Posts Tagged Charity fundraising

A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez talks about how he is dedicating the baseball of his 3,000th career hit to his daughters during a news conference, Friday, July 3, 2015, in New York. Rodriguez received the ball back from Zack Hample, a fan who caught the solo home run to right field on Friday, June 19, against the Detroit Tigers. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.

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University of Miami grad donates $1 million to school

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A University of Miami graduate has donated $1 million to the school, money that will perpetually fund a scholarship for a football player.

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