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New AVCA polls for 30 September

A fascinating dispersal of votes in the D-I poll, I must say. Washington are indeed the new #1 team, with 38 of the 60 first-place votes. The other 22? Scattered like buckshot. Twelve went to #2 USC. Penn State fell a little further than I expected they would, down to #5, but they still got one first-place vote. Two each went to #3 Florida and #4 Texas, and three to the Hawaii...
Via The Net Set
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hitter of the Night in the Cal Ripken Leaguen---June 6th

Opening night in the Cal Ripken League saw several really nice offensive performances, but my Hitter of the Night is Jake Rowland of the Herndon Braves by way of the University of Tennessee. Jake went 4 for 5, with a home run, two doubles and 3 runs batted in. He also scored 2 runs. ^^^ Honorable Mention from June 6th. table.tableizer-table {border: 1px solid #CCC; font...
Via Summer Ball
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Living the Dream: Eddie Mata in the MLB Fan Cave

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Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Ducks Open Season Honoring #8

When you think of the late Hall-of-Fame catcher Gary Carter you immediately remember his days in Montreal or leading the Mets to the ’86 World Series championship. Perhaps his final years in Los Angeles and San Francisco come to mind, as well. What you don’t think of is Carter in a Long Island Ducks uniform, but he did spend the 2009 season managing the Atlantic League outfit...

Memorial Service Announced For Gary Carter

“It’s nice to know that even though my body feels like an old man now, I will always be a kid at heart.” The memorial service to honor Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher who died of brain cancer at 57 earlier this week, has been scheduled for Friday night in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The family’s website announced the service today, and requested in lieu of flowers, that...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

'Kid' lived a life of grace and giving

It was nine months ago when doctors first discovered the tumors in Gary Carter's brain, and they knew instantly it would be a horrific fight. Instead of rotating medicines, holding back one or two in case the others failed, the specialists chose to throw everything into Carter's system at once. "It was that bad," a family friend said of the diagnosis. "From...
Via Fox Sports
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57. Carter was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last May, two weeks after finishing his second season as coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University. ''I am deeply saddened to tell you all that...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Carter loses his battle with brain cancer

11 time All Star and 2003 Hall of Fame inductee Gary Carter has passed away at the age of 57.  Carter had battled brain cancer for the past nine months, and the disease kept him from coaching the baseball team at Palm Beach Atlantic University.  Carter played 19 years in MLB, for the Expos, Mets, Giants, and Dodgers. Carter was one of the best catchers in the history of the game...
Via The Victory Formation
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Carter Dies at the Age of 57

Gary Carter, who will be remembered as perhaps the greatest catcher of the 1980s, has lost his battle with brain cancer.The Hall of Famer who's career spanned 19 seasons with four different teams (Mets, Expos, Dodgers and Giants) was 57 years old. The image you see above of is how many of us will prefer to remember him, rushing to greet reliever Jesse Orosco after the...
Via The Outside Corner
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Building the Pyramid: My Day at PDL Tryouts

While my featured work to date has been in reference to the British effect on soccer, ostensibly, the reason I’m here at World Soccer Reader is to provide a viewpoint for fans of teams below MLS (NASL, USL Pro, PDL, W-League and Super-Y). This is the first of many regular features on the building of the soccer pyramid from the ground up. Arriving at the grounds of the local soccer...
Via World Soccer Reader
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Carter attends college baseball team's season opener

Despite batting an aggressive form of brain cancer, Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter attended opening day for the college baseball team he coaches. Carter received a standing ovation when he attended Thursday's opener for Palm Beach Atlantic University. He stayed for three innings and the team responded with a 3-2 win over Lynn University. Carter, who was joined by fellow former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Battling brain cancer, Gary Carter makes opener

Even as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer, Hall of Famer Gary Carter wouldn't miss opening day for the college baseball team he coaches. Carter shook hands with each player on the Palm Beach Atlantic University team and watched about three innings of the game Thursday night. The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/A9Q0qN ) reports the crowd gave him a standing ovation...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Conference USA

By snapping an 18-game losing streak against Memphis on Wednesday night, Southern Miss took sole possession of first place in Conference USA. At this point, there are four tournament hopefuls in the league (sorry Tulsa), although a couple are headed in the wrong direction. With Selection Sunday just over five weeks away, here’s a quick look at those four squads: Southern Miss...
Via Run the Floor
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

UCF 84, Palm Beach Atlantic 69

Marcus Jordan had 17 points and freshman Kasey Wilson added a career-high 15 to help Central Florida to an 84-69 win over Palm Beach Atlantic on Monday night. Isaiah Sykes added 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists for UCF (16-6). Marc Hardy led Division II Palm Beach Atlantic (4-17) with 19 points and teammate Dante Valentine had 17 points and 12 rebounds. Jordan had back...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

North Florida 85, Palm Beach Atlantic 78

Parker Smith scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, and North Florida rallied in the second half for an 85-78 win over Palm Beach Atlantic on Friday night. Jerron Granberry added 16 points, hitting four treys for the Ospreys (7-7), who won their second straight game and seventh in a row at home. There were 14 ties and 10 lead changes in the game. The Division II Sailfish...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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