought to have sex without a condom when it was obvious that he had symptoms of the HIV virus.

Lionel Messi is the man in Argentine Soccer team

Argentine Lionel Messi took control and became the engine of choice Diego Armando Maradona led at the first opportunity that the player who played for Barcelona on the orders of the Ten.

In the friendly against France, which took place in Marseille, Messi was the soul of the offensive selection.

Of their booties out the best times and culminated in a superb performance as demonstrated by the healthy way through the Barcelona player.

Argentina won France 2-0 in Soccer

BUENOS AIRES - Diego Maradona the coach stressed on Wednesday that at times Argentina made it ridiculous to France, "which surpassed lofty opponent to 2-0 at the Velodrome in Marseille.
Maradona celebrated both goals with euphoria of his team
"When you crack the mark of a play as we know we do. At a time when a fool to leave France," the star of Argentina after the match.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Liverpool is on the top of the Premiere League

Liverpool achieved a victory at home dying of Portsmouth and went on to lead the Premier League, on the date 25. Aston Villa won and moved to Chelsea, which equaled the 3rd place.

Chelsea wants Hiddink for coaching tasks

LONDON - Chelsea has been in contact with the Russian coach, Dutchman Guus Hiddink, for as much as the next coach of the London workforce, orphaned after the vacancy left at Stamford Bridge on Monday by Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari. (ESPN)

Curt Schilling asks for the others 103 players

NEW YORK. One day after Alex Rodriguez was linked to steroid use, recommended that another star is given to publish the list of players who failed their doping tests.

"I totally support that were positive and identified 104 that the game leaves it behind if that is possible," said Sunday the former Boston ace, Curt Schilling, in his Internet blog.

Felíx Díaz is back to action

SD. After four months of enjoyment, in surveys, photo shoots and media appearances, Manuel Félix Díaz Guzmán has returned full time to the gym.

And with "only" 20 pounds above his weight (64 kilos).

As of June arrived at Olympic Center on a motorcycle, now he comes in a 2008 " yipeta" he received a prize for the gold medal won in Beijing. (Diario Libre)

Canseco believes more players will fall into steroids

José Canseco's lawyer told the NY Post that the case of Alex Rodriguez and his account of steroid use simply validate the previous statements of his client and added that more revelations regarding Rodriguez and others.

"According to José, there is much more still to come," said Greg Emerson, Canseco's lawyer.

That allegation, said Emerson, is related to A-Rod and more.

A-Rod admitted steroids use

NEW YORK .- Alex Rodriguez acknowledged Monday having substances to improve performance when played from 2001-03 with the Texas Rangers.
"Then he had a different attitude. There was a lot of tolerance. I was young. It was stupid, "said the star of the New York Yankees in an interview with ESPN. "I was naive, and I wanted to show everyone that I was one of the best players of all time. "

Barack Obama is disappointed with A-ROD

WASHINGTON .- The U.S. president, Barack Obama, seen yesterday and depressing confession of baseball star Alex Rodriguez of using steroids to improve their performance as a player. The President acknowledged, however, that the Major Leagues have taken the problem seriously.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Beckham wants to stay in Milan

So USA is not as good as it was before?
ROME - Milan has already reached an agreement with David Beckham to stay in the club, says the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, while continuing to negotiate with the U.S. team Los Angeles Galaxy, which is linked the English midfielder.

Gigantes del Cibao are for sale...wanna buy them?

Los Gigantes del Cibao on sale and are pretenders. But the current owners want to await the highest bidder and that the team remain in San Francisco de Macoris.
Despite being one of the most successful franchises on the pitch in recent years, Gigantes' management who entered to Dominican Baseball League 12 years ago, complained of poor support from fans and entrepreneurs in San Francisco de Macoris.
Recently this baseball team lost from Tigres del Licey in final Series and were swept in 5 games.

Phelps accepts suspension

Phelps getting high?
BALTIMORE .- Michael Phelps believes it is right that the authorities in the U.S. have stopped swimming for three months, in a chapter of the consequences for having appeared in a photo inhaling marijuana.
The remarkable swimmer, who won a record eight gold medals at the recent Beijing Olympics, trained on Friday at its usual pool in Baltimore, a day after his suspension. He again acknowledged he made a mistake and said that he accepted the sanction.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Dominican baseball players almost killed themselves in domino game

Santo Domingo (EFE) .- Dominican second baseman Felix Martinez accused to his countryman, the pitcher Ambiorix Burgos, who of trying to assassinate him with a gun after an argument derived from a game of dominoes.

Martinez, reserve player of the Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican professional baseball, accused the courts of Burgos town of Nagua in the province María Trinidad Sánchez (northeast), reported today the site of 'Diario Libre.

Burgos is on probation after being accused of causing the death last September of two women who allegedly tries with his vehicle on a road in Nagua.

Barry Bonds is accused of steroids use

SAN FRANCISCO .- Barry Bonds, the historic leader of the Major Leagues in home runs, was acquitted Thursday of charges that he lied to a jury that investigated the use of steroids in various sporting disciplines.

It was the third time that Bonds had to respond to charges in connection with the case. The former outfielder of the San Francisco Giants was tried for the first time in November 2007 but the government amended the indictment to fix legal technicalities.

Bonds now faces 10 charges of making false statements to the grand jury, plus one for obstruction of justice.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Tigres de Aragua won over Tigres del Licey in Baseball Caribbean Series

Mexicali (Mexico) (EFE) .- Tigres de Aragua, Venezuela champions, defeated 3-2 today Tigres del Licey starting in the Caribbean Series baseball.

In an emotional meeting, with a predominance of pitching, Venezuelans enjoyed a colossal work of American pitcher Brad Knox, and reached the seventh episode with 2-0 advantage, but the Tigres took the Dominicans replacing the hurler and tied 2-2 at the seven inning.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

River Plate look for revenge against Boca Juniors

MENDOZA - The calm that has this clash of Boca Juniors on Sunday at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium Mendoza with the need for River Plate to get his first win of the year, in part for the summer Cup 2009.

In the case ended in a tie, the match will be determined by penalties.

River and Boca are living in this present different preseason. Carlos Ischia's team has beat its arch of the first super year in Mar del Plata and the game returns to put most of the young players who paid as long as they are required and are awarded on the large pentagonal.

"El Niño" Torres scored 2 goals in Liverpool win

MADRID - Fernando Torres met again with the goal 119 days after his last entry, accentuated by the drought which caused no injury that kept it apart from the competition for nearly two months, and led Liverpool 's triumph against Chelsea 2-0, that allows them to regain second place in the Premiership and keeping in the wake of Manchester United, leading the competition.

Michael Phelps admits marihuana's smoking

A new false hero?

TAMPA - The Olympic medalist Michael Phelps considered as "unfortunate" and his behavior have had "bad common sense" after the publication of a photo that shows smoking marijuana in an English newspaper.

In statements to AP, the swimmer who won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, acknowledged the authenticity of the photograph published by the newspaper News of the World.

Nadal won Tennis Grand Slam

Melbourne (Australia), February 1 (EFE) .- Forty-one years after a Spanish fighting for the first time by winning the Australia Open, and twelve since the last of them took that option, Rafael Nadal has closed one of the that few gains were Hispanic tennis defeating Swiss Roger Federer in Melbourne and made his sixth Grand Slam title.

Nadal won by Federer 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6 and 6-2 in four hours and 23 minutes to destroy Federer, who began to mourn the delivery of trophies and no was able to glean, even on a second try minutes later, also had to stop because her throat was not encouragement. "Rafa you deserve it, fantastic finish and great season last year," he said as he could.

Raúl ties with DiStefano goals record

The Real Madrid captain Raul Gonzalez on Saturday equaled the record of 307 goals with the legendary Alfredo Di Stefano.

Raul opened the scoring on Saturday his team in the match of the 21th day of the Spanish League against Numancia in Soria, Andalucia finish within a small area of the goalkeeper rejected by Juan Pablo, after a shot from Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuaín.

Raul scored his goal in this way the number 307, equaling the record of the current honorary president of Real Madrid, which had marked its 307 so its eleven seasons in the band wearing white between 1953 and 1964.

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