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Democratic Southland lawmakers expressed support Wednesday for President Barack Obama’s plan to normalize relations with Cuba, calling it a reversal of ineffective, decades-old policies.
A man who helped smuggle the Dodger star Yasiel Puig into the U.S. spoke out on Friday.
A South Florida man has been arrested for his alleged role in a smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba, according to court records.
A hearing has been set on a motion by attorneys for Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Cuban man blaming the player for his imprisonment and torture on the communist island.
The security of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig may be in question after an article emerged with a number of surprising claims regarding his escape from Cuba to the United States.
A bench-clearing brawl in which a ballplayer hit a rival in the face with a bat had disgusted sports fans and pundits bemoaning the state of Cuba’s national sport on Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have reached preliminary agreement with another Cuban infielder Erisbel Arruebarruena, according to MLB.com.
A brother and sister from Cuba were reunited Wednesday after 51 years.
The Dodgers have agreed to a $28 million, four-year contract with Cuban prospect Alexander Guerrero, according to a person familiar with the deal.
The inspiring 64-year-old athlete arrived at LAX to fanfare and balloons, as dozens of friends, family members and supporters applauded her extraordinary accomplishment.
Diana Nyad credits the success of her 100-mile record swim, in part, to a mask that she wore that prevented jellyfish from stinging her in the face.
Author Eduardo Santiago stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to tell viewers about his new book, “Midnight Rumba”!
A lawsuit seeking $12 million from Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he and his mother lied to Cuban authorities about a plan to smuggle the player out of the country.