Representatives from Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader must attend sensitivity training after a series of his racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game.
The mother of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been kidnapped in Venezuela, CBS Pittsburgh reports. Team officials did not specify the circumstances, but Venezuelan media reported Thursday that the 24-year-old player’s mother was kidnapped in San Francisco, a city about 430 miles west of Caracas.
Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.
Fences, starring award-winning actors Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, is sure to be a feast of powerful performances — and those powerful performances are on full display in a new trailer for the film, directed by Washington from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson.