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Jennifer Lopez Takes the Stage at L.A. Dodgers Foundation Gala, Helping to Raise $3.6 Million

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation celebrated its sixth — and due to the pandemic, first since 2019 — Blue Diamond Gala on Thursday night, with a who’s-who of L.A. sports stars and a headlining set from Jennifer Lopez. The event, dubbed “The Party for L.A.,” raised a record-breaking $3.6 million for LADF, which aims to […]

Son of Former Dodger Steve Sax Among Five Marines Killed in Aircraft Crash

Former Los Angeles Dodgers player Steve Sax has issued a statement saying that his 33-year-old son who had always dreamed of being a pilot was among five U.S. Marines killed during a training flight crash earlier this week in the California desert. Capt. John J. Sax was among the aircrew of an Osprey tiltrotor aircraft […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Trevor Bauer Suspended for Two Seasons Over Sexual Assault Allegation

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer was suspended Friday for two full seasons without pay by Major League Baseball for violating the league’s domestic violence and sexual assault policy, which he denies. Bauer’s lengthy suspension comes after a San Diego woman, whom the pitcher had met through social media, alleged that Bauer beat and sexually […]

Jennifer Lopez to Headline Concert for Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Jennifer Lopez has a date with the Dodgers on June 16. The global superstar has been booked to headline the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation’s Blue Diamond Gala at Dodger Stadium where she will perform an exclusive concert. Dubbed “The Party For LA,” the event is presented by the Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership Group, a collective […]

YouTube, Major League Baseball Re-Up Streaming Partnership

Major League Baseball continues to hit to all fields with its streaming partnerships. The league has renewed a deal with YouTube to carry 15 exclusive games on the platform this season. The renewal means YouTube will stream MLB games for a fourth consecutive season; the first contest of 2022 will be a Washington Nationals-Colorado Rockies […]

ESPN Plans Project Tied to Anniversary of Jackie Robinson Breaking Baseball’s Color Barrier (Exclusive)

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier when he took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the milestone, ESPN is planning a multi-month programming effort honoring Robinson and his legacy. “It is a natural opportunity I believe to not only recognize his legacy but to educate […]

Apple Enters Sports Arena With Major League Baseball Streaming Deal

Apple TV+ is getting into the live sports business. The streamer has struck a rights deal with Major League Baseball to carry a weekly doubleheader of games on Fridays, starting with the 2022 season — whenever that may begin. Baseball’s owners locked out the players in December, and the two sides haven’t yet come to […]

MLB Cancels Opening Day, Sides Fail to Reach Lockout Deal

Major League Baseball has canceled opening day, with Commissioner Rob Manfred announcing Tuesday the sport will scrap regular-season games over a labor dispute for the first time in 27 years after acrimonious lockout talks collapsed in the hours before management’s deadline. Manfred said he is canceling the first two series of the season that was […]

LeBron James Producing ‘After Jackie’ Baseball Doc for History Channel (Exclusive)

The History Channel has ordered a new documentary from producer Stanley Nelson and Major League Baseball, focusing on the Black baseball players who followed Jackie Robinson after the legendary Dodger broke the sport’s color barrier. The two-hour doc, After Jackie, comes from LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s content studio Uninterrupted, and counts James and Carter […]

Dodgers All-Star Mookie Betts Inks Producing Deal With Propagate

Mookie Betts is going Hollywood. The Boston Red Sox turned Dodgers All-Star has signed a producing deal with Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens’ Propagate that will see the outfielder and pro bowler’s One Media/Marketing Group develop scripted and unscripted film, TV and podcast projects. OMG, which Betts co-owns with Derrick Phillips, Cam Lewis and […]

Endeavor Acquiring Minor League Baseball Teams, Creates New Subsidiary

Endeavor is getting into the baseball business. The owner of WME, UFC and IMG says that it is creating a new subsidiary, Diamond Baseball Holdings, which will own and operate a number of MLB Professional Development League clubs. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. The company will operate the Triple Affiliates of the New […]

Dodgers vs. Giants: How to Watch NLDS Game 5 Live Online

The California archrivals will settle the score Thursday, Oct. 14.