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ClayMationNation; Buchholz Fans 12 In 11-0 Win

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)This is what we've been waiting for from Clay Buchholz. The pre-injury snappy breaking stuff, the nasty cutter, the poise on the mound—the results. The tall righty fanned 12 Astros, giving up just three hits on the way to a complete-game shutout of Houston, 11-0. There was no doubt about the dominance of Buchholz from start to finish—he tossed seven...
Via FenwayNation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Collect 13 Hits; Lose To Astros, 3-2

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)ConstipationNation has returned. After collecting thirteen hits, the Red Sox walked off the Minute Maid Park diamond 3-2 losers. The two plays that best defined the game were double-plays: hit into by David Ortiz with the bases-loaded and Dustin Pedroia (to end the game) with two on. Also, in the 8th inning a weird attempted force play resulted in an failed...
Via FenwayNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Resurgence Continues, Red Sox Win, 8-3

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)This trend could get habit-forming. Another Red Sox rookie took charge last night and led Boston to a convincing 8-3 victory over the new-look Houston Astros. New backstop Christian Vazquez went 3-4—including two doubles and three RBIs—helping John Lackey to his 10th win of the season. Lackey went six innings giving up just two earned runs—although he...
Via FenwayNation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Gortat uses #freeagencysoon in Instagram post with Chris Singelton

Let the overreaction begin! While dining with Chris Singleton and Wizards assistant coach Pat Sullivan in Poland, Marcin Gortat used the hashtag #freeagencysoon. This is certainly not going to go over with some of the Wizards fanbase, wishing for Gortat to stay in D.C. Of course, Gortat’s post does not indicate anything about him leaving. [...]
Via KCM Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Houston, We Have a Problem

Springer leads the way for a suddenly lethal Astros attack (Photo: AP/Pat Sullivan) Since the start of the 2011 season, one of fantasy’s golden rules has been Stream against Houston. In the three-plus years since their string of 100-loss seasons began, the Astros have compiled a cumulative .299 wOBA (28th) and 22.4 K% (30th). They turned waiver-caliber pitchers into startable...
Via Baseball Professor
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The New York Yankees are Already Hurting, and It’s Concerning to Say the Least

C.C. Sabathia is one of three pitchers for the New York Yankees that is currently on the disabled list – Mandatory Credit: Pat Sullivan/Associated Press Like last season’s misery, the New York Yankees are ailing. Specifically in pitching. With C.C. Sabathia’s recent disabled list placement, New York now has three starters that were in their opening five-man rotation on the...
Via The Sports Journal
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Football Preview: Samford

This article is part of a series previewing the Terriers' 2014 football opponents. Wofford hopes to snap their two-loss streak to Samford on October 18.Wofford's hopes for an outright SoCon title in 2012 were dashed with a two-overtime loss to the Samford Bulldogs. Samford fought back from a 24-9 deficit to tie the game with no time left in regulation.  An exchange of missed...
Via Talkin' Terriers
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Recipe For Success In 2014

Scott Feldman – Photo Credit: Pat Sullivan Abysmal. That’s the one word that sums up the Houston Astros 2013 campaign. Losing 111 games and ending the 2013 season on a 15-game losing streak isn’t going to attract too many casual Astros fans to the stands. But there is a recipe for success in Houston for this 2014 season, and I’m here to tell you exactly what that recipe is...
Via Hot Stove MLB
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Win First Game!

AP Photo/Pat Sullivan The first step toward number 28 was taken on Thursday, April 3rd, as the New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros 4-2 at Houston’s Minute Maid Park in front of a crowd of 26,348. The roof was once again closed. Houston went up 1-0 in the bottom of the 1st on a single by Dexter Fowler, a single by Robbie Grossman, sending Fowler to third, and a ground ball...
Via TopSportsReport
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Ejections: More Common Than You’d Think (I Thought “Never”)

(Image: Pat Sullivan/AP) On Sunday, the Brewers lost in disappointing fashion when the Diamondback scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth at Salt River Fields.  It was a tough loss, but it’s hard to get too frustrated when a game doesn’t go your way in spring training…or is it?  Manager Ron Roenicke was frustrated enough to get his damn self ejected.  Roenicke thought...
Via Brewers Bar
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Ejections: More Common Than You’d Think (I Thought “Never”)

(Image: Pat Sullivan/AP) On Sunday, the Brewers lost in disappointing fashion when the Diamondback scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth at Salt River Fields.  It was a tough loss, but it’s hard to get too frustrated when a game doesn’t go your way in spring training…or is it?  Manager Ron Roenicke was frustrated enough to get his damn self ejected.  Roenicke...
Via Brewers Bar
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Cincinnati vs North Carolina March 28, 1993

A couple weeks ago on twitter back when the Sean Kilpatrick All American talk was taking place, I quizzed people on AAs on twitter. That led to talking about past AA teams, which somehow led to talking about the 1993 NCAA tournament. Someone was trying to remember how the UC game against North Carolina ended. I looked it up and BAM, the game is on YouTube. I've only seen this...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eubank transfers to Samford, FCS school in Alabama

