The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

AGUIRRE, Venezuela - Moving day is just around the corner...major league teams that have abandoned Venezuela in the past decade as a result of economic...head of the Mariners' operations in Venezuela. "But the decision was made and we...

Women's baseball makes history with debut at Pan Am Games

...open the game against leadoff hitter Venezuela's Astrid Rodriguez."To be here...the record, the United States defeated Venezuela 10-6 in a regulation seven innings...she said.In the second inning, Venezuela nearly pulled off a triple play.The...

GreenJackets return home with new faces for week-long homestand

...Louisiana-Lafayette and made his professional debut last season.Rodriguez is a 22-year-old utility player signed young out of Venezuela who spent four years in the Dominican Summer League before making his stateside debut this year. He's capable of playing...

Detained FIFA official is extradited to the US

...executive committee and president of Costa Rica's soccer federation; FIFA staffer Julio Rocha, a development officer from Nicaragua; Venezuela federation president Rafael Esquivel; and Costas Takkas, a Briton who works for Webb.

Baseball union head Tony Clark critical medical records of NFL's Jason Pierre-Paul became public

...implement anything that would put a system which on the domestic side has its own challenges, and drop it somewhere internationally with the D.R., Venezuela, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba," he said, going on to add Japan and Korea.

GreenJackets: Sy, Jones no longer in Giants system

...and was assigned to the GreenJackets from Salem-Keizer, where he hit .308 in 14 games. Rodriguez signed young out of Venezuela and spent four years trying to hit his way out of the Dominican Summer League. He finally made it out this year and played...

Diego Maradona considering FIFA presidential run, report says

...Presi dent Nico las Maduro immediately called for Maradona to replace him.Mara dona has been a high-profile supporter of Venezuela's socialist government and a sharp critic of corruption in soccer. COPA AMERICA: Lionel Messi and James Rodriguez are...

Lionel Messi, Argentina seek breakthrough in Copa America final

...hasn't won a significant trophy since the 1993 Copa America, when Messi was aged six.He lost the 2007 final to Brazil in Venezuela, and was eliminated in the 2011 quarterfinals at home by Uruguay.A win Saturday would give Argentina its 15th Copa America...

New phone apps cover Microsoft Office and voting for mayors

...online social network is spreading its tentacles over your phone. This option is available in the U.S., Canada, Peru and Venezuela.INSTAGRAM is creeping on Twitter and Periscope territory. The photo-sharing app announced this week that it wants to...

Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela's winter series final.His apology was carried Monday by El Nacional newspaper.The Saturday night fight happened during the...