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US women's water polo coach leaves team after brother dies

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) U.S. women's water polo coach Adam Krikorian has left the team to be with his family after one of his two older brothers died. A team spokesman says he plans to return Monday. The U.S. plays Spain in its Olympic opener Tuesday. Blake Krikorian died at 48 on Wednesday in the Bay Area. USA Water Polo had no further details. Blake Krikorian was a Silicon Valley...
Via CSN Chicago
August 06, 2016

Father Engages Adrian Peterson In Uncomfortable Twitter Exchange

Suspended NFL player and child abuser Adrian Peterson isn’t preparing for a football game tomorrow, which gives him more time to peruse his Twitter feed and retweet fans (apparently he still has some left). This led to this really uncomfortable and awkward exchange: Peterson follows through on a retweet request from a father, who unforgivingly reached out to Peterson on behalf...
Via Busted Coverage
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins deal Willingham for Royals farmhand Adam

Twins outfielder Josh Willingham seemed destined to be traded, whether it was before the July 31 non-waiver deadline or some time in August. On Monday, Minnesota finally dealt the 11-year veteran. Minnesota dealt Willingham, 35, to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for minor-league pitcher Jason Adam, a 23-year-old right-hander. Adam will report to Double-A New Britain. Willingham...
Via Fox Sports North
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 05.06.14

Thanks to one of the Royals top prospects the affiliates avoided a winless day going 1-2. HR Call: Hunter Dozier (2), Johermyn Chavez (2)    Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jason Adam 6.0 IP  7 H  2 R  2 BB  6 K [caption id="attachment_12994" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Jason Adam[/caption] Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day:  Hunter Dozier  2-3  R  ...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mixed Bag

Blake Wood Redux - Jason Adam is having another tough start to AA this season and the more that I watch him I'm reminded of a big bodied former Royals minor league starter who struggled at AA. Jason has a couple similar problems to Blake in that he has trouble controlling the running game while also not throwing his change up with conviction or well enough to get advanced hitters...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals and Others Spring Training Notes

No big league game scheduled for Tuesday for the Kansas City Royals meant a early morning scrimmage with a Canadian All Star team for the minor leaguers. Jason Adam - Adam looked solid against an group that was significantly overmatched showing a 91-93 mph fastball and a tight late breaking offspeed pitch.  I'll talk with Jason about the transformation of this breaking pitch...
Via Pine Tar Press
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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