Former Arizona State quarterback Michael Eubank, who decided to transfer in December, has signed with Samford University, the school announced Sunday. Eubank had made it known earlier this month he would transfer to Samford, a Division I-AA (FCS) school but this week became the first official signee in the school's 2014 signing class. Because Samford is not an FBS school, Eubank...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eubank transfers to Samford, FCS school in Alabama

Former Arizona State quarterback Michael Eubank, who decided to transfer in December, has signed with Samford University, the school announced Sunday.  Eubank had made it known earlier this month he would transfer to Samford, a Division I-AA (FCS) school but this week became the first official signee in the school's 2014 signing class. Because Samford is not an FBS school, Eubank...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Heisman Candidate Profile: Tre Mason

Name- Tre Mason HT/WT- 5’9 205 School- (JR) Stats- (283 carries, 1621 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns) Tre Mason of Auburn shocked the world along with his Tiger teammates at the end of the season. The stretch that Mason has had was amazing versus Alabama and Missouri in the SEC title game. Tre Mason was incredible in his SEC title game performance, 46 carries, 304 yards, 6.6...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rivals Alabama, Auburn gear up for Top-5 matchup

Alabama and Auburn are preparing for one of the biggest Iron Bowls in history. The top-ranked Crimson Tide and No. 4 Auburn meet Saturday in only the in-state rivalry's second Top-5 matchup. It's a winner-takes-the-SEC-West game between two-time defending national champion Alabama and another surprising contender. The only other Top-5 Iron Bowl matchup came in 1971. Bear...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Obliterated: Rockets 109, Celtics 85

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)Well, this one got ugly real early and never got prettier.Remember when we said that young teams, like the 2013-14 Celtics, will lose some games this season? There will be games like these when the team lacks the effort, and the lack of a consistent scoring punch will hurt more often than it won’t. The C’s shot 32% from the field tonight, with Avery Bradley...
Via Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Warriors’ coach Jackson wants Curry to limit turnovers this season

AP Photo/Pat Sullivan Mark Jackson has made it clear to Golden State’s star point guard Stephen Curry that protecting the ball should be a high priority. “My only thing with Steph, and he knows it, is that he has to do a better job taking care of the basketball,” Jackson said.  ”I asked him before camp started, what’s the biggest thing for him in camp?  And he said ...
Via Pass The Pill
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Promote Tommy Sheppard To SVP Of Basketball Ops

The Washington Wizards have promoted Tommy Sheppard to senior vice president of basketball operations. In addition, the team has named Marc Eversley as vice president of scouting, Frank Ross as director of player personnel, Greg Ballard as advance pro scout and Thomas Knox as director of player performance and rehabilitation while promoting Ed Tapscott to vice president of player...
Via RealGM
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards promote Tommy Sheppard to VP of Operations

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has promoted Tommy Sheppard to senior vice president of basketball operations. In addition the team has named Marc Eversley as vice president of scouting Frank Ross as director of player personnel Greg Ballard as advance pro scout and Thomas Knox as director of player performance and rehabilitation while promoting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cost of hockey forced J.J. Watt to switch to football as a kid

Imagine the physical impact that behemoth NFL player JJ Watt could have had in the NHL. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) For Wisconsin native and current NFL star JJ Watt, being a physical presence is his game. Starting his third season with the Houston Texans, Watt has become a household name in the NFL. Watt’s pass-rushing prowess, affinity for deflecting passes, and forcing back opposing...
Via Around The Rink
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB’s Expanded Replay Proposal Sounds Fantastic (Is There Something I’m Missing?)

(Image: Pat Sullivan/AP) When it was announced last week that MLB would expand instant replay, Commissioner Bud Selig said, "I couldn't help but sense in the room the acceptance and excitement.  People understood they were sitting in on something that was historic."  It would be easy for a jaded fan to assume that Selig was being hyperbolic.  After all, the only...
Via Brewers Bar
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB umpire dismissed for drug violation, first public case

Major League Baseball fans have (unfortunately) become accustomed to baseball players failing drug tests, but to hear an umpire has violated policy is something completely unexpected.  According to the Associated Press, two sources familiar with the situation have indicated that 14-year veteran Brian Runge has been dismissed from the MLB umpiring corps due to a drug violation, followed...
Via Reading Between The Seams
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Keep An Eye On: Samford RB/KR Fabian Truss

Fabian Truss is an All-American at both RB and KR. One of the hidden gems of the 2014 NFL Draft hails from the FCS ranks, again- Fabian Truss from Samford. Like Francisco Llanos of Southern Mississippi, Fabian has diligently posted highlights on YouTube to make his name more familiar with fans and analysts. It’s not hard at all to find some footage of this talented RB/KR, but I...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Guti's Injury Calls For Others To Step Up

Photo Credit: Pat Sullivan/Associated Press Franklin Gutierrez has been known to be a fragile player over the past couple years, not even coming close to playing a full season. But in his first two years in Seattle, he sat out only 19 games total, yet in his last two he has missed over 100. At this point, Seattle fans have simply begun to expect an injury from Guti, and this...
Via SeaTown Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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