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Trinity Loses 4-1 To Norwich For Division III Hockey Title – Hartford Courant

Sunday, March 26, 2017

This was not a perfect season for Trinity, certainly not one that followed the path its coach assumed it would. There were multiple concerns that by mid-January needed to be addressed. Luckily for the Bantams, there was time to save things. And that’s precisely what they did over the last two months when everything was slowly put back on its track. And thanks to an 11-game winning streak that righted…

Siegel baseball off to hot start in defense of state title – The Daily News Journal

Sunday, March 26, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Highlights of Siegel’s 6-4 win over Oakland Friday. Cecil Joyce Buy Photo Siegel’s Zac Pearson, an MTSU recruit, fires to first during a recent game.(Photo: File / Tom Beckwith / For The DNJ)Buy Photo When you lose four key starters and one of the state’s best pitchers off a state championship team, there are going to be growing pains early the following year. Thus far…

Tragedy brings expression of support from fellow baseball team – CapitalGazette.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

More than a baseball game was on the schedule when the St. Mary’s High School varsity team faced the John Carroll School on Wednesday. The St. Mary’s team held a pregame tribute for John Carroll sophomore Josh Hamer, a baseball player who died from injuries he suffered in a car accident on March 2, in a show of support for Hamer’s mother, teammates and coaches. St. Mary’s head baseball coach…

Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Yanks, WBC, Sox, Twins, Tigers, Brewers – MLB Trade Rumors

Sunday, March 26, 2017

This week in baseball blogs: The Runner Sports asks whether Orioles third baseman Manny Machado or Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper would make for a better free agent target for the Yankees after the 2018 season. The Unbalanced explains why Team USA’s victory in the World Series Baseball Classic is a big deal. Baseball Hot Corner praises the WBC. Outside Pitch MLB delves into why the White Sox haven’t yet…

Is Kyle Schwarber’s next baseball trick making $184M vanish? – New York Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Kyle Schwarber recently retreated to his locker following a Cubs morning workout and removed a brace from his left knee, held it aloft and declared: “It’s going to be necessary for a long time.” This is a remnant of the devastating collision with Dexter Fowler during the third game of last season, which shredded the lefty slugger’s ACL and LCL. The more enduring remnant, however, is that Schwarber returned as…

Bill Murray’s magical sports run ended with Xavier’s Elite 8 loss – For The Win

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bill Murray has had an incredible year of sports — from his minor league team clinching its first playoff berth in over a decade in June to  the Cubs winning the World Series in November to Xavier’s March Madness run to the Elite Eight. “The power of Bill Murray,” as NBA star Dwyane Wade called it, was magical. The power of Bill Murray… This is his year in sports….. As a fan ofcourse —…

Using Sports To Get Out of Poverty Doesn’t Work When You Have To Be Rich To Play – Forbes

Sunday, March 26, 2017

If I may name-drop for moment, a number of years ago I was chatting with Tom Farrey, ESPN reporter and executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society program, about youth sports issues, which he has covered well, in particular with his essential book of How We Got Here in Youth Sports, “Game On.” I’m 47, and he’s a few years older than I am but essentially of the…

Thursday’s Sports in Brief – FOXSports.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

NCAA TOURNAMENT SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in the West Region. Xavier (30-13) stayed with the second-seeded Wildcats behind Bluiett’s 18 first-half points and tracked down the Wildcats after they tried to pull away in the second half. O’Mara scored on a power move inside, but missed a…

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four – FOXSports.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Like a top soccer team, Gonzaga built a title contender by dipping into the transfer market. Point guard Nigel Williams-Goss arrived from Washington, forward Johnathan Williams from Missouri and guard Jordan Matthews from California. Add in 300-pound, 7-foot-1 Polish center Przemek Karnowski and guard Josh Perkins, both granted extra seasons because of injuries, and the Zags’ starters made some of the most interesting journeys to the…

‘The most-scrutinized position in sports’ – Steelers.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Franchise quarterbacks remain a precious commodity in the NFL, which explains why potential answers at the position are evaluated so extensively. No wonder what’s valued in the process of appraising passers was such an often-discussed subject at the NFL Scouting Combine: Bill O’Brien, head coach, Houston Texans: “When you’re able to talk to these guys in the room, you’re able to really get; you have 15 minutes, 15 minutes is…

Where’s the line you can’t cross in NASCAR? – ESPN

Saturday, March 25, 2017

11:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment FONTANA, Calif. — Austin Dillon tried to joke a little about what he would do if he found himself feeling the anger he felt last Saturday. What he won’t do is drive into another car under caution, as he did in squeezing Cole Custer into the wall at fairly slow speed a week ago at Phoenix Raceway. NASCAR technically…

Brennan Poole isn’t down with NASCAR’s fitness craze – FOXSports.com

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The new thing that’s getting all the social media attention in NASCAR right now is cycling and fitness. Jimmie Johnson leads the movement that gained media attention when he got Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. into spandex riding gear. From there, Dale Jr. got Alex Bowman fitted for a bike and the trend was off. In honor of the fitness movement in NASCAR, @TheBuzzer’s Daryl Motte wanted to see…

US women’s hockey players get support for boycott – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, March 25, 2017

As sports organizations and notable hockey figures express support of the U.S. women’s team, several players say they rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as replacements for the upcoming world championships. Two players told The Associated Press on Friday that USA Hockey reached out to them to gauge their interest for the worlds, which begin next week in Plymouth, Michigan. Brittany Ott, a goaltender for the Boston Pride of…

Samuel Hicks Memorial Soccer Clinic – WTAE Pittsburgh

Saturday, March 25, 2017

ALVERTON, Pa. — More than eight years have passed since FBI agent Samuel Hicks, 33, died in the line of duty, shot and killed during a drug raid. On Saturday, his life takes on special meaning for dozens of children on a soccer field. The Samuel Hicks Memorial Fund holds its third annual free soccer clinic at Southmoreland High School in Scottdale. Kids from kindergarten to eighth grade will participate….

Cerabino: Holy cow! Baseball a training ground for making porn movies? – MyPalmBeachPost

Saturday, March 25, 2017

I was surprised to learn that the former video coordinator with the Miami Marlins thinks that his baseball experience has helped him become a better producer of pornographic movies. Cullen McRae told The Palm Beach Post’s Joe Capozzi that his old job, making baseball videos, has been valuable experience for his new job, making porn videos. “Baseball in a strange way has really helped me prepare for…

White Sox closer David Robertson: World Baseball Classic ‘gets you … – Chicago Tribune

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Jose Quintana stopped by White Sox reliever Nate Jones’ locker to offer a hug and congratulations Friday morning at Camelback Ranch. Sox closer David Robertson couldn’t get infielder Yolmer Sanchez to stop hugging him. “He’s a big hugger,” Robertson said. Needless to say, the Sox were happy to have their two most important bullpen pieces back at Camelback Ranch after they spent nearly three weeks away to join Team USA…

Chambersburg baseball gets off to solid start – GameTimePA

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Buy Photo Chambersburg’s Sean Vessah (3), left, and Kevin Carbaugh collided while trying to catch the ball during a baseball game against Hamburg on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Vessah made the catch and the Trojans defeated Hamburg 4-0.(Photo: Noelle Haro-Gomez, GameTimePA.com)Buy Photo It wasn’t perfect, but it was enough to put a smile on Scott Folmar’s face. Chambersburg opened its baseball season on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Greene Twp….