Aderlin Rodriguez: Journey to the Majors

BOWIE, Md. - First baseman Aderlin Rodriguez for the Bowie Baysox has now played for three organizations in nine years. He talks about his transformation with the Baysox. https://vimeo.com/230193382

Reading Phillies ‘Crazy Hot Dog Vendor’ a unique ritual

Matt Jackson never thought he be a team mascot after graduating with a degree in Sport Management. But he’s a graphics director by day and Reading Phillies mascot by night — part of this Double-A minor league baseball club’s lore.

For Dale Carey Jr., it’s more than baseball

For Dale Carey Jr., it’s more than baseball

Major League Baseball lacks a strong representation of African American players. Dale Carey Jr. of the Class A Potomac Nationals wants change that by inspiring younger players who look like him.

Ballpark Menu Summer Recap

Ballpark Menu Summer Recap

Seven graduate students in the sports specialty program at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism traveled this summer to a number of Minor League baseball stadiums in the mid-Atlantic region. This is their report on reviewing the best of ballpark food.

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Fort Worth student thrilled to be part of National Spelling Bee

Fort Worth eighth grader Will Lourcey aced the spelling of “fallacy” and “Ruritanian” on Wednesday, but that was not enough for him to advance to the finals of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee. Lourcey was one of 291 participants in the preliminary rounds, and one of 188 who made it through the two on-stage rounds on Wednesday.

Top 10 Selected for National Geographic Bee

The National Geographic Bee brings tests students from across the country on international geography. Karys Belger reports on what it was like for the contestants to make the top ten.

South Korea funds U.S. center to promote Korean culture

George Washington University inaugurated a program that will expand Korean language and cultural studies at the institution on Thursday, part of an expanded program funded by the South Korean government, officials said.

Mali native on a mission at Obama’s summit

WASHINGTON – A Mali native visited the nation’s capital on a mission to help African children through the Young African Leaders Initiative(YALI) program started by President Barack Obama. "If I had given up, I would not be in (the) U.S. today," said Alfousseni Sidibe,...

